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Janine Weins interviews a children's book author her bookstore in Lebanon, N.H, in Nov. 1995. Valley News- Geoff Hansen

A Life: Janine Weins, 1940-2015; ‘She Was a Very Brilliant Woman, and She Was Also Very Modest’

Monday, April 20, 2015

Lyme — Janine Weins interviewed her last radio guest, the director of the sleep program at Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital, on March 4. “Every living creature needs sleep,” Dr. Adam Sorscher told Weins during the hour-long broadcast. “Everybody listening to this show has this commonality, that they need sleep.” Owls sleep, he said. Geese sleep. Fruit flies sleep. Dolphins doze with one half of the brain at a time. Plants, too, have periods of lessened activity; and even cells may have a snooze now and then, by behavioral definitions of the activity. And unlike other impulses, the urge to close one’s eyes is irresistible. …

Hanover’s OT Work Rewarded

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Hanover — With his red hair, goateed chin and stocky build, first-year Hanover High boys lacrosse coach Ryan Gardner bears some resemblance to the comedian Louis C.K. Gardner, but his players weren’t laughing as dusk crept across Merriman-Branch Field on Monday. Not when they’d just surrendered two goals during the fourth quarter’s final …

Business Notes: April 5, 2015

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Claremont — Runnings will open its doors on Tuesday in the former Lowe’s Home Improvement store, which it bought last year about two years after Lowe’s announced it would close. Runnings is a general merchandise chain store with headquarters in the Midwest. Its product line includes clothing, outdoor equipment, lawn and garden, automotive, …

A Chilly Championship: Hanover Takes Flight for Another State Title

Friday, February 13, 2015

Newport — Call it six degrees and jubilation. On a night that was so cold you thought you’d never be warm again, Hanover High rekindled the triumphant glow, winning its third consecutive state ski jumping championship and concluding …

Judith Ann Johnson

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Pawleys Island, S.C. — Judith Ann Johnson, age 65, loving wife, mother and grandmother, died Monday, Feb. 9, 2015, at her residence after a long illness. Born in Hanover, N.H., she was the eldest daughter of the late Everett and Priscilla King. She graduated from Becker Junior College …

A Woman’s Place Could Be in the Gym … If Only More Would Apply to Be H.S. Basketball Coaches

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Claremont — Some things are hard to understand. When Title IX was adopted in 1972, forcing schools to offer and fund female and male athletics equally, there was a bit of an upheaval when men were hired to …

Lyme Craftsman Constructs Caskets, Engages Community in Conversations About Death

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Lyme — Along with wooden cars, napkin holders and toast tongs, Lyme craftsman Michael Whitman sometimes displays a more unusual item at farmers markets and craft fairs. The handcrafted casket catches shoppers by surprise. “The most frequent question …

Local Roundup: Mascoma Boys Basketball Catches Winning Fever

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

West Canaan — If winning can be contagious, it’s safe to say the Mascoma High boys basketball team has caught the bug. The Royals used a collective hot-shooting touch to beat visiting Stevens 71-47 on Tuesday night. Mason …

Storming the Slopes: Boston Blizzard Gives Region’s Ski Areas a Big Boost

Sunday, February 1, 2015

South Pomfret — Garrett Kelly has just cruised down the mountain on his sixth snowboard run at Suicide Six Ski Area and is taking a “hydration” break. An assistant front desk manager at the Woodstock Inn & Resort, …

Marjorie E. Hathaway

Friday, January 30, 2015

Hanover, N.H — Marjorie E. Hathaway passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, at DHMC. Marjorie was born May 3, 1927 to Leo Wilmot and Fannie (Chapin) Wilmot at their home on River Road in Lyme, N.H. She worked at Goodyear in Windsor and Carters in West Lebanon …

Local Roundup: Stevens Grabs Unified Hoop Victory

Monday, January 26, 2015

Claremont — Tyler Erickson had 24 points to lead the Stevens High unified basketball team over Hanover on Monday night, 38-32, at Carr Gymnasium. Walter Mosenthal had 16 points for Hanover (0-4), which also received eight from Brandon …

Local Roundup: Pogue Sixth at NHCS Nordic Race

Monday, January 26, 2015

Whitefield, n.h. — There are certain allowances that have to be made when gathering hundreds of cross country skiers in one location, such as what happened on Saturday at the first of two New Hampshire Coaches Series high school races of the winter. For one, Lebanon coach Les …

Mothers’ Day Atop the Mountain: Hanover’s Blum, Buddy Climb to Honor Moms’ Cancer Battles

Monday, January 19, 2015

Anyone who’s dealt with a serious illness in the family is well aware of the importance of treatment and support. Jackson Blum and Alex Roth were willing to travel to great heights to give back. Bearing the slogan, …