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A tandem kayak allows Kyle McIntyre of Newport to explore deeper waters while NEHSA volunteer Steve Darling does the paddling on Lake Sunapee at Sunapee State Beach in Newbury, N.H., on August 27, 2014. 
Valley News - Sarah Priestap

Program Lets Disabled Athletes Enjoy Summer Sports

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Newbury, n.h. — It’s just before 10 a.m. at Lake Sunapee State Beach, and Kyle McIntyre is, in the words of caregiver Bill Hays, “all smiles and giggles.” It’s understandable that McIntyre is happy, and not only because of the warm and sunny conditions on the lake. Thanks to the New England Handicapped Sports Association kayaking program, the 24-year-old cerebral …

Shirley A. “Lee” (Turner) Warriner

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Coventry, Conn. — Shirley A. “Lee” (Turner) Warriner, most recently of Coventry, Conn. died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014 at the Mansfield Center for Nursing and Rehab in Storrs, Conn. She was born in Cambridge, Mass. the daughter of Joseph E., Jr. and Sarah A. (Johnson) Turner. A graduate of Braintree, Mass. High School, she attended the University of Mass., Amherst and Chandler School …

Helen C. Skarin

Saturday, August 23, 2014

South Newbury, N.H. — Helen C. Skarin, 74, of South Newbury, died peacefully on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, surrounded by the love of her family, many lifelong friends, and her new friends at the Courtyard at Woodcrest Village in New London. Helen was born on Nov. 1, 1939, in Patterson, N.J., to William and Elizabeth (Walsh) Atchison. She grew up in Vernon, Vt., …

Letter: One Student Dartmouth Lost

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

To the Editor: Based on recent stories and editorials, both locally and in Boston, time has long since passed for some Dartmouth College students to start to grow up. Dartmouth College’s president, Philip Hanlon, has strongly stated that “(e)ven if one student is turned off because of their …

Local Roundup: Woodstock Lax Rallies Past Patriots

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Bennington, Vt. — Down five entering the fourth quarter, the Woodstock High boys lacrosse team stormed all the way back to beat host Mount Anthony 11-10 in overtime on Haven Lantz’s game-winner. The Wasps (3-2) trailed 10-5 heading …

Margaret “Peg” (Kendal) Thornton

Sunday, May 4, 2014

New London, N.H. — A memorial service for Margaret “Peg” (Kendal) Thornton, 99, who died on Jan. 14, 2014, will be held on Monday, May 12, 2014, at 2 p.m. at The First Baptist Church of New London. …

Retired Teacher Seeks Odell’s Seat

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Sunapee — A first-term Democrat who represents several Sullivan County towns in the New Hampshire House formally declared her candidacy for the District 8 state Senate seat now held by Republican Bob Odell, who is retiring. “During my …

Local Roundup: Stevens’ Hussey Shines Under the Lights in No-Hitter

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Claremont — Ruthlessly efficient from the start, Chase Hussey tossed a no-hitter to lead the Stevens High baseball team to a 9-0 victory over Kearsarge under the lights at Barnes Park on Monday night. Hussey, a junior, needed …

Letter: Baby Boomers’ Bequest

Monday, April 28, 2014

To the Editor: What will be our legacy, baby boomers? Our children and grandchildren are waiting. Will it be an economy where the 1 percent gets 95 percent of the generated wealth? Will it be a democracy or plutocracy after Citizens United and unlimited individual donations take hold? …

At the Hospitals: April 27, 2014

Sunday, April 27, 2014

APD Names Woodlands Administrator Lebanon — Carla M. Skinder, of Meriden, has been appointed administrator of The Woodlands, an independent living community for seniors on the campus of the Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital. “She has already made …

Cougars Complete Sweep of Raiders

Sunday, April 27, 2014

North Sutton, n.h. — Bypassing an opponent intent on knocking it down, the Kearsarge High boys lacrosse team beat Lebanon, 12-5, on Saturday, the Cougars’ second victory over their NHIAA Division III rival in three days. Freshman Justin …

Local Roundup: Cards Shuffle Windsor

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Claremont — It may still be early in the season, but the Stevens High baseball team is bringing the thunder thus far. Getting comfortable quickly in their home surroundings, the Cardinals exploded for a 16-6 victory in five …

At the Hospitals: April 20, 2014

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Gifford Mammography, Nuclear Medicine Earn National Accreditation Randolph — Gifford Medical Center’s mammography and nuclear medicine departments have both been awarded three-year reaccreditations by the American College of Radiology. The accreditation is awarded only to facilities meeting American …