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Donald C. Berwick

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Brandon, Fla. — Donald C. Berwick, 82, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, at the James Haley Veterans Hospital in Tampa, Fla. Donald was born July 31, 1932, in Lawrence, Mass. In 1937 along with his family, he moved to Plainfield, N.H., where he attended grammar school. In 1945 Donald enrolled at the Kimball Union Academy in Meriden, N.H.,from which he graduated in 1949, as well as post graduate in 1950. Following graduation Mr. Berwick continued his education at Dartmouth College, graduating with the class of 1954 with an AB degree. After spending one year at the Tuck School of Business Administration, he entered the United States Army and served two years in Germany, being …

Local Roundup: Woodstock Skiers Grab Four State Crowns in a Day

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Mendon, Vt. — Say this about this year’s Woodstock Union High School skiing program: When the Wasps go out, they apparently go all out. In what may be one of the most complete performances in Vermont Principals Association history, Woodstock sent its Alpine and Nordic programs to different state championships on Tuesday and …

Joseph Hurshell Sears Jr.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Enfield, N.H. — Joseph Hurshell Sears Jr., 70, passed away peacefully Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, at DHMC in Lebanon, N.H., surrounded by his family. He was born at home in Canaan, N.H. on July 28, 1944 to Joseph H. and Frances (Grace) Sears. When Joe was 8 his family moved to Methodist Hill in Enfield, where he grew up and lived most of …

Margo J. Krasnoff

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Meriden, N.H. — Margo J. Krasnoff of Meriden, passed away at her home on Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015. She was born in Newark, N.J. on Nov. 3, 1957, the daughter of Lawrence and Lynn Krasnoff. Margo decided on a career in medicine in her first year of college …

Wasps Beat Sin Bin, Bulldogs

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Woodstock — There isn’t a whole lot stopping the Woodstock High boys hockey team lately. Even when the Wasps try to stop themselves, someone steps up to save the day. The honor belonged to sophomore goaltender Connor Black …

Wedding: Magnan — Ladd

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Meriden — Benjamin Ladd and Renee Magnan were married on Sept. 27, 2014, in an outdoor ceremony at the home of the bridegroom’s parents. The bride’s father escorted her down the aisle. Annie Cooper, a longtime friend of …

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Doctor Dies After Falling Inside Home

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Plainfield — The Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center community reacted with sadness after a prominent doctor and teacher was found dead in her home by Plainfield police on Wednesday. Margo Krasnoff, 57, apparently died as a result of an accidental fall down a flight of stairs in her True Road …

Dr. Margo J. Krasnoff

Friday, January 16, 2015

Meriden, N.H. — Dr. Margo J. Krasnoff, 57, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2015, at her home in Meriden. Immediate services will be held privately. A public service will be announced at a later date. A complete obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley …

They Do Their Jobs: Raiders Concentrate on Wins, Not Style Points

Thursday, January 15, 2015

West Lebanon — The Lebanon High boys hockey team could be a bunch of high-flying skating types, but that wouldn’t reflect what coach Gary Smith’s players are all about this winter. Instead, the Raiders regularly show up for …

Local Roundup: Wasps Rain Threes in Boys Hoop Win Over Hartford

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

White River Junction — The Woodstock High boys played two halves of basketball in recording their second win over Hartford in 48 hours on Monday. They scored half of their baskets from beyond the 3-point arc, mirroring leading …

Robert J. LaFlam, Sr.

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Meriden, N.H. — Robert J. LaFlam, Sr., 71, passed away Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015. Arrangements are pending with the Ricker Funeral Home & Crematory of Lebanon. A complete obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley News. …

Balancing Act: Whatever the Sport, Lebanon Sophomore Finds Success

Friday, January 9, 2015

Lebanon — Two of the coaches who call Lebanon High’s Ryan Milliken their own can describe him with five-letter words like motor and gamer. Here’s another one Milliken hopes to apply at Leverone Field House today: zippy. The …

More Sweep Success: Raiders Continue Mastery Over Marauders

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Lebanon — The Lebanon High boys and girls basketball teams won’t receive any tangible awards for sweeping arch-rival Hanover on Thursday, yet it was a banner night for the Raiders anyway. Senior Vanessa Fluery sank a buzzer-beating jump …