Plainfield

Agatha Walker Poor

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Scarborough, Maine — Agatha Walker Poor, 94, died peacefully on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, at Piper Shores in Scarborough where she had resided since 2002. Aggie lived in Ridgewood, N.J. from 1946 to 2002 and summered on Nantucket from the mid-1950s to 2013. She is survived by two sons, Dan and his wife, Rickey of Cornish, N.H. and David and his wife, Pat of New York City; two daughters, Taydie …

Local Roundup: Bronze for Cox At World Juniors

Monday, August 31, 2015

Singapore — Hannah Cox is coming home with a FINA World Junior Swimming Championships medal. The 17-year-old member of the Upper Valley Aquatic Club swim team closed junior worlds on Sunday by winning a bronze medal in her women’s 200-meter freestyle specialty. After two near-miss podium efforts earlier in the six-day meet, Cox shaved a hundredth of a second off her personal best …

NHIAA Aims to Be Tech-Savvy

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Concord — At the start of each workday, NHIAA Executive Director Jeff Collins and assistant Dave Rozumek say they spend 30-45 minutes brainstorming ways to make the organization’s website, nhiaa.org, more informative and user-friendly. Some time during the 2015-16 school year, it hopes to reveal the best version yet. Implementing “Schedule Star” software and other upgrades, the NHIAA is aiming to streamline the …

Hope Marie (Pittsley) Isaacs

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Plainfield, N.H. — Hope Marie (Pittsley) Isaacs passed away suddenly, Sunday, May 17, 2015. Her passing was met with great sadness, but she left this world well loved. She was surrounded by her mother, Rose Pittsley, husband of 47 years, Gregg Isaacs, their five sons: Gregg Jr., Glen, …

‘Ugly’ Victory for Post 22

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Lebanon — Early in Friday’s game against visiting Milford, Lebanon American Legion Post 22 senior player Bryar Rouillard produced a prodigious belch while leading off first base. The Stevens High graduate promptly excused himself, but he and his …

Racketeering: Lebanon Grad a Master at Tennis and Squash

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Lebanon — Playing tennis with Max Reed can really mess you up, and sometimes it seems there’s nothing you can do about it. Everything goes wrong. First, there’s something wrong with the ball. No matter how hard you …

Sullivan County Agency Has New Executive Director

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Newport — The Sullivan County group working to connect Claremont and Lebanon with a bus route along Route 120 is hoping that its new executive director will drive efforts to expand its transportation offerings. The Community Alliance of …

High School Notes: Hanover’s ‘Baseball Guy’ Takes a Break

Friday, June 19, 2015

Hanover — Mike Jackson has plans to see Wrigley Field for the first time this summer. It was bound to happen; after all, how can any self-professed “baseball guy” carry the weight of the title without having visited …

Garden Tour Set in Windsor, Cornish, Plainfield

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Windsor — A garden tour celebrating the 130th anniversary of the founding of the Cornish Colony is set for June 20. Organized by Historic Windsor, Inc., the Gardener’s Journey is a benefit for the nonprofit’s historic preservation programs. …

John Woodward-Poor

Friday, June 12, 2015

Plainfield, N.H. — John Woodward-Poor died Monday June 8th, surrounded by his family. He was born Aug. 6, 1952, in Ridgewood, N.J., son of Daniel and Agatha Poor. He moved to the Upper Valley in 1974, and began a life filled with friends and family, always driven by …

Art Notes: Photographer’s Installation Combines the Digital and the Handmade

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Lia Rothstein has been a photographer for four decades, and in that time she has done nearly everything a photographer could do. She’s used film and digital, done commercial jobs, worked as a photo archivist, shot weddings and …

John Woodward-Poor

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Plainfield, N.H. — John Woodward-Poor, 62, passed away Monday, June 8, 2015, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon. Arrangements are pending with the Ricker Funeral Homes & Crematory of Lebanon & Enfield, N.H. A complete obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley News. …

Dorothy Erma (Schultz) Gattie

Sunday, June 7, 2015

West Lebanon, N.H. — Dorothy Erma (Schultz) Gattie, 93, passed away peacefully surrounded by family at her home on Monday, May 25, 2015, after a short period of declining health. Dorothy was born on June 6, 1921, in Buffalo, N.Y. to Charles and Erma Schultz. As a girl …