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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 …

‘If I Can Do It, You Can Do It’: Mass. Amputee Uses Endurance Swim for Awareness

Monday, August 25, 2014

Newbury, n.h. — Every day, Mike Welsch faces the reality that his own alcohol-related motorcycle crash 35 years ago left him with an amputated lower right leg. Yet every day he appreciates that he can still walk, run and swim — and he’s got a very active way of demonstrating it. Welsch, 55, …

Sunapee Girls Soccer Looks to Defend Title

Friday, August 22, 2014

Sunapee — Taylor O’Mara, Kyle Hershey, Taylor Usko, Courtney Dunnells and Sammy Rosignoll are all seniors on a Sunapee High soccer team that won a New Hampshire Division IV state championship in 2013. That victory came against Woodsville, but all five girls agreed the semifinal win over Derryfield was the most important triumph. …

Letter: The Issue No One Wants to Talk About

Friday, May 9, 2014

To the Editor: Six months of planning for the Steppin’ Up to End Violence Walk (and Fun Run!) and it rains! But that did not deter the 476 people who showed up on April 26 to walk the 5K event in Claremont as a show of community solidarity …

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Advance Care Planning Discussion Set for Tuesday in Lebanon Lebanon — A presentation on advance care planning by Bernard Hammes, director of medical humanities and respecting choices for Gundersen Health System, of La Crosse, Wis., is set for …

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 …

Indicted Driver Issues Statement

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Lebanon — The Sunapee man charged with second-degree murder in a Dec. 7 accident that killed a Wilder couple has released a statement offering his “heartfelt and deepest condolences” to the couple’s families. Robert J. Dellinger, 53, was …

Sunapee Man Faces Second-Degree Assault in I-89 Crash

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

North Haverhill — A Sunapee man who authorities allege intentionally drove his truck across the median of Interstate 89 and struck another car, has been indicted by the Grafton County grand jury on two second-degree murder charges and a second-degree assault charge relating to the stillbirth of a …

State. Sen. Odell, R-New London, Plans to Step Down at End of Term

Saturday, April 19, 2014

New London — State Sen. Bob Odell, a moderate Republican known as a pivotal and principled vote in Concord, announced Friday he would not seek a seventh term in the state Senate, saying he is ready to spend …

Michael J. Hayward

Friday, April 18, 2014

Sunapee, N.H. — Michael J. Hayward, 42, was found in Hartland, Vt. on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, after having been missing since February. He was born Oct. 27, 1971, in New London, N.H. a son of Michael and Alison (Odell) Hayward. After graduating from Kearsarge Regional High School …

Michael J. Hayward, Jr.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Sunapee, N.H. — A memorial service for Michael J. Hayward, Jr., 42, late of Sunapee will be held Saturday, April 19 at 1 p.m. at the Knight Funeral Home in White River Junction, Vt. A full obituary will follow in a later edition of the Valley News. …

Letter: Smaller Bill Thanks to Obamacare

Monday, April 7, 2014

To the Editor: I support the Affordable Care Act. I pay less for my family health insurance, get better coverage and have lower out-of-pocket expenses. Last year, I was paying more than $900 a month and had a $10,000 per-person deductible. The total out-of-pocket expenses would have come …

Open-Water Casting: Season Kicks Off Quietly in N.H.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Sunapee — Their fishing poles slung over their shoulders, Aaron Noyes and George Caccavaro left the docks at Lake Sunapee harbor Tuesday with empty buckets, no fish to show for nearly 6 hours with lines in the water. …