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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. …

The ‘Balancing Act’ of Setting Bail: A Complex Calculation

Sunday, January 19, 2014

Lebanon — During Robert Dellinger’s Dec. 11 arraignment in District Court in Lebanon on two charges of manslaughter, the prosecutor and defense attorney debated his wealth, the chance that he would flee and the danger he posed to …

Wesley Paul Faust

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Sunapee, N.H. — Wesley Paul Faust, 81, passed away at New London Hospital on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, after a short illness. He leaves behind his soul mate of over 30 years, Charlotte Carlson of Sunapee. Wesley was born on Jan. 21, 1932, in Springfield, Mass. He graduated …

Dog Missing in Car Crash Found on I-91

Friday, January 3, 2014

UPDATE: Read an update written by the New Jersey-based newspaper The Record at this link. Rockingham, Vt. — A dog named Zorro that went missing in the midst of a car crash this week has been found. According …

Sunday, December 29, 2013

Birth Announcements: Dec. 29, 2013 …

At the Hospitals: Dec. 29, 2013

Sunday, December 29, 2013

Randolph Bowling Tournament Raises Money for Mammograms Randolph — A recent bowling tournament raised $857 for Gifford Hospital’s Woman to Woman Fund. The fund pays for mammograms for low-income women not covered by other programs and buys soft …

Wedding: Vachula — Dutille

Sunday, December 22, 2013

Sunapee — Lauren A. Vachula and Timothy C. Dutille were married on Sept. 7, 2013. The wedding took place at St. Brigid Catholic Church in Millbury, Mass., in a ceremony presided over by the Rev. Paul M. LaPalme. …

I-89 Crash Charges Upgraded

Saturday, December 21, 2013

Lebanon — Prosecutors announced Friday evening that they have upgraded the charges against the Sunapee man involved in a collision on Interstate 89 earlier this month that killed a Wilder couple. Robert Dellinger, 53, has been charged with …

Attorney May Appeal Bail Ruling in I-89 Collision

Saturday, December 21, 2013

Lebanon — Before Robert Dellinger was arrested on upgraded charges Friday afternoon, his legal proceedings had been put on hold, as a probable cause hearing scheduled for earlier this week was postponed. Peter DeCato, Dellinger’s attorney, said in an interview on Thursday that he was negotiating with the …

Judith L. Christensen

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Sutton, N.H. — Judith L. Christensen, 69, of Sap House Road died at her home on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, from complications of lung cancer. She was born on Long Island, N.Y. on Dec. 7, 1944, the daughter of Charles E. and Alois (Schepp) Kovanda. Mrs. Christensen lived …

At the Hospitals: Dec. 15, 2013

Sunday, December 15, 2013

Newbury, N.H., Resident to Lead Assisted Living Community Sunapee — Rolande “Ron” Andrews, of Newbury, N.H., has been named executive director of the new Sunapee Cove Assisted Living community on Route 11 in Georges Mills. The facility, newly …