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Man who raised $100,000 for ALS in Ice Bucket Challenge dies

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Corey Griffin, a former Bain Capital manager who raised more than $100,000 for the ALS Association in the past week through the Ice Bucket Challenge, was killed in a diving accident. He was 27. He died at 3 a.m. Aug. 16 at Nantucket Cottage Hospital in Massachusetts, after jumping from the roof of a two-story building into Nantucket Harbor, said Carlos Moreira, a police spokesman. No other details were provided. … 0

Richard-Dexter

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Richard-Dexter Peter Richard and Dana Dexter were married May 24 at Villa Mandarinas in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Tanya Frost performed the double-ring ceremony. Michael Cimon of Salisbury, Mass., was the best man for Richard. Phala Vilchock of Norringham was the woman of honor for Richard. James Gherardi of Farmingville, N.Y., was the best … 0

Mr. and Mrs. LaRose

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Mr. and Mrs. LaRose Almond and Geraldine (Watson) LaRose of Pembroke recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married July 31, 1954, in Westfield, Vt. The couple has three children, Gail Davis and her husband, Roger, of Candia; Pamela Gagnon and her husband, Paul, of Pembroke; and Becky Cournoyer and her husband, … 0

People

Friday, August 15, 2014

BOW Steven Bosse, son of Brian and Kelly Bosse, earned a bachelor’s degree in Russian and political science from the University of New Hampshire. Following graduation he completed Officer Candidate School in Quantico, Va. and was commissioned a … 0

People

Friday, August 15, 2014

BOW Kevin M c Cully, son of Diane and Tim McCully, was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. CANTERBURY Alice Hervey was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at the University of Rhode Island in Kingston. … 0

People

Monday, August 11, 2014

WEARE Kelsey Francher earned a bachelor’s degree in criminology from Merrimack College in North Andover, Mass. Holly Aleksonis was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Va. She is a junior. Sydney Getzin earned a bachelor’s degree in … 0

Monday, August 11, 2014

headline Saturday, July 12, Central NH Bicycle Coalition (CNHBC) held an Earn-A-Bike distribution day. On distribution day, we match transportation-challenged folks with bicycles in hopes that they’ll be less tranportationally challenged. We provided training and bikes for seven individuals. None of this could have happened without the generous … 0

Monday, August 11, 2014

‘Book-It’ road race The Friends of the Meredith Library are seeking sponsorship and volunteers for the third annual “Book-It!” 5K Road Race to be held Aug. 30 at Community Park in Meredith. This popular family event attracts more than 100 runners and walkers each year. All proceeds from … 0

Announcements

Monday, August 11, 2014

PENACOOK Face lift United Church of Penacook is getting a facelift. Previous re-painting efforts haven’t lasted since today’s paints don’t adhere well to wood siding that dates back to 1858, so the church is replacing the wood with fiber cement board siding. Homescapes of New England, Nottingham, will … 0

People

Saturday, August 9, 2014

ANDOVER Laurie Zimmerman published a collection of her poems and was honored as an annual book award winner in the poetry series of Quercus Review Press, a California publishing house. She is a member of the English department … 0

Announcements

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Blood needed The American Red Cross encourages all eligible blood donors to make an appointment to donate blood soon to help prevent a shortage. During the summer months, on average, about two fewer donors give blood at each Red Cross blood drive than what is needed to meet … 0

People

Thursday, August 7, 2014

PENACOOK Lacey Byron earned a master’s degree in education from Merrimack College in North Andover, Mass. Brendan Newcott was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne. Melissa Gifford, daughter … 0