January 12th, 2012
ORLEANS CO., VT - The lack of snowmobliers in the area is noticeable. As of Thursday, the snowmoblie trails remain closed. However, snow and cold temperatures are in the forecast and many enthusiasts remain optimistic about the weather, even though the snowmobile season has had a slow start this year.
NEWPORTâ€“Playing through rebuilding season can be tough road to hoe, and it continues to be so for the UCA Crusader girls, as they lost to Masse Vanier 60-37 Wednesday afternoon.
"We are really struggling out there. We beat our selves up and down the court, and we can't have that many turnovers and expect to be in games," said coach Sarah Roy
Having the game held at the Municipal Building made things a little trickier for the Crusaders, as they had to contend with strange lighting, a smaller court, and some very unfriendly rims to say the least.
NEWPORTâ€“If you caught the second half of the UCA double-header on Wednesday, you had to be impressed with the skill set of the Masse Vanier Vikings boys team, as they built a 42-15 lead at the half, and then cruised to an 80-46 over the Crusaders.
"They are the best team we are going to face all year," said coach Tony DeLaBruere, "They are better than Websterville. they have five seniors, two juniors, and they are all big, can jump, and they can all play ball."
Lamoureux–– John of Delmar, NY, died on January 1, 2012 after a long struggle with cancer. Visitation will be held on Sunday, January 15 from 1-3 p.m. at the Riverview Funeral Home, Inc., 218 Second Avenue, Troy, NY. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. A time of remembrance will be observed at 2 p.m. For further information and online condolences please visit www.simplechoicescremation.com.
For the full obituary see Thursday's Express.
BROWNINGTON, VT â€“ Sometimes we have to be in the right place at the right time, and that's what happened one day back in the 1970s when former Newport Daily Express Owner and Publisher Roger Cartee walked out of the Miss Newport Diner and ran into an old friend. That meeting led Cartee to obtain a collection of negatives and glass plates and stopped them from going to auction in New Hampshire.
Former Newport photographer Harry Richardson took most of the images in what is now known as the Richardson-Cartee Collection.
NEWPORT CITY â€“ North Country Union High School Chair Arne Amaliksen learned a good lesson recently. Don't start a certain project unless you have every dollar in your pocket and identified.
Amaliksen was referring to the school's newly refurbished track. Last year, the board agreed to refurbish the track on the condition the project would not require taxpayer money. Teacher and track coach Gary Johnson agreed to spearhead the fundraising efforts.
LOWELL, VT - Work on Green Mountain Power's (GMP) controversial Lowell Mountain wind turbine project will continue through the winter, although some of the activity will subside and pick up again in the spring. The lack of snowfall has allowed for some of the construction work to continue further than expected.
September 9, 1940-January 7, 2012
Leon "Lee"Seguin, 71, of Lynchburg, VA passed away on Saturday, January 7, 2012Â at the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville after battling AML, an aggressive form of leukemia. His former wife, Linda, was by his side.Â He was born in Island Pond on September 9, 1940, a beloved son and the eldest of seven children born to Richard Claude and Marjory (Currier) Seguin.Â
Gardner–– Hester Truslow (Camp) died on January 8, 2012. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, January 22, 2012 at 1 p.m. at the Lodge at Shelburne Bay in Shelburne, VT. Instead of flowers, please plant a flower in your garden or contribute a donation in her memory to the Fairlee Scholarship Fund, Fairlee Historical Society, both in c/o Fairlee Town Treasure, P.O. Box 95, Fairlee, VT 05045, or to Hospice of the Champlain Valley, c/o VNA, 1110 Prim Rd., Colchester, VT 05446.
For the full obituary see Wednesday's Express.