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Archive - Jan 2014

January 26th

Bobwhites Erase Two-Goal Deficit to Beat Falcons

January 26, 2014

JAY-If you were heading up the mountain on Saturday afternoon to watch the North Country boys hockey team take on BFA St. Albans you were hoping for two things; First was finding a park spot, the second was watching North Country get a win.
While everybody in attendance managed to find a place to put their car, they would not get to see a Falcon victory, as the Bobwhites rallied from a two-goal deficit in the first to earn the 3-2 win.

Caswell’s Lay-Up Sends North Country Past Hartford

January 26, 2014

NEWPORT–After suffering a tough 57-22 loss to Essex on Thursday evening, the North Country girls basketball team suited up again on Friday night to host the Hartford Lady Hurricanes.
After getting out to a huge a lead, the Falcons endured a second half rally by the Lady Canes to hold on for a 36-34 win.
"I am proud and ecstatic for my girls for holding on and pulling out the win," said NCU coach Christiane Brown. "It was definitely a game of two halves, and in the second we really showed our mental toughness."
For the full story, see the Express on 1-27-13.

Weekend Round-Up: Falcons Lose, Lady Rangers Win, More

January 26, 2014

GIRLS HOCKEY
Spaulding 1, No. Country 0 OT
JAY–For the first forty-nine minutes and thirty-two seconds of the game nobody could find the back of the net, but with twenty-eight seconds remaining in overtime, Spaulding's Julia Ormsby shot a puck that went off of Falcon goalie Mikaella Doran's glove and into the back of the net to give the Crimson Tide the win.
"I think we competed well right from the start," said NCU coach Claude Paul. "We had a strategy of matching up with their best player, and we succeeded for the most part, and I think it was really a constant battle the whole game."

Craftsbury Academy Dominates Stephen Willey Tournament

January 26, 2014

CRAFTSBURY-Craftsbury Academy held their annual Stephen Willey Tournament this past weekend, and both the boy's team and the girl's team came away with a first place trophy.
The tournament was in memory of good friend and basketball player Stephen Willey, who past away unexpectedly in January of 2010.
For the full story, see the Express on 1-27-13.

Loretta S. McCoy

January 26, 2014

McCoy–– Loretta S., 83, of Orleans, VT passed away peacefully on January 21, 2014 in Newport.
For the full obituary see Friday's Express.

Louise B. Falconer

January 26, 2014

Falconer–– Louise B., 60, of West Charleston, VT passed away suddenly on January 20, 2014 in Lebanon, NH surrounded by her family.
For the full obituary see Friday' Express.

Katherine Elizabeth Brooks

January 26, 2014

Brooks–– Katherine Elizabeth, the daughter of George and Myrttle Sargent Vincent died January 18, 2014.
For the full obituary see Friday's Express.

January 23rd

Ct. Men Arrested In Orleans County Waive Extradition

January 23, 2014

NEWPORT CITY - Two Connecticut men on the run from police were on their way back to that state Thursday after waiving extradition in the criminal division of Orleans Superior Court.
Police in Connecticut are accusing Jaheem Snype, 19, of running down a police officer with a stolen car Sunday, Jan. 19, and dragging him.
He and another man, Frank Gonzalez Jr., 23, were arrested in Barton Wednesday.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Friday for the complete story.

Brighton DRB Hears Dollar General

January 23, 2014

ISLAND POND — Dollar General, the smallest but perhaps most successful of the big name box stores, is one step closer to building a new store in Island Pond. On Tuesday, the Town of Brighton Development Review Board (DRB) held the public hearing and application review as required by the town zoning bylaws.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Friday for the complete story.

Chronicle Founder Enters NENPA Hall of Fame

January 23, 2014

BARTON — It’s Monday afternoon and the staff at the Chronicle, Orleans County’s weekly newspaper, is working hard to meet Tuesday’s deadline. Publisher Chris Braithwaite is right alongside his staff, helping to make sure things are just right.
Braithwaite...will be inducted into the New England Newspaper and Press Association (NENPA) Hall of Fame in February.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Friday for the complete story.

 

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