November 3rd, 2011
December 8, 1946-October 31, 2011
Cy Abdelnour, 64, of Holland, Vermont, passed away peacefully on October 31, 2011 after a long illness. Cy was born on December 8, 1946 in Jacksonville, Florida, the son of Moses and Ollie (Abraham) Abdelnour. His father predeceased him.
Cy attended Northeastern Oklahoma A & M College (Miami, Oklahoma), where he played football, and graduated from the University of Miami (FL). He deeply enjoyed sharing his love of football with youth, and was head coach of the North Country Junior Falcons for many years.
NEWPORT - Judge Martin Maley handed down a Preliminary Injunction Tuesday in favor of Green Mountain Power (GMP) in its case against Don and Shirley Nelson.
Protesters who occupy any area within 1,000 feet of the blasting area on Lowell Mountain within two hours of a scheduled blast will now be in criminal contempt, according to the order. The order authorizes the Orleans County Sherriffâ€™s Department and The Vermont State Police to "arrest and remove any individuals within the 1,000 foot boundaryâ€¦â€ť
DERBY - VELCO's lawyers are arguing that a request by the Derby Select Board for a public hearing before the Public Service Board (PSB) is essentially invalid because, although the request was made during a meeting of the Derby board, the issue of the VELCO permit was not officially on the agenda and therefore could not be acted upon under the state's Open Meeting Law.
It was an exciting and exhausting day at the races last Saturday for the North Country Cross Country team. Signs of snow were found out on the course with another 7â€ť predicted to arrive later in the afternoon and temperatures never climbed out of the mid-40s. The footing was much better than earlier in the month on this course, but after 8 races went through the course, it was pretty churned up in the lower loop.
Croudis–– Richard F., 94, of Auburn died October 29. Committal Services will be held Saturday, November 5, at 1 p.m. at Riverside Cemetery in Yarmouth, ME. Memorial Services will be held at the United Church of Newport, Vermont on November 20 at 1 p.m. Donations in Richard's name may be made to the Scholarship Fund in his name at the Newport Rotary, P.O. Box 166, Newport, VT 05855. A service of The Fortin Group/Plummer Merrill Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 217 Turner St., Auburn, ME(207) 783-8545.
NEWPORT, VT - â€śNow heaven has a new leader of the band,â€ť is what the family of Richard â€śDickâ€ť Croudis said in an e-mail sent to the Newport Rotary Club Monday.
Croudis, the former band director at the Newport City High School and North Country Union High School, passed away Saturday morning. He was 94.
Croudis, a veteran of World War II, was highly involved in the Northeastern Rotary Music Festival for 30 years. That festival is held every March at North Country Union High School.Â