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April 14th, 2013

Three Grand Championships for Dunlavey Students

April 14, 2013

JOHNSON–The cool brisk weather on Saturday April 6th was not a deterrent to 230 martial arts students from twenty schools who gathered to compete at Dunlavey’s 24th Annual Spring Open Championship held at Johnson State College in Johnson, VT.
Students from the Newport Branch of Dunlavey’s Black Belt Academy represented the host school well, bringing home three Grand Championships.

Donald M. Funk

April 14, 2013

Funk–– Donald M., passed away March 24, 2013.
For the full obituary see Friday's Express.

Gail D. Ames

April 14, 2013

Ames–– Gail D., a former longtime resident of Newport, passed away unexpectedly at her home in Delmar, New York on April 8, 2013.
For the full obituary see Friday's Express.

Jerry Henry Mason

April 14, 2013

Mason–– Jerry Henry, 65, of Albany, VT, passed away on April 9, 2013 at his home.
For the full obituary see Friday's Express.

Jeff  Ricky  Gerrow

April 14, 2013

Gerrow–– Jeff Ricky, 46, of Holland, VT passed away suddenly on April 9, 2013 at his home in Holland.
For the full obituary see Friday's Express.

April 11th

IT’S ALL ABOUT JOBS

April 11, 2013

NEWPORT – They're here! CEO's from the South Korean AnCBio VT project and the German window manufacturer were in Newport last week and joined Jay Peak's Bill Stenger and Ariel Quiros yesterday for a press conference.
All proposed development projects in the Northeast Kingdom Economic Development Initiative (NEKI) are moving forward, and visible proof is coming this summer. That was the message from the masterminds behind the project, Stenger and Quiros.

PREPPING FOR THE REAL DEAL

April 11, 2013

NEWPORT CITY – The first impression most employers get of prospective job candidates comes during the initial job interview. The whole process can be quite intimidating, especially for those newly entering the workforce from high school.
For 127 North Country Career Center students, that whole process became less frightening Wednesday, during Senior Interview Day, now in its 19th year.

North Country Tennis Returns Majority of Roster in 2013

April 11, 2013

NEWPORT–In 2012, the North Country boys tennis team finished the year in fourth place in the Metro Conference, paced by a well rounded roster of experienced players that were committed to the program.
This year, the team will return a good portion of last year's group, while adding some new faces to the program.
"We have a good nucleus returning, and good contingent of freshman-first year players who are still working on their skills," said head coach Gary Atchinson.
The team already got their season underway as they squared off against MMU on Monday, losing the match 4-3.

Deslandes Students Attend Spring Championships

April 11, 2013

Deslandes Blue Wave Tae Kwon Do Academy attended the Spring Championship tournament held at Johnson State College on April 6th. Nine students from the academy attended the tournament and represented their school proudly by bringing home a total of 19 medals and one Grand Champion Samurai Sword. Competitors range from the age of 4 to adult, proving it doesn't matter how old you are, anyone is capable of competing. Blue Wave students are trained to compete with respect and sportsmanship whether they win or lose, which they all displayed that day.

Brooklyn E. Morale

April 11, 2013

Morale–– Brooklyn E., beloved infant daughter of Justin T. Morale and Kristin E. Pierce passed away on April 7, 2013, in Newport, VT.
For the full obituary see Thursday's Express.

 

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