Timber Bridge in New Boston to be Dedicated to Lee Murray

Saturday, June 29 at 11 AM in New Boston

Timber Bridge in New Boston to be Dedicated to Lee Murray

  As reported in last month’s Beacon, New Boston is planning to dedicate a timber bridge to Lee Murray, who was New Boston’s road agent for 16 years before he retired and moved to Andover. Lee moved to South Carolina in 2011 and died in September 2012. The bridge dedication is planned for Saturday, June […]

Marion Osborne Inducted into Honor Society

Daughter of Gordon and Ellen Osborne

Marion E. Osborne, daughter of Gordon and Ellen Osborne of Andover, in recognition of her outstanding academic achievement was inducted into the Hodges University Johnson School of Business chapter of Sigma Beta Delta International Honor Society. To be eligible for membership, a business student must rank in the top of their master’s class and be chosen by the Johnson […]

Frank Haley Strides Toward 90 at Blind Awareness Walk

Top fundraiser for eight years running

By Lauretta Phillips, for the Beacon

As Frank Haley strides towards his 90th birthday in August of this year he also is making plans for his 9th walk for Blind Awareness on June 8, 2013. Frank and his wife are often accompanied on this walk by daughter in laws Norma Haley and Vicki Haley and his granddaughters Katie, Moriah, and Shannon […]

Rebekah Stearns Pursues Sports, Academics with Success and Passion

Rebekah Stearns Pursues Sports, Academics with Success and Passion

Rebekah Stearns, a junior at Merrimack Valley High School (MVHS), has again achieved high honors at MVHS during the most recent academic quarter.  Rebekah is a member of the National Honor Society and has been a Key Club member since 10th grade.  Rebekah will be the Key Club president for 2013-2014.  She is also an […]

Irene Jewett Honored with Vaughan Award for Volunteer Service

She says she's going to cut back some … maybe.

Press release

New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Commissioner Nicholas Toumpas and Governor Maggie Hassan joined with the State Committee on Aging and EngAGING New Hampshire to recognize this year’s recipients of the Vaughan Awards. These awards are presented annually to a couple or individual from each county who are 60 or older and […]

Dr. Schneider is Practicing in Andover Again

Medical adventures took her to Hawaii, Ireland

By Carly Strathdee, Beacon intern
Dr. Schneider is Practicing in Andover Again

Dr. Amy Schneider has returned to the Andover Family Practice on Lawrence Street with a wealth of new experiences and perspectives after practicing medicine in rural Hawaii and Ireland. Dr. Schneider graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1978, opening her Tilton practice three and a half years later. In 2004, she and much of her […]

Ofenlochs Celebrate 50th Wedding Anniversary

Married on May 25, 1963 in Queens

By Robert Ofenloch
Ofenlochs Celebrate 50th Wedding Anniversary

Fifty years ago, on May 25, 1963, Mary T. Volz married Robert P. Ofenloch in St. Pancras Roman Catholic Church in Glendale, Queens, New York. They met in 1962 while they were both employed at Equitable Life Insurance Society in New York City. Robert was a traveling auditor and Mary worked in the Accounts Receivable […]