Bentley A. Rodgers

Bentley A. Rodgers, 26, of 201 Hale Lane, Bellefonte, passed away at 2:15 p.m. Sunday, November 20, 2022, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA. He was born May 29, 1996, in Lebanon, NH, a son of David A. Rodgers of Bellefonte and Kathy Carroll-Rodgers of Hardwick, VT. Along with his parents, he is also survived by: a brother, Jonathan D. …

Patricia Jo (White) Alden

Patricia Jo (White) Alden, 81 died peacefully at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH on November 16, 2022. She was born on  April 20, 1941, in Windsor, Vermont the daughter of Joseph White Jr. and Constance Puksta White. Pat graduated from Windsor High School in 1959. Early on she worked at the Old Woodstock Inn and the Montessori school in …

Nelson Lee Chamberlin

Nelson Lee Chamberlin, 62, of Woodstock died on Saturday, November 12, 2022, in Burlington.  He was born on October 10, 1960, in Windsor, VT to Ernest and Mary (Wilson) Chamberlin and began his more than four-decade career in masonry just out of high school. He was talented and loved working with stone and brick to create beautiful architecture and features. …

Woodstock’s Bradley returns to the winner’s circle on the PGA Tour

When Woodstock native and standout professional golfer Keegan Bradley notched his first victory on the PGA Tour in four years on Oct. 16, winning the Zozo Championship in Japan, it elicited a swell of emotions that were powerfully evident in a moving phone conversation with his wife Jillian that he shared on social media. The call back home to Jupiter, …

Margaret Daniel

Margaret Daniel crossed the threshold in the early evening hours of November 10, 2022. She entered this world on February 7, 1932. Margaret, affectionately known as Mutti (Mother in German), was born and raised in Zurich, Switzerland the third child of Karl and Rosa Apitzsch. Her formal education ended in the 8th grade after which she dutifully apprenticed for three …

Mary Fox Church

Mary Fox Church passed away peacefully at her home in the presence of family, early morning sunshine, windows open bringing in an unseasonably warm November breeze Born in Philadelphia, she and her parents later moved to New Haven, CT where she spent her childhood–making friendships, some of which she maintained until her passing. After graduating from Chatham Hall in VA …

Please don’t wait until it’s too late

As our annual appeal enters its final week, we’d like to thank those of you who have thus far stepped up to assist us with your donation. We shoulder our ongoing financial burden all year long – trying to produce quality local journalism for our community even though the traditional advertising revenue funding model for newspapers has deteriorated — and …

Janet Sutherland Aronson

A much-loved wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, and friend, Janet Sutherland Aronson, 93, passed away peacefully on October 29, 2022. Janet was born on September 3, 1929, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, the eldest child of Donald Wayne Sutherland and Kathleen Bickert Sutherland. Janet excelled in school and graduated at the top of her high school class in 1947. She attended …

Randall J. Phelps

Randall J Phelps, 68, passed away suddenly on Friday, October 28, 2022. Randy or Ran, as he preferred to be called, was born on December 28, 1953, in Hanover, NH; the son of Louis Darling Phelps and Margaret Frances Mandigo. He graduated from WUHS, class of 1971. Randy married Sheryl Geno on February 21, 1976, and they welcomed their son, …

Trying to avoid becoming a “ghost” story

By Dan Cotter, publisher Many years ago, while discussing the Troubles in Northern Ireland with a good friend, he said to me, “anyone who thinks they know the solution doesn’t really understand the problem.” That quote crossed my mind this week as I contemplated the grave challenges we face in the newspaper industry – both throughout the country and right …