Congratulations to Stephanie Richartz who just received her Bachelor of
Science degree in Accounting and Finance from Granite State College.
She is graduating Summa Cum Laude with a 3.8 GPA and was named to
Deanís List as well. She achieved her degree in 17 months while working
full time and having a toddler at home.
Congratulations to Brian Greene of Center Barnstead, pursing a Bachelor
of Science degree in Exercise Science, who was named to the Becker
College Deanís List for the Fall 2016 semester. The deanís list
recognizes all full-time students (24 or more credit hours earned for
the academic year; 12 minimum each semester - September through May)
whose term grade point average is 3.50 or higher with no grade below a
B- and no incomplete (I) or withdrawal/failing (WF) grades.
Oscar Foss Memorial Library News
Foss Memorial Library is collecting valentines for veterans again this
year. Come in any time before Valentineís Day and make a card (or two!)
to send as a way to show our appreciation to these brave soldiers. You
can also drop off cards for us to deliver if you prefer to make them at
home. Thank you for your support.
of the Oscar Foss Memorial Library are sponsoring a Loon Presentation at
the library on Saturday, February 18th at 1:30pm. Registration is
required for this free program. Please register online at oscarfoss.org
or contact the library at 269-3900.
arrived! Unfortunately, so has inclement weather. On stormy days, be
sure to check WMUR before braving the elements for a library visit. If
weather does not interfere, we will also post a notice on our website
and Facebook page in the event that we need to close for the day.
the feedback from our patrons and our community survey, Oscar Foss
Memorial Library has new hours! We hope that our more consistent
schedule and longer days will make it easier for everyone to use the
library. Our new schedule will be Tuesday & Wednesday: 10am-6pm,
Thursday & Friday: 12pm-8pm, Saturday: 10am-1pm, Sunday & Monday:
closed. You can find the new hours on our website, or pick up a bookmark
at the library.
the library (269-3900) or visit our website (oscarfoss.org) for
more information about any of our programs or events. There is always
something happening at the Oscar Foss Memorial Library!
Walter H. Swanson
Swanson , of Putney Hill Road, Contoocook, died February 2nd at
Presidential Oaks, Concord, following a long illness.
He was born
in Stoneham, MA. the son of Victor and Ebba Swanson on September 27,
1937. The family moved to Barnstead, NH in 1946. He graduated from
Pittsfield High in 1955. He joined the US Navy following high school
and served on the USS Springfield CLG-7 as a Fire Control Technician,
being discharged in 1960. He then was employed as a Central Office
Technician for Verizon Communications retiring after 30 years.
survived by a twin brother Arnold Swanson and wife Judi of Laconia.
Three Nieces, Julie Dufault and husband Kenneth of Merrimack, Susan
Swanson of Laconia and Heidi Weymouth and husband John of Northfield.
no calling hours. A Graveside Service with Military Honors will be held
in the spring in the Riverview Cemetery, Barnstead
Funeral Home, David Pollard, Director, is assisting with arrangements.