Curry College is
proud to announce that Justyce Otero of Chichester has been named to
the Dean’s List for the Fall 2018 semester.
To qualify for the Dean’s
List, students must earn a 3.30 GPA, have no incompletes, and have
no grade lower than a “C” for the semester.
Brendan Murray of Chichester, a student at the University of
Rhode Island, on being named to the Dean’s List.
To be included on the
Dean’s List, students must have completed 12 or more credits during
a semester for letter grades with at least a 3.30 quality point
average. Part-time students qualify with the accumulation of 12
credits with a 3.30 quality point average. The list includes
students who have not yet declared their majors as well as those
from all of the University’s undergraduate academic colleges.
Happy Birthday to Kelly
Brudiak on January 19
Chichester Grange meets
only once in the month of January. The next meeting will be February
Out Of Your Attic
Thrift Shop News
Submitted By Carol Hendee
Come in while the
selection is great for Valentine gifts, decorations, and cards.
The craft tubs are full. Find something to make during the cold
wintry days! Craft books, first aisle, crochet, knitting, etc.
are Free! Good puzzle selection in the third room
Find us on Rte 28, north
end, near the Pittsfield line. Mon. 8-12; Tues. & Thurs. 8-4; Wed.
11-4 & Sat. 10-4. 247-7191.
Chichester Town Library News
Welcome to Tom Downey as
an Alternate to the Board of Trustees. The Board of Selectmen
recently approved his appointment and he is already proving to be
invaluable to the Board.
The Knitting Group
continues to meet on Wednesday afternoons, at 3:30 p.m. Don’t
know how to knit, but would like to learn? Come and be with
some of our best knitters.
Pre-school Story and
Crafts group will be meeting on Thursday morning, January 17th at
Patrons are always
welcome to come and avail themselves of the various activities in
the library, but Tuesday mornings at 10:30 have been set aside for
coloring, coffee (or other beverage) and conversation.
Toddler Time is also on
Tuesday mornings at 10:30.
Martin Luther King
Jr./Civil Rights Day is being observed on Monday, January 21st.
The library will be closed.
Thanks to all who
participated in clothing for the homeless and Socks for Seniors.
The latter are being donated to the Epsom Nursing Home.
There will be a special
meeting of the Lovers of the Chichester Library on Wednesday,
January 16th at 7 p.m. relative to finalizing plans for the
“Mid-Winter Warmup,” i.e., an evening of soup and fellowship at the
library on Saturday, February 2nd.
Did you know that
Chichester Library users saved $89,747.13 over the past year?
That’s quite a savings!
Do you want to know
what’s new, or what’s particularly popular at the library? Go
and look at the bottom of the page for the additional links.
The new books show a wonderful selection of new reading material.
There’s no reason for boredom when you come to the library!
Letter To The Editor
Due to a scheduling
conflict it has become necessary to reschedule & relocate the Public
Hearings for the proposed Zoning Ordinances. The first Public
hearing will be held on January 21, 2019 at the Grange Hall at
6:30pm and the second Pubic Hearing will be held on February 4, 2019
at the Grange Hall at 6:30pm. There will be another
informational meeting on January 17, 2019 at the Chichester Fire
Department at 6:30pm.
Chichester Planning Board
2019-20 School District Budget Public Hearing
On Wednesday, January 16,
there will be an opportunity for CCS parents and all Chichester
citizens to learn about the proposed school district budget for the
2019-2020 school year. This Budget Hearing is held at school
beginning at 6 PM. The budget encompasses educating all
Chichester students whether at CCS, Pembroke Academy, or alternative
locations. It is important for families to understand the school
budget as this provides the funding for the education of all
Chichester students. The date of the School District mtg. and voting
on the proposed 2019-¬20 budget is Saturday March 9, 2019 at 9
AM. All families should mark their calendars for these dates.
Both the Public Hearing
and the School District Meeting are important as attendance and
participation in the process will help citizens make informed
decisions for our school and community. The proposed budget
will be available online on the Chichester Central School website
found at http://ccs.sau53.org/
Barbara J. Frangione
Barbara Jones Frangione,
94, passed away peacefully on January 4, at her home in Chichester
NH, surrounded by her family She was born on December, 6, 1924
in Newark, New Jersey to John and Martha (Palmer) Jones.
Barbara grew up in
Huntington, New York. She graduated from in Huntington High School
in 1936. After high school she worked on the family dairy farm in
Huntington, NY and moved to work at the Mohawk Textile Mill, in
Amsterdam, NY. She also travelled cross country to California
with a friend and worked there for a time.
Barbara married Donald A.
Frangione on February 17th, 1952 in Huntington, NY. They were
married for 37 years until his death in 1989. Besides her
husband Donald, Barbara was preceded in death by her sister Joyce
Jones, parents John and Martha Jones, and her daughter Joyce
In 1963, she and Donald
moved the family from Huntington, NY to Chichester, NH where they
bought the Langmaid Farm. Besides being a homemaker, she also
worked as a waitress at numerous restaurants and assisted her
husband, Donald, run a catering business. At the age of 49
Barbara graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 1973 and
received a BA degree in Home Economics. She worked for 18
years as a Home Economics teacher at Pembroke Academy High School
until her retirement in 1993.
Barbara was an active
member of the Chichester United Methodist Church, Daughters of the
American Revolution (DAR), Chichester Historical Society, Chichester
Grange, and the Suncook Valley Pomona Grange.
Barbara had many diverse
talents and passions. She was a 4-H leader and was very proud
of her flower gardens. She was very interested in genealogy and, by
the time of her death, had traced the family tree back multiple
generations. She sang in numerous choruses, most recently The
Suncook Valley Chorale, was a Master Gardener, an accomplished (and
published) seamstress, spinner/weaver, rug braider, and soap maker.
Barbara was Chichester’s Citizen of the Year in 1998. She
served for 20+ years as a Chichester Supervisor of the Checklist.
Barbara is survived by
her daughter Donna Scribner and her husband Kenneth Scribner, Jr. of
Center Barnstead; son Paul Frangione and his wife Eileen Frangione
of Richfield Springs, NY; son Thomas Frangione and his wife Kathy
Conway-Frangione of Barnstead, NH; son-in-law Mark Liebl of
Sanbornton, NH; her sister Dorcus Zarse and husband Bob Zarse of
Florida; sister Betty Versnik of CT; brother John Jones of
Scriber and his wife Hedda Scribnerof Topsham, ME; Melinda Scribner
and her partner Al Braga of Decatur, GA; Dr. Andrea Liebl and
her husband Dr. Christopher Anderson of Vermillian, SD; Chris
Liebl and partner Maggie DiMiceli of Anchorage, AK; Elizabeth
Duclos and her husband Jeremy Duclos of Penacook, NH; Laura
Mayo and her husband Will Mayo of Lee, NH; Kristin Ruggierio and her
husband of Matthew Ruggierrio of Englebrook, NJ; Maria Frangione of
Portsmouth, NH; Anthony Frangione and fiancé, Emily Cook of
and Trenton Braga of Decatur, GA; Garrett Scribner of Topsham, ME;
Conner Duclos of Penacook, NH; and Isla and Malcom Mayo of
There will be no calling
hours. A memorial service will be held at Chichester United
Methodist Church, 45 Main Street, Chichester, NH (http://www.umc.org/find-a-church/church/11194),
10:30 AM on January 19th, with a reception following at the
Methodist Parish Hall. Burial will follow in the spring at the Pine
Grounds Cemetery in Chichester.
In lieu of flowers the
family requests memorial donations be made to the Leukemia and
Lymphoma Society (lls.org) or the NH 4-H