September 23, 2009
She has an island fantasy camp to run this week, a fall wedding - her own - to plan, an Olympic hopeful to mentor and a televised holiday show to prep for. Yet Dorothy Hamill, the figure skater crowned "America's Sweetheart" after her gold-medal performance at the 1976 Winter Olympics, still finds time to stop for a phone call to her summer home on Nantucket to catch up. Although she wasn't a summer camper growing up, Hamill started to get the bug...
September 8, 2007
On September 4, 2007 Oliver A. Lothrop, A Memorial Service will be held at the Trinity Episcopal Church on Saturday September 8th at 11:00am. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Trinity Episcopal Church 120 Allegheny Ave. Towson, Md. 21204 or the Nantucket Cottage Hospital, 57 Prospect St., Nantucket, Mass. 02554
July 11, 2004
Nancy Elisabet Soderberg, daughter of Nancy M. Soderberg and Lars O. Soderberg of Nantucket, MA, was married on June 5, 2004 to Richard Todd Bistrong, son of Susan Strong of New York City and Walter Bistrong of Long Island. The Rev. Jennifer Brooks and Cantor Avi Teken performed the ceremony at the Second Congressional Meeting House in Nantucket, MA. Following the five o'clock wedding, a reception and dinner were held at the Nantucket Yacht Club. The bride is Vice-President of the International Crisis Group in New York City.
November 13, 1994
Christmas in Nantucket starts on the day after ThanksgivingA Nantucket Noel will take you back to the finest traditions of New England's holiday season.The monthlong celebration begins the day after Thanksgiving, with the Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. At dusk, everyone gathers to watch as more than 200 trees lining the streets of historic Nantucket Town become illuminated with color. Caroling follows, filling the air with the sounds of an old-fashioned Christmas. Nantucket Noel continues through New Year's Eve.On Dec. 3, you can join the Annual Christmas Stroll.
August 1, 2007
Allan G. Kenzie, a retired senior vice president and Merrill Lynch branch manager who was active in conservation efforts, died of Alzheimer's disease Friday at Chesapeake Woods Center Genesis Eldercare in Cambridge. The former Ruxton resident was 73. Mr. Kenzie was born in Prattsburgh, N.Y., and raised in Hemlock, N.Y., and Livonia, N.Y., where he graduated from high school in 1952. He attended North Carolina State University for a year, then transferred to Bucknell University, where he played varsity basketball and football.
May 18, 2000
On March 15, 1821, in the port of Valparaiso, Chile, the U.S. Frigate Constellation took on board three bone-thin, desicated seamen barely clinging to life after three months at sea in a 25-foot whale boat. "Their appearance -- bones working through their skins, their legs and feet much smaller and the whole surface of their bodies one entire ulcer -- was truly distressing," the Baltimore-born captain of the Constellation, Commodore Charles Goodwin Ridgely, wrote in his journal. "I took them on board my ship, supplied them with every article they required and by the attention of my surgeon they entirely recovered."