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  • Published
    June 10, 2019

    Military notes

    MILITARY NOTES Lt. j.g. Cyrus Wolfinger, a Cape Elizabeth native, is participating in a rigorous training process to become a U.S. naval aviator. He is a student pilot with the “Stingrays” of Training Squadron 35, based in Naval Air Station Corpus, Christi, Texas. The squadron flies the T-44C Pegasus aircraft. “It’s an exciting job, there’s […]

  • Published
    March 30, 2015

    College Notes

    Advanced Degrees Western New England University, Springfield, Mass.: Mark Woronoff, Portland, master of laws in estate planning and elder law. Awards and Honors Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, Baton Rouge, La.: Nora Dwyer of South Berwick and a student at Fordham University, was recently initiated into Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most […]

  • Published
    November 10, 2014

    Events

    WEST PARIS Student speaks on Finland The Finnish American Heritage Society will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday at its facility at 8 Maple St. Following a brief business meeting, Anikka Kahkonen, a high school senior who spent a month in Finland last summer, will share her experiences through a video presentation. The public is invited […]

  • Published
    November 10, 2014

    College Notes

    Bowdoin College, Brunswick: The following students have been named Sarah and James Bowdoin Scholars for this year: Allie Briggs, Cape Elizabeth; Austin Downing, Scarborough; Adam Glynn, Biddeford; Katherine Gracey, Orrs Island; James Jelin, Kennebunkport; Julia Maine, Chebeague Island; Isaac Merson, Falmouth; Johanna Moody, Poland; Nate Niles, South Freeport; Marisa O’Toole, Scarborough; Charlotte Rutty, Cape Elizabeth; […]

  • Published
    November 10, 2014

    Briefs

    KENNEBUNK New library board members The Kennebunk Free Library Board of Trustees has elected Paul Dest and Linda Lucas as new board members. The board also announced the following slate of officers for 2014-15: Deborah Redding-Sampson, president; Karen Plattes, vice president; Molly Hoadley, treasurer; and Lise Dewar, recorder. Dest is the director of the Wells […]

  • Published
    November 10, 2014

    Blood Drives

    The following American Red Cross blood drives are open to the public. Monday 7 a.m. to noon, St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center, 99 Campus Ave., Lewiston 2 to 6 p.m., Good Shepherd Church, 2614 Main St., Rangeley Tuesday Noon to 6 p.m., YMCA, 303 Centre St., Bath 1 to 6 p.m., Community Center, 426 Bridge […]

  • Published
    November 10, 2014

    Births

    Several area hospitals do not provide birth announcements for publication. We will publish birth announcements from parents. Forms and instructions are available at www.pressherald.com/reader-services/birth-announcement/. For more information, please call 791-6300. Mid Coast Hospital Logan Arthur Getty, born Oct. 22 to Aaron and Tia (Anderson) Getty, Wiscasset. Grandparents: Ann Marie Anderson, Mattapoisett, Mass.; Russell Anderson Jr., […]

  • Published
    August 11, 2014

    College Notes

    Graduations Carleton College, Northfield, Minn.: Emily Manahan, Cumberland Center, magna cum laude; Sarah Robinson, North Yarmouth. Husson University, Bangor: Mark Dvilinsky, Westbrook. University of Massachusetts, Boston: Nichole Poisson, Eliot; Florence Gardner, Freeport; Megan Berman, Saco; Jonathan Libby, Portland; Michael Lai, Cape Elizabeth; Larissa Brown, Poland. Advanced Degrees Boston College: Jenna Finegold, Portland and South Boston, […]

  • Published
    August 11, 2014

    Reunions

    HIGH SCHOOLS Deering High School, Class of 1964, 5 to 10 p.m. Aug. 15 at DiMillo’s, Commercial Street, Portland, and 5:30 to 10 p.m. Aug. 16 at Fireside Inn, Riverside Street, Portland. Email [email protected] or call 773-9617 for more information. Westbrook High School, Class of 1964, 7 p.m. Aug. 16, at Falmouth Country Club. Contact […]

  • Published
    August 11, 2014

    Potluck

    Monday Soup or casserole lunch, noon, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Storer and Mechanic streets, Kennebunk. Free. Fish chowder supper, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, 12 Hodge St., Wiscasset. Adults: $15; children 5 to 10: $5; under 5: free. Reservations suggested: 882-7184. Tuesday Beans, casseroles, salad, pie, 5 to 6:30 p.m., North Waterford […]

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