Local “Plays the Bones” on NH Chronicle

Monthly Archives: April 2012

Local “Plays the Bones” on NH Chronicle

April 30, 2012

By Jan Stearns

The bones are an instrument that date back as far as recorded civilization. You play them with a flick of the wrist.  New Hampshire Chronicle’s Erin Fehlau recently met up with bones playing master Ernie Duffy to get a lesson. … Continue reading

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The Resort Insider: April 27-May 6, 2012

April 27, 2012

By Jan Stearns

Download the latest issue of Waterville Valley’s Resort Insider newsletter. Yesterday I spoke with Will Hammond (below) of Shakespeare in the Valley, Waterville Valley’s acclaimed outdoor classical theatre.  They’re excited (and so am I!) about the upcoming season which kicks … Continue reading

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Spring, Summer, Fall Skiing and Snowboarding

April 26, 2012

By Jan Stearns

Waterville Valley BBTS Snowsports Educational Foundation has completed construction on the east coast’s premier Freestyle and Snowboard aerial jumping site – Phil’s Hill Training Center at Waterville Valley, NH.  Athletes can now learn new skills and qualify tricks on a … Continue reading

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Find “Peace” in New Hampshire

April 25, 2012

By Jan Stearns

The annual United States Peace Index identifying the most peaceful places in the country has been released according to a USA Today report. Maine is ranked as the most peaceful state, followed by Vermont and New Hampshire. The survey defines … Continue reading

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Guided Hike to The Scaur

By Jan Stearns

WVAIA volunteer John Recine will lead an easy/moderate hike to The Scaur via Kettles path on Saturday, April 28.  Meet at the Town Square gazebo for a 9 a.m. departure. RSVP your attendance via email to [email protected]

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“Leadfoot” Brenda Checks in from the AT

April 24, 2012

By Jan Stearns

Waterville Valley resident Brenda Conklin is back on the Appalachian Trail.  She checked in with the following update… We decided to start early to beat the heat and summer crowds. From April 8-20 I covered 188 miles through southern PA, … Continue reading

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Shakespeare in the Valley

April 23, 2012

By Jan Stearns

Mark your calendar for Shakespeare in the Valley’s 2012 season at Waterville Valley: Saturdays, June 30-August 4 (House Open @ 6 p.m., Curtain @ 6:30 p.m.) June 30th: The Original Practice Merry Wives of Windsor July 7th: The Taming Of … Continue reading

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NH Walk for Sight

April 22, 2012

By Jan Stearns

Many of you know Debbie Duffy – if not by name, then by sight.  She’s the warm, friendly voice that answers our phone and the kind, helpful person who greets you when you visit our office.  Debbie is Waterville Valley … Continue reading

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Best Breakfasts

April 21, 2012

By Jan Stearns

I just picked up the May issue of New Hampshire Magazine. The enticing stack of blueberry pancakes on the cover and the headline “Best Breakfasts” combined with the scent of toasting bread wafting up the stairs to my office have … Continue reading

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Become a C.S.I. at Waterville Valley

April 20, 2012

By Jan Stearns

Join the Margret & H.A. Rey Center‘s team of environmental researchers and become a C.S.I. (Citizen Science Investigator) for the environment. Phenology Watchers I had to Google “phenology” … a rather officious word … but it sounds pretty cool when … Continue reading

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