Emotional Reunion 60 Years After Rescue

Mariellen McClory poses for a photo with Don Doubleday outside of Bentley’s Restaurant in Woodstock Oct. 19, 2017. (Gareth Henderson Photo) By Gareth Henderson, Standard Staff More than six decades after being saved from drowning in Woodstock, Mariellen Edwards McClory met her rescuer on Oct. 19 in the village for the first time since the […]

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Longtime Granite Carver Shares His Story

Like many an artist, granite carver John Hickory got tired of “working for the man” and is now, in his seventies, working alone in his own studio in Bradford, Vermont, turning out replica carvings and commissioned originals at prices from the mid-three figures to nearly $16,000 each.

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Photos: Dr. Kilcullen Retirement Party

Dr. Kilcullen, hugs Violet Drebitko, 5 who wrote his a letter, her mom Clare and older sister Lucy, 10, looks on. (Rick Russell Photo) On October 7, the community honored longtime local physician Dr. Michael Kilcullen, who recently retired after many years at the Ottauquechee Health Center. The event was held outdoors on the grounds […]

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Ski Patroller Nears 40-Year Milestone

QUECHEE – Howard Trachtenberg, now 82, wanted to retire from the Quechee Club Ski Patrol a year ago, but Director David Courtney told him since he had been a valued member for 39 years, he should stay active another year and make it an even 40.

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Two Sisters’ Careers Are Closely Linked

Sisters Ashley, left, and Felicia Neuhof are shown together at an event. (Photo Provided) By Michelle Fountain, Standard Correspondent Sisters Ashley and Felicia Neuhof grew up together in Woodstock, but their careers have linked them in New York and beyond. For Ashley, growing up was all about horses. She continued this in college when she […]

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