National Trust Lends Support to Vermont Tech

first_imgNational Trust Lends Support to Vermont Tech RANDOLPH CENTER, VtVermont Technical College this week was awarded a $2,000 matching grant from the National Trust for Historic Preservation to hire a historic preservation architect to review plans for the renovation of the historic Allen House, which stands at the colleges main entrance in Randolph Center, VT.Vermont Tech was among several grant recipients selected this summer following a competitive application process from applicants across New England and Delaware, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.With these start-up dollars, said National Trust Northeast Regional Office Director Wendy Nicholas, Randolph Center, Vermont joins hundreds of other communities across the country that are actively ensuring that Americas architectural and cultural heritage is preserved.When completed, the Allen House will serve as the home of Vermont Techs Center for Sustainable Practices.Through its Preservation Fund, the National Trust offers small matching grants to nonprofit groups and public agencies to support a wide range of local historic preservation projects across the nation.The National Trust for Historic Preservation, chartered by Congress in 1949, is a nonprofit organization with more than 270,000 members. As the leader of the national preservation movement, it is committed to saving Americas diverse historic environments and to preserving and revitalizing the livability of communities nationwide. The northeast Office coordinates the programs of the National Trust within the ten northeastern states and provides a wide range of services adapted to the needs of the region.last_img read more

Gene Russell Flint Sr.

first_imgThe community of Osgood lost a familiar smile and a friend with the sudden passing of Gene Russell Flint Sr. age 54, on Saturday, April 11, 2020.  Gene was born on October 27, 1965, in Madison, In., the son of Gene Arthur and Alene (Cave) Flint.  His childhood would see him move from Texas to Tennessee before settling in Osgood.Gene finished his education at Jac-Cen-Del and was a graduate of the Class of 1983.  After completing school Gene joined the United States Army and began his basic training. He had entered the Army Airborne Division but was forced to return home after the passing of his father.In August of 1984, Gene had begun working in the family business and consequently one fateful day was needing to get lunch.  He had no idea that stopping at Ernie’s (Larry’s) Pizza in Versailles and ordering would forever change his world by meeting his future bride, Miss Paula Derringer.  Gene and Paula were married on September 11, 1989 in a very short ceremony held in Mama’s Pizza in downtown Osgood.  They were blessed with two sons, Gene Russell and Ryan Arthur.  Gene and Paula have been a team in every aspect of the way.  Gene was self-employed and operated numerous adventures over the years from siding to trucking. A hard worker, he wasn’t scared to venture into about anything.  His first and foremost important job was simply being Dad, which has evolved into being the best grandpa he could be.Gene and Paula in recent years had been blessed to take long vacations and travel to many states.  He has fished numerous lakes, oceans, and various points in between, from Maine to California.  The family said every vacation ever taken revolved around being able to fish.  He wasn’t afraid to push it to the limit on getting out on the water.Gene was a proud member of Church on the Rock in Batesville.Gene is survived by wife, Paula, sons, Gene Russell and Ryan Arthur (Sabrina Yocum), loving mother, Alene Flint, granddaughters, Emma Grace, Bailey Sue, and Whitley Jean, and grandson, Wyatt Russell.  He was preceded in death by father, Gene Arthur, brother, Michael, and sister, Michelle.  Due to the Covid 19 restraints in place a memorial service will be planned at a future time.  Memorials may be given to Church on the Rock in care of Neal’s Funeral Home.  Online memorials can also be left at Nealsfuneralhome.netTo plant a tree in memory of Gene Russell Flint, please visit our tribute store.last_img read more

Stephen Curry, Warriors won’t dwell on historic loss: ‘The wheels fell off’

first_imgGolden State suffered big home losses in the regular season to the Celtics, Mavericks and Lakers, and Curry was at a loss to explain their latest misstep.”If I had the answer for it, a night like tonight wouldn’t happen,” he told reporters. Related News The Warriors travel to Los Angeles for Game 3 on Thursday — when they are likely to be without center DeMarcus Cousins because of a “significant” thigh injury — but Curry does not expect the Game 2 loss to have any lingering impact.”It’s just one game,” he said.”I know the circumstances were tough with that big of a lead at home. [It’s the] same mindset when you lose a game — it’s 1-1. [We’ve] got to go down to LA, take two. We’re starting on Thursday. Keep moving.” “This game is tough, it’s hard to win playoff games no matter what the matchup is, no matter what the history is, the regular season, team versus team. It’s tough.series is tied 1-1— Golden State Warriors (@warriors) April 16, 2019″For 6 1/2 quarters we played amazing, had a 31-point lead.”The wheels fell off. I know we can get it back.”We’ve got to put together 48 minutes of it, just a collective energy, positivity around everything we do.”The locker room was down, as it should be, because every game matters to us. We’ve just got to bounce back.” DeMarcus Cousins injury update: Warriors center ‘out for a while’ with quad injury Stephen Curry admitted “the wheels fell off” when the Warriors squandered a 31-point lead in their playoff loss to the Clippers on Monday at Oracle Arena.The back-to-back NBA champions appeared set to move up 2-0 in their Western Conference first-round series when they led by 31 in the third quarter, but the Clippers rallied to win, 135-131, and complete the biggest comeback in NBA playoff history.last_img read more