Monthly Archives: April 2014

For WHOU’s Ken Holck, It’s All About the Kids

Aroostook County loves their high school basketball.  Boy is that ever an understatement.  The inaugural tournament at the Cross Insurance Center drew some of the largest crowds in several years.  Part of the uptick can be attributed to the curiosity factor of the new arena but one of the key reasons for the increase was the deep run made […]

Remembering Norris Nickerson

On Thursday, April 17th, Bangor and the Eastern Maine community as a whole lost a giant of a man with the passing of Norris Nickerson.  According to his obituary in the Bangor Daily News, Nickerson, 74, passed away due to complications from a blood cancer.  Mr. Nickerson spent 49 years as an educator in Bangor, beginning […]

Former Senior Leaguers Dot Opening Day Line-ups

Ah, opening day.  A harbinger of warmer days ahead.  In these parts, Major League Baseball’s opening day really made us dream big as many of us awoke to freezing temperatures and snow outside. While we anticipate warmer weather in the days ahead, our thoughts turn to baseball on the local diamonds throughout the state.  As the snow […]

Winslow’s Jim Poulin Continues to Inspire

Life is ripe with relationships.  There are those who are lifelong friends, who we maintain contact with on a regular basis.  There are the drifting relationships, people we once spent a great deal of time with, yet as life paths change, so does the frequency of contact.  In our lives there are people who only […]