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Business owner supports Nepalese economy

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Ongyel Sherpa, owner of U.S. Sherpa International, an importer and wholesale distributer of Nepalese handcrafted goods, sat behind his computer at his home office in Essex, surrounded by product catalogs, clothing samples, wool socks, scarfs and bags. Of Nepalese descent, Sherpa came to the U.S. in 1998 at age 18 through a sponsorship from Geoff…

Richard J. Boudah, Sr.

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Richard J. Boudah, Sr., 82, of Essex Center passed away Tuesday, May 16, 2017. He was surrounded by family as he peacefully left this world and his journey with Alzheimer’s disease. Dick and his twin brother, Bob, were born in Burlington to Ovila and Eva (Caron) Boudah on Dec. 7, 1934. He was a graduate…

Reginald H. Edwards

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Reginald H. Edwards (Reggie/Reg/Grumpa), 76, of Inman, S.C., formerly of Essex, Vt., passed away unexpectedly May 9, 2017. He was born to the late Richard and Julia (Holmes), on April 16, 1941 in Monticello, N.Y. He grew up on Edwards Road, in Bridgeville, N.Y. along the banks of the Neversink River. Reg graduated from Monticello…

Senior Center: We’re on the road again!

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The weather is finally starting to warm up a little, and you know what that means: Senior trip season is upon us! When folks 50 years of age and older were surveyed a few years ago, “day trips” was the No. 1 request for senior activities. It takes planning, creativity, work and some luck to…