Articles written by: Angie Sykeny

Angie Sykeny is a Hippo staff writer covering local arts, theater, music and pop culture. She can be reached at

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On The Job – Christine Gagnon

Mushroom forager and educator Christine Gagnon is a mushroom forager and educator and owner of Uncanoonuc Foraging Company, based in […]

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Journey to safety

Derry woman brings her Ukrainian family to NH Nataliya Androsovych, a Ukrainian-American living in Derry, shared her story of bringing […]

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On The Job – Kurt Strandson

Mortgage broker/lender Kurt W. Strandson (NMLS# 22202) is a mortgage broker and lender and the owner and president of Pinnacle […]

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Teaming up

Community health workers assist police in Manchester Last month, a new Public Health and Safety Team (PHAST), funded through the […]

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On The Job – Crystal Murray

Campground manager Crystal Murray is the manager at Suncook River Family Camp Resort in Suncook. Explain your job and what […]

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A place in time

Colorado author pays tribute to New Hampshire Colorado author Christina Holbrook discussed her debut novel All the Flowers of the […]

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On The Job – Robert Wezwick and Margit Eder-Wezwick

Bed and breakfast owners Robert Wezwick and Margit Eder-Wezwick are the owners of Ash Street Inn, a bed and breakfast […]

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More to the story

Museum adds to its view of history The American Independence Museum in Exeter was recently awarded a grant to increase […]

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On The Job – Elise Noga

Eco-friendly product maker Elise Noga of Bedford is the owner of The Beaded Sheep (, a blog, podcast and online […]

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Choose to refuse

New Hampshire goes plastic-free for July The Plastics Working Group, one of the specialized action groups in the New Hampshire […]

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