jk, we haven’t trademarked Hawks Talk and we don’t have our own studios. But Jason Szafarski DID talk to the Valley News’ own Josh Weinreb and ESPN radio’s Brett Franklin yesterday! Follow the whole Nighthawks season at www.vnews.com/nighthawks.
Ocean O'Brien moves a hose and sprinkler at Autumn Harvest Farm in Grafton, #NH, on Thursday. Faced with a second month of rain deficits, federal officials earlier that day designated nearly all of the #TwinStates as “abnormally dry,” and area farmers say their #hay and #food #crops already are suffering for lack of moisture. At Autumn Harvest Farm, the #dry #weather has taken a toll on some of the #vegetables. 🔸 Read more at www.vnews.com/instagram. Link in profile. 🔸 (Valley News – Jennifer Hauck @hauck45) #uppervalley #upval #vnewsuv #photojournalism #vt #603 #802 #farm #farmers #veggiefarm #farmlife #rural #garden #hose #sprinkler #green #work #outdoors #newengland
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LAST WEEK’S WINNERS
We’re giving away pins and sticker packs to everybody who aced it plus random “participation trophies” (s/o to the Random Name Picker lol).
AND THE WINNERS OF QUIZ NO. 6 ARE:
- “AJ” (7 of 7)
- Gabe B-T (7 of 7)
- Rich Kearney (random winner)
THE CORRECT ANSWERS TO QUIZ NO. 6:
Q1: Chelsea High School graduated its last-ever senior class this month. How many students graduated?
Q2: Mindy Kaling delivered Dartmouth College’s commencement address on Sunday. Which one of these quotes did she NOT say?
A: “Life is nothing more than a series of decisions. If you make good decisions, you’ll be happy. If you make bad decisions, you won’t.”
Q3: Fill in the blank: “I grieve over every _______ going out because it’s part of a continuum of the destruction of a culture,” said Plainfield resident Steve Taylor, 79.
Q4: Which New England Collegiate Baseball team handed the Upper Valley Nighthawks their first home loss this season?
A: Sanford Mainers.
Q5: How much did a Vermont judge order Equifax to pay to a Randolph resident and self-described member of the “librarian resistance” in a small claims court ruling related to the company’s 2017 data breach?
Q6: What is the name of the bar opening in Bethel?
A: Babes Bar.
Q7: Which collegiate meme Facebook group recently earned a shout-out in Mindy Kaling’s Dartmouth College commencement address?
A: Dartmouth Memes for Cold AF Teens.
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The Valley News switched over to a new phone system on Wednesday, which meant the newsroom’s old, simpler desk phones were put out to pasture and replaced by trim, sleek models.
This also meant a room full of journalists had to learn ~on the fly~ how to operate the new phones. (In case you’ve never been in a newsroom, someone is ALWAYS on the phone, and the phone is always ringing. So, things get difficult when you no longer know how to answer calls.)
The transition went something like this:
However, after a quick game of actual office telephone and only a brief moment of panic, we’re now reasonably confident we can both answer the phone when it rings and transfer calls around as needed. Huzzah!