Sunday, June 10, 2012

John Scahill - Dies After Car Accident - Historical Newspapers - Portsmouth Herald, Portsmouth, New Hampshire

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The Portsmouth Herald, the original Gazette, the oldest newspaper in New Hampshire, was published as the Sunday edition of The Herald from the 1890s to 1960, when the Sunday paper began carrying the name Herald.

In 1989, a descendent of the Gazette's founder began publishing an alternative newspaper under that name.

Name: John Scahill, of Dover, was hit by another vehicle, while assisting to change a tire. John Scahill was a passenger in the vehicle, driven by Cayton F. Osborn. He later died in Portsmouth Hospital. The accident happened on Route 4 and 16 in Newington.

Newspaper: Portsmouth Herald, Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Event: Dover Man Killed...

Venue: Portsmouth Hospital

Date: 5 November 1953

Allan Scahill

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