Lorraine M. Duvall
Press-Republican: In 1974, seven women bought an abandoned, 23-acre rustic resort in Athol and moved there with their eight children.
"They set up this commune and lived together," Lorraine Duvall, a Keene resident and award-winning author of Finding A Woman's Place: The Story of a 1970s Feminist Collective in the Adirondacks, said.
Lawrence P. Gooley
Press-Republican: Rumors of bootlegging North Country ancestors that got caught can probably be verified in "Bullets, Booze, Bootleggers, and Beer: The Story of Prohibition in Northern New York, Volume 1:1920-1926."
Written by award-winning author/Bloated Toe publisher Lawrence Gooley, it was seven years in the making.