By maintaining production, the Foundation not only kept the cranberry industry alive on Nantucket but also used the proceeds to fund a portion of its other preservation work.Today, the Nantucket Conservation Foundation owns 8,700 acres of open space, over 29 percent of the island’s total land area.She was so selfless, she loved life, loved to have a good time, and she was so generous with her gifts.” After graduating with a degree in American Studies from Notre Dame, she traveled the world, and later built a wildly successful architectural consulting firm from the ground up. That says an awful lot about her.” Richard Oehmler, a close friend of her brother, knew Beth for more than 20 years. Elizabeth Gleick: “Beth took it upon herself to plan a memorial service at a nearby chapel.” Elizabeth Gleick is an assistant managing editor at People magazine, which put Beth's story on its cover.Richard Oemler: “It's not easy to build a business in New York City. He remembers a phone call from her when he was diagnosed with acute leukemia. Elizabeth: “She went through the woman's belongings and found photographs of her and put together some photos for her for the ceremony, and took care of her in death.
At Lunch Dates, we work with an exclusive clientele and take great pride in giving some of the most eligible singles in the Greater Boston area a more dignified way to meet, above and beyond other dating services.It was the prospect of that simple life that lured 44-year-old Beth Lochtefeld to this small island off the coast of Massachusetts last spring.She'd come back to the place of her childhood, and magically seemed to find the one thing that had eluded her: a man who shared her passions, a man with whom she could build a life in this place so special to both of them. Chief William Pittman: “How could this happen here? A team of explorers found the U-550, a World War II-era German submarine on the floor of the Atlantic about 70 miles south of Nantucket Island The U-550 was found on Monday by a privately funded group organised by New Jersey lawyer Joe Mazraani. Navy, shows crewmen of German submarine U-550 abandoning ship in the Atlantic Ocean after being depth charged by the USS Joyce, a destroyer in an Allied convoy that the submarine attacked.