Conditions were perfect for Hancock's Winter Frolic
By MEGHAN PIERCE
Union Leader Correspondent | February 09. 2014 9:10PM
Abbey Shumway, 8, of Hancock, right, blows on her marshmallow at the s'mores station on Norway Pond Saturday while hanging with her friend, Lindsey Marshall, 9, of Hancock, during the Hancock Winter Frolic. (Meghan Pierce Photo)
Between the cardboard box sled races on Norway Hill, the broomball game on Norway Pond and the s'mores campfire on the banks of the pond, Norway Pond was the place to be Saturday during Hancock's annual Winter Frolic, said volunteer Roberta LaPlante said.
With plenty of snow from Wednesday's storm and blue skies, turnout for the event was phenomenal, said Cindy Hixson a member of the Hancock Recreation Committee, which holds the winter event.
Last year, rain had made the pond's ice bumpy, which hindered broomball on the pond.
"The ice is perfect this year. All the way out there, it's 2-feet thick," Hixson said, pointing to the center of the pond.