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At the Hospitals: Aug. 30, 2015

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Dartmouth-Hitchcock and Geisel Name Surgery Chair Lebanon — Dr. Sandra L. Wong, the William W. Coon Professor of Surgical Oncology and associate chairwoman of clinical affairs at the University of Michigan Health System, has been named chairwoman of surgery and senior vice president of the surgical service line at Dartmouth-Hitchcock and chairwoman of surgery at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. Her term begins Oct. 26. Wong will oversee 13 specialty sections within the Department of Surgery at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, taking responsibility for all aspects of research, education and clinical operations, Dartmouth-Hitchcock said in a news release. She will also be responsible for …

NHIAA Aims to Be Tech-Savvy

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Concord — At the start of each workday, NHIAA Executive Director Jeff Collins and assistant Dave Rozumek say they spend 30-45 minutes brainstorming ways to make the organization’s website, nhiaa.org, more informative and user-friendly. Some time during the 2015-16 school year, it hopes to reveal the best version yet. Implementing “Schedule Star” software and other upgrades, the NHIAA is aiming to streamline the …

Medal-Mania: Upper Valley Rowing Foundation Racks Up National Honors

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Hanover — Masters rowing may ostensibly be a hobby, yet it’s something members of the Upper Valley Rowing Foundation take quite seriously. Earlier this month, the club culminated the summer season with some seriously strong results. About 30 UVRF rowers traveled to Camden, N.J., on Aug. 13-16 for the U.S. Rowing Masters National …

Hypertherm Asks For Renovations

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Hanover — Hypertherm is asking the town zoning board for a wetlands special exception to begin major renovations at one of its facilities on Great Hollow Road. The technology company known for its plasma cutting is planning a full-scale reconstruction of its roads, parking lots, loading areas and …

Fred P. Carleton, Jr.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Hanover, N.H. — Fred P. Carleton, Jr., 84, of Hanover died peacefully Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015, at Kendal of Hanover. A full obituary will follow at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Rand-Wilson Funeral Home of Hanover. …

Shumlin Campaigns for Clinton

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Hanover — Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin rallied a select group of Hillary Clinton supporters Monday, touting her plans to make a college education more affordable and explaining why he supports her over his fellow Vermonter Sen. Bernie Sanders. …

A Life: Jim Hanlon, 1959-2015; ‘He Carried His Home on His Back’

Monday, August 24, 2015

Canaan — He did it his way. Usually on foot. Often without a permanent roof over his head. Jim Hanlon lived 57 years on mostly his own terms. Hanlon, who died on July 20 at his brother’s Canaan …

Hanover, Property Owner Near Deal on Public Parking Lot

Monday, August 24, 2015

Hanover — A pending deal between the Selectboard and a downtown property owner may provide the town with much-needed extra space for public parking. Steve Buskey, who owns an empty lot at 9 Allen St., is considering lending …

‘She Doesn’t Back Off’: Sullivan County Manager Battles ALS Diagnosis

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Newport — For 4½ months between the late-summer night that friends noticed her slurring her words and the midwinter day that neurologists identified the source of the problem, Sullivan County Manager Jessie Levine wondered which enemy she’d be …

Engagement: Titus — Brooks

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Hanover — Courtney Titus and Coleman Brooks have announced their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Roger and Rhonda Titus, of Anderson, S.C. She earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from Elon College in Elon, N.C., …

Camping for a Cause: Storrs Pond Event Helps Child and Family Services

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Hanover — Following the collapse of the Upper Valley’s only parental visitation center last fall, social worker Jeannette Birge said she has sometimes received calls from parents who have waited up to six months to see their children. …

Theater in Hanover Bans Large Bags

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Hanover — A security measure enacted last week at the Nugget Theaters, motivated in part by recent cinema attacks in Louisiana and Tennessee, requires moviegoers to leave backpacks and large handbags at the box office. “In the interest of customer safety, due to recent events at other cinemas,” …

Dartmouth Conductor Departs

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Hanover — Students at Dartmouth College are questioning what they view as a lack of transparency surrounding the recent departure of the school’s longtime symphony orchestra conductor. Until last month, Anthony Princiotti, of Walpole, N.H., had for decades …