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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 …

Grantham’s Russell Ready for Third U.S. Am

Monday, August 17, 2015

When in Chicago, do as the Chicagoans do. With two companions in tow, Evan Russell hoped to catch the Cubs-White Sox game in the Windy City on Friday night. Circumstances prevented a visit, but the crew adjusted, hitting …

Norwich Woman Provides for Appalachian Trail Hikers

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Norwich — For even the fittest, best-prepared hiker, trekking the 2,180-mile Appalachian Trail is no small feat. Injuries, financial strain and existential crises can wear a person down, and only about a quarter of those who attempt a …

Hanover Nursing Home Ranks in Lowest Tier After Inspection

Friday, August 14, 2015

Hanover — An area nursing home that changed ownership 14 months ago was recently cited by state inspectors for several deficiencies in patient care, including a failure to provide eating assistance to a patient with dementia who lost 23 pounds. The citations contributed to Hanover Terrace Health and …

Spark Community Center Elects New Board Members

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Lebanon — The board of directors of Spark Community Center recently elected new officers and members. Lindsay Smith, coordinator of the Lebanon Farmers Market, was elected president. Philip Eller, executive director of the Special Needs Support Center in …

Cops, Kids Event Set In Etna

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Etna — Instead of a cuppa joe, guests at a Hanover Police Department event this month can sip a cup of juice. Modeled on “Coffee with a Cop,” the event is set for Aug. 15, from 9-11 a.m., on the Etna Green. It will give young people a …

A Fresh Start

Saturday, August 8, 2015

Mary Skowyra cleans the windows of Simon Pearce in Hanover on Friday. Skowyra said she usually works in the Quechee store but was helping in Hanover. The left window is part of Game Set Mat, a tennis and …

Film Notes: Documentary Focuses on Endangered Predators

Friday, August 7, 2015

Before following Alan Rabinowitz into the vast mangrove swamps straddling India and Bangladesh to shoot Tiger Tiger, documentarian George Butler filmed 10 hours of conversations in New York City with the celebrated expert on big cats. “At the …

The Upper Valley Had an Influence on the Director of ‘Infinitely Polar Bear’

Friday, August 7, 2015

If not for the constraints of time and financing, a corner of the Upper Valley could have found its way into the new movie, Infinitely Polar Bear, starring Mark Ruffalo and Zoe Saldana. In the film, director and screenwriter Maya Forbes dramatizes her father Donald Cameron Forbes’ struggles …

B. James Haywood

Friday, August 7, 2015

Ciudad Quesada, Costa Rica — B. James Haywood “Jim” passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at the age of 83 in Ciudad Quesada. His survivors include his wife, Pilar; his three children, Bradford, Suzanne, and Tiffany; and his two grandsons, Adam and Chase. He was born …

Democratic Debates Will Skip Dartmouth

Friday, August 7, 2015

Hanover — The Democratic National Committee on Thursday named the dates and locations of six party-sanctioned presidential debates, many in early primary states, but the choice of Manchester for the New Hampshire forum means one traditional debate host …