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Lebanon

Lois Jacobsen Doner

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Lois Jacobsen Doner, 93, died peacefully in her sleep Monday, April 20, 2015, at Harvest Hill in Lebanon, where she had lived since 2001. Born in 1921 in Yokohama, Japan, to two adventurous parents who met there, Lois returned to the States at age two and spent her childhood intermittently in Plainfield, N.J., and outside Pierre, S.D., on her family’s sheep ranch. She had her first poems published when she was a student at South Dakota State University in Brookings and continued writing poetry and short stories for the next six decades; she was published in The Atlantic and various quarterlies. Lois was a generous and loving woman and deeply touched the …

Helen Elizabeth Crawford

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

West Lebanon, N.H. — Helen Elizabeth Crawford, 93, passed away Sunday, April 26, 2015. She was born to the late Alfred & Gladys (Haynes) Clifford in South Royalton, Vt. on March 28, 1922. Helen was raised in South Royalton and graduated from University of Vermont in 1943. Helen married her high school sweetheart Nelson Crawford on April 27, 1943, after Nelson’s return from …

In Need of a Charge: Colby-Sawyer Baseball Finds Wins Elusive

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Colby-Sawyer College baseball players Matt McIntosh and Justin Devoid were loosening up with a game of catch Sunday alongside the first-base line at Norwich University as their team piled up several runs en route to sweeping a nonconference doubleheader. “Where has this been for the last 26 games?” joked McIntosh. Devoid, a first …

Local Roundup: Hanover Girls Lacrosse Nixes John Stark

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Hanover — To turn fortunes around following its first loss of the season, the Hanover High girls lacrosse team knew it would need to cut down on turnovers. The Marauders did just that against John Stark on Monday, …

Pine Tree Lane Apartment Dwellers Still Seeking Alternatives

Sunday, April 26, 2015

West Lebanon — Housing advocates continue to seek ways to keep rents affordable for the people living in the 50 units at Pine Tree Lane Apartments in the wake of the announcement late last month that rental assistance will end on Jan. 1, 2016. The low-income seniors and …

When Science, Faith Clash

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Sierra Leone, Kono District Inside his mud-walled house, the witch doctor cast his curse. Here, in the remote Dorma Village of Sierra Leone, where some of the poorest people in the world spend most of their day struggling …

Sister Act: A Few Songs, a Few Jokes and a Whole Lot of Love

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Lebanon — It’s almost six o’clock on a Wednesday and the recreation room at Lebanon Center Genesis HealthCare is crowded with residents waiting for the top billing act of the week. Debbie Clough, Wanda Ellis, On Shin Pierson, …

Hartford Man Believes His Faith Helped His Cure

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Hartford — Strong religious convictions aren’t always at war with medical science. At times, they can coexist perfectly, albeit independently of each other. Take the case of Bill Josler, now 72. In 1997, Josler saw himself as the picture of health. “I was running 25 miles a week, …

Shirley S. Mulvaney

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Fort Pierce, Fla. — Shirley S. Mulvaney, 90, of Fort Pierce passed away Tuesday, April 14, 2015 in Fort Pierce. Shirley was born in West Canaan, N.H. and moved to Lebanon, N.H. in the 1940’s. For the last 27 years, she has spent her winters in Florida. Shirley …

Birth Announcements: April 26, 2015

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital ACKERMAN — A daughter, Amelia Louise Ackerman, born on April 21, 2015, to Hillary and Kyle Ackerman, of Lebanon. Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center MASON — A son, Coby James Mason, born on March 21, 2015, to Nicole and Brandon Mason, of Grantham. WEATHERELL — …

Hard Winter For Region’s Home Sales

Sunday, April 26, 2015

West Lebanon — The Upper Valley residential real estate market has just come through a brutal winter that mostly saw a decline in the number of homes listed for sale and lower prices for those homes that did sell. Bur real estate’s winter of discontent has blossomed into …

At the Hospitals: April 26, 2015

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Conference at DHMC Explores Child Abuse Issues Lebanon — A recent professional conference at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center explored the issue of child abuse, including its connection to medical costs. Three Twin State professionals were honored at the April …

Hanover Brings the Fun in Rout of Lebanon

Friday, April 24, 2015

Lebanon — There were plenty of days — heck, even weeks — in the not-so-distant past when the Hanover High softball team didn’t score double-digit runs. Not so Friday, as the visiting Marauders pounded arch-rival Lebanon, 17-5, at …