Lebanon

A grilled vegtable stack with goat cheese prepared by Samuel Fazio, the chef at Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital in Lebanon, N.H., on May 4, 2015. Fazio has been at APD for a decade and has overseen the kitchen's shift to a la carte food service. (Valley News - Jennifer Hauck)
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Health a la Carte

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Sam Fazio walks down the halls of Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital, and he’s greeted warmly. He’s big, tall, a man with the convivial demeanor of guy whose business is food. He makes a point of speaking to everyone he sees. Fazio, 34, is in his element, a prominent figure within the walls of APD, its kitchen and cafe and …

City Reviews After-School Program

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Lebanon — Administrators in the Lebanon School District are reviewing qualifications for after-school program providers for next school year. The decision comes less than a year after the district switched providers to Children’s Center of the Upper Valley, a move that drew criticism last fall from some families who were participating in the …

Healthy Food Talk Honors Late Doctor

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Lebanon — Her picture was on the event’s promotional flier. Her vegan recipes for hummus, lentils, steel cut coats and pasta with beans and veggies were distributed to attendees. The audience included some of her former colleagues and patients, and her mother. But Margo Krasnoff, the 57-year-old professor at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine and physician at Dartmouth-Hitchcock who originally was scheduled to …

Donald R. Griggs

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Donald R. Griggs, family and friends are invited to a graveside service for Mr. Griggs on Saturday, May 9, 2015, at 1 p.m. at the Valley Cemetery in Lebanon. Mr. Griggs passed away at the age of 67 on Dec. 22, 2014. Arrangements are by …

Lebanon Is ‘Best Town’ Finalist

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Lebanon — O utside Magazine announced on Monday that Lebanon is one of several dozen communities in contention for a pretty heady title: Best Town in America. In nominating the town, the magazine’s editors praised Lebanon for its “smart and active vibe,” and cited its access to the …

Kuster Hosts Discussion Focused on Affordable Housing in Upper Valley and Beyond

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

West Lebanon — U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster, D-N.H., said she will work for a legislative solution to the problem of expiring federal rental subsidies. Kuster’s action could help residents of the Pine Tree Lane Apartments and other similar …

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Participates in National Medicare Experiment That Shows Cost Savings, Better Care Received

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Lebanon — A national experiment that changes how the Medicare program pays doctors and clinics delivered lower costs and improved health care quality during its early years, federal officials said Monday, and Medicare plans to move ahead to apply elements of that new approach more broadly. The results …

Hartford Baseball Improves to 7-0

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

White River Junction — Playing on a freshly remade infield, the Hartford High baseball team laid out visiting U-32 on Monday, 8-2. The victory pushed the Hurricanes’ record to 7-0, with upcoming road games at Windsor today, at …

Global Rescue to the Rescue

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Lebanon — When Nepal was struck by a deadly earthquake last weekend, a crisis response company with local ties was among the first to respond. With mountain climbers among its clients, Global Rescue, a Boston-based company with a …

Birth Announcements: May 3, 2015

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center JOYCE — A son, Jonathan Robert Joyce, born on April 3, 2015, to Ashley and Geoffrey Joyce, of Lebanon. Gifford Medical Center HARRISON — A son, Kody Glen Harrison, born on April 21, 2015, to Billie-Jean Rowe and Robert Harrison, of Randolph. …

Business Notes: May 3, 2015

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Hanover — Clay’s, the woman’s clothing store that specialized in comfortable and casual attire, closed without fanfare last week after 24 years in business, the third downtown retail business to close in recent months. Kurt Reichelt, president of the Essex Junction, Vt.-based chain of nine Clay’s stores in …

Donald “Don” Burt Batchelder

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Brattleboro, Vt. — Donald “Don” B. Batchelder, 85, of 46 Tyler Street, died Monday morning at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital. He was born in Barre, Vt. on May 1, 1929, the son of Harold and Audrey Batchelder. He attended schools there and was an outstanding athlete at Spaulding Academy. …

Forty Years On, Salon Owner Has Vivid Memories of Fall of Saigon

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Lebanon — Few customers in the scrupulously clean nail and hair salon in the Lebanon pedestrian mall would guess that the youthful woman tending to their nails and hair has led such an extraordinary life. For Hannah Hong, …