Lebanon

Local Roundup: Bronze for Cox At World Juniors

Monday, August 31, 2015

Singapore — Hannah Cox is coming home with a FINA World Junior Swimming Championships medal. The 17-year-old member of the Upper Valley Aquatic Club swim team closed junior worlds on Sunday by winning a bronze medal in her women’s 200-meter freestyle specialty. After two near-miss podium efforts earlier in the six-day meet, Cox shaved a hundredth of a second off her personal best with a time of 1 minutes, 59.28 …

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 …

Alice Peck Day Affiliation Seen as ‘Inevitable’ End of an Era

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Lebanon — The news Friday that Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital plans to become the latest community hospital in the region to formally affiliate with the Dartmouth-Hitchcock empire was greeted with grief and disappointment from some community members, while others were more optimistic. Whether they feared losing Alice Peck Day’s down-home qualities, including at its birthing department, or thought the move would protect …

Board Questions APD Proposal

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Lebanon — Planning Board members expressed concerns at Monday’s meeting about Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital’s proposal to condense many of the hospital’s services into a new 45,000-square-foot outpatient clinic during a conceptual review. The $13 million two-story …

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 …

Granite United Way ‘Day of Caring’ Projects and Volunteers Needed

Sunday, August 23, 2015

West Lebanon — Project proposals and volunteers are needed for Granite United Way’s annual Day of Caring next month. Held in several regions across New Hampshire and in Windsor County in Vermont, the event matches nonprofits that need work done with people willing to do it. In 2014, …

At the Hospitals: Aug. 23, 2015

Sunday, August 23, 2015

DHMC Physician Assistant Hits Milestone Lebanon — Thomas O. Wansleben recently marked 40 years of certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. He is one of only 224 physician assistants in the United States to …

Lebanon High Graduate Earns Eagle Scout Rank

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Lebanon — Joe Flanagan, a member of Boy Scout Troop 279 in Lebanon, recently achieved the highest rank in scouting. Held Aug. 15 at the Congregational Church, his Eagle Scout ceremony was attended by family, friends and fellow …

‘Tristin Never Held Back’: Lebanon Race Honors Someone Who Touched Many

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Lebanon — A few weeks before the tragic accident that killed Tristin Roy, her brother, Tyler Carter, joined her for a run in the Upper Valley. Now, dozens of her friends and family do the same annually in …

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,” …

New Lebanon City Manager Welcomes Return to Northern New England

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Lebanon — Dennis Luttrell, Lebanon’s newly hired city manager, says he is looking forward to returning to northern New England after spending 25 years near the ocean. The 65-year-old Massachusetts native is acquainted with the area, having graduated …

Kimberly Jo Antil Hayes

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Kimberly Jo Antil Hayes, 50, of Lebanon passed away Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015, at her home surrounded by her loved ones. She was born in Syracuse on Sept. 9, 1964, and spent her life in her hometown of Syracuse until 1998 and then moved with …

Local Roundup: Dartmouth Hires Assistant Women’s Rugby Coach

Friday, August 21, 2015

Hanover — Matthew Cameron joined the Dartmouth College women’s rugby program as an assistant to head coach Katie Dowty on Friday. A Bard College graduate, Cameron served as an assistant coach at his alma mater through 2009, working with the school’s first women’s team in 2005. He moved …