Lebanon

Virginia L. O’Keefe

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

West Lebanon, N.H. — Virginia L. O’Keefe, 90, a resident of West Lebanon, passed away Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, at the Hackensack University Medical Center in Hackensack, N.J. She was born Jan. 9, 1925, in Mt. Vernon, N.Y. the daughter of Richard A. and Margaret (McKernan) Lindon. She graduated from St. Gabriel High School in New Rochelle, N.Y. and the Misericordia School of Nursing in Manhattan. Virginia worked as a …

DHMC Units Beset By Flu

Monday, January 26, 2015

Lebanon — An influenza outbreak in three units at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center has prompted hospital officials to offer preventive treatments to patients and staffers in the affected areas, a hospital spokesman said Monday. Seven staffers have been confirmed through laboratory tests to have the flu, and a total of 39 staff members in the affected wards — Units 1E, 2E and 3E — …

Warm-Up Swings

Monday, January 26, 2015

Chris Whitcomb watches his son Zach, 10, practice his swing in front of their West Lebanon home on Friday. Zach plays baseball, football and basketball, though football is his favorite. This spring, he will be playing first base.Valley News — Jennifer Hauck …

Fat of the Land: Wide-Tire Biking Makes an Inroad in the Winter

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Lebanon — Spending long winters away from trails is quickly becoming less mandatory for mountain bike enthusiasts. Snow-covered ground is turning much more accessible thanks to “fat bikes,” mountain bikes with giant tires made especially for traversing wintry …

Gaining Traction

Friday, January 23, 2015

Chris Apel-Cram spreads sand on her home’s driveway in West Lebanon on Thursday. She and her mother, Eva Apel, left, had just gone for a walk in their neighborhood. Apel-Cram said that they try to walk every day. …

David Orr

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — David Orr passed away on Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015. He had been part of the Upper Valley for almost 60 years. He graduated from Dartmouth in 1957 and returned to the Upper Valley in 1959, first to work at the Valley News and then for …

Offer Made On Lebanon College Site

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Lebanon — A New Hampshire man who has redeveloped several older buildings and schools in New England downtowns has made an offer to buy the two former Lebanon College buildings on the city’s pedestrian mall. Lebanon College officials …

Wasps Beat Sin Bin, Bulldogs

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Woodstock — There isn’t a whole lot stopping the Woodstock High boys hockey team lately. Even when the Wasps try to stop themselves, someone steps up to save the day. The honor belonged to sophomore goaltender Connor Black …

Riding With the First Responders

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Lebanon — A recent Friday morning finds the Lebanon Fire Department quiet, the day shift settling in. Dr. Nate Grubbs, an emergency medicine resident, is getting a tour of the station on South Park Street from Capt. Jim …

Wedding: Herman — Campbell

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Lebanon — Stephanie Karla-Renee Herman and Ryan Campbell were married on Nov. 15, 2014, at Sandals Grande Antigua in the Caribbean Islands. The bride wore a full-length imported French lace gown and veil. She carried a multicolored bouquet …

At the Hospitals: Jan. 18, 2015

Sunday, January 18, 2015

New London Hospital Names Ambulance and EMS Services Manager New London — Richard Riley has been named manager for ambulance and EMS services at New London Hospital. “ Riley brings an extensive background in emergency response management to …

Businesses Slow to Hop On ‘SHOP’

Sunday, January 18, 2015

West Lebanon — There was a sunny subject line on the email sent on the afternoon of Jan. 2: “Happy New Year from the SHOP Marketplace.” The message inside was an invitation to celebrate the arrival of 2015 with “health coverage for you and your employees.” To begin, …

Project Search Meetings Set

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Lebanon — A school-to-work program for people with cognitive and physical disabilities will hold three informational meetings this winter. Project Search provides employment and education opportunities to people with disabilities. The program is for students in their last year of high school eligibility. Those interested in applying to …