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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 …

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 …

Lebanon Hospitals To Affiliate

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Lebanon — Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital will become Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s fifth affiliate, should the state approve the agreement the two institutions expect to file in September. Under the agreement, which was modeled on previous D-H agreements with New London Hospital and Mt. Ascutney Hospital in Windsor, the two entities would work over time …

Brian F. Wood

Friday, August 21, 2015

Buffalo, N.Y. — A man of letters and teacher extraordinaire, Brian F. Wood passed away on Monday, Aug. 17, 2015, at his home in Buffalo, after a valiant struggle with prostate and bone cancer. Brian graduated from Lebanon High School in Lebanon, N.H. in 1962. He attended Dartmouth …

Overflowing With Excitement

Friday, August 21, 2015

From left, Jeff Balch, Alan Giard and Perley Rich readjust straps before lifting the granite bowl of a new public fountain on the Lebanon Mall on Thursday. Patricia Gosselin, chairwoman of the Lebanon Fountain Working Group, said fountains …

Nicole S. Cormen

Friday, August 21, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Nicole S. Cormen of Lebanon passed away on the morning of Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015, after a 17-month-long battle with an aggressive endometrial cancer. Nicole was born on Dec. 2, 1956, in Glen Cove, N.Y. to Paul and Colette Sage, who currently reside in West …

Lebanon’s Nicole Cormen Dies

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Lebanon — Former City Councilor Nicole Cormen, who in 20 years of public service combined civic activism with environmental stewardship, died on Wednesday. First diagnosed with endometrial cancer in April 2014, Cormen, 58, died at home in the …

Lebanon Names Manager

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Lebanon — The City Council Wednesday night announced it has hired a veteran municipal manager from southeastern Massachusetts to serve as Lebanon’s city manager, effective Sept. 1. The council said it has picked Dennis Luttrell, the former town …

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Marijuana Dispensary Discussion Scheduled Tonight in Lebanon Lebanon — Members of the public are invited to provide input into the proposed siting of a medical marijuana dispensary during Wednesday’s City Council meeting. The New Hampshire Department of Health & Human Services in June selected the Manchester-based Temescal Wellness …

Developer Proposes Housing: Residences Would Be Addition to Centerra

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Lebanon — Centerra business park, across Route 120 from Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, now hosts retail shops, offices, hotels, a restaurant and a courthouse, and it may soon be a place for people to call home. Hanover developers Bill Bittinger and Bob Riessen of Eighty Five South Main Housing …

Doris Louise Roberts

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Doris Louise Roberts, 83, died Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015, at her home in the loving arms of her children. She was born in Northfield, Vt., on Turkey Hill, on Feb. 13, 1932, the daughter, of Ernest and Lila (Hall) Macy. Doris was a graduate of …

Local Roundup: Grantham’s Russell Struggles at U.S. Am

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Olympia Fields, Ill. — Grantham’s Evan Russell finished at 6-over-par 76 in the first round of U.S. Amateur Golf Championship on the North Course of the Olympia Fields Country Club on Monday, finishing tied for 220th place out of 312 amateur golfers. Russell started on the back nine, …

A Life: Bill Mitchell, 1921-2015; ‘His Goal Was to Help Inform, Bring Knowledge or Make Life Better’

Monday, August 17, 2015

West Lebanon — Whether it was during a 50-year career in the education and waste management industries or his retirement years spent in the Upper Valley, Bill Mitchell was forever helpful, resourceful and inventive. A longtime agronomy professor …