Lebanon

David Karvonen, left, and Dan Moriarty visit at Karvonen’s White River Junction home, as part of a new program offered by Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital. ElderFriend pairs volunteers with homebound patients of the hospital’s senior care team.
Peggy Cooper photograph

Volunteer Spotlight: ElderFriend Program Is ‘Energizing’

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Lebanon — L ast fall, David Karvonen had a series of surgeries, including one to fix a problem with his hip: An operation decades ago had left him in “ferocious pain.” “I went through so much hell” having all that surgery, the 77-year-old White River Junction resident said. But Dan Moriarty, a volunteer with ElderFriend, a new program at Alice …

Birth Announcements: Feb. 14, 2015

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center MCCULLOUGH — A son, Hagen Michael McCullough, born on Jan. 29, 2016, to Callie Jozefiak and Dylan McCullough, of Bethel. Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, Calif. SCOTT — A son, Micah Alexander Scott, born on Jan. 6, 2016, to Adrianne and Lyndon Scott, of Grantham. …

Engagement: Murphy — Hammond

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Lebanon — Kaylan Rae Murphy and Dallas Lee Hammond have announced their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Jody Stender, of Plainfield, and Timothy Murphy, of Orange, Vt. She graduated from Lebanon High School in 2012 and is working toward a bachelor’s degree in health informatics management at Southern New Hampshire University …

Lebanon Boys Basketball Running On All Cylinders

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Lebanon — In the middle of the third quarter, with the game well in hand, Lebanon High’s Matthew Eylander took it upon himself to keep the pressure on Plymouth’s offense. Diving for a loose ball headed out of bounds, the Raider sophomore went crashing into the scorer’s table …

Candidates Pivot To New Hampshire

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Claremont — With voting in Iowa over, the presidential candidates still standing are headed to New Hampshire for a week of what for many will be last-chance campaigning. Three candidates, including U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, D-Vt., will be in the Upper Valley today, and two other heavyweights — …

Local Roundup: Hanover’s Hartman Joins 200-Point Club

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Exeter, n.h. — If Matti Hartman was going to become the second member of the Hanover High girls hockey program’s career 200-point club, at least she wasn’t going to make people wait for the moment to pass. The …

Kenneth B. Birch

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Marlborough, N.H. — Kenneth B. Birch, 83, of Marlborough passed away on Saturday morning, Jan. 30, 2016, at the Westwood Health Care and Rehabilitation Center with his loving family by his side. Ken was born in Lebanon, N.H. on May 9, 1932, the son of Kenneth and Pauline …

Local Roundup: Raiders Win at N.H. Track Tuneup

Monday, February 1, 2016

Durham, n.h. — Wins for Corrine Kennedy and Kath Merchant and Marcus Roper’s second-place finish in the boys shot put highlighted limited participation by the Lebanon and Hanover indoor track and field teams in Sunday’s visit to the final regular-season New Hampshire Interscholastic Athletic Association meet, held at …

A Life: Melissa Gordon Was ‘Always Putting Everyone Else Before Her’

Monday, February 1, 2016

North Woodstock, n.h. — Ask a friend, family member or coworker about Upper Valley native Melissa Gordon, and a certain adjective keeps popping up. “She was very caring,” her longtime friend Linda Bartlett said. That was especially evident …

Engagement: Flanagan — Jupiter

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Lebanon — Meghan Marie Flanagan and Adam Jupiter have announced their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Christine and Patrick Flanagan, of Lebanon. She graduated from Lebanon High School in 2001 and earned a bachelor’s degree in …

Heat, Electric Assistance Is Available

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Tri-County Community Action Program is accepting applications for heating fuel and electric assistance programs. The New Hampshire fuel assistance program provides grants to income-eligible renters and homeowners to help cover the costs of their heating bills. The year-round electric assistance program can provide discounts on monthly electric bills. …

Business Notes: Jan. 31, 2016

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Norwich — The Bike Hub, which sold and repaired bicycles and related gear from its shop on Route 5 adjacent to Fogg’s Hardware and Building Supply, closed its doors on Jan. 23. Owner Bill McFadden posted the news on the store’s Facebook page, announcing “we will still be …

Route 12A RadioShack Closes

Sunday, January 31, 2016

West Lebanon — The RadioShack store on Route 12A, a longtime presence on the West Lebanon commercial strip, closed for good last week, another victim of the Fort Worth, Texas-based company’s February 2015 bankruptcy. Last year, the electronics retail chain filed for bankruptcy and sold 1,700 of its …