Lebanon

Sculptor Sally James Farnham in an undated photograph. (Library of Congress photograph)

West Lebanon Man Explores the Career of a Neglected Sculptor

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Sally James Farnham isn’t a household name. She may not even be a name widely known in art historical circles — at least not anymore. But for 40 years, from the early 1900s to the early 1940s, Farnham was a well-regarded, highly-sought-after sculptor, one of a handful of American women of her era to win significant commissions and large paychecks for her work. Her best known sculpture is the monumental equestrian statue of Simon Bolivar, located on Central Park South in New York City, which was dedicated in 1921. Latin Americans salute Bolivar as “The Liberator,” the man who helped to wrest independence for his …

Lebanon College Buildings Auctioned to Bank

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Lebanon — A Hanover businessman said Wednesday that he and a partner are under contract to buy the former Shoetorium building on the city’s pedestrian mall and that there already are prospective tenants. “We both love Lebanon and think there’s going to be a revitalization of Lebanon, so that’s really appealing to us,” …

Lebanon Sets Locations for Pot Dispensaries

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Lebanon — City councilors voted unanimously on Wednesday to adopt changes to the city’s zoning ordinance designating areas that would be best suited for a medical marijuana dispensary to set up shop. A state law that went into effect in 2013 allows for up to four dispensaries and related cultivation sites to open in New Hampshire. Lebanon officials have anticipated the city could …

Everett B. Poitras

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — A Celebration of Life Service for Everett B. Poitras who passed on April 14 2015, will be held at the American Legion Post 22 in Lebanon on Saturday, June 13, 2015, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be sent …

No Action on Lebanon Parking

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Lebanon — The City Council declined to act on a request to place a time limit on two parking spaces across from Welch’s Gun Shop on Bank Street during its meeting Wednesday night. As a result, the two spaces will continue to be available for all-day parking, meaning …

Linda Mae Elliot Delaney

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Linda Mae Elliot Delaney, 69, passed away Wednesday, May 6, 2015, at her home surrounded by family. Calling hours will be held Sunday, May 10, 2015, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Ricker Funeral Home in Lebanon, N.H. A Mass of Christian Burial …

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 …

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, …

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 oats 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 …

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 …