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Lebanon

Ernesta Helen Watson

Friday, August 1, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Ernesta Helen Watson, 99, passed away in the comfort of her home on Thursday, July 24, 2014. She was born April 13, 1915, to the late Willie Wallace and Annie Maria (French) Wooster. Ernesta grew up in Canaan, N.H. and received her RN degree from the Margaret Pillsbury School of Nursing in 1936. She worked for several medical institutions in Florida and New York, locally she worked at Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital, Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital and the Veteran’s Administration Hospital in White River Junction, Vt., from which she retired as evening supervisor in 1975. Ernesta was a faithful member of the Lebanon United Methodist Church where she served as president …

Behind the Scenes at Opera North

Thursday, July 31, 2014

When Opera North opens its annual season on Saturday at the Lebanon Opera House with a production of Lerner and Loewe’s classic musical My Fair Lady , followed in the next two weeks by Verdi’s La Traviata and a Young Artists performance of Kurt Weill’s Street Scene , it will deploy nearly 90 …

For Tickets and Information

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Opera North’s production of Lerner and Loewe’s My Fair Lady opens Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and continues on Aug. 8, 13, 16 and 19. Verdi’s La Traviata opens Tuesday at 7:30 p.m., and continues on Aug. 9, 15 and 20. Kurt Weill’s Street Scene opens on Tuesday, Aug. 12 and continues on Aug. 14 and 17. All performances are at Lebanon Opera House. …

Forum, July 18: Abuse in Palestine; Plight of the Children at the Border; Flowers in Hartford

Friday, July 18, 2014

The Abuse in Palestine To the Editor: Thanks and congratulations to the Valley News for the recent op-ed on the beating of an American child, Tariq Khdeir, by Israeli police (“Where It’s ‘Trayvon Martin, En Masse’,” July 11). Valley News coverage on Israel and Palestine has long been …

Paul M. McAllister

Friday, July 18, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Paul M. McAllister, 67, passed away in the comfort of his home Tuesday, July 15, 2014. He was born in Hanover, N.H. on May 27, 1947, to the late Clarence M. & Anna M. (Rennie) McAllister. Paul graduated from Lebanon High School. He began working …

Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine Gets Interim Dean

Friday, July 18, 2014

Lebanon — A biochemical researcher without a medical degree has been tapped to serve as interim dean of Dartmouth’s financially troubled Geisel School of Medicine during a transition that a college spokeswoman said was expected to take “a …

Lebanon Delays Dulac Street Decision

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Lebanon — The City Council delayed decision on a plan to address drainage problems on Dulac Street, one piece of the more than $10 million in damage to city infrastructure stemming from heavy rains last summer, due to a lack of consensus among members and the public. After …

Hassan: Gas Tax Helps State

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Lebanon — Gov. Maggie Hassan on Wednesday defended a 4.2-cent increase in New Hampshire’s gas tax that took effect this month, saying it would benefit the state economy through the projects it funded. “We knew that without an …

Lebanon Proposes Making Dulac Street One-Way

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Lebanon — An orange traffic cone identifies a sinkhole to the east of Jeff and Lynn Halpin’s Dulac Street home. The cone, as well as streaks of gray silt and clay through the Halpins’ otherwise manicured lawn and …

Forum, July 16: Co-op Matters; Waste in Vermont; Coverage Appreciated

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Management Flaw To the Editor: Terry Appleby’s column in the Valley News (“The Co-op Serves Its Members and Workers,” July 12), intended to ease the minds of concerned friends of the Co-op regarding recent firings, instead revealed what could be the source of our discomfort — a fatal …

Daphne Mary Kathleen Cross

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

West Lebanon, N.H. — Daphne Mary Kathleen Cross (née Wheeler), 80, died on July 12, 2014, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. She passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family. Daphne was born in Minneapolis, Minn., on June 10, 1934, to Walter and Daphne Wheeler. Her family moved to California …

Lebanon Weighs Developer’s Offer

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

West Lebanon — Developer David Clem suggested that instead of making the Crafts Avenue extension public, he would privately maintain his planned Crafts Avenue extension, one piece of the 38-acre River Park project to the west of Route 10 in West Lebanon, at the Planning Board’s meeting Monday …

Forum, July 15: Immigration Crisis; A World Beyond the Co-op; Help Clean the Mascoma River; Troubles With Norwich Website

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Help Clean Up the Mascoma To the Editor: The Mascoma River is due for another heavy cleaning, and two local Rotary Clubs are gearing up to do that on Saturday. A volunteer army made up of the Rotary Club of Lebanon and the Lebanon-Riverside Club will join forces …