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At the Hospitals: March 1, 2015

Sunday, March 1, 2015

VA Taps Social Worker For Women’s Program Manager White River Junction — Carey Russ, a social worker, has been named women veterans program manager at White River Junction VA Medical Center. Carey’s duties will include advising and advocating for women veterans, as well as coordinating a range of medical services. Due to the rising number of women in the military, specialized care for women veterans is becoming increasingly important, the medical center said in a recent news release. The medical center’s Comprehensive Women’s Care Center opened in 2012. Russ holds a bachelor’s degree from Vanderbilt University, and a master’s degree in social work from the …

Business Notes: March 1, 2015

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Lebanon — A year after the Lebanon Planning Board approved design plans for a new Tractor Supply outlet along Miracle Mile, construction is now underway for the farm and garden superstore. Ground was broken on the 19,000-square-foot building on Dec. 22 and is tentatively scheduled to open by Memorial Day, the Tennessee-based company …

HomeLife Expo Updates Layout, Adds Features

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Hanover — Pop quiz: It’s possible to tell spring is arriving in the Upper Valley when: A) Bleary-eyed parents are seen dropping off their teenagers for 6 a.m. rowing practice on the Connecticut River; B) Boxes of chirping baby chicks have arrived at West Lebanon Feed and Supply; or C) The annual HomeLife Expo takes over the Leverone Field House at Dartmouth College. …

David Orr

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — A memorial service for David Orr who died on Jan. 17, 2015, will be held in Rollins Chapel at Dartmouth on Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, at 1 p.m. …

Lebanon Boys Get a Big Scare From an Ancient Rival

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Lebanon — Time was, a couple of bucks and a shoehorn would net a seat in a jam-packed Lebanon High School gym on the rare occasions when the Raiders and neighboring Mascoma met on the basketball floor. Back then — as in the late 1980s — the Royals …

Plans Back On for Old West Lebanon Library

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

West Lebanon — For-sale signs outside the former West Lebanon Library building on Main Street and boards across many of the windows have come down in recent weeks. The building’s owner, developer David Clem, recommenced his efforts to …

Robert Philip Walker

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Robert Philip Walker, born Feb. 15, 1925 to Francis and Euna (Freeman) Walker of Lebanon passed away on Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, at his home surrounded by family after a brief illness. Bob was a World War II Navy veteran. After serving his country, ha …

A Woman’s Place Could Be in the Gym … If Only More Would Apply to Be H.S. Basketball Coaches

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Claremont — Some things are hard to understand. When Title IX was adopted in 1972, forcing schools to offer and fund female and male athletics equally, there was a bit of an upheaval when men were hired to …

Local & Regional Briefs for Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Newport Woman Charged With Embezzlement Plymouth, Vt. — A woman from Newport has been cited with allegedly embezzling funds from the Windsor County town where she previously worked as town clerk, according to a news release from Vermont State Police. Barbara Stone, 57, is scheduled to be arraigned …

A Life: Peter ‘Pano’ Rodis, 1959-2014; ‘He Wanted to Know That Everyone Was Being Treated Right’

Monday, February 9, 2015

Sharon — While Pano Rodis found many ways to help people and take on the status quo in communities and institutions of the Upper Valley, finding the time for those efforts posed a challenge. And now there is …

Lebanon Libraries Receive Donation

Monday, February 9, 2015

West Lebanon — The city of Lebanon has emerged as the hub of the Upper Valley on a number of fronts, and now an anonymous gift to the city’s two public libraries is going to help expand their reach to Hartford. “People come from all over,” said Sean …

At the Hospitals: Feb. 8, 2015

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Family Medicine Physician Joins New London Hospital New London — Amy Schneider, a family medicine physician, has joined New London Hospital. Schneider has cared for patients and their families in Andover, N.H., since 2004, most recently at Andover …

Birth Announcements: Feb. 8, 2015

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital GAGE — A daughter, Kinley Elizabeth Gage, born on Jan. 10, 2015, to Kimberly and Adam Gage, of West Lebanon. Gifford Medical Center ALSUP — A daughter, Lola Baer, Alsup, born on Jan. 20, 2015, to Monica and A.J. Alsup, of Thetford Center. …