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Ohio Gov. John Kasich touches on campaign issues during a town hall meeting held at Kilton Public Library in West Lebanon, N.H., on Wednesday, September 3, 2015. (Valley News - Kristen Zeis) <p><i>Copyright © Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.</i></p>

Candidate Kasich Talks ‘Republican Vehicle’ in Lebanon

Thursday, September 3, 2015

West Lebanon — Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who is seeking the Republican presidential nomination, pitched his blue-collar background and record as a chief executive to voters Wednesday night at the Kilton Public Library. Speaking to a packed room of more than 100 people, Kasich regaled the crowd with many anecdotes: tales of meeting Richard Nixon in the Oval Office at 18, of his father’s job as a mailman, of golfing with House Speaker John Boehner, President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden — a story he used to contrast his history as an aisle-crossing moderate with the anger and negativity of some other Republican candidates. …

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 …

Perry Lee Wheaton

Thursday, August 27, 2015

New London, N.H. — Perry Lee Wheaton passed peaceably at his home in New London with his wife by his side on Friday, Aug. 21, 2015. He has spent the last three years suffering from idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. He was born on Jan. 31, 1942, in Corning, N.Y., the son of Raymond Elmer and Beatrice Rose Wheaton. He grew up in Corning where …

Jean-Pierre Gachelin

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

New London, N.H. — Jean-Pierre Gachelin, “Jeep” to many, passed away at age 81 on Thursday, April 23, 2015, at Concord Hospital. In recent months he had suffered a series of major health crises from which he never fully recovered. His final month was spent at Merrimack County …

Nepalese Students at Colby-Sawyer Rally to Support Devastated Homeland

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

New London — Tucked away in a bucolic corner of the Upper Valley, brought together by their academic pursuits at Colby-Sawyer College, is a thriving Nepalese community. About 40 of the school’s 1,350 students are from Nepal. An …

At the Hospitals: April 26, 2015

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Conference at DHMC Explores Child Abuse Issues Lebanon — A recent professional conference at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center explored the issue of child abuse, including its connection to medical costs. Three Twin State professionals were honored at the April …

Jean-Pierre Gachelin

Saturday, April 25, 2015

New London, N.H. — Jean-Pierre Gachelin, 81, died Thursday, April 23, 2015, at the Concord Hospital following a period of declining health. A complete obituary and service information will be printed at a later date. …

New London Man to Mets’ Owners: Hit the Showers

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

New York — A group of New York Mets fans has its own slogan this season, a message directed at the club’s owners. When the team arrived at Citi Field for Monday’s home opener, it was greeted by …

At the Hospitals: April 12, 2015

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Mt. Ascutney Taps Nurse, Doctor For Senior Leadership Team Windsor — Dr. Joseph Perras and Patti Strohla, a registered nurse, have joined the senior leadership team at Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center. The team, which includes the …

Firefighters Escape Ceiling Collapse in New London

Friday, April 10, 2015

New London — Four firefighters escaped unharmed when the second-story ceiling of a burning home came crashing down on them on Wednesday afternoon. “A million different thoughts were running through my head,” New London Fire Lt. Sam Cahan …

At the Hospitals: April 5, 2015

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Norris Cotton Redesignated As Comprehensive Cancer Center Lebanon — The National Cancer Institute has renewed its Cancer Center Support Grant to Norris Cotton Cancer Center at Dartmouth, continuing NCCC’s designation as a Comprehensive Cancer Center. The core grant …

Volunteer Spotlight: Longtime Mount Royal Academy Volunteer Helps Spread the Good Words

Monday, March 30, 2015

Sunapee — At the end of Mass in the Mount Royal Academy gymnasium on Monday, Headmaster Derek Tremblay posed a question to the student body: How many students have worked with Lucille Husarik on their reading skills? “All …

At the Hospitals: March 29, 2015

Sunday, March 29, 2015

VA Police Officers Honored White River Junction — Several employees at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in White River Junction have received national Veterans Affairs police awards. John Richardson was named 2014 police chief of the year, and …