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At the Hospitals: April 20, 2014

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Gifford Mammography, Nuclear Medicine Earn National Accreditation Randolph — Gifford Medical Center’s mammography and nuclear medicine departments have both been awarded three-year reaccreditations by the American College of Radiology. The accreditation is awarded only to facilities meeting American College of Radiology practice guidelines and technical standards after a peer-review evaluation by board certified physicians and medical physicists who are experts in the field. The accreditation process includes assessing the quality of anonymous patient images, personnel qualifications, facility equipment, quality assurance programs, and quality control procedures, which include checking machines regularly to ensure they are functioning optimally. According to the American College of Radiology website, Gifford …

State. Sen. Odell, R-New London, Plans to Step Down at End of Term

Saturday, April 19, 2014

New London — State Sen. Bob Odell, a moderate Republican known as a pivotal and principled vote in Concord, announced Friday he would not seek a seventh term in the state Senate, saying he is ready to spend more time with his family and friends. “As my colleagues all know, serving in the …

Medical Reserve Corps Seeks Volunteers

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Newport — The Greater Sullivan County Medical Reserve Corps is looking for volunteers. The unit, founded in 2008, has about 50 members, “which is a good start,” said Jessica Rosman, the corps’ director. But more are needed. The corps works to help support emergency medical services personnel during health emergencies and provides other assistance according to its mission, which includes strengthening public health. …

Local Roundup: Hanover Topples Concord

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

West Lebanon — After seeing a big lead vanish in the blink of an eye, Ben Acker scored a game-winning goal late in the third period to lift Hanover to a 5-4 boys hockey victory over Concord at …

Letter: Kearsarge Community Christmas Project

Friday, January 24, 2014

To the Editor: Lake Sunapee Region VNA & Hospice has collaborated for many years with area school nurses, welfare officers, churches, businesses, organizations and individuals on the Kearsarge Community Christmas Project in support of local families who need extra help during the holidays. Families are identified primarily through …

Joan Elizabeth (O’Leary) Evans

Friday, January 24, 2014

New London, N.H. — Joan Elizabeth (O’Leary) Evans, 88, of New London passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014. Born in Medford, Mass. Oct. 21, 1925, Joan was the youngest of five daughters of John and Lillian (McLauflin) O’Leary. She was a graduate of Medford High School, The …

At the Hospitals: Jan. 19, 2014

Sunday, January 19, 2014

New London Hospital Officer Named Community Member of the Year New London — Karen Zurheide, New London Hospital’s vice president of community relations and development, has been named 2013 Community Member of the Year by the Lake Sunapee …

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Police: W. Lebanon Man Made Child Porn Lebanon — A 53-year-old West Lebanon man is out on bail after being charged with manufacturing child sexual abuse images, unlawful wiretapping and violation of privacy. Thomas Barnes was arrested on …

Letter: No Intelligence in Congress

Saturday, January 11, 2014

To the Editor: I understand from news reports that Sen. Bernie Sanders has introduced a bill seeking to determine if U.S. spy agencies have been spying on members of Congress. Sen. Sanders, please allow me to relieve you of this distraction from the nation’s business. As we know, …

Margaret “Peg” Johnson Whitehouse

Saturday, January 11, 2014

New London, N.H. — Margaret “Peg” Johnson Whitehouse, 82, of Hilltop Place, died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at The Clough Center in New London. She was born in Perth Amboy, N.J. on Aug. 11, 1931, the daughter of Harold Johnson and Madeleine E. deRussy Johnson. She was the …

Three N.H. Hospitals Join Dartmouth-Hitchcock Consortium

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Lebanon — Three more New Hampshire health care providers have joined Dartmouth-Hitchcock in an experiment to control costs and improve quality for the state’s Medicare population. All three institutions — Manchester’s Catholic Medical Center, St. Joseph Healthcare in Nashua, and Exeter Health Resources in Exeter — officially joined …

Pearl (Rudman) Mayman

Thursday, January 9, 2014

New London, N.H. — Pearl (Rudman) Mayman, 99, of Main Street, died Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, at the New London Hospital. She was born in Malden, Mass. on Nov. 4, 1914, the daughter of Harry and Rebecca (Yudenschreiber) Rudman. She lived in Stoneham, Mass. until moving to New …

Rain (Ice, Snow), Go Away: Postponements Send ADs Scrambling

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Claremont — Monday morning, Newport Middle High School athletic director Doug Beaupre was dealing with a situation that confronts all athletic officials this time of year — sharing his time between his full-time job as the school’s athletic …