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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 surgery at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. Her term begins Oct. 26. Wong will oversee 13 specialty sections within the Department of Surgery at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, taking responsibility for all aspects of research, education and clinical operations, Dartmouth-Hitchcock said in a news release. She will also be responsible for …

Randolph-Area Kids Program Serves 2,756 Summer Meals

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Randolph — A summer program for needy kids provided 2,756 meals this summer, an increase of almost 1,000 over last year. Organized by the Randolph Area Food Shelf, the program works to prevent kids from being hungry and to ease the burden of increased food costs for families during the summer. More than 60 percent of children in the Randolph area are eligible …

Births: Aug. 30, 2015

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Gifford Medical Center BESTENBOSTEL — A son, Caleb David Bestenbostel, born on Aug. 13, 2015, to Natasha Alix and Richard Bestenbostel, of Randolph. CONNIFF — A son, Lucas Alexander Conniff, born on Aug. 13, 2015, to Jennifer White and Robert Conniff III, of East Randolph. LUNNA — A daughter, Vanessa Marie Lunna, born on Aug. 14, 2015, to Kimberly and Alan Lunna, of …

Lawrence W. Roberts

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Randolph, Vt. — Graveside Committal Services with military honors for Lawrence W. Roberts, 84, who died Nov. 25, 2014, will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, June 22, at the Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Randolph Center, with Rev. Ronald E. Rilling, officiating. Arrangements are by the Day …

A Life: Miriam ‘Mim’ Herwig, 1923-2015; ‘The World Is Full of Beautifully Written Words Left Behind’

Monday, June 15, 2015

Randolph Center — Miriam “Mim” Herwig’s diminutive stature — about 5-foot-2-inches tall and less than 100 pounds — belied her big influence on the world around her. She was “a powerhouse in a small frame,” friend and fellow …

Randolph Women Join Board of Safeline Inc.

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Chelsea — Two Randolph residents have joined the board of Safeline Inc., a member agency of the Vermont Network Against Domestic and Sexual Violence. The board also elected a new chairwoman, Felicity Swayze, of Tunbridge. Shelley Dimick is an IT business analyst with Northfield Savings Bank in Northfield, …

Randolph Union High Graduates More Than 70

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Randolph — Randolph Union High School celebrated the graduation of more than 70 seniors on Friday evening. Matthew Amico; Eleanor Anderson; Miriam G. Andress; Alexis Dawn Ashley; Jamie W. Barnard; Chad Benoir; Shaena E. Bergeron; Gregoire Brandon; Michael Bottass-Burridge; Cady Ann Boule; Sara Lucie Brien; Kimberly Ann Buckholts; …

Big Bucks: Bold Moves Send Blue Mountain Past Royals

Friday, June 12, 2015

Poultney, Vt. — Small ball and a big decision paid off swimmingly for the Blue Mountain Union High softball team in Friday’s VPA Division IV final against South Royalton. The Bucks blew open a close game with six …

No Translation Needed: South Royalton’s Belgian Visitor Learns Softball on the Fly

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

South Royalton — It’s hard to say which is more memorable, Elsa Huart’s first or second time at bat in a varsity softball game. First time, in an 11-3 victory at home against Rochester on April 21, she …

No Kidding Around: South Royalton Outlasts Whitcomb to Reach Final

Monday, June 8, 2015

Bethel — Youth will be served? When South Royalton and Whitcomb meet on the softball field, it’s been inevitable. The Royals put a batting order together for Monday’s Vermont Division IV softball semifinal that featured three sophomores, two …

Stagecoach Executive Director Honored

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Randolph — Stagecoach Transportation Services Executive Director Jim Moulton has been named manager of the year by the Community Transportation Association of America. Moulton, who also serves as executive director of Addison County Transit Resources, is the first …

‘A Story to Tell’: Ex-Addict From Hartford Graduates From CCV a Changed Man

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Northfield, Vt. — On his first day of class, drug addict Wayne Miller, 27, of White River Junction, had a plan to scam Community College of Vermont for the value of his tuition check. On his last day …

Entertainment Highlights: Randolph Theater Operators Face Uphill Climb at Bethel Drive-In

Thursday, June 4, 2015

For the sequel to their opening weekend as new managers of the drive-in movie theater between Bethel and Randolph, David and Tammy Tomaszewski will screen, well, sequels on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights: Fast and Furious 7 and …