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At the Hospitals: Feb. 1, 2015

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Mt. Ascutney Hospital Diabetes Education Program Earns Accreditation Windsor — The Diabetes Self-Management Education Program at Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center was recently accredited by the American Association of Diabetes Education. The certification is awarded to programs and organizations that have demonstrated a commitment to diabetes education, offering quality programming to help diabetes patients self-manage the disease, the hospital said in a recent news release. To maintain accreditation, programs must meet the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support. The Windsor hospital’s Diabetes and Nutrition Education Program is led by Nancy McCullough, a registered nurse and certified diabetes educator, supported by Virginia Quinn, …

Leigh R. Harlow

Friday, January 30, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — Leigh R. Harlow, 77, a resident of Windsor, passed away Wednesday evening, Jan. 28, 2015, at the Brookside Nursing Home in White River Jct., Vt. He was born Oct. 1, 1937, in Windsor the son of Leigh and Francelia (Sargent) Harlow. He received his schooling in Windsor and Woodstock, and graduated from Woodstock High School in 1955. He later attended …

Win Eludes Windsor Girls Basketball

Monday, January 26, 2015

Windsor — The Windsor High girls basketball team has let possible victories slide away when it was unable to close out the opposition late in games on several occasions this season. It happened again Monday night as Springfield won the stretch battle for a 50-46 Marble Valley League win at Windsor High. “We’ve got to find a way to finish,” said Windsor coach …

Local Roundup: Soph’s Career High Puts Bishop Brady Girls Basketball Past Hanover

Sunday, January 4, 2015

Hanover — Hanover High girls basketball coach Dan O’Rourke has known Riley Bennett since she was a fifth-grader. On Saturday, O’Rourke and the Marauders got to know her more than they’d like. Bennett, a sophomore, scored a career-best …

Distance Learners: Outside Shooting Works for Windsor Boys Hoop

Sunday, January 4, 2015

Windsor — Every high school boys basketball team that comes into Windsor High School knows what to expect — the Yellowjackets are always going to run the floor on offense and drive you crazy on defense. Springfield saw just how that philosophy works as the Jacks downed the …

Systems to Track Prescription Medicines Said to Need Improvement

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Lebanon — Legal and technical constraints have hampered efforts to develop and connect what some doctors and police view as a key tool in the local response to the nationwide opioid epidemic: the electronic systems that monitor prescriptions …

Woodstock Rallies Past Windsor in Battle of Undefeated Teams

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Woodstock — Maybe it was an omen when the bus failed to show up to take the Windsor High boys basketball team to Woodstock for Saturday afternoon’s game. Windsor coach Harry Ladue said a mix-up involving the bus …

Donald Harvey Balch

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Windsor, Vt. — Donald Harvey Balch, 68, of Windsor, passed peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer on Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014. He was born in Rutland, Vt. on May 2, 1946, the son of Harvey and Edna Balch. He grew up on a farm in Brownsville the …

Donald H. Balch

Friday, December 26, 2014

Windsor, Vt. — Donald H. Balch, 68, a resident of Windsor passed away Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 24, surrounded by his family at the Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center in Windsor. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. The complete obituary will be published …

Area Police Officers on Heightened Alert

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Lebanon — Upper Valley police officers said they are on heightened alert following the shooting deaths of two New York City police officers over the weekend. They say that even though the region is rural and seems isolated from such violence, anti-police rhetoric could spur copycat shootings anywhere. …

At the Hospitals: Dec. 21, 2014

Sunday, December 21, 2014

APD Names Associate VP For Information Services Lebanon — Kristen Kneisel was recently appointed associate vice president for information services at Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital. Kneisel served most recently as the interim director and project manager for …

Art Notes: Windsor Parish Weighs Selling Tooker’s Work

Thursday, December 18, 2014

For much of his long career, the artist George Tooker depicted what the poet W.H. Auden called The Age of Anxiety, painting unsettling images of 20th century women and men trapped in bureaucratic mazes and indifferent institutions with …

Windsor Boys Upend Hartford

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

White River Junction — As a Windsor High graduate, Hartford boys basketball coach Steve Landon learned the art of press-and-run while playing for Yellowjackets coach Harry Ladue in the 1980s. Landon and the Hurricanes used that method to …