Chamber Profile: Lebanon Chamber Marks Centennial, Prepares for New Leadership
Feb23

Chamber Profile: Lebanon Chamber Marks Centennial, Prepares for New Leadership

On Friday, Feb. 11, 1916, the Granite State Free Press reported on the goings-on among the roughly 6,000 residents of Lebanon. The items included news of one Helen Campbell, who went to visit a friend in Etna for a few days; plans for a Valentine Leap Year dancing party at Town Hall; and a report that Rudolph White had returned to his job at Plamondon Brothers grocery after a six-week absence due to illness. The last entry gave an...

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Volunteer Spotlight: ElderFriend Program Is ‘Energizing’
Feb14

Volunteer Spotlight: ElderFriend Program Is ‘Energizing’

Lebanon — L ast fall, David Karvonen had a series of surgeries, including one to fix a problem with his hip: An operation decades ago had left him in “ferocious pain.” “I went through so much hell” having all that surgery, the 77-year-old White River Junction resident said. But Dan Moriarty, a volunteer with ElderFriend, a new program at Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital, helped him endure. “He and I talked things over,” and Moriarty...

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APD Works to Revaccinate Children After Mishandling Doses

Lebanon — Upper Valley parents and health care providers continue to respond to the refrigeration lapses that compromised vaccines and prompted a revaccination program for more than 800 young patients at Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital. The vaccine problems were announced in letters to parents of children who had received care at the hospital’s Robert A. Mesropian Center for Community Care. The letters, which were sent out Jan. 11,...

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Agency Upgrades D-H Accreditation

Lebanon — An accreditation agency that monitors the quality of hospital residency programs for training doctors just out of medical school has upgraded the status of Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital, which sponsors 47 such programs, and of the hospital’s training program in surgery. The actions by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education upgraded the ratings of the hospital and its third largest residency program just...

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Rivier University Offers Job ‘Guarantee’
Jan31

Rivier University Offers Job ‘Guarantee’

Concord — A small Catholic university in southern New Hampshire is becoming the latest college to offer a money-back guarantee of sorts to its students. Rivier University, which has a total student population of about 2,600 in Nashua, has created an “Employment Promise Program” that will be available to full-time undergraduates starting with the class of 2020. Students are guaranteed to land a job within nine months of graduation, or...

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