APD Warns Of Vaccine Mishandling

Lebanon — More than 800 children received improperly refrigerated, and potentially ineffective, vaccinations for polio, hepatitis, measles and other diseases at Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital during a 14-month period that ended Oct. 23, the hospital said Wednesday. The affected vaccines were not harmful, but may have offered diminished immunity to recipients, the hospital said. “To date, we have had no reports of any patients...

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No Snow, No Snow Business: Slow Start to Winter at Least Allows for Maintenance and Repairs
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No Snow, No Snow Business: Slow Start to Winter at Least Allows for Maintenance and Repairs

Enfield — On a gray, overcast afternoon last week Whaleback Mountain was bare. Rocks poked out of the mud, the water of Stony Brook at the mountain’s base rushed with the torrent of a spring thaw. Ski chairlifts dangled motionless from their lines. “I’ve been in the ski business since my youth in the late ’50s and early ’60s. I’ve seen some pretty lean years,” said Gerd Riess, mountain manager at Whaleback. He recalled “one year back...

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