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2015 Walk of HOPE raises awareness for Neurodegenerative Disease

The 2015 Walk of HOPE will take place June 6 from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Plattsburgh City Marina.

JCEO Community Action Angels collecting books for project

JCEO (Joint Council for Economic Opportunity) Community Action Angels is looking for community support for its Smarty Pants - Read Me Ready Project.

Adirondack Medical Home Initative brings Australia to Plattsburgh

Clinicians and Practice Managers from the Australian Association of Practice Management convened with Adirondack Medical Home Initiative (AMHI) partners for an information exchange event on May 7 as part of a Canada/U.S. study tour.

Local man lauded for 100th donation of life-saving platelets

The North Country Regional Blood Donor Program will honor Gary Hamel of Plattsburgh for his 100th donation of platelets.

Adirondack Cardiology welcomes new provider

Jordan Blackwood, M.D., a board-certified cardiovascular disease specialist, has joined the staff of Adirondack Cardiology, a service of Glens Falls Hospital.

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Saranac Lake Voluntary Health Association scholarship deadline fast approaching

The June 1 deadline to apply to the Saranac Lake Voluntary Health Association (SLVHA) annual scholarships is fast approaching.

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Inter Lakes Health holds hearing on future of ‘medical campus’

Over 100 residents from Ticonderoga and the surrounding towns packed into a dining room at Moses Ludington Hospital April 29 to hear about the proposed changes at the medical facility.

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Elizabethtown Community Hospital expands MRI service

University of Vermont Health Network – Elizabethtown Community Hospital has increased the availability, capability and quality of its mobile magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) service.

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Remembering James Dean Wilson

Strides for James raises funds for CCC scholarship fund

Strides for James, a 5k/10k fun run to support the James Dean Wilson Scholarship Fund, will take place Saturday, May 9 at the William H. Miner Agricultural Research Institute in Chazy.

Autism Speaks U, PSU women's soccer putting on 5K Color Run

The 5K Color Run event will be taking place at Plattsburgh State University Memorial Field May 2 at 10 a.m. and is hosted by volunteers of Autism Speaks U and the women’s soccer team.

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Saranac Lake skatepark project in the final stages

Design and concrete companies beginning work in May

After 11 years of fundraising and planning, the Saranac Lake SkatePark Committee has reached the final stage of a long push for a park in the heart of the village.

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Essex County sets benchmarks for weight loss, disease reduction

Owing to troubling obesity rates, Essex County is focusing on weight loss and chronic disease prevention as two priority public health projects for this year.

Holistic health conference announced

Dr. Karen Kan and members of the Adirondack Wellness Network are hosting a Holistic Health Conference and Retreat, Saturday, May 16 and Sunday, May 17.

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Slashed benefits, staff cuts to stem from Westmount sale

Controversy over the pending sale of Westmount nursing home erupted again as documents were revealed that show the pending owner plans to cut staff and slash employee benefits at the facility when it is transferred to private ownership.

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Petitions seeking referendum on Westmount sale submitted

Petitions intended to force a public vote on the controversial sale of Warren County's Westmount nursing home to a private firm have been submitted to county officials, but a decision is pending on whether the number of signatures is adequate for the petitioners to achieve their objective.

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