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Ward walks boost health activity in Plattsburgh

The Plattsburgh Renewal Project, in partnership with the Plattsburgh City School’s Health Education Advisory Committee, is hosting a six-week health program to boost healthy activity and city beautification through a walking tour of all six city wards.

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AMC named great community hospital

Adirondack Medical Center has been named among the “100 Great Community Hospitals” in the nation by Becker’s Hospital Review for 2014.

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Blood drive to honor baby, whose life was cut short

Memories of a baby girl who lived only 21 days has inspired her family members to reach out to others through providing life-sustaining blood for people with critical medical conditions.

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Adirondack Urgent Care opens in Mount Royal Plaza in Queensbury

Adirondack Urgent Care is set to open its doors in early June in the Mount Royal Plaza in Queensbury.

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Teen father Devin Davis uses senior project to raise awareness

Davis has been able to continue to excel in school while dealing with the challenges of being a teenage parent, which led him to decide on what he would do for his senior school project, which is required for each graduate at Ticonderoga Central School.

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NCCC pins Nurses

In a ceremony on May 13, 48 men and women took the stage at the Ticonderoga High School auditorium to make the transition from student to professional.

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TFCU to participate in Biggest Loser challenge

Ticonderoga Federal Credit Union (TFCU) announced May 15 the formation of ‘Team TFCU’ who will participate in The Biggest Loser Event Challenge in Plattsburgh, NY on Sunday, June 1.

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Benefit held for Liam Scoville

Born Nov. 19 at 32 weeks gestation, Liam Scoville continues his battle with the complications of pulmonary hypoplasia.

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Essex County Public Health department supports women’s health

In Celebration of Women’s Health Week and Mother’s Day, Essex County Public Health (ECPH) encourages woman to make their health a priority.

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Local produce options discussed

Members of the Ticonderoga Natural Foods Co-op talked about options to bring a marketplace for fresh, local produce to town.

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Strides For James fun runs to benefit CCC scholarship

The Miner Institute will be opening its gates and displays May 10, as host of the second annual Strides For James fun runs.

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Local rabies clinics announced for 2014

As the weather is more conducive to outdoor activity for humans and their pets, the Essex County Public Health Department wants to make sure all are protected against rabies.

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The mayor's Cup challenge

Plans were unveiled recently for this summer’s 37th annual Plattsburgh Mayor’s Cup Regatta and Festival.

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Lobster Tank: My Run For Hope started in Utah

A couple of people over the last couple months have asked me why I started to focus on my health, a journey that led me to the base of Spruce Hill Saturday, March 22, competing in the 34th Annual Doc Lopez Run For Hope’s 13.1-mile half marathon. Seriously, from not being able to breathe watching television to running up a very steep hill, which was only two of the total miles.

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Ticonderoga hiking group growing

Trail Mix offers treks for all experience levels

Trail Mix is growing in popularity among Ticonderoga area hikers. No, not the snack mixture of nuts, seeds, dried fruit and chocolate. Trail Mix is a group of local people who join to make regular treks into the Adirondacks.

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