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Funiciello testifies in state Assembly on health care reform

Matt Funiciello, the Green Party candidate for New York's 21st Congressional District of — who shook up politics in the Capital Region and lower Adirondacks by winning a historically large portion of the vote — testified before the NY Assembly days after he was helping boost membership in his state's party and setting the course for the organization in Warren County.

Relay for Life Kick Off event planned for Feb. 7

Plattsburgh Relay for Life Kick Off event will take place Feb. 7 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Plattsburgh International Airport.

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35th Annual Doc Lopez Run now accepting registrations

University of Vermont Health Network - Elizabethtown Community Hospital’s auxiliary is accepting registrations for its upcoming race event.

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Cock-A-Doodle-Shoe National Snowshoe Competition on tap in Saranac

Cock-A-Doodle-Shoe USSSA National Snowshoe Championships will take place Jan. 17 at 10 a.m. at the New Land Trust (NLT) in Saranac.

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Elizabethtown Community Hospital receives prestigious award, again

University of Vermont Health Network - Elizabethtown Community Hospital is proud to announce it has, once again, received the 2014 Guardian of Excellence Award by Press Ganey Associates, Inc.

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Crown Point to end ambulance service?

The town of Crown Point may soon be without an ambulance service, which has the town supervisor concerned.

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Moriah family focused on helping others after lawsuit win

“We wanted to seek justice for our son (Joshua) and we wanted to hold a large company like that accountable,” Lori Drake said. “But we really wanted to raise awareness for families where they may be considering something like this as a treatment for their children or themselves. We are hoping we can get away from the monetary part.”

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New identities mark new era in regional health care

New names for the four-hospital affiliation known as Fletcher Allen Partners, and its individual members, were made official last month in recognition that the partnership has become one organization focused on delivering academic medicine to the people of Vermont and northern New York more efficiently and as close to home as possible.

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Crown Point urges residents to fill out surveys for water district funding

One way or another, the town of Crown Point is going to have to replace the water main lines in parts of its current system, some of which date back to 1890. The question is, how much do people want the estimated $5.98 million project to hurt their pocketbooks and wallets.

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Central Lake Champlain destination master planning process comes to life

Four towns in the Central Champlain Valley have started working together to create a roadmap for sustainable tourism.

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Terms of Westmount sale to be revealed today

The sale of Warren County's Westmount Health Facility — which in past months has sparked considerable public controversy — is to be in the spotlight Wednesday Nov. 19 as the proposed terms of the sale — negotiated behind closed doors — are to be formally presented beginning at 2 p.m.to county supervisors

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Essex Industries celebrates 40 years

Essex Industries, which is operated through Mountain Lake Services, invited the community into its Pilfisher Road site to show off their work and workers. It focuses on producing high-end canoe seats and canoe accessories, cedar picnic tables, camp stools, novelty cutting boards and pizza peels, with annual contract sales of approximately $1 million with customers from around the globe.

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Schroon, Crown Point hold cancer awareness benefit games

Two local schools recently changed out of their traditional colors and went pink to help support cancer awareness and research.

SUNY Student Health Center prepared for various viruses

The Student Health and Counseling Center at SUNY Plattsburgh is working toward a safer environment from viruses such as enterovirus D-68 (EV-D68) and Ebola.

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Albany shop to serve mastectomy survivors in P’burgh

When Yankee Medical closed in Plattsburgh this past April, breast cancer survivors in the North Country were left with a dearth of mastectomy apparel suppliers. In fact, it left none.

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