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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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Moses Ludington Hospital hits perfection for mammography

Moses Ludington Hospital announces that its radiology department recently received a perfect score on its Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA) inspection.

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Ashley Seaver joins Warrensburg Chiropractic, practice expands

Warrensburg Chiropractic expands its services and focuses on wellness, weight loss and healthy lifestyles as Ashley Seaver, a Doctor of Chiropractic, joins the enterprise.

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Dentistry in peril

MLH to no longer offer dental clinic, looking for alternative

Moses Ludington Hospital is getting out of the dentistry business, but hopes to strike a partnership allowing for continuing services on site.

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Warren County leaders endorse marijuana-growing plans

A proposal to establish a facility to grow and process medical marijuana took a step forward as Warren County supervisors embraced the plan with enthusiasm and praise.

Certified ombudsmen needed

Certified Ombudsmen are needed in Clinton, Franklin and Essex County.