Elizabethtown Community Hospital’s 2013 annual fundraising campaign is underway.
In preparation for the coming wintry seasons, Warren County public health is offering vital protection soon against four strains of flu as well as pneumonia — at a reasonable cost.
Sometimes, how you look makes all the difference in the world. The American Cancer Society has a program called Look Good, Feel Better, which provides free makeup and help learning how to properly apply it, to women going through cancer treatments. It also provided wigs, hats and scarves, free of charge, to women who have lost their hair through chemotherapy.
On Common Ground writes, performs play
On Common Ground, a group of Moriah Central School students, is tackling teen issues through acting.
An AuSable Valley night that started as a chance to give back turned into a win for the ages on the Patriots volleyball court Oct. 3.
Ticonderoga, Schroon events Oct. 26
The Ticonderoga Community Coalition will partner with the town and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to host a “Take Back” event at the Ticonderoga Police Department on Saturday, Oct. 26, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Essex County Sheriff’s Department will also host “Take Back” events that day at the Schroon town hall and the public safety building in Lewis.
Usually Westport wears blue and Schroon Lake white and red when they meet on the soccer pitch. On Sept. 25, both broke from their traditional uniform colors for something a little more pink.
A forum on Lyme Disease, to be held at 10 a.m. Friday Oct. 4 at Crandall Library in Glens Falls, features experts presenting up-to-date information on the treatment and diagnosis of this serious affliction that is now reaching epidemic proportions.
The Elizabethtown Community Hospital Auxiliary is offering a “Donate Life” information session on October 2 from 4-6 pm in the hospital boardroom.
A new yoga and wellness center is opening on Oct. 1 in Essex. Lake Champlain Yoga & Wellness (LCY&W) will open on Main Street at the former Live Well location.
An inflatable colon took over the Elizabethtown Community Hospital waiting room Sept. 18.
Annual CROP Walk set Oct. 19
The 10th annual CROP Walk to end hunger will be held in Ticonderoga. The 2013 event will Saturday, Oct. 19, at 1 p.m. It will begin and end at the Heritage Museum at the entrance to Bicentennial Park. There will be mile, 2-mile and 4-mile walks.
Service seen as key to fighting breast cancer
Deaths from breast cancer in the United States have declined 33 percent since 1990. Much of that success can be attributed to increased use of mammography, according to the American Center Society.
Runners from 11 nations compete in Schroon Lake
Runners from more than 30 states and 11 countries came to Schroon Lake for the 17th annual Adirondack Distance Festival Sept. 21 and 22. The event attracted 1,289 athletes from Australia, Brazil, Canada, Costa Rica, Finland, Germany, Hong Kong, Slovakia, United Kingdom and United States, according to Joel Friedman, race director.
DOH Council to make final determination Oct. 3
The New York State Department of Health’s Planning Committee voted Sept. 12 to approve the Certificate of Need transfer from the county to the New York-based company, moving the process on to the full Planning Council.