National Nurses Week May 6-12
Nurses at Inter-Lakes Health in Ticonderoga will join health care providers across the country in observing National Nurses Week May 6 - 12.
New York/Vermont 5K Champlain Bridge Run slated May 18
The New York/Vermont 5K Champlain Bridge Run was supposed to be a one-time affair to celebrate the opening of the new span connecting the two states. That was the plan, but the inaugural race was such a hit it’s returning. The second annual The New York/Vermont 5K Champlain Bridge Run will be contested Saturday, May 18, at 10 a.m.
Honor society planning May 6 event
The Schroon Lake Central School chapter of the National Honor Society will host an American Red Cross blood drive noon to 6 p.m. Monday, May 6, in the auditorium of Schroon Lake Central School.
Matthew Cech, 8 years old and from Plattsburgh, known to many in the North Country as Mighty Matthew, was sworn in by Sheriff Richard Cutting April 13 with a specific case in mind: help the department find the Lollipop Bandits.
Fans of the nationally syndicated show “The Biggest Loser” are asked to put their loyalty to the test, get off the couch and participate when the Biggest Loser Fun Run and Walk comes to Plattsburgh in June.
Four years of heated controversy came to a climactic conclusion Monday April 8, as the Thurman Town Board bypassed the local ambulance squad to sign a contract with Warrensburg Emergency Medical Services to provide EMS coverage in town. Prior to taking the vote, the board members said the Thurman's squad's financial problems, intermittent shutdowns and lack of Advanced Life Support services — plus the Warrensburg agency's expertise and reliability — were reasons behind their decision.
Half marathon, marathon entries near limit
The 17th annual Adirondack Distance Festival is nearing capacity in two events.
According to the County Health Rankings are conducted through a study by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in collaboration with the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, Essex County ranks as the 16th healthiest in the state.
The controversy is likely to reach a crescendo Monday Apirl 8 over whether to have the town government pay a local independent ambulance squad to respond to fewer than 100 calls per year — or to pay a neighboring ambulance corps to do so.
Initially, the Westport Health Center will undergo a 3,700 square foot expansion that will provide space for the growing medical practice. The new space will include a comfortable waiting room, seven exam rooms, office space for physicians, a private registration area, nurses’ work station, lab area, procedure room, and patient consultation room.
Bidders reveal privatization plans
Corporations bidding to purchase Warren County's Westmount Nursing Home revealed their plans recently — and o a CEO of one firm seeking to privatize the home talked of developing a health care campus for seniors at the Westmount site.
Friends of Mineville resident Lorraine Bergeron are holding a special baked ziti dinner fundraiser for her with raffles and silent auctions from 4 to 8 p.m. on March 30 at the Lewis Fire Department, 18 Fire House Lane.
Trudeau Institute researchers have found a key mechanism that limits damage from the immune response to the influenza virus.
Essex County Attorney Daniel Manning announced March 18 that the county had signed the contract between the county and Center for Specialty Care out of New York City had signed the contract for the sale of the county-operated care facility.
On Sunday, March 17, from 2 to 6 p.m., January Jams will return to the Upper Jay Arts Center, but this time, it’s for a cause. There is a $5 suggested donation, with all proceeds going toward Reason 2 Smile.