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.
The annual Hunters’ Health Screening will take place at Elizabethtown Community Hospital on Wednesday, Sept. 18, from 4 to 6 p.m. This is an opportunity for hunters to receive a basic health evaluation at no cost.
About 3,000 athletes expected
About 3,000 runners will be in Ticonderoga Sept. 27 and 28 as part of a nearly 200-mile relay race.
Dan Connell returned to his seat at the Essex County Board of Supervisors Sept. 9, just over a month after facing a serious illness that he can’t remember.
Marathon, half marathon to finish in Schroon Lake
The 17th annual Adirondack Distance Festival is expected to bring more than 1,000 runners to the Schroon Lake area. The Adirondack Distance Festival includes a full marathon, a marathon relay, a half marathon, 10-kilometer race, 5-kilometer race and children’s race. The 2013 distance Festival will be Sept. 21-22.
Crown Point Telephone participating in national program
Telephone service can be a matter of life and death. That’s why Crown Point Telephone Corporation is participating in the National Telephone Discount Lifeline Awareness Week Sept. 9-15.
LaChute Road Runners sponsor event
There was little suspense at the annual Footrace at the Falls in Ticonderoga. Chris Shaw of Delmar led wire to wire in winning the 5-kilometer cross country race in Ticonderoga’s Bicentennial Park. He was clocked in 18 minutes, 53 seconds.
Shrimp and Gouda Arancini
The flavor at Mickey’s restaurant in Plattsburgh is definitely that: local. But even with a head chef and a sous chef who are both from the Champlain Valley, and who cut their culinary teeth working in local kitchens in and around Plattsburgh, the dinner menu at Mickey’s is far from the status quo.
Starting Friday, Aug. 16, patients at the Westport Health Center were finally able to see the fruits of the past few months of construction.
New federal healthcare law will soon change the way businesses and employees obtain health insurance.
A new anchor health-care center for Hudson Headwaters Health Network, which serves many thousands of people in southern Adirondacks and the Glens Falls region, will boost vital services, create jobs as well as enhance Warrensburg's streetscape, area officials said this week as ground was broken for the facility.
Essex County Public Health emphasizes the many health benefits associated with outdoor activities in the heart of summer and encourages people to take precautions to protect their health.