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.
A new website is promoting the trails, roads and parks in the North Country as a great place to “Get Out and Live.”
Ti youth market to close Saturday
Affordable, fresh produce has been available in Ticonderoga this summer thanks to a Ticonderoga Girl Scout.
Walt Thorne takes five medals in Ireland
Walt Thorne has beaten Father Time, along with everyone else in the world. The Ticonderoga track and field athlete claimed three gold medals at the World Fire and Police Games in Belfast, Ireland, last week.
5K run/walk to benefit local Alzheimer’s group
The fourth annual Run To Remember Doug Hoffman 5K fun run/walk will be held Saturday, Aug. 17 at 9:30 a.m. at the Plattsburgh Recreation Center on the Base Oval. Prior to the run will be a “Brain Buster Bustle,” a one mile fun run for kids under 12. Proceeds from the run will benefit the Plattsburgh Alzheimer’s Disease Assistance Center.
Hudson Headwaters Health Network, the dynamic and ever-growing chain of health-care centers, expands its women's care services with the acquisition of a prestigious regional obstetrical and gynecological practice in Glens Falls.
The Smith House in Willsboro officially celebrated its new partnership with the Elizabethtown Community Hospital during a July 10 open house.
Some people fear heights, others fear tight, enclosed spaces — others would take either over a trip to the dentist. That’s where High Peaks Dental (HPD) comes in. With luxury office equipment that offers a “Ritz Carlton” like experience combined with lower costs than many traditional dentists and even sedation to help those with the highest anxiety relax, HPD sets itself apart. The dentists of HPD even go so far as to provide free dental services once a year to anyone wishing to turn out.
Footrace at the Falls slated Aug. 17
The Footrace at the Falls, run in memory of Duane Crammond, will be contested Saturday, Aug. 17, in Ticonderoga’s Bicentennial Park.
Elizabethtown Community Hospital opened its doors to the community from 1 to 6 p.m. Thursday, July 18, to exhibit what it has to offer for emergency services.
Bombings fresh in memory of runners
With the Boston Marathon bombing fresh in their minds, a pair of Beantown distance runners will join pacers at this fall’s Adirondack Marathon.
The Au Sable Forks Ambulance Service, which provides coverage to Town of Jay and Black Brook residents, has recently kicked off a major fundraising effort to secure two new 2011 X Series Defibrillators in order to equip both ambulances ($36,000 each).
Annual event has added meaning this year for co-chairs
The second annual Relay for Life of Crown Point will be so much more than a benefit event for its co-chairwomen. Anita Johnson and Carrie Pertak, who started the American Cancer Society fundrasier a year ago, now have an even greater stake in the relay. Johnson was diagnosed with breast cancer this spring and Pertak, her best friend, is her caregiver.
Born in Chester, hitting its stride in Warrensburg in 1981, the health-care colossus that's Hudson Headwaters has since grown to incorporate 14 health centers over five counties in the lower Adirondacks — providing outstanding care to more than 60,000 patients at a modest cost. Now poised to construct a modern new health center in Warrensburg to better meet patients' needs, HHHN is now seeking donations to raise $1.9 million needed beyond governmental grants to build the facility that's expected to be a major new landmark in northern Warren County.
Jessica Darney-Buehler of the Department of Public Health said that the tobacco committee had recommended that the designated tobacco use area on Park Street be eliminated and people would be invited to use any of the other designated areas after concerns were raised to the committee.