Health & Fitness


Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School welcoming walkers

Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School, in its support of wellness, will be available for those who want to use the school’s hallways for walking especially during inclement weather.

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Crowd turns out for fundraiser held by local boy stricken with rare extreme-pain disorder

People from all over northern Warren County turn out for a fundraiser held by a local teenager to help people afflicted with an extreme pain disorder. The teen, Timothy Lucid has been dealing with the chronic syndrome for several months.

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Elizabethtown Community receives Guardian of Excellence Award

Elizabethtown Community Hospital is proud to announce it has been named a 2013 Guardian of Excellence Award winner by Press Ganey Associates, Inc.

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ECH seeks to start Explorer program

Hospital CEO Rod Boula said they would be hosting an open house on the program Wednesday, Dec. 11, from 4 to 6 p.m. for youth between the ages of 14-21 in the surrounding school districts of Elizabethtown-Lewis, Keene, Westport, Moriah and Willsboro.

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Charity cut-a-thon to honor local boy stricken with rare extreme-pain disorder

A courageous local boy stricken with a rare disease that causes episodes of horrific pain launches a Cut-A-Thon fundraiser — not to pay his medical bills, but to help other children with the puzzling ailment that confounds the medical community.

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Resolution Run to kick off new year in Ticonderoga

Jan. 1 road race slated

Will one of your New Year’s resolutions be to get more exercise? If so, the LaChute Road Runners Club of Ticonderoga can help. The club is planning its 12th annual Resolution Run Jan. 1, 2013.

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“Mood and Memory Clinic” opens in Plattsburgh

After opening and operating the Alzheimer’s Disease Assistance Center at Plattsburgh State University for over two decades, Dr. Taher Zandi is moving into private practice.

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Plattsburgh’s popular Maui North in new hands

After 30 years, Maui North in downtown Plattsburgh is under new ownership.

Schroon Lake seniors certified in CPR

Members of the Schroon Lake Senior Club recently took CPR/AED training at the fire house.

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Health officials still warn of Lyme Disease dangers

Even though the weather has taken a turn for the cool, public health officials are still warning about a disease more known for being contracted in the summer months.

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Thurman EMS quits dispatching its ambulances

Thurman Emergency Medical Services quit sending out its ambulances as of last week, and Thurman Supervisor Evelyn Wood calls for the squad to pursue a merger with Warrensburg EMS, which continues to cover the emergencies in Thurman,

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Charity cut-a-thon to honor local boy

A charity hair-cutting event to raise awareness about a chronic condition — and raise money for research toward a cure — is coming up soon in Warrensburg.

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Bolton Fitness center features new equipment, long hours, easy access

Bolton area residents can now spend more time on enhancing their fitness and well-being — and less time and money driving — as Bolton Fitness has opened in Bolton Landing, offering new workout machines, easy access and long hours,

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New Vision, New Class

Adirondack Health welcomes class

A year of academics and clinical rotations under the guidance of Adirondack Health professionals has begun for 12 regional high school seniors participating in the New Vision program.

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Eye on Business: Eyecare for the Adirondacks

Business continues to grow after 35 years in the North Country