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Adirondack Cardiology welcomes new provider

Jordan Blackwood, M.D., a board-certified cardiovascular disease specialist, has joined the staff of Adirondack Cardiology, a service of Glens Falls Hospital.

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Essex County sets benchmarks for weight loss, disease reduction

Owing to troubling obesity rates, Essex County is focusing on weight loss and chronic disease prevention as two priority public health projects for this year.

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Slashed benefits, staff cuts to stem from Westmount sale

Controversy over the pending sale of Westmount nursing home erupted again as documents were revealed that show the pending owner plans to cut staff and slash employee benefits at the facility when it is transferred to private ownership.

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Petitions seeking referendum on Westmount sale submitted

Petitions intended to force a public vote on the controversial sale of Warren County's Westmount nursing home to a private firm have been submitted to county officials, but a decision is pending on whether the number of signatures is adequate for the petitioners to achieve their objective.

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Ashley Seaver joins Warrensburg Chiropractic, practice expands

Warrensburg Chiropractic expands its services and focuses on wellness, weight loss and healthy lifestyles as Ashley Seaver, a Doctor of Chiropractic, joins the enterprise.

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Warren County leaders endorse marijuana-growing plans

A proposal to establish a facility to grow and process medical marijuana took a step forward as Warren County supervisors embraced the plan with enthusiasm and praise.

Certified ombudsmen needed

Certified Ombudsmen are needed in Clinton, Franklin and Essex County.

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New Warrensburg Health Center opens — town leaders praise its features, design

The new $9.5 million Warrensburg Health Center, with expanded services and specialty care in its spacious, accommodating new facilities, is now open to the public. The most ambitious construction project undertaken to date by Hudson Headwaters Health Network, the building is now a primary landmark in downtown Warrensburg.

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Marijuana-growing facility proposal endorsed by Chester board

Chestertown could experience a substantial economic boost if it hosted a medical marijuana growing and processing facility, according to community leaders and principals of Etain, LLC who are proposing to situate a such an operation about a mile south of the hamlet.

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Marijuana-growing business proposal to be heard by Chester board Monday March 2

Details of a proposed medical marijuana growing and processing operation just south of Chestertown are to be heard by the town board at a special meeting at 7 p.m. Monday March 2.

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Controversial Westmount sale may go to public vote

The public may get the opportunity to vote on whether the controversial sale of the county-owned Westmount nursing home should proceed without a formal bid process or auction.

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Adirondack Harvest to hold annual meeting Jan.29

A group that is devoted to promoting sustainable agriculture and healthy food for all is inviting the public to their annual meeting.

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Funiciello testifies in state Assembly on health care reform

Matt Funiciello, the Green Party candidate for New York's 21st Congressional District of — who shook up politics in the Capital Region and lower Adirondacks by winning a historically large portion of the vote — testified before the NY Assembly days after he was helping boost membership in his state's party and setting the course for the organization in Warren County.

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Public Health advises flu and pertussis vaccines

Essex County Public Health recommends flu and pertussis vaccines in response to community need Essex County Public Health Communicable Disease conducts daily surveillance to allow for early identification of illness that can spread to others.

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Moriah family focused on helping others after lawsuit win

“We wanted to seek justice for our son (Joshua) and we wanted to hold a large company like that accountable,” Lori Drake said. “But we really wanted to raise awareness for families where they may be considering something like this as a treatment for their children or themselves. We are hoping we can get away from the monetary part.”

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