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.
We the members of the Johnsburg Emergency Squad want you to know we are standing by to help, 24 hours a day, every day.
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.
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.
With Warren County's nursing home on the block, it was no surprise that the facility's CEO decided to leave her position — and on March 15, Warren County leaders appointed her replacement.
With volunteerism on the decline and ambulance squads short of ALS-trained manpower, a new idea has surfaced concerning meeting emergency medical needs in rural areas.
Ethan Thompson typical in every other way
Ethan Thompson doesn’t consider himself as a pioneer, but the 13-year-old is paving the way for students with severe allergies at Ticonderoga Central School.
After receiving proposals from private firms detailing potential privatization of the taxpayer-owned Westmount nursing home, Warren County officials have decided to have each bidder explain their offers to the public before negotiations begin.
Committee to gather March 7
The Relay for Life of Crown Point Committee will meet Thursday, March 7, at 6 p.m. at the Crown Point Central School cafeteria. All interested people are welcome. For more information contact Carrie Pertak at 304-3872 or Anita Johnson at 597-9339.
Half marathon selected as best in Northeast
The Adirondack Distance Festival has been recognized by readers of a national running publication. Readers of “Competitor.com” have named the half marathon along Schroon Lake as the best in the Northeast.
NY-VT Nurses Unite to visit Honduras
NY-VT Nurses Unite, a group of area health professionals and students, will visit Honduras March 16-23. The group will provide medical care for the poor and under-served.
After months of financial struggles and contentious showdowns with the Thurman Town board over operating support, the Thurman ambulance squad officials vote to shut down the agency.
The traditional orange and black team colors of the Indian Lake-Long Lake varsity basketball teams changed to pink on Monday, Jan. 14 as the teams sponsored a Coaches vs. Cancer fundraising event versus Schroon Lake.
Group drops 2,000 pounds
The Ticonderoga area is a ton lighter this year than in 2012. That’s the pounds lost by members of the community’s “weight-loss challenge” a year ago. But that’s the just the beginning. Now starting its second year, the program has set a goal of 10,000 pounds lost for 2013.