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Search for county medical director, psychiatrist mirror national trends

Essex County has been without a full-time medical director and staff psychiatrist since the mental health department’s medical director, Dr. Kausar Chaudhry, resigned last December.

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Inter-Lakes CEO stepping down

Chip Holmes takes another position

The chief executive officer of Inter-Lakes Health in Ticonderoga is leaving, stating his plans a week after announcing the facility is eliminating 33 jobs. Chip Holmes, the Inter-Lakes CEO for the past two-and-a-half years, has accepted a position with Quorum Health Resources, effective April 4.

Wilderness First Aid classes available in North Creek

Wilderness First Aid and CPR classes will be starting soon for 2014.

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Montréal adventurer gears up for Project 46

KEENE — For one man, his attempt to scale all 46 High Peaks in 12 days starting Tuesday, Feb. 18, is a way to honor the memory of his son while raising money for a good cause.

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Inter-Lakes cuts staff

33 positions being cut in Ticonderoga

Inter-Lakes Health is eliminating 33 full-time positions. Chip Holmes, Inter-Lakes CEO, announced the personnel cuts Feb. 12.

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Horace Nye handover imminent

County: Staffers to be placed on “preferred list” for new jobs

As New York City-based health provider Centers for Specialty Care prepares to take ownership of the Horace Nye Nursing Home from Essex County Jan. 31, county officials discussed what the endgame would be for the facility’s 130-plus staffers.

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Horace Nye sale delayed into new year

Members of the Essex County Board of Supervisors approved the use of $128,000 from fund balance to operate the currently county-owned facility in Elizabethtown for another month during its Jan. 6 Organizational Meeting.

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Runners start new year in Ticonderoga

Berube, Sommerville win Resolution Run

Jay Berube won the 12th annual Resolution Run in Ticonderoga. Berube, a former Ti High runner now competing at SUNY-Oneonta, won the 5K in 17 minutes, 43 seconds.

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Resolution Run to kick off new year in Ticonderoga

Jan. 1 road race slated

 The LaChute Road Runners Club of Ticonderoga will kick off the new year with its 12th annual Resolution Run Wednesday, Jan. 1.

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Gallagher, High Peaks Hospice team up

High Peaks Hospice & Palliative Care and musician Martha Gallagher are joining together in 2014 in a unique partnership.

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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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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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Dr. Daniel Way to speak on new book at Indian Lake Theater

Dr. Daniel Way will present his new book, “Never A Dull Moment: A Tapestry of Scenes and Stories from an Adirondack Medical Practice”

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Perfect Score for North Creek Nursing Home

“No deficiencies” in any area was the recent verdict from a team of health-care experts who visited the Adirondack Tri-County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center (ATCNHRC), in North Creek.