DOH Council to make final determination Oct. 3
The New York State Department of Health’s Planning Committee voted Sept. 12 to approve the Certificate of Need transfer from the county to the New York-based company, moving the process on to the full Planning Council.
About 3,000 athletes expected
About 3,000 runners will be in Ticonderoga Sept. 27 and 28 as part of a nearly 200-mile relay race.
Dan Connell returned to his seat at the Essex County Board of Supervisors Sept. 9, just over a month after facing a serious illness that he can’t remember.
Marathon, half marathon to finish in Schroon Lake
The 17th annual Adirondack Distance Festival is expected to bring more than 1,000 runners to the Schroon Lake area. The Adirondack Distance Festival includes a full marathon, a marathon relay, a half marathon, 10-kilometer race, 5-kilometer race and children’s race. The 2013 distance Festival will be Sept. 21-22.
Crown Point Telephone participating in national program
Telephone service can be a matter of life and death. That’s why Crown Point Telephone Corporation is participating in the National Telephone Discount Lifeline Awareness Week Sept. 9-15.
LaChute Road Runners sponsor event
There was little suspense at the annual Footrace at the Falls in Ticonderoga. Chris Shaw of Delmar led wire to wire in winning the 5-kilometer cross country race in Ticonderoga’s Bicentennial Park. He was clocked in 18 minutes, 53 seconds.
A new anchor health-care center for Hudson Headwaters Health Network, which serves many thousands of people in southern Adirondacks and the Glens Falls region, will boost vital services, create jobs as well as enhance Warrensburg's streetscape, area officials said this week as ground was broken for the facility.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.