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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.

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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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North Creek gets new doctor

Hudson Headwaters Health Network is pleased to welcome family physician, Jennifer Donovan, DO.

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New regulations aimed at stopping the spread of CWD

The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets and the Department of Environmental Conservation today announced emergency regulations to prohibit the importation of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) susceptible deer into the State.

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Flu and pneumonia vaccine clinics set

In preparation for the coming wintry seasons, Warren County public health is offering vital protection soon against four strains of flu as well as pneumonia — at a reasonable cost.

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Moriah actors take aim at bullies

On Common Ground writes, performs play

On Common Ground, a group of Moriah Central School students, is tackling teen issues through acting.

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Police to collect unused prescription drugs

Ticonderoga, Schroon events Oct. 26

The Ticonderoga Community Coalition will partner with the town and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to host a “Take Back” event at the Ticonderoga Police Department on Saturday, Oct. 26, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Essex County Sheriff’s Department will also host “Take Back” events that day at the Schroon town hall and the public safety building in Lewis.

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Politicians to hold forum on Lyme Disease

A forum on Lyme Disease, to be held at 10 a.m. Friday Oct. 4 at Crandall Library in Glens Falls, features experts presenting up-to-date information on the treatment and diagnosis of this serious affliction that is now reaching epidemic proportions.

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Ticonderoga walk takes aim at hunger

Annual CROP Walk set Oct. 19

The 10th annual CROP Walk to end hunger will be held in Ticonderoga. The 2013 event will Saturday, Oct. 19, at 1 p.m. It will begin and end at the Heritage Museum at the entrance to Bicentennial Park. There will be mile, 2-mile and 4-mile walks.

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Mammography available in Ticonderoga

Service seen as key to fighting breast cancer

Deaths from breast cancer in the United States have declined 33 percent since 1990. Much of that success can be attributed to increased use of mammography, according to the American Center Society.