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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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Moses Ludington Hospital hits perfection for mammography

Moses Ludington Hospital announces that its radiology department recently received a perfect score on its Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA) inspection.

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Dentistry in peril

MLH to no longer offer dental clinic, looking for alternative

Moses Ludington Hospital is getting out of the dentistry business, but hopes to strike a partnership allowing for continuing services on site.

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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Inter-lakes looks to future with help of ECH

The ILH board voted Feb. 25 to move forward with University of Vermont Health Network - Elizabethtown Community Hospital in a partnership which begun almost one year ago.

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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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Crown Point to end ambulance service?

The town of Crown Point may soon be without an ambulance service, which has the town supervisor concerned.

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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.”

High Peaks looks for volunteers

The High Peaks Hospice & Palliative Care is looking for volunteers to help with administrative tasks and fundraising in its Mineville office.

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Crown Point urges residents to fill out surveys for water district funding

One way or another, the town of Crown Point is going to have to replace the water main lines in parts of its current system, some of which date back to 1890. The question is, how much do people want the estimated $5.98 million project to hurt their pocketbooks and wallets.

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Essex Industries celebrates 40 years

Essex Industries, which is operated through Mountain Lake Services, invited the community into its Pilfisher Road site to show off their work and workers. It focuses on producing high-end canoe seats and canoe accessories, cedar picnic tables, camp stools, novelty cutting boards and pizza peels, with annual contract sales of approximately $1 million with customers from around the globe.

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Schroon, Crown Point hold cancer awareness benefit games

Two local schools recently changed out of their traditional colors and went pink to help support cancer awareness and research.

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