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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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New Warrensburg Health Center to be dedicated to Dr. John Rugge

The new medical center which will both transform downtown Warrensburg and advance health care in Northern Warren County is to be dedicated to the man who's devoted 40 years of his life to improving the health and lives of southern Adirondack residents.

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Essex County Public Health pushes for vaccinations

Flu season is here and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendation for everyone 6 months of age and older to be vaccinated still stands.

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Adirondack Distance Festival Schedule

The 18th edition of the festival will take place Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 27-28, in the towns of Schroon Lake and Chestertown.

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One-Eye Classic offers a day of cycling in Schroon area

The third annual Lance Gregson 1-Eye Classic will take place Sunday, Sept. 14, with all rides starting and ending at the Schroon Lake Town Beach on Leland Ave.

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Towns addressing opiate and prescription drug abuse

Moriah and Ti face similar issues and look to community for solutions

Two towns facing down varying issues on their own have a very common denominator, prescription drug and heroin abuse are on the rise and no one is quite sure what to do about it.

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Hospice looks for volunteers

The Essex County office of High Peaks Hospice and Palliative Care is looking for volunteers to help out in the office.

Reeder named Salvation Army services coordinator

Samuel Reeder has been hired as a Regional Services Coordinator for the Empire State Division of The Salvation Army, announced Major Donald Hostetler, divisional commander.

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Immunization requirements revised by state DOH

The New York State Department of Health recently announced revised immunization requirements for school attendance.

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Relay For Life ready for all night carnival

The third annual Crown Point Relay For Life, to support the American Cancer Society, is set to take place starting Saturday, Aug. 9, 7 p.m. at the Crown Point Central School and run for 12 hours into the morning of Sunday, Aug. 10.

Medical clearance dates announced

The Medical Clearance for Ticonderoga School District Fall Sports is as follows:

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High school students make trip to Honduras with Global Bridges

The day after the North Country was hit with its last winter storm March 14, a few members of the community were on their way to Honduras as members of the Global Brigades, the world’s largest student-led global health and sustainable development organization.

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