The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce recognized Meg Parker of Essex County Public Health during their Volunteer Appreciation Dinner and Awards Ceremony held Oct. 16.
North Country Home Services, Inc. Executive Director Rebecca Leahy was awarded New York State Association of Health Care Providers Excellence in Public Relations Award at HCP’s annual conference in Albany recently.
Holiday Mail for Heroes project Nov. 12-16
The Friends of the Schroon Lake Public Library, library trustees and the library staff have joined together to participate in the American Red Cross Holiday Mail for Heroes Campaign.
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.
Leslie Fleury, RN, of the Chemotherapy and Infusion Unit at ECH, has helped to create a new website and support group to help those dealing with a life-changing diagnosis.
Jodi Gibbs, a resident of Crown Point, has been awarded the Certified Healthcare Administrative Professional Designation by the Association for Healthcare Administrative Professionals, the largest society dedicated to healthcare executive assistants.
Sometimes, how you look makes all the difference in the world. The American Cancer Society has a program called Look Good, Feel Better, which provides free makeup and help learning how to properly apply it, to women going through cancer treatments. It also provided wigs, hats and scarves, free of charge, to women who have lost their hair through chemotherapy.
On Common Ground writes, performs play
On Common Ground, a group of Moriah Central School students, is tackling teen issues through acting.
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.
Usually Westport wears blue and Schroon Lake white and red when they meet on the soccer pitch. On Sept. 25, both broke from their traditional uniform colors for something a little more pink.
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.
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.
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.
Runners from 11 nations compete in Schroon Lake
Runners from more than 30 states and 11 countries came to Schroon Lake for the 17th annual Adirondack Distance Festival Sept. 21 and 22. The event attracted 1,289 athletes from Australia, Brazil, Canada, Costa Rica, Finland, Germany, Hong Kong, Slovakia, United Kingdom and United States, according to Joel Friedman, race director.
Crown Point woman honored
The six Elks North District Lodges recently donated $2,300.00 to the C.R. Wood Cancer Center in honor of Penny Carr of Crown Point, who was diagnosed with breast cancer last July and is under the care of Dr. Eric Pillemer and the cancer center team.