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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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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.