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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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New identities mark new era in regional health care

New names for the four-hospital affiliation known as Fletcher Allen Partners, and its individual members, were made official last month in recognition that the partnership has become one organization focused on delivering academic medicine to the people of Vermont and northern New York more efficiently and as close to home as possible.

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Central Lake Champlain destination master planning process comes to life

Four towns in the Central Champlain Valley have started working together to create a roadmap for sustainable tourism.

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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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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.

Medicare D enrollment now open

Open enrollment for Medicare D starts on Oct. 15 and ends on Dec. 7.

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Emergency Squad launches fundraising, awareness drives

When local residents call 911, the Elizabethtown-Lewis Emergency Squad are the folks who show up.

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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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Elizabethtown Community Hospital to offer hunter safety screening

The annual Hunters’ Health Screening will take place at Elizabethtown Community Hospital on Tuesday, Sept. 23 from 4– 6:00 p.m.

Owens: $150,000 to Trudeau Institute

Congressman Bill Owens announced last week that an agricultural research project at the Trudeau Institute has been awarded a $150,000 grant by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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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.

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Tupper gets new doc from Alaska

Adirondack Health is proud to announce the addition of a new family doctor to the Tupper Lake Health Center.

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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.

Support needed for PTSD retreat

Snowslip Farm, the Lake Placid farm that provides retreats for first responders, is looking for sponsors for their PEER U.S./Canada Retreat on Sept. 14-17.

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