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ELIZABETHTOWN | Work to improve public health has paid off in Essex County. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Board of Supervisors moved forward Monday on a local law that would raise the purchase age in the county for tobacco from 18 to 21. more

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SCHROON LAKE | Schroon Lake Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Tammy Whitty-Brown has resigned due to health concerns. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | All 11 school districts in Essex County have signed onto the Tobacco 21 initiative. more

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PLATTSBURGH | As many as 350,000 children statewide may lose health coverage through the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) if Congress doesn’t renew funding. more

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PLATTSBURGH | An effort to raise the purchase age of tobacco products from 18 to 21 is gaining momentum within school districts across the Adirondack region. more

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PLATTSBURGH | The northeast is the epicenter of what authorities are referring to as a Lyme disease epidemic. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County has been chosen to receive $7,995 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | When elders or people living with illness fall or take a sudden spill, health problems can be quite serious. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The movement to snuff out adolescent smoking has reached Essex County. more

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PORT HENRY — A pair of beaches have been shuttered in Port Henry following a discovery of blue-green algae. more

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MORIAH – Several things can be done to address the growing opiate addiction problem in the area, those attending a forum at Moriah Central School were told. more

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TICONDEROGA – Students at Ticonderoga Middle School are growing vegetables in planting beds outside the school. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — The Essex County Heroin-Opiod Prevention Consortium (ECHO) will be heading into lockdown in order to help teach others about the dangers of these types of drugs. more

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SCHROON LAKE — The Schroon Lake Public Library has been awarded a $7,500 grant from the Adirondack Foundation to aid the library’s efforts in development an Early Education Childhood Center. more

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PLATTSBURGH — A chief goal is targeting counties to increase the age to purchase tobacco products to 21 more

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ELIZABETHTOWN – Dr. Richard McKeever will move on after serving as the Essex County Public Health Department’s Medical Director for 23 years. more

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Essex County Heroin and Opioid Prevention Coalition says they’ve been successful in education outreach efforts more

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WILLSBORO — A crowdfunding campaign has raised nearly $600 for the Willsboro resident who was forced to leave home following a severe rat infestation. more

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WILLSBORO — Rats, hundreds of them. more

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