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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Board of Supervisors convened for a special board meeting to adopt the home rule request enacted and adopted by the State Assembly and State Senate on Bill A-4676B, or the EMS bill, Friday, June 14. Read more

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SARANAC LAKE | The Adirondack Association of Towns and Villages (AATV) convened at historic Hotel Saranac in Saranac Lake for their annual summer meeting recently. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Board of Supervisors held a special meeting in addition to their regular meeting June 10. Read more

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The Elizabethtown-Lewis Emergency Squad will be holding the first of two public forums on May 21 at 6 p.m. at the Lewis Congregational Church. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Strategic planning determined to address rural health-care needs relies on network services here. Read more

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ROUSES POINT | Taxes in the Village of Rouses Point are slated to decline this year. Read more

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Having well trained and equipped emergency services can mean the difference between life and death. In rural towns across the state we ask brave men and women to volunteer for the safety and well-being of our communities. Read more

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Elizabethtown | Essex County is in the early stages of implementing a pilot program designed to address critical emergency service gaps and labor shortages. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | With changes coming to the countywide EMS network, the Ticonderoga Emergency Squad is assuring the community that it is in good financial and structural condition... Read more

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LEWIS | Emergency communication needs assessment began in Essex County with a brief study in 2001, before Sept. 11. Read more

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ATHOL | Researchers from the University at Albany have offered to help upgrade the town of Thurman’s “white space” broadband system as part of a project to devise a high-technology emergency response system. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Within a few years, Lake George Village residents and visitors will be able to connect to public Wi-Fi to stream movies, connect to social media and browse the internet without relying on cellular service... Read more

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UPPER JAY | County officials say they’re aware of an ice jam in Upper Jay on the AuSable River and are monitoring the obstruction for potential movement. Read more

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WARREN COUNTY | Aerial surveillance of ice buildup on the Hudson River is now being conducted in Warren County to detect the formation of ice jams. Read more

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LAKE PLACID | Adirondack Medical Center’s Lake Placid Emergency Department officially opened last Tuesday in its new digs at the Adirondack Health Medical Fitness Center, Uihlein Campus. Read more

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RAY BROOK | The campaign to increase the number of Forest Rangers who patrol the Adirondack Park has taken center stage in state budget hearings. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | The partial government shutdown will be affecting Warren County citizens who utilize various social services programs. Read more

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EAGLE LAKE | The status of Eagle Lake’s only public boat launch has residents fearful that they may not be able to fish or recreate on the lake in the ways to which they have become accustomed. Read more

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FRANKLIN FALLS | Frontier Communications subscribers are heartened — but wary — over sweeping changes governing how broadband providers market internet speeds. Read more

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Throughout the course of this year, I have had the opportunity to meet many first-responders in the fire service, emergency medical services, law enforcement and emergency management through the Governor’s Capitol for a Day initiative. Read more

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