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The Elizabethtown-Lewis Emergency Squad membership has approved the following response to Town of Lewis Supervisor Jim Monty’s comments in the July 4 edition of the Press-Republican. Read more

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MINERVA | Around 60 people gathered at the Minerva Town Hall and Senior Center Aug. 13 to listen to propositions to change the current volunteer EMS and fire squad system that serves the ever-aging population of Minerva and surrounding Adirondack... Read more

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CHAMPLAIN | As a response to Community Wellness and Education Day, the Three Steeples United Methodist Church hosted a health event in Champlain, free to all. Agencies from all across the North Country sent representatives to provide information... Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Matt Watts is one of the first additions to the new countywide EMS program and started his new position early this July. Read more

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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 | The University of Vermont Health Network — Elizabethtown Community Hospital is accepting applications for the second year of its paramedic education program. Read more

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SARANAC LAKE | The EMT program at North Country Community College (NCCC) has expanded to include advanced EMT classes to address the need for more EMTs across the North Country. 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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KEENE | The death of a Keeseville man who was pinned down by a delivery truck is under investigation by New York State Police. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The North Country’s delegation to the state legislature is primed to get back to work. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | Fending off two challengers who sought to lead Warren County, town of Bolton supervisor Ron Conover was elected to his third one-year term as chairman of the county Board of Supervisors during the panel’s annual organizational meeting... Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County Board of Supervisors Chairman Randy Preston will not seek to lead the county next year. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | State Sen. Betty Little (R-Queensbury) says helping people is her favorite part of the job. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced initial shared services funding to launch an Essex County shared Emergency Medical Services Program. Read more

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LEWIS | A new class looks to add 22 paramedics to North Country emergency response teams. Read more

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