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While most of us would rather not even think about our risks for cancer, we must be proactive to combat this insidious disease. For men, prostate cancer is especially prevalent, affecting 1 in every 7 men during his lifetime. Read more

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The Elizabethtown Social Center is pleased to host the annual Dr. Mel Amsel Memorial Chess Tournament on Saturday, March 30. Read more

Community Columnists

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MORIAH | The Essex County Board of Supervisors adopted resolutions of appreciation Dec. 4 recognizing wellness committees at Elizabethtown-Lewis, Moriah and Ticonderoga Central Schools for dedication to the health of students and staff. Read more

The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY | You’ve probably seen more local bicyclists tooling around our backroads on fat tires. Yeah, we asked about it, too: What’s up with that? Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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TICONDEROGA | Ticonderoga has been selected as a trailhead for the planned Empire State Trail, a multi-use route expected to open in 2020. Read more

The Sun

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TICONDEROGA | Three years out of college, Eain Tierney had an engineering degree under his belt and was already earning wide acclaim as an upscale woodworker, a business he entered with his father, Scott. Read more

The Sun

Of the nearly 1,500 calls in 2015-2016 to Vermont’s Emergency Medical Services to aid in a fall incident, 8 out of 10 involved people who were 65 years of age or older. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | Forty-one Addison County 4-Hers participated in the Addison County 4-H Foods Day at Middlebury Union Middle School last month. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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

The Sun

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RUTLAND | Being klutzy is no longer a laughing matter. In fact, one of the most serious medical problems facing older people is falling. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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WHALLONSBURG | Youth from throughout the North Country will be able to enjoy the space at the Whallonsburg Grange Hall for the sixth year as the Indoor Play Gym returns on Saturdays from Jan. 27 through March 3. Read more

The Sun

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TICONDEROGA | With the help of the Essex and Clinton County, several local schools are getting a boost when it comes to promoting healthy lifestyles. Read more

The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY | Environmentally minded residents of the Addison County shire town of Middlebury are determined to place climate change front-and-center in shaping the college community’s future economic path. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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JOHNSBURG | It seems safe to say that the interest in pickleball has not soured, and has in fact been growing in the North Country. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | It’s time to dust off that treadmill. Read more

The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY | An early morning walker gets her exercise while crossing Middlebury’s Marbleworks footbridge, which spans the Otter Creek between Frog Alley and the historic complex. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MOOERS — The Town of Mooers’ Beautification Committee is hoping to construct a River Walk in the old village. Read more

The Sun

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LAKE PLACID — Adirondack Health has officially broken ground for their state-of-the-art health and medical center in Lake Placid. Read more

The Sun

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TICONDEROGA – St. Mary’s School of Ticonderoga students had a blast when Zumba instructor Katie Andersen came to school recently. Read more

The Sun

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TICONDEROGA – Members of the Ticonderoga Area Senior Center are enjoying new exercise equipment thanks to PRIDE of Ticonderoga. Read more

The Sun

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