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Generous Acts

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LAKE PLACID | The Adirondack Foundation, a Lake Placid organization whose mission is to enhance the lives of people in the Adirondacks through philanthropy, has opened applications for the 2020 Generous Acts grants. Read more

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Lewis First, MD

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With so many children playing so many sports nowadays, parents have been competing to ask me questions about what they can do to make sure their child is as safe as possible when practicing or playing a particular sport. Read more

Community Columnists

Casella United Ways ADK Donation 2020

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PLATTSBURGH | Casella Waste System, Inc., recently completed a promotion where they donated $25 to United Way of the Adirondack Region, Inc., for every customer who signed up for trash and recycling pickup in September and October. Read more

News Briefs - New York

Lake George

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LAKE GEORGE | Gov. Cuomo’s office announced Jan. 5 that an additional $9.4 million in state grant money is earmarked for the village’s $24 million sewer plant now under construction — and local officials praised the financial commitment Read more

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Lewis First, MD

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Parents have been spotting me out and about and when they do, they are asking me more and more questions about measles. To answer their questions, let me spread some information about this disease, rather than the measles virus itself. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Out of 98 nursing schools in New York state, the top 30 programs were analyzed and selected. Clinton Community College was ranked as the third-best nursing school in New York state by RegisteredNurses.org. Read more

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Meg Hansen

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MIDDELBURY | Health policy expert and entrepreneur Meg Hansen announced her campaign for the Office of Vermont Lieutenant Governor last week. Read more

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Moriah Central School District - Building

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MORIAH | On Tuesday, residents of Moriah Central School District approved the school’s proposed $14.9 million slate of capital repair and building projects. Read more

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Rental Permits

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PLATTSBURGH | The city of Plattsburgh will be holding a public hearing on the recently added Local Law P-6 of 2019, as part of the Building Code Administration and Enforcement in Plattsburgh’s City Code. Read more

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NORTH COUNTRY | Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Plattsburgh) and Sen. Betty Little (R-Queensbury) have announced that they introduced “The Randy Preston Salt Reduction Act” to tackle road salt pollution in the Adirondacks. Read more

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Hemp

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MIDDLEBURY | The U.S. government’s interim final rule on growing commercial hemp (cannabis), establishing the U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program, was announced on Oct. 31. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Torrential downpours forecasted for the afternoon of the grand opening of Adirondack Health’s new Lake Placid Health and Medical Fitness center held off for the facility’s dedication Aug. 7. Read more

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ESSEX COUNTY | Health Recovery Solutions (HRS) has announced that Kelly Bush, RN, and Julie Charboneau, RN, of the Essex County Health Department Home Health Unit have been awarded the 2019 Telehealth Honor® Award. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Public health in Essex County continues to improve. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | In a national dental health care survey released Jan. 31, Vermont was ranked 22 of 50 states in its overall dental care performance and with a slightly above-average overall rank. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | In a project to explore aspects of natural science while promoting health, a group of about 16 sixth-grade students at Warrensburg Elementary School have been building greenhouses on wheels to raise vegetables year-round. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Clinton County residents have been asked to identify the most pressing health concerns in the community via an online survey through the end of February. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County is in dire need of mental health clinicians. Read more

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Last month, we introduced a bi-state family and medical leave insurance program, the Twin State Paid Family Leave plan, that would build a public-private partnership to provide access to paid family and medical leave for all residents... Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | With the state legislature now in session with a new Democratic majority, the North Country delegation touched down in Plattsburgh on Friday to brief local industry leaders on the latest from Albany. Read more

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