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ELIZABETHTOWN | Home health appears to be taking off in Essex County. 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. more

The Sun

October is breast cancer awareness month. more

Letters to the Editor

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WESTPORT | Squad seeking ideas for sustainability more

The Sun

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TICONDEROGA | The Garrison Gym, a new 24-7 gym geared towards individuals of all fitness levels and interests opened in Ticonderoga on Sept. 29 more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | An Essex County resolution opposing legalization of recreational marijuana skidded to a halt Monday. more

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TICONDEROGA | Substance dependency is an issue many would rather not mention in polite company, which, prevention workers say, is among the reasons it is such a hard problem to fight. more

The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Ongoing policy review of legalizing marijuana use in New York drew a thumbs down Monday in Essex County. more

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SHOREHAM  – Community Health Centers of the Rutland Region (CHCRR), including centers in Brandon and Shoreham, went tobacco free this summer, according to a news statement by CHCRR officials. more

The Vermont Eagle

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The fifth annual Grassroot Soccer Tournament is slated to take place at Castleton University’s Dave Wolk Stadium at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 7. more

Sports

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PLATTSBURGH | As the state continues to explore legalizing recreational marijuana, Essex County’s Board of Supervisors has begun to weigh in — but the Clinton County Legislature will likely wait for the state to offer guidance on the issue. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | New York’s Public Health Works honored Susan Lopez Allot, director of Essex County Public Health Unit (PHU), as a member of the statewide 2018 Honor Roll. 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. more

The Vermont Eagle

ELIZABETHTOWN | The annual Hunters’ Health Screening will take place at Elizabethtown Community Hospital on Tuesday, Sept. 11 from 3–7 p.m. more

The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Just one person who spoke at a recent public hearing to raise the age of purchasing tobacco products from 18 to 21 supports the status quo. more

The Sun

PLATTSBURGH | As stakeholders statewide push localities to raise the age to legally purchase tobacco from 18 to 21, Clinton County has not yet voted on the measure. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Board of Supervisors is bringing the county’s proposed Tobacco 21 law back to a vote. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Supervisors gave the Essex County Mental Health agency approval to add two more satellite clinics in area schools. more

The Sun

PLATTSBURGH | Clinton County ranks square in the middle of the pack when it comes to the health of its residents. more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Use of electronic cigarettes has been added to New York state’s ban on smoking in public indoor spaces and certain outdoor spaces where smoking is prohibited. more

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