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

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PLATTSBURGH | As storms bear down in the Adirondacks and plows prowl the streets, local advocacy groups are keeping a spotlight on the effects of road salt. Read more

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From time-to-time, folks will ask our agency, “how safe is the milk we buy in our stores?” Read more

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BURLINGTON | The Vermont Department of Health and officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are working with the Wake Robin retirement community in Shelburne to respond to an outbreak... Read more

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

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County has become the latest county in New York state to raise the legal age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Where once cloudy, opaque front windows and a series of white walls blocked off Plattsburgh’s only medical marijuana dispensary from pedestrian view, there are now transparent panes of glass and an open floor plan... Read more

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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. Read more

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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. Read 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. Read more

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POTTERSVILLE | A three-inch hole in a six-inch water main took only two hours to repair, but resulted in a two-day boil water notice. Read more

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

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QUEENSBURY | Three top executive positions in Warren County government are to be filled this week, as appointments to the posts are to be voted on Friday by the Warren County Board of Supervisors at their monthly meeting. Read more

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BLACK BROOK | U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand last month announced $30,000 in federal assistance for the Town of Black Brook. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | With the state nearing the home stretch on its universal broadband project, state Sen. Betty Little and Assemblymen Billy Jones and Dan Stec are pivoting to ensure better cell phone reception for local visitors and residents. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | State Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Chateaugay) has authored a bill that would increase required reporting of suspected domestic violence cases to local social services agencies. Read more

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BEEKMANTOWN | The Clinton County Health Department is coming to your door, and they bring good tidings of a community made safe through attention to first aid, fire prevention, air and water quality. Read more

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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

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Elizabethtown Lewis Central School recently added a bike program to their physical education curriculum. Read more

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