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Vets center dedicated to Dr. Merkel

September 25, 2014 SARANAC LAKE — Dr. David Merkel is gone, but his passion for healing lives on in a new treatment center for veterans that now bears his name. St. more »»

 
 
 
N.Y. health officials confirm enterovirus D68 spread

September 25, 2014 ALBANY (AP) — State health officials say a respiratory virus affecting children around the country has been confirmed throughout New York state. more »»

Patients relocated after hospital’s heater malfunctions

September 18, 2014 SARANAC LAKE — A dozen patients at Adirondack Medical Center-Saranac Lake had to be relocated to another part of the hospital after a wall-mounted heater malfunctioned and started smoking early... more »»

‘Paddles up’

September 15, 2014 Take that, Michigan. The unofficial count was 2,718 kayaks and canoes clustered together into a makeshift raft on Fourth Lake in Inlet, despite Saturday’s inclement weather. more »»

Virus causing illness in children

September 13, 2014 ALBANY (AP) — New York is the latest state to confirm cases of a severe respiratory illness among children. more »»

NY health insurance rates to rise, but less than industry wanted

September 6, 2014 ALBANY — New York insurance regulators have approved higher health insurance rates for 2015, though the increases are smaller than what the industry wanted. more »»

Trudeau Institute receives $150,000 foot safety grant

August 30, 2014 SARANAC LAKE — Trudeau Institute has received a $150,000 federal grant to help fight food poisoning. The grant from the U.S. more »»

Will Rogers offers all caregivers a ‘Night Out’

August 30, 2014 SARANAC LAKE — On Tuesday, Sept. 9 at 7 p.m. more »»

Self Advocacy Group fundraiser include music, raffle

August 30, 2014 SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake area Self Advocacy Group will host a Music and Friends Fundraiser at its next meeting, Monday, Sept. 11. more »»

‘The kind of student every professor dreams about’

August 28, 2014 Paul Smith’s College professor Brett McLeod says Nicholas Pendl “was the kind of student every professor dreams about having in class. more »»

Adirondack Health Foundation funds EMS scholarships

August 26, 2014 SARANAC LAKE — In recognition of the important role emergency medical services providers play in the North Country, the Adirondack Health Foundation has earmarked up to $100,000 for scholarships to... more »»

Demonstration

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Sunmount employee abuse charges dropped

August 14, 2014 TUPPER LAKE — Charges against a Sunmount employee, accused of abusing a developmentally disabled resident at a local group home, have been dropped. John P. more »»

McCahill earns Dr. Edward L. Trudeau Award

August 13, 2014 SARANAC LAKE — More than 30 years ago, a newly trained family physician responded to a simple help wanted sign posted on the marquee of the Lake Placid Olympic Center. more »»

Students complete New Vision Program

August 11, 2014 SARANAC LAKE — Twelve area high school seniors were recently honored before family and as graduating members of the New Vision Program, Class of 2014. more »»

Mercy Care helps establish new Friendship Volunteer Program

August 11, 2014 LAKE PLACID — On July 22, the Board and Staff of the new Community Friendship Volunteer Program in Northern Franklin County commissioned seven new Friendship Volunteers. more »»

Physician earns academic achievement award

August 9, 2014 SARANAC LAKE — Dr. Michael Upton, the medical director of the Colby Center for Behavioral Health at Adirondack Medical Center, was recently honored with a Service to Medicine and Community Award. more »»

Trudeau researcher wins grant to study lung disease

August 8, 2014 SARANAC LAKE — Trudeau Institute researcher Alexei V. more »»

‘I’m just so thankful’

August 6, 2014 SARANAC LAKE — A Pennsylvania teenager returned to the Adirondacks this week for the first time since she suffered a traumatic brain injury in a skiing accident this winter at Whiteface Mountain Ski... more »»

Rugby player critical after game injury, but reportedly conscious

August 4, 2014 BLOOMINGDALE — A man who suffered a blow to the head during a championship game in the Can-Am Rugby Tournament Sunday is still listed in critical condition today at a hospital in Burlington, Vermont... more »»

Congress members, farmers want slaughterhouse issues resolved

August 2, 2014 Two members of Congress are trying to help resolve an ongoing conflict between Tri-Town Packing and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service. more »»

 
 

 

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