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New administrator at Mercy Living Center

March 12, 2013 TUPPER LAKE — Adirondack Health recently welcomed Elena Vega-Castro, who is the new assistant vice president of long term care at Mercy Living Center in Tupper Lake. more »»

Physician assistants at Adirondack Health earn specialty certifications

March 12, 2013 SARANAC LAKE — Five physician assistants on the Adirondack Health Medical Staff are among a small group in their field to earn a specialty credential from the National Commission on Certification o... more »»

Happy hundredth, Hodson Hall

March 12, 2013 SARANAC LAKE — The walls of North Country Community College’s Hodson Hall may not be able to talk, but plenty of locals shared their memories at the building’s 100th birthday ceremony Monday. more »»

Lake Placid ER under the knife

March 6, 2013 Adirondack Health is considering relocating, shutting down or curtailing the hours of the emergency room at its Lake Placid hospital as one of several options to cut costs amid a growing financial... more »»

Disabled funding cuts see pushback

March 6, 2013 A proposal to slash hundreds of millions of dollars in state funding for people with developmental disabilities is being resisted by North Country lawmakers and leaders of voluntary agencies that... more »»

Homeward Bound plans first veterans academy

March 5, 2013 SARANAC LAKE — Homeward Bound Adirondacks is planning for its first Veterans Reintegration Academy later this year at the Prescott Hous. more »»

Tension builds over abortion proposal

March 4, 2013 Gov. Andrew Cuomo hasn’t released his proposed abortion bill, but rhetoric over what it would or wouldn’t do has already reached a boiling point. more »»

Tighter controls on pill refills

February 28, 2013 ALBANY (AP) — New York has set tighter restrictions on the popular painkiller hydrocodone, now prohibiting automatic refills. more »»

Critics: Gov’s abortion bill would hurt women

February 28, 2013 ALBANY — A coalition of doctors said Wednesday that Gov. more »»

Change at the bedside

February 23, 2013 SARANAC LAKE — The days of your family doctor tending to you at your bedside at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake may be numbered. more »»

Little, Stec: Don’t tie abortion to Women’s Equality Act

February 22, 2013 Some lawmakers from the North Country want Gov. Andrew Cuomo to keep an abortion bill separate from a larger plan to bolster women’s rights. State Sen. more »»

Abortion battle

February 16, 2013 As the gun control debate continues to dominate political discourse state- and nationwide, a stepped-up battle over abortion here in New York isn’t getting as much attention. more »»

Locals attend March for Life

February 16, 2013 A large contingent of North Country students were among hundreds of thousands of activists who descended upon the nation’s capitol last month for March for Life, a demonstration against the country’... more »»

TB researcher named new Francis B. Trudeau chair

February 6, 2013 SARANAC LAKE — The board of trustees of the Trudeau Institute has named senior faculty member Andrea Cooper the inaugural Francis B. Trudeau chair in tuberculosis and related research. more »»

USDA proposes not letting schools sell unhealthy foods

February 2, 2013 WASHINGTON — Goodbye, candy bars and sugary cookies. Hello, baked chips and diet sodas. more »»

Senator, DA push for crackdown on hydrocodone

January 31, 2013 U.S. Sen Charles Schumer wants the federal Food and Drug Administration to make it harder for people to get painkillers that contain hydrocodone. more »»

Chamber uses big pink chair as fundraiser

January 23, 2013 SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce is urging people to “Pink Chair Your Friends” to help two causes. more »»

Owens listens to serious, detailed local concerns

January 22, 2013 LAKE PLACID — U.S. Rep. more »»

Flu outbreak spares Tri-Lakes, so far

January 15, 2013 SARANAC LAKE — So far, the Tri-Lakes area appears to have been spared from a widespread outbreak of influenza that led Gov. more »»

Adirondack Health Foundation provides scholarships

January 14, 2013 SARANAC LAKE — The Adirondack Health Foundation has awarded $10,500 in scholarships to students pursuing an education for careers in the health-care field. more »»

 
 

 

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