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Adirondack Medical Home Initative brings Australia to Plattsburgh

Clinicians and Practice Managers from the Australian Association of Practice Management convened with Adirondack Medical Home Initiative (AMHI) partners for an information exchange event on May 7 as part of a Canada/U.S. study tour.

Local man lauded for 100th donation of life-saving platelets

The North Country Regional Blood Donor Program will honor Gary Hamel of Plattsburgh for his 100th donation of platelets.

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Remembering James Dean Wilson

Strides for James raises funds for CCC scholarship fund

Strides for James, a 5k/10k fun run to support the James Dean Wilson Scholarship Fund, will take place Saturday, May 9 at the William H. Miner Agricultural Research Institute in Chazy.

Autism Speaks U, PSU women's soccer putting on 5K Color Run

The 5K Color Run event will be taking place at Plattsburgh State University Memorial Field May 2 at 10 a.m. and is hosted by volunteers of Autism Speaks U and the women’s soccer team.

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Saranac Lake skatepark project in the final stages

Design and concrete companies beginning work in May

After 11 years of fundraising and planning, the Saranac Lake SkatePark Committee has reached the final stage of a long push for a park in the heart of the village.

Certified ombudsmen needed

Certified Ombudsmen are needed in Clinton, Franklin and Essex County.

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‘Biggest Losers’ win big when it comes to weight, health

The term Biggest Loser brings about a host of mental images: sweat, tears and exhaustion.

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Second straight SUNYAC award for Plattsburgh’s Jess Huber

Jess Huber has been named SUNYAC Women’s Track Athlete of the Week for the second time in two weeks, and it all stems from when she began running in the seventh grade to break her older sister’s high school records.

Relay for Life Kick Off event planned for Feb. 7

Plattsburgh Relay for Life Kick Off event will take place Feb. 7 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Plattsburgh International Airport.

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Supercuts helps in NY blood drives

Give blood at the North Country Regional Blood Donor Center or at any of its scheduled blood drives and get a haircut at Supercuts for just $5.

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Cock-A-Doodle-Shoe National Snowshoe Competition on tap in Saranac

Cock-A-Doodle-Shoe USSSA National Snowshoe Championships will take place Jan. 17 at 10 a.m. at the New Land Trust (NLT) in Saranac.

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Moriah family focused on helping others after lawsuit win

“We wanted to seek justice for our son (Joshua) and we wanted to hold a large company like that accountable,” Lori Drake said. “But we really wanted to raise awareness for families where they may be considering something like this as a treatment for their children or themselves. We are hoping we can get away from the monetary part.”

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New identities mark new era in regional health care

New names for the four-hospital affiliation known as Fletcher Allen Partners, and its individual members, were made official last month in recognition that the partnership has become one organization focused on delivering academic medicine to the people of Vermont and northern New York more efficiently and as close to home as possible.

SUNY Student Health Center prepared for various viruses

The Student Health and Counseling Center at SUNY Plattsburgh is working toward a safer environment from viruses such as enterovirus D-68 (EV-D68) and Ebola.

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Albany shop to serve mastectomy survivors in P’burgh

When Yankee Medical closed in Plattsburgh this past April, breast cancer survivors in the North Country were left with a dearth of mastectomy apparel suppliers. In fact, it left none.

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