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Double-digit premium hikes for health plan

October 25, 2016 WASHINGTON — Premiums will go up sharply next year under President Barack Obama’s health care law, and many consumers will be down to just one insurer, the administration confirmed Monday. more »»

Little, Ruzbacki debate drug policy

October 22, 2016 SARATOGA SPRINGS — State Sen. Betty Little and Green Party challenger Steve Ruzbacki differed over drug policy and government spending in a forum taped Friday by Look TV. more »»

Uihlein to Elderwood

October 20, 2016 LAKE PLACID — The company that’s taken over operation of Uihlein Living Center plans to spend $5 million on renovations, offer new services and programs, and increase the number of residents at the... more »»

Trump sends shock waves with defiant stance at latest presidential debate

October 20, 2016 LAS VEGAS — Trailing in the polls, Donald Trump had little to lose in his final debate against Hillary Clinton. more »»

Assembly District 115: Jones, Mulverhill take on the issues

October 19, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — With less than a month to go before the Nov. more »»

Medical Supply Drive for North Country Mission of Hope

October 15, 2016 SARANAC LAKE— Adirondack Health will host a medical supply drive to benefit North Country Mission of Hope from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today in the parking lot of Adirondack Medical Center. more »»

Adirondack Health breaks ground for new surgical wing

October 13, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — A crowd of more than 125 people showed up Wednesday to help Adirondack Health officials celebrate the start of the hospital’s biggest expansion in more than 15 year. more »»

Agency has no record of required referrals of abuse cases

October 12, 2016 ALBANY — New York’s oversight agency for the disabled has no record of forwarding abuse or neglect reports to the state Medicaid inspector general, a legally required step that’s a key part of... more »»

AMC expansion groundbreaking is next week

October 6, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — Adirondack Health invites community members to a groundbreaking ceremony for its expansion project at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1. more »»

Last conviction in Sunmount trials

October 5, 2016 TUPPER LAKE — A third Sunmount employee was convicted of misdemeanor charges that she tried to cover up the alleged assault of a resident of the Tupper Lake center for people with developmental... more »»

Adirondack Health names VP of Support Services

October 1, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — Following an extensive search, Adirondack Health has named Dana Kellerman as the new vice president of support services/chief human resources officer. Starting Oct. more »»

Placid to host forum on heroin epidemic

October 1, 2016 LAKE PLACID — This Veterans Day, the Conference Center at Lake Placid will host a free community forum on the heroin and opioid epidemi. more »»

Cuomo vetoes bill that would create opioid abuse ‘loophole’

October 1, 2016 ALBANY (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has vetoed a bill he says would roll back efforts to fight prescription opioid abuse with a “loophole” in the state law requiring electronic prescriptions. more »»

Woman convicted of Sunmount cover-up

September 23, 2016 TUPPER LAKE — Jessica Rice of Tupper Lake was found guilty this week of attempting to cover up abuse of a Sunmount resident. more »»

Medical building OK’d

September 22, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Work could begin as soon as next month on Adirondack Health’s proposed medical fitness center on Old Military Road. more »»

Dealing with the heroin-opioid crisis

September 21, 2016 The two Franklin County-based candidates for the state Assembly have outlined platforms on the heroin and opioid crisis, a critical issue in the region. more »»

Justice Center to refer disabled abuse cases to DA

September 20, 2016 ALBANY — The state agency responsible for protecting disabled New Yorkers told county prosecutors last fall that it would begin sending them referrals of abuse cases, more than two years after the... more »»

Painkiller politics

September 17, 2016 ALBANY — New York ranked fourth among states whose lawmakers drew the most contributions from the opioid industry but was near the bottom in prescriptions per capita, according to data compiled by... more »»

Mercy Care launches Caregiver Advocate Program

September 14, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Mercy Care for the Adirondacks has developed and launced a new Caregiver Advocate Program. more »»

Medical simulation center proposed

September 14, 2016 LAKE PLACID — A team of seasoned paramedics and a business owner threw their first pitch for a medical simulation center at the planned Global Center for Sports Excellence, at the current site of... more »»



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