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Justice Center sent reports of suspicious deaths to abandoned email

May 21, 2016 MINEOLA — There may be a reason a prosecutor’s office says it never received nine reports of suspicious deaths of developmentally disabled people in state care over the past three years: A state... more »»

9 deaths, no charges at homes for disabled

May 20, 2016 MINEOLA — Little more than names and incident numbers appear on a Long Island medical examiner’s list of nine developmentally disabled people who died in state care since 2013, but this much is know... more »»

Adirondack Health’s Mobile Dental Clinic returns

May 19, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — The Adirondack Health Mobile Dental Clinic has announced its summer schedule. more »»

Health insurers propose hikes

May 19, 2016 ALBANY — New York health insurers have proposed premium increases averaging 17.3 percent for next year in the market for individuals and 12 percent for small groups. more »»

N.Y. spends $1M to expand addiction treatment services

May 18, 2016 ALBANY (AP) — New York state is expanding treatment for addiction in underserved areas upstate. Go. more »»

Senate GOP unveils plan to fight heroin, opioid abuse

May 18, 2016 ALBANY (AP) — The New York state Senate’s Republican majority has released a list of 35 recommendations for addressing the state’s heroin and opioid epidemic. more »»

June 1 deadline for nursing or rad tech scholarships

May 16, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — The June 1 deadline to apply to the Saranac Lake Voluntary Health Association annual scholarships is fast approaching. more »»

Residents worry about nearness of new medical building

May 10, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Residents of the Mountain Meadows development say Adirondack Health’s proposed Medical Health and Fitness Center on Old Military Road would be built too close to their properties. more »»

Helicopter shocker

May 7, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — The stress of a mother going into labor weeks early or of a child crushed by a snowplow is enough to endure without a $50,000 bill. more »»

Jail follows third time leaving Sunmount

May 3, 2016 TUPPER LAKE — On Sunday night, for the third time since February and the second time in a week, convicted sex offender Adam Vanvalkenburg left his state group home for people with developmental... more »»

Inmates talk about re-entering society

April 30, 2016 RAY BROOK — Through several sets of heavy silver security doors, hanging a left at the yard inmates help to garden, and stopping just short of basketball courts shielded off by razor wire fence is... more »»

Mild flu season winds down

April 30, 2016 NEW YORK — Flu season is winding down, and it’s been a relatively mild one. It’s not over — flu is still widespread in 14 states, mostly in the Northeast. more »»

Most states do bare minimum on fire-foam contamination

April 30, 2016 The military is checking U.S. more »»

Sex offender walks out of Sunmount house — again

April 29, 2016 TUPPER LAKE — On Monday night, for the second time in as many months, convicted sex offender Adam Vanvalkenburg left his state group home for people with developmental disabilities without permission. more »»

Elected officials weigh in on Sunmount safety

April 29, 2016 TUPPER LAKE — Elected officials voiced concerns after a convicted sex offender left the grounds of his Sunmount group home without permission for the second time in two months earlier this week. more »»

How does OPWDD assess risk?

April 29, 2016 TUPPER LAKE — In response to general questions about how the state Office for People with Developmental Disabilities assesses risk, Director of Communications Jennifer O’Sullivan wrote, “OPWDD has... more »»

Stefanik plugs for veteran caregivers

April 29, 2016 PLATTSBURGH — North Country Congresswoman Elise Stefanik is looking to improve benefits for caregivers of seriously wounded military veterans. Her opponents feel it is too little, too late. more »»

Adirondack BT3 Alliance will host meeting, conference

April 27, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Educators, caregivers, community leaders and other professionals involved in the lives of young children will convene here May 13-14 for the Adirondack Birth to Three Alliance (BT3)... more »»

Healthy reflection

April 21, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — Bald eagles soaring over Lake Colby will likely be a little less noticed at Adirondack Medical Center now that Chandler Ralph is retiring as the hospital’s president and CEO. more »»



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