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OneWorkSource helping remotely

PLATTSBURGH — After state-imposed restrictions on travel and gatherings were put in place last week due to the COVID-19 pandemic, hundreds of local businesses shut their doors and thousands of workers in the North Country have been laid off. The North Country’s OneWorkSource Centers ...

Local radio stations join #GiftCardChallenge

LAKE PLACID — North Country Radio, based in Lake Placid, rolled out a national public service announcement campaign on Thursday. The Gift Card Challenge was created to encourage individuals to buy gift cards from local shops and restaurants to show their support. “We’ve been hearing ...

Kinney Drugs gives raises, adds protective shields

GOUVERNEUR — Kinney Drugs is giving its 3,252 hourly employees a raise and installing new pharmacy shields as the novel coronavirus continues to spread. Pharmacies are among a number of businesses deemed “essential” by the state and exempt from closure requirements. All Kinney ...

Drugmaker backpedals on specialty status for COVID-19 medication

WASHINGTON — Facing public criticism, the maker of a promising coronavirus drug said Wednesday it will waive a special regulatory designation that could have allowed it to block competition and boost profits for its treatment. Gilead Sciences said it will ask U.S. regulators to revoke ...

ORDA sorts out non-essential construction details

LAKE PLACID — The state Olympic Regional Development Authority is currently looking into how the governor’s shutdown of all non-essential construction will affect its venue upgrades. “We are looking at that right now, and we’ll know exactly what that implication is,” said Scott ...

Where, when and how to get food

By the Enterprise staff To avoid spreading the coronavirus, many food providers and meal programs have changed their operations. Here’s a rundown on where, when and how you can get food locally. --- Aldi --- Aldi on Lake Flower Avenue in Saranac Lake is offering online ordering, ...