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Coronavirus

More coronavirus relief on the way for small businesses

NEW YORK — For Nancy Sinoway, a second coronavirus relief loan would increase the chances that her dressmaking business will survive. “I could use it for marketing, for new samples. I could use it as a lifeline,” says Sinoway, who designs and makes dresses for occasions like weddings ...

Vaccine rollout hits snag as health workers balk at shots

The desperately awaited vaccination drive against the coronavirus in the U.S. is running into resistance from an unlikely quarter: Surprising numbers of health care workers who have seen firsthand the death and misery inflicted by COVID-19 are refusing shots. It is happening in nursing ...

COVID-19 hospitalizations surge in North Country

The North Country is seeing more confirmed COVID-19 cases than ever before, and the number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 across the seven-county region rose to 102 on Thursday, with 17 new hospitalizations overnight. Just one month ago on Dec. 7, 2020, the number of people ...

As infections climb, NY avoids closures by shifting metrics

ALBANY — For months, as they planned for a possible resurgence of the coronavirus, New York’s leaders talked about how a strict set of scientific metrics would guide decisions about whether to reimpose restrictions and closures that helped tame the virus in the spring. But as COVID-19 ...

Lake Placid Middle-High School to temporarily go remote again

LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid Middle-High School is shifting its students to remote learning again after a staff member tested positive for COVID-19. In a call to parents on Wednesday, district Superintendent Roger Catania said middle and high school students would attend class remotely on ...

COVID prompts art gallery to close physical site, relocate eventually

SARANAC LAKE — If you have driven down Woodruff Street recently, you may have noticed something looking a bit different. Having been established for about 10 years, the NorthWind Fine Arts Gallery has decided to leave its physical space, where it has been for about five years. However, ...