High Peaks Strategic Planning Advisory Group Submits Final Report

The High Peaks Strategic Planning Advisory Group (HPAG) has submitted its final report on promoting sustainable recreation in the Adirondack Park to New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos. includes recommendations to address immediate and chronic issues, including coordination of parking and pedestrian safety, implementation of actions identified in unit management … Read more

SUNY Plattsburgh Holding Virtual Job Fair

The SUNY Plattsburgh Career Development Center’s annual spring career fair for students and employers will be held virtually Wednesday, March 24 from 2 to 4:30 p.m. This year, with a virtual format, the career fair gives students the opportunity to connect with employers from across the country. Here, they can find opportunities for full-time, part-time, … Read more

Lake Placid Horse Show Dates

Lake Placid Horse Show management has scheduled dates for a return to their prestigious summer venue here. In an announcement on Tuesday, the organization said it’s time to save the dates: June 29 through July 4 for the Lake Placid Horse Show and July 6 through July 11 for the I Love New York Horse … Read more

SUNY Potsdam Mass Vaccination Site

It’s a drive but, the SUNY Potsdam Mass Vaccination Site has hundreds of open appointments this Friday/Saturday/Sunday due to an increase in capacity. If you would like to schedule an appointment, sign up at the link below. https://am-i-eligible.covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/

Area COVID Vaccine Information

The Adirondack Apothecary has first dose COVID-19 vaccination appointments available for individuals 65 years of age and older at their Willsboro, Moriah, and Schroon Lake Pharmacy locations. Register online at: https://adk.timetap.com. If you need assistance registering for one of these appointments, please call Essex County Office for the Aging and someone will help get you … Read more

Two Anglers Popped By Police For Taking Undersized Fish

Recently, environmental control officers got a report of ice fishermen on Schroon Lake, Essex County, who were catching lake trout shorter than the legal length of 18 inches. From the shore, two Officers observed the ice anglers until the fishermen returned to their vehicle. When asked to see the fish caught, one angler pulled out … Read more

Franklin County Vaccination Clinic

Franklin County Public Health Department announces a vaccination POD (point of dispensing) will be held in Malone on Thursday, March 4th at the Franklin County Courthouse. This POD is for essential workers and those who have qualifying conditions. It is by appointment only and for Franklin County residents, with proof of county zip code required. … Read more

Essex County Vaccination Clinics

Hudson Headwaters Health Network (HHHN) has informed ECHD they have openings for vaccination clinics in our region. Please use the links below to register for an appointment. These COVID-19 vaccination clinics are restricted to New York State residents aged 65 years and older ONLY. You do not have to be a patient at HHHN to … Read more

Updated Visitation Guidelines At Alice Hyde Medical Center

As updated New York State Department of Health guidelines for nursing home visitation go into effect across the state, UVM Health Network – Alice Hyde Medical Center said today that its long-term care facility, The Alice Center, will now require a certified, negative COVID-19 test result within 72-hours of the date and time of individuals’ … Read more

Adirondack Health President And CEO Announces Plans To Retire

Adirondack Health president and chief executive officer Sylvia Getman has announced plans to retire later this year, with a tentative last day of July 1. In a letter sent last week to Susan Delehanty, chair of the health system’s board of trustees, Getman acknowledged the continued uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic and signaled her openness … Read more