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Bringing outdoors education online

PAUL SMITHS — As COVID-19 has pushed college students to complete their spring semesters from home, Paul Smith’s College’s forestry classes are moving from outdoors to online, and professors and students have had to get creative to replicate the “Paul Smith’s experience” they ...

One-third of Essex County COVID-19 cases are in prison

2020欧洲杯体育投注官网 RAY BROOK — In Essex County, more than a third of the people who have tested positive for COVID-19 are inmates at the Federal Corrections Institute in Ray Brook. Of the 20 people who have been confirmed positive through testing, eight are inmates, and one has been hospitalized. Essex ...

Lake Placid Marathon donates shoes to health workers

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Marathon and Half is helping local health care workers and first responders with an essential piece of their wardrobe during the COVID-19 pandemic: footwear. Greg Borzilleri, owner of the Lake Placid Marathon and Half, recently ordered 142 pairs of ...

Rotary provides books to students

SARANAC LAKE — This week more than 500 books will be delivered to Saranac Lake students, K-5, a gift from the Rotary Club of Saranac Lake. The Rotary Club puts a book in the hands of every child every year to celebrate Read Across America and fulfill the club’s literacy initiative. ...

Salt still problem for Mirror Lake, but maybe less so

LAKE PLACID — The Ausable River Association and Paul Smith’s College’s Adirondack Watershed Institute released their 2019 Water Quality Report for Mirror Lake, which shows that Mirror Lake continued to be negatively affected by road salt last year. However, things seem to be ...

Adirondack Health: Federal aid isn’t enough

2020欧洲杯体育投注官网 SARANAC LAKE — There were many challenges to delivering quality health care services in sparsely populated rural regions before the novel coronavirus. But many North Country hospital administrators now find themselves in a daily balancing act. The stakes are high. The pressure includes ...

Stefanik: North Country can reopen sooner than downstate

2020欧洲杯体育投注官网 U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-Schuylerville, was appointed by President Donald Trump on Thursday to serve on the bipartisan Task Force to Reopen the Economy. The task force includes 32 of the 435 members of the House of Representatives and 65 of the 100 senators. From New York, Reps. John ...

Fire destroys camp in Santa Clara

SANTA CLARA — A camp in the woods off state Route 458 was leveled in an early afternoon fire on Thursday. The camp, about a mile east of the hamlet of Santa Clara, was fully involved when fire crews arrived on the scene, St. Regis Falls Fire Chief Wilbur Bailey said. The building’s ...

State transfers inmates from Fishkill to Upstate prison

2020欧洲杯体育投注官网 MALONE — As many as 60 inmates from the Fishkill Correctional Facility in Dutchess County are being transferred to Upstate Correctional Facility in Malone. The move is reportedly necessary because Fishkill is suffering from staffing shortages because of COVID-19, the disease caused by ...

Essex County temporarily halts some recycling

LAKE PLACID — Some transfer stations in Essex County have temporarily stopped accepting recyclables amid concerns over the spread of the novel coronavirus. Others are continuing to operate with a zero-sort system. Recycling services are required by law in New York state, but ...

Many laid-off workers getting more on unemployment than on the job

WATERTOWN — Many workers who were recently laid-off are slated to collect more money on unemployment than they did at their jobs, which for some business owners is concerning when it comes to hiring them back. “We have never seen a time where unemployment pay is greater than ...

Program delivers fresh, local food in Malone

MALONE — More than two dozen low-income and elderly households that might have been facing food insecurity because of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak received on Thursday a week’s worth of food — almost all of it grown or made locally. AdkAction, a Saranac Lake-based nonprofit ...

Colleges get federal COVID aid

SARANAC LAKE — The federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act supplies for $14 billion for higher education students and institutions, including $26 million for colleges and universities in New York’s 21st Congressional District, according to U.S. Rep. Elise ...

Hudson Headwaters pivots to telemedicine

2020欧洲杯体育投注官网 GLENS FALLS — This was going to be the year Hudson Headwaters Health Network started offering telemedicine. Maybe. “There was some discussion about looking into it,” Hudson Headwaters Chief Medical Informatics Officer Dr. Kevin Gallagher said. “It was really in its ...

The status of summer events

The event business brings in thousands of visitors and millions of dollars of direct spending to the Adirondack economy every year, with the busiest and most lucrative time being the summer months. Given the state’s current social distancing mandates amid the coronavirus pandemic, ...

Fire levels camp in Santa Clara

SANTA CLARA — A camp in the woods off state Route 458 was leveled in an early afternoon fire on Thursday. The camp, about a mile east of the hamlet of Santa Clara, was fully involved when fire crews arrived on the scene, St. Regis Falls Fire Chief Wilbur Bailey said. The building’s ...

County finances look bad amid outbreak

2020欧洲杯体育投注官网 Local counties are heading into rough financial times as the COVID-19 pandemic has brought on a lack of revenue, increase in costs and slowing of state aid. “Fighting this virus, all the action forward, basically is on the backs of the counties,” said Essex County Board of ...