Health & Fitness


Legionnaires seeking aid for veterans

Members of the Sons of the American Legion in Warrensburg are collecting donations for a Walk-a-thon to be held April 12 in Albany.

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HCR Home Care expanding service

HCR Home Care, a nationally recognized provider of home health care services, has launched operations in Essex, Franklin, Hamilton, St. Lawrence and Warren counties, following the New York State Department of Health’s recommendation.

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Montcalm Mile to award prize money

Computer timing to be utilized in July 4th race

The 28th annual Montcalm Mile will offer $2,300 in prize money this July 4th in Ticonderoga. The Montcalm Mile, the largest participation event in Ticonderoga every year, will also become the first area race to use computer chip timing to score results in 2014.

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Crowd turns out for fundraiser held by local boy stricken with rare extreme-pain disorder

People from all over northern Warren County turn out for a fundraiser held by a local teenager to help people afflicted with an extreme pain disorder. The teen, Timothy Lucid has been dealing with the chronic syndrome for several months.

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Charity cut-a-thon to honor local boy stricken with rare extreme-pain disorder

A courageous local boy stricken with a rare disease that causes episodes of horrific pain launches a Cut-A-Thon fundraiser — not to pay his medical bills, but to help other children with the puzzling ailment that confounds the medical community.

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Thurman EMS quits dispatching its ambulances

Thurman Emergency Medical Services quit sending out its ambulances as of last week, and Thurman Supervisor Evelyn Wood calls for the squad to pursue a merger with Warrensburg EMS, which continues to cover the emergencies in Thurman,

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Charity cut-a-thon to honor local boy

A charity hair-cutting event to raise awareness about a chronic condition — and raise money for research toward a cure — is coming up soon in Warrensburg.

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Bolton Fitness center features new equipment, long hours, easy access

Bolton area residents can now spend more time on enhancing their fitness and well-being — and less time and money driving — as Bolton Fitness has opened in Bolton Landing, offering new workout machines, easy access and long hours,

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New regulations aimed at stopping the spread of CWD

The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets and the Department of Environmental Conservation today announced emergency regulations to prohibit the importation of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) susceptible deer into the State.

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Suggestions for boosting Warrensburg's 'walkability' and recreation aired

In developing a project to improve recreational opportunities and pedestrian ambiance in Warrensburg, researchers discover it's a 'walkable' and sociable place to live.

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Flu and pneumonia vaccine clinics set

In preparation for the coming wintry seasons, Warren County public health is offering vital protection soon against four strains of flu as well as pneumonia — at a reasonable cost.

Recovery fund for Bob Ward

Friends of Robert Ward are raising funds to help offset costs of medical care and travel expenses related to his ongoing battle with cancer.

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Politicians to hold forum on Lyme Disease

A forum on Lyme Disease, to be held at 10 a.m. Friday Oct. 4 at Crandall Library in Glens Falls, features experts presenting up-to-date information on the treatment and diagnosis of this serious affliction that is now reaching epidemic proportions.

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Adirondack Distance Festival returns

Marathon, half marathon to finish in Schroon Lake

The 17th annual Adirondack Distance Festival is expected to bring more than 1,000 runners to the Schroon Lake area. The Adirondack Distance Festival includes a full marathon, a marathon relay, a half marathon, 10-kilometer race, 5-kilometer race and children’s race. The 2013 distance Festival will be Sept. 21-22.

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Ground-breaking held for new Warrensburg Health Center

A new anchor health-care center for Hudson Headwaters Health Network, which serves many thousands of people in southern Adirondacks and the Glens Falls region, will boost vital services, create jobs as well as enhance Warrensburg's streetscape, area officials said this week as ground was broken for the facility.