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Coronavirus

Bringing outdoors education online

2020欧洲杯体育投注官网 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

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 ...

Coronavirus deaths down in NY, but officials urge vigilance

NEW YORK (AP) — The coronavirus death toll in New York dropped again, a sign that Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Sunday means the state is ìon the other side of the plateau” and that ongoing social distancing practices are working to stem the spread o the virus. Cuomo said 507 people died on ...

Lake Placid Marathon donates shoes to health workers

2020欧洲杯体育投注官网 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 ...

Franklin County eyes cuts as revenues are expected to decline

2020欧洲杯体育投注官网 MALONE — On paper, Franklin County’s finances are in pretty good shape. But the actual situation is far less rosy, county Treasurer Fran Perry told the Board of Legislators on Wednesday, and county Manager Donna Kissane proposed more measures to rein in county spending. The ...

Rotary provides books to students

2020欧洲杯体育投注官网 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. ...

Stec, Davis differ on PAUSE

2020欧洲杯体育投注官网 Assemblyman Dan Stec and candidate Kimberly Davis, who are running for New York’s 45th State Senate District on the Republican and Democratic lines, respectively, have issued differing opinions on Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s decision to extend New York State on PAUSE. This program is the one ...

Books, dance lessons, ‘Sopranos’ — freebies abound online these days

NEW YORK — We might not be totally free these days, but there’s a lot out there that is. Companies like Pure Barre and Peloton are offering free access to fitness classes. Amazon is giving away book classics like “The Call of the Wild” and “Emma,” and MasterClass has experts ...

Antisocial social media

Recently we had an online reunion with my husband’s family. Our niece is supposed to get married on Halloween. (Don’t even get me started on how excited I am that she chose that date.) We don’t see my husband’s siblings frequently and now the children are older and spread across the ...

Adirondack Health: Federal aid isn’t enough

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 ...

‘LIBERATE!’: Trump pushes states to lift restrictions

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump urged supporters to “LIBERATE” three states led by Democratic governors Friday, apparently encouraging protests against stay-at-home restrictions. Some states under Republican leadership edged toward easing up the mandates aimed at stopping the ...

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

2020欧洲杯体育投注官网 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

2020欧洲杯体育投注官网 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 ...

Virus-fueled conspiracy theories take aim at hospitals

The video lasts just 13 seconds and shows nothing more than the view from a car quietly driving past a hospital entrance. But the person who posted it on Twitter used the footage to sarcastically question reports of “apocalyptic conditions” at Mount Sinai Queens in New York ...

Hudson Headwaters pivots to telemedicine

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 ...