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Health

Adirondack Health achieves accreditation from the ACHC

SARANAC LAKE — Adirondack Health has earned the safety and quality seal from the Accreditation Commission for Health Care. To earn this three-year accreditation, health care organizations must demonstrate compliance with national standards. Adirondack Health earned its accreditation after ...

Skate With Your Heart set for Oct. 14 at 1932 Rink

LAKE PLACID — The annual Skate With Your Heart fundraiser is scheduled for 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 14 at the Olympic Center’s 1932 Rink. The event is a benefit for the R. Dennis Allen Cardiac Prevention Fund to create heart-healthy communities in the Adirondack region. The ...

ORDA plans fall festivals at Olympic venues

LAKE PLACID — The state Olympic Regional Development Authority recently announced the return of two upcoming fall festivals on back-to-back weekends — Oktoberfest and the Flaming Leaves Festival — and the the World Figure and Fancy Skating ...

Volunteers sought to help breast cancer survivors

The Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program is expanding its volunteer corps to include breast cancer survivors throughout New York state. Previously, volunteers had to live in the New York metropolitan area, where the hotline is located. The Adelphi hotline was ...

Adirondack Health announces recent births at AMC

SARANAC LAKE — Adirondack Health recently released the following names of children born at Adirondack Medical Center in May, June and July. - July - Jamal: A son, Adam Alexander, born July 3 at 4:33 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 14 oz. to Hannah Keller and Mohammed Jamal of Long ...

Tupper Lake’s Mercy Living Center sold

TUPPER LAKE — Adirondack Health has officially sold its Mercy Living Center nursing home to two men who operate a number of long-term care facilities across New York state. Menajem “Mark” Salamon is the building’s new owner, but Adirondack Health is continuing to operate the facility ...