WOKO’s Big Change Roundup crew brought their whirlwind tour of the North Country to Plattsburgh March 8.
KEENE — For one man, his attempt to scale all 46 High Peaks in 12 days starting Tuesday, Feb. 18, is a way to honor the memory of his son while raising money for a good cause.
Since 2010 the Foundation at CVPH has been helping to finance continuing education for registered nurses through a special in-house scholarship.
When it comes to sporting equipment for handicapped athletes, there are very few places in the country where you can find an expert in the field. One of those very few places is right here in the North Country.
Local tobacco control advocates are drawing attention today to the tremendous health and financial burden caused by tobacco use in Plattsburgh.
Kimberly Davis has been running for a cause since 2006, and she hopes to inspire others to do it with her this year.
After opening and operating the Alzheimer’s Disease Assistance Center at Plattsburgh State University for over two decades, Dr. Taher Zandi is moving into private practice.
After 30 years, Maui North in downtown Plattsburgh is under new ownership.
With primary care in short supply in the North Country, Nurse Practitioner Jennifer Facteau-Rabideau has recently opened a new adult primary care clinic in Plattsburgh.
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.
Whooping cough – or pertussis – is a serious and very contagious respiratory disease that can cause long, violent coughing fits and the characteristic “whooping” sound that follows when a persongasps for air.
Candy Pollard, a cosmetologist at Zeina’s Salon in Plattsburgh has been cutting and styling wigs for cancer patients for over 20 years. For most of that time she was a volunteer with the American Cancer Society’s Look Good, Feel Better program, but has recently stepped aside to allow some “new blood” into the program.
For women going through cancer treatment, a wig can be the first step to feeling good again.
Sometimes, how you look makes all the difference in the world. The American Cancer Society has a program called Look Good, Feel Better, which provides free makeup and help learning how to properly apply it, to women going through cancer treatments. It also provided wigs, hats and scarves, free of charge, to women who have lost their hair through chemotherapy.
Rabies is a virus that affects the central nervous system in mammals and is always fatal if left untreated.