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Two More School Districts Achieve USDA Compliance

Posted on: August 7th, 2017 by Glenn

The Northern Franklin County school districts of Salmon River and Malone have been added to the list of those with compliant local wellness policies. Looking ahead, implementation of each of the new components of these policies will take place over the upcoming academic year. Last summer brought about the announcement of the United States Department Read the Rest…

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Malone Complete Streets Board Wins Healthy Place Maker Award

Posted on: July 25th, 2017 by Glenn

The North Country Healthy Heart Network has selected the Malone Complete Streets Advisory Board to receive the new Healthy Place Maker Award. The Heart Network award is presented to an individual or organization that has taken substantial action to institutionalize a health promoting resource or practice and demonstrated commitment and ability to develop and grow Read the Rest…

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Malone Adivsory Board Reaps the Fruits of its Labor

Posted on: May 27th, 2017 by Glenn

The Malone Complete Streets Advisory Board deserves a big round of applause!  Earlier this month it was announced that Franklin County was awarded two grants worth $1.35 million.  Franklin County submitted the grant while the application was written by members of the Malone Complete Streets Advisory Board.  The grant will fund two pedestrian projects in Read the Rest…

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New Workplace Wellness Committee

Posted on: May 8th, 2017 by Glenn

Franklin County, as an employer, has formed a wellness committee.  As part of the Fit Pix Worksite Project, facilitated by North Country Healthy Heart Network with funding from NYSDOH, county department champions came together to discuss ideas and concerns related to healthy lifestyles at work.  The outcome of the meeting was an unanimous vote to Read the Rest…

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Malone Complete Streets Advisory Board Releases Annual Report

Posted on: January 26th, 2017 by Glenn

The Malone Complete Streets Advisory Board recently completed their Annual Report for 2015-2016. The report summarizes the activities and accomplishments of the volunteer board and it is quite impressive. The list of accomplishments is diverse. It includes new sidewalks, programs and policies to support walking and bicycling in Malone. Here is a summary of the Read the Rest…

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