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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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Malone Complete Streets Member Presents at Annual Conference

Posted on: November 27th, 2016 by Glenn

Malone Complete Streets Advisory Board member Josy Delaney presented about her experience building partnerships to promote walking and biking as a panelist at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting in Denver, in November.  Josy is a long time Heart Network Partner and Advocate. Josy was awarded a Fellowship to the 1st Walking College hosted Read the Rest…

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Tobacco Free NY Grant Announces New Partner

Posted on: November 27th, 2016 by Glenn

North Country Heart Network is pleased to announce that Community Connections has joined the North Country’s Health Systems for Tobacco Free NY initiative. Community Connections of Franklin County Mental Health is located in the heart of Malone, New York. It is an independent grass roots, not-for-profit organization serving adults and their families who are current Read the Rest…

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