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Heart Network welcomes new staff member

Posted on: June 12th, 2018 by Glenn

The North Country Healthy Heart Network has announced the hiring of a new staff member: Project Coordinator Grace Mayhew. As project coordinator, Mayhew will support implementation of the Heart Network’s Health Systems for a Tobacco Free New York and Creating Healthy Schools and Communities programs, which are funded by New York State. “We are so pleased Read the Rest…


Students, staff at Brushton-Moira CSD participate in wellness days

Posted on: May 15th, 2018 by Glenn

Staff and student wellness is a key component of creating healthier schools and communities. In March 2018, Brushton-Moira Central School District hosted its second annual Staff Wellness Day and the first-ever Student Wellness Day, with support from the North Country Healthy Heart Network. The staff program follows up 2017’s successful event that earned high marks Read the Rest…


Saranac Lake awarded Silver Level Walk Friendly Communities Designation

Posted on: May 14th, 2018 by Glenn

SARANAC LAKE — The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center has designated Saranac Lake a silver level Walk Friendly Community for its walkability initiatives and programs. Sponsored by FedEx, Walk Friendly Communities is a national recognition program aimed at recognizing communities for their commitment to pedestrian safety. Saranac Lake is designated as a Silver-level community due to Read the Rest…



Posted on: January 21st, 2018 by Glenn

Taking the elevator is not the only choice at the Franklin County Courthouse and Franklin County DSS buildings in Malone. The Heart Network’s Creating Healthy Schools and Communities grant recently paid for a number of elevator clings (pictured) using positive messages to urge employees and visitors to ‘take the stairs’. Why take the stairs if Read the Rest…


Another project completed!

Posted on: December 10th, 2017 by Glenn

Congratulations to our partners in Hogansburg for another project completed! Their new walking trail/emergency escape route for the St. Regis Mohawk School, supported by the Heart Network’s Creating Health Schools and Communities grant, is part of a larger plan to create a more walkable, liveable and recreational community. This trail gives students a safe route Read the Rest…

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