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Celebrating the 20th international Walk to School Day

Posted on: November 2nd, 2016 by Glenn

October 5th marked the 20th year of International Walk to School Day. Area schools celebrated with record participation during this fall campaign. Over 70 students, teachers and parents congregated in the downtown Saranac Lake parking lot before school to make the trek up the hill to Petrova Elementary, a number of participants that surpasses any Read the Rest…

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2016 Annual Report

Posted on: October 27th, 2016 by Glenn

Read our 2016 Annual Report A Letter from our Director, Change. It’s what the North Country Healthy Heart Network inspires and supports every day. We work with communities, organizations and individuals to promote small, sustainable changes: changes that, with time, have the potential to help reduce the incidence of heart disease and other chronic conditions Read the Rest…

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Year Three of North Country Safe Routes to School Program a Success

Posted on: July 25th, 2016 by Glenn

The third year of Safe Routes to School (SR2S) ends on a high note as the Healthy Heart Network and other members of the SR2S coalition welcome a new school partner to the campaign.  Brushton-Moira Elementary saw the importance of making sure that kids in rural areas receive the same opportunities as other districts and Read the Rest…

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Fort Covington Takes Action to Improve Sidewalks

Posted on: July 25th, 2016 by Glenn

One of the focuses of the Heart Network’s Creating Healthy Schools and Communities grant is to promote Complete Streets in communities covered by the program. This has spurred the creation of new partnerships and initiation of more complete streets projects in northern Franklin County, including Fort Covington. Fort Covington used to have sidewalks on all Read the Rest…

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Heart Network Announces New Executive Director

Posted on: June 23rd, 2016 by Glenn

North Country Healthy Heart Network Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Ann Morgan has been appointed as the new Executive Director of the organization.  She has been with the agency for over a year, working previously as the Project Coordinator on the Health Systems Change for a Tobacco Free New York grant. Morgan Read the Rest…

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