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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…

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GOING UP-ONE STEP AT A TIME

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…

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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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Heart Network Presents at BOCES Training

Posted on: November 10th, 2017 by Glenn

On October 20th, over 30 teachers from the Franklin-Essex-Hamilton BOCES system gathered at the North Franklin Educational Center for a school wellness training featuring presentations by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation and the North Country Healthy Heart Network. The day-long event focused on improving nutritional and physical activity opportunities. Sean Brock of the Alliance 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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