Daily Archives: January 3, 2013

Medical Floor nurse named recipient of Handler Award

A nurse on the Medical Floor at Adirondack Medical Center has been named the 2012 recipient of the Meghan E. Handler Excellence in Nursing Award. Lisa Frechette, a registered nurse, was recognized recently for her exceptional work in patient care.   “Lisa is one of our most enthusiastic, energetic and positive nurses on the Medical…

School Board Discusses Safety in North Country Schools

Not only is Safety on the minds of Parents, Teachers and Students in Newtown as School begins again for the students of Sandy Hook Elementary in the neighboring town ofMonroe. It’s also on the minds of School Boards across the North Country.  Julia Murray is a Student atSaranacLakeHigh School, She knows first hand what it’s…

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Ruth H. Benham

Ruth H. Benham of Saranac Lake passed away peacefully in her home on December 8th—she was surrounded by the love of her family and caregivers. Ruth was born on May 25, 1925 in Hamburg, NY and liked to say she was raised as a “farm girl”, strong and robust! She was predeceased by her beloved…