SARANAC LAKE –– The effect of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus on the finances of North County Community College has so far been small, but its impact on an already-tight 2020-21 budget remains uncertain, college leaders told the Board of Trustees on Friday.
MALONE –– Franklin County is working to obtain refrigerated trucks that can be used to supplement morgue capacity at the Alice Hyde and Adirondack medical centers should the need arise as the number of deaths from the COVID-19 novel coronavirus continues to climb statewide.
MALONE –– Shifting the source of money to buy new equipment and increasing the amount of fund balance used to offset spending could result in a projected village tax rate in the coming year to less than the current year’s, village officials said Thursday.
ALBANY — Experts project tens of thousands of New Yorkers will die from COVID-19 through the summer as state officials study multiple projection models to prepare for the pandemic’s impact on the state and its health care system, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday.
MALONE –– It was just a simple arrangement of sticks, spelling out a simple word, left on a path at the Malone Memorial Recreation Park. It was something BJ Noreault said she has done frequently, long before the COVID-19 novel coronavirus gave a new, more profound meaning to her efforts.
After weeks of pressure from elected officials and the union representing corrections officers, the agency that operates the state prison system has dropped its policy that prevented officers from wearing personal protection equipment while on duty.
The Telegram In the last month before the COVID-19 novel coronavirus devastated the economy, unemployment in Franklin County dropped slightly. The county’s unemployment rate fell from 5.9% in January to 5.6% in February, according to preliminary figures released Tuesday by the state Department of Labor. The dip comes after three straight months of increases and is the same as the rate reported in March 2019.
MALONE –– A day after the number of confirmed cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus in Franklin County shot up from five to eight, that number apparently remained flat Tuesday with no additional confirmed cases reported.
MALONE –– A group of health care providers at the Alice Hyde Medical Center has criticized the state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision for what they say is a slow and inadequate response to the COVID-19 novel coronavirus pandemic.
MALONE –– The Franklin County Local Development Corp. has established an emergency loan fund for businesses affected by the COVID-19 coronavirus and is allowing businesses with existing loans to defer their payments for 90 days without penalty or additional interest.
NEW YORK — Gov. Andrew Cuomo called for political and national unity Monday to fight the coronavirus after President Donald Trump said over the weekend he may order an enforceable quarantine for New York and surrounding areas in New Jersey and some parts of Connecticut as the pandemic contin…
MALONE –– Despite calls for people to maintain social distancing and to stay home as much as possible, the Adirondack Regional Blood Center is hosting a blood drive Tuesday from 2 to 6 p.m. at the First Congregational Church.
PHILADELPHIA — Six women from the Iroquois Confederacy in upstate New York traveled to Philadelphia recently to reconnect with a patch of tribal land. They came to retrace the footsteps of ancestors, to feel under their feet the earth that was deeded to them by colonial leaders centuries ago.
MALONE –– A third case of COVID-19 coronavirus has been confirmed in Franklin County, and three Malone Village Police officers are in quarantine because one was in direct contact with one of the infected individuals.
MALONE –– Even as the weather warms and officials encourage people sheltering at home to avoid catching the COVDID-19 coronavirus to get out and walk to relieve the boredom, Malone’s parks are being closed.
MALONE –– Franklin County officials had planned to spend more than $470,000 in the coming year to attract potential visitors, and it recently turned over the management of its tourism promotion efforts to the Franklin County Local Development Corp. in hopes of bolstering tourist visits.
MALONE –– With the number of COVID-19 coronavirus cases escalating dramatically and health care organizations scrambling to find enough personal protective equipment to safeguard their staffs, a number of people around Franklin County who are handy with a sewing needle have stepped up to hel…
BOMBAY –– Neighbors have stepped up and a daughter has launched a GoFundMe campaign to help a couple whose home on County Route 9 and the greenhouses the owners used to supply plants and flowers to their business were destroyed by fire Saturday night.
MALONE — Franklin County so far remains without a confirmed case of the COVID-19 coronavirus, but officials at the Alice Hyde Medical Center are gearing up for the disease to appear in the area — and hoping the numbers will not overwhelm them.
MALONE –– The Franklin County Local Development Corp. is preparing for an expected hit on county occupancy tax revenues because of the COVID-19 coronavirus, which could significantly curtail demand for temporary lodging.