The impact of the coronavirus has reached the Glens Falls region and health, school and government officials are taking precautions. The virus has closed all non-essential businesses, schools and more. Read the latest happenings:
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Three more residents tested positive for the coronavirus, Washington County announced.
Washington County now has four confirmed cases of coronavirus, including a day care provider.
The Glens Falls Common Council will broadcast its Tuesday meeting on YouTube to limit the spread of the coronavirus.
Nurses are not using N95 masks while caring for patients awaiting coronavirus test results. They want masks, but Glens Falls Hospital won't give them masks or let them use the ones they have from home.
Walter Robb worked as an executive for General Electric and was a philanthropist for Double H Ranch in Lake Luzerne. He also served on the board of directors.
Walter Robb, 92, worked as an executive for General Electric, helped fund Double H Ranch in Lake Luzerne and also served on the Double H Ranch board of directors.
Health care officials are now warning everyone to exercise great caution because coronavirus is spreading undetected through the community.
Veolia North America, which has a stockpile of surgical masks, is sending 2,000 to Glens Falls Hospital.
Corinth Central School starts charitable initiative called Corinth is Community.
Local counties, as well as the White House Coronavirus Task Force, are telling visitors from metropolitan New York to either self-quarantine or please respect social distancing restrictions.
Crandall Public Library has extended its closure until further notice.
Coronavirus cases are accelerating throughout the state, with 5,146 new cases confirmed Wednesday. Locally, Washington County reported two more and one more in Essex County.
Town of Johnsburg Supervisor Andrea Hogan will have a virtual town hall meeting with residents to discuss the coronavirus and its ramifications for the town at 9 a.m. Friday.
Preschool teachers are staying connected with families and students through daily Facebook story times.
Assemblyman Dan Stec, R-Queensbury, called on the state and federal government to waive taxes on thousands of unemployment checks and open up benefits to freelance workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Hamilton County Department of Public Health reminded New Yorkers on Wednesday of practicing Pause for those from out of the area who are coming to the region.
The New York State Golf Association said golf courses may stay open, but must follow certain rules during the coronavirus pandemic.
Washington County now has 10 cases of coronavirus, but one person has fully recovered.
Saratoga and Glens Falls hospitals are converting anesthesiology machines to roughly double their number of ventilators.
Two residents have fully recovered as others test positive in the local counties.
Nurses who work at Saratoga and Glens Falls hospitals are seeing a stark difference in their work environment during the pandemic.
U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik said Thursday that “New York is the epicenter of coronavirus,” and that she wants to start “cracking down” on people doing nonessential travel to New York’s 21st Congressional District.
Jon Patterson said he wasn't surprised farms were designated essential businesses that didn't have to reduce their workforce in light of the coronavirus outbreak in New York.
A nurse at Glens Falls Hospital has tested positive for coronavirus. That's the first direct care worker in the area confirmed to have the virus.
The state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision issued instructions to parole officers Thursday to suspend gathering urine samples from the parolees they monitor.
If you're sick, stay home. But if you have trouble breathing while at rest, go to the Emergency Department.
Price Chopper and Market 32 have implemented additional safety measures to guard against the spread of COVID-19.
Coronavirus update: Warren County cases double again to eight, but two have recovered; Washington County stays at eight plus one recovered; a Glens Falls Hospital nurse is first health care worker in the area to fall ill.
Food service adjusts to serving customers amid coronavirus pandemic.
The Silver Bay YMCA Conference and Family Retreat Center has offered its facilities if a temporary hospital is needed.
Two more people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Warren County, bringing the total number of cases to 10; Saratoga County cases rise to 110.
Physical education, by its very name, implies a physical presence.
Saratoga County Public Health announced that a resident had died of the virus, but had no other details.
Glens Falls Hospital has its first virus-related death; 7 new cases in Warren County, 1 new in Saratoga County, no change in Essex and Washington.
A group of community activists delivered its first batch of homemade face shields to Adirondack Health, the hospital in Saranac Lake that serves the northern Adirondacks, and it hopes to expand its efforts regionally.
Glens Falls Hospital nurses are handing out iPads to connect patients to their families since visitors aren't allowed.
Some businesses, and customers, are not wholeheartedly embracing the idea of social distancing.
Nearly four out of five New Yorkers say they are "very concerned" they will become infected by COVID-19 themselves and give high marks to the actions of Dr. Anthony Fauci and their local health departments, the Siena College poll reported Monday.
Birth plans everywhere are being upended as interest in home birthing rises due to pandemic.
The cumulative number of test results received per 100,000 residents varies widely state by state.
City officials announced Tuesday tickets will be given to individuals who continue to violate social distancing guidelines outlined by the CDC.
Several communities will honor medical workers fighting the COVID-19 outbreak on Wednesday by placing a luminary outside their homes.
The Warren County Board of Supervisors has launched an initiative to promote local restaurants in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis.
Two local teachers, husband and wife, started the hugely popular 'Teaching Through the 2020 Pandemic' Facebook group.
Lee Enterprises, the parent company of The Post-Star, said Tuesday it would implement furloughs and pay reductions in response to revenue decreases due to COVID-19.
A Queensbury man has repurposed his Christmas lights to create messages of love and support during the pandemic.
A Warren County resident is in critical condition in the intensive care unit at Glens Falls Hospital. Also hospitalized are two people from Washington County and 16 from Saratoga County.
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has issued social distancing guidance for the opening of trout, striped bass and landlocked Atlantic salmon season on Wednesday.
Adirondack Technical Solutions is offering a free hot spot to connect community members to the internet.
Corinth Elementary School faculty and staff will be on hand Friday in the school parking lot for a drive-by parade for students.
The faculty and staff of Mary J. Tanner Primary School in Granville combined their efforts to reach out to students who are at home until at l…
Some weekly newspapers have cut staff as ad revenue has dropped because of the COVID-19 pandemic, while others are weathering the storm.
A woman in Washington County found herself without food when a day program she had been relying on for meals shut down.
A North Creek man, 84, is in critical condition, sedated and on a ventilator at Glens Falls Hospital.
22 local residents are now hospitalized and two Glens Falls Hospital health care workers have tested positive for coronavirus.
It's the first of the month, and everybody knows the rent's due. For millions of Americans, Wednesday is the first time the landlord is knocking on the door since the coronavirus outbreak turned the economy upside down.
The student choirs of Hudson Falls and Queensbury school districts combined for a virtual singing performance recently.
The state Department of Labor announced Thursday that 369,025 initial unemployment insurance claims were filed in the last two weeks of March …
Faculty at Abraham Wing School in Glens Falls drove around the neighborhood surrounding the school Wednesday afternoon in a parade of cars to …
Local manufacturer Ames Goldsmith temporarily made hand sanitizer and donated it to Glens Falls Hospital and the Open Door Mission.
A Glens Falls native is in New York City to convert the Javits Center into a hospital.
The BD plant in Queensbury is being cleaned after a worker developed symptoms consistent with coronavirus. Employees were ushered out of Building One on Thursday afternoon.
South High grad Michael Fuller, a Navy petty officer second class, is on board the USNS Comfort ship in New York City.
Ski areas are collecting used and new goggles for medical professionals on the front lines fighting the coronavirus pandemic.
Hudson Headwaters Health Network is furloughing 85 people, beginning Monday, because patient load has dropped roughly by half since the pandemic began
Luzerne Market has become the very definition of an essential business during the pandemic.
Washington County reported three more cases; Saratoga County, nine; Warren, unchanged because there are no tests to confirm sick people.
The Veterans and Community Housing Coalition has started a crowd funding campaign to help feed veterans who may be struggling during the coronavirus pandemic.
Like many senior citizens, Eva Mattison of Fort Ann has been stuck in her house during the coronavirus pandemic.
Stefanik calls for transparency on ventilator redeployment order
Saratoga County has two more confirmed COVID-19 cases for a total of 150, according to the Department of Public Health.
Washington County on Saturday reported its first death because of COVID-19. it was a person with an underlying medical condition.
Musician Tony DeSare is performing quarantine concerts on Facebook.
Warren County saw one more confirmed case of COVID-19 on Saturday and donated 100 test kits to Glens Falls Hospital.
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The COVID-19 pandemic has increased the use of telehealth by the local medical community.
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After two months of citywide quarantine, David Sherwood of Fort Ann is back to teaching classes in-person in Hefei, China.
Farmers markets are becoming the safe place to shop amid the pandemic.
Three people from Saratoga County died of coronavirus in the past 24 hours, the Public Health Department announced.
The Lake George Park Commission has delayed implementing its mandatory boat inspections until June 1 because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Students who needed to pass a Regents exam to graduate this June will not be penalized by the cancellation of this year’s tests.
Telescope Casual Furniture in Granville is working on several projects to make necessary equipment, such as hospital gowns, to help in the pandemic effort.
Homeless will stay at the Holiday Inn in Saratoga Springs during the pandemic.
Many animal shelters have closed, but some are still doing adoptions by appointment only.
Six breweries have joined forces to produce a beer that will be sold with profits going to out-of-work hospitality employees in Saratoga and Warren counties.
On Monday, Franklin County sent out a flyer for gas stations to put up, warning customers that fuel pump handles and their credit card keypads can be contaminated with the novel coronavirus and urging precaution.
Statewide, numbers show that staying home is working, and local officials urged residents to stick to it.
A parade on Tuesday afternoon in front of Glens Falls Hospital honored health care workers as the coronavirus pandemic continued across the U.S.
The Lake George Land Conservancy announced Wednesday evening to close the Schumann Preserve at Pilot Knob trail head to the public starting Thursday to adhere to social distancing guidelines.
State Police are still out there despite a downturn in traffic due to the coronavirus pandemic impacting the nation.
Glens Falls and Saratoga hospitals are taking in coronavirus patients from New York City.
The state Department of Labor online application will undergo and outage from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday to implement a new platform.
There were 20 new cases in the Warren, Washington, Saratoga and Essex counties region since Wednesday as the coronavirus continues to spread.
Warren County is asking people who are hiking trails and enjoying the outdoors to be cautious to prevent spreading COVID-19.
Albany Med is among the first hospitals in the country to get approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to use an experimental treatment for patients critically ill with COVID-19, according to a press release from Albany Med.
Daily number of new confirmed cases and deaths as reported each day
Small private colleges such as Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs may face financial constraints due to the coronavirus pandemic joining many other institutions.
The organizers of Americade and the Adirondack Wine and Food Festival are making plans in case their June events have to be postponed.
Hudson Headwaters Health Network has received $1.9 million in funding for efforts to fight the spread of COVID-19
Nursing home residents are getting scared as they prepare for new neighbors who have coronavirus.
There are 16 new coronavirus cases in Warren, Washington, Essex and Saratoga counties, with the majority, 10, in Saratoga County.
Local Division I athletes Jill Rizzo, Brett Rodriguez and Tyler Mattison each approach the NCAA's recent decision to allow spring-sports athletes an extra year of eligibility due to the coronavirus differently.
The Glens Falls City School District is shifting to delivering meals to students effective this Friday.
Washington County on Saturday announced that it has 32 confirmed cases of COVID-19 — up from 29 on Friday.
Warren County confirmed two more COVID-19 cases on Saturday for a total of 37 and got the first results from drive-up test site.
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Local high school seniors are heartbroken but hopeful about the end of the school year.
Warren County on Saturday received the first results from its COVID-19 drive-up testing clinic at the municipal center.
A 21-year-old Queensbury man will become one of the very few college students in the country to graduate this spring in an on-campus ceremony.
Sports Editor Greg Brownell talks about surviving the upside-down world we live in.
An inmate at the Federal Correctional Institute at Ray Brook has tested positive for COVID-19, and the number of infected staff is now at seven.
Franklin County has temporarily suspended its new contract with the Franklin County LDC in anticipation of a loss of revenue as the coronavirus outbreak continues.
Queensbury brothers Alex and Camden Passino made face mask straps, which they donated to Albany Medical Center in memory of their brother.
Health care officials in the Glens Falls region are urging residents not to relax, saying that cases are increasing locally and are probably weeks away from their peak.
Warren County officials have reported the first coronavirus death of a county resident.
Greenfield-based distillery Saratoga Courage donated 130 gallons of hand sanitizer it made as a charitable production for local first responders.
Before the coronavirus pandemic, many rural North Country hospitals were operating on razor-thin margins. Now, hospitals are facing revenue losses that could force this area’s health care providers to rethink how they deliver care.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday updated an executive order to require all businesses in operation during PAUSE to provide employees with PPE, now grocery stores are asking for help to supply their workers.
Chuck and Cindy Allen of Fort Ann celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday via a virtual party with 150 of their friends and family.
Warren County airport will receive $69,000 in federal money from the COVID-19 stimulus package.
A second Warren County resident has died from coronavirus, Warren County Public Health announced. In addition to the death, seven more cases were confirmed at The Pines nursing home in Glens Falls.
Dr. Richard Leach says people should avoid other people as much as possible, sanitize hands regularly during the shopping trip and wear a mask.
Donald Nieradka, 84, retired to North Creek with his wife in 1990. He died Sunday of coronavirus.
The region had two more deaths Tuesday – an individual in Warren County and a man in Washington County — and seven more cases at The Pines in Glens Falls.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday announced during his daily briefing all people in New York must wear a mask or face covering while in public.
SUNY Adirondack is set to receive nearly $2.56 million in federal funding from the federal stimulus package.
A third Warren County resident has died, after being hospitalized for an extended time.
Irving Tissue has donated 280 cases of french fries to local school districts to help with their backpack programs.