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Release Date: Dec 20, 2013
The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Wellness Center is offering two new six week sessions of aquatic classes beginning on Saturday, January 4, 2014. Aqua Attack is a calorie-burning, high-energy class that uses a combination of cardiovascular and strengthening exercises to target the core and major muscle groups. Classes are held Saturdays at 9am and are open to participants of any age or...
Release Date: Dec 17, 2013
Now is the time to make a New Year’s resolution to stop smoking. The Tri-County Quits Tobacco Cessation Program is offering a three-part Fresh Start class to help participants stop smoking. The Fresh Start Program is a group-based tobacco cessation support program offered by the American Cancer Society. The classes will be held at 6:30pm on Tuesdays, January 7, 14 and 21, 2014, at The Regional...
Release Date: Dec 9, 2013
Children are invited to make a free call to the “Ho-Ho Hotline” at (315) 624-4525 to tell Santa and Mrs. Claus about their Christmas wish lists. Parents can also call to learn what the most popular gifts are this holiday season. The hotline is taking calls starting Monday, December 9, 2013, through Friday, December 20, 2013, and is open between 10am and 2pm, Monday through Friday. This is...
Release Date: Dec 5, 2013
Cindy Nimey and Rita Albert presented an $800 donation from the St. George Orthodox Church in New Hartford, New York, to Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Breast Care Center at The Regional Cancer Center.  The St. George Orthodox Church held a Mediterranean Festival in September 2013, and donated 10 percent of the proceeds to the Breast Care Center. “Breast cancer touches most...
Release Date: Dec 4, 2013
On Saturday, December 14, 2013, the After Breast Cancer (ABC) Support Group will meet at 11am at The Regional Cancer Center at the Faxton Campus of Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH), 807 Newell Street, Utica. ABC meetings are free and open to the public. The December meeting topic is “Making Sense of Insurance” presented by Terese Malek, financial coordinator for The Regional Cancer Center....
Release Date: Dec 3, 2013
On Thursday, December 19, 2013, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will hold a remembrance service in memory of all FSLH patients who passed away in 2013. Families, friends and caregivers are invited to attend the service which begins at 7pm in the Chapel at St. Luke’s Home in the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. The service will feature...
Release Date: Nov 27, 2013
Midstate EMS will hold a defensive driving course on Saturday, December 14, 2013, from 9am to 3:30pm at the Midstate Training Center, 1705 Burrstone Road, New Hartford. The cost is $40 to participate and you can register online at www.midstateems.org. People who complete New York State Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV)-approved defensive driving courses can reduce their driver violation points...
Release Date: Nov 26, 2013
The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Wellness Center is offering a new session of aquatic classes for back pain beginning on Tuesday, December 10, 2013. Classes are held in six week sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11:30am, and combine water exercises and stretches to reduce back pain and increase flexibility and mobility. The buoyancy and warmth of FSLH’s 90 degree Aqua Therapy pool...
Release Date: Nov 25, 2013
On Thursday, November 21, 2013, the Tri-County Quits Tobacco Cessation Program at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare celebrated the 38th year of the Great American Smokeout. After nearly four decades, tobacco use remains the leading cause of preventable disease and death, killing more than 25,000 New Yorkers every year. Tri-County Quits invites tobacco users to make a pledge to quit in honor of the...
Release Date: Nov 22, 2013
In October 2013, Kyle and Brenda Merena donated two rocking chairs to the Level II Special Care Nursery in The Birthplace at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). The chairs were donated in honor of their new daughter, Elise, who spent time in the Special Care Nursery after her premature birth. Kyle and Brenda welcomed their daughter into the world at just 3 pounds 9 ounces. Being so small,...

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