Mohawk Valley Health System
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare is an affiliate of the Mohawk Valley Network, Inc. (MVN), a community care network that focuses on providing better access to healthcare for patients and residents. Our affiliates have replaced competition with cooperation in an effort to reduce unnecessary duplication of services. MVN is also a member of the Voluntary Hospitals of America (VHA), a network of approximately 1,200 premier, not-for-profit hospitals across the nation.
Why we call the Mohawk Valley home . . .
Cost of Living
The Valley offers an affordable cost of living and has some of the most attractive housing rates in the country.This, paired with its award winning public school systems and low crime rates, make the region and ideal place to raise a family.
Opportunities for higher education are abundant in the Mohawk Valley. Local colleges and universities offer a wide-range of two-year, four-year and graduate level programs.With 14 higher education institutions in the area, the Mohawk Valley is home to many excellent educators and talented students.
From four-season recreation to cultural activities, the Mohawk Valley has something for everyone.The Adirondack Mountains, a six-million acre state park, are only an hour drive to the North and the Catskill Mountains are located to the South. Sports and recreation in the area include hiking, mountain biking, boating, golfing, fishing, skiing, snowmobiling, and college sporting events.
Arts and Culture
Arts and entertainment are at their best in the Mohawk Valley. Munson-Williams Proctor Institute (MWPI) houses the works of Picasso, Dali, Moore, Pollack, Burchfield and more. The MWPI School of Art is affiliated with Pratt Institute, New York City. The Stanley Performing Arts Center hosts the Broadway Theater League, Great Artists Series and the Mohawk Valley Ballet and Leatherstocking Ballet companies. In addition, the area features first-class hotels, restaurants, and an ever-expanding casino with world-class golf and tennis facilities.