Daily Archives: July 9, 2012

Talk of the Town – Monday July 9th, 2012

Talk of the Town – Monday July 9th 2012Discussion today from Shirley Hosler suggesting that there should be more picnics / social gatherings. We also talk about signs / banners.

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K&J SHOW – Electricity in Tupper Lake

We spoke with Tupper Lake Mayor Paul Maroun in February about Tupper Lake’s Municipal Electric. Here’s a re-airing of our conversation.. K&J Monday July 9th, 2012 – Paul Maroun – on Electric Rates in Tupper

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Police and Fire – Monday July 9th, 2012

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Lake Placid’s Police and Fire Departments report their response to a Motorcycle Accident on theWhiteface Inn Laneon Thursday Morning…  The Fire Department sends one unit and 6 members to the accident. The incident involved just the operator of the motor cycle and no injuries were reported..

Plattsburgh Police and State Police suspect 33 year old Oneil Stephenson is the Individual who robbed the NBT Bank on Route 3 inPlattsburgh..  Stephensen also uses the name Philippe Francois.  Police describe Stephenson as a heavyset black man with tattoos on his right forearm, and more on his right shoulder and upper arms. Anyone with information about Stephenson’s whereabouts is asked to call State Police at 563-3761.

State Police Report the death of 92 year old William Martin in a tragic accident which occurred just outside of the Lake Clear Post Office on Route 30 inLakeClear. Martin’s Vehicle pulled onto Route 30 and was struck by a Chevy Truck driven by Tucker Houghton of Vermontville at about 9am on Saturday Morning..  Martin was taken by ambulance toAdirondackMedicalCenterinSaranacLake. The cause of death was ruled to be blunt Force Trauma from a motor vehicle accident and the cause of the accident remains under investigation..

And Another Motorcycle accident, This one in Tupper Lake. Tupper Lake’s Fire Department reports the accident at 8pm last night Tupper Lake’s Police Department reports a couple riding on the motorcycle collided with a vehicle on Main Street..  The Couple was transported to the hospital.

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INVASIVE SPECIES WEEK

KEENEVALLEYGroups across the region are sponsoring fun and educational activities July 8-14 during the 7th annual Adirondack Invasive Species Awareness Week. Invasive Species Awareness Week provides an opportunity for communities to highlight the threats of invasive plants and animals and for residents and visitors to learn ways to prevent and manage invasive species spread.  This…

AMA to be honored at 1st Saranac Lake Testimonial Dinner

The Village of Saranac Lake announces the beginning of Civic Testimonial Dinners. The first in the series will salute the American Management Association (AMA) and The event’s guest of honor will be AMA CEO Edward Reilly. SaranacLake’s Mayor Clyde Rabideau says It is tremendously appropriate for our greater community to express its gratitude and appreciation to AMA for…

School DistrictsExhausting Their Fund Balances

The New York State Association of School Business Officials (NYSASBO) says almost every school district in the state has tapped their fund balances to plug holes in their budgets.. Results of a recent survey show that  99% of school districts tapped their fund balances sighting limitations in state aid and the property tax cap. 81%…

Lake Placid Library Offers Free Computer Help Desk

An Open Help Desk for people with any kind of computer issue at all will be offered by InternetXpress at the Lake Placid Public Library on July 12. This is a great opportunity for everone with questions about software, hardware or anything else about a computer to talk to an expert, Chris Lawrence. Individual half-hour…

Distracted Driving Campaign Gets more fuel from CSEA President Danny Donohue

CSEA is ramping up its “Don’t Zone Out” distracted driving campaign this summer to increase public awareness about New York’s “move over law” and help save lives. Interestingly, A January 2012 extension of the “move over law” now requires motorists to move over for amber lights on roadways as well as for red and blue…