Daily Archives: July 13, 2012

TALK OF THE TOWN 07/13/12

TALK OF THE TOWN – 07/13/12

 The Fire in Ray Brook prompts callers to thank the firemen for their work especially as they knocked down the fire which could have become more of a catastrophy than it did… 

AUDIO – 071312 – Talk of the Town

A caller also suggested that the train and it’s volunteers also provided assistance with hoses and a connection to the fire’s location.  An audio quality note – because we’re beta testing this blog, the audio quality will change a bit until we find a good medium between the radio quality audio and the online audio quality which needs to be set so that you can listen easily and quickly to the content without having to wait.. Today, I think we went a bit too far to the “Low Audio Quality” side so there may be a difference in the audio you hear today vs other days.

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POLICE AND FIRE 07/13/12

RAY BROOK FIRE – SaranacLake’s Fire Department responds to a small ground fire atCrescentBay. AUDIO – 071312 – POLICE and FIRE It was at about 3pm yesterday afternoon when an abandoned camp fire blew onto the surrounding dry vegetation and kicked of a sample of what was to come for Lake Placid andSaranacLake’s Fire Departments…

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BIOTECH IN SARANAC LAKE – K&J TODAY

SARANAC LAKE,NY—July 12— The Village of Saranac Lake will host a reception atRiversideParkon the evening of August 8th, welcoming and saluting the commencement of biotech operations of Myriad-RBM at its new3 Main Streetlocation which is the former village office building. AUDIO – 071312 – K&J SHOW – Saranac Lake Mayor Clyde Rabideau  Last summer, the Village and Myriad-RBM…

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DEC – FIRE RISK IS HIGH

DEC WARNS OF HIGH FIRE DANGER IN THEADIRONDACKS  TheAdirondacksand the surrounding region are at High Fire Danger Levels. That’s the word today from the DEC. Forest Rangers are warning that recent warm and dry weather has created a “High Fire Danger” condition that allows wildfires to start easily and spread quickly with devastating effects. Three…

SPORTS SHORTS – 07/13/12

OPEN GOLF CHAMPIONSHIPS – The Whiteface Club and Resort plays host to golfing’s pros and amateurs this weekend. The Club’s Open Golf Championship gets underway with practice rounds today and 36 holes of stroke play competition during the weekend. Several thousand dollars in prizes are on the line and will be awarded in both gross…

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USA PRIDE – MADE IN CHINA

And speaking of Olympics – American Athletes are kicking off the 2012 Summer Olympics in uniforms made inChina…  Senator Gillibrand and many others have expressed deep disappointment that a $1 billion purchase for US athletes was not produced here at home..  Senator Gillibrand says “When America’s best athletes are representing our country on the world…

FARM BILL HEADS TO THE FULL HOUSE

WASHINGTON– The 2012 Farm Bill clears the House Agriculture Committee 35-11.  The legislation reauthorizes federal agriculture programs for five years..  Congressman Bill Owens serves on the committee and he says they were successful in including several provisions important toNew Yorkagriculture..  He continued by saying he is  pleased Republicans and Democrats were able to come together…