Daily Archives: July 31, 2012

SPINY WATER FLEA INVADES LAKE CHAMPLAIN

LAKE CHAMPLAIN BASIN AQUATIC INVASIVE SPECIES TASK FORCE RELEASES WATER FLEA SPREAD PREVENTION RECOMMENDATIONS The Lake Champlain Basin Aquatic Invasive Species Rapid Response Task Force today released seven recommendations to slow the spread of spiny water flea into Lake Champlain. The Task Force identifies preventing the flow of excess waters from the Glens Falls Feeder…

OWENS – “CHINA NOT PLAYING FAIR”

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bill Owens renewed his call today for the House to pass legislation forcing China to play by the rules of fair trade to help the American private sector create jobs.  Owens’ call comes on the heels of a report by the Wall Street Journal this week that detailed the People’s Bank of…

TRUDEAU RESEARCH for CANCER TREATMENTS

 NEW RESEARCH FROM THE TRUDEAU INSTITUTE HOLDS PROMISE FOR CANCER IMMUNOTHERAPY TREATMENTS New research from the Trudeau Institute laboratory of Dr. Edward L. Pearce (Washington University in St. Louis) has promising implications for improving a treatment for cancer known as cellular immunotherapy. The findings were just published in the The Journal of Immunology. One of…

HISTORIC SARANAC LAKE SEEKS BOILER FUNDS

HISTORIC SARANAC LAKE MAKES APPEAL FOR FUNDS TO REPLACE FURNACE Saranac Lake, NY — July, 28, 2012. Historic Saranac Lake announced a public campaign to raise funds to replace the failing furnace at the Saranac Laboratory Museum. The campaign seeks to raise at least $13,000 for the new furnace, which must be installed this fall.…

SONGS AT MIRROR LAKE

Blues & Soul Night with Ruthie Foster on Tuesday, August 14th  LAKE PLACID,N.Y.–  Songs at Mirror Lake Music Series announces the final performance in the seven week series, scheduled for Tuesday, August 14th, as Blues & Soul Night with Ruthie Foster.  The music series is held at 7:00PM on seven Tuesdays throughout the summer at…

A Program Note;

The Morning News Today will highlight Dirk Van and Jim Bohannon during the 7am hour and we’ll be airing a special broadcast of the K&J show at 8:10am today followed by more highlights from Jim Bohannon’s show. It’s an opportunity to hear from the two on the air who kick off the program eery weekeday…

SPORTS SHORTS

16U SOFTBALL The Adirondack Chill 16U softball team went one and one in a rain shortened tournament in Clifton Park. The Chill defeated the Mid-Hudson Rebels in their opener 6-4. Sydney Battistoni led the offense with a 3-for-4 performance. Nicole Viscardo had 2 hits. Serina Hayes, Jordy McDougall, Haley Brandes, Jen McGuoirk and Olivia Jaques added…

ITS ALL UPHILL IN SEPTEMBER

WILMINGTON, N.Y. — In June, cyclists raced to the top of Whiteface Mountain’s Veterans Memorial Highway, in Wilmington, N.Y.  In September, it will be the runner’s time to conquer the eight-mile climb to the summit of New York State’s fifth highest peak.  As many as 200 running enthusiasts from the northeastern United States and Canada…