Monthly Archives: July 2012

CHAMPLAIN BRIDGE EARNS NATIONAL AWARD

NYSDOT Recognized By FHWA For OutstandingLake ChamplainBridgeProject Among Eight National Award Winners for Transportation Planning New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) Commissioner Joan McDonald today announced the receipt of the 2012 Transportation Planning Excellence Award for outstanding work on the project to replace theLake ChamplainBridgespanning the lake to connectCrown Point,New York, andAddison,Vermont. The honor…

K&J Show – Movie Planned for Berkley Green

The Village of Saranac Lake is hosting the second movie night on Friday, July 27th at 9pm. Today on the K&J show we speak with Saranac Lake Mayor Clyde Rabideau and Village Trustee Barb Rice about the Downtown Saranac Lake initiative and their work with local merchants to build traffic and invite consumers to the…

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Saranac Lake High School Parent Faculty Organization

A new organization in Saranac Lake begins to recruit members and identifies their first objective. The Saranac Lake High School Parent Faculty Organization is lead by Leanne Baker who is the President of the new group and Brian Mann known by most as The Adirondack Bureau Chief for North Country Public Radio, but also a…

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NEW LAW IMPROVES CANCER DETECTION

Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation to Help Improve Breast Cancer Detection Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signs legislation designed to help improve breast cancer detection and prevention..  The New regulations require mammography services to inform patients if dense breast tissue is found during an exam.  Cuomo says “The new law will give women who may be at…

A PROVISIONAL DPW SUPER. FOR SARANAC LAKE

The Village Manager appoints a provisional Superintendent forSaranacLake’s Department of Public Works..  With a unanimous resolution,SaranacLake’s board authorizes Village Manager John Sweeney to hire Jeff Dora as the Provisional DPW Superintendent. Jeff is currently site engineer on one of the projects managed by B&L contractors inSaranacLakeand the timing of his appointment may have to include…

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Talk of the Town – 07/24/12

Shirley calls to thank all of her volunteers and asks for fleece blankets, toilet paper, toiletries, and snacks. She has set up a box in teh Enterprise Lobby across from the Post Office for donations. AUDIO – 072412 – Talk of the Town – Troops and Summer Ski Jam Natalie Leduc called to talk about…

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HOUSE CLEARS HARPER-OWENS DEREGULATION BILL

The US House of Representatives passes a bill which removes a federal mandate requiring the distribution of a booklet reporting motor vehicle insurance costs.  The bipartisan legislation, introduced byU.S.Representatives Gregg Harper ofMississippiand Congressman Bill Owens eliminates the mandatory printing of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) annual booklet entitled, “Relative Collision Insurance Cost Information.”…

GEARING UP FOR 90 MILES in SPORTS SHORTS

ADIRONDACK CLASSIC – 90 MILER The 90 Miler has over 250 boats, That’s the word from Gloria Volz who is the Start Finish Line Captain for the Adirondack Classic Canoe Race. She spoke with the Mayor and Village Trustees about the organizer’s plans for the annual event which takes paddlers from Old Forge to Blue…

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FORGING a TRAIL to RECREATION

A Rails to Trails presentation at the Saranac Lake Village Board meeting marks the next phase of efforts by the group to remove track from the rail corridor betweenSaranacLakeand Old Forge… AUDIO – 072412 – ARTA Presents ideas to Saranac Lake Village Board  The final call on rails to trails is made by Andrew Cuomo…

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Obituary – Ronald P. Moses

Ronald P. Moses, of Slater Ave. Saranac Lake, formerly of Elmira, NY passed away peacefully at home on Friday, July 20, 2012 at the age of 77.  Born in Elmira, New York on January 14, 1935, he was the son of Clayton and Helen (Scott) Moses.  Ronald had been employed by the New York State…

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A NEW VISION FOR 11 GRADUATES

Eleven students graduate from New Vision Program at Adirondack Health SARANAC LAKE – Before family, friends and supporters, 11 area high school students graduated from the New Vision program recently during a packed ceremony held in the RedfieldBoard Room atAdirondackMedicalCenter inSaranacLake. Graduating from the program were Lake Placid students Ayla Thompson and Natalia Smith;SaranacLakestudents Allie…

K&J Show – 07/23/12 – Saranac Lake’s Water Project

PART THREE of our expose on the $13.5 million Project – On the K&J show today at 8:10am – The Village of Saranac Lake is within weeks now, of announcing the inaugural flow of water  through their new $13.5 million water plant. The construction project, resulting from a water test failure in 2007 forcing village…

Talk of the Town – Enterprise Article focuses on Hotel Saranac

A story in the Adirondack Daily Enterprise sparks a conversation about the Hotel Saaranac. Just one of the conversations today during “Talk of the Town” AUDIO – 072312 – Talk of the Town – Hotel Saranac http://www.adirondackdailyenterprise.com/page/content.detail/id/531948/No-deal—now-what-.html?nav=5008 Follow this link to an Article written by Chris Knight revealing that the Hotel Saranac has in fact…

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IRONMAN Champ fastest in all three legs

The 14th edition of the oldest continental Ironman in the United States is complete. AUDIO – 072312 – SPORTS SHORTS Here’s an excerpt from a report at IRONMAN.com By Roger Hospedales; As expected, Potts led all competitors out ofMirrorLakeon a beautiful sunny morning in theVillageofLake Placid. In the process he also set the new swim…

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“Friendship” takes on a new meaning

Lake Placid—On June 28, 2012 Mercy Care for the Adirondacks commissioned new Friendship Volunteers Rip Allen, Frederick Marks, Ph.D., and Ruth Richards. Mercy Care has recruited and trained more than 70 Friendship Volunteers who have contributed nearly 9000 hours of volunteer service in the Tri-Lakes area since January 2008.   (L to R) Frederick Marks, Ph.D.,…

Landscape Painting Donated to Adirondack Museum

William Trost Richards Painting Donated to the Adirondack Museum Blue Mountain Lake, N.Y. – The Adirondack Museum announces a significant addition to the permanent collection. The painting, Adirondack Landscape [Elizabethtown], 1864, by William Trost Richards (1833-1905), is a gift of the estate of Waldo Hutchins III. The painting is on exhibit in the Lynn H.…

IRONMAN Experience Committee Dedicates Plaque

Linda Moore is the Chair of the IRONMAN Experience Committee, she and several committee members, legistlators and community leaders join Jim McKenna to reveal a new plaque on a rock which has been carefully placed next to the beach at the IRONMAN Start. AUDIO – 072112 – IRONMAN Experience Committee Dedicates Plaque on Mirror Lake…

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CARBO LOADING at the IRONMAN banquet

IRONMAN LAKE PLACID 2012 – A special report on the event airs on ROCK105 and on WNBZ Saturday morning.. We present conversation including interviews with volunteers, participants, members of the IRONMAN organization, Business committees and more..  One Highlight of the Event, Town of North Elba Supervisor Robi Politi providing a combination of humor and inspiration for more…

North Country Ministries – One of the Larger IRONMAN Volunteer Groups

2,500 IRONMAN Athletes and their supporters converge on the North Elba Horse Show Grounds. Corth Country Ministries is one of the organizations that helps with volunteering. They provide over 400 volunteers for the event.. We had the chance to speak with three of those volunteers.  AUDIO – 07/20/12 – IRONMAN CARB – North Country Ministries Volunteers…

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IRONMAN Preview – Crowning new Champions in Lake Placid

The 14th edition of the second oldest Ironman in North America will be contested this coming Sunday in the Village of Lake Placid, New York. Sunday’s IRONMAN event will crown new champions.. That’s because neither of last year’s winners (American TJ Tollakson and Canadian Heather Wurtele) are back to defend their titles. AUDIO – 072012…

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