Monthly Archives: August 2012

Business Council Releases Voters’ Guide

– The Business Council of New York State Inc. released its 2012 Voters’ Guide, which measures New York State legislators’ commitment to promoting fiscal reform and improving the state’s economic climate by scoring their votes on key legislation during the 2012 session. All 212 seats will be up for re-election in 2012, and our Voters’ Guide…

Farm Bill Now Coalition Unites for Agriculture

WASHINGTON (August 22, 2012) – Thirty-nine of the nation’s foremost agricultural organizations have joined forces in an effort to raise public awareness of the need for Congress to pass a new, comprehensive, five-year farm bill before current farm programs expire in September. The coalition, called Farm Bill Now, comprises associations and coalitions representing commodity crops,…

State Hunting / Trapping Courses Now Available

– All new hunters or trappers planning to go afield this upcoming hunting and trapping season must first complete a mandatory hunter or trapper education course, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today reiterated. Previously licensed hunters who plan to hunt out of state should also have their sportsman education certificates or…

K&J SHOW – Trudeau Institute Alum speaks at Saranac Laboratory

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What do Rugby Weekend and The study of T-Cels have in common?  His name is Doctor Ian Orme… and he became involved in the field of Tuberculosis while training as a postdoctoral fellow at the Trudeau Institute from 1981 to 1986 and it turns out that not only is he a Professor of Microbiology, Immunology…

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A New Account Clerk for the VIllage of Saranac Lake

At a previous board meting, Saranac Lake’s village board approved a search for an account clerk who would be responsible directly to the Village Treasurer. At the latest meeting, a resolution is proposed to hire Alana M Sharland from Malone to fill that position subject to the customary  probationary period. The Staff has conducted several…

Obituary – Patrick McCormick

Word has been received of the death of Patrick H. McCormick, age 72, of38 Cedar Street,SaranacLake, who died on Sunday, August 26, 2012 atAdirondackMedicalCenterinSaranacLake. Funeral arrangements are in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home inSaranacLake.  There will be no calling hours.  A funeral service will take place on Thursday time and location to be announced.…

Coalition Pushing for New Farm Bill

Farm Bill Now Coalition Unites Nation’s Farm Groups in Push for New Farm Bill  WASHINGTON (August 22, 2012) – Thirty-nine of the nation’s foremost agricultural organizations have joined forces in an effort to raise public awareness of the need for Congress to pass a new, comprehensive, five-year farm bill before current farm programs expire in…

New Doctor for Mercy and Uihlein Living Center Residents

New physician caring for Mercy and Uihlein Living Center residents SARANAC LAKE – Residents of Mercy andUihleinLivingCenters now have a permanent doctor they can call their own. AdirondackHealthhas recruitedDr. Avi Hettenato serve as Medical Director for the Living Centers in Lake Placid andTupperLake.  Dr. Hettena has hit the ground running, and is already making a…

AARP Releases Voter’s Guides – Candidates own words on Medicare, Social Security

AARP Releases Voters’ Guides for Presidential, Senate, Congressional Candidates Voters get information, in candidates’ own words, on plans for Social Security, Medicare, financial security. AARP releases their 2012 Voters’ Guides. The documents feature information from presidential, senatorial and congressional candidates – in their own words – on their plans to strengthen Social Security, Medicare and…

Take a Downtown Tour of Saranac Lake

SARANAC LAKE, NY—August 24— The Village of Saranac Lake Community Development Office today announced it will produce two more business promotion videos in the coming months following the successful release of its “Downtown Tour” video three weeks ago and a 60 second video this week. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DCaGphmWHRc&feature=autoplay&list=PLEABB2D2A1116C95D&playnext=1 Community Development Officer Director, Jeremy Evans, said, “We will do…

Move in Day at SUNY Plattsburgh

SUNY Plattsburgh Welcomes Most Diverse Freshman Class in History PLATTSBURGH, N.Y.  (Aug. 24, 2012) — SUNY Plattsburgh has met and exceeded its enrollment goals for the 2012-2013 academic year. In fact, for the seventh year in a row, the college has had so many applicants that it had to turn away more than half, accepting…

NY Revenue Outlook “Less Certain”

DiNapoli: New York’s Fiscal Picture Remains Tied to Pace of Recovery New York State tax revenues were close to expected levels in July after falling short of estimates in May and June, according to the July Cash Report released today by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. “New York’s fiscal picture remains tied to the strength of the…

Kids and Hot Cars Not just a Summer Issue

“Look Before You Lock” – Keeping NY Kids Out of Hot Cars NEW YORK – Life is about to get very busy again. Sometimes parents get frazzled getting kids to school and running them around to all their activities. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) says that’s why parents and day-care providers need to…

K&J Show Reviews the Harrietstown Town Board Meeting

A retaining wall needs repair, The Chamber visits the board and Sewa Arora talks to the Harrietstown Town Board, plus Pumpkin Fest moves to the Airport.  On the K&J show Friday.. AUDIO – 082412 – K&J SHOW – Harrietstown Board Recap

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Does Race have a Place in Admissions?

ALBANY, NY- The New York State Bar Association has filed a “friend of the court,” or amicus curiae, brief with the United States Supreme Court in the case of Abigail Noel Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, et al., which deals with race as a factor in undergraduate admission decisions. “Our brief emphasizes the…

HISTORIC SARANAC LAKE & TRUDEAU INSTITUTE LECTURE

Historic Saranac Lake and the Trudeau Institute present “The continuing TB global epidemic” with Dr. Ian Orme Saranac Lake, NY — Historic Saranac Lake and the Trudeau Institute invite the public to a lecture on “The continuing TB global epidemic,” presented by Dr. Ian Orme on August 27 at 7:00 p.m. in the John Black…

Hotel Saranac Owner: “I don’t need the Community’s Support”

Do you think we’re printing money? No, Do you think we sell drugs? are we doing a whore business? No. The owner of the Hotel Saranac, Sewa Arora, is seated on the left hand side of the front row at Thursday’s Harrietstown Town Board Meeting. When it was his turn to speak, he told a…

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Ray Brook State Police Join Search for Keith Gill

Ray Brook State Police Join Search for Keith Gill New York State Police Officers in Schroon Lake is attempting to locate Keith R. Gill (02/07/1967) who was reported missing by his parents on 08/21/2012.  Gill’s vehicle, a blue 1999 BMW bearing PA registration GPV3621, was located parked off Peasley Road in the Town of Crown Point,…

SUNBELT SENIOR GOLF TOUR AT WHITEFACE CLUB

5-Time PGA Tour winner heads Sunbelt Senior Tour event in Lake Placid LAKE PLACID, N.Y. – The second annual Adirondack Senior Open, part of the Sunbelt Senior Golf Tour, will return to the Whiteface Club and Resort in Lake Placid August 27-31. The Sunbelt Senior Golf Tour, the largest and longest running Senior Tour in…