Monthly Archives: August 2012

CLUSTERS IN SARANAC LAKE

VILLAGE WELCOMES NEW BIOTECH FIRM  Village Celebrates Start-up of Biotech Operation in Downtown Saranac Lake SARANAC LAKE, NY—  Community Leaders and Local Legislators converge on Riverside Park yesterday afternoon. A ceremony to celebrate the opening of Myrad RBM in the former Village Offices on3 Main Street in Saranac Lake.. Governor Cuomos Office sends their congratulations through…

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LIBRARY WEEK – The Goff-Nelson Memorial Library

A TOUR OF THE GOFF-NELSON MEMORIAL LIBRARY on the K&J Show In Tupper Lake there is always an opportunity to talk about the economy, and stalled opportunities but today, a gem in the community with a view of the lake and periodically speaking, anything you need to keep up to date, or just relax by…

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FRACKING and ADK – August 11th

  LAKE PLACID, N.Y.– Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK) is presenting a special program, “Hydrofracking in New York”.  Hydraulic fracturing or hydrofracking, commonly known as fracking, is a technique used to release petroleum, natural gas or other substances from the ground. In recent years this technique has come under fire because of concerns of its possible…

COMBATTING INSURANCE FRAUD

ALBANY, NY (08/08/2012)– Circumstances are often dire when someone contemplates faking death. The recent case of Raymond Roth, whose son reported him missing last week, highlights the need to be ever-mindful of life insurance scams, warns the New York Alliance Against Insurance Fraud (NYAAIF). Having tripled his life insurance policy, lost his job, and put…

PSC and SUNY ESF TO BE RECOGNIZED for Saving VIC

 College Presidents Recognized for Their Community Commitment John Mills, President of Paul Smith’s College, and Neil Murphy, President of the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, are being honored for their community commitment for supporting the continued operation of the Interpretive Centers at Paul Smiths and Newcomb. Both Colleges stepped forward over a year…

DEC PERMITS AVAILABLE AUGUST 13th

2012-13 Sporting Licenses Available Beginning August 13, 2012 ALBANY, NY (08/08/2012)– The 2012-13 hunting, fishing and trapping licenses and Deer Management Permits (DMPs) may be purchased beginning Monday, August 13, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe Martens today announced. “Hunting, trapping and fishing opportunities in New York are fantastic and DEC…

IRONMAN FOUNDATION GIVES BACK

Ironman Foundation donates $5,000 to medical fitness center The Ironman Foundation Community Fund presented a $5,000 donation to AdirondackHealth for a medical fitness center that will be built on the grounds of theUihleinLivingCenter onOld Military Road inLake Placid.  The medical fitness center is one piece of a new vision to establish and consolidate a broad…

LIBRARY WEEK CONTINUES

Author Signing with Brian Heinz, Matthew J. Glavin, John Briant, Tony Holtzman, Barbara Delaney & Russell Dunn at the Bookstore Plus in Lake Placid…   AUDIO – 080812 – K&J SHOW – Author Matthew Glavin We spoke with Author Matthew Glavin from his home in Cranberry Lake on the K&J Show (Wednesday 08/08/12) about the…

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LAND ACQUISITION, IS IT A GOOD IDEA FOR NY?

Here’s an effort to present both sides of the issue relating to land acquisition byNew YorkState….  Earlier this The Governor Announced the Acquisition of 69,000 Acres of Land, one of the largest land acquisitions ever… And Today, The Adirondack Association of Towns and Villages calls upon the Governor and the State Legislature to develop a…

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SCANNING NEW FORENSIC ADVANCES

If you’re wondering where technology is taking forensic investigation. The answer may have arrived inPlattsburghAlready…  nearby Crime scene and accident scene reconstruction units underwent training inPlattsburghfor the new 3D Laser scanners which are revolutionizing the way police investigate crime and accident scenes. With just a few scans, police can upload the data and create a…

VILLAGE WELCOMES NEW BIOTECH FIRM

Village to Celebrate Start-up of Biotech Operation in Downtown SARANAC LAKE, NY—Aug 6— The Village of Saranac Lake will host a reception at Riverside Park Wednesday evening, August 8th, welcoming and saluting the commencement of biotech operations of Myriad-RBM at its new 3 Main Street location which is the former village office building. AUDIO –…

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OBITUARY – JOSEPH QUIGLEY

Joseph Gabriel Quigley, age 87, of 168 Douglas Road, Saranac, died Monday, August 06, 2012 at C.V.P.H Medical Center in Plattsburgh. OBITUARY AUDIO – 080812 – Joseph Gabriel Quigley Born in Saranac Lake, New York on February 26, 1925, he was the son of Lawrence and Marie (Keys) Quigley. Joseph married Dorothy Fielding January 23,…

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RENTING TIPS

Tips for consumers looking for an apartment to rent Whether you are a student looking for a place to live or your job has transplanted you somewhere new, searching for an apartment can be a daunting task. Better Business Bureau receives hundreds of complaints against apartment complexes every year, consistently placing the apartment industry on…

AMC HONORS HARRY JACOBS JR.

Adirondack Health Gala honors Harry A. Jacobs Jr. Adirondack Health presented the inaugural Dr. Edward L. Trudeau Award at its 15th Annual Gala in July to Harry A. Jacobs Jr. for his many accomplishments and generous spirit.      The award honors the contributions Dr. Edward L. Trudeau made to the advancement of health care…

K&J SHOW – HAZARDOUS WASTE DAY

The Town ofNorth Elba Household Hazardous  Waste day!       AUDIO – 080712 – K&J SHOW – Shannon Porter  Saturday August 11, 2012 Cascade Road Enter by the school bus garage 8:00 am – 1:00 pm Bring proof of residency Any Questions please call: Shannon Porter (518) 523-9081  Email: sporter@northelba.org What Types of Waste are accepted? This event…

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LIBRARY WEEK ON WNBZ

It’s Library Week on WNBZ – Today marks the opening of the Book Fair at the Saranac Lake Free Library… But it’s not always just about the books…  AUDIO – 080712 – SL Library Book Fair Holly says they don’t have as many DVDS but they are giving away a free video cassette player with…

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GAS PRICES ARE TOO HIGH – “IN VERMONT”

Editor’s Note: Most of us who travel into Vermont from New York know that those prices average 20 cents under the prices in New York… BURLINGTON, Vt., Aug. 6 – U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) chaired a Senate energy committee hearing today on why gasoline prices in northwestern Vermont have been among the highest in…

PRICE CHOPPER VP JOINS BUSINESS COUNCIL

Price Chopper’s Senior VP of Administration joins the Board of Directors of the Business Council of New York State…   David Golub will join Jim Spitz, CEO of Harris Beach as new board members at the Business Council. Heather Briccetti is President and CEO of The Business Council – She says “These two extraordinary individuals will…

16U Girls Softball – 3rd in Vermont Championships

The Adirondack Chill 16U softball club ended their season Sunday in the Vermont State Championships played at Georgia Beach Park. The team went 4-1 for the weekend and finished in 3rd place. SPORTS 08/07/12 SHORTS – U16 Softball and NYSEF      The Chill opened up against the Vermont Thunder I and came away with…

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CUOMO – STATE’S LARGEST LAND ACQUISITION

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the State’s acquisition of 69,000 acres of the former Finch Pruyn and other Nature Conservancy lands throughout the Adirondacks. This acquisition is the largest single addition to the Adirondack State Forest Preserve in more than a century. “Adding these properties to the Forest Preserve protects the incomparable and breathtaking…