Daily Archives: October 10, 2012

Statewide Lifetime Service Award goes to Dr Paul Reiss

The New York State Wide Senior Action Council has awarded Dr. Paul Reiss of Lake Placid its first Community Service Award for a lifetime of service to the community, particularly for older persons and children. StateWide’s Executive Director Maria Alvarez says  ”Dr. Reiss was selected because of his exemplary way he leads his life in…

Catillaz Suspends Campaign

The Campaign for Town of Harrietstown Supervisor is a little quieter today following an announcement from his campaign that Saranac Lake Village Trustee Tom Catillaz is Suspending his “Active Campaign” 101012 – Catillaz Suspends Campaign In a statement emailed to WNBZ, The Catilliaz campaign noted a serious family medical situation out-of-state as the reason for the…

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Montreal Earthquake felt in Tri-Lakes

A small earthquake was felt in The Tri Lakes Region early Wednesday Morning… Canada’s CBC TV reports the epicenter about 23 miles North Northeast of the Montreal region.. Allison Bent  is a seismologist for Natural Resources Canada .. She  says it was a magnitude 4.5 quake with no reports of damage, although it did create…

K&J – Child Safety Seat Check Wednesday 4pm

New York State Police, Troop “B”, along with the Adirondack Medical Center and North Country Home Services will be hosting a child safety seat clinic at the Troop “B” Headquarters, Ray Brook, New York on Wednesday October 10th, 2012 from 4:00PM to 8:00PM. KJSHOW – 101012 – Biran Goetz on Child Safety Seat Program at…

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New Fire Contracts for the Village of Saranac Lake Volunteer Fire Department

The Village of Saranac Lake honored  Bob Pettee and Susan Neal from Pendragon Theater for their work in the region since 1980…  Pendragon began in a local school auditorium before moving to theLake PlacidCenterfor the Arts and eventually to their current location inSaranacLake, in a former ice cream warehouse, behind Kids R Us.. 101012 –…

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NBT Bank Announces Merger with Alliance Financial

NORWICH, N.Y. and SYRACUSE, N.Y. – NBT Bancorp Inc. (NBT) (Nasdaq:NBTB) and Alliance Financial Corporation (Alliance) (Nasdaq:ALNC) announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Alliance will merge with and into NBT. The merger is valued at approximately $233.4 million and is expected to close in the second quarter of 2013 subject to customary closing conditions, including receipt…

HMOs on Vacation

NEW YORK – Some health maintenance organizations in New York are getting what amounts to a “13-year vacation” from having to comply with the American with Disabilities Act, say advocates for New Yorkers with disabilities who have presented their findings to the Department of Health. Susan Dooha, executive director of the Center for Independence of…