Daily Archives: October 15, 2012

K&J Show – Heating Assistance in the North Country

HEAP – Provides help in many different forms for people in need of assistance heating their homes in the winter. They work with NYSERDA and other organizations to help facilitate a solution to the financial burdens related to heating your home in the winter and in some cases will help pay for the regular delivery…

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Talk of the Town – Monday, October 12th, 2012

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Essex Public Safety Recommends Infinigy for Radio Project

The Essex County Public Safety Committee approves a request to award Infinigy Engineering $666,600 out of the radio project monies for civil work for the radio project. Department Head Dan Palmer says this is good news for the radio project. Palmer says the budget for the project was originally estimated at between $1.2 and $1.5…

Obituary – Virginia Bowen

Obituary Notice  Virginia R. Bowen, age 84, of Saranac Lake, died Sunday, October 14, 2012 at AMC-Uihlein Center in Lake Placid. Born in Saranac Lake, New York on September 23, 1928, she was the daughter of John and Dorothy (St. Loius) Martin. Virginia married Philip Bowen in First United Methodist in 1976.  He predeceased her…

The Never Ending Healthcare Battle

Advocates Hope Next Debate Keeps Focus on Dueling Medicare Plans  It was the subject of heated exchanges in the vice presidential debate, and health advocates are hoping both parties’ dueling health-reform plans get even more serious scrutiny in Tuesday night’s Obama-Romney rematch. During the vice presidential debate, Republican nominee Paul Ryan accused the current administration…

State is Making Progress according to New York Spending Report

DiNapoli: Budget Challenges Remain Despite Progress Spending in 2012 was $6,859 per New Yorker New York State has made progress toward aligning the state’s spending and revenue, according to the annual report of the Financial Condition of New York State released today by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. “State policy decisions in the past two years have…

Obituary – Hilda B McKenna

Hilda B. McKenna, age 89, of 52 Beechwood Drive, Saranac Lake, died Saturday, October 13, 2012 at home following a short illness. Born in Rochester, New York on October 23, 1922, she was the daughter of Clarence and Helen (Richmond) Bastian. Hilda married John McKenna on June 5, 1948 in Rochester, NY. He predeceased her in 1987.…