Daily Archives: October 30, 2012

Snowmobile Association supports ARTA Rail Conversion

The New York Snowmobile Association has passed a resolution to support ARTA and the Trail conversion on the Travel Corridor, that is the backing of well over 50,000 members State wide and taps into a much larger portion of the over $245,000,000 in economic benefit from snowmobiles in just the Adirondacks. Even Beaver River, the only…

Lake Placid Sinfonietta Donates raffle proceeds

The Lake Placid Sinfonietta donates half the summer’s park series raffle proceeds to the Paul White Memorial Shell fund. The Lake Placid Sinfonietta made a donation of $1070, half of the summer’s Park Series raffle proceeds, to the Paul White Memorial Shell Fund at the Adirondack Community Trust. The orchestra has presented a free community…

Talk of the Town – Tuesday 10/30/12

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K&J Interviews Assemblywoman Janet Duprey

Incumbent Republican Assemblywoman Janet Duprey is seeking a 4th term in the New York State Assembly. She faces a challenge from 2 opponents in November in the newly redrawn 115th Assembly District which includes Clinton and Franklin Counties plus 4 towns in St. Lawrence County. K&J – 103012 – Assemblywoman Janet Duprey One Opponent, Conservative Party…

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New Rails Coming to Tupper / Saranac Lake Corridor

  The Adirondack Rail Preservation Society (ARPS), operators of current tourism rail services on the Adirondack Railroad, and Iowa Pacific Holdings, LLC have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding establishing a major new working partnership going forward. STORY – IOWA PACIFIC invests in Adirondack Scenic Railroad A key goal of the agreement is the establishment…

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NY Tax Revenue Down / SUNY Research Foundation Employee Fired for Abuse

DiNapoli: State Tax Revenue Short of Targets Tax revenue through the first six months of the state’s fiscal year was 0.2 percent lower than last year and $213 million short of projections, according to a mid-year state revenue analysis released today by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. Collections would have to grow 6.4 percent for the remainder…

Bonnie Rock Myers

Word has been received of the death of Bonnie Rock Myers, age 62 formerly of Saranac Lake and currently of Largo, Florida who died on Monday October 15, 2012 in Largo. Born in Saranac Lake, NY on April 9, 1950 she was the daughter of Jean Walton and Raymond Rock. Bonnie attended and graduated from…

Donald Vorrath

Donald “Snake Charmer” Vorrath, 73, if Onchiota, New York died peacefully at home on Sunday October 28, 2012 in the care of his wife Millie. He was born on August 28, 1939 in Newark, NJ the son of Alfred and Violet (Czekenski) Vorrath, but lived most of his life in New York State. He is…

Hurricane Sandy Goes South

Hurricane Sandy slammed into the New Jersey coastline with 80 mph winds Monday night — sending a 13-foot surge of seawater into at New York City, flooding tunnels, subway stations and the electrical system that powers Wall Street which is closed again today for the day. Power is out for hundreds of thousands of New…

Lake Placid Fast Pitch Softball Sends Balestrini to RPI Roster

The Adirondack Chill Softball Club is proud to announce they have placed their first player on a college roster. Danielle Balestrini will be playing for the RPI Engineers this spring. RPI is a division 3 program that plays in the Liberty League.  Balestrini is the daughter of Helga and Dave Balestrini.  2013 will be her…