Monthly Archives: November 2012

Ski & Snowboard Screening at LPCA

Warren Miller’s FLOW STATE to be screened at LPCA Ski & Snowboard Addicts Take Note! Co-presented by LPCA, The Cottage and Whiteface; sponsored by NYSEF, Placid Planet, and Mountain Khakis The Lake Placid Center for the Arts presents their Annual Ski Season Film Event – Warren Miller’s FLOW STATE on Saturday, November 17. Doors open at 6:30pm, give-aways begin at…

More Support for Re-Opening Rail Corridor UMP in Harrietstown

The Town of Harrietstown becomes the most recent municipality to ask New York State to re-visit the Unit Management Plan for the Rail Corridor between Lake Placid and points South of the Adirondacks….  Recently, Iowa Pacific Holdings announced their interest in working with the Adirondack Scenic Railroad to restore the rail line between Utica and…

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North Elba Moves forward with plans for Recreational Trail on Rail Corridor

The Town of North Elba Board is moving forward with a project to build a recreational trail from Lake Placid to Ray Brook. While many on the board were uncomfortable with the three point one million dollar expense, they’ve taken a new look at proposals to reduce the overall costs to build the trail and…

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Hiking and Ski Trail Connects Mt Pisgah with Old Lake Colby Road

The Village of Saranac Lake secures easements from Mt. Pisgah to Old Lake Colby Road. easments, representing phase one of a plan to introduce a connector for use by cross-country skiers, hikers and mountain bikers between Mt Pisgah and Dewey Mountain. Saranac Lake Mayor Clyde Rabideau says The first easement was granted by James Hoyt…

Blue Seed Studios Presents another Live at BluStage Concert Tomorrow

The BlueSeed Studios “Live at BluStage” Concert Series presents the International Guitar Duo of Loren Barrigar & Mark Mazengarb. Saturday, November 17th – 7:30pm at Blue Seed Studios, 24 Cedar Street, Saranac Lake
. Tickets: $14.00/$12.00 BluSeed Members “Fresh and exciting… these guys ROCK!”   - Tommy Emmanuel, Guitar Virtuoso For Tickets call 518-891-3799 or email art@bluseedstudios.org. BluSeed Studios is a member supported…

Lake Placid Library Showcases Carl Rubino

“How I see the Adirondacks,” is the theme by fine arts photographer Carl Rubino in his upcoming show at the Lake Placid Public Library.  All are invited to a free reception for the opening from 5 to 7 p.m., Friday, November 16. The exhibit will encompass the past five years of Rubino’s work which includes…

T.O.T.- Thursday 11/15/12

Talk of the Town 11-15-12 Take down the political signs

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K&J – Interviews Town of Franklin Supervisor Art Wilman

The Town of Franklin Voted to approve their 2013 budget yesterday. Today on the K&J show we spoke with Town of Franklin Supervisor Art Wilman about the new Rescue District in the Budget which replaces the Saranac Lake Fire District, and the Highway Department budget. Plus we talk about the Kate Mountain Recreation Park and…

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Federal Court Case Lands in Plattsburgh

U.S. District Court Judge Glenn T. Suddaby Brings the Douglas civil Rights Lawsuit to Plattsburgh. The Douglas lawsuit calls into question the practices and conduct of the APA, the Adirondack Council, and names several individuals representing these organizations as co-defendants. Matthew Norfolk is representing Mr Douglas. He says the issues should be heard and decided…

Saranac Lake Receives Updated Comprehensive Plan Draft

A new Comprehensive vision for the future of Saranac Lake is presented to the board at their regular meeting on Tuesday Night.. The Document is intended to outline research, and input from the community to highlight future goals and objectives.. The Village of Saranac Lake represents a unique blend of heritage, setting and most importantly…

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WNBZ On the Air – In Depth – Reviewing The Town of North Elba Park District

North Elba Supervisor Robi Politi - Reviews the Budget with the Board

North Elba’s Park District is a unique entity in the State of New York and represents more than half of the Town of North Elba’s 2013 budget. WNBZ looks at this in depth today as we continue our review of the North Elba Budget approved by the board following Tuesday’s Budget Hearings.. AUDIO – TONE…

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Carl F. Jacobs

Carl F. Jacobs, age 79, of Payville Lane, Saranac Lake, died Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at home. Born in Lake Kushaqua, New York on September 18, 1933, he was the son of Perley and Teresa (MacDonald) Jacobs. Carl married Grace Patricia Johnson on February 27, 1965. She predeceased him on October 9, 2005. Carl has…

A Focus on Biking in the Adirondacks – and the Saranac Lake Wild Forest Management Plan

The Village of Saranac Lake is calling on the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and Adirondack Park Agency (APA) to swiftly approve  a draft unit management plan (UMP) for the Saranac Lake Wild Forest to include many added trails for mountain biking and hiking.   Community Development Director Jeremy Evans says there are lot of…

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North Elba Finalizes 2013 Budget

The Town of North Elba approved the proposed 2013 Budget on Tuesday night and WNBZ begins a week-long review of the specifics.. Today, we’re focusing on the General Fund balances, Cathy Gregory is the Town’s Budget Officer She presented the finalized 2013 proposed budget to the board during a Public Hearing Tuesday Evening. AUDIO –…

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Village of Saranac Lake Considers Skateboarding Park Options

The Village of Saranac Lake Tables a resolution proposing to place the recently donated Skateboard Park Equipment on the tennis court in Ampersand Park. Village Residents who are neighbors of the park are in attendance at the meeting along with other community members who have come out for the discussion have filled the meeting room…

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K&J Interviews Trudeau Chief Ronald Goldfarb

Benjamin Brewster, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Trudeau Institute, announced the appointment of Dr. Ronald H. Goldfarb as Trudeau’s sixth President, Director and CEO, effective October 1, 2012. Dr. Goldfarb, who has more than 30 years of experience in cancer research and development in both academic and industrial settings, most recently served…

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Cuomo Launches New Commission to Study Utilities Storm Preparation and Management

 RECOMMEND REFORMS TO OVERHAUL REGULATION OF ENTIRE SYSTEM TO BETTER DEAL WITH EMERGENCIES Commission to Investigate Companies’ Preparedness and Make Recommendations to Improve Future Response to Major Weather Incidents Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today signed an Executive Order to establish a commission under the Moreland Act that will investigate the response, preparation, and management of…

SUNY Plattsburgh Students Raising Funds for Hurricane Sandy Relief

SUNY Plattsburgh students are joining forces to raise funds for the American Red Cross Hurricane Sandy relief effort.  Organizations, individual students, sororities and fraternities have staged coin drives in the residence halls, are hosting tabling events at the Angell College Center and Champlain Centre Mall and will be engaging in other efforts in the coming…

Wild Center Hosts Adirondack Youth Climate Summit

The Wild Center Fourth Adirondack Youth Climate Summit November 14th & November 15th, 2012 New at the fourth Adirondack Youth Climate Summit! Plenary session and workshop by the Alliance for Climate Education (ACE), a national nonprofit dedicated to educating America’s high school students about the science behind climate change and inspiring them to do something about…