Monthly Archives: November 2012

Supper on Sandy – Dining for Disaster Releif – Nov 14th

North Country Restaurants Host   “Supper On Sandy: Dinning For Disaster Relief” on Nov. 14  MORRISONVILLE, NY (Nov. 9, 2012) – North Country residents are encouraged to take the night off from cooking on Wednesday, November 14, 2012, from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. and have “Supper on Sandy.” Ten restaurants spread across Clinton, Essex…

St Joe’s is Homeward Bound for Veterans in the Adirondacks

A New Homeward Bound Office Opens in Saranac Lake. Jordanna Mallach is Program Coordinator for Homeward Bound Adirondacks. Part of their obligation is to be out in the community and you may see them at community events speaking about their work especially now that they’ve opened their new facility on Helen Hill and unless they’re out…

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K&J – Veteran’s Day

A Veteran’s Day Ceremony this year is held on Monday at 11am in the Harrietstown Town Hall…  Seated on the Stage are the Reverend Michael Richards, Colonel Eric Olsen, Congressman Bill Owens, an air force veteran himself, Jordanna Mallach, Steve Borst, Ray Bolla, Frank Camello, Tim Pierce who is the representative for veterans in our…

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T.O.T.- Tuesday 11/13/12

Talk of the Town for Tuesday 11/13/12

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Mercy Care for the Adirondacks Commissions 18 new Parish Nurses

In a Dedication Ceremony held at the Sisters of St. Joseph in Watertown on November 3, 2012, Bishop Terry LaValley commissioned 18 Parish Nurses who had completed the “Foundations in Faith Community Nursing Workshop” offered by Mercy Care for the Adirondacks. Bishop LaValley remarked: “Parish Nurses are treasured ministers in our parishes that are blessed…

Wound Center adds skilled specialist to its care team

SARANAC LAKE – A familiar face has returned to Adirondack Health with the addition of Lynn Sarr to the highly specialized and caring team at the Wound and Hyperbaric Treatment Center in Saranac Lake. A long-time resident of Saranac Lake, Lynn is an Adult Nurse Practitioner who has received additional special training in wound and…

Lake Placid Ambulance Service says Thank You

At Thanksgiving time, the Lake Placid Volunteer Ambulance Service expresses appreciation to the community for their support during 2012. It’s been a busy and exciting year. First, gratitude is extended to the volunteer members and paid staff, who have responded to more than 1250 calls so far this year. This pace is 4-5 per day.…

NYS Counties Renew Call to Fix Preschool Special Education

 We can do better for our kids and our taxpayers.  That’s the message out of the New York State Association of Counties this week in a report recommending specific reforms to New York’s Preschool Special Education Program. The report, titled “Roadmap to Mandate Relief: Improving Preschool Special Education,” details changes the State government can make to…

T.O.T.- Monday 11/12/12

TALK of the TOWN

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K&J Interviews Ed Good – Northwood School

Headmaster Ed Good says “Northwood School defines itself at least in part by its location in the spectacular Adirondack Mountains. We take strength and our school mission from the serenity and the awesome beauty we live around each day.” The School’s core values of Respect, Responsibility, Courage, Compassion and Integrity are the foundation for all…

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NY Governor Cuomo Thanks Veterans

A Veteran’s Day Salute to our Troops from Governor Andrew Cuomo; “On this day and every Veterans Day, we honor the men and women of our nation’s Armed Forces who for generations have answered the call of duty to preserve the freedom we as Americans cherish today. In times of war and peace, our service…

A New Facebook for “Team Saranac Lake”

Saranac Lake Mayor Clyde Rabideau and Trustee Paul Van Cott today announced the launch of a new Facebook page called, “Team Saranac Lake,” to spur public dialogue of current issues. Trustee Paul Van Cott says they’re looking to reach more Saranac Lakers, keep them informed, and find out what is on their minds,”  Van Cott …

Forrest “Dew Drop” Morgan Passes Away at 90

Forrest “Dew Drop” Morgan, age 90, of Saranac Lake, died Saturday, November 10, 2012 at AMC-Uihlein Mercy Center in Lake Placid. Born in Saranac Lake, New York on August 16, 1922, he was the son of Wilbur and Anna (Leonard) Morgan. Dew attended St. Bernard’s School, Saranac Lake Central Schools and Tilton Prep School in…

USA Mens Four Man Bobsleds finish 2-3 in World Cup Season Opener

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (Nov. 10, 2012)- The U.S. men’s team continued their medal streak by finishing 2-3 in today’s four-man bobsled event at Mount Van Hoevenberg. Reigning World Champions Steven Holcomb (Park City, Utah), Steve Langton (Melrose, Mass.), Justin Olsen (San Antonio, Texas) and Curt Tomasevicz (Shelby, Neb.) teamed together in the BMW Night Train…

Hypnotist to perform at NCCC Saranac Lake Wednesday

Brad Clark, a hypnotist, will be holding performances and seminars this month at North Country Community College’s three campuses. Clark uses hypnotism to entertain and to motivate. His shows blend comedy with motivational messages he describes as “believe and achieve.” “If you can conceive it in your mind and believe it in your heart you…

BBB offers Tips for Donating

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy threatening the northeastern regions of the U.S., BBB Wise Giving Alliance offers the following tips to help donors decide where to direct donations to assist hurricane victims: Be cautious when giving online. Be cautious about online giving, especially in response to unsolicitedspam messages, and emails and social media posts that claim to…

ORDA Winter Job Fair – Set for this Wednesday

ORDA Job Fair for Winter Season Employment, Wednesday, Nov. 14 Full and Part-Time Positions Available  LAKE PLACID, N.Y. — The New York State Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) and Centerplate Food Service will host a job fair at the Whiteface Mountain Base Lodge, Wednesday, Nov. 14, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Both full-time and part-time positions are…

Congressman Bill Owens Weighs in on Veterans Day

Congressman Bill Owens issued the following statement for  Veterans Day. “From the greatest generation to the men and women who fought in Iraq and Afghanistan, we have a lot of heroes to thank today,” said Congressman Owens.  “We can best honor America’s veterans by ensuring they receive the benefits they have earned, whether that’s helping…

November 11th – Veteran’s Day

World War I – known at the time as “The Great War” – officially ended when the Treaty of Versailles was signed on June 28, 1919, in the Palace of Versailles outside the town of Versailles, France. However, fighting ceased seven months earlier when an armistice, or temporary cessation of hostilities, between the Allied nations…

Don’t Miss this Veteran’s Benefit

Service members may be missing valuable student loan benefits resulting in higher loan costs Like many Americans, active-duty military men and women are carrying significant student loan debt. The New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC), the State’s student financial aid agency that helps people pay for college, reminds men and women serving in…