Monthly Archives: November 2012

Frank L Bomyea

Frank L. Bomyea, age 84, formerly of Forest Home Road, died Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at AMC-Uihlein Mercy Center in Lake Placid where he had been a resident since 2002. Born in Santa Clara, New York on October 28, 1928, he was the son of Charles and Ella (Cobb) Bomyea. Frank married Vernetta Green on…

Timothy L Querior

Timothy L. Queior of 111 Neil Street in Saranac Lake passed away October 29, 2012, after a long illness in the presence of his two beloved cats – Ace and Max. He was born in Saranac Lake on September 24, 1950, to Oliver Queior and Virginia (Riebel) Queior. At the early age of 10, Tim…

Kathleen Murphy

Kathleen Murphy, 58, of Saranac Lake passed away on October 31st 2012 at the Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. Kathleen Murphy was born on September, 24th 1954 in New York City the daughter of George and Rosemary (Spielman) Murphy. Kathy moved around NY before finally settling in the Adirondacks where she found herself in…

The Nation’s 12 Prettiest Painted Places

If you want to see the prettiest painted communities in America, you’re going to need a lot of time, several tanks of gas, and a state-of-the-art GPS. The Paint Quality Institute has identified the nation’s 12 most beautifully painted neighborhoods and towns, and many are little known and far from the beaten path. Naming of…

Time Warner Cable gives $600,000 To Hurricane Relief Funds

$500,000 goes to the “Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City” $50,000 each to The American Red Cross of Northeastern New York and the American Red Cross of Northern New Jersey (New York, NY)- – November 1, 2012 – Time Warner Cable (NYSE:TWC) today announced donations to three local relief efforts in the area affected…

K&J – Jason Smith on Dewey Mountain

Jason Smith joined us in the studio on Friday Morning for a discussion about Dewey Mountain, the Youth Ski League, Tuesday Night Races, new trails, new names, a new trail map, and many other aspects of Skiing and Snowshoeing at Dewey Mountain. K&J 110212 – Jason Smith on Dewey Mountain Dewey is a mountain you…

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Studying Consolidation in Lake Placid and Saranac Lake Schools

The Center for Governmental Research presents a report to a joint meeting of Lake Placid’s School Board and the Saranac Lake Central School Board on the question of efficiency, better programs for students, consolidation in some areas and sharing services. The report shows that districts can save anywhere from 2% to 6% by sharing services,…

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Local Companies Support Response to Superstorm Sandy

Price Chopper andAlbany’s WNYT-TV have teamed up to help victims of Superstorm Sandy. The two saying “Your Help Counts:Sandy’ campaign comes to the aid of those affected. The two have launched a fundraising pin up campaign for the American Red Cross to help victims of the devastation inNew York and beyond. Price Chopper will match…

Scouting for Food

Scouting for Food is an on-going annual program of the Boy Scouts of America begun in 1985 by the Greater Saint Louis Area Council that collects food for local food banks. It is organized at the local level throughout the country.  Scouting for Food is a project rooted in the very foundation of the Scouting…

T.O.T.- Friday 11/02/12

Talk of the Town – Friday 11/02/12

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K&J Interviews Matt Doheney

Matt Doheney is competing for the Northern New York Seat in Congress and on Haloween he spent the day heading from town hall to town hall in Franklin County. We asked him to speak with us during his visit to the Town of Franklin Town Offices.  Our first question – on his view of the…

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Reporters “Supervise” the Debate

The two candidates hoping to become the Supervisor in the Town of Harrietstown are again planning to sit down together for an informal debate today. The First Debate cancelled following the suspension of the Catillaz Campaign and the Second Debate Marred by fears of Hurricane SANDY. And while a third attempt at a public debate…

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Trudeau Institute Receives $230K for Tuberculosis Research…

SARANACLAKE (November 1, 2012) —  The Trudeau Institute announces receipt of a $229,865 grant to support tuberculosis research from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Global Health Program. Trudeau faculty member Dr. Andrea Cooper was awarded the grant for her work using mouse models to develop an improved tuberculosis vaccine. The Gates Foundation has been…

Those “Fracking” Storms and their affect on Drilling for Gas

NEW YORK (November 1st, 2012) – Critics of fracking for natural gas say future “superstorms” like Sandy could wreak havoc at drilling sites if New York approves the controversial procedure. Many climate experts say the forecast is for more frequent and more severe weather events like the one that hammered the eastern U.S. recently. At…

Hannaford Supermarkets commemorates its 25th anniversary

First Hannaford store in New York opened in Queensbury in 1987 Grocer currently owns and operates 49 stores throughout Greater Capital Region, Hudson Valley and Utica areas Hannaford Supermarkets will celebrate a quarter century of serving shoppers in New York when the grocery chain this week marks the 25th anniversary of the first Hannaford to…