Monthly Archives: January 2013

Winter Carnival Rotary Show Planned

The Saranac Lake Rotary Club will present its annual Winter Carnival Rotary Show at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8 at the Harrietstown Town Hall, celebrating this year’s theme of “Under the Sea.”  Steve Borst and Sue Grimm Hanley will provide pre-show entertainment. The Saranac Lake High School Vocal Ensembles will perform under the direction of…

Winter Carnval Icicle Contest Sunday

Rumors of the great Tupperware harvest in Tupper Lake have been greatly exaggerated, but the great icicle harvest in Saranac Lake is no myth.  Jackie Foster coordinates the Annual Spike of the Ice Icicle Contest for the Winter Carnival Committee and she’ll be at the Ice Palace on Sunday to help find the longest Naturally…

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T.O.T. Thursday 01/31/13

Talk of the Town 01-31-13

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K&J – Collecting the History of Saranac Lake

K&J – 013113 – Historic Saranac Lake – Oral History – Anthropologist Adam Dewbury Volunteers at Historic Saranac Lake are building a historic database online.. Local Anthropologist Adam Dewbury, talks about a new form of history – An Oral History…

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T.O.T Wednesday 01-30-13

Talk of the Town 01-30-13

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Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Ice Palace Turns Green

The South Wall of the IcePalace in SaranacLake has turned green…  Or at least some of the tarps are green..  A one day thaw has prompted officials in charge of the Ice Palace Construction to cover the throne room and the rear wall of the building in an attempt to protect it from the elements,…

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K&J – Is New York Safe?

A presentation at the Convention Center in Lake Placid includes Tom Fazio, a Colonel with the New York State Police. He’s speaking to a crowd of unhappy gun owners who, like many, are having trouble understanding what the new gun laws in New York State Really mean.. As part of the new regulations owners of…

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Chris Covert Named Grand Marshal

The Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Committee has chosen local real estate professional Chris Covert as its 2013 grand marshal for the Feb. 9 Gala Parade. “We chose Chris because of his endless supply of energy for community projects and events and for his longtime support of the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival,” said Winter Carnival Committee…

Village of Saranac Lake Recognizes Trail Volunteers – Organizations

Saranac Lake’s Mayor Clyde Rabideau recognizes Volunteers and Organizations for their work on the Trail Systems at Mt Pisgah. Saranac Lake is currently linking the Mt.Pisgah trail system with other parts of the village through private easements and advocating interconnection through an update of the state’s Saranac Lake Wild Forest “Unit Management Plan.” Charlie Martin…

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T.O.T. Tuesday 01/29/13

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Saranac Lake Winter Carnival – A Preview of Friday’s Coronation

The Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Court will be on hand for the Coronation of Royalty this Friday sponsored every year by the Women’s Civic Chamber.. We caught up with Katie VanAnden and Sarah Posidich who’ve been working with the court on their routines since November..  Sarah was on the Court in 2004, Katie in 2002…

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T.O.T. – Monday 01/28/2013

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Saranac Lake Winter Carnival – Ice Palace Construction Underway

The Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Ice Palace is starting to take shape, mostly thanks to the help of volunteers moving more than 450 Ice Blocks a day out of Pontiac Bay…  The Ice has been cut into blocks using a special saw and finished off by hand.. Liz is standing on the ice just under…

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K&J – Free Tax Preparation at the L.P. Library

We’re speaking with Betsy Senkowski in the K&J show about tax preparation and a program sponsored by the AARP and by the United Way. Betsy is the Local Coordinator of the AARP Foundation program called Tax-Aide which pays for tax preparation and is provided as a service to the community by volunteers. Locally at the…

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K&J – Interviews Sabine Weber – Hannaford Dietician

Get that spring back in your step with energy foods that can help fight the winter doldrums. Recently, some foods have been identified as “super healthy” and have been dubbed as Superfoods or Powerfoods. These Powerfoods do more than just satisfy your stomach, they’re packed with nutrients that can boost your immune system, ward off…

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Annexing AMA – The Public Hearing “For the Record”

The Town of St Armand, and The Village of Saranac Lake are considering a petition requesting Annexation of 68 Acres owned by The American Management Association to the Village of Saranac Lake… AUDIO – 012413 – AMA Annexation Hearing In order just to consider the request, both the town and the village must hear evidence…

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K&J – Interviews Nathan Cox – Tri Lakes Center for Independent Living

The Tri Lakes Center for Independent Living holds an open house on January 24th from 12 noon until 5pm – We took the opportunity to speak with Executive Director Nathan Cox about the facility, Skills Training, Peer Counseling, New Technologies for the Disabled, and what it means to be disabled in the North Country Today..…

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K&J – Interviews James McKenna

Former Empire State Winter Games (ESWG) competitor, current member of the United States Luge Team, and participant at the Vancouver Winter Olympics, will deliver the keynote address at the Opening Ceremony of the 2013 ESWG. Chris Mazdzer, of Saranac Lake, N.Y., a graduate of the National Sports Academy in Lake Placid, will speak to the 1,000…

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Tupper Lake Trustees Say “Open UMP”

April will bring some closure to the question of whether or not the Iron Rails should remain on the corridor between TupperLake and the Surrounding Communities.. That’s because 8 Clarkson University Students have taken on this question and will bring their answers to a special meeting of the Village Board in SaranacLake. The Village of…

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K&J – Saranac Lake Mayor Clyde Rabideau on the State of The Village

Saranac Lake’s Mayor Clyde Rabideau talks with WNBZ about the State of the Village Report. K&J – 011713 – Clyde Rabideau on State of the Village

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