Monthly Archives: April 2013

CVPH Nurses Union Plans to Strike on Thursday

The New York State Nursing Association is planning on an informal strike at CVPH Medical Center Thursday. The Picketing is specifically related to ongoing contract negotiations between the union and CVPH

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North Country Healthy Heart Network Rethinks Cigarette Butts

AUDIO – 043013 – North Country Healthy Heart Network Rethinking Cigarette Butts

There’s a new partnership following Earth Week. it’s a Public Service Campaign designed to raise awareness about Toxic Cigarette Butts.

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Lake Placid loses Elementary School Principal

AUDIO – 043013 – Lake Placid Elementary School Principal heads to Ausable

Principal Javier Perez has accepted the  position of  High School Principal for the Ausable Valley Central School District, which is also his hometown. Perez was previously the Dean of Students in Ausable. Budget cuts in the district forced the elimination of the  position, but gave him an opportunity to transition smoothly back to the district in his new position as the district’s High School Principal..  The Lake Placid Board of Education has already posted the position as an anticipated vacancy.

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K&J – North Elba’s Highway Superintendent Larry Strait

K&J – 043013 – North Elba Highway Superintendent Larry Straight

Route 73 lane restrictions begin Wednesday. A full closure May 12th & 13th plus Old Military Road and Spring cleaning in Lake Placid.

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Talk of The Town Tuesday 04/30/13

Talk of the Town 04-30-13

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Podcast Tuesday 04/30/13

WNBZ News 7am Podcast – 043013

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American Legion Baseball Returns to Lake Placid

AUDIO – 043013 – Rik Cassidy Baseball Raffle

Coaches raffle local prizes to raise money for a returning competitive summer baseball team in Lake Placid. Coach Rik Cassidy explains.

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Podcast Monday 04/29/13

WNBZ News 7am Podcast – 042913

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ARTA asks DOT to review of UMP

Adirondack Recreational Trail Advocates (ARTA) today filed a formal request with New York’s Departments of Environmental Conservation and Transportation and the Adirondack Park Agency pressing for an immediate review of the 1995 management plan for the corridor, a review scheduled in the plan itself for each of 2001, 2006, and 2012 but never undertaken. The rail-to-trail conversion…

K&J – DAFFEST Derby and Blueberry Pies

K&J – 042913 – DAFFEST

Spring is here and DAFFEST officially welcomes the blooms of the season in Saranac Lake.

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Obituary – Jean Amell

Jean M. Amell, of 698 County Route 55, Bloomingdale, died Thursday, at her home, she was 80.. Calling hours will take place at the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home on Sunday April 28, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM.

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K&J – DAFFEST 2013

K&J – 042613 – DAFFEST – Cherrie Sayles and Bob Bevilacqua

A look at DAFFEST 2013..  We speak with Cherrie Sayles and Bob Bevilacqua about all of the activities..

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Harrietstown Considers Going Tobacco Free

AUDIO – 042613 – Tobacco Free Harrietstown

The Town of Harrietstown is formulating plans for smoke free parks. Step One; a presentation from the Adirondack Tobacco Free Network.

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Podcast Friday 04/26/13

WNBZ News 7am Podcast – 042613

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Podcast Thursday 04/25/13

WNBZ News 7am Podcast – 042513

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K&J – May is Skate Park Month in Saranac Lake

K&J – 042413 – Skateboard Park Update – Peggy Wiltberger

May is Skateboard Park Month in the Village of Saranac Lake – We speak with Peggy Wiltberger about the committee’s efforts and their plans for May.

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Talk of the Town Wednesday 04/24/13

Talk of the Town 042413

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Podcast Wednesday 04/24/13

WNBZ News 7am Podcast – 042413

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Tupper Lake Residents Consider Emergency Services Relocation

Residents of Tupper Lake are presented with a proposed multi-use emergency services building for EMS, Tupper Lake Police and Fire..

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A Brave Kid’s Cape for a Superhero

Adirondack Health has treated patients from many walks of life, and can now add superhero to that list. Aayden Tristam, photo right, wore a special “Brave Kid” cape for a recent surgical procedure at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake.  Not wanting to be left out of the fun, his dad Dillon wore a matching…