Daily Archives: May 22, 2013

Petrova Science Fair Growing in Numbers

AUDIO – 052213 – Petrova Science Fair is Tonight

An annual event at Petrova continues to grow in numbers – The Science Fair is this evening from 6:30 until 8pm in the Petrova Cafeteria.

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Gillibrand Speaks out on Senate Farm Bill

AUDIO – 052213 – Gillibrand Speaks out on Senate Farm Bill

New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is Leading One-Third of the Senate in Calling to Protect Critical Food Assistance for Community’s Most Vulnerable. Gillibrand says the Senate’s version of the Farm Bill will drop $4.1 Billion dollars in Food Stamps for Veterans, and Seniors.

The Senator in an email to WNBZ says she’s deeply disappointed with the bill’s drastic cuts… “Just as important as the health of our agriculture industry, she says is the health and nutrition of our children and families.”

She continues by saying Families who are living in poverty – hungry children, seniors, troops and veterans who are just trying to figure out how to keep the lights on and put food on the table were not the ones who spent this nation into debt and the Senate should not be trying to balance the budget on their backs. They deserve better from this Congress than they’re getting she says.

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Filler to Replace Arlan on Saranac Lake School Board

AUDIO – 052213 – School Board Elections – Lake Placid Tupper Lake Saranac Lake Saranac Lake’s High School was bustling with activity through the evening with Freshmen orientation, an APPR Training and several other activities unrelated to the voting.. Linda Piro is one of the Election inspectors in Saranac Lake, She says the turnout seemed…

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Podcast Wednesday 5/22/13

WNBZ News 7am Podcast 052213

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Talk of the Town Wednesday 5/22/13

Talk of the Town 052213

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K&J – Investigating UPK – Outsourcing Pre-School Education

K&J – 052113 – Saranac Lake Outsources Universal Pre K to 4 Local Agencies

Saranac Lake’s school board is outsourcing pre-school education which leads us to ask how much will parents be able to save with children already at  local agencies who offer the Universal Pre-K programs. The program is free for participants of the two and a half hours and yet calculating the savings appears more complicated than one might expect.

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DPW has Board Approval to Remove Rails

AUDIO – 052213 – Tupper Lake Multi Use Trail Connector

There’s a new multi-use connector trail plan for Tupper Lake and the DPW has been given the go ahead to focus on their piece of the project which includes work to remove rails and ties along the railroad corridor.

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Tupper Municipal Park Playground Bids are Under Budget

AUDIO – 052213 – Municipal Park Playground in Tupper Lake

The new playground will be to the left of Flanders park where the fireplaces used to be. There used to be a swimming pool there and two turnarounds and swings. It’s all cleared now and the project is set to begin at the contractors earliest convenience.

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