Daily Archives: May 23, 2013

No Border Fees Amendment Gets Unanimous Approval in Committee

The House Appropriations Committee today unanimously passed an amendment introduced by Congressman Bill Owens that would halt the proposed study of a “border fee.” Owens introduced the amendment as part of the mark-up for the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Bill.

Podcast Thursday 5/23/13

WNBZ News 7am Podcast – 052313

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K&J – Comprehensive Planning in Saranac Lake

K&J – 052313 – Paul VanCott and Jeremy Evans on Saranac Lake Comprehensive Plan

A public hearing is scheduled for 5:30pm Tuesday, May 28th in the Saranac Lake village offices. Community Development Director Jeremy Evans will present the final draft of the proposed comprehensive plan to the community, and then to the village board for their approval.

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Talk of the Town Thursday 5/23/13

Talk of the Town 052313

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Creativity Abounds at Science Fair

K&J – 052313 – Petrova Science Fair

Science takes center stage at Petrova Elementary School on Wednesday.. Every year kids are given the opportunity to come up with science projects and this year, they presented those projects to their classmates and then to the larger group at the Annual Science Fair..

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Cuomo Announces “Tax Free NY”

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today unveiled “Tax-Free NY,” a game-changing initiative that will transform SUNY campuses and university communities across the state into tax-free communities that attract start-ups, venture capital, new business, and investments from across the world.

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History Matters – Quilting in the Adirondacks

Historic Saranac Lake announced that the last of its four “History Matters” discussions in May will feature the topic of quilting in the Adirondacks. The talk is hosted in conjunction with the Lake Placid North Elba Historical Society. Hallie E. Bond, former curator at the Adirondack Museum, will present her lecture titled “Common Threads: Adirondack Quilts Tell Their Stories,”…