Monthly Archives: June 2013

Podcast 6am Tuesday 6/25/13

WNBZ News 6am Podcast – 062513

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Talk of the Town Monday 6/24/13

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Saranac Lake High School Graduation

AUDIO – 062413 – Saranac Lake High School Graduation

A Tradition at The Saranac Lake Civic Center and history repeats itself as Saranac Lake High School Students receive their diplomas but this year in particular, a transition among administrators and the Superintendent..

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Cuomo Touts Legislative Success in NY

Saturday marks the end of the 2013 Legislative Session in New York State and Governor Cuomo says the work continues to transform New York and show that government can confront – and solve – the state’s toughest problems. In his first year as Governor, the state closed a $10 billion budget deficit, established a property…

NY State Comptroller unveils new Fiscal Stress Monitor

Two dozen communities in New York have been designated as fiscally stressed under State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli’s new Fiscal Stress Monitoring System. The list includes eight counties, three cities and 13 towns. “The challenges facing local governments have reached a critical point and these fiscal stress scores should serve as a wakeup call,”said DiNapoli. “Taxpayers, local…

Local Groups Reach Out to Michelle Obama during Great Outdoors Week

AUDIO – 062413 – Plea to First Lady on Parks

Outdoor Groups are asking Michelle Obama to Broaden her “Let’s Move” initiative to fight against childhood obesity and to strengthen her focus on bike paths, soccer fields, and other places for physical activity.

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Podcast 7am Monday 6/24/13

WNBZ News 7am Podcast – 062413

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Podcast 6am Monday 6/24/13

WNBZ News 6am Podcast – 062413

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K&J – Tupper Lake High School Graduation

K&J – 062413 – Tupper Lake High School Graduation

59 Tupper Lake Middle/High School seniors graduate in a classic ceremony on Saturday. We speak with many students and administrators about their experience.

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Adirondack Council Reviews NY Environmental Legislation

The 2013 Legislative Session ends in Albany over the weekend and the Adirondack Council says they were pleased that it included partial restoration of the Environmental Protection Fund At the close of the session, the Legislature approved the Governor’s Adirondack Park Agency appointments;  two proposed Constitutional Amendments that would add to the Adirondack Park’s public…

Talk of the Town Friday 6/21/13

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Catania Highlights Graduation Events

AUDIO – 062113 – Lake Placid High School and the topic of Education

According to Lake Placid’s Interim School Superintendent Roger Catania, “It’s important to take a step back and look at all of the weeks events leading up to graduation”

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Saranac Seniors Top the Graduation Stats

AUDIO – 062013 – Saranac Lake High School Graduates at top of graduation scores

Saranac Lake Seniors are among the highest percentage of those looking to move into college. High School Principal Bruce VanWeelden says 40.5% of students scored above a 75 on the ELA regents and 80 on the math regents (The Aspirational Performance Measure) Other Schools included Long Lake at 37.5%, Tupper Lake at 32.4%, Malone with 30.9%, Brushton Moira students scored a 30.6% ratio, Chateaugay 26.7%, Lake Placid 24.3%, St Regis Falls 14.7% and Salmon River at 13.8%.

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Podcast 7am Friday 6/21/13

WNBZ News 7am Podcast – 062113

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Podcast 6am Friday 6/21/13

WNBZ News 6am Podcast – 062113

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Brian Latella Appointed as Lake Placid Elementary School Principal

AUDIO – 062013 – Lake Placid Elementary Principal Announced – Brian Latella

Brian Latella will start July 1st as Principal of the Lake Placid Elementary School. Lindsey Keyser is also appointed by the school board as a Special Education teacher beginning September 1st. Superintendent Roger Catania says he knows the selection committee was pleased to make the recommendations.

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Podcast 7am Thursday 6/20/13

WNBZ News 7am Podcast – 062013

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New Mercy Care Friendship Volunteers

On May 21, 2013 Mercy Care for the Adirondacks commissioned new Friendship Volunteers Karen Fleming, Gladys Hatch, Arlene Horton, Raymond McIntyre, Albert Pozzi, Margaret Ratigan, Cynthia Rowe, and Arthur Volmrich.  The training and commissioning ceremony were held at St. Margaret’s Convent Library and Chapel in Lake Placid. Mercy Care has recruited and trained more than…