Monthly Archives: September 2013

People’s United Bank: Finding Investment Advisors

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Choosing the right investment advisor can be difficult. People’s United Bank Chief Investment Officer and Senior Vice President John Conlon explains how to make this decision a little easier. ……….. Source: People’s United Bank: Finding Investment Advisors

Saranac Lake Volunteer Fire Department Ladder Truck Pump Test

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No putting out fires Thursday Morning. Instead, the Saranac Lake Fire Department attracted some attention with their annual Ladder Truck Pump Tests. The flumes of water created by the two pumps were aimed back into Lake Flower and with the help of the sun, created quite the array of rainbows and from many different points…

Podcast 7am Thursday 9/26/13

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It was announced Tuesday evening that the Big Tupper Ski Area has been forced to close. ARISE Chairman Jim LaValley was joined by members of the Board, as well as managers and volunteers of the Big Tupper Ski Area, at P-2′s Pub in Tupper Lake. LaValley said that the community of Tupper Lake and Big…

Big Tupper is Back Again!

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The Board of Directors for ARISE announced Friday that they plan on re-opening Big Tupper Ski Area for the 2013-2014 ski season. ARISE and Big Tupper Management recently met to discuss the overall operation, and to review the financial challenges they are faced with. ARISE Chairman Jim LaValley said that this years operation will be…

OkTUPPERfest – Support Big Tupper on Saturday, September 28, 2013

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OkTUPPERfest 2013 Presented by The Tupper Lake Chamber of Commerce When: September 28, 2913 Where: Big Tupper Ski Area, Tupper Lake, NY 12986 Parking/Admission: $5 per person or $20.00 per vehicle Time: 11am-6pm This year’s OkTUPPERfest is sure to have something for everyone. Between the hours of 11am-6pm you will find live music, food and…

NYC may bar social media demands by employers

NEW YORK — Job-seekers in New York City could keep their private lives on social media off-limits to prospective employers under a proposal local lawmakers are discussing. A City Council committee held a hearing on it Wednesday. The plan would bar employers from demanding prospective hires or current employees allow access to their non-public postings…

NY police: Businessman fires in office, flees

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GARDEN CITY, N.Y. — A disgruntled vendor walked into a suburban light fixture company where he had done business and opened fire Wednesday, killing one employee, wounding another person and leading to the lockdown of a nearby mall, police said. The gunman fled in a white SUV toward the Roosevelt Field mall in Garden City…

Major milestone for Crown Point Country Club

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The Crown Point Country Club in Springfield is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year. But the history behind the golf course goes back long before that, hundreds of years, in fact. ……….. Source: Major milestone for Crown Point Country Club

State says no waiting in future

Albany The Cuomo administration has a message for the next mayor of New York City: Next time there’s a flood, hurricane or some other catastrophe, state officials won’t wait for the city’s go-ahead to evacuate hospitals and nursing homes. “Next time we’ll just get it done,” said Jerome Hauer, commissioner of the state Division of…

Budget increase to hold at 2%

Albany Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s fiscal chief is pushing to hold next year’s state budget to a 2 percent increase, and is directing agency heads to once again submit “zero growth” spending requests. The only extra investments will be in Medicaid and K-12 education, according to a letter sent Tuesday to commissioners from Budget Director Robert…