Monthly Archives: October 2013

Planned Rolling Power Outages in Lake Placid Today

There will be rolling electrical outages Thursday, Oct. 31 that will affect those locations that lost power on Tuesday, Oct. 29th. The blackouts are required as a result of the telephone pole which was struck on Tuesday. There are three circuits involved, and starting at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, one circuit at a time will be out…

Park Street Trick or Treat – Tupper Lake

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Attention all witches, ghosts and goblins. Once again, the delightful and fun Park Street Trick or Treat celebration will be offered to area children on October 31st. From 2pm – 5pm, children can “trick-or-treat” at various businesses along Park Street. Posters will be hung at participating businesses. The following section of Park Street will be…

Haloween in Downtown Saranac Lake

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The Saranac Lake Police Department closed Main Street and Broadway in Saranac Lake for kids to Trick or Treat at Downtown Saranac Lake businesses on Halloween. The road was closed essentially from the Town Hall to the Post Office. Thru traffic was directed around that location and drivers encouraged to proceed with caution as children…

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SOLD – Camp Gabriels

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The state has finally found a buyer for Camp Gabriels. The state sold the shuttered former minimum-security prison Tuesday to Mohammad Ibrahim of Elmont for $210,777, according to Heather Groll, a spokeswoman for the state Office of General Services. It’s unclear what Ibrahim plans to do with the property. The Enterprise could not immediately reach…

K&J – Bullying Prevention – Don’t Be a Bystander!

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Join us for a conversation with Lake Placid High School Principal Dana Wood, Lake Placid Middle School Principal Theresa Lindsay…..

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Podcast 7am Tuesday 10/29/13

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Birthday Club Tuesday 10/29/13

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Talk of the Town Tuesday 10/29/13

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Congressman Owens weighs in on Health Care Websites

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Another hearing set for today on what went wrong with the roll-out of the healthcare.gov website. New York Congressman Bill Owens says when it comes to the websites handling of Obamacare, there are some that are doing better than others..  Congressman Owens told us he’s been to the New York site, the DC site, and others…

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Work Set to Begin on Lake Flower Avenue Nov 4th

Saranac Lake Village Manager John Sweeney says the village is coordinating with the Department of Transportation and the storm drain work on Lake Flower Avenue is set to begin on Monday, November 4th. If all goes well he says, they’ll be able to focus on both ends of the road, working on one location at…

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Six New “6er” Wines at Saranac Lake Discount Liquors

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There’s a new bottle of Wine at Saranac Lake Discount Liquor, that in itself is nothing new for Sue Ward, but this particular bottle has a new label and a new name, which is already drawing the attention of many in the region because of it’s association with the SaranacLake 6er program… Saranac Lake Mayor…

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Foster Named New Mt Pisgah GM

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Garret Foster has been named General Manager of Mt Pisgah in SaranacLake for the winter ski season..  Saranac Lake Village Clerk Kareen Tyler says Foster has been the chief groomer for years and has always had a hand in the management of the ski hill.. Mt Pisgah Ski Passes are available for sale at the Village…

K&J – 500 Acres of Bison.. In Vermontville

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If you’re looking for a home where the Buffalo Roam, You may want to head to Vermontville because there are a growing number of Buffalo Roaming wild on the Norman Ridge Road at the Edgley Farm… Which is where we found ourselves on Monday during a visit by Congressman Bill Owens with owners Ron and…

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Saranac Lake Switches to Emergency 911 Dispatch

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On Thursday this week, Emergency Services within the Saranac Lake Fire and Rescue District will be finalizing a change in their operational structure which will re-direct all emergency calls to Franklin County 911…  We spoke with  Saranac Lake Police Chief Bruce Nason about the changeover. he says currently when someone dials 911 for a law…

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Birthday Club Monday 10/28/13

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Talk of the Town Monday 10/28/13

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Podcast 7am Monday 10/28/13

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Podcast 6am Monday 10/28/13

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Elderly Woman Dies in DeChantal Fire

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An elderly woman died in a fire in her apartment at the DeChantal Apartments high-rise Sunday morning. Saranac Lake Fire Chief Brendan Keough said firefighters responded to an alarm activation at 8 a.m. at the 10-story Church Street building, which provides independent living for seniors. “Firefighters got on the affected floor and reported that they had smoke…

Hurricane Sandy Remembered

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Long Island was struggling with a shortage of affordable housing before Hurricane Sandy damaged tens of thousands of structures one year ago. People displaced by the storm are still being helped, many living in hotels, motels or with friends or family.  Jodi Lieberman, program director for disaster case management at Family Service League, said the…