Monthly Archives: November 2013

Birthday Club Tuesday 11/12/13

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Talk of the Town Tuesday 11/12/13

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K&J – Veterans Day in Saranac Lake

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On Monday Veterans are honored in many different ways throughout the country and here in our region, with parades and flag raising ceremonies. The Harrietstown Town Hall plays host to the VFW. The ceremony includes the Honor Guard, Boy Scouts, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and Navy Seals..  Scouts from Troop 1 in Saranac Lake are…

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A Reception Friday for Trudeau’s “Little Red “

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On November 15, 2013, Historic Saranac Lake and the Trudeau Institute will hold a reception kicking off a subscription campaign to support publication of a new biography of  Dr. E.L. Trudeau, to be released in 2015 on the centennial of his death. The new book, “A Rare Romance in Medicine: the Life and Legacy of Edward Livingston…

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School Survey Asks for Community Input

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The Saranac Lake Central School Board is reaching out to the community to assist in their efforts to refine the vision for 2014 and beyond..  Saranac Lake Central School Superintendent Diane Fox told the board at a recent meeting that she hopes to create a set of questionnaires that will give them a better feel…

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Podcast 7am Tuesday 11/12/13

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Podcast 6am Tuesday 11/12/13

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Giroux Joins CVPH

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Kathryn Giroux, MD, general surgeon, has joined the CVPH Medical Staff.  Dr. Giroux is a graduate of Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia. She completed her general surgery residency at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. Her office, Associates in General Surgery, is located at 214 Cornelia St., Suite 102, phone, 561-6410.  Dr.…

Owens “Trade Relationship is Critical”

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U.S. Congressman Bill Owens addressed the 19th Annual Canadian American Business Council’s (CABC) Ottawa Summit as part of the conference’s Canada/U.S. Lawmaker Roundtable. The two-day conference focused on the future of Canada-U.S. trade relations. The roundtable included two other panelists, MP Rob Merrifield and MP Don Davies. Owens and his Canadian counterparts discussed cross-border issues and…

Mercy Care Welcomes New Friendship Volunteers

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Mercy Care for the Adirondacks has commissioned new Friendship Volunteers; Fred Oberst, Suzanne Peck, Jill Zagrobelny, and David Warner.   The training and commissioning ceremony were held at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church Parish Hall in Saranac Lake.    “They join with more than 90 Friendship Volunteers who have assisted elders in the Tri-Lakes with more than…

The “Key” to Successful Community Service

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Members of the Saranac Lake High School Key Club, in addition to the work they do at the high school are also out in the community volunteering and one of the service opportunities they’ve highlighted is the Veteran’s Dinner, which is where we caught up with 5 of the Key Club members and asked them to talk…

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Talk of the Town – Veteran’s Day 11/11/13

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Birthday Club Veteran’s Day 11/11/13

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Podcast 7am – Veterans Day 11/11/13

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Veteran’s Day 2013 – Honoring Veterans and Their Families

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In late June 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was assassinated by a Serbian nationalist in Sarajevo, Bosnia. An escalation of threats and mobilization orders followed the incident, leading by mid-August to the outbreak of World War I, which pitted Germany, Austria-Hungary and the Ottoman Empire (the so-called Central Powers) against Great Britain, France, Russia,…

A Special Veterans Day Edition of the K&J Show

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WWII Veterans Al Biedeck and Jay Schwartz speak with us about their time in Saranac Lake at a special Veteran’s Appreciation Dinner sponsored by the Elks Club in Saranac Lake.   Jay was a Medic in World War Two – He’s recently lost his vision but finds companionship with Al and others at Saranac Village…

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Veteran’s Day 2013 – Saluting Our Veterans

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World War I – known at the time as “The Great War” – officially ended when the Treaty of Versailles was signed on June 28, 1919, in the Palace of Versailles outside the town of Versailles, France. However, fighting ceased seven months earlier when an armistice, or temporary cessation of hostilities, between the Allied nations…

Committee Eyes New Fencing at Lake Placid High School

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Connie Devlin Cross Graduated from Lake PlacidHigh School in 1950, she’s also on the Schools Alumni Board..  She told the Lake Placid Central School Board that the fencing around the school looks more like prison fencing and the beautification committee decided to take up the cause to help replace the fence with something that would…

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Harrietstown Approves 2014 Budget

The Town of Harrietstown has approved their proposed budget for 2014, The Change from 2013 represents a 1.7% increase in the budget heading into the 2014 fiscal year. The Tax rate, while affected by certain localized water districts is up about a penny for the majority of residents in the town, but the general fund…

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The Squeaky Wheel Gets the Grease.. At Least in Harrietstown

It appears the Department of Environmental Conservation and the Federal Emergency Management Agency have gotten the message about the importance of speeding up the permitting for repair of the retaining wall behind the Harrietstown Town Hall in Saranac Lake.. Councilman Ron Keough says he thinks there has been more reaction by FEMA and the DEC…

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