Monthly Archives: June 2014

Plattsburgh High School Graduates

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If you want to become the Valedictorian or the Salutatorian of your high school, there’s one thing that could increase your odds a bit…. If your name is Samantha Martin..  Now our study isn’t terribly scientific except what are the odds that two seniors named Sam Martin would rank at the top of their class..…

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Podcast 7am Monday 6/30/14

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Birthday Club 6/30/14

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Saranac Lake High School Graduation

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Friday evening marks the Saranac Lake High School Graduation, among others, including Lake Placid and Tupper Lake.. We invite you to Join us for the K&J show on Monday as we speak with family members, students, and administrators. We’ll also listen in on the ceremony. K&J – 063014 – Saranac Lake High School Graduation  

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Plattsburgh is Hedging their Bets – on Sidewalks

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It appears as though Plattsburgh City Councilor Paul O’Connell is stuck between a rock and a hard place.. In this case, it’s more like the Hedge covering the sidewalks in his ward.. Three weeks ago, about 85 letters were sent to homeowners reminding them about a law that requires them to trim their hedges back…

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Birthday Club Friday 6/27/14

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Podcast 7am Friday 06/27/14

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Gillibrand Bill Connects Youth with Jobs

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Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand says key provisions from her legislation to help increase employment among at-risk youth have passed the Senate as part of the bipartisan, bicameral deal, the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), which reauthorizes federal job training programs under the Workforce Investment Act (WIA). Senator Gillibrand’s Urban Jobs Act would…

K&J – Invasive Species Week Follows July 4th Holiday

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Activities Set for NY’s First Statewide Invasive Species Awareness Week, July 6–12 KEENE VALLEY, NY This year marks the first Invasive Species Awareness Week in New York State and the Adirondack region is poised and ready with a lineup of great activities and events to mark the occasion. Some of the greatest harm to our…

Laura Chapot Wins Thursday Feature at 45th Annual Lake Placid Horse Show

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Lake Placid, New York–June 26, 2014–Laura Chapot of Neshanic Station, NJ, swept the top two places in the Adirondack Flying Service 1.40meter Speed Class, Thursday’s featured event at the 45th annual Lake Placid Horse Show, Presented by Sea Shore Stables. Adam Prudent of Middleburg, VA, took an early lead in the class when he completed…

SUNY – Mayor’s Cup Reunion 2014

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PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (June 26, 2014) — The SUNY Plattsburgh Alumni Association will bestow awards of merit to a retired dean of nursing and a director in the U.S. Department of Justice. The Awards will be handed down at Reunion 2014 during Mayor’s Cup weekend. The event celebrates graduates from classes ending in 4 and 9…

Birthday Club Thursday 6/26/14

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Podcast 7am Thursday 6/26/14

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Sanders Keeping an Eye on Fuel Speculators

WASHINGTON, June 26 – Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today introduced legislation to make federal regulators invoke emergency powers to stop speculators from taking advantage of turmoil in Iraq to drive up oil prices and make motorists pay more for gasoline. “I am getting tired of big oil companies and Wall Street speculators using Iraq as…

Owens applauds Ikea decision to raise employee wages

Company will use regional cost of living to determine new wage floor at each U.S. store WASHINGTON—Congressman Bill Owens responded today to an announcement that Ikea will raise the average hourly minimum wage of its workers to $10.76 an hour at its 38 U.S. stores. The new average minimum wage represents a 17 percent increase…

Rain Rain Went Away

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Just in case you think the rain has ended for the summer, and may never come back, just remember what was like just a few days ago and even though the sunshine is out today and the weekend is looking just about perfect it’s always a good idea to pack that umbrella into the car…