Monthly Archives: June 2014

K&J – Waterfront Bulding Project Stalls again at the City Docks

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Students from Plattsburgh High School in Mrs Fren’s Government class who attended the City Council Meeting on Thursday evening may have had a unique look at how a relatively new and  inexperienced  municipal council struggles through oversight of simple day to day operational decisions.. Taylor Weitzel is one of those students.. she’s graduating this year…

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Plattsburgh’s Business Expo

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Businesses were gathered together on Thursday for the Business Expo sponsored by the North Country Chamber of Commerce..  Gary Douglas is President of the North Country Chamber of Commerce.. We asked him for his thoughts on the days activities.. Bruce Lawson is taking over the reigns of Community Development Director in the City of Plattsburgh.. He says…

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SLCS Business Manager Dan Bower Heading to Tupper Lake

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The Saranac Lake Central School District’s Assistant Superintendent and Business Manager Dan Bower is heading to a similar position in Tupper Lake…  Bower Announced his resignation from Saranac Lake to the School Board on Wednesday evening in Bloomingdale and we caught up with him Thursday in his office in Saranac Lake.. AUDIO – 060614 –…

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The First Anniversary of “First Weekends” in Downtown Plattsburgh

This weekend marks the first anniversary of the first “First Weekend”  and activities are planned to celebrate the event and invite residents into downtown.. First Weekends in Plattsburgh will be closing City Hall Place, and lower court Saturday at 11:00 AM.  And due to the closure all parking places including the city parking lot on Lower…

FAA Funding Comes Through for Plattsburgh and Lake Placid Airports

Congressman Owens announces two Federal Aviation Administration grants totaling $1,159,700 awarded for rehabilitation and upgrades to airports in Plattsburgh and Lake Placid. In an Email to WNBZ, Congressman Owens says “These airports make travel easier and more convenient for local business leaders, residents and visitors,” “Investing in these facilities will help ensure their long-term viability…

Podcast 6am Friday 6/6/14

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Birthday Club Thursday 6/5/14

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Podcast 7am Thursday 6/5/14

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Which Dessert Would You Choose?

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Would you Choose Ice Cream, Brownies or Chocolate Chip Cookies for Dessert. If you can’t make up your mind, three students presented their arguments to the Saranac Lake Central School Board.. The three first graders  presented their reasons to the Saranac Lake School Board on Wednesday evening at a special location; Every once and a while…

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25% of 3rd – 8th Graders Opting Out of State Testing

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It seems like testing never ends for students in all grade levels, whether mandated by the state or otherwise and Saranac Lake Superintendent Diane Fox says the number of students who opted out of the English Language Arts test in grades 3 through 8 was 90 out of 600.. Interestingly she says, ELA comes first and…

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Three Lake Placid Trolleys Looking for New Life in Private Sector

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The Village of Lake Placid continues a regular rotation of their trolley’s for public transportation..  This year, they’ve asked the county to declare three of their trolleys as surplus.. Lake Placid Mayor Craig Randall says there’s a process they go through with Essex County to replenish their inventory of Trolley’s for the village..  Last year, Lake…

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K&J – Mountain Biking Trails in the North Country

On July 1st, 2013, Dewey Mountain officially opened it’s mountain biking trails with a different kind of Ribbon Cutting.. Adrian Heyden and his friend Jasper rode through the ribbon at the end of the Mountain Biking Trails at Dewey Mountain.. And the next phase of the trail project for The Village of Saranac Lake is to…

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A Musical Interlude from The 70s Girls

During the interviews with LP Quinn Students, Jim LaValley had the opportunity to hear from a group of girls dressed in black wigs from the 70s and bright red outfits and during their discussion, they did a routine which they had presented during a talent show…  We bring you a rendition of that with the…

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Podcast 7am Wed 6/4/14

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Birthday Club Wed 6/4/14

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Adirondack Council Praises New EPA Pollution Controls

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The Adirondack Council is offering praise for the EPA’s new rules requiring cuts in carbon pollution from electric power plants Announced by President Obama recently.. The Goal is to curb the nation’s emissions that lead to global climate change. Wllie Janeway is The Adirondack Council’s Executive Director he says “They are very pleased to see…

Harrietstown Board Appoints Mike Kilroy as Supervisor

Mike Kilroy is the new Supervisor in the Town of Harrietstown..  The Appointment comes following the resignation of Bob Bevilacqua and a divergence of opinion as to whether the Town Board could be run with 4 members. In that scenario, Councilman Ron Keough said he would act as the Deputy Supervisor through the November Election..…

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LP Quinn Community Donates $6,684.45 to High Peaks Hospice

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The LP Quinn Elementary School, teachers, students and staff along with members of the entire community in Tupper Lake have donated $6,684.45..  During the afternoon Elementary students met with Jim LaValley to present their ideas raising money for High Peaks Hospice…  The work began earlier this year in Tupper Lake at the Elementary School and…

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High Peaks Hospice Update

As of  8pm, the conclusion of High Peaks Hospice Radio Day June 3rd, 2014, members of the community have helped to raise just over $50,000 for High Peaks Hospice…  A heartfelt Thank You to all who helped with their pledges.. As of 6pm Lake Placid $5,335 / Tupper Lake $14,589 / Saranac Lake $17,872 As…