Job Fair Committee Seeking Housing for New Employees

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A new committee is asking local businesses to help with a campaign to increase the local workforce, starting with a new job fair. A coalition of local businesses, together with the Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism, formed the Job Fair Committee, which is seeking to increase the pool of local workers by attracting more high-quality workers here. Step one is…

Dodgeball – An opportunity for Students to Discuss Healthy Sexual Attitudes

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It appears Dodge Ball, at least in Plattsburgh, may have a new name…  That would be thanks to Rolla Parker… He came out Last night to help young men at SUNY Plattsburgh feel more comfortable talking about Healthy Sexual Relationships..   Community Organizers, in partnership with SUNY Plattsburgh held a “Chevrolet Ball” tournament where the objective may not have been as…

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The K&J Show on WNBZ

K&J – Looking at a Possible Whitewater Park in Plattsburgh

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Today in the K&J show we’re looking at the possibility of perhaps re-working some features of the Saranac River in the City of Plattsburgh… and before we get started, obviously one advantage of being outside of the Adirondack Park is that you can actually think about changing  a river..  Just to put that in perspective.. The Town of Harrietstown spent…

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At The View in Old Forge – Agencies Continue Rail Corridor Discussion

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The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the Department of Transportation are now hearing from stakeholders in the second round of discussions about New York’s Remsen to Lake Placid Travel Corridor…   Currently Adirondack Scenic Railroad offers train services from Utica to the Big Moose station which is just north of Old Forge and commissions volunteers to run a…

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K&J – ROOST -Tourism Promotion and A Destination Master Plan

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Today in the K&J Show, we’re checking in on The Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism.. On Friday, representatives from 33 towns, villages and hamlets have come together in a process to develop a destination master plan… ROOST President Jim McKenna says this is the first step for the entire region to begin to develop a destination master plan and a workbook…

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More Local and Regional News

Lake Placid Favorite Andrew Weibrecht Prepares for Winter Ski Season

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With winter rapidly approaching and skiers of all ages preparing for yet another season of activities at whiteface, One Olympic Medalist.. Lake Placid’s Andrew Weibrecht is already well into training for the World Cup Season which isn’t as far off as many might think.. Last year, Weibrecht was dealing with a few injuries and a surgery as well but this year…

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Smart Schools Bond Referendum on Ballot Nov 4th

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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today received the final report from the Smart Schools Commission, an advisory board established by the Governor to gather information on strategies for how schools can most effectively invest proceeds from the proposed $2 billion Smart Schools Bond. The Commission’s findings focus on expanding robust broadband and wireless connectivity for schools and communities across New York…

Sound of Heart Monitor Identified as Culprit in SUNY’s Mailbox Scare – Angel College Center Re-opens

The Angel College Center at SUNY Plattsburgh is back to business as usual this afternoon..  Earlier today, however, a sound coming from a nearby mailbox caused some alarm.. At about 9am a student affairs staff member originally reported the strange sound to University Police On Campus…   Ken Knelly, is the Executive Director, Marketing and Communications at SUNY Plattsburgh..  He says…

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GOP likely to retake Senate in midterms, analysts say

Congressional elections are now just four days away and most analysts agree that Republicans have a better than 50-50 shot of retaking control of the Senate. Nancy Cordes spoke with Sen. Mitch McConnell, who insists Republicans want to end congressional gridlock and work with the president. Source: CBS News

Maine judge frees nurse of state-ordered quarantine

A nurse who defied orders to stay at home was freed of her Ebola quarantine by a judge. Kaci Hickox returned from Sierra Leone and was told to quarantine herself for 21 days because she had been caring for patients with Ebola. Vinita Nair reports. Source: CBS News

Preview: Under fire

A Navy SEAL who went public as one of the men who shot Osama bin Laden is now under criminal investigation. Watch Scott Pelley’s report on Sunday, Nov. 2 at 7:30 p.m. ET and 7 p.m. PT. Source: CBS News

K&J Archive

K&J – Saranac Lake Art Club’s Haunted School

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It’s looking like the weather is going to be just about perfect for the Saranac Lake High School Art Club and their popular Haunted School tonight.. Through the week we’ve been featuring students from the Art Club and some of the their current projects.. And today on the K&J show our conversation continues.. We’ll talk…

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K&J – Playing the “Race Card” in the Gubernatorial Debate

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Governor Andrew Cuomo and his Republican Challenger Rob Astorino are heading into debate mode this evening..   The two third-party candidates have also been invited to spar among the candidates.. Green Party candidate Howie Hawkins and Libertarian Michael McDermott… And it’s likely Governor Cuomo will be the target of all three of his challengers as he’s…

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Regional News from the Glens Falls Post Star

Wilson’s presence still felt by resurgent Bills

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Reminded of the “RCW” patch Bills players are wearing on their jerseys, Fred Jackson looked to the heavens and wondered if the team’s late owner might be pulling a fe… Source: Glens Falls Post Star

4 Hall of Fame coaches now battling for ACC title

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim once hired Louisville’s Rick Pitino as an assistant, coached against North Carolina’s Roy Williams in a national championship game and served … Source: Glens Falls Post Star