Town of Plattsburgh / NYSEG Agree on Natural Gas Franchise

The Town of Plattsburgh and New York State Electric and Gas Announced new agreements yesterday that will allow Natural Gas to become one of the primary sources of heating fuel over the next five years..  Councilor Marty Mannix has been very involved with NYSEG and the Public Service Commission to help facilitate the agreements.. AUDIO – 102314 – Town of…

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Final Tally Still To Come from Essex County’s Auction

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In Essex County, about 120 bidders were on hand looking for deals on property being auctioned on behalf of the county by Harroff Auctions..  The high bids on Wednesday ran from just $100 up to $50,000 for a perspective on those values, we caught up with the chief auctioneer.. About 73 properties sold in the bidding, there were a few which…

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Similar Questions for Candidates in Debate Number 4

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Debate number four last night between the candidates vying for the seat in the the 21st congressional district being vacated by Congressman Bill Owens..  Three of the debates have been televised, and the latest last night had a similar format, the candidates were even sitting in the same positions, asked essentially the same questions by the panel of reporters and…

Town of Plattsburgh Re-affirms Support for JCEO

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The Town of Plattsburgh on Monday voted to continue their support of the Joint Council For Economic Opportunity.. The JCEO of Clinton County and Franklin County will receive $18,000 from the Town in 2015 and councilman Marty Mannix says that money is typically used to support some of JCEO’s outreach programs.. JCEO provides not only community outreach, but also Day…

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The K&J Show on WNBZ

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 well ahead in the polls..…

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More Local and Regional News

Plattsburgh’s Code Enforcement Office – A Barometer for Growth

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The Town of Plattsburgh is setting itself up to handle a few additional derelict properties in 2015.. Stephen Imhoff is the Town’s Code Enforcement Officer.. He says the Town has a full set of local laws which allow them to deal with zombie properties…  “So eventually, the County reimburses the Town for the contracting work, but it usually takes a…

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City Council Goes to Work on Plattsburgh’s Budget

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Plattsburgh Mayor Jim Calnon may have set a new record for the fastest budget hearing in history on Thursday evening..  Following the budget hearing.. The City’s New Budget Officer, Councilwoman Rachelle Armstrong, and the rest of the newly elected City Council take on the task of reviewing Mayor Calnon’s Proposed budget. Armstrong says she sees her job as the Budget…

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Art Club Haunts the School This Friday

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Last week we began to preview a Very Popular event at the Saranac Lake High School.. The Saranac Lake High School Art Club is again holding their Annual “Haunted School,” and this week in addition to an upcoming K&J show, we’re also going to be featuring students from the art club and some of the work that goes into their…

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K&J – ORDA Prepares for Winter

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 It’s been said that Bluegrass is a music genre that is more interacted with than listened to, and Lake Placid is ready to join in on the fun. The first-ever Lake Placid Bluegrass Jam is Saturday, Oct. 25, in the 1932 Rink at the Olympic Center, and discounted pre-sale tickets are available now. Today in…

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K&J – Lake Placid’s Brewfest

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When craft brewers arrive at the 1932 Rink in Lake Placid Columbus Day Weekend, the rink transforms for a Saturday afternoon into a different kind of arena. For a few hours, it’s a discussion among brewers, visitors and residents about all of the different types of IPAs, Amber Ales, Pilsners and their different weights, flavors…

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Regional News from the Glens Falls Post Star

NY state to review schools’ immigration compliance

ROOSEVELT, N.Y. (AP) — New York state officials say they’ll conduct a compliance review of downstate school districts’ enrollment policies and procedures for unaccompanied minors and other und… Source: Glens Falls Post Star

Police work to rule out Frein link in car theft

BOVINA, N.Y. (AP) — A car stolen in Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains has turned up about 100 miles north in New York, and authorities are working to rule out any connection to a man being sough… Source: Glens Falls Post Star

NYC woman pleads not guilty to animal cruelty

NEW YORK (AP) — A Staten Island woman has pleaded not guilty to animal cruelty charges after a puppy suffered brain trauma, a fractured skull and a broken leg. Source: Glens Falls Post Star