K&J – Revisiting the Battle of Plattsburgh Gala Parade

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It was a weekend in Plattsburgh filled with activities, re-enactments, and the bi-centennial commemoration of the Battle of Plattsburgh… One of the best ways to get a feel for the pulse of a community is to attend the parade.. In Plattsburgh on Saturday, it was a little windy and a little wet but that didn’t stop anyone from coming out…

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Chefs and Farmers Fill Harrietstown Town Hall Sunday

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Chefs and Farmers bring a taste of the Adirondacks to the Harrietstown Town Hall on Sunday…  Saranac Lake’s Mayor Clyde Rabideau on hand for the experience.. “I like the idea that these chefs are using local products.” Mayor Rabideau said. “It just makes so much sense and it’s so good and I’m really enjoying the food this evening.” The event…

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Elise Stefanik Visits Saranac Lake

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Elise Stefanik is the Republican candidate running for the seat being vacated by Congressman Bill Owens at the end of the year. She watched the Battle of Plattsburgh Commemoration and re-enactment on Lake Champlain on Sunday and then found herself at the Chefs and Farmers – Taste of the Adirondacks event which was held at the Harrietstown Town Hall on…

American Legion Welcome & Fireworks

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The American Legion Post 1619, in conjunction with the Battle of Plattsburgh on Thursday Night sponsored a very special welcome and Bi Centennial memorial ceremony at Clinton Community College, followed by a concert from the Adirondack Jazz Orchestra, made up of local professional musicians and music teachers.. if you have students in music programs around the north country, you most…

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K&J – Clinton Community College Marks the Battle of Plattsburgh Bi-Centennial

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Today is September 11th.. and while we take time to remember those who died in the 9-11 terror attacks 13 years ago, we’re also looking back at September 11th, 1814.. Which marks the 200th Anniversary of The Battle of Plattsburgh… The Battle which ended the final invasion of the northern states during the War of 1812. A British army.. Under…

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K&J – Canada’s View of the Battle of Plattsburgh

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Today on the K&J Show we’re going to take a look at the Battle of Plattsburgh from the Canadian Point of View. On our program today, we’ve found the skipper of the ship which will become the Confiance in the re-enactment of the Battle of Plattsburgh on Sunday. His name is Paul Wilcott. The re-enactment begins at 12:30 and can…

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Riverside Ceremony Highlights National Friendships

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A memorial at the Riverside Cemetery in Plattsburgh highlights the importance of a friendship among neighbors who fought long ago..  and remembers those who died and are buried in the cemetery from all sides of the war of 1812..  This memorial at Riverside Cemetery is just one of many events of course and there’s no question it’s a huge weekend…

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Remembering the Unknown at the Old Post Cemetery

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A Memorial at the Old Post Cemetery on Wednesday evening honors the Unknowns.. The event is sponsored by the Lake Champlain Chapter of the American Military Retirees Association.. Kathy Bombgard is President of the Lake Champlain Chapter of the American Military Retirees.. She’s joined at the ceremony by the Group’s Vice President Steven Wood and Seargant at Arms Dave Kinter…

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Prince Harry hits 30

The former “party prince” marks his 30th birthday on Monday, and inherits a $16 million gift from his mother’s estate Source: CBS News

“Something just took over me”

Judge hears confession tape of man accused of killing 6-year-old Etan Patz in 1979; will rule on whether it can be used as evidence in murder trial Source: CBS News

“Something just took over me”

Judge hears confession tape of man accused of killing 6-year-old Etan Patz in 1979; will rule on whether it can be used as evidence in murder trial Source: CBS News

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K&J – Touring the War of 1812 Museum in Plattsburgh

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We’re taking a tour of the War of 1812 Museum in Plattsbugh…  With special thanks to Dave Deno, the Museum’s new Manager, and the President of the Battle of Plattsburgh Association, Keith Herkalo..  While the K&J show usually isn’t limited in time, our tour of the museum and the ensuing conversation took us well over an…

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K&J – Future Business Leaders at Peru Central Meet Congressman Bill Owens

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Congressman Bill Owens was in Peru on Thursday afternoon. He met with about 20 students, all of whom were part of the Future Business Leaders of America at the Peru Central Junior / Senior High School. They spent about a half hour talking about the relationship between the United States and Canada, and talked to…

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Regional News from the Glens Falls Post Star

Mets ace Harvey throws off mound at Citi Field

NEW YORK (AP) — Mets ace Matt Harvey threw off the main mound at Citi Field on Monday, the final step this season in his rehab program from Tommy John surgery last October. Source: Glens Falls Post Star

Packers defense back on track after rough start

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Coach Mike McCarthy and defensive coordinator Dom Capers believe the Green Bay Packers defense is headed in the right direction, and not just because there was no other … Source: Glens Falls Post Star