DEC Public Meeting Set to Discuss Wild Forest UMP

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Public Meeting Scheduled for Wednesday November 12 at Whiteface Mountain Ski Center The Wilmington Wild Forest Unit Management Plan (UMP) is under review for a possible amendment to identify improvement and expansion of trails within the unit, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Regional Director Robert Stegemann announced today. “We are responding to requests from local government and…

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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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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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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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…

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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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Regional News from the Glens Falls Post Star

Aged dam in NYC’s watershed gets $138M repair

New York City finished a $138 million reconstruction of an 87-year-old dam in its upstate watershed begun amid fears that a massive storm could cause a breach and wash away rural communities d… Source: Glens Falls Post Star

Life goes on for nurse in standoff over Ebola

FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — In between going on a bike ride and taking delivery of a pizza, nurse Kaci Hickox and her boyfriend did chores and watched a movie while state officials struggled to re… Source: Glens Falls Post Star

Knicks spoil James’ homecoming, 95-90

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CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James struggled from the start in his first game with Cleveland in four years, and the New York Knicks ruined the megastar’s emotional homecoming with a 95-90 victory o… Source: Glens Falls Post Star

Efforts to compromise with Maine nurse stall

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FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — Insisting she is perfectly healthy, nurse Kaci Hickox again defied the state’s Ebola quarantine Thursday by taking a bike ride with her boyfriend, and Maine health auth… Source: Glens Falls Post Star