Douglas to resign as Essex County Chairman / Jay Supervisor

Randy Douglas

On Monday, Essex County Chairman and Jay Town Supervisor Randy Douglas announced that he would be making a statement following the Essex County Board of Supervisors Meeting…  During that statement he announced that he would be retiring at a date to be determined in early June. In his letter to the board, Douglas said he has “Strived to represent his…

Kiwanis Club to Kick Off Cycle Adirondacks

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For the past several years, the Saranac Lake Kiwanis Club has been running the Pat Stratton Memorial Ride, a 15-year tradition honoring the “bicycling plumber,” a beloved member of the community. And this year it happens on Saturday, August 22, just as Wildlife Conservation Society’s (WCS) Cycle Adirondacks riders are gathering in Saranac Lake for an August 23-29 road cycling journey through the Adirondacks…

Official Lake Placid Ice Out Results

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We have the official winners of the Lake Placid Volunteer Ambulance Service’s Ice Out.. Ice Meisters Tom Mason… Ben, Marty and Mary Shubert and Brian Bliss have declared Lake Placid’s ice officially out as of Friday, May 1st, 2015 at 3:21 PM as they could navigate around the lake and thru the straights. Lake Placid lake ice out winners were: …

CIty of Plattsburgh Achieves Small Surplus with Adjustments to Budget

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The City of Plattsburgh is taking advantage of some anticipated savings in their health insurance fund and more savings in the New York State retirement fund to balance out the 2014 budget and to essentially re-pay the general fund $300,000..    According to Mayor Jim Calnon, The city will be decreasing health insurance appropriations by $200,000 and decreasing the retirement reserve…

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Safe Routes to Schools Kicks off Walk to School Challenge

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The Franklin County Safe Routes to School (SR2S) Team kicks off the first day of the 2015 Walk + Bike to School Challenge today.  May 6th is National Bike to School Day, however the SR2S Team is dedicating the entire month of May as Bike + Walk to School Month at Petrova Elementary School. The Walk + Bike to School…

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K&J – Town of Plattsburgh Councilman Michael Cashman

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 As you may recall, Plattsburgh’s Town Supervisor Bernie Bassett said he would not be running for re-election as supervisor… And we’ve spoken with him about that decision recently here in the K&J show…  A short while after Supervisor Bassett announced his retirement publicly, we sat down with Michael Cashman who is currently a councilman in the Town of Plattsburgh and…

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K&J – Relay Highlights Value of SUNY Plattsburgh Students

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Today on the K&*J Show we have a story about 55 students who came together to raise close to $55,000 for the American Cancer Society. The event is in it’s 10th year and represents the culmination of the efforts of an executive committee made up entirely of SUNY Plattsburgh Students, and 9 different committees, all of whom are focused on…

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Gillibrand Disappointed with DOD Report on Sexual Assault in the Military

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U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand says the Department of Defense’s latest report on sexual assault in the military is “More of the same.” And she continues “All of the positive rhetoric ignores the reality that 75 percent of the men and women in uniform who have been sexually assaulted lack the confidence in the military justice system to come forward and…

Comptroller is Critical of Certain Aspects of NY State Budget

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New York state’s short-term financial condition continues to improve and the state has built on its reserves, but the 2015-16 Enacted State Budget contains broad statutory authority on some spending, according to an analysis released today by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. “Fortunately, New York state has moved beyond the recurring budget gridlock of the past,” DiNapoli said. “The Governor and the…

ROOST bidding for 2017 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championships

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The Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism in Lake Placid says the community has placed a bid to host the 2017 Ironman 70.3 World Championships.. A half Ironman distance competition that welcomes more than 4,500 athletes and their family and friends from over 90 countries. Lake Placid is one of 40 potential North American Host Region representatives submiting a proposal. ROOST president…

Kent State: The photo that changed America

45 years ago, CBS News photographer John Filo was a student working in Kent State’s photo lab; by lunchtime, he had shot a photo that went on to win a Pulitzer Prize Source: CBS News

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K&J – Solar Energy – Wayne Davison

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In 2012 we spent some time on the air with Wayne Davison discussing solar energy in the Adirondacks and this week as our focus on energy continues, we listened in on that conversation during the K&J show on Friday..

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K&J – Clinton County Oil Train Task Force Marks Earth Day

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The Clinton County Oil Train Task Force was formed to research the current status of federal and state regulations that govern the movement of crude oil by rail across the County, to assist in the formulation of local emergency response plans in case a train accident or derailment should occur in our County, and to…

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