Gillibrand Pushes National Online Voter Registration

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With the 2016 presidential campaign season officially underway, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand was joined Sunday by executives from the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, Common Cause New York, the League of Women Voters of New York City and the New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG) and social activist, Russell Simmons in announcing federal legislation that…

CCC Criminal Justice Club Hosts Kari Lynn Nixon Forum

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The Clinton Community College Criminal Justice Club will be hosting a Justice Forum next Monday highlighting the Kari Lynn Nixon case, a long-time mystery for the region. The Forum will take place on May 4th from 12:00 to 1:15PM, in room 105 of the College’s Moore Academic and Administrative Building. The event is free and open to the public, all…

Town of Plattsburgh Considers Solar Power

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The Town of Plattsburgh has found a new way to go green.. and According to Councilor Michael Cashman they’ve found a way to make use of renewable energy in the form of solar power right on their own property…  and if you’re driving around the town, he says, you may not actually see solar power in use, but it’s already…

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SUNY Plattsburgh Relay for Life – Tonight at 6pm

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There are close to 1,000 participants and 56 teams are registered… At 6pm tonight they’ll begin a 12 hour walk in the Field House for the American Cancer Society…   The SUNY PLATTSBURGH Relay for life has become a tradition in April and one of this year’s Chairs is Gabby Blasko…The campus RELAY is now in it’s 10th year and as…

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NYSUT Applauds Proposed Evaluation Plan Extention

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Regents Chancellor Merryl Tisch says the State Education Department is extending the deadline for school districts to submit new teacher evaluation plans…   The new deadline will be September of 2016…    New York State Teachers Union President Karen Magee says this is a “responsible step” toward acknowledging the need for more time..   Magee says “The teacher evaluation system plan adopted with…

The K&J Show on WNBZ

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 urge industry, the state government,…

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More Local and Regional News

Calnon Appointed to NYCOM Nominating Committee

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Mayor James Calnon of the City of Plattsburgh has been appointed to the eight-member Nominating Committee of the New York State Conference of Mayors (NYCOM). NYCOM President Ann Thane, Mayor of the City of Amsterdam, made the selection. In announcing the appointment, Mayor Thane stated, “Mayor Calnon has been an active participant in NYCOM programs and is well suited to…

Saranac Lake High School “FREE” Club Donates Blankets

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There’s a group at the Saranac Lake High School who call themselves “FREE” Friends Respecting Everyone Equally. On Wednesday afternoon, the group gathered to present Child Protective Services several decorative blankets designed to hopefully bring some comfort to victims of abuse.. Members of the club used special ink and paint to create the decorative blankets. Each blanket had several squares…

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SUNY Community Recognized for Leadership and Service

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SUNY Plattsburgh Students are recognized Tuesday at ceremony for leadership and service..  The ceremony itself is an annual tradition which highlights the relationships that can be built by students as they become part of the community.. For 35 years every April, has honored students and organizations on campus for their leadership and service in the college and for the Greater…

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A dangerous moment in a rescue at sea

60 Minutes travels with the Italian coast guard as it conducts search and rescue missions for men, women and children — many fleeing war zones in rickety fishing boats Source: CBS News

Death in the Mediterranean

Desperation fuels the largest mass migration since WWII in which thousands have died trying to reach Europe by sea Source: CBS News

K&J Archive

K&J – High Peaks Hospice & The Rainbow Project

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Our special, ongoing series about aging with dignity, comfort and peace of mind continues as we spend time with employees and volunteers from High Peaks Hospice. High Peaks Hospice Radio Day is June 2nd, 2015 and this year we’ve decided to bring you this ongoing series of discussions leading up to the event so that…

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K&J – The Fifth Annual DAFFEST is This Weekend

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The DAFFEST Derby is fast approaching.. In fact DAFFEST seems to have arrived very quickly this year.. It begins Friday night in the Harrietstown Town Hall and today on the K&J show, we’ll be talking with two of the organizers..  Bob Bevilacqua. He’s in charge of the Derby itself which happens on Saturday. And Cherrie…

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