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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DEC & DOT Announce Public Comment on Rail Corridor

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DEC AND DOT ACCEPTING PUBLIC COMMENT ON POSSIBLE AMENDMENT TO THE REMSEN TO LAKE PLACID TRAVEL CORRIDOR UNIT MANAGEMENT PLAN – State Agencies Holding Four Public Comment Sessions on Possible Amendment to Convert the Tupper Lake to Lake Placid Segment to a Recreational Trail. State Agencies Also Exploring Options to Bolster Rail Service From Utica to Tupper Lake and to…

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The K&J Show on WNBZ

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 and styles. The event, now…

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More Local and Regional News

Joy to the Children 28 – Annual Volunteer Meeting this Wednesday

The Lake Placid Center for the Arts is inviting the community to a Volunteer and Envelope Stuffing Party for the 28th Annual Joy to the Children Benefit. The meeting is scheduled for this Wednesday, October 22 at 5 PM in the LPCA Fine Arts Gallery. Joy 28 will be held at the Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa on the…

Lake Placid School Board Plans to Fill Open Seat

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The Lake Placid Central School District Board of Education is losing one of it’s most recently elected board members…  Elected in May, Board member Enzo Villani is vactating his seat on the board effective December 1st. Villani will be taking a new position outside of the region. The School Board has decided to appoint a replacement for the open board…

2nd health worker tests positive for Ebola

CDC says another member of staff at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital has tested positive for deadly virus A second worker at the Texas hospital where a Liberian man died of Ebola has tested positive for the disease, the Centers for Disease control and prevention said early Wednesday morning. The agency said the positive result was returned from preliminary test, and that “confirmation…

GM death count continues to rise

Mediator overseeing compensation for victims says at least 29 people have been killed in crashes linked to faulty part Source: CBS News

K&J Archive

K&J – Flaming Leaves & Ski Jumping Champions

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On the K&J Show today we’re following the National Ski Jumping Championships and Nordic Combined National Championships at the Olympic Ski Jumping Complex in Lake Placid.. Saturday was a bit cold and a bit wet but for the finals on Sunday, the weather was just about perfect.. To get us started we caught up with Local…

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K&J – North Country Life Flight

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In the North Country, there’s an organization called Life Flight which quite literally bridges the gaps between community and tertiary care by minimizing the time it takes for patients to reach the most appropriate facility based on their profile of injury or illness. Saturday October 4th, 2014, North Country Life Flight, in conjunction with the…

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Regional News from the Glens Falls Post Star

IBM 3Q disappoints as it sheds ‘empty calories’

NEW YORK (AP) — IBM disappointed investors Monday, reporting weak revenue growth again and a big charge to shed its costly chipmaking division as the tech giant tries to steer its business tow… Source: Glens Falls Post Star

Biden rallies support for Maffei in Syracuse

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is urging Syracuse-area voters to support Democratic Rep. Dan Maffei (muh-FAY’) in what has turned into a hard-fought race. Source: Glens Falls Post Star

3-year-old NY girl’s beating death ruled homicide

NEW YORK (AP) — The 5-year-old brother of a 3-year-old New York City girl police say was fatally beaten by her stepfather over the weekend has given detectives a detailed account of the assaul… Source: Glens Falls Post Star

Facebook sues law firms, claims fraud

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is suing several law firms that represented a man who claimed he owned half of the social network and was entitled to billions of dollars from the company and its CEO … Source: Glens Falls Post Star