City Holds Up Limits on Street Fundraising

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Friends of the Old Stone Barracks are getting a lot of support from the community in their quest to purchase the historic site.. Originally built as a barracks for enlisted soldiers but they won’t be doing any street drives in October.. The practice of allowing organizations to fundraise in the streets of Plattsburgh has become problematic for the city council…

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Booth, Vancour Recognized for their Service

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On Saturday, Congressman Bill Owens presented flags and Congressional Record prints to Sara Louise Stevens Booth, Christopher “Kit” Booth and Gary Ralph VanCour for the remarkable growth and success of the Battle of Plattsburgh celebration during their many years of leadership. In recognition of their efforts, Rep. Owens awarded the organizers with American flags that were flown over the U.S.…

Gillibrand Introduces Asthma Legislation

U.S. Senators Kirsten Gillibrand and Cory Booker today unveiled legislation to help adults and children with asthma lead healthier lives. Under the Family Asthma Act, states would create programs to better educate families on asthma management and prevention, and to improve asthma research and data collection. With enhanced research and education, this legislation would help decrease the number of asthma-related…

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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The K&J Show on WNBZ

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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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 – 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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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…

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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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Regional News from the Glens Falls Post Star

Advocates: NY is a leader for migrant children

NEW YORK (AP) — Advocates say New York state is a national leader in helping unaccompanied migrant children fleeing Central America to stay in the United States. Source: Glens Falls Post Star

Man with history of stabbing women gets 25 years

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A 61-year-old man who has spent half his life in prison for knife attacks against women has been sentenced to at least 25 more years for stabbing his girlfriend to death. Source: Glens Falls Post Star

NY: Wal-Mart levied fictional ‘sugar tax’ on soda

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s attorney general has settled a false advertising investigation at Wal-Mart, saying some store personnel were citing a nonexistent “sugar tax” on soda. Source: Glens Falls Post Star