A Relay for Life at Keeseville Elementary School

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Fourth Graders from Keeseville Elementary prepared a special song to wrap up the day long Relay for Life to benefit the American Cancer Society at Keeseville Elementary School.. “We have great kids that work very hard at what they do, and we’re really proud of what they do,” Said Kevin Hulbert, Keeseville Elementary Principal, “We try to promote well rounded students…

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K&J – Tobacco Free CFE Says Enough is Enough

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Tobacco Free (Clinton Essex and Franklin) and Reality Check are engaging youth and adults with communities throughout Clinton, Franklin and Essex Counties to create healthy places to live, work and play. Program Director Dana Isabella says last year the Surgeon General called on communities to take an “Enough is Enough” stand toward tobacco use and disease with the goal of…

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Northern Snow Gets Green Storm Water Infrastructure Contract

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In Mid April the City of Plattsburgh formalized a partnership with the Lake Champlain Basin Program to re-design the flow of storm-water in the City…  And last night, the City Council awarded the $112,000 dollar bid for phase one of the project to Northern Snow and Dirt..  The City’s Engineer… Kevin Farrington says the City Council authorized his office to begin the…

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From Music to Volleyball at Beekmantown High School

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It was Joseph Graziane’s first meeting Thursday night, having just been elected to the Beekmantown School Board with 306 votes..  The other two winners are incumbents Catherine Buckley and Michael Hagadorn.. School board President Andrew Brockway welcomed Graziane to the board during the public session.. and the timing might be good for the board to have a full contingent of…

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$57,943 in Fed Funds for Plattsburgh Fire Dept.

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U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $57,943 in federal funding for the Plattsburgh Fire Department to purchase new equipment. The money was allocated through the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program. The Plattsburgh Fire Department will use this federal investment to purchase a complete Air Compressor / Cascade breathing air system that…

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K&J – Dedicating the Veteran’s Bridge A Fitting Salute for Memorial Day

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In December last year… Plattsbrugh’s City Council approved a resolution to rename the Bridge Street bridge to the Veteran’s Bridge…   The concept was presented to the Council by a veteran himself, Lanny LaValley.. and with the help of Councilor Paul O’Connell.. this Memorial Day, Their idea is now a reality…   On Saturday, a ceremony was held to rename the Bridge…

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K&J – Jim LaValley talks High Peaks Hospice / ACR

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High Peaks Hospice Radio Day is fast approaching.. In fact the event itself is June 2nd..  And today our series on Hospice continues.. We’ve made our way to Tupper Lake and the new offices of LaValley Real Estate which are now right across from Well Dressed Foods.. on Park Street in Tupper Lake.. Up until this year, Jim LaValley has…

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Brick Work Begins at Plattsburgh Library

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“Brick repointing is underway at the Plattsburgh Public Library thanks to a New York State Public Library Construction Program grant. This work is being done to address the leaks the library has suffered for many years. Lupini Construction of Utica is doing the work. Additional work will be done to seal roofing joints through a separate grant.Complete front stair replacement…

Kelly: Plattsburgh’s 2016 City Budget Will Be a Challenge

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According to Councilor Mike Kelly..  When it comes to budgeting… 2016 is going to be a challenging year for Plattsburgh’s City Council… “Mayor Calnon through his efforts managed to find $400,000 in this year’s budget, and that brought us up to a surplus when we thought we were going to have a deficit..” Kelly said, “And that’s wonderful but it’s…

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A New Director for the Saranac Lake Youth Program

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The Saranac Lake Youth Program will have a new Director this year.. His name is Mack Rand.. He recently told the village board that one of the locations that has been important to him is Algonquin Summer Camp where he spent 30 years as a camper, as a counselor, and then in 1983 he became the director. He spent the…

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K&J – Beekmantown Science Fair – Concert – Budget

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Voting on School Budgets and School Board Candidates wasn’t the only focus of residents and parents in Beekmantown on Tuesday night… In fact… Beekmantown’s Elementary students provided a respite from the politics and Instead showcased what it’s really all about… The science fair fills the hallway just outside of the gym in Beekmantown which is…

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Charter Commission: Closer to Formalizing Recommendations

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The City’s Charter Commission continues their listening tour and reached out to residents again on Monday afternoon… This time they hear from residents at a new handicapped accessible location on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus in Hawkins Hall, most likely, to provide a space that could accommodate the 25 plus audience… Needless to say, They’re hoping…

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