Franklin County Sherrif’s Dept. Under Fire

The Franklin County Sherrif’s Department and the Franklin County Legislature are making headlines across the North Country over a controversy that has come to light over allegations of the specific targeting and arrests of Franklin County Legislators.. In a fax to WNBZ Legislator Gordon Crossman writes that he was shocked and disappointed to hear about the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department…

Mayor’s Budget Proposal “Under Tax Cap in a Difficult Year”

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If the Mayor’s Proposed Budget Stands.. Taxpayers in the City of Plattsburgh may  not see much of a change this year in their tax rates.. In an Email to WNBZ, Mayor Calnon says “The City budget deals with the remaining effects of the recession that began six years ago.” And he continues by saying, “While the city will spend most…

Clarkson President “Extraordinary Broadband Leader”

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Clarkson University President Tony Collins has been named a New York State Extraordinary Broadband Leader. He was recognized this summer by New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo and New York State Broadband Program Office Director David Salway for his efforts to help expand broadband in New York State and his extraordinary broadband leadership. “On behalf of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo,…

Owens “Our Boarder is the Economic Backbone”

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Congressman Bill Owens spoke Wdenesday at the Canadian/American Border Trade Alliance’s (Can/Am BTA) Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. The event focused on infrastructure improvements, trade facilitation reforms, and the effective management of the U.S./Canada border. “Our northern border is the backbone of the largest economic relationship in the world,” said Owens. “Investing in improved border services with our Canadian partners…

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K&J – Uihlein-IRONMAN Sports Fund Supporting Local Athletes

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Today on the K&J show, we’re at Heaven Hill Farm in Lake Placid.. As local sports organizations, community projects, and athletes from many different winter and summer sports become the latest recipients of funds contributed by the The Uihlein-Ironman Sports-Fund…    John Leakly is the Chairman of the Uihlein Foundation Board.. He tells us a story of the organization; K&J –…

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Tupper Lake’s First Annual Zombie Walk Hopes to Feed the Hungry

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Don’t Feed the Zombies – Feed the Hungry For the next two weeks.. Tupper Lake’s Recreation Department is collecting food for the hungry.. and On Saturday, October 11th.. The streets of Tupper Lake will come, “undead” in their first ever Zombie Walk takes over Park Street.. Mike Fritts is Tupper Lake’s Youth Activities Coordinator.. he says the idea for the…

K&J – Plattsburgh Town Board Candidate Meg LeFevre

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On her webstie, http://www.megforplattsburgh.com Meg LeFevre says she’s been involved with the Town of Plattsburgh in various ways for most of her life, from peddling popcorn in the grandstands at the Clinton County Fair as a kid, to working for the Parks and Recreation Department as a teenager, to the beginning of her professional career five years ago as Deputy Town Clerk.…

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Lake Placid Library Names Pedu Provisional Director

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The Lake Placid Public Library Board of Trustees has named Bambi Pedu to be the institution’s new, provisional director. A native of Lake Placid, Mrs. Pedu says she has a fond attachment to the library beginning as a child.  “I  brought my daughter to story hour with Linda Blair here when she was little, and she is still in love with…

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Sun Shines on the New Merkel Veterans Center

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It was more than fitting that the sun came out for the dedication of the new Dr David Merkel Veterans Center at St Joseph’s Rehabilitation Center in Saranac Lake on Wednesday. The new building will house 25 veterans in need of addiction treatment and recovery and will provide a comfortable setting with which to heal.…

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K&J – Tom Lawson & Jim LaValley talk Tupper Lake

Today on the K&J show we’re heading to the Village of Tupper Lake to speak with Jim LaValley who is the President of ARISE, and with Tom Lawson who is developing the Adirondack Club and Resort.. Just recently, A lawsuit filed by PROTECT and the Sierra Club along with a few seasonal landowners in the…

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Regional News from the Glens Falls Post Star

NYPD: Police mistakenly kill man in confrontation

NEW YORK (AP) — The medical examiner says an unarmed man who intervened in a confrontation between police and a knife-wielding assailant died of a gunshot to the back after police fired shots. Source: Glens Falls Post Star

NYPD: Police mistakenly kill man in confrontation

NEW YORK (AP) — The medical examiner says an unarmed man who intervened in a confrontation between police and a knife-wielding assailant died of a gunshot to the back after police fired shots. Source: Glens Falls Post Star

Eastman Kodak cutting 70 jobs in Rochester area

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Eastman Kodak says it will cut 70 jobs at its Rochester-area operations as it transitions to a smaller company focused on commercial and packaging printing. Source: Glens Falls Post Star

Eastman Kodak cutting 70 jobs in Rochester area

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Eastman Kodak says it will cut 70 jobs at its Rochester-area operations as it transitions to a smaller company focused on commercial and packaging printing. Source: Glens Falls Post Star