A Coalition of Clean Water Advocates Urges Legislature to add $800 to Budget

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A new analysis released today by a coalition of organizations shows that across New York State, communities have an immediate documented need for $12.7 billion in clean water funding – impacting every single county across the state. In Clinton, Essex and Franklin Counties, there are 41 projects listed in the report with a total budget required of $153,434,000. The Senate and…

K&J – Women’s Investment Club Tops 20 years of Success

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On the K&J Show today, we’re talking about a group of women who’ve been investing in stocks together since 1985… They call themselves the Saranac Lake Women’s Investment Club. Our interview was recorded Wednesday afternoon at AMC in Saranac Lake. Hannah Hanford who is the Executive Director of the Adirondack Health Foundation, and Cheryl Palyswiat who has been a member…

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Plattsburgh Ranks 8th as “Top Micropolitan Areas”

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Empire State Development congratulated communities in the Finger Lakes and the North Country regions receiving national recognition by Site Selection magazine, a corporate real estate and economic development publication, as Top Micropolitan Areas for Corporate Facility Investment in 2014. According to the magazine’s report, Batavia in the Finger Lakes ranked 4th and Plattsburgh, Ogdensburg and Massena in the North Country…

Duprey Joins Colleagues to call for an Open & Transparent Albany

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Assemblywoman Janet L. Duprey joined with the minority speaker Brian Kolb to present a 17-point reform package that would bring openness and accountability back to state government. The 17 rules reform proposals include measures such as term limits for legislative leaders, committee chairpersons, and the Speaker of the Assembly. In an email to WNBZ, Duprey says “These common-sense proposals are exactly what…

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K&J – Shrek comes to Lake Placid High School

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It’s that time of the year again when High School stages come to life with bright young stars for the spring Musicals… Curtains open on the musical version of Shrek at the Lake Placid High School Auditorium on Thursday this week at 7pm. there are three more shows.. Friday and Saturday at 7pm plus a Saturday Matinee at 11am in the…

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Adirondack Health Reveals 3 Year Strategic Plan

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Adirondack Health unveiled a strategic plan that embraces innovation and leadership in a new era of healthcare reform to ensure a continued commitment to building healthy communities in our region for years to come. The Adirondack Health Board of Trustees and Executive Leadership team worked with members of the community, physicians, and staff to develop the initiatives and goals in…

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Ice Palace Comes Down Tomorrow

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We have word from the Winter Carnival Committee in Saranac Lake that it’s time for the Ice Palace to come down…   The palace will be closed off to visitors this morning so that the lights and the rest of the electrical system can be removed from the walls and it will be taken down tomorrow… Typically, the ice from the…

Lake Placid – Man Falls to Death from Northwoods Inn

Main Street in Lake Placid was closed for about a half hour on Wednesday after a man apparently jumped to his death from the roof of the Northwoods Inn…  Lake Placid Village Police say it was about 11:23 am yesterday when Police and the Lake Placid Volunteer Ambulance Service were dispatched to Main Street in the airea of the Northwoods…

IRS Phone Scams Causing Problems for Taxpayers

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If you have a phone, then you most likely have been the target of or possibly the victim of scam or fraud.  It’s National Consumer Protection Week, and Better Business Bureau of Upstate New York is reminding everyone to be on alert for common phone scams. “The phone is still a scammer’s number one contact method,” said Warren Clark, president…

Ol’ Blue Eyes’ centennial

Frank Sinatra’s life celebrated in two New York exhibitions including never-before-seen photos in honor of what would’ve been his 100th birthday in 2015 Source: CBS News

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K&J – High Peaks Hospice Executive Director Meg Wood

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Today on the K&J show, we begin a series of conversations leading up to High Peaks Hospice Radio Day in June. Each year, WNBZ, in conjunction with sister stations WLPW and WRGR spend a day with the community talking about comfort and dignity for terminally ill patients at the end of life and how Hospice…

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K&J – 35 Years – Reliving the “Miracle on Ice”

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It was February 22nd, 1980 when the underdog U.S. hockey team led by Coach Herb Brooks Played their own game and beat the Soviet Union 4-3 in what became known as the “Miracle on Ice.” On Saturday Night, the 19 surviving members of the U.S. gold medal hockey team relived the experience in Lake Placid….  …

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K&J – The Sunrise Rotary Winter Carnival at CVPH

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Today on the K&J show we’re speaking with Allison Hulbert Bruce, one of the co-chairs of the Sunrise Winter Carnival. The Weather is going to be very accommodating for Plattsburgh’s Sunrise Rotary Winter Carnival. The event is in it’s 6th year and admission is free. The club is asking for donations of non-perishable food donation for…

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