Association of Counties Say EPA is “Overreaching”

In a strong show of support for farmers in this state and their own taxpayers, 35 counties and 17 towns in New York have passed strongly worded resolutions asking the Environmental Protection Agency to withdrawal its proposal to expand the definition of Waters of the United States under the Clean Water Act (CWA). New York Farm Bureau has challenged the…

Local Survey Headed to Commercial Property Owners

The Saranac Lake Local Development Corporation (SLLDC), in coordination with the Village and the Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce, is mailing nearly 200 surveys to commercial property owners in the Village on Monday, September 22, 2014.  The purpose of the survey is to develop a comprehensive inventory of commercial rental properties to make it easier for new businesses to…

The 21st Annual Kiwanis Teddy Bear Picnic

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The Weather held off on Sunday, as always for the Kiwanis Club of Lake Placid and their Teddy Bear Picnic in Hillcrest Park..  The Teddy Bear Picnic, no in it’s 21st year, is an event designed for children. The Picnic includes an opportunity for kids to receive a free teddy bear and participate in different activities, including the teddy bear parade… It’s…

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INTERNATIONAL PEACE DAY (Sept 21st)

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For the last five years students at the Middle School in Saranac Lake have been recognizing International Peace Day on the 21st of September with a special picture taken of all of them gathered together on the fields at Petrova to make a symbol. The symbols have included this year’s Ying Yan, a heart, the peace sign and in one…

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The K&J Show on WNBZ

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 area was dismissed, and pending…

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More Local and Regional News

Brooklyn Man Arrested on Heroine Charges in Plattsburgh

On September 18, 2014, the Adirondack Drug Task Force arrested Michael B. McDonald, age 21, of Brooklyn, New York, for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd Degree.  McDonald was arrested subsequent to Vehicle and Traffic stop by the New York State Police, on Margaret Street in the city of Plattsburgh.  He was found in possession of approximately 254 wax envelopes of heroin. He was arraigned in the City…

DEC Says “Be Alert for Moose in the Adirondacks”

Motorists should be alert for moose on roadways in the Adirondacks and surrounding areas at this time of year – a peak of moose activity – warns the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC). Early fall is the breeding season for moose in northern New York. During this time moose are wandering looking for mates, leading them to…

Appellate Court Dismisses Adirondack Club and Resort Appeal

The NYS Appellate Division, rejects a motion to appeal by Protect the Adirondacks, the Sierra Club and a neighboring landowner challenging The approvals by the Adirondack Park Agency for the Adirondack Club & Resort project in Tupper Lake. For a perspective in this latest decision, we asked Arise President Jim LaValley for his point of view on the issues facing Tupper…

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K&J Archive

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…

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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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Regional News from the Glens Falls Post Star

Man sentenced for burglary ring involving 2 sons

FONDA, N.Y. (AP) — A father is joining his two sons in prison for what authorities say was a two-generation burglary ring that targeted homes in three upstate New York counties. Source: Glens Falls Post Star

MTA considering Metro-North extension

NEW YORK (AP) — Metro-North Railroad, which now serves Grand Central Terminal, is looking to extend the commuter line to Penn Station. Source: Glens Falls Post Star

NY police: Man lured boy, 6, with candy

WESLEY HILLS, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a 25-year-old resident of a Rockland group home for developmentally disabled is accused of luring a 6-year-old boy into a vacant room with candy. Source: Glens Falls Post Star