K&J - Lake Placid's Brewfest

When craft brewers arrive at the 1932 Rink in Lake Placid Columbus Day Weekend, the rink transforms for a Saturday…

Lake Placid School Board Plans to Fill Open Seat

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The Lake Placid Central School District Board of Education is losing one of it’s most recently elected board members…  Elected in May, Board member Enzo Villani is vactating his seat on the board effective December 1st. Villani will be taking a new position outside of the region. The School Board has decided to appoint a replacement for the open board…

2nd health worker tests positive for Ebola

CDC says another member of staff at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital has tested positive for deadly virus A second worker at the Texas hospital where a Liberian man died of Ebola has tested positive for the disease, the Centers for Disease control and prevention said early Wednesday morning. The agency said the positive result was returned from preliminary test, and that “confirmation…

Acid Rain Experts Gather in Saratoga this Thursday

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Two of the nation’s leading organizations in the fight against acid rain will bring together scientists, policy experts and government officials in Saratoga on Thursday, October 16th, to celebrate the progress achieved and the critical work remaining to protect the Adirondack Park from acid deposition. “We have made real progress in the fight against acid rain recently,” said William C.…

Sanders at UVM – “VA Needs Doctors and Nurses”

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U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert A. McDonald met with medical students at the University of Vermont today as part of a recruiting drive to bring more doctors, nurses and other health care professionals into the VA. Legislation that Sanders shepherded through Congress in July includes $5 billion for the VA to recruit more…

The K&J Show on WNBZ

K&J – Lake Placid’s Brewfest

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When craft brewers arrive at the 1932 Rink in Lake Placid Columbus Day Weekend, the rink transforms for a Saturday afternoon into a different kind of arena. For a few hours, it’s a discussion among brewers, visitors and residents about all of the different types of IPAs, Amber Ales, Pilsners and their different weights, flavors and styles. The event, now…

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More Local and Regional News

Woolf Gets Support from More Democrats

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Democrat Senator Chuck Schumer is supporting the Democratic candidate for the congress in the 21st district.. The candidate, Aaron Woolf says “If elected to Congress, he would fight to protect the rights of workers and give citizens and small businesses the tools they need to succeed.” Woolf continues in an email to WNBZ by saying he “Also believes strongly in…

Owens Reaffirms Endorsement of Woolf

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U.S. Congressman Bill Owens is reaffirming his endorsement of Aaron Woolf to replace him as the representative of NY-21. In a statement emailed to WNBZ, Woolf’s press office says “Elise Stefanik was heavily critical of Owens before he decided not to run for re-election. But in order to hide her extreme platform, Stefanik complimented Owens on multiple occasions during the…

Drug arrest in Plattsburgh

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On October 9, 2014, New York State Police arrested 36-year-old George Anthony Stewart, aka, “Rick” of Jamaica, New York, for drug possession following a traffic stop on State Route 22 in the town of Plattsburgh.  Subsequent to a K9 search of the vehicle, Stewart was found in possession of approximately 29.5 grams of heroin. Stewart then attempted to destroy the…

Japan trade minister quits

Yuko Obuchi said a probe into allegations of campaign fund misuse would interfere with her job Source: CBS News

Jaguars break losing streak

Jacksonville’s Denard Robinson ran for a career high 127 yards against Cleveland to end the Jaguars’ nine straight losses; plus more NFL scores Source: CBS News

K&J Archive

K&J – Flaming Leaves & Ski Jumping Champions

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On the K&J Show today we’re following the National Ski Jumping Championships and Nordic Combined National Championships at the Olympic Ski Jumping Complex in Lake Placid.. Saturday was a bit cold and a bit wet but for the finals on Sunday, the weather was just about perfect.. To get us started we caught up with Local…

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K&J – North Country Life Flight

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In the North Country, there’s an organization called Life Flight which quite literally bridges the gaps between community and tertiary care by minimizing the time it takes for patients to reach the most appropriate facility based on their profile of injury or illness. Saturday October 4th, 2014, North Country Life Flight, in conjunction with the…

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Regional News from the Glens Falls Post Star

Record-setting Murray, Cowboys top Giants 31-21

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — DeMarco Murray’s workload is a frequently asked question during the week for the Dallas Cowboys. There is no doubt about the answer when the game is on the line. Source: Glens Falls Post Star

Bills show resolve in rallying to beat Vikings

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Following so many years of frustration, veteran defensive tackle Kyle Williams is beginning to wonder if the Buffalo Bills have learned a thing or two about resilience. Source: Glens Falls Post Star

Record-setting Murray, Cowboys top Giants 31-21

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — DeMarco Murray’s workload is a frequently asked question during the week for the Dallas Cowboys. There is no doubt about the answer when the game is on the line. Source: Glens Falls Post Star