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K&J – Interviews North Elba Councilman Jack Favro on Fire Safety

K&J – 041013 – Fire and Safety Codes – Part Two

Part Two: The death of 16 year old Paul Schlitt in a 1995 apartment fire. A Smoke Detector could have saved a life. Plus North Elba Councilman Jack Favro remembers the Lake Placid Club fires.

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Owens Joins Effort to Support Dairy Farmers

With Congress set to begin debating comprehensive immigration reform as early as this week, Reps. Peter Welch (D-Vt.), Bill Owens (D-N.Y.) and Richard Hanna (R-N.Y.) today introduced legislation to help ensure a stable workforce for Vermont and New York dairy farmers by granting them access to an important visa program. The Congressmen will fight to…

Cuomo Clamps Down on Corruption

Public Trust Act Would Establish a New Class of Public Corruption Crimes, Tough New Penalties on Offenders, Require Public Officials to Report Bribery Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced new legislation, the Public Trust Act, which would create a new class of public corruption crimes and enhance New York prosecutors’ ability to crack down on…

K&J – NCCC Inauguration of Dr Steven J Tyrell

K&J – 040713 – NCCC Inauguration of Dr Steven Tyrell

Join us for in depth coverage of the inauguration of Dr Steven J Tyrell as the sixth President of North Country Community College.

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Talk of the Town Monday 04/08/13

Talk of the Town 04-08-13

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North Country Community College Inauguration

It’s been more than 21 years since the last Presidential Inauguration at North CountryCommunity College.. Which is what makes this event such an important milestone in our community, and for that matter, in Malone and Ticonderoga as well..  With that in Mind.. We began our in depth coverage of the President’s Inauguration with a comment…

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K&J – Interviews Tim Kremer, NYSSBA Executive Director

K&J – 030113 – Tim Kremer – NYSSBA Executive Director

Executive Director Tim Kremer speaks with us abhout the New York State School Board Association.

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Talk of the Town – Friday 04/05/13

Talk of the Town 040513

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Tyrell to be Inaugurated as NCCC’s sixth President Today

The formal inauguration of North CountryCommunity College’s sixth president, Dr. Steven J. Tyrell, Takes place today (Friday, April 5th, 2013) at 3:00 p.m. at the Sparks Athletic Complex in Saranac Lake, NY. The public is invited to join the NCCC college community at the investiture ceremony.

The inauguration of Dr. Tyrell follows a long-standing tradition within the State University of New York (SUNY), in which the installation of a new college president is conducted in a formal ceremony during the president’s first year in office. Dr. Nancy Zimpher, SUNY Chancellor, will be at the SaranacLake campus on April 5 to conduct the installation.

040513 – NCCC Inauguration Preview

Inauguration activities afford the College the opportunity to celebrate its excellence in programs and instruction, as well as its future plans, with faculty, staff, students, community members, municipal leaders and others committed to the success of the College.

NCCC Board of Trustee Chairman, Gerald Blair, stated, “Dr. Tyrell’s experience and vision for our Community College promises to bring us into a new era of quality education, workforce training and regional initiatives for the benefit of all in Franklin and EssexCounties.” Dr. Tyrell noted, “I am thrilled to return home to the region and lead North CountryCommunity College into its next phase. Working with community leaders to advance workforce partnerships extends the impact of NCCC throughout our sponsoring counties. I am honored to have joined a group of highly dedicated professionals who prepare our graduates to excel in the region and beyond.”

North CountryCommunity College has been ranked #1 in New YorkState and #22 nationally by Washington Monthly and is proud to have campuses throughout the region in SaranacLake, Malone and Ticonderoga. Under the leadership of Dr. Tyrell, the College is currently engaged in academic program and student housing expansion initiatives at all three locations. NCCC’s growth is intertwined with the successful growth of the three municipalities and the beautiful Adirondack region. North CountryCommunity College is a place where approaches to applied learning, the promotion of the entrepreneurial spirit, opportunities for civic engagement and the setting in the midst of the natural world serve as the four pillars to providing a unique learning experience.

Prior to his arrival at NCCC, Dr. Tyrell served as Vice President for Student Affairs at Alfred State College, Associate Dean for Student Discipline and Conflict Resolution at MIT, Associate Dean of Student Life at Michigan Tech and held a variety of positions in student activities, residence life and new student orientation at SUNY New Paltz. Dr. Tyrell has a Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Technical Communication from Michigan Tech, an MA in Educational Administration and Supervision and a BS in Speech Communication, both from SUNY New Paltz. He is completing his 30th year in higher education and his 20th in the SUNY system. Dr. Tyrell and his wife, Sharon, are native upstate New Yorkers and they have a son, Zachary, and a daughter, Emma.

North CountryCommunity College is sponsored by Essex and Franklin counties as a unit of the State University of New York.

NCCC 040513 - Kaylan Short & Dr. TyrellNorth Country Community College Student Awarded Highest Honor by SUNY

Dr. Steve Tyrell, President of North Country Community College, announced the name of the student receiving the 2013 Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence.   This award is the highest honor bestowed upon a student by the State University of New York.

Kaylan Short is the recipient of this year’s prestigious honor.  Kaylan is the daughter Scott and Julie Short of Champlain NY.  She completed her A.A.S. degree in Criminal Justice in December 2012.

Kaylan is a member of Phi Theta Kappa, an international honor society and served as the Secretary for NCCC’s Student Government Association.  In addition to her studies, Kaylan was the Captain of the Women’s Cross Country Team and was recognized as NCCC’s Athlete of the Year in 2012 and received the Academic National Junior Colleges Athletic Association’s All American Award.

Dr. Tyrell said, “Kaylan understands the importance of community and civic responsibilities at the College and in the community. The College Community is very pleased to see her succeed.” Kaylan will be honored at an April awards ceremony in Albany.

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K&J – Interviews Senator Betty Little

K&J – 040113 – NY State Budget – Senator Betty Little

New York Senator Betty Little spends some time on the K&J show discussing the newly enacted State Budget.

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K&J – Interviews Lake Placid Mayor Craig Randal

K&J – 031813 – Craig Randall – Mayor – Lake Placid Elections PRESS PLAY BUTTON  TO LISTEN

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K&J – Interviews Kirk Bassarab – NY Maple Weekend

K&J – 031513 – Kirk Bassarab – Black Brook Maple – Maple Weekend

Kirk Bassarab joins us on the K&J Show from Black Brook Maple for a discussion about Maple Weekend in New York.

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K&J – Interviews David Jones – LP Trustee Candidate

K&J – 031413 – David Jones – Lake Placid Village Trustee Candidate

We speak with David Jones, Candidate for Trustee in our series on Trustee Elections in Lake Placid.

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K&J – Interviews LP Trustee Candidate Art Devlin

K&J – 031313 – Village of Lake Placid Trustee Candidate Art Devlin

We speak with Trustee Art Devlin in our series on the Village of Lake Placid elections.

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K&J – Interviews Tina Clark, Connecting Youth and Communities

K&J – 031113 – Lake Placid Wilmington CYC – Tina Clark

We’re updating progress on the Lake Placid, Wilmington Connecting Youth and Communities Coalition.

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K&J – Interviews Scott Monrow – Lake Placid Village Trustee Candidate

K&J – 030613 – Scott Monroe – Lake Placid Village Trustee Candidate

We speak with Scott Monroe, Candidate for Trustee,  in our series on the Lake Placid Village Elections

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K&J – The Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Parade

Saranac Lake 2013 Winter Carnival Parade..

Join us as the K&J show takes you through the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Parade. “Under the Sea”

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K&J – Interviews Frannie Preston on Housing and Financing

K&J – 022813 – Frannie Preston on Housing and Financing

Frannie Preston gives us a look at the current housing market and movements in the mortgage industry.

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K&J – Interviews Brad Hathaway

K&J – 022013 – Lake Placid DPW Brad Hathaway and Craig Randall

A water main break in Saranac Lake prompts a discussion with Lake Placid DPW Superintendent Brad Hathaway.

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Adirondack Health promotes ER director to Chief Medical Officer

 Adirondack Health has appointed Dr. John Broderick to the executive leadership position of Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Broderick has served as the Medical Director of Adirondack Health’s Emergency Department since 2004 where he has set a high standard by building a culture of quality and compassionate patient care. “We are extremely fortunate to have the…