Ted Morgan

SPORTS SHORTS – 08/06/12

Saranac Lake Golf Club Friday Night League results for August 3.. Ask anyone, they’ll tell you it was another beautiful night in Ray Brook!  Low gross:      Cody Ecret 37 John Peria & Jeff Reyell 38  Low net:          Andy Fawcett & Tom Lamb 30         Rouse Fountain 31  Skins:              Cody Ecret #1(eagle)  Tom Lamb #6. AUDIO…

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Exploring Elderly Exercise

 PLATTSBURGH,N.Y. — SUNY Plattsburgh students Alanna Darling and Azaliah Tautfest are about to embark on a year-long study to investigate affects of exercise on the cognitive awareness of dementia patients aged 55 and older. The two are this year’s recipients of the Chapel Hill Fellowship, a funding opportunity that helps students pursue an in-depth study of…

REENACTING THE CIVIL WAR

Union and Confederate troops made the 11thannual Civil War reenactment at Robert Moses State Park, Massena on July 28-29 a huge success.  Approximately 100 reenactors came from New York, Vermont, Ohio, Ontario and Quebec, Canada.  The Civil War weekend was sponsored by SeaComm Federal Credit Union.  The reenactment weekend is part of the St. Lawrence…

OBITUARY – Muriel Beseth

Muriel H. Beseth, 89, most recently of Mercy Living Center, Tupper Lake, formerly of 60 Church Street, Saranac Lake, died, Thursday, August 2 at Mercy Living Center, Tupper Lake.  Born on August 18, 1922 in Saranac Lake, New York, she was the daughter of Lawrence and Ella (Morgan) Beseth. Muriel was the Valedictorian of her graduating class at…

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OPEN AUDITIONS – MON AUG 6th

Missoula Children’s Theatre at the LPCA presents Cinderella  Lake Placid—Summer vacation is in full swing, and the Lake Placid Center for the Arts is excited to announce the return of Missoula Children’s Theatre free summer residency program and workshops.  On Monday, August 6 at 9:30am, open auditions will be held for Cinderella. Mark your calendars…

BOATING SAFETY COURSE – August 4th

NEW YORK SAFE BOATING COURSE SCHEDULED  A New York Safe Boating Course will be given by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Division of Law Enforcement on Saturday, August 4th, from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, at the DEC Region 5 Headquarters in Ray Brook, NY.  The New York Safe Boating Course is…

POLL – OWENS AHEAD of DOHENY

Owens Leads Matt Doheny in NY-21 Poll The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee today released a new Anzalone Liszt Research poll that shows Bill Owens with a twelve point lead over Republican repeat challenger Millionaire Matt Doheny. Owens is earning 50 percent of the vote in a three-way race.   In the initial three-way head-to-head for New York’s…

NY DNA DATABANK GOES INTO EFFECT

New York Statehas a new DNA Databank today making New Yorkthe first state in the nation to require the collection of DNA samples from anyone convicted of any felony or Penal Law misdemeanor. Governor Cuomo at the bill signing ceremony in March said the bill will go far to assist law enforcement agencies across the state..…

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SENATOR’S BILLS GET GOV’S SIGNATURE

GOVERNOR SIGNS BILLS TO ALLOW PROCUREMENT ‘PIGGYBACKING’ and to ENCOURAGE HYDRO-ELECTRIC Two bills sponsored by Senator Betty Little are now laws, having been signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo. PIGGYBACKING The first (S.5525c, Chapter 308) allows municipalities and school districts in New York to jointly contract for goods and services with any other federal, state…

K&J SHOW – LOCAL BANKING

 The Federal Reserve isn’t overly excited about job growth in theUnited States.. Saying that is probably an understatement as one would expect the FED to be, well.. Reserved… about their expectations unless perhaps they were a bit more optimistic…  Today on the K&J show, we’re exploring the first six months of the year among three of…

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LACROSSE – FCA WINS AGAIN

LAKE PLACID SUMMIT LACROSSE The Lake Placid Classic Continues as 199 teams in 15 different divisions of play and youth Lacrosse Camps converge on Lake Placid, and three primary sites including the North Elba Fields, The Horse Show Grounds, andNorthwoodSchool.  For spectators, theNorth Elbafields act as the tournament headquarters with food and other vendors, tournament…

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TALK OF THE TOWN – 080212

Dave called about the K&J Show – an expose on the Water Project – and the water treatment plant and commented that he fishes in the water below the plantand finds that it’s clean and the fish are healthy. AUDIO – 080212 – Talk of the Town The Olympics head into Day six.  

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RED TIDE

NEW YORK- New Yorkers are seeing a new environmental problem that has plagued folks in New England for a while: Red tides. And if you thought the AdirondackParkwas the only place where environmental groups here’s a look an issue affecting New York.. At the east end of a vacation getaway for many in New York…

OBITUARY – Rosemary Lake-Liotta

Rosemary Sigwalt Lake-Liotta, age 58, of 703 County Route 60, Rainbow Lake, NY, died Monday, July 23, 2012. Born in Elgin, Illinois on July 03, 1954, she was the daughter of James and Mary (Hogarth) Sigwalt. OBITUARY – 080212 – Rosemary Sigwalt Lake-Liotta Rosemary grew up in Barrington, Illinois; graduating from Barrington High School in…

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BLOOD DRIVE

Lake Placid Masonic Lodge #834, in conjunction with the CVPH North Country Regional Blood Center, will be conducting a Blood Drive on Thursday, August 2, 2012  from 3:00-6:00 pm. The site will be the Lodge at 219 Station Street across from the train depot.  Blood donations are an easy and affordable way to contribute to the relief of the…

SARANAC LAKE ROAD CLOSURES August 2nd

Saranac Lake’s Block Party will close downtown roads on Thursday, August 2nd. The Section of Main Street from the intersection at River Street to the Broadway intersection will be closed off for this event. Saranac Lake Police say the road will close at approximately 11:30am and will remain closed until approximately 8pm. In addition to…

TRANSFIGURATIONS from LP SINFONIETTA AUG 5th

“Transfigurations” is the next of the Lake Placid Sinfonietta’s concert series at theLake PlacidCenterfor the Arts.   Held on  Sunday, August 5 at7:30 PMthis concert will feature the ACE trio performing Beethovens magnificent “Triple Concerto” with the orchestra.  Tickets are available through the LPCA box office, 518.523.2512, all seating is reserved.  There is no charge for students…

NY ADDS 156 ACRES

DEC Partners with the Nature Conservancy to Conserve Chubbs Dock Property ALBANY, NY — In partnership with The Nature Conservancy (TNC), the state has acquired 156 acres on Southern Lake Champlain in the Town of Dresdon, Washington County that will be added to the State Forest Preserve, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe…

LACROSSE IN LAKE PLACID – SPORTS SHORTS

The 5th Quarter Club and Saranac Lake Varsity Football team are hosting a free one-night youth football camp for students in grades 1-6 tonight from 6 – 8 p.m.  If you would like more information, call 891-5679..LACROSSE ADULT SCHEDULE BEGINS TODAY!199 teams in 15 different divisions of play and youth Lacrosse Camps converge on Lake…

TRAINING TO IDENTIFY INVASIVES August 2nd

Learn to identify Asian clam, spiny waterflea and other aquatic invasives  KEENE VALLEY At least 79 Adirondack lakes and ponds are infested with invasive plants like Eurasian watermilfoil and water chestnut; however, it is not just invasive plants that threaten the health and beauty of Adirondack water bodies. Aquatic invasive animals such as spiny waterflea…