Ted Morgan

Black Friday…Cyber Monday…Now #Giving Tuesday?

The idea was hatched just a few weeks ago at the 92nd Street ‘Y’ in New York City. It grew out of the simple observation that Americans have a day for giving thanks and two days – Black Friday and Cyber Monday – for snapping up bargains, so why not a day for giving back?…

K&J – Holiday Helpers Head Elf Dawn Rogers

Holiday Helpers is a program built in the 70s designed for one or two needy families and today it’s expanded to helping more than 245 children in need with toys, clothing, boots, jackets and food for the holidays. The program is set up to make distributions on December 15th. During our conversation, we hear about…

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T.O.T.- Wednesday 11/21/12

TALKoftheTOWN

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Police Seek Suspect in Pine Street Bridge Shooting

Saranac Lake Police are investigating a report of a robbery.  At approximately 6:45 PM Tuesday, 11/20/2012, a person called 911 to report being shot.  Police located the victim, 55 YOA, was located on the train trestle near Pine St in the Village of Saranac Lake.  The victim reported to police he was walking in an…

K&J Interviews Jordanna Mallach – Homeward Bound Adirondacks

A New Homeward Bound Office Opens in Saranac Lake. Jordanna Mallach is Program Coordinator for Homeward Bound Adirondacks.  This new organization is reaching out to the community and you may see them at community events speaking about their work especially now that they’ve opened their new facility on Helen Hill and unless they’re out in…

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WNBZ’s Tips for Slow Drivers – GET OUT OF THE WAY!

No doubt most of us will be traveling somewhere for Thanksgiving. And Safety is a big part of any holiday weekend, especially this one.. So we’ve prepared a few tips from different sources to lend a hand with driving to and from your destination.. Here’s step number one…  get gas today and make sure you’re…

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Tupper Lake Trustee Speaks Out on Regional Tourism Marketing in the Tri-Lakes

The Village of Tupper Lake should be part of a regional marketing and tourism initiative. That’s the word from Village Trustee Rick Donah. He’s responding to Jessica Collier’s Article yesterday in the Adirondack Daily Enterprise describing a visit from Saranac Lake’s Chamber of Commerce President Craig Stevens, Saranac Lake Village Trustee Paul Van Cott, and…

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T.O.T.- Monday 11/19/12

TALKoftheTOWN

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Sheriff Mulverhill Sponsors Fanklin County Hurricane Sandy Relief

Franklin County Sheriff Kevin Mulverhill is holding a donation drive to collect needed items for the victims Hurricane Sandy in New York City, and Long Island. This drive, sponsored by the New York State Sheriff’s Association, is part of a statewide effort in cooperation with the Salvation Army. Sheriffs’ offices around the state are collecting…

A Lesson in “Paying it Forward” From Superstorm Sandy

A bus full of members of the United Federation of Teachers drove from New York City last year to help residents of the Schoharie School District clean up after a catastrophic tropical storm. This year, a bus is headed in the other direction, part of relief efforts organized by upstate New York teachers. At least…

WNBZ congratulates all 2012 Zone 6 “All State” Music Students

Elizabethtown Central School doubled it’s enrollment on Friday as students from all 18 schools in Zone 6 converged on the school for the day to prepare for the 2012 Zone 6 Area All State Music Festival held this weekend in E-town… The Selection Committee included Kimberly Weems from Lake Placid, Keith Kogut from Saranac Lake,…

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Ski & Snowboard Screening at LPCA

Warren Miller’s FLOW STATE to be screened at LPCA Ski & Snowboard Addicts Take Note! Co-presented by LPCA, The Cottage and Whiteface; sponsored by NYSEF, Placid Planet, and Mountain Khakis The Lake Placid Center for the Arts presents their Annual Ski Season Film Event – Warren Miller’s FLOW STATE on Saturday, November 17. Doors open at 6:30pm, give-aways begin at…

More Support for Re-Opening Rail Corridor UMP in Harrietstown

The Town of Harrietstown becomes the most recent municipality to ask New York State to re-visit the Unit Management Plan for the Rail Corridor between Lake Placid and points South of the Adirondacks….  Recently, Iowa Pacific Holdings announced their interest in working with the Adirondack Scenic Railroad to restore the rail line between Utica and…

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North Elba Moves forward with plans for Recreational Trail on Rail Corridor

The Town of North Elba Board is moving forward with a project to build a recreational trail from Lake Placid to Ray Brook. While many on the board were uncomfortable with the three point one million dollar expense, they’ve taken a new look at proposals to reduce the overall costs to build the trail and…

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Hiking and Ski Trail Connects Mt Pisgah with Old Lake Colby Road

The Village of Saranac Lake secures easements from Mt. Pisgah to Old Lake Colby Road. easments, representing phase one of a plan to introduce a connector for use by cross-country skiers, hikers and mountain bikers between Mt Pisgah and Dewey Mountain. Saranac Lake Mayor Clyde Rabideau says The first easement was granted by James Hoyt…

Blue Seed Studios Presents another Live at BluStage Concert Tomorrow

The BlueSeed Studios “Live at BluStage” Concert Series presents the International Guitar Duo of Loren Barrigar & Mark Mazengarb. Saturday, November 17th – 7:30pm at Blue Seed Studios, 24 Cedar Street, Saranac Lake
. Tickets: $14.00/$12.00 BluSeed Members “Fresh and exciting… these guys ROCK!”   - Tommy Emmanuel, Guitar Virtuoso For Tickets call 518-891-3799 or email art@bluseedstudios.org. BluSeed Studios is a member supported…

Lake Placid Library Showcases Carl Rubino

“How I see the Adirondacks,” is the theme by fine arts photographer Carl Rubino in his upcoming show at the Lake Placid Public Library.  All are invited to a free reception for the opening from 5 to 7 p.m., Friday, November 16. The exhibit will encompass the past five years of Rubino’s work which includes…

T.O.T.- Thursday 11/15/12

Talk of the Town 11-15-12 Take down the political signs

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K&J – Interviews Town of Franklin Supervisor Art Wilman

The Town of Franklin Voted to approve their 2013 budget yesterday. Today on the K&J show we spoke with Town of Franklin Supervisor Art Wilman about the new Rescue District in the Budget which replaces the Saranac Lake Fire District, and the Highway Department budget. Plus we talk about the Kate Mountain Recreation Park and…

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