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North Elba Finalizes 2013 Budget

The Town of North Elba approved the proposed 2013 Budget on Tuesday night and WNBZ begins a week-long review of the specifics.. Today, we’re focusing on the General Fund balances, Cathy Gregory is the Town’s Budget Officer She presented the finalized 2013 proposed budget to the board during a Public Hearing Tuesday Evening. AUDIO –…

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Village of Saranac Lake Considers Skateboarding Park Options

The Village of Saranac Lake Tables a resolution proposing to place the recently donated Skateboard Park Equipment on the tennis court in Ampersand Park. Village Residents who are neighbors of the park are in attendance at the meeting along with other community members who have come out for the discussion have filled the meeting room…

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K&J Interviews Trudeau Chief Ronald Goldfarb

Benjamin Brewster, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Trudeau Institute, announced the appointment of Dr. Ronald H. Goldfarb as Trudeau’s sixth President, Director and CEO, effective October 1, 2012. Dr. Goldfarb, who has more than 30 years of experience in cancer research and development in both academic and industrial settings, most recently served…

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Cuomo Launches New Commission to Study Utilities Storm Preparation and Management

 RECOMMEND REFORMS TO OVERHAUL REGULATION OF ENTIRE SYSTEM TO BETTER DEAL WITH EMERGENCIES Commission to Investigate Companies’ Preparedness and Make Recommendations to Improve Future Response to Major Weather Incidents Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today signed an Executive Order to establish a commission under the Moreland Act that will investigate the response, preparation, and management of…

SUNY Plattsburgh Students Raising Funds for Hurricane Sandy Relief

SUNY Plattsburgh students are joining forces to raise funds for the American Red Cross Hurricane Sandy relief effort.  Organizations, individual students, sororities and fraternities have staged coin drives in the residence halls, are hosting tabling events at the Angell College Center and Champlain Centre Mall and will be engaging in other efforts in the coming…

Wild Center Hosts Adirondack Youth Climate Summit

The Wild Center Fourth Adirondack Youth Climate Summit November 14th & November 15th, 2012 New at the fourth Adirondack Youth Climate Summit! Plenary session and workshop by the Alliance for Climate Education (ACE), a national nonprofit dedicated to educating America’s high school students about the science behind climate change and inspiring them to do something about…

Supper on Sandy – Dining for Disaster Releif – Nov 14th

North Country Restaurants Host   “Supper On Sandy: Dinning For Disaster Relief” on Nov. 14  MORRISONVILLE, NY (Nov. 9, 2012) – North Country residents are encouraged to take the night off from cooking on Wednesday, November 14, 2012, from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. and have “Supper on Sandy.” Ten restaurants spread across Clinton, Essex…

St Joe’s is Homeward Bound for Veterans in the Adirondacks

A New Homeward Bound Office Opens in Saranac Lake. Jordanna Mallach is Program Coordinator for Homeward Bound Adirondacks. Part of their obligation is to be out in 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…

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K&J – Veteran’s Day

A Veteran’s Day Ceremony this year is held on Monday at 11am in the Harrietstown Town Hall…  Seated on the Stage are the Reverend Michael Richards, Colonel Eric Olsen, Congressman Bill Owens, an air force veteran himself, Jordanna Mallach, Steve Borst, Ray Bolla, Frank Camello, Tim Pierce who is the representative for veterans in our…

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T.O.T.- Tuesday 11/13/12

Talk of the Town for Tuesday 11/13/12

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Mercy Care for the Adirondacks Commissions 18 new Parish Nurses

In a Dedication Ceremony held at the Sisters of St. Joseph in Watertown on November 3, 2012, Bishop Terry LaValley commissioned 18 Parish Nurses who had completed the “Foundations in Faith Community Nursing Workshop” offered by Mercy Care for the Adirondacks. Bishop LaValley remarked: “Parish Nurses are treasured ministers in our parishes that are blessed…

Wound Center adds skilled specialist to its care team

SARANAC LAKE – A familiar face has returned to Adirondack Health with the addition of Lynn Sarr to the highly specialized and caring team at the Wound and Hyperbaric Treatment Center in Saranac Lake. A long-time resident of Saranac Lake, Lynn is an Adult Nurse Practitioner who has received additional special training in wound and…

Lake Placid Ambulance Service says Thank You

At Thanksgiving time, the Lake Placid Volunteer Ambulance Service expresses appreciation to the community for their support during 2012. It’s been a busy and exciting year. First, gratitude is extended to the volunteer members and paid staff, who have responded to more than 1250 calls so far this year. This pace is 4-5 per day.…

NYS Counties Renew Call to Fix Preschool Special Education

 We can do better for our kids and our taxpayers.  That’s the message out of the New York State Association of Counties this week in a report recommending specific reforms to New York’s Preschool Special Education Program. The report, titled “Roadmap to Mandate Relief: Improving Preschool Special Education,” details changes the State government can make to…

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

TALK of the TOWN

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K&J Interviews Ed Good – Northwood School

Headmaster Ed Good says “Northwood School defines itself at least in part by its location in the spectacular Adirondack Mountains. We take strength and our school mission from the serenity and the awesome beauty we live around each day.” The School’s core values of Respect, Responsibility, Courage, Compassion and Integrity are the foundation for all…

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NY Governor Cuomo Thanks Veterans

A Veteran’s Day Salute to our Troops from Governor Andrew Cuomo; “On this day and every Veterans Day, we honor the men and women of our nation’s Armed Forces who for generations have answered the call of duty to preserve the freedom we as Americans cherish today. In times of war and peace, our service…

A New Facebook for “Team Saranac Lake”

Saranac Lake Mayor Clyde Rabideau and Trustee Paul Van Cott today announced the launch of a new Facebook page called, “Team Saranac Lake,” to spur public dialogue of current issues. Trustee Paul Van Cott says they’re looking to reach more Saranac Lakers, keep them informed, and find out what is on their minds,”  Van Cott …

Forrest “Dew Drop” Morgan Passes Away at 90

Forrest “Dew Drop” Morgan, age 90, of Saranac Lake, died Saturday, November 10, 2012 at AMC-Uihlein Mercy Center in Lake Placid. Born in Saranac Lake, New York on August 16, 1922, he was the son of Wilbur and Anna (Leonard) Morgan. Dew attended St. Bernard’s School, Saranac Lake Central Schools and Tilton Prep School in…

USA Mens Four Man Bobsleds finish 2-3 in World Cup Season Opener

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (Nov. 10, 2012)- The U.S. men’s team continued their medal streak by finishing 2-3 in today’s four-man bobsled event at Mount Van Hoevenberg. Reigning World Champions Steven Holcomb (Park City, Utah), Steve Langton (Melrose, Mass.), Justin Olsen (San Antonio, Texas) and Curt Tomasevicz (Shelby, Neb.) teamed together in the BMW Night Train…