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WWII Hero’s Remains head to Arlington

The Secretary of the Army approves the request for burial of local World War II hero, Dr. Rene Joyeuse, in Arlington National Cemetery in Washington. During World War II Joyeuse worked for the United States Office of Strategic Services and parachuted behind German Lines before D-Day with orders to gather crucial intelligence about German military…

Comptroller Audits Town of Jay Books

New York State’s Comptroller’s Office releases the results of an audit of the Town of Jay Finances..  The Purpose of Audit to review the Town’s internal controls over user charges from January 2011 through March 31, 2012. The Town of Jay’s budget appropriations for the 2012 fiscal year are about $2.32 million and the Comptroller…

K&J – St Luke’s Christmas Bazaar

St Luke’s Church Ladies Guild will be holding their annual Christmas Bazaar on Saturday December 1st from 10am until 3pm in the Parish Hall at St Luke’s, 136 Main Street, Saranac Lake, NY. The event will feature Hand knitted gifts, handcrafted wooden toys, baked goods and handmade items plus jewelry and a raffle with lunch…

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T.O.T. Thursday 11/29/12

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Saranac Lake Chamber Hires Katy Van Anden as Executive Director

The Saranac Lake Chamber of Commerce Hires Katy Van Anden as their new Executive Director.  Katy is a graduate of Saranac Lake High School, and grew up learning the ins and outs of small business managing her parent’s local delicatessen and catering business The Lakeview Deli.   She pursued her college career at the Massachusetts College…

T.O.T. Wednesday 11/28/12

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K&J – Lake Placid’s District Comprehensive Improvement Plan

The Lake Placid School Board Approves a new Middle High School and Elementary District Comprehensive Improvement Plan for District and School Leadership, Curriculum Development and Support, Student Social and Emotional Development, and Family and Community Engagement. The Lake Placid School District recently found itself on a state accountability list. According to Dr Richards it used…

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T.O.T. Tuesday 11/27/12

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Mayor Rabideau Pays Tribute to Saranac Lake High School Athletes

Saranac Lake’s Mayor Clyde Rabideau pays tribute to Elena Beideck for her participation in the New York State Athletic Association Class C Championships four years in a row. Biedeck is only one of three girls in Section Seven who has competed in the State Meet over the last four years. She’s is also a four…

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Skate-Park Committee Says “Poop or Get Off the Pot”

After considering the tennis court at Ampersand Park in Saranac Lake at a recent village board meeting and being met with a roomful of opposition, The Village Board asked the Skate Park Committee to consider other locations and according to Rich Shapiro, it’s time for the board to make up their minds.. Shapiro, in his…

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Saranac Lake’s New Water Plant Revving up to Full Speed

Saranac Lake’s new water infrastructure is fully operational and Operations Manager Kevin Pratt tells us the system had a minor issue with couplings leaking in the system but now everything is sealed properly and holding pressure which means Saranac Lake will be making use of these new wells. AUDIO – WATER INFRASTRUCTURE 112612 Last time…

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VT VA Getting New CBOC

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders announces the selection of a contractor to build a new $2.6 million community-based outpatient clinic for veterans in Burlington which will serve about 4,000 veterans. The Senator is a member of the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs and at a recent interview, he said the need for health care service has…

L.P.A.S. Christmas Tree Sale Moves to Mill Pond Drive

The Lake Placid Volunteer Ambulance Service is again hosting a Christmas tree sale. This year the sale has moved to the Ambulance quarters on Mill Pond Drive due to construction on the Old Military Rd. location. The trees are again coming from a local farm in Northern New York, which means they have a very small carbon…

Remember to Read the Fine Print on Gift Cards

DiNapoli Cautions New Yorkers To Read Fine Print When Purchasing Holiday Gift Cards State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli urged New Yorkers to pay special attention to fees and expiration dates when purchasing gift cards as holiday gifts. “If you plan on giving gift cards this holiday season, my advice is pay attention,” DiNapoli said. “Some…

K&J – 12 Days of Christmas and The Back Country

Today inside the K&J show CBS’ Erickson Blakney talks Pear Trees and French Hens with PNC Wealth Management – Managing Executive of Investments Jim Dunigan. The Twelve Days of Christmas gets more expensive in 2012. Plus join us for Part II – The Adirondacks and the Back Country – a conversation with DEC Forest Ranger…

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T.O.T. Monday 11/26/12

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Special Olympics Needs Team USA Training Camp Volunteers in Lake Placid

Volunteers needed for the Special Olympics Team USA Training Camp For the first time, all 210 members of Special Olympics Team USA will be in historic Lake Placid, New York for Special Olympics Team USA’s official training camp, prior to their participation in the 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games in the Republic of Korea.…

Saranac Lake’s Mayor to Salute Sports Teams

Village to Salute Red Storm Football Team Mayor Clyde Rabideau will issue a mayoral proclamation saluting the Saranac Lake Central School Red Storm Football Team at its regular Monday night meeting in the Village Hall, which starts at 5:30 PM, for winning its third straight Class C title in Section 7. Rabideau said, “Our local…

K&J – Reviewing the Pros and Cons of Re-Opening the DOT’s Rail Corridor Unit Management Plan

Today’s K&J Show explores the differing opinions relating to whether or not the Rail Corridor’s Unit Management Plan should be re-opened. The Tupper Lake Village Board hears from Kris Kenniston at a recent meeting. Kris is in favor of removing the rails and replacing them with a recreational trail.  He’s at the meeting with Hope Frenette…

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Thanksgiving at the Saranac Lake Adult Center

Thanksgiving dinner at the Adult Center in Saranac Lake is now in it’s third year and going strong. Each Year the Free dinner is provided with sponsorship and funding provided by St Joe’s Addiction Treatment and Recovery Center, The Carpenter Foundation, and The Women’s Civic Chamber. The Meal was free and included delivery to the…

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