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ECAC HOCKEY BACK IN LAKE PLACID

ECAC Hockey announces their return to the 1980 Herb Brooks Arena inLake Placid… The Olympic Regional Development Authority and the ECAC organization have reached a three year agreement to conduct the annual men’s ECAC championship inLake Placid. AUDIO – 081512 – Sports – ECAC Hockey Returns to Lake Placid The Hockey Conference includes 12 of…

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ESSEX COUNTY BOOKMOBILE SALE GOES TO LIBRARY BOARD

EssexCounty’s committee on Public Safety hands over rights to the sale of their bookmobile to the Essex County Free Library system..  At a recent board meeting, Essex County Supervisors agreed to give the library the ability to make choices as to the disposition of their bookmobile..  Supervisor Robi Politi said “They can make whatever decisions…

DEFERRING DEPORTATION IN NEW YORK FOR CHILDREN

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security announces deferred action for children brought intoNew Yorkat a young age. The announcement reflects the thinking that certain young people who were brought to the United States as young children, and do not present a risk to national security or public safety, and who meet selected criteria may be…

FARMERS FIGHT BACK AGAINST OPPOSITION TO DRILLING

A group of landowners, farming, business, industry and construction trade groups are launching an advertising campaign supporting safe and responsible shale gas development inNew York. The campaign includes a series of newspaper advertisements and 60-second radio spots featuring like-minded local business leaders, farmers and service providers. Greg Lancette is head of Plumbers and Steamfitters Local…

Blue Seed Reception for Jack LaDuke

Free and Open to the Public BluSeed is proud to present the color photography of Jack LaDuke titled Sun & Shadow. This collection by LaDuke is a clever presentation of space, shape and light where by the artist has juxtaposed familiar geography with far away landscapes. A special “Meet-the-Artist” Reception and Gallery Talk will be…

K&J Show – Sharing Superintendents

Lake Placid and Saranac Lake are in a unique situation which may not be available to them again. The fact that both Lake Placid’s Superintendent Randy Richards and Saranac Lake Superintendent Gerald Goldman are leaving after the end of the 2012-2013 school year means the school boards have an opportunity to consider the option of…

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SETH KILBURN MISSING

The Lake Placid Police Department is requesting any information regarding the whereabouts of Seth A. Kilburn, 34, of Lake Placid, NY. He was last seen leaving Wise Guys Bar, on School Street, in the Village of Lake Placid, between 12:30am and 1:00am on Sunday, August 12th. Kilburn was last seen wearing a blue and white…

NY CROPS MOSTLY HIGHER

Crop production prospects in 2012 forNew Yorkare mostly higher compared with a year earlier, according to King Whetstone, Director of USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, New York Field Office. Forecasts for soybeans, oats, and dry beans are expected to be higher. Production of winter wheat and corn for grain are expected to be lower than…

FLYTE CHOSEN BY TOWN AND VILLAGE

The Town of Harrietstown and the Village of Saranac Lake are finalizing arrangements to jointly maintain and upgrade equipment and controls using Flyte pumps for managing sewage effluent at their new lift stations.. The water project, is nearly complete, in fact the water tank on Mt Pisgah is currently being filled and should be ready…

EDUCATION COMMISSION REGIONAL MEETINGS

Before Back-to-School, Some Back-Talk to School Reformers Mark Scheerer SYRACUSE, N.Y. – As it continues a series of regional meetings, Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Education Reform Commission pulls into Syracuse today. The body, put together to study how to improve New York’s public schools in difficult economic times, will gather input from parents, teachers and other…

NO MORE CRITERIUM IN SL

The Team Placid Planet website says Thank you for attending the 4th Annual Saranac Lake Downtown Criterium on Sunday, June 10th in 2012..  The Biking event in Saranac Lake was the New York State Criterium Championships for the third year running! AUDIO – 081412 – SPORTS – No More Criterium in Saranac Lake The Event Marks a weekend of activity…

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THURSDAY ART WALKS

SaranacLake’s 3rd Thursday Art Walks will continue this Thursday. The Village of Saranac Lake will again host the talents of regional and local artists of various genres from 5:00 to 7:30pm. Beginning a self-guided tour through Downtown and a couple of outer-lying venues, visitors can go to any participating venue, get a schedule and map,…

Lake Placid ADDS PHYSICIAN

New physician accepting patients at Lake Placid Health Center SARANAC LAKE – A new physician is accepting patients at the Lake Placid Health Center, a member of Adirondack Health.   For Dr. Tracey Viola, the opportunity to care for patients and make a home in the Tri-Lakes region is a dream come true.  Both she and…

EURASIAN MILFOIL SUMMIT

The Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program (APIPP) is a cooperative effort initiated in 1998 among citizens and organizations of the Adirondacks. Our mission is to protect the Adirondack region from the negative impacts of nonnative invasive species.  The program coordinates two projects: the Aquatic Invasive Species Project and the Terrestrial Invasive Species Project. The APIPP serves…

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RAILWAY ADDS 20 NEW JOBS

It’s the first week of Freight Train Service for the Saratoga & North Creek Railway following a ribbon cutting  ceremony which the company says marks beginning of 20 new job opportunities in theNorth Country.. The Saratoga & North Creek Railway launching the first freight train service to traverse the Sanford Lake Branch line in over…

PLEIN AIR FESTIVAL – SL ART WORKS

The Saranac Lake Art Works – Plein Air Festival kicks off this Thursday with nearly 50 artists signed on to participate. This year marks the 4th time the event has visitedSaranacLake.  It begins Thursday and runs through the weekend. Saranac Lake ArtWorks has teamed with the Village of Saranac Lake to build an experience they’re…

SPORTS SHORTS – 1932 RENOVATION

The Olympic Center’s 1932 rink is being restored..  The structure is being restored to its original appearance in the 1930’s. Some of the work includes the installation of windows that have been enclosed by brink since prior to the 1980 Olympic Winter Games.  The revitalization project is being financed through the remaining funds from a…

LITERACY ON THE K&J SHOW

The Saranac Lake Central School Board hears new results from the Elementary Literacy Programs run by Diana LeBlanc.  They take great pride in providing the staff and students with best practices in education. Early literacy skills focus on the five big ideas in reading: including Phonemic Awareness, Phonic Instruction, Vocabulary, Fluency and Comprehension. AUDIO – 081012…

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TOWN OF JAY WATER DISCOUNT

Here’s a note from The Town of Jay…  if you have received Town of Jay 2012 Water Billing and your home was damaged by Hurricane Irene and you are no longer receiving Town Water, you may be eligible for a discounted rate. In order to be considered for this rate reduction, You simply need to…

COMPARING NY APPLES AND ORANGES

NEW YORKFRUIT PRODUCTION DOWN SIGNIFICANTLY The Drought is having an affect on the Corn Crop across theUnited Statesand closer to home, Total apple production inNew Yorkis forecast at 590 million pounds according to King Whetstone, Director of the USDA’s New York Field Office. This is 52 percent below last year. This forecast is the lowest…