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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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Rabideau says Tourism Funding Should Be Divided Equally

Saranac Lake Village Mayor Clyde Rabideau issued a statement concerning the potential distribution of Franklin County tourism money and bed tax proceeds.  The Mayors comments  follow reaction from Village of Tupper Lake Trustee Rick Donah.. and Tupper Lake’s Mayor and Franklin County Legislator Paul Maroun.. Donah says while the Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism is a…

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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

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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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