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Podcast 6am Monday 6/24/13

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K&J – Tupper Lake High School Graduation

K&J – 062413 – Tupper Lake High School Graduation

59 Tupper Lake Middle/High School seniors graduate in a classic ceremony on Saturday. We speak with many students and administrators about their experience.

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Adirondack Council Reviews NY Environmental Legislation

The 2013 Legislative Session ends in Albany over the weekend and the Adirondack Council says they were pleased that it included partial restoration of the Environmental Protection Fund At the close of the session, the Legislature approved the Governor’s Adirondack Park Agency appointments;  two proposed Constitutional Amendments that would add to the Adirondack Park’s public…

Talk of the Town Friday 6/21/13

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Catania Highlights Graduation Events

AUDIO – 062113 – Lake Placid High School and the topic of Education

According to Lake Placid’s Interim School Superintendent Roger Catania, “It’s important to take a step back and look at all of the weeks events leading up to graduation”

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Saranac Seniors Top the Graduation Stats

AUDIO – 062013 – Saranac Lake High School Graduates at top of graduation scores

Saranac Lake Seniors are among the highest percentage of those looking to move into college. High School Principal Bruce VanWeelden says 40.5% of students scored above a 75 on the ELA regents and 80 on the math regents (The Aspirational Performance Measure) Other Schools included Long Lake at 37.5%, Tupper Lake at 32.4%, Malone with 30.9%, Brushton Moira students scored a 30.6% ratio, Chateaugay 26.7%, Lake Placid 24.3%, St Regis Falls 14.7% and Salmon River at 13.8%.

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Podcast 7am Friday 6/21/13

WNBZ News 7am Podcast – 062113

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Podcast 6am Friday 6/21/13

WNBZ News 6am Podcast – 062113

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Brian Latella Appointed as Lake Placid Elementary School Principal

AUDIO – 062013 – Lake Placid Elementary Principal Announced – Brian Latella

Brian Latella will start July 1st as Principal of the Lake Placid Elementary School. Lindsey Keyser is also appointed by the school board as a Special Education teacher beginning September 1st. Superintendent Roger Catania says he knows the selection committee was pleased to make the recommendations.

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Podcast 7am Thursday 6/20/13

WNBZ News 7am Podcast – 062013

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New Mercy Care Friendship Volunteers

On May 21, 2013 Mercy Care for the Adirondacks commissioned new Friendship Volunteers Karen Fleming, Gladys Hatch, Arlene Horton, Raymond McIntyre, Albert Pozzi, Margaret Ratigan, Cynthia Rowe, and Arthur Volmrich.  The training and commissioning ceremony were held at St. Margaret’s Convent Library and Chapel in Lake Placid. Mercy Care has recruited and trained more than…

Owens Touts “Beyond the Border Action Plan”

Congressman Bill Owens recently touted the ongoing implementation of the Beyond the Border Action Plan with a publication in the Canada-United States Law Journal.  Owens’ article, “Beyond the Border: A New Chapter in North American Trade,” highlights the relationship between cross-border trade and economic development, in particular the benefit Canada’s presence offers in the way…

Senate Approves Gov’s APA Appointments

Governor Cuomo’s APA Board Nominations were approved by the Senate yesterday – The newly approved nominees include; Arthur S. Lussi, Daniel Wilt, Karen M. Feldman, and William H. Thomas In a statement following the approvals in the Senate, The Adirondack Council says they are pleased that Gov. Andrew Cuomo has nominated – and the Senate has confirmed —…

Talk of the Town Thursday 6/20/13

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Goldman Says Goodbye to School Board

AUDIO – 062013 – Jerry Goldman Retires – Final School Board Meeting

Saranac Lake Superintendent Jerald Goldman is retiring and will make room for Bloomingdale Principle Diane Fox on July 1st. At their regular board meeting, President Deb Lennon presented him with a placque and a resolution of thanks for his commitment to the district.

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No Place for Hate in Saranac Lake

AUDIO – 062013 – No Place for Hate – Saranac Lake 8th Graders in NYC

A group of 8th Graders in Saranac Lake are just returning from an awards ceremony at Grenwich Village in New York City… Saranac Lake was named one of the “No Place For Hate” schools in the state.. Middle School Principle Trish Kenyon told us about the trip

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K&J Interviews Cook Book Author Jennie Iverson

K&J – 062013 – Jennie Iverson – Author Ski Town Soups Cookbook

Jennie Iverson is the author of the Ski Town Soups cookbook, featuring signature soups from world- class ski resorts. She joins us on the K&J Show to talk about the Chefs, the Soups and Chili. The Cottage in Lake Placid is featured in the book and Jennie will be there from 3 to 5pm (June 20th)

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$80 Million in Support for “Struggling Municipalities”

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Senate Majority Coalition Co-Leaders Dean Skelos and Jeff Klein, and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver announced an agreement on legislation that will create a Financial Restructuring Board for Local Governments as well as reform the binding arbitration process to help eligible municipalities manage their finances and provide public services in a more…