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K&J interviews Jamie Rogers – ANCAElectric Program Director

The Adirondack North Country Association is Working in partnership with New York State Energy Research and Development Agency, (NYSERDA), ANCA’s programs promote energy efficiency, reduce energy consumption and green house gas emissions, support sustainable community development, and create job opportunities. K&J – 102512 – Jamie Rogers is Energy Program Coordinator at ANCA The Adirondack North Country Association…

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Talk of the Town – Thursday 10/25/12

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DEC Asks Hunters for Help Locating Colin Gillis

New York State Police and DEC Forest Rangers are asking hunters and others bushwhacking in the woods in the town of Piercefield and the town of Tupper Lake to look for and report signs of Colin Gillis.   Colin Gillis was last seen on March 10th  walking on State Route 3 between the communities ofTupperLake…

Obituary – Patricia K Sprenger

Patricia K. Sprenger, age 60, of 57 Algonquin Ave., Saranac Lake, died Tuesday, October 23, 2012. Born in Utica, New York on December 12, 1951, she was the daughter of George and Bess (MacDonald) Folsom. Patricia married James Sprenger on June 22, 1974 in Old Forge, NY. Patricia has been a resident of Saranac Lake since…

K&J – Interview with Karen Bisso – 115th District Assembly Candidate

Karen has lived in Plattsburgh for 30 years.  Prior to her 26-year teaching career, she worked for a Fortune 500 company in sales and marketing. Over the last 10 years, she has become a successful small businesswoman in the field of real estate. She has also been involved in numerous civic organizations. Her background in both the public and private…

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Talk of the Town – Wednesday 10/24/12

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safeTALK about Suicide – Experts visit Lake Placid

The Adirondack Room at the Olympic Training Center here inLake Placidis the site of a special training called Safe Talk.. It’s Sponsored by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.. Lisa Riley is the Board’s President… Riley says their goal is to train teachers, parents, students.. and in fact this program is for anybody over the…

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New Jay Mountain Hiking Trail Ready for Use in the Adirondacks

DEC COMPLETES TRAIL TO RIDGE OF JAY MOUNTAIN Trail Provides Easier and Safer Access to the Mountain*s Summit The newly constructed 2.5-mile trail to the summit of Jay Mountain is complete and available for public use, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Regional Director Robert Stegemann announced today. The trail bypasses the steep…

Obituary – George Denis

George Denis was received into the loving arms of the Lord on October 22, 2012. He was born in Tupper Lake on April 5, 1929. He graduated from Tupper Lake High School (1948) where he was captain of the track and football team.  He married his high school sweetheart,  Joan Lamica at St. Alphonsus Church…

Driving the Saranac Lake Village Beach to Lake Flower hits first Road Block

The concept of moving the Saranac Lake Village Beach to Lake Flower began in June with a facebook site called “Lake Flower Beach Return” and in less than 19 hours, brought in over 3,000 members… and a core group of supporters are meeting regularly. That group includes  Phil Griffin who runs the website Bunk’s Place…

Mountain Biking and Glades in Saranac Lake

There’s a new Mountain Biking Initiative in Lake Placid and Wilmington, The organization is called BETA – and according to Saranac Lake Village Trustee Paul Van Cott, they’re doing a lot of work on the concept of building mountain biking trails in Saranac Lake..  The group has a meeting scheduled with the DEC shortly to…

Funds for Rare Songbird Going South

A New Approach to Protecting a Rare Songbird An alliance of North American scientists and conservationists is taking the unusual step of funding a team of Dominican biologists to work in the migratory songbird’s Caribbean wintering habitat. The Bicknell’s Thrush Habitat Protection Fund at the Adirondack Community Trust has awarded a $5,000 grant to Grupo…

Bevilacqua looks to re-schedule Supervisor debate

The Bevilacqua Campaign for Supervisor in the Town of Harrietstown welcomes the opportunity to continue the campaign on a more open level.. That from Harrietstown Councilman Bob Bevilacqua following an announcement by the Catillaz campaign that Tom has “Rejoined the Campaign.”  An October 9th email from Catillaz supporters announced the suspension of the candidate’s campaign ,…

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K&J – Interviews Tupper Lake Village Board Candidate Ron Lascala

At 37 years old, Ron LaScala says it’s time for some younger blood on the Tupper Lake Village Board. LaScala lives in Tupper Lake with his wife Amanda and says he is concerned for the kids in the region..  We spoke with him Sunday Morning – The interview airs live on WNBZ at 6:35am and…

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Talk of the Town – Monday 10/22/12

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AMC Welcomes new CFO

Adirondack Health is proud to welcome a seasoned professional to serve as its new Chief Financial Officer. Greg Moore began work as a member of Adirondack Health’s executive leadership team recently, and has settled into the community with his wife and two children.  His most recent position was as interim Chief Executive Officer at Pioneers…

National School Bus Safety Week is October 22-26, 2012

The New York Association for Pupil Transportation is recognizing National School Bus Safety Week by calling attention to the benefits and overall safety of the school buses and school transportation systems that transport over 2.3 million New York children every day, and some 25 million nationwide. The yellow school bus is an icon in our…

Obituary – Paula M. Griffin

Paula M. (Gardner) Griffin, age 62, of 235 Lake Street, Saranac Lake, passed away Friday, October 19, 2012 at her home surrounded by her family.  Born in Schenectady, New York on May 12, 1950, she was the daughter of John and Phylis (Macey) Gardner. Paula married Philip “Bunk” Griffin on January 25, 1969 in Saranac…

Adirondack Health Symposium highlights the power of optimism

Who couldn’t use a big dose of optimism?  Adirondack Health Foundation Announces the power of Optimism at the 2012 Health Symposium on Thursday, Nov. 1 , The Power of Optimism: How Joy and Optimism Ignite the Best in All of Us, and hear how to access your energy, creativity and playfulness to achieve your full…