Ted Morgan

PRICE CHOPPER VP JOINS BUSINESS COUNCIL

Price Chopper’s Senior VP of Administration joins the Board of Directors of the Business Council of New York State…   David Golub will join Jim Spitz, CEO of Harris Beach as new board members at the Business Council. Heather Briccetti is President and CEO of The Business Council – She says “These two extraordinary individuals will…

16U Girls Softball – 3rd in Vermont Championships

The Adirondack Chill 16U softball club ended their season Sunday in the Vermont State Championships played at Georgia Beach Park. The team went 4-1 for the weekend and finished in 3rd place. SPORTS 08/07/12 SHORTS – U16 Softball and NYSEF      The Chill opened up against the Vermont Thunder I and came away with…

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CUOMO – STATE’S LARGEST LAND ACQUISITION

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the State’s acquisition of 69,000 acres of the former Finch Pruyn and other Nature Conservancy lands throughout the Adirondacks. This acquisition is the largest single addition to the Adirondack State Forest Preserve in more than a century. “Adding these properties to the Forest Preserve protects the incomparable and breathtaking…

COUNCIL EYES SPINY FLEAS

Boat Washing Stations and State Stewards Needed to Prevent Spread of Spiny Water Flea, Other Non-Native Plants & Animals to State’s Most Remote, Pristine Waters             ALBANY,N.Y.– In light of the recent discovery of the invasive spiny water flea in Lake George and theChamplainCanal, theAdirondackPark’s largest environmental organization today called on Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the…

BOOK FAIR IN SARANAC LAKE

Come to the Fair – The K&J Show – Monday – We speak with Library Director Peter Benson about the fair, the Library’s History and the changing face of libraries across the country AUDIO – 080612 – K&J Show – Peter Benson – SL Library Book Fair  The 57th annual Come to the Fair will be…

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Comptroller Outlines Fiscal Reality for NY

DiNapoli: Local Governments Facing New Fiscal Reality Most Cities in Stress, Struggling to Keep Financial Houses in Order The Great Recession has created difficulties for many local governments that continue to threaten their fiscal health, according to an analysisissued today by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. The study found that nearly 300 local governments had…

DEC ADOPTS FRESHWATER FISHING REGULATIONS

DEC Adopts New Freshwater Fishing Regulations for 2012-2014 ALBANY, NY – Changes to freshwater fishing regulations will be in effect starting Oct. 1, 2012, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced. “New York provides some of the best fishing in the nation and, periodically, DEC modifies existing freshwater sportfishing regulations to enhance…

SPORTS SHORTS – 08/06/12

Saranac Lake Golf Club Friday Night League results for August 3.. Ask anyone, they’ll tell you it was another beautiful night in Ray Brook!  Low gross:      Cody Ecret 37 John Peria & Jeff Reyell 38  Low net:          Andy Fawcett & Tom Lamb 30         Rouse Fountain 31  Skins:              Cody Ecret #1(eagle)  Tom Lamb #6. AUDIO…

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Exploring Elderly Exercise

 PLATTSBURGH,N.Y. — SUNY Plattsburgh students Alanna Darling and Azaliah Tautfest are about to embark on a year-long study to investigate affects of exercise on the cognitive awareness of dementia patients aged 55 and older. The two are this year’s recipients of the Chapel Hill Fellowship, a funding opportunity that helps students pursue an in-depth study of…

REENACTING THE CIVIL WAR

Union and Confederate troops made the 11thannual Civil War reenactment at Robert Moses State Park, Massena on July 28-29 a huge success.  Approximately 100 reenactors came from New York, Vermont, Ohio, Ontario and Quebec, Canada.  The Civil War weekend was sponsored by SeaComm Federal Credit Union.  The reenactment weekend is part of the St. Lawrence…

OBITUARY – Muriel Beseth

Muriel H. Beseth, 89, most recently of Mercy Living Center, Tupper Lake, formerly of 60 Church Street, Saranac Lake, died, Thursday, August 2 at Mercy Living Center, Tupper Lake.  Born on August 18, 1922 in Saranac Lake, New York, she was the daughter of Lawrence and Ella (Morgan) Beseth. Muriel was the Valedictorian of her graduating class at…

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OPEN AUDITIONS – MON AUG 6th

Missoula Children’s Theatre at the LPCA presents Cinderella  Lake Placid—Summer vacation is in full swing, and the Lake Placid Center for the Arts is excited to announce the return of Missoula Children’s Theatre free summer residency program and workshops.  On Monday, August 6 at 9:30am, open auditions will be held for Cinderella. Mark your calendars…

BOATING SAFETY COURSE – August 4th

NEW YORK SAFE BOATING COURSE SCHEDULED  A New York Safe Boating Course will be given by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Division of Law Enforcement on Saturday, August 4th, from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, at the DEC Region 5 Headquarters in Ray Brook, NY.  The New York Safe Boating Course is…

POLL – OWENS AHEAD of DOHENY

Owens Leads Matt Doheny in NY-21 Poll The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee today released a new Anzalone Liszt Research poll that shows Bill Owens with a twelve point lead over Republican repeat challenger Millionaire Matt Doheny. Owens is earning 50 percent of the vote in a three-way race.   In the initial three-way head-to-head for New York’s…

NY DNA DATABANK GOES INTO EFFECT

New York Statehas a new DNA Databank today making New Yorkthe first state in the nation to require the collection of DNA samples from anyone convicted of any felony or Penal Law misdemeanor. Governor Cuomo at the bill signing ceremony in March said the bill will go far to assist law enforcement agencies across the state..…

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SENATOR’S BILLS GET GOV’S SIGNATURE

GOVERNOR SIGNS BILLS TO ALLOW PROCUREMENT ‘PIGGYBACKING’ and to ENCOURAGE HYDRO-ELECTRIC Two bills sponsored by Senator Betty Little are now laws, having been signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo. PIGGYBACKING The first (S.5525c, Chapter 308) allows municipalities and school districts in New York to jointly contract for goods and services with any other federal, state…

K&J SHOW – LOCAL BANKING

 The Federal Reserve isn’t overly excited about job growth in theUnited States.. Saying that is probably an understatement as one would expect the FED to be, well.. Reserved… about their expectations unless perhaps they were a bit more optimistic…  Today on the K&J show, we’re exploring the first six months of the year among three of…

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LACROSSE – FCA WINS AGAIN

LAKE PLACID SUMMIT LACROSSE The Lake Placid Classic Continues as 199 teams in 15 different divisions of play and youth Lacrosse Camps converge on Lake Placid, and three primary sites including the North Elba Fields, The Horse Show Grounds, andNorthwoodSchool.  For spectators, theNorth Elbafields act as the tournament headquarters with food and other vendors, tournament…

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TALK OF THE TOWN – 080212

Dave called about the K&J Show – an expose on the Water Project – and the water treatment plant and commented that he fishes in the water below the plantand finds that it’s clean and the fish are healthy. AUDIO – 080212 – Talk of the Town The Olympics head into Day six.  

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RED TIDE

NEW YORK- New Yorkers are seeing a new environmental problem that has plagued folks in New England for a while: Red tides. And if you thought the AdirondackParkwas the only place where environmental groups here’s a look an issue affecting New York.. At the east end of a vacation getaway for many in New York…