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Podcast 6am Friday 5/9/14

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Battle of Plattsburgh Celebrates Bicentennial

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2014 Marks the Bicentennial Commemoration of the Battle of Plattsburgh.. An event of historic proportions.. In September of 1814, More than 10,000 British Soldiers invaded Northern New York from Canada while their Royal Navy advanced along Lake Champlain.. The goal was to reach New York City and perhaps divide an infant nation in two.. But…

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Birthday Club Thursday 5/8/14

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Podcast 7am Thursday 5/8/14

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Podcast 6am Thursday 5/8/14

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Lake Placid Students Get Friday May 26th Off

The Lake Placid Central School District says they’ll be closed on Friday, May 23rd, 2014. The extra day off is a result of their having not used an emergency day over the winter…  and since Monday, May 26th, 2014 is the scheduled Memorial Day holiday, the additional day off will extend the usual long weekend…

Comptroller Gives Plattsburgh Good Financial Report

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New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli  says A steady population, an expanding tax base and a diverse economy have helped establish a stable financial foundation for the city of Plattsburgh…   The Comptroller made a special visit to Plattsburgh on Wednesday to speak with local business leaders, the media, and local legislators including Town of Plattsburgh…

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DOT-111 Rail Cars No Longer Labeled as Safe for Crude Oil

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U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand praised U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Anthony Foxx’s announcement of a new safety alert that energy companies and oil shippers should no longer use DOT-111 rail cars, and that those companies will be required to make public the routes that Bakken crude is being shipped on, and alert first responders…

Congressman Owens; We Need to Review Incidents at VA

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New York Congressman Bill Owens is calling on VA officials to review incidents and to expand veterans access to community hospitals. A Full review of allegations, he says, would rebuild public confidence, and open the door to better policies… In an email to WNBZ, Congressman Owens says “Caring for our veterans has to be the…

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Birthday Club Wed 5/7/14

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Podcast 7am Wed 5/7/14

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Gillibrand / Senators Condemn Boko Haram Kidnappings

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today joined all twenty Senate women in sending a bipartisan letter led by U.S. Senators Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.) and Susan Collins (R-Maine)  to President Obama condemning the abduction and mistreatment of more than 200 girls by the terrorist group Boko Haram in Chibok, Nigeria and calling for additional international sanctions…

K&J – Interviews Tom Worthington on NY Fire and Safety Codes

In April of 2013 right before parent teacher conferences in Saranac Lake.. There were suddenly no pieces of paper on the wall… The school essentially went from very well decorated walls with items from students and class projects to just the blank walls..  This change inspired a careful look at why this might be necessary…

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NY Assembly Strengthens 1999 Campus Safety Act

Assemblywoman Addie J. Russell (D-Theresa) announced the passage of legislation she sponsored to strengthen the 1999 Campus Safety Act by requiring colleges and universities to report violent felonies and missing students to law enforcement within 24 hours of an incident (A.2089-B). Russell noted that this legislation is crucial to dealing with violent felonies, such as sexual assaults, that have…

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Plunging for the Cause – This Weekend

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On Saturday, May 10, 2014, the Lake Placid Middle School Builder’s Club will host the 7th Annual – Plunge for the Cause. Students and faculty members are getting their towels and wet suits ready to be “FREEZIN’ FOR A REASON” at the Mirror Lake Beach and raise money for a good cause. The Plunge will…

Planning for Plattsburgh’s Beautification

Yellow and Purple Concrete Dividers are beginning to appear in Downtown Plattsburgh.. mainly in anticipation of the summer season and outdoor dining.. The city every year allows local restaurants to reserve parking spaces in front of their establishments for outdoor dining and this is just one piece of the pie when it comes to downtown..  …

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Birthday Club Tuesday 5/6/14

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Podcast 7am Tuesday 5/6/14

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Podcast 6am Tuesday 5/6/14

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AMC Lake Placid Emergency Room goes Part Time June 16th

AMC Lake Placid will be the first in the state to move to a part time Emergency Room…   The Department of Health Approved the request by Adirondack Health to transition it’s existing emergency room in Lake Placid to a 15 hour model..  The plan goes into effect on Monday June 16th.. As part of the…