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Woolf says Adirondack Park is Key to Regional Economic Development

Aaron Woolf

From the Malone Telegram MALONE — How can municipalities in northern New York boost their economy? Democratic 21st Congressional District candidate Aaron Woolf believes it can be done by taking advantage of the Adirondack Park. “Let’s not look at what we want to be there, let’s look at what really is there. What are the…

Podcast 6am Tuesday 8/12/14

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Robin Williams Dies in Apparent Suicide

The actor and comedian Robin Williams was found dead Monday at his home in Tiburon, Calif. Police say it appears to have been a suicide. Williams was 63 years old. Emergency personnel were called to the house in Marin County, north of San Francisco, around noon. Officials say the cause of death is suspected to…

IBM’s 5150 – The Personal Computer – turns 33

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When the IBM Personal Computer (IBM 5150) was introduced to the world 33 years ago, it was dramatically clear to most observers that IBM had done something very new and different. (Here’s an excerpt from the IBM archives)  Here you had a large company, steeped in tradition, that had been willing and able to set…

Olive St. Sewer Main Replacement Begins Tuesday

The Saranac Lake DPW will be replacing the sewer main on Olive Street between Broadway and Williams Street starting tomorrow August 12 thru Tuesday August 19th.    The street will be closed between Broadway and Williams starting at 6:00 AM and reopened at 5:00 PM.  Olive Street will be open over the weekend.   Also the DPW…

Plans for a Dog Park at Cliff Haven Recreational Park

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If Plattsburgh’s Recreation Department is successful, Cliff Haven Recreational Park will have a specially designed park for dogs, big and small…  Plattsburgh Councilman Michael Cashman is participating in a meeting at the Cliff Haven Park building on August 13th..  WNBZ caught up with him at the Town Offices and I asked him to give us…

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Podcast 7am Monday 8/11/14

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Birthday Club Monday 8/11/14

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Clinton County on the “Way to Wellville”

Clinton County has been selected as one of 10 finalists in a national Way to Wellville Contest. A look at The contest is sponsored by the group HICCup and they’re in town today for a special visit to the area.. HICCup is a nonprofit founded by angel investor Esther Dyson to encourage a rethinking of…

Disk Golf at Cadyville Park

The Adirondack Disc Golf Association is hosting Chains for Charity III this coming Saturday.. at the Cadyville Disc Golf Course.  The tournament will support Sierra Reynolds, who is from Altona, New York.  Sierra has been battling kidney disease since she contracted e-coli at the age of 2.  She has been through numerous surgeries, but most…

NASCAR Driver Tony Stewart’s Car Kills Fellow Driver

A police investigation into what happened at a NASCAR race at Canandaigua in upstate New York is under way after a 20-year-old driver named Kevin Ward Jr. was killed when he got out of his vehicle. He was run over by three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart. On the 14th lap of the Super Sprint Race, Ward’s no.…

Alliance for Quality Education Pushing for Funding Equity

A new report published by the Alliance for Quality Education and Opportunity Action, says New York State is not only behind on what it owes to schools – $5.9 billion in total Foundation Aid and Gap Elimination Adjustment funding…. But that it owes 2.3 times more to high need schools than wealthy schools. This regressive…

Birthday Club Friday 8/8/14

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Adjusting the 4th Grade in Bloomingdale

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The Saranac Lake School District, as with many other districts in our region is looking to maximize their resources and Superintendent Diane Fox says it’s important to remember that the focus should always be on what’s best for the kids…  One adjustment she’s implementing this Fall is a slight adjustment in the number of students…

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State “Chipping” in with Paving $ for Town of Plattsburgh

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If you remember in July, the Plattsburgh Town Council voted to hire a surveyor to formally mark off 6 new one acre residential parcels on Route 3 in Cadyville… The town has operated a park there for years but it was owned by Clinton Community College..  In 2013, Clinton Community College decided to sell the…

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Changes Coming for the Mayor’s Office at City Hall

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When elected officials call for change in government, one thing that’s generally not on the list is changing their office once they’re elected. In the Case of Plattsburgh Mayor Jim Calnon, things are a little different because his Office in City Hall was in desperate need of a makeover.. Which is exactly what he’s giving…

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Podcast 7am Friday 8/8/14

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Podcast 6am Friday 8/8/14

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Town of Plattsburgh Plans 6 New Parcels on Route 3

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Cadyville Park in the Town of Plattsburgh will be getting a new look on Route 3 this fall.. That’s because the Town Board has voted to retain a surveyor to mark off 6 new one acre residential parcels on Route 3.. As you may know, The town has operated a park there for years but…

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Bring on the Rainbow

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Residents in the Adirondacks were treated to a double rainbow just before sunset on Thursday Evening.. The Rainbow was bright and quite colorful. The sun had clear skies and a clear shot to the showers to the east and it was definitely raining..  The rainbow was bright and clear with more colors than many have…