Ted Morgan

K&J – Rugby Weekend – Sunday’s Finals in Bloomingdale

080414 - RUGBY - THUMB

Rugby Weekend comes to a close with the division finals in Bloomingdale on Sunday and that’s where we caught up with several of the teams and their coaches, in fact, we’re talking to Members of the Committee, Players, Families, and Spectators all here for the final matches of the weekend.. K&J – 080414 – Rugby…

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

K&J – Rugby Weekend extra – Team Photos

080414 - RUGBY pics - THUMB

A big day on Sunday behind the Bloomingdale Fire Department.. The baseball fields converted into one Rugby field with several hundred spectators.. as the championship matches are played in each division. These photos are some additional pictures taken during the course of the day and during our interviews of teams and their coaches..

Oil Train Task Force is Going County-Wide

080414 - Oil Train - THUMB

Plattsburgh Councilwoman Rachelle Armstrong has been spearheading the development of a task force to look into the issue of trains loaded with Bakken Crude Oil rolling through the City and she’s recently developed a plan that includes not only local officials, but also county emergency management officials and representatives from many different communities affected by…

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Gillibrand Introduces New Cyber-Security Laws

Kirsten Gillibrand

A New Cyber Information Sharing Tax Credit Would Incentivize Critical Infrastructure Businesses to Join Information-Sharing Organizations to Strengthen Their Cyber Security On the tenth anniversary of the release of the 9/11 Report last week, the report’s authors outlined current threats to our national security in a document called “Reflections on the Tenth Anniversary of The 9/11 Commission Report.” The authors – members of the original 9/11 Commission – concluded that…

More Funding for the Adirondack Regional Airport

Adirondack Regional Airport Apron - THUMB

Congressman Bill Owens announced $632,610 in grants awarded to the Adirondack Regional Airport from the U.S. Department of Transportation. The funds will be used to expand the aircraft rescue and firefighting building and the snow removal equipment building. “Local airports like this one are critical for the economy, supporting the continued growth of  tourism and…

Podcast 7am Friday 8/1/14

Podcast 7am – 080114

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Birthday Club Friday 8/1/14

Birthday Club – 080114

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

K&J – 500 Acres of Bison.. In Vermontville

BISON 01 - THUMB

If you’re looking for a home where the Buffalo Roam, You may want to head to Vermontville because there are a growing number of Buffalo Roaming wild on the Norman Ridge Road at the Edgley Farm… Which is where we found ourselves on Monday during a visit by Congressman Bill Owens with owners Ron and…

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Birthday Club Thursday 7/31/14

Birthday Club – 073114

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Podcast 7am Thursday 7/31/14

Podcast 7am – 073114

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Podcast 6am Thursday 7/31/14

Podacst 6am – 073114

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

CNA Training in Tupper Lake

Mercy CNA grads - THUMB

Mercy Living Center in Tupper Lake celebrated the graduation of five students from its latest Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Training Program. The training to become a CNA is rigorous and is designed to prepare students for a career in long term care.  Students receive 156 hours of clinical and laboratory experience and 66 hours of…

2nd Annual Quad Rugby Comes to NCCC Gym Today

Quad-1030x659 - THUMB

The CanAm Rugby Tournament is hosting the 2nd Annual Quad Rugby Tournament for Thursday, July 31st and Friday, August 1st at the 41st Annual CanAm Rugby Tournament in Saranac Lake. Quad rugby, aka Wheelchair Rugby, features paralympic athletes who deliver the intensity, determination, and physical exertion/entertainment rugby is legendary for. It is the very game…

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Gillibrand Takes Aim at Sexual Assaults on College Campuses

073114 - GILLIBRAND - THUMB

New, bipartisan legislation introduced Wednesday takes aim at sexual assaults on college and university campuses by protecting and empowering students, and strengthening accountability and transparency for institutions—including establishing stiff penalties for non-compliance with the legislation’s new standards for training, data and best practices. AUDIO – 073114 – Gillibrand Discusses New Legislation to Protect Students from…

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

VA Bill passes House Conference

Bill Owens 150x150 THUMB

Congressman Bill Owens votes to approve the Veterans Access, Choice & Accountability Act of 2014.. It’s a bill we’ve been hearing about for the past few days which will reform the Department of Veterans Affairs.. It went to conference to combine the Senate and House differences and conference report was approved by a wide bipartisan…

Owens Presented with “Spirit of Enterprise” Award

Owens - Spirit of Enterprise Award - THUMB

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce recognized Congressman Bill Owens on Wednesday with a prestigious “Spirit of Enterprise” award for his leadership on economic and business issues during the 113th Congress. “My focus as a representative has always been economic growth and job creation, which depends first on the health and success of the private sector,”…

K&J – Senator Gillibrand Announces Legislation to FIght Invasive Species

073014 - Gilibrand in Lake Placid - THUMB

The K&J Show on WNBZ..  Today, with the help of U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillbrand, we’re focused on Invasive Species..  Senator Gillibrand visited Lake Placid on Monday to discuss new legislation she’s proposed which would add another level of regulations in the fight to prevent the spread of invasive species in New York.. and during her presentation,…

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Skate Park Construction Delayed by Two Weeks

It appears breaking ground on the new Skate Park behind community Bank in Saranac Lake will be delayed another week pending a final review of insurance documents which the contract requires…   Right now, the Skate Park Committee has met all of the requirements of the contract with one exception, they have bids out to insurance…

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Birthday Club Wed 7/30/14

Birthday Club – 073014

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

VA Gets a Boost from House and Senate

VA BILL Signing - THUMB

Conferees Ok VA Bill House and Senate negotiators late Monday signed a conference committee agreement on legislation that would allocate about $17 billion to overhaul the Department of Veterans Affairs. The agreement, filed in the House of Representatives shortly before midnight, includes $5 billion for strengthening the VA by recruiting more doctors, nurses and other medical…