Ted Morgan

Birthday Club Wed 10/29/14

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Podcast 7am Wed 10/29/14

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Lake Placid Favorite Andrew Weibrecht Prepares for Winter Ski Season

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With winter rapidly approaching and skiers of all ages preparing for yet another season of activities at whiteface, One Olympic Medalist.. Lake Placid’s Andrew Weibrecht is already well into training for the World Cup Season which isn’t as far off as many might think.. Last year, Weibrecht was dealing with a few injuries and a surgery…

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Alliance Opposes Charter Schools

The Alliance for Quality Education, local school superintendents and leaders of the state’s major community organizations issued the following statement in response  to Gov. Cuomo’s vow to break the public schools “public monopolies” and replace them with more privately-run charter schools. “Gov. Cuomo has laid clear plans to expand his frontal assault on our public…

Smart Schools Bond Referendum on Ballot Nov 4th

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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today received the final report from the Smart Schools Commission, an advisory board established by the Governor to gather information on strategies for how schools can most effectively invest proceeds from the proposed $2 billion Smart Schools Bond. The Commission’s findings focus on expanding robust broadband and wireless connectivity for schools…

Sound of Heart Monitor Identified as Culprit in SUNY’s Mailbox Scare – Angel College Center Re-opens

The Angel College Center at SUNY Plattsburgh is back to business as usual this afternoon..  Earlier today, however, a sound coming from a nearby mailbox caused some alarm.. At about 9am a student affairs staff member originally reported the strange sound to University Police On Campus…   Ken Knelly, is the Executive Director, Marketing and Communications…

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Podcast 7am 10/28/14

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Birthday Club Tuesday 10/28/14

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Podcast 6am Tuesday 10/28/14

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North Country Development Authority Joins with Ex-Im Bank

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Congressman Bill Owens (D-N.Y.), the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank), and the Development Authority of the North Country announced that Ex-Im Bank has joined forces with the Development Authority in order to help local businesses boost export sales and jobs. In April 2014, Senator Gillibrand, who is a member of the President’s…

Public Hearing on Lake Flower Lodge Project set for Nov 10th

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The Village of Saranac Lake is proposing a different look for the Lake Flower Lodge project..  Saranac Lake Mayor Clyde Rabideau says the board, in conjunction with the Planning Board was looking for something that combined Adirondack features with other styles in the village of Saranac Lake.. Essentially, they’ve taken away some of the larger Adirondack…

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Gillibrand Says Put a Stop to Plastic Microbeads

Kirsten Gillibrand

Standing at The Port of Oswego Marina Monday in Oswego, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, joined by Terry Hammil, Port of Oswego Chairman of the Board, Sarah Eckel with Citizens Campaign for the Environment, and Oswego Mayor Tom Gillen, urged Congress to pass new legislation to ban plastic microbeads in personal care products. Plastic microbeads are found…

Heroin arrest in Plattsburgh

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On October 25, 2014, at approximately 1 a.m., State Police conducted a traffic stop on Moffitt Road in the town of Plattsburgh on a 2002 Subaru Impreza. 20-year-old Samad Williams of Jersey City, New Jersey, fled on foot from the vehicle, dropping packages of heroin from his pants pockets as he ran. After a short…

Plattsburgh man arrested following domestic dispute

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On October 25, 2014, at approximately 2:30 p.m., State Police responded to 24 Ball Street in the town of Plattsburgh for a report of a domestic dispute.  44-year-old Leo D. LeClair of Plattsburgh, reportedly pushed the 29-year-old female victim and stole her NYS Benefit card and cell phone before fleeing on foot. Troopers also determined…

K&J – ROOST -Tourism Promotion and A Destination Master Plan

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Today in the K&J Show, we’re checking in on The Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism.. On Friday, representatives from 33 towns, villages and hamlets have come together in a process to develop a destination master plan… ROOST President Jim McKenna says this is the first step for the entire region to begin to develop a destination…

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More Grant Money for Emergency Services in AuSable, Jay, Keene

Randy Douglas

Essex County Officials has received grant funding in the amount of $37,403 for the purchase of swift water rescue equipment to be shared by Keene, Keene Valley, Upper Jay, Jay and Au Sable Forks fire departments.. Town of Jay Supervisor and Essex County Board of Supervisors Chairman Randy Douglas says  “During Hurricane Irene these five…

Birthday Club Monday 10/27/14

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Podcast 7am Monday 10/27/14

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CVPH Foundation Partners with Strand

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The Foundation at CVPH is partnering with The Strand Center for the Arts in securing regional art for the hospital.. Their goal is to improve the experience of patients and visitors. Since 1989 the Foundation at CVPH has worked to connect the generosity of the community with opportunities to promote health and wellness in partnership…

New York Spending up 3.3% to $6,998 per Resident.

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According to the Comptroller’s office in New York… State Spending in 2013-14 was $6,998 per New Yorker..   According to the Comptroller’s annual report.. New York State spending increased 3.3 percent to $137.5 billion while State-funded debt declined slightly to $63.3 billion. Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli says “Recent budget actions and an economy that continues to strengthen…