Ted Morgan

Podcast 7am… 4/1/15

Podcast 7am – 040115

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Dr. Rowena Ortiz-Walters Selected as Dean of School of Business and Economics

Rowena Ortiz-Walters - THUMB

SUNY Plattsburgh has chosen a new Dean for their School of Business and Economics..  and she comes from his current post as chair of management in the School of Business and Engineering at Quinnipiac University .. Dr. Rowena Ortiz-Walters, a professor of management in Conncecticut accepted the position on Monday with the intent of being…

NYS Budget Offers Hope to Small Adirondack Communities & Clean Water

Willie Janeway - THUMB

The NYS budget for the next fiscal year includes much-needed investments in clean water, wilderness, wildlife and communities of the Adirondack Park, including a three-year, $200-million capital program to repair wastewater treatment and drinking water facilities, the Adirondack Council said today. Under the three-year capital investment plan, the state would set aside $50 million this…

Jay Community Garden Applications Available

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The Town of Jay Community Garden is waking up from a long winter. Applications for the 16 individual raised-bed plots in the garden are now available at Town of Jay Offices in the Community Center in Au Sable Forks. Returning gardeners will be given first priority, and the remaining plots will be assigned on a…

Adirondack Health Foundation Supports EMS Education

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The Adirondack Health Foundation is awarding three, $3,500 scholarships to traditional or non-traditional students from the northern Adirondacks who’ve been accepted to an approved Nursing or Allied Health program. Plus recipients may receive funding a second year if they maintain a 3.0 or better cumulative grade point average. And in recognition of the important role…

Birthday Club… Tue 03/31/15

Birthday Club – 033115

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Podcast 7am… Tue 3/31/15

Podcast 7am – 033115

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NYSUT ; “Assembly Helps to Mitigate Cuomo’s Education Agenda”

Karen Magee - NYSUT President - THUMB

 “The Legislature, led by the Assembly, mitigated some of the worst elements of Gov. Cuomo’s toxic agenda after parents and teachers stood up to his bullying,” said NYSUT President Karen E. Magee. “School aid for our kids is moving forward and public schools and colleges will get much-needed state increases. However, while Gov. Cuomo’s attempt…

North Country Chamber Welcomes $1.5 Billion for Upstate Revitalization

Gary Douglas - THUMB

The North Country Chamber of Commerce welcomes the on-time state budget and is pointing to the inclusion of several key items supported by the regional business community. Garry Douglas is President of the North Country Chamber… He says “We’re already starting to take two things for granted… The on time budget.. and the 2% growth…

Reception Thursday for Plattsburgh State Women’s Hockey

SUNY Plattsburgh Womens Hockey - 2015 Champoins - THUMB

SUNY Plattsburgh President John Ettling is inviting members of the campus and greater Plattsburgh community to a reception on Thursday for the Plattsburgh State Women’s Hockey Team.. Now the National Champions.. Tickets for the event are $5 per person. SUNY Plattsburgh students with a valid ID and children 12 and under are free. Tickets will…

Hospitality Program (CHEX) comes to Saranac Lake

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The Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce has recently received funding through the Workforce Development Institute to create a curriculum for the first Saranac Lake Community Hospitality Excellence Experience (or CHEX) A series of workshops for the typical and atypical hospitality staff.  The Chamber’s Executive Director Katy VanAnden says “Business owners and front line staff…

State’s Budget Includes Logger Training at Paul Smiths

Betty Little - THUMB

Senator Betty Little Monday said the state budget will include funding to establish a logger training program at Paul Smith’s College.  Little proposed the new program in response to concerns from paper and pulp mills and other wood product manufacturers about a logger labor shortage in New York. “Sustainable forestry supports jobs, contributes millions of…

Birthday Club… Mon 3/30/15

Birthday Club – 033015

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Podcast 7am… Mon 3/30/15

Podcast 7am – 033015

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NY State Legislators Reach Agreement on Budget

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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie today announced an agreement on the 2015-16 State Budget. The Budget agreement includes what Governor Cuomo calls landmark education reforms and investment, an ethics package with the nation’s strongest disclosure laws for legislators with outside income, and new investments in rebuilding…

Birthday Club… Fri 3/27/15

Birthday Club – 032715

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Podcast 7am… Fri 3/27/15

Podcast 7am – 032715

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A Discussion about Regulating Taxis Begins in Plattsburgh

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The City of Plattsburgh has begun a discussion to investigate possible changes to their outdated rules regulating taxis.. In their work-session on Thursday the Council was joined by 5 independent taxi company owners and members of their staff to help identify the issues these operators face on a daily basis.. Plattsburgh’s Mayor, Jim Calnon says most…

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City Abstains from Approving Protestor’s Request for Parking Spaces

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In Plattsburgh, The City Council has backed away from taking any part in a planned protest by the church group Apostles for Life on April 3rd..   Apostles for life asked the council for permission to use 2 parking spaces in front of Planned Parenthood on Brinkerhoff Street from 9:30 to 11am that Friday but the…

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Birthday Club… Thu 3/26/15

Birthday Club – 032615

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