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K&J – Discussing the Town of Plattsburgh’s 2015 Budget

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The Town of Plattsburgh appears in better shape budget wise next year.. and Today on the K&J show we’re speaking with Supervisor Bernie Bassett.. And Plattsburgh’s Finance Manager Pat Bowen..  Two Thirds of Plattsburgh’s Town budget depends on the Sales Tax in Clinton County which keeps the property taxes in the Town well below the…

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Stefanik / Woolf Both Claiming Victory in 21st Congressional Debate

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Some lively discussion at times between the three candidates running for congress in the 21st District. The Debate aired live on Time Warner Cable Wednesday Night at 7pm and was re-broadcast again later in the evening.. On the Minimum Wage.. Aaron Woolf says increasing the minimum wage would be good for small businesses.. Stefanik responds…

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Horse Show Update – Circuit Heads to Spain

World-class equestrian action at Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping Final The world’s best equestrian athletes are heading for the globe’s most prestigious international team Jumping event – the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup ™ Jumping Final – which takes place in Barcelona, Spain from 9 to 12 October. A total of 14 countries are fielding teams…

A Movie Event Sponsored by “Voters for Change”

Voters For Change will present Robert Greenwald’s highly acclaimed and controversial film, Koch Brothers Exposed at BluSeed Studios on Tuesday, October 14th, at 7:00 PM. The movie, called “scrappy, low-budget, but nevertheless effective” by reviewers, exposes the many and various negative impacts of multi-billionaires Charles and Michael Koch on American society and politics. It tells…

NRCC Responds to Woolf “Two Can Play at That Game”

The National Republican Congressional Committee, through it’s Communications Director Northeast Regional Press Secretary Ian Prior is responding to comments made by Aaron Woolf during his telephone press conference leading up to tonight’s Debate. Here is the text of the NRCC’s response; So Aaron Woolf has questions he wants his opponent to answer at their debate tomorrow? Good,…

Congressional Candidates Debate Tonight

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The first televised debate among candidates for the 21st congressional seat in the North Country takes place tonight at 7pm on Time Warner Cable..  On stage.. Republican Elise Stefanik, The Green Party’s Matt Funiciello and Democrat Aaron Woolf..  In a press conference yesterday, this reporter asked Woolf what he was expecting from Stefanik in the…

Harrietstown Tax Levy Is Headed Over the Cap

The tax levy in the Town of Harrietstown is just one of many in the North Country where the numbers are expected to exceed the tax cap.. Harrietstown Supervisor Mike Kilroy says the allowable tax levy to remain under the 1.56% tax cap in 2015 is $2,079,632. He’s of course good with numbers as he’s also…

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Saranac Lake Puts Final Touches on Local Roads

Saranac Lake DPW Superintendant Jeff Dora says the final work on Olive Street is now scheduled for this Friday (October 10th)..   At 6:30 AM on Friday, Olive Street will close to all Traffic and remain closed until about 2:00 PM..   After that, he says…  Paving operations will then move to Will Rogers Drive for the…

Birthday Club Wed 10/8/14

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A New Dog Walk in Cliff Haven Park Gets Approval

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The Town of Plattsburgh’s Recreation Department has been working to build a specially designed park for Dogs, big and small at Cliff Haven Park. And with approval from the board Monday night, the new park will begin to take shape.. Councilor Michael Cashman helped to spearhead the concept.. “Dosn’t think the expenses involved in putting…

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Town of Plattsburgh Re-Affirms Support for Life Flight

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It’s been 25 years since the Town of Plattsburgh has been counting on North Country Life Flight for their continued support of emergency medical transportation in the region.. On Monday, the Town Board re-affirmed that relationship with a resolution approving the agreement for 2015..  Councilman Gerard Renedette says he can’t speak for the first 7 years…

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Podcast 7am Tuesday 10/7/14

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Birthday Club Tuesday 10/7/14

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Could the Old Stone Barracks Become a Craft Brewery?

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If a local preservation group has their way, The Old Stone Barracks in Plattsburgh will remain as a landmark to veterans who made use of the building and it’s property for years until it was de-commissioned..  You may know that a developer purchased the property and the building several years ago with the idea of…

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Consortium Schedules next Lecture Series Event

If you’re looking for a new acronym in the world of healthcare, try the word EXPLORE… Actually a consortium of organization already has.. (Experience, & Professional Learning Opportunities Result in Excellence) Consortium. EXPLORE is a collaborative effort of the Adirondack Chapter of Nurse Practitioners Association of New York State, Adirondack Health, Clinton Community College, The…

Historic Saranac Lake Recipient of AARCH Heritage Award

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Historic Saranac Lake is the latest recipient of the Adirondack Architectural Heritage Award.. The award was granted for the restoration of the Saranac Lake Laboratory as a museum, community space, and organization offices. Historic Saranac Lake’s Executive Director Amy Catania says  “Many community members have put in a lot of hard work on the restoration…

Schuyler Falls Man Arrested following Domestic Dispute

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On October 4, 2014, State Police arrested 24-year-old Terry A. St. Germaine of Schuyler Falls, following a domestic dispute reported at 993 Military Turnpike in the town of Schuyler Falls. St. Germaine choked a 22-year-old female at that residence and placed a knife to her throat. The victim was transported to Champlain Valley Physician’s Hospital…