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American Airlines Merger in Limbo

AUDIO – 081513 – American Airlines Merger Plan in Limbo American Airlines parent AMR Corp. plans to ask a bankruptcy judge on Thursday to approve its turnaround plan that includes a merger with US Airways, even though the federal government has sued to block the deal. The hearing in New York had been expected to be…

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State Watches Lake Placid ER

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The Board of Directors at Adirondack Health are moving to create an ad hoc committee made up of members of the community and of the hospital who will help to finalize the hours for the Lake Placid Emergency Room…

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“Third Thursday Art Walks” Continue

Thursday Art Walk

The 15th annual Saranac Lake’s Third Thursday Art Walks continue on the evening of Aug. 15th, on the heels of the Plein Air Festival’s “Paint the Town” event that day. The village, parks, downtown businesses, nonprofits and galleries will host the talents of regional and local artists and musicians of

“Saranac Lake 6er” Program Seeks Brewery Partnership

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At Monday’s meeting, the board authorized Community Development Director Jeremy Evans to request proposals from breweries

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Harietstown Sewer Pumping Station In Jeopardy

The Village of Saranac Lake has a One Owner Water District on the Lower Lake but that property had 170 guests over the weekend which has put a strain on a local sewer pumping station.. Ampersand Bay Resort has become a very popular place for visitors and the

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Hotel Saranac Under Contract

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Not one.. But two votes in support of applications for Empire State Development Grant Funding in the Village of Saranac Lake….

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Dr Timothy J Sellati

The Trudeau Institute has announced the appointment of Timothy J. Sellati as an associate member of the faculty, effective July 27. Dr. Sellati, an expert in a number of microbial diseases is presently associate professor in the Center for Immunology and Microbial Disease at Albany Medical College.  

Local Officials Comment on AMC Lake Placid Emergency Room

The Adirondack Health Board of Directors are pursuing an option to transition the AMC Lake Placid Emergency Room to a facility that would be part time.. We spoke with Lake Placid Mayor Craig Randall and North Elba Supervisor Robi Politi over the weekend and asked them for their perspective.

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K&J – The Lake Placid IRONMAN Experience Committee

We’re talking today about the The Lake Placid Business Association and the Lake Placid IRONMAN Experience Committee’s work leading up to IRONMAN Lake Placid   K&J – 072313 – Lake Placid Business Association – IRONMAN experience Committee

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Saranac Lake “Movie Night” Friday at 9pm

Saranac Lake Movie Nights continue Friday night (7/19/13) with the movie “UP” at the Berkley Green. Rain or shine at 9pm. We speak with Village Trustee Barb Rice about the event and it’s objectives .AUDIO – 071913 – Movie Night in Saranac Lake UP

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K&J – Spencer Boatworks Grand Re-opening

K&J – 071813 – Spencer Boatworks Grand Re-Opening We spent some time with Owner Jay Annis at the new Spencer Boatworks Facility. The Ribbon Cutting for their Grand Re-Opening was Wednesday 7/17/13 at 3pm.

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Fall Comes Quickly for S.L. Chamber

We Spoke with Katy Van Anden who is the Executive Director of the Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce at a recent

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Tupper Lake Board says Go on HOME Grant Application

AUDIO – 071613 – Tupper Lake HOME Grant

Tupper Lake’s Village Board on Monday resolved to apply for two grants which would help building owners renovate and lower income residents find quality housing..

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House Takes Nutrition Program out of Farm Bill

AUDIO – 071213 – Farm Bill Passes House – Sort of

Congressman Bill Owens weighs in on House version of the Farm Bill. The House version of the bill differs significantly from the Senate version. Missing from the Bill, all of the nutrition programs which had originally been included to promote bi-partisianship in Congress.

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Bookstore Plus wins Horse Shows Window Contest

For the second consecutive year, The Bookstore Plus has been selected as the winner of the Lake Placid and I Love New York Horse Shows’ Window Decorating Contest, and Kevin Babington wins the $100,000 Woodlea Farms Grand Prix. AUDIO – 070813 – Lake Placid Horse Show Wrap This marked the 26th year that the horse…

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A $4.7 Million Economic Impact from Lake Placid Horse Shows

AUDIO – 062813 – Horse Show Economic Impact 4 point 7 million – Jim McKenna

We have the latest financial estimates on the impact of the Horse Shows in our region from ROOST President Jim McKenna.

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Franklin County Legislators Discuss the Possibility of a Bed Tax

AUDIO – 041213 – Franklin County Legislators Hold Bed Tax Public Hearings

Franklin County Legislators Wednesday evening met with the public twice. First in Saranac Lake and again in Tupper Lake. Tupper Lake Mayor Paul Maroun weighs in on a possible outcome.

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Saranac Lake Partnering with Regional Tourism Office

AUDIO – 041213 – ROOST partners with Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce

Essex County ratchets up its marketing efforts. The Saranac Lake Chamber of Commerce and local legislators join ROOST in a marketing partnership.

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Unemployment in Essex County one of the Highest in State

Essex County has the 4th highest unemployment rate in the State. That’s according to November unemployment reports released today by the State Department of Labor Statistics. According to the report, the state’s private sector job count increased by 88,000 from November 2011 to November 2012. Tomkins County has the lowest unemployment in New York at…