Clubs & Organizations

South Platt Field Named After Gerald Burdo

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The South Platt little league field in Plattsburgh has a new name thanks to the City Council. It will now be known as Gerald Burdo Field. The idea was conceived by Councilor Paul O’Connell who says Burdo deserves the recognition after 30 years of service to the little league. The vote on the resolution on…

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Trinity Park Menorah Marks the beginning of Hanukkah

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The beginning of Hanukkah was marked by the lighting of a Menorah on the Ellipse in Washington.. Vice President Joe Biden addressed the audience. Saying the Jewish faith is a part of the American heritage. A Menorah also faces City Hall Place in Trinity Park today. That’s because Last night Avrohom Rimier, from Habad of…

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Menorah Lighting Won’t Include Mayor Calnon

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Recently we reported that Rabbi Avrohom Rimier, from Habad of Plattsburgh, presented an idea to the City Council which would allow him to place a Menorah in the Trinity Park.. In order to do this, the Council authorized ten plots each ten feet by ten feet for free expression during the holidays..  Following the council’s…

K&J – Adirondack Foundation Communications Mgr Chris Morris

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The Kiwanis Club of Saranac Lake is hosting a new fundraising event called  Heat-A-Palooza.. (on Thursday Night 11/6/14) It’s a concert to benefit those struggling to heat their homes.. and as part of our series this week on philanthropy.. We wanted to find out more about the generosity of donors in the North Country so…

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Heat-A-Palooza Concert Set for Thursday 11/4

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The Kiwanis Club of Saranac Lake has developed a new event for fall designed to help warm up your  neighbors for winter.. It’s called Heat-A-Palooza (or Heat-A-Poolooza) and it’s a concert to benefit those struggling to heat their homes..   The Heat-A-Palooza Concert is set for This Thursday November 6th from 7pm until 10pm in the…

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ADKYP Haloween Reception Planned at Rulf’s Orchard

Helping professionals focus on a balanced lifestyle, ADKYP will sponsor a costume-optional Halloween reception October 29 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at Rulfs Orchard – a family friendly event. The public is invited to meet other professionals and business owners from our community, bring children to enjoy crafts and refreshments, and learn more about ADKYP. Admission is…

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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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…

Tonight’s Opening Art Walk Reception Brings Saranac Lake to Plattsburgh

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The First Weekend of October will bring yet another First Weekends event to Downtown Plattsburgh.. The events tonight include the final Art Walk of 2014 and a new exhibit at the Strand Theater is bringing Saranac Lake to Plattsburgh.. Christina Elliot is the Museum Coordinator at the Strand Center for the Arts..  We spoke with her…

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Lake Placid Library Names Pedu Provisional Director

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The Lake Placid Public Library Board of Trustees has named Bambi Pedu to be the institution’s new, provisional director. A native of Lake Placid, Mrs. Pedu says she has a fond attachment to the library beginning as a child.  “I  brought my daughter to story hour with Linda Blair here when she was little, and she…

K&J – Uihlein-IRONMAN Sports Fund Supporting Local Athletes

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Today on the K&J show, we’re at Heaven Hill Farm in Lake Placid.. As local sports organizations, community projects, and athletes from many different winter and summer sports become the latest recipients of funds contributed by the The Uihlein-Ironman Sports-Fund…    John Leakly is the Chairman of the Uihlein Foundation Board.. He tells us a story…

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Kids Station Groundbreaking at Transportation Museum

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The old becomes new Thursday at the Champlain Valley Transportation Museum..  “Today we are breaking ground on a new building that is an old building that is being renovated through a grant from the Department of Transportation.”  Said Bruce Carlin, President of the Champlain Valley Transportation Museum Board. “It is going to be dedicated to…

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Friends of Dewey Lodge Need Volunteers This Weekend

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Friends of Dewey Mountain will be making their final push to finish staining the siding on the new Dewey Mountain ski lodge this weekend and they are looking for YOUR help!! l On the Dewey Mountain Facebook page, organizers say laborers will start the processes of installing the siding next week making it most important…

The Last Art Walk for First Weekends in Plattsburgh

This summer has cultivated several new programs that are attempting to bring more culture, entertainment, family and community events into the North Country; the First Weekends in Plattsburgh organization has been one of the biggest proponents of this development. Throughout the summer community members have been encouraged to attend their guest bartending, Art Walks, concerts,…

A New 5k on the Runway benefits N.C. Honor Flight

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An event to support North Country Honor Flight is happening this Saturday at Plattsburgh International Airport…  PenAir is hosting a unique 5K run & Walk starting at 8:30am… Right on the runway..  Runners will complete a one of a kind 5K, running along the runaway.. and all of the proceeds will support North Country Honor…

It’s Kiwanis Radio Week on WNBZ

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Every year, WNBZ and it’s sister station ROCK105 open their doors to hear from members of the Kiwanis Club of Lake Placid and in doing so, we’re also opening our commercial inventory to help with one of their major fundraisers of the year. The Club’s members speak with local organizations and local business and WNBZ…

The 21st Annual Kiwanis Teddy Bear Picnic

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The Weather held off on Sunday, as always for the Kiwanis Club of Lake Placid and their Teddy Bear Picnic in Hillcrest Park..  The Teddy Bear Picnic, no in it’s 21st year, is an event designed for children. The Picnic includes an opportunity for kids to receive a free teddy bear and participate in different activities,…

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City Holds Up Limits on Street Fundraising

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Friends of the Old Stone Barracks are getting a lot of support from the community in their quest to purchase the historic site.. Originally built as a barracks for enlisted soldiers but they won’t be doing any street drives in October.. The practice of allowing organizations to fundraise in the streets of Plattsburgh has become…

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Chefs and Farmers Fill Harrietstown Town Hall Sunday

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Chefs and Farmers bring a taste of the Adirondacks to the Harrietstown Town Hall on Sunday…  Saranac Lake’s Mayor Clyde Rabideau on hand for the experience.. “I like the idea that these chefs are using local products.” Mayor Rabideau said. “It just makes so much sense and it’s so good and I’m really enjoying the…

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War of 1812 Quilts on display during Battle of Plattsburgh

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The Centennial Celebration of the Battle of Plattsburgh is headed into the weekend of parades and re-enactments with activities through the entire week… One of those activities is the War of 1812 Quilt Exhibit in the City Hall Rotunda.. The War of 1812 Quilt Exhibit will be on display at City hall every day from 10am…

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