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K&J – Invading the Adirondack Watershed Institute

082213  - OWENS at Paul Smiths - Watershed Institute

Congressman Bill Owens has been meeting regularly with organizations focused on the prevention of invasive species in the…..

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K&J – Homeward Bound for Returning Vets

Today on the K&J Show we spend time with Adrien Vlach, Director of Business Administration at Homeward Bound.. And Charles Jesse is a Veteran of the first class of NAVY Seals and tells us about some of the work they did.. The conversation takes place on the second floor balcony at The Prescott House in Saranac Lake, which is where the homeward bound offices are located… The conversation went about 45 minutes so we split the K&J into two parts on the air but here online we present the entire conversation…

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K&J – Water Treatment Part II with Kevin Pratt

Kevin Pratt - Water Treatment Plant

Our tour of the waste-water treatment plant in Saranac Lake Continues. We’re touring the facility and heading to the new well water system which has currently become fully operational..

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K&J – Lake Placid School Board .. Heads Back to School

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Back to school season is in full swing and that holds true for administrators and teachers.. In New York State.. The State Education Board will begin year number two with a focus on the common core standards… New York was among a handful of states which implemented the common core testing

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K&J – Waste-water Treatment in Saranac Lake

Kevin Pratt - Water Treatment Plant

Kevin Pratt is Superintendent of Saranac Lake’s waste-water treatment plant and the water supply in Saranac Lake.. Now that the project has been completed, Saranac Lake has become a model for other municipalities who are currently undergoing similar projects to upgrade their primary water supply to residents. In 2012 we took a tour of the…

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K&J – Adirondack Plein Air Festival

Plein Air Show

Today on the K&J Show we invite you to join us as we spend time with Plein Air artists at the Harrietstown Town Hall on Sunday. We’re talking about the growth of the event to over 70 artists, Paul Smith’s VIC and different styles of painting.. K&J – 081913 – Adirondack Plein Air Festival

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K&J – Northern Lights Choir Returns – Sunday at the LPCA

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In May, a New Choir premiered “Voices of Timbuctoo” at St Bernards in SaranacLake and Choir Director, Helen Demong has been asked to bring back the performance for an encore presentation at the LPCA..  In the 1800s Gerret Smith gave away 120,000 acres in the Adirondacks to free 3,000 black men, to fulfill the landowners…

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K&J – Bonus Rewind – Universal Pre-K / An Interview with Doug’s Place Director Rhonda Preston

Dougs Place

A family’s complaint in July leads to the removal of a local pre-school director from the role of child care in August.. We spoke in a recent K&J show (May 21st, 2013) with Doug’s Place Director Rhonda Preston. During the Morning News, we aired excerpts of that program.

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Walking Mountain Bike Trails at Mt Pisgah

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On July 1st, 2013, Dewey Mountain officially opened it’s mountain biking trails with a different kind of Ribbon Cutting.. Adrian Heyden and his friend Jasper rode through the ribbon at the end of the Trail… The next phase of the trail project for The Village of Saranac Lake is at Mt Pisgah…

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K&J – Herb Clark, Adk 46er #1

Recently, Heb Clark was honored by the Adirondack Mountain Club for his achievements in becoming the first person to hike the 46 high peaks about 4,000 feet in the Adirondacks. This K&J show originally aired in May of 2013 following the presentation of a new headstone at his grave site to honor the accomplishment.

The first 46ers were brothers Robert and George Marshall and their guide and family friend Herbert Clark. The Marshalls thought up the idea after spending much of their childhood in the region and examining the collection of Verplank Colvin maps owned by their father, Louis Marshall. They devised criteria for the high

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K&J – PROTECT Arcticle 78 Lawsuit

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In March of 2012, we spoke with ARISE Chairman Jim Lavalley and David Tomberlain the President of the Tupper Lake Chamber of Commerce about the impact of another delay forced on the Adirondack Club and Resort Project on Big Tupper. The delay is a result of an Article 78 Lawsuit which was filed following APA approval of the project. This week marks the 20th anniversary of

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K&J – Solar Energy – Wayne Davison

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In 2012 we spent some time on the air with Wayne Davison discussing solar energy in the Adirondacks and this week as our focus on energy continues, we listened in on that conversation during the K&J show on Friday..

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K&J – Alzheimer’s Counselor Kenna Lapport

K&J – 062113 – Alzheimers Disease Assistance Center – Kenna Lapport

The Alzheimer’s Disease Assistance Center Based at Plattsburgh State University is now in it’s 25th year. We speak with Licensed Mental Health Counselor Kenna Lapport about the disease and their new “Third Age Care Center” moving from the Adult Center to The Lake Colby School.

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K&J – Rugby Finals in Bloomingdale

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Can Am Rugby’s top honors goes to Caves and Ditches, a team of Temple University Alumni Ruggers who took on Buffalo at the Finals in Bloomingdale on Sunday..

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K&J – “TUPPERPALOOZA” Warrior Run

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K&J – 073113 – Michelle Clement on Tupperpalooza “TUPPERPALOOZA” is set to begin this weekend with the Warrior Run at Big Tupper, which is where we caught up with Events Coordinator Michelle Clement and spent some time talking about the obstacles entrants will face and the rest of the activities throughout Tupper Lake over the…

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K&J – An Interview with ARTA’s Dick Beamish

Saranac Lake Train Station

Today on the K&J Show we’re speaking with ARTA’s Dick Beamish. They’re getting ready for NYSDOT public hearings on modifications to the Rail Corridor’s Unit Management Plan.

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K&J – Rugby Weekend Approaching

Jay at Petrova

Rugby Weekend is fast approaching and we caught up with Jay Annis at the Petrova Fields where they were filling in a drainage notch in the fields for the safety of the players as they re-design the field layout.

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K&J – IRONMAN Lake Placid Athletes Banquet

Andy Potts is once again IRONMAN Champion in Lake Placid, He finished in 8 hours, 43 minutes and 29 seconds.. followed 5 minutes later by Italy’s Dan Fontanna in Second and then by USA’s Ian Mikelson who finished in 8:51:07..  It’s the 15th IRONMAN Lake Placid and there’s one man whose been at the finish…

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IRONMAN – Volunteer Captains Dinner

On Thursday evening, (7/25/13) IRONMAN volunteer captains gathered at the annual Captain’s Dinner in the Armstrong Room at High Peaks Resort in Lake Placid. We caught up with many of them and asked about their units.. and we hear some great stories about past IRONMAN events. We’ll also speak with Race Director Greg Borzileri and…

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K&J – Tupper Lake’s Water Supply

Claud Cormier, President of HydroSource Associates of New Hampshire met with Trustees in Tupper Lake to discuss possible locations for a new source of water for residents of Tupper Lake.  K&J – 072413 – Tupper Lake Ground Water Search

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