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More Audio – Lake Placid Mayor Craig Randall on AMC Board’s Decision

AUDIO – 053113 – AMC Board tables Emergency Department Decision for 60 days

We speak with Lake Placid’s Mayor Craig Randall about Adirondack Health’s decision to “Factor in additional study, community input and give the process more thought”

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K&J – Kiwanis Bike Rodeo

K&J – 053013 – Kiwanis Bike Rodeo is Saturday and a 12000 mile bike ride for pets

We’ll speak with Kiwanian Tim Holmes about an upcoming bike rodeo and Martha Lampart about her husband’s 12,000 mile bike ride around the perimeter of the United States. The Bike Rodeo is Saturday, June 1st, 2013 from 10am to 1pm at the Saranac Lake Civic Center.

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K&J – Two Boards say “Slow Down” to AMC

K&J – 052913 – Joint Town of North Elba – Lake Placid Meeting on Proposed Emergency Room Closure

A Joint Letter from the North Elba and Lake Placid Boards asks the Adirondack Health Board of Directors to slow down, and to put more time and consideration into the decision making process.

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K&J – Adirondack 46er Number One – Herb Clark Honored at Special Weekend Events

K&J – 052813 – Herb Clark Remembered – 46er Number One

Two weekend events – Herb Clark Honored with a Plaque on the Saranac Lake Walk of Fame and Adirondack 46ers honor Clark for becoming the first registered 46er with a new stone at his gravesite in Saranac Lake.

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K&J – Finding the Way Home – A CBS Memorial Day Special Presentation

K&J – 052713 – Memorial Day Special – Finding the Way Home

A CBS Cares Special Project – Speaking with Veterans about PTSD helping us to understand how families deal with returning veterans.

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K&J – Saranac Lake Superintendent Jerry Goldman Highlights Career

K&J – 052413 – Jerry Goldman Retiring

We spent some time with Saranac Lake Superintendent Gerald Goldman in the Administrative Offices on Tuesday Evening and talked about his retirement.

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K&J – Comprehensive Planning in Saranac Lake

K&J – 052313 – Paul VanCott and Jeremy Evans on Saranac Lake Comprehensive Plan

A public hearing is scheduled for 5:30pm Tuesday, May 28th in the Saranac Lake village offices. Community Development Director Jeremy Evans will present the final draft of the proposed comprehensive plan to the community, and then to the village board for their approval.

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K&J – Investigating UPK – Outsourcing Pre-School Education

K&J – 052113 – Saranac Lake Outsources Universal Pre K to 4 Local Agencies

Saranac Lake’s school board is outsourcing pre-school education which leads us to ask how much will parents be able to save with children already at  local agencies who offer the Universal Pre-K programs. The program is free for participants of the two and a half hours and yet calculating the savings appears more complicated than one might expect.

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K&J – Interviews Hannah Hanford, Adirondack Health Foundation Executive Director

K&J – 052113 – FORD Drive for Adirondack Health Foundation – Hannah Hanford

High Peaks Ford and Egglefield Ford are donating $20 per test drive on Tuesday (May 22nd) to the Adirondack Health Foundation. The event will run outside the main hospital entrance from 10am until 8pm.

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K&J – Interviews John Hopkinson – Lake Placid School Board Candidate Series

K&J – 051713 – John Hopkinson – Lake Placid School Board Candidate

We’ll speak with Lake Placid School Board Candidate John Hopkinson about his feelings on standardized testing, BOCES, technology and more…

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K&J – Volunteer Week in Lake Placid

K&J – 051613 – Jim McKenna – ROOST – National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week in Lake Placid concludes on Saturday at 3pm with a tree planting and a 4pm reception at the LPCA. We Speak with ROOST Director James McKenna about Volunteerism, Iron Man, The Adirondack Challenge, and Lake Placid’s relationship with Governor Cuomo.

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K&J – Interviews Rick Preston – Lake Placid School Board Candidate Series

K&J – 051413 – Lake Placid School Board Candidate – Rick Preston

Our Series of interviews with Lake Placid School Board Candidates begins with Rick Preston.

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K&J – “History Matters” A Panel Discussion on Hunting in the Adirondacks

K&J – 051313 – Historic Saranac Lake – Hunting Camps

Bob Brown moderates a panel including Joe Hacket, Jack Fogarty and Billy Allen discussing traditions, hunting camps and the changing times.

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K&J – Interviews Historic Saranac Lake Executive Director Amy Catania

K&J – 050913 – Amy Catania – Historic Saranac Lake

We’re speaking with Amy about The Historic Saranac Lake WIKI, whose talking about our history, The Saranac Laboratory on Church Street, The “History Matters” lecture series and much more.

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K&J – LPCSD Budget Hearing in Wilmington

K&J – 050813 – Lake Placid School Budget Hearing in Wilmington

The “Bottom line” $17,265,000.. Administrators discuss property taxes of $14,201,000, and an estimated tax levy $6.78 per thousand.

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K&J – Interviews Northern Lights Choir Director Helen Demong

K&J – 050713 – Helen Demong – Northern Lights Choir Premier May 10th

The Northern Lights Choir Premiers an original Oratorio – “Voices of Timbuctoo” Friday May 10th at St Bernards. We speak with Helen about the Choir and their Premier.

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K&J revisits broadband with Clarkson Chief Information Officer Kevin Lynch

K&J – Re-Air – Kevin Lynch – Chief Information Officer at Clarkson University

Our conversation originally occurred just before the 2012 Forever Wired Conference. Our Focus; Broadband in the North Country.

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K&J – Tupper Lake Events Coordinator Michelle Clement

K&J – 050213 – Michelle Clement on Tupperpalooza

Warrior Run registration began Wednesday in Tupper Lake as part of Tupperpalooza in August.  We’re speaking today with Event’s Coordinator Michelle Clement.

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K&J – Interviews Tupper Lake Mayor Paul Maroun

K&J – 050113 – Tupper Lake Mayor Paul Maroun

Tupper Lake’s Mayor Paul Maroun speaks with us about “Adirondack Days” in Albany, Tupper Lake’s Budget and the May 7th  Emergency Services Building Referendum.

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K&J – North Elba’s Highway Superintendent Larry Strait

K&J – 043013 – North Elba Highway Superintendent Larry Straight

Route 73 lane restrictions begin Wednesday. A full closure May 12th & 13th plus Old Military Road and Spring cleaning in Lake Placid.

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