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K&J – Interviews Town of Franklin Supervisor Art Wilman

The Town of Franklin Voted to approve their 2013 budget yesterday. Today on the K&J show we spoke with Town of Franklin Supervisor Art Wilman about the new Rescue District in the Budget which replaces the Saranac Lake Fire District, and the Highway Department budget. Plus we talk about the Kate Mountain Recreation Park and…

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K&J Interviews Trudeau Chief Ronald Goldfarb

Benjamin Brewster, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Trudeau Institute, announced the appointment of Dr. Ronald H. Goldfarb as Trudeau’s sixth President, Director and CEO, effective October 1, 2012. Dr. Goldfarb, who has more than 30 years of experience in cancer research and development in both academic and industrial settings, most recently served…

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K&J – Veteran’s Day

A Veteran’s Day Ceremony this year is held on Monday at 11am in the Harrietstown Town Hall…  Seated on the Stage are the Reverend Michael Richards, Colonel Eric Olsen, Congressman Bill Owens, an air force veteran himself, Jordanna Mallach, Steve Borst, Ray Bolla, Frank Camello, Tim Pierce who is the representative for veterans in our…

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K&J Interviews Ed Good – Northwood School

Headmaster Ed Good says “Northwood School defines itself at least in part by its location in the spectacular Adirondack Mountains. We take strength and our school mission from the serenity and the awesome beauty we live around each day.” The School’s core values of Respect, Responsibility, Courage, Compassion and Integrity are the foundation for all…

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K&J – Touring the Bloomingdale School

The Saranac Lake Central School Board is spending a lot of time in executive session lately as they work out the details of individual contracts and negotiations continue in hopes of finalizing a new contract and while this means the public has to wait outside but there is one advantage to waiting.. Wednesday Night’s meeting…

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K&J – Talking Turkeys on Election Day

If there’s one thing that voters seem to agree on during Election Day, it’s the Turkey Supper at the Methodist Church.. Interestingly, no one can remember when this particular tradition began….  Karen Daily is a parishioner at the Methodist Church and she’s been a Volunteer for 30 years.. They’ve put her in charge of serving the…

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K&J Interviews North Elba Supervisor Robi Politi

Robi Politi is the Supervisor in the Town of North Elba. On Election Day, he's in charge of making sure polling places are up to speed. With the exception of the heat in the North Elba Town House in Saranac Lake, the Voting is going smoothly. Politi honors a fallen local hero Army Reserve Staff Sgt.…

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K&J Interviews Village of Tupper Lake Trustee Tom Snyder

The Village of Tupper Lake has three candidates running for two seats. The incumbent is Republican Tom Snyder. He shares the ballot with Democrat Ron Lascala and Republican David Maroun. << Click Here for Audio – K&J – 110512 – Tom Snyder – VTLB Trustee Candidate >> We’ve interviewed both Ron Lascala and Dave Maroun…

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K&J – Jason Smith on Dewey Mountain

Jason Smith joined us in the studio on Friday Morning for a discussion about Dewey Mountain, the Youth Ski League, Tuesday Night Races, new trails, new names, a new trail map, and many other aspects of Skiing and Snowshoeing at Dewey Mountain. K&J 110212 – Jason Smith on Dewey Mountain Dewey is a mountain you…

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K&J Interviews Matt Doheney

Matt Doheney is competing for the Northern New York Seat in Congress and on Haloween he spent the day heading from town hall to town hall in Franklin County. We asked him to speak with us during his visit to the Town of Franklin Town Offices.  Our first question – on his view of the…

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K&J Interviews 115th Assembly Candidate Tim Carpenter

Timothy Carpenter is a Democratic  Plattsburgh City Councilman and is one of three candidates vying for the Assembly seat in the newly re-drawn  115th district which covers Clinton and Franklin Counties and 4 towns in St Lawrence County. He is competing for the seat with Incumbent Republican Assemblywoman Janet Duprey who is seeking a 4th…

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K&J Interviews Assemblywoman Janet Duprey

Incumbent Republican Assemblywoman Janet Duprey is seeking a 4th term in the New York State Assembly. She faces a challenge from 2 opponents in November in the newly redrawn 115th Assembly District which includes Clinton and Franklin Counties plus 4 towns in St. Lawrence County. K&J – 103012 – Assemblywoman Janet Duprey One Opponent, Conservative Party…

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K&J – Trivia – Raising money for SLHS Parent Faculty Organization

Trivia Teams Needed! Teams are invited to compete in a 10-round Trivia Night on Saturday, Nov. 3.  Brian Mann will prepare questions and serve as emcee for the evening at Saranac Village at Will Rogers. The SLHS Parent Faculty Organization (PFO) is sponsoring the fundraiser to buy a mobile computer lab for the high school.…

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K&J – Interview with Dave Maroun

You may know the Maroun family from their public service in the region and Dave Maroun of Tupper Lake is the most recent member of the family showing interest in politics. K&J – 102612 – VTLB Candidate Dave Maroun During our conversation, Dave tells WNBZ he believes the community is in favor of supporting a…

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The Adirondack Scenic Railroad Clarifies Numbers

The Adirondack Regional Railroad announced growth, Thursday of nearly 7% over the past year. During the same presentation, The volunteer organization’s President Bill Branson told an overflowing crowd at the Train Depot in Saranac Lake that there final payment has been made on a $400,000 note and the $12,000 monthly payment can now be aimed…

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K&J interviews Jamie Rogers – ANCAElectric Program Director

The Adirondack North Country Association is Working in partnership with New York State Energy Research and Development Agency, (NYSERDA), ANCA’s programs promote energy efficiency, reduce energy consumption and green house gas emissions, support sustainable community development, and create job opportunities. K&J – 102512 – Jamie Rogers is Energy Program Coordinator at ANCA The Adirondack North Country Association…

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K&J – Interview with Karen Bisso – 115th District Assembly Candidate

Karen has lived in Plattsburgh for 30 years.  Prior to her 26-year teaching career, she worked for a Fortune 500 company in sales and marketing. Over the last 10 years, she has become a successful small businesswoman in the field of real estate. She has also been involved in numerous civic organizations. Her background in both the public and private…

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K&J – Interviews Tupper Lake Village Board Candidate Ron Lascala

At 37 years old, Ron LaScala says it’s time for some younger blood on the Tupper Lake Village Board. LaScala lives in Tupper Lake with his wife Amanda and says he is concerned for the kids in the region..  We spoke with him Sunday Morning – The interview airs live on WNBZ at 6:35am and…

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K&J – Franklin County Transportation

Franklin County Public Transportation provides service to Northern and Southern Franklin County and parts of Lake Placid for your shopping, medical, employment, educational, and miscellaneous needs. We are sponsored by the County of Franklin, Division of Public Transportation and New York State Department of Transportation; and operated by the Association of Senior Citizens in Franklin…

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K&J Show – The Presidents Debate

President Obama and Mitt Romney met for a contentious second presidential debate Tuesday night at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y. The candidates fielded questions from undecided voters in the audience, answering on topics including the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, domestic energy production, job creation and the auto bailout. Below, CBSNews.com looks at…

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