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K&J Interviews Saranac Lake Mayor Clyde Rabideau

The final day of 2012 gives us an opportunity to speak with Saranac Lake’s Mayor Clyde Rabideau. We speak about 2012, the Biotech Cluster, Signs in French, Saranac Lake’s Winter Carnival and more topics. K&J – 123112 – Saranac Lake Mayor Clyde Rabideau

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K&J – Fire and Ice at the Waterhole

We’re talking about the Women’s Civic Chamber with Janet Simkins who chairs the committee in charge of the winter fundraiser. K&J – 122412 – Janet Simkins – Women’s Civic Chamber Gala This year, the fundraising heads to the Waterhole Upstairs as the women take over the venue and turn it into a “Ballroom” for the…

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K&J – First Night Saranac Lake

Presenting the FIRST NIGHT® SARANAC LAKE 2013 Button The 2013 button for this year’s New Year’s Eve celebration was created by Janet Simkins on behalf of the Women’s Civic Chamber incorporating their organization’s logo “Lake of the Clustered Stars” in her December 2009 design. K&J – 122112 – First Night Saranac Lake 2013 First Night invites…

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K&J Interviews Drew Benware

At Wednesday’s regular meeting of the Saranac Lake Central School Board, Saranac Lake School Superintendent Gerald Goldman reported to the board the success of the Music Program in the School District which is run by Drew Benware who handles choral groups and Keith Cogut who is in charge of instrumental instruction. Today in the K&J…

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K&J Interviews Kim Anderson – LPCA Program Director

Tuesday’s K&J Show gives us a preview of Thursday’s “Joy to the Children” fundraiser benefiting children’s program at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts. We’re speaking with LPCA Program Director Kim Anderson about the event, it’s sponsors and the programming which this fundraiser supports. K&J – 120412 – LPCA Joy to the Children –…

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K&J – Interviews Chad McCarthy – Special Ed. in Saranac Lake’s Schools

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 (IDEA) requires each state to have in place a State Performance Plan (SPP) that evaluates its efforts to implement the requirements and purposes of Part B of IDEA and describes how the state will improve such implementation. The SPP, submitted every six years, includes measurable and rigorous targets…

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K&J – St Luke’s Christmas Bazaar

St Luke’s Church Ladies Guild will be holding their annual Christmas Bazaar on Saturday December 1st from 10am until 3pm in the Parish Hall at St Luke’s, 136 Main Street, Saranac Lake, NY. The event will feature Hand knitted gifts, handcrafted wooden toys, baked goods and handmade items plus jewelry and a raffle with lunch…

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K&J – Lake Placid’s District Comprehensive Improvement Plan

The Lake Placid School Board Approves a new Middle High School and Elementary District Comprehensive Improvement Plan for District and School Leadership, Curriculum Development and Support, Student Social and Emotional Development, and Family and Community Engagement. The Lake Placid School District recently found itself on a state accountability list. According to Dr Richards it used…

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K&J – 12 Days of Christmas and The Back Country

Today inside the K&J show CBS’ Erickson Blakney talks Pear Trees and French Hens with PNC Wealth Management – Managing Executive of Investments Jim Dunigan. The Twelve Days of Christmas gets more expensive in 2012. Plus join us for Part II – The Adirondacks and the Back Country – a conversation with DEC Forest Ranger…

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K&J – Reviewing the Pros and Cons of Re-Opening the DOT’s Rail Corridor Unit Management Plan

Today’s K&J Show explores the differing opinions relating to whether or not the Rail Corridor’s Unit Management Plan should be re-opened. The Tupper Lake Village Board hears from Kris Kenniston at a recent meeting. Kris is in favor of removing the rails and replacing them with a recreational trail.  He’s at the meeting with Hope Frenette…

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K&J – Holiday Helpers Head Elf Dawn Rogers

Holiday Helpers is a program built in the 70s designed for one or two needy families and today it’s expanded to helping more than 245 children in need with toys, clothing, boots, jackets and food for the holidays. The program is set up to make distributions on December 15th. During our conversation, we hear about…

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K&J Interviews Jordanna Mallach – Homeward Bound Adirondacks

A New Homeward Bound Office Opens in Saranac Lake. Jordanna Mallach is Program Coordinator for Homeward Bound Adirondacks.  This new organization is reaching out to the community and you may see them at community events speaking about their work especially now that they’ve opened their new facility on Helen Hill and unless they’re out in…

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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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