! K&J Archive !

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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K&J – DAFFEST Derby and Blueberry Pies

K&J – 042913 – DAFFEST

Spring is here and DAFFEST officially welcomes the blooms of the season in Saranac Lake.

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K&J – DAFFEST 2013

K&J – 042613 – DAFFEST – Cherrie Sayles and Bob Bevilacqua

A look at DAFFEST 2013..  We speak with Cherrie Sayles and Bob Bevilacqua about all of the activities..

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K&J – May is Skate Park Month in Saranac Lake

K&J – 042413 – Skateboard Park Update – Peggy Wiltberger

May is Skateboard Park Month in the Village of Saranac Lake – We speak with Peggy Wiltberger about the committee’s efforts and their plans for May.

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K&J – Interviews Corey Hurwich – Adirondack Regional Airport

K&J – 042313 – Corey Hurwich – Adirondack Regional Airport

Flight delays pile up across the country as thousands of air traffic controllers begin taking unpaid days off due to federal budget cuts. Today local insight from Adirondack Regional Airport Manager Corey Hurwich.

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K&J – Earth Day

K&J – 042213 – re-air – Earth Day – Climate Change – Jerry Jenkins – Gail Brill – Zoe Smith

Today (Monday 04/22) is Earth Day – Which gives us the opportunity to look back at a conference held in 2012 on Climate Change. Author Jerry Jenkins is the lead speaker at that conference.

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