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K&J – Interviews NCCC President Dr Steven Tyrell

We’re spending some time today in the WNBZ studios with Dr Steven Tyrell, President of North Country Community College. K&J – 020713 – NCCC President Dr Steven Tyrell  CLICK ABOVE TO LISTEN The College’s Board of Directors has recently completed a strategic plan for the future and we’ve taken the opportunity to speak with Dr…

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K&J – The History of the Ice Palace with Mary Hotaling (Part One & Two)

K&J – 020603 – Mary Hotaling Parts 1 and 2 PRESS PLAY TO LISTEN  We asked Mary to talk about the early Ice Palaces and the history of the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival

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K&J Interviews Mary Brown – Winter Carnival Rotary Show

K&J – 020513 – Mary Brown – Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Rotary Show We speak with Mary about the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Rotary Show,  plus we look back at a few other Rotary Shows..

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K&J – Collecting the History of Saranac Lake

K&J – 013113 – Historic Saranac Lake – Oral History – Anthropologist Adam Dewbury Volunteers at Historic Saranac Lake are building a historic database online.. Local Anthropologist Adam Dewbury, talks about a new form of history – An Oral History…

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K&J – Free Tax Preparation at the L.P. Library

We’re speaking with Betsy Senkowski in the K&J show about tax preparation and a program sponsored by the AARP and by the United Way. Betsy is the Local Coordinator of the AARP Foundation program called Tax-Aide which pays for tax preparation and is provided as a service to the community by volunteers. Locally at the…

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K&J – Interviews Sabine Weber – Hannaford Dietician

Get that spring back in your step with energy foods that can help fight the winter doldrums. Recently, some foods have been identified as “super healthy” and have been dubbed as Superfoods or Powerfoods. These Powerfoods do more than just satisfy your stomach, they’re packed with nutrients that can boost your immune system, ward off…

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K&J – Interviews Nathan Cox – Tri Lakes Center for Independent Living

The Tri Lakes Center for Independent Living holds an open house on January 24th from 12 noon until 5pm – We took the opportunity to speak with Executive Director Nathan Cox about the facility, Skills Training, Peer Counseling, New Technologies for the Disabled, and what it means to be disabled in the North Country Today..…

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K&J – Interviews James McKenna

Former Empire State Winter Games (ESWG) competitor, current member of the United States Luge Team, and participant at the Vancouver Winter Olympics, will deliver the keynote address at the Opening Ceremony of the 2013 ESWG. Chris Mazdzer, of Saranac Lake, N.Y., a graduate of the National Sports Academy in Lake Placid, will speak to the 1,000…

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K&J – Saranac Lake Mayor Clyde Rabideau on the State of The Village

Saranac Lake’s Mayor Clyde Rabideau talks with WNBZ about the State of the Village Report. K&J – 011713 – Clyde Rabideau on State of the Village

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K&J – Interviews Whiteface GM Aaron Kellet

The Snow started early this year and while we did have a bit of a melt in between, it’s come again, sometimes in a dumping and sometimes a few inches at a time.. and perhaps not quite enough for The Olympic Mountain, which is why we asked it’s new General Manger Arron Kellet, to talk…

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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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