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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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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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