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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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K&J Show – Heating Assistance in the North Country

HEAP – Provides help in many different forms for people in need of assistance heating their homes in the winter. They work with NYSERDA and other organizations to help facilitate a solution to the financial burdens related to heating your home in the winter and in some cases will help pay for the regular delivery…

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K&J – Vice Presidential Debate

The fireworks began early at Thursday night’s vice presidential debate in Danville, Ky., with Vice President Joe Biden and Republican vice presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan hammering each other — and the men at the top of their ticket — over the attacks in Libya and other foreign policy issues. K&J – 101212 – VP…

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K&J – Baby Steps for The Lake Flower Beach Committee

The Lake Flower Beach Committee June 2012 will no doubt mark the beginning of the newest effort to bring the beach back toLakeFlower.. It started with a facebook site called “Lake Flower Beach Return” and in less than 19 hours, brought in over 3,000 members…  Shawn Boyer..  He’s leading a group of residents who are…

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K&J – Child Safety Seat Check Wednesday 4pm

New York State Police, Troop “B”, along with the Adirondack Medical Center and North Country Home Services will be hosting a child safety seat clinic at the Troop “B” Headquarters, Ray Brook, New York on Wednesday October 10th, 2012 from 4:00PM to 8:00PM. KJSHOW – 101012 – Biran Goetz on Child Safety Seat Program at…

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Lake Placid’s Brewfest a First Annual Success

One thing is for sure, the weather was kind to some over the weekend and not so kind to others… but for the most part, a little rain early on Saturday helped to fuel attendance at the first annual Brewfest which was held in the 1932 Rink at the Olympic Center here in Lake Placid… …

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Harrietstown Budget is Under 2% Tax Cap –

The Town of Harrietstown steps into Round One of their Budget Work-Sessions Monday night with a presentation from Budget Officer Mike Kilroy…  Tax Rates are divided by “Division” and only certain residents are required to pay portions of the assessment – Village Residents, for example, will only pay the assessment on the General Fund and…

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Universal Pre-K in Saranac Lake

The Saranac Lake Central School Board Holds their regular meeting on Wednesday Night.. and they go into executive session.. Ok that’s not overly controversial because they do have to do the work of hiring and firing and working privately with employees issues in private, but when they again open the meeting back up to the…

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Saranac Lake Trustee Presents Open Letter to Harrietstown Board

Saranac Lake Village Trustee Paul Van Cott recently delivered a letter to the Harrietstown Town Board regarding the possiblity of Annexing Trudeau Institute to the Village of Saranac Lake…  We asked Paul to Join us for a conversation about the letter, and about the Local Development Corporation.. <<<< CLICK HERE TO LISTEN – K&J –…

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ARTA lobbies North Country Regional Economic Development Council

The Adirondack Rails to Trails Advocates sent a letter to members of the North Country Regional Economic Development Council, with copies of the recent study by the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy on the economic implications of a recreational trail that would connect the Tri-Lakes area.  The letter included a cover memo from Joe Mercurio, ARTA’s president, to…

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K&J SHOW – The Harrietstown Town Board Responds to Letters to the Editor

The Harrietstown Town Board fights back following their regular meeting on Thursday – <<<< CLICK HERE TO LISTEN – K&J – 092812 – Harrietstown Board Fights Back >>>> The Town of Harrietstown Board begins regularly with outreach into the audience for public comment.. Typically there are at least one or two residents hoping to comment,…

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K&J SHOW – Kevin Lynch – Chief Information Officer at Clarkson University

We’re speaking with Kevin Lynch, Chief Information Officer at Clarkson University about their upcoming “Forever Wired” Conference –  Friday’s Event begins with a lunch at 11:30 followed by the Keynote Address from Clarkson President Anthony Collins, co chair of the North Country Regional Economic Development Council.. The Forever Wired Conference gives us the opportunity to…

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ARISE – Saying Goodbye to a dream..

TUPPER LAKE  (09/25/12) –   Big Tupper Ski Area has been forced to close.  ARISE Chairman Jim LaValley was joined by members of the Board, as well as managers and volunteers of the Big Tupper Ski Area, at P-2′s Pub in Tupper Lake. LaValley said that the community of Tupper Lake and Big Tupper supporters…

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K&J SHOW – Planning for Pisgah

One Thing’s for sure in the Adirondacks, now that Summer’s over, Fall brings the color on the trees and then if we’re lucky the snow will fall as soon as all of the leaves have fallen…  and According to Charlie Martin who is the General Manager of Mt Pisgah Ski Area in Saranac Lake, last…

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