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K&J – Governor Cuomo says “Reform Education”

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Governor Cuomo spent a great deal of time during the State of the State Address on education reform and spoke about several sweeping changes he’s proposing…  According to the Governor.. As of this year, school aid is at its highest level ever and over 65 percent of recent increases were directed to high-need school districts.…

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New Terminal Opens at Adirondack Regional Airport

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The Adirondack Regional Airport has been undergoing some major upgrades recently.. and on Tuesday afternoon, airport officials along with the Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism (ROOST) and the Saranac Lake Chamber of Commerce helped to celebrate the grand re-opening of the airport terminal with a larger.. modern version of what used to be just one…

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K&J – Honoring Martin Luther King Jr

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With the Holiday Weekend upon us honoring the late Reverend Martin Luther King Junior.. We’re talking with Reverend Joanne White who is the Pastor at the Presbyterian Church in Saranac Lake.. and Father Bill Small, a retired Episcopal Priest. He remains active on many ecumenical groups in the community..  Father Small was in Washington when…

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A Ceremonial Oath of Office for Congresswoman Elise Stefanik

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Although she took the oath of office on Tuesday, The youngest woman in the history of the House of Representative was in Plattsburgh on Saturday afternoon to take a ceremonial oath of office. Congresswoman Else Stefanik was honored by a full house at the Clinton County Offices in Plattsburgh. She spoke about bipartisanship, working to…

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K&J – An Interview with Plattsburgh Councilwoman Becky Kasper

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Councilwoman Becky Kasper represents WARD V in the City of Plattsburgh. She took the oath of office along with the rest of the City Council, all of whom are now just a few days past their one year anniversary. All of the City Councilors, with the exception of Mike Kelly had never experienced doing the…

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K&J – Looking Back At a Musical First Night

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If you’re wondering what your music teachers do when they’re not teaching…  They’re probably somewhere singing, or playing in this case..  In the K&J show today, we found ourselves in St Bernard’s Church on New Year’s Even. The Adirondack Wind Ensemble is just one of the groups ringing in the new year during First Night…

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K&J – An Interview with Plattsburgh Mayor Jim Calnon (Part Two)

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Today on the K&J Show, (6:30am and 8:10am)  Join us for Part Two of our conversation with Plattsburgh’s Mayor Jim Calnon, who is headed into year number two of his term.. As we head into the new year, we’ve asked Mayor Calnon about his first year as Mayor, and about some of his plans for the…

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K&J – First Night Saranac Lake – Schedule

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Today on the K&J Show, we’re speaking with the three women who’ve been the brains behind First Night Saranac Lake for the last 9 years.. Connie Langdon and Nancy LaBombard, who are responsible for scheduling the venues and booking the entertainment, and Sue Patterson, who is in charge of fundraising year after year..This year, First…

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K&J – An Interview with Plattsburgh Mayor Jim Calnon (Part One)

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Today on the K&J Show, Part one of our conversation with Plattsburgh’s Mayor Jim Calnon, who is headed into year number two of his term.. As we head into the new year, we’ve asked Mayor Calnon about his first year as Mayor, and about some of his plans for the future.. In part one of…

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K&J – Final Weeks for Congressman Bill Owens

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On January 2nd, 2015, Democratic Congressman Bill Owens.. Having decided not to run again for re-election… Will vacate the seat he’s held either in the 21st district.. Or the 23rd, since 2009. On Today’s K&J Show, (Click on the link below to listen) we’re speaking with Congressman Bill Owens about the latest issues in the news as…

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K&J – Court Of Appeals May Give Tupper Lake a Very Merry Christmas

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Today we’re talking with ARISE Chariman Jim LaValley and one of the Developers of the Adirondack Club and Resort, Tom Lawson… Our Conversation from one of the new businesses in Tupper Lake on Park Street – Well Dressed Foods and we begin our conversation by asking Jim LaValley about the progress at the Court of…

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K&J – Holiday Cheer in Plattsburgh

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It had rained most of the day in Plattsburgh and while there was snow in the mountains on Saturday, temperatures were above freezing along Lake Champlain which meant there was no snow on the ground for the tree lighting, but the rain held off for the lighting of the tree on Brinkerhoff Street. The road…

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K&J – “First Weekends” Christmas Tree Lighting in Downtown Plattsburgh

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In the K&J Show today, our series on Christmas Tree lighting continues with a tradition that’s been re-born on Brinkerhoff Street in Plattsburgh.. We’re talking with Christina Elliot, the Gallery Coordinator at the Strand Center for the Arts in Plattsburgh, and Tim McCormick is President of First Weekends Plattsburgh. This year will be year number two…

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K&J – Former APA Chair Curt Stiles on Lake Flower Lodge PUDD

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Today in the K&J show we’re speaking with Curt Stiles, a former Chariman of the Adirondack Park Agency, and a Veteran. Stiles is also active on many boards, including the Adirondack Council, The Upper Saranac Lake Association and other community groups in and around the Adirondack Park… (Click on the Play button below, or download the…

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K&J – Saranac Lake Village Trustee Paul VanCott

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Saranac Lake Village Trustee Paul VanCott is spearheading several initiatives in the village. We spoke with him on Monday afternoon at the WNBZ Studios about some of those projects. (Click on the PLAY button below to listen online or right click on the link to download and listen to our conversation with Trustee VanCott inside the…

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K&J – Adirondack Health Foundation – Giving Tuesday

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This Monday is Cyber Monday which means consumers may be spending their dollars online. Over the weekend, small businesses promote “Small Business Saturday” and Black Friday is a day for bigger retailers to offer big discounts to attract customers right after Thanksgiving. Many retailers have begun offering holiday sales on Thanksgiving Day and even before…

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K&J – The NYSSMA Zone 6 Concert at NCCS

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On Saturday we attended the New York State School Music Association Zone 6 Concert..  Zone 6 is essentially made up of high schools in Clinton, Essex and Franklin Counties. Students who excel in music and song have qualified to share music together with their peers as well as with family, friends and their communities..  The event…

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K&J – A Forum on Smoking and College Students Against Cancer

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The third Thursday of November each year marks the anniversary of the “Great American Smokeout” sponsored by the American Cancer Society.. and in honor of the event, Students on the Advocacy Committee for Colleges Against Cancer at SUNY Plattsburgh participated in a forum to discuss exactly that. The Forum’s Panel is made up of Kelsey Darby,…

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K&J – 500 Acres of Bison.. In Vermontville

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If you’re looking for a home where the Buffalo Roam, You may want to head to Vermontville because there are a growing number of Buffalo Roaming wild on the Norman Ridge Road at the Edgley Farm… Which is where we found ourselves on Monday last October during a visit by Congressman Bill Owens with owners…

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K&J – JCEO’s Outreach Program Director Sally Soucia

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There are 3,500 individuals making use of the JCEO emergency food banks in Clinton County..  Annually, 7,555 people taking advantage of services provided by the JCEO…  Today on the K&J Show we’re speaking with Sally Soucia, Community Outreach Program Director at the Joint Council for Economic Opportunity.. K&J – 111314 – The Joint Council for…

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