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K&J – Comprehensive Planning in Lake Placid

Dean Deitrich at Comprehensive Plan Hearing

The 1980 Winter Olympics were a watershed moment for the Village of Lake Placid and the Town of North Elba. A new arena,ski jump, bobsled run, and speed skating oval were built, while the skiing facilities at Whiteface Mountain and Van Hoevenberg were expanded. A wave of new residentsflooded the community and visitorsflocked to see where the  “Miracle…

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K&J – DEC Ray Brook Hosts Public Listening Session #2

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The New York State Department of Transportation (DOT) has joined with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) in a joint effort to hear from the public  in 4 listening sessions during September. The DOT heard from key stakeholders including The Adirondack Recreational Trail Associates and The Adirondack Rail Preservation Society. Both stakeholders…

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K&J – An Offer to Purchase the Setting Pole Dam

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The Setting Pole Dam could have a new owner soon and if all goes well, that could mean less flooding for residents and businesses in Tupper Lake.. Dennis Ryan is the Project Manager for ECOsponsible, a company founded in 2007 by a group of SUNY Buffalo under graduate students.. He’s offering to purchase the Setting…

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K&J – Chefs and Farmers bring A Taste of the Adirondacks

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An event at the Harrietstown Town Hall on Sunday afternoon gives us an opportunity to talk with Chefs from some of the finer local area restaurants and with their growers and producers…  It’s Called Chefs and Farmers – A Taste of the Adirondacks.. and we were there a little early so that we could talk…

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K&J – Andy Flynn – Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Memories

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On the K&J show Thursday we’re speaking with Andy Flynn, whose new book “Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Memories” is out and Flynn will present an audio tour of the interviews and events which he includes in the book at Saranac Village at Will Rogers on Thursday September 12th at 7:30pm. It’s also an opportunity for…

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K&J – Adirondack Council’s Willie Janeway

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The New Executive Director of the Adirondack Council joins us in the K&J show Thursday Morning.. William C. (Willie) Janeway returned to the Adirondacks to become the Executive Director and leader of the Adirondack Council in May 2013 after close to six years as the Regional

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K&J – Students in Depth with Congressman Owens

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Students at Paul Smith’s College have an opportunity to speak with Congressman Bill Owens on college financing, opportunities for job growth and we ask the Congressman about his views on Common Core Testing in New York State. It’s an up close conversation with……

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K&J – Invading the Adirondack Watershed Institute

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Congressman Bill Owens has been meeting regularly with organizations focused on the prevention of invasive species in the…..

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K&J – Homeward Bound for Returning Vets

Today on the K&J Show we spend time with Adrien Vlach, Director of Business Administration at Homeward Bound.. And Charles Jesse is a Veteran of the first class of NAVY Seals and tells us about some of the work they did.. The conversation takes place on the second floor balcony at The Prescott House in Saranac Lake, which is where the homeward bound offices are located… The conversation went about 45 minutes so we split the K&J into two parts on the air but here online we present the entire conversation…

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K&J – Water Treatment Part II with Kevin Pratt

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Our tour of the waste-water treatment plant in Saranac Lake Continues. We’re touring the facility and heading to the new well water system which has currently become fully operational..

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K&J – Lake Placid School Board .. Heads Back to School

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Back to school season is in full swing and that holds true for administrators and teachers.. In New York State.. The State Education Board will begin year number two with a focus on the common core standards… New York was among a handful of states which implemented the common core testing

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K&J – Waste-water Treatment in Saranac Lake

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Kevin Pratt is Superintendent of Saranac Lake’s waste-water treatment plant and the water supply in Saranac Lake.. Now that the project has been completed, Saranac Lake has become a model for other municipalities who are currently undergoing similar projects to upgrade their primary water supply to residents. In 2012 we took a tour of the…

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K&J – Adirondack Plein Air Festival

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Today on the K&J Show we invite you to join us as we spend time with Plein Air artists at the Harrietstown Town Hall on Sunday. We’re talking about the growth of the event to over 70 artists, Paul Smith’s VIC and different styles of painting.. K&J – 081913 – Adirondack Plein Air Festival

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K&J – Northern Lights Choir Returns – Sunday at the LPCA

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In May, a New Choir premiered “Voices of Timbuctoo” at St Bernards in SaranacLake and Choir Director, Helen Demong has been asked to bring back the performance for an encore presentation at the LPCA..  In the 1800s Gerret Smith gave away 120,000 acres in the Adirondacks to free 3,000 black men, to fulfill the landowners…

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K&J – Bonus Rewind – Universal Pre-K / An Interview with Doug’s Place Director Rhonda Preston

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A family’s complaint in July leads to the removal of a local pre-school director from the role of child care in August.. We spoke in a recent K&J show (May 21st, 2013) with Doug’s Place Director Rhonda Preston. During the Morning News, we aired excerpts of that program.

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Walking Mountain Bike Trails at Mt Pisgah

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On July 1st, 2013, Dewey Mountain officially opened it’s mountain biking trails with a different kind of Ribbon Cutting.. Adrian Heyden and his friend Jasper rode through the ribbon at the end of the Trail… The next phase of the trail project for The Village of Saranac Lake is at Mt Pisgah…

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K&J – Herb Clark, Adk 46er #1

Recently, Heb Clark was honored by the Adirondack Mountain Club for his achievements in becoming the first person to hike the 46 high peaks about 4,000 feet in the Adirondacks. This K&J show originally aired in May of 2013 following the presentation of a new headstone at his grave site to honor the accomplishment.

The first 46ers were brothers Robert and George Marshall and their guide and family friend Herbert Clark. The Marshalls thought up the idea after spending much of their childhood in the region and examining the collection of Verplank Colvin maps owned by their father, Louis Marshall. They devised criteria for the high

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K&J – PROTECT Arcticle 78 Lawsuit

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In March of 2012, we spoke with ARISE Chairman Jim Lavalley and David Tomberlain the President of the Tupper Lake Chamber of Commerce about the impact of another delay forced on the Adirondack Club and Resort Project on Big Tupper. The delay is a result of an Article 78 Lawsuit which was filed following APA approval of the project. This week marks the 20th anniversary of

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K&J – Solar Energy – Wayne Davison

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In 2012 we spent some time on the air with Wayne Davison discussing solar energy in the Adirondacks and this week as our focus on energy continues, we listened in on that conversation during the K&J show on Friday..

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K&J – Alzheimer’s Counselor Kenna Lapport

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The Alzheimer’s Disease Assistance Center Based at Plattsburgh State University is now in it’s 25th year. We speak with Licensed Mental Health Counselor Kenna Lapport about the disease and their new “Third Age Care Center” moving from the Adult Center to The Lake Colby School.

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