- Lake Placid

K&J – North Elba Board Weighs in on Lake Placid Emergency Room

051414 - Jack Favro - THUMB

Adirondack Medical Center’s Emergency Room will be changing from a 24 hour operation to 15 hours per day as of June 16th… In The Town of North Elba, Councilman Jack Favro says it would have been nice if they had waited until fall but no matter what, the ambulance service is going to have to…

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Lake Placid’s Village Cleanup

Lake Placid’s Village Cleanup Day is Saturday.. We caught up with some of the organizers of the event setting up for the volunteer lunch which traditionally follows the work of the morning..   AUDIO – 051214 – Lake Placid Village Cleanup Day

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

K&J – Builders Club – Plunging for a Cause in Lake Placid

051014 - Plunge 01 - THUMB

The 7th Annual Plunge for a Cause into Mirror Lake is a little warmer in 2014 than last year’s event.. In 2013, the Ice in Mirror Lake had only just gone out less than a day or so before the event plus it was snowing… and the same weekend this year brings 65 degrees and…

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Lake Placid Students Get Friday May 26th Off

The Lake Placid Central School District says they’ll be closed on Friday, May 23rd, 2014. The extra day off is a result of their having not used an emergency day over the winter…  and since Monday, May 26th, 2014 is the scheduled Memorial Day holiday, the additional day off will extend the usual long weekend…

Plunging for the Cause – This Weekend

Plunge for the Cause - THUMB

On Saturday, May 10, 2014, the Lake Placid Middle School Builder’s Club will host the 7th Annual – Plunge for the Cause. Students and faculty members are getting their towels and wet suits ready to be “FREEZIN’ FOR A REASON” at the Mirror Lake Beach and raise money for a good cause. The Plunge will…

AMC Lake Placid Emergency Room goes Part Time June 16th

AMC Lake Placid will be the first in the state to move to a part time Emergency Room…   The Department of Health Approved the request by Adirondack Health to transition it’s existing emergency room in Lake Placid to a 15 hour model..  The plan goes into effect on Monday June 16th.. As part of the…

Teachers Picket Whiteface Lodge / Camp Philos Education Retreat

050514 - NYSUIT protest - THUMB

Members of the Alliance for Quality Education, Teachers and Students were among those participating in a protest against what they’re calling “Governor Cuomo’s Broken Education Philosophy.” The protest was held outside the “Camp Philos.” conference on Sunday, outside Lake Placid’s Whiteface Lodge. “Let’s get one thing straight, these aren’t philosophers, they’re bullies who are accustomed to…

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Ice Finally Out on Lake Placid

The Ice is out on Lake Placid Lake. It went out Friday, May 2, 2014 at 1:42 PM as reported by Ice Meisters Ben, Mary and Marty Shubert and Brian Bliss. Winners are John Lansing, 27 minutes off, Jerry Blair, 32 minutes off and a three way tie for third: Kevin Geesler, Olga Krone and Linda Warner.…

Route 73 (MIll Pond to McIntire) Closing Tuesday 7am

050614 - Route 73 Detours - THUMB

Starting Tuesday morning (5/6/14) in Lake Placid… Route 73 is closing at 7am between Mill Pond Drive and McIntyre Way and will remain closed right through May 23rd… Lake Placid Village Trustee Art Devlin says fortunately it’s only going to take two weeks.. “Originally they were going to continue through Memorial Day but we’ve been…

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

AMC Lake Placid may have First Part Time ER in the State

A citizens committee in Lake Placid is hearing regular updates from Adirondack Medical Center on the fate of the Emergency Room and right now it appears Lake Placid’s ER could become something of a model for the rest of New York State… Senator Betty Little says Rural Hospitals are dealing with this question every day..Little…

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

School Board Elections Shaping Up

The Slate of Candidates for School Board in Lake Placid is official… Patricia Stanton, Camelia Sheridan, and Enzo Villani have placed themselves in the running during School Board elections on May 20th…  Three Board Members have decided not to run again and will vacate their seats..  Phil Baumbach, Herb Stoerr and Jennifer Tufano.. Tufano sites time…

At the Peak of Excellence

042314 - Peak Awd Grp shot - THUMB

Several innovative, staff-driven projects recently took center stage at Adirondack Health for enhancements in the outcome and quality of care provided to patients and living center residents. Enhancing patient and nursing-home resident care never takes a vacation at Adirondack Health, and staff from multiple departments frequently team up to raise the bar when it comes…

Earth Day Trees for Sale – At Lake Placid Electric Dept.

In honor of Earth Day, The Village of Lake Placid Electric Department and the New York Power Authority are partnering again for the 14th year to sell trees.  Administrator for the Tree Power Program, Virginia Partridge says one of the job descriptions for the Lake Placid Electric Department this time of year is selling trees.…

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

April 21st – Boston Marathon Day in Lake Placid

03 - THUMB - Craig

In light of the 118th running of the Boston Marathon scheduled for Patriot’s Day April 21st, Lake Placid Mayor Craig Randall has issued an official proclamation to honor the tragic event’s anniversary…  “April 21st shall be recoginized as Boston Marathon Day.” Randall said. “After watching Lake Placid’s residents come together in support of the catastrophic…

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Be Prepared for Road Flooding

  The National Weather Service is issuing a flood watch for multiple counties in upstate New York. In light of the current potential for flooding, the American Red Cross Northeastern New York Region urges residents to prepare themselves and their families now. Gary Striar, CEO of the American Red Cross Northeastern New York Region, says We…

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Town Wide Garage Sale in Lake PLacid

Leading up to Earth Day on April 22, Lake Placid and the Adirondacks’ green lodging property, the Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort, will host a Community Wide Garage Sale and Earth Day celebration this Saturday, April 19, 2014.This annual community event returns with a new spin, offering residents the opportunity to spring clean during a Community…

K&J – The Lake Placid Development Commission

Dean Dietrich

Today on the K&J show, we’re speaking with Dean Dietrich, the Chairman of the Lake Placid, North Elba Development Commission… A new name for the group who, for the past several years have been working towards completion of the Comprehensive Plan for Lake Placid…   We’ll look at their progress, and the group’s plans for…

Studying Effects of Climate Change

Gina1 - THUMB

Mountain Lake PBS and Bright Blue EcoMedia have teamed up to look at the effects of climate change in the Adirondacks, and the next generation of visionaries working to make a difference. Now they’re turning to you, and the internet, to help fund the project. In the aftermath of the storm, three high school students…

From Camp Gabriels to Camp Hamachane

040214 - Eli Hersch - THUMB

Camp Gabriels Correctional Facility is getting a new name… and it’s going to be home this summer to a group of young boys ages 10 to 18. The owners hope to have their 7 week camp up and running by this summer. Eli Hersch will be one of the owners of the Camp Gabriels property once…

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Adirondack Consortium Student Symposium Judging is April 14th

All submissions are in for this year’s Adirondack Research Consortium’s Student Symposium and they are inviting the public to see what they’ve been working on. Students from around the North Country were asked to compose a research paper or poster abstract submission regarding current Adirondack related research on their choice of science, social sciences, economics and…

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.