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Adirondack Health welcomes chief officer to lead senior services

  SARANAC LAKE – Marc Walker, a skilled and compassionate leader, has joined the Adirondack Health leadership team to implement a new vision for the Uihlein Living Center campus.   Marc has hit the ground running as the Chief Senior Services Officer, a new title that more accurately reflects Adirondack Health’s mission and vision to provide…

CSEA Supports Disaster Relief

CSEA supports Red Cross disaster relief efforts  ALBANY, NY (Nov. 9, 2012) CSEA has donated $5,000 to the American Red Cross (ARC) for its disaster relief efforts following Superstorm Sandy.  Gary Striar CEO of ARCNENY was presented the check on behalf of CSEA by Stephen Madarasz, CSEA Director of Communications, who also serves on the…

Bloomingdale Elementary School Children Honor Veterans

A Special Veteran’s Day K&J Show is part of our Monday Morning News Programming..   Bloomingdale Elementary School Children Honor Veterans in this annual Veteran’s Day ceremony. The Treaty of Versailles signed on June 28, 1919, ends World War One. Fighting, however, had stopped seven months earlier when an armistice, or temporary cessation of hostilities,…

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Red Cross Receives $100k from New York Pipeline Company

Millennium Pipeline Company Donates $100K to Red Cross For Orange and Rockland County Storm Relief Efforts  PEARL RIVER, NY (11/08/2012)(readMedia)– Millennium Pipeline Company donated $100,000 to the Red Cross Metro New York North chapter this week with funds specifically earmarked to help support storm relief efforts in Orange and Rockland Counties. Accepting a check on…

November 10th, 1975

On Nov. 10, 1975, the ore-hauling ship Edmund Fitzgerald sank during a storm in Lake Superior. All 29 crew members died. On this date in: 1483 Martin Luther, leader of the Protestant Reformation, was born in Eisleben, Germany. 1775 The U.S. Marines were organized under authority of the Continental Congress. 1871 Journalist-explorer Henry M. Stanley…

Solid start for U.S. skeleton team

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (Nov. 9, 2012)- The women’s and men’s skeleton World Cup finals took place between bobsled heats at Mount Van Hoevenberg today, and the U.S. team had a strong showing that included several personal best finishes.  John Daly (Smithtown, N.Y.) and Kyle Tress (Ewing, N.J.) posted their personal best finishes after finishing fourth…

Holcomb and Butner finish 1-2 in men’s two-man bobsled World Cup

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (Nov. 9, 2012)-  The U.S. men stepped up to the challenge set by the women’s bobsledders this morning with gold and silver medal finishes in the two-man bobsled World Cup event at Mount Van Hoevenberg this afternoon. Defending World Champions Steven Holcomb (Park City, Utah) and Steve Langton (Melrose, Mass.) slid to…

Residents call for the Resignation of Tupper Lake’s Town Supervisor

Tupper Lake’s Town Hall is filled to capacity on Thursday for what would have been a routine budget hearing.. Except for some apparent bad blood between the Supervisor, Roger Amell, and the Highway Superintendent, Bill Dechane. For the second time in his history as Town Supervisor, Amell finds himself forced to answer questions as to…

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Uhlaender within striking distance of medals in World Cup opener

 LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (Nov. 8, 2012)-After a rocky first run in the women’s skeleton World Cup season opener, Katie Uhlaender (Breckenridge, Colo.) strung together a blistering second heat to complete the first day of racing in sixth position at Mount Van Hoevenberg. The Lake Placid skeleton events are being held in a new three-heat format,…

Nonna Fina Donating 100% of Sales to Hurricane Relief Today

Eat Lunch or Dinner at Nonna Fina in Saranac Lake today and 100% of your check goes to victims of Hurricane Your Dining Out Dollars will go a lot further today, if you eat at Nonna Fina inSaranacLake. That’s because Jacob Stanbro is spearheading a campaign to raise money for clothing and emergency relief inNew…

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LPCA Welcomes New Executive Director

After an extensive search, the Lake Placid Center for the Arts has hired a new Executive Director. James Lemons, currently General Manager of the Florida Studio Theatre in Sarasota, will join the LPCA in early December.  James has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre from Midwestern State University, and served as the Associate Artistic…

Timothy J Doyle

 Timothy J. Doyle, age 57, of 9 Merrill Street, Saranac Lake, died Wednesday, November 07, 2012.  Born in Saranac Lake, New York on May 17, 1955, he was the son of Edward and Elizabeth (Dupree) Doyle. Timothy married Robin Gilbert on July 14, 1984 in Saranac Lake. Tim had been employed by the New York…

Nonna Fina Owner will Donate 100% of Tomorrows Proceeds to Victims

A Local Group of Businesses is spearheaded by Nonna Fina Owner Jacob Stanbro and to date, they’ve raised over $9,000 with all of the money being donated to the needs of Storm Victims inNew YorkandNew Jersey..   Tomorrow, Stanbro has announced that Nonna Fina will be donating 100% of their sales – not profit – every…

T.O.T- Wednesday 11/07/12

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Duprey Reflects on Priorities after Big Win in 115th Assembly

Republican Assemblywoman Janet Duprey wins another term. Voters in Clinton County chose Duprey almost two to one over both of her challengers. She receives 13,076 votes. Democratic Challenger Tim Carpenter received 6,800 votes and Conservative Karen Bisso 6,500 votes. The Franklin County votes give similar marks to Duprey as she wins with 62% of the…

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Votes and the win are a “Validation” for Bevilacqua

Bob Bevilacqua will become the Supervisor in the Town of Harrietstown. It took a few minutes after the polls closed to verify the exact figures but while the elections officials were reading off the vote count from each of the three scanners, the Harrietstown Councilman’s supporters came out ahead of Challenger Tom Catillaz. With a…

Gillibrand wins another term

Senate Seat in New York Goes to the Incumbent – and it’s “Not Even Close.” Senator Kirsten Gillibrand wins another term in the Senate following a long election season contest and a challenge from Republican Wendy Long who put up a fight in her attempt to unseat the incumbent with an onslaught of campaign messages,…

Doheney Concedes / Owens Takes the Victory

Democratic Incumbent Bill Owens wins 21st Congressional Race Republican Chris Gibson wins the 19th Congressional district race to our south with 53% of the votes to 47% over his Democtratic Oponenet Julian Schreibmen. And in the 20th the incumbent Democrat Paul Tonko wins with 68% of the vote. His opponent Republican Bob Dieterich could only…