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2012 St. Regis Canoe Classic – Race Results

2012 St. Regis Canoe Classic – Race Results  Thirty-three paddlers participated in the St. Regis Canoe Classic held Sunday on the Paul Smith’s College campus with a total of nineteen canoes and kayaks entered in the event. There was plenty of opportunity for winners, with over thirty categories. Those placing in the top three received…

LPCA Hosts 15th Annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival

 - Filmgoers in Lake Placid, New York, will unite with audiences in over 300 cities spanning six continents to view and judge the work of the next generation of filmmakers from around the world when the 15th Annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival screens at The Lake Placid Center for the Arts in Lake Placid on Friday, September…

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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WNBZ One on One – Jeff Dora – Saranac Lake DPW Superintendent

The Village of Saranac Lake’s new Highway Superintendent Jeff Dora spent some time with WNBZ talking about the position… <<<< CLICK HERE TO LISTEN – 092512 – Jeff Dora – VSL Highway Superintendent >>>> Construction Schedule update for Village of Saranac Lake Projects: Week of September 24th thru September 28th: Removal of Sidewalk and Curb…

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Village Board Asks DOT / DEC to Update Rail Corridor Unit Management Plan

The Village of Saranac Lake is asking the DEC and the Department of Transportation to review and update the railway corridor and Unit Management Plan for the Corridor extending fromUticatoLake Placid… <<<< CLICK HERE TO LISTEN – 092512 – SARANAC LAKE RAIL CORRIDOR RESOLUTION >>>> SaranacLake’s Mayor Clyde Rabideau reading the Resolution at Monday’s Village…

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Tupper Lake Fire Station Forum #3 Tonight

Several homes inTupperLakeare going to receive a new status symbol in the coming weeks… Perhaps not the kind of symbol you might want to associate with your status, either… It’s the kind of symbol which tells firefighters to “Stay Out” TupperLake’s Fire Chief Mark Picerno says he’s marking homes to show that a house is…

STEM = Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

If there’s one thing that holds true for the Tri-Lakes Region, it’s that we have some of the most enthusiastic group of teachers in new YorkState..  and you can’t help but see the excitement of teachers in different departments throughout the region…  In SaranacLake,  we didn’t have much trouble finding another teachers happy to speak…

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Harrietstown Supevisor Candidates Clarify their positions on Business Park

The Town of Harrietstown is going to have a new Supervisor come Election Day…   and in a regular feature here on WNBZ, we’re taking a regular look at the positions of the two candidates..  We’re going to look more closely at the Town’s Business Park, On Friday, we heard from Town Councilman Bob Bevelacqua…. Today,…

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Forever Wired Conference in it’s 4th Year

The fourth annual Forever Wired Conference happens Friday, atClarksonUniversity… This year’s focus is the state of broadband in the Adirondack North Country and the progress made in generating greater awareness and economic opportunities along with a discussion of responsible and sustainable economic growth in theAdirondacks. Conference Chair Kelly Chezum says “Forever Wired has been the…

Voter Rights – on the Mind of Kirsten Gillibrand

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand teams with Rep. John Lewis, who is well recognized for his work in Civil Rights..  introducing companion legislation in the Senate for the Voter Empowerment Act.  Gillibrand says “We’ve come too far in our nation’s history to re-fight old battles over voting rights that have already been won,” and she says…

K&J SHOW – Dr Andrea Cooper Speaks about New Discovery

TRUDEAU RESEARCHERS IDENTIFY UNFORESEEN REGULATION OF THE ANTI-BACTERIAL IMMUNE RESPONSE New research from the laboratory of Dr. Andrea Cooper at the Trudeau Institute, just published in the European Journal of Immunology publication, holds promise for the improved prevention and treatment of bacterial infections and the life-threatening complications of chronic inflammation that can result from them.…

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Harrietstown Candidates clarify their positions on Business Park

The Town of Harrietstown is going to have a new Supervisor come Election Day…   and in a regular feature here on WNBZ, we’re taking a regular look at the positions of the two candidates..  We’re going to look more closely at the Town’s Business Park and more specifically today, we’ll hear on Candidate lay out…

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Department of Labor Says New York Adds 102,700 Private Sector Jobs in 2012

In 2012,New YorkState’s economy added 102,700 private sector jobs, the State Department of Labor reported today.  This year-to-date increase in the job count contributed to the state’s recovery of 348,000 private sector jobs since November 2009. New YorkStatehas regained all of the private sector jobs it lost during the state’s recession.  Only four other states have…

K&J SHOW – Technology Plan at Lake Placid Schools

Picture yourself standing in front of a line of computers at Best Buy, or Target, Wal Mart, your local neighborhood computer store… trying to decide which piece of technology is going to be right for you, There are at least 10 or 12 choices of laptops, and another 4 or 5 desktop versions and each…

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Obituary – Dr. David Merkel

David Merkel, 75, died peacefully at home with his wife at his side on Saturday, September 15, 2012. He was born on March 7, 1937 and grew up in Saranac Lake where he, with the many friends he loved so much, graduated from Saranac Lake High School. He received an A.B. degree from Hamilton College…

Google’s in Town

Google Map’s Street View came to the Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa in Lake Placid on Friday morning. Jim Hilker, Google’s videographer based in Ithaca, will create 360-degree, up and down views of the entire resort property, including the Cottage Café, pictured here. The technology allows for browsers to take virtual tours of businesses…

St Regis Canoe Classic on Spitfire and St Regis September 23rd

The Twenty-fourth Annual St. Regis Canoe Classic is Sunday, September 23rd featuring over twenty-five categories including recreation, standard, and racing canoes, kayaks and one and two man guideboats. The course takes paddlers through Lower and Upper St. Regis Lakes, as well asSpitfireLake, and runs about seven miles. With another course running about 4.5 miles.. registration will…