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SONGS AT MIRROR LAKE

Blues & Soul Night with Ruthie Foster on Tuesday, August 14th  LAKE PLACID,N.Y.–  Songs at Mirror Lake Music Series announces the final performance in the seven week series, scheduled for Tuesday, August 14th, as Blues & Soul Night with Ruthie Foster.  The music series is held at 7:00PM on seven Tuesdays throughout the summer at…

A Program Note;

The Morning News Today will highlight Dirk Van and Jim Bohannon during the 7am hour and we’ll be airing a special broadcast of the K&J show at 8:10am today followed by more highlights from Jim Bohannon’s show. It’s an opportunity to hear from the two on the air who kick off the program eery weekeday…

SPORTS SHORTS

16U SOFTBALL The Adirondack Chill 16U softball team went one and one in a rain shortened tournament in Clifton Park. The Chill defeated the Mid-Hudson Rebels in their opener 6-4. Sydney Battistoni led the offense with a 3-for-4 performance. Nicole Viscardo had 2 hits. Serina Hayes, Jordy McDougall, Haley Brandes, Jen McGuoirk and Olivia Jaques added…

ITS ALL UPHILL IN SEPTEMBER

WILMINGTON, N.Y. — In June, cyclists raced to the top of Whiteface Mountain’s Veterans Memorial Highway, in Wilmington, N.Y.  In September, it will be the runner’s time to conquer the eight-mile climb to the summit of New York State’s fifth highest peak.  As many as 200 running enthusiasts from the northeastern United States and Canada…

OBITUARY – Joshua Peck

Joshua Clayton Peck was born on May 5, 1992 to Clarence T. & Jenifer L. Peck. He was the sixth addition to the combined Peck clan. Josh graduated from Tupper Lake High School in June 2011. In high school he was a member of The Tupper Lake Hockey Association. A little bit angel, a little…

OBITUARY – Frances Connors

Frances E. Connors, age 91, of 60 Church Street, Saranac Lake, died Friday, July 27, 2012 at the Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake.  Born in Clay, NY on January 15, 1921, she was the daughter of Felix and Elizabeth (Sawyer) Yelle. Frances married Edward Connors in July of 1970 in Saranac Lake, New York.…

RUGBY WEEKEND IN BLOOMINGDALE

In sports we’re focusing on the Bloomingdale Fields – right behind the Bloomingdale Fire Department as CANAM RUGBY takes over for the day on Sunday…  AUDIO – 073012 – SPORTS SHORTS – RUGBY SUNDAY in Bloomingdale Some of the results from the weekend; Men’s Premier Division Championship Match  » Sunday, 3:30pm – Brockport: 16 vs.…

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TALK OF THE TOWN – 07/27/12

Ted Called the show which had started a little late today because of a report I developed on the value of the Math and Literacy programs in the Saranac Lake Central School.  He says he wants more people to call, and the regulars, etc… AUDIO – 072712 – Talk of the Town Karen called and…

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RUGBY WEEKEND STARTS with 36 CHAMPIONS

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It’s a little wet at Ken Wilson Field, the rain seems to have subsided and umbrellas dot the bleachers keeping spectators as dry as possible while they enjoy the U20 exhibition match.. It’s the beginning of Rugby Weekend! One of the spectators is Bill Donaldson is a member of the Mountaineer rugby team, He’s playing…

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OWENS highlights his agenda

Owens Votes Again to Reduce Federal Regulation  WASHINGTON– Congressman Bill Owens voted today in support of H.R. 4078, the Red Tape Reduction and Small Business Job Creation Act. The legislation bans the promulgation of “midnight rules,” includes numerous provisions intended to reduce or streamline the federal regulatory process, requires cost-benefit analyses of new regulatory proposals,…

DOES THE BOCES SHOE FIT?

SARANAC LAKE CENTRAL SCHOOL BOARD HEARS BOCES PRESENTATION  The Saranac Lake Central School Board is presented with a possible timeline as their search for a new School Superintendent commences…  Steve Shafer is a consultant with BOCES and he was given time during the School Boards regular meeting to present a service to the board which is…

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GOV PREVENTS INVASION

Governor Signs Invasive Species Prevention Act Keene Valley,NY- By signing the Invasive Species Prevention Act, Governor Andrew Cuomo upholdsNew York’s position of national leadership for environmental conservation, while protectingNew York’s vital farming, forestry, fishing and tourism industries. AUDIO – 072612 – INVASIVE SPECIES LEGISLATION  The new law, a collaborative effort by state agencies and stakeholders,…

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AUSABLE RIVER RESTORATION BEGINS

Restoration Project Begins on the Ausable River’s East Branch in Keene Valley, NY Work is underway this week on a river bank stabilization and habitat restoration project along the East Branch of the AusableRiverin the hamlet of KeeneValley. This project is a cooperative effort between Trout Unlimited (TU), the Ausable River Association (AsRA), Essex County…

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CAN AM RUGBY WEEKEND – SPORTS SHORTS

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CAN-AM RUGY One of the largest rugby tournaments in the world comes to theAdirondackthis weekend… It’s The 39th annual CAN-AM Rugby Tournament. Saranac Lake Mayor Clyde Rabideau heartily welcomes participants and spectators to this years tournament on the Can Am Rugby website…  He saysSaranacLakeis a community with open arms and encourages everyone to enjoy the…

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CHAMPLAIN BRIDGE EARNS NATIONAL AWARD

NYSDOT Recognized By FHWA For OutstandingLake ChamplainBridgeProject Among Eight National Award Winners for Transportation Planning New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) Commissioner Joan McDonald today announced the receipt of the 2012 Transportation Planning Excellence Award for outstanding work on the project to replace theLake ChamplainBridgespanning the lake to connectCrown Point,New York, andAddison,Vermont. The honor…

K&J Show – Movie Planned for Berkley Green

The Village of Saranac Lake is hosting the second movie night on Friday, July 27th at 9pm. Today on the K&J show we speak with Saranac Lake Mayor Clyde Rabideau and Village Trustee Barb Rice about the Downtown Saranac Lake initiative and their work with local merchants to build traffic and invite consumers to the…

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Saranac Lake High School Parent Faculty Organization

A new organization in Saranac Lake begins to recruit members and identifies their first objective. The Saranac Lake High School Parent Faculty Organization is lead by Leanne Baker who is the President of the new group and Brian Mann known by most as The Adirondack Bureau Chief for North Country Public Radio, but also a…

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NEW LAW IMPROVES CANCER DETECTION

Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation to Help Improve Breast Cancer Detection Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signs legislation designed to help improve breast cancer detection and prevention..  The New regulations require mammography services to inform patients if dense breast tissue is found during an exam.  Cuomo says “The new law will give women who may be at…

A PROVISIONAL DPW SUPER. FOR SARANAC LAKE

The Village Manager appoints a provisional Superintendent forSaranacLake’s Department of Public Works..  With a unanimous resolution,SaranacLake’s board authorizes Village Manager John Sweeney to hire Jeff Dora as the Provisional DPW Superintendent. Jeff is currently site engineer on one of the projects managed by B&L contractors inSaranacLakeand the timing of his appointment may have to include…

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Talk of the Town – 07/24/12

Shirley calls to thank all of her volunteers and asks for fleece blankets, toilet paper, toiletries, and snacks. She has set up a box in teh Enterprise Lobby across from the Post Office for donations. AUDIO – 072412 – Talk of the Town – Troops and Summer Ski Jam Natalie Leduc called to talk about…

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