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AIRPORT FUNDING CONFIRMED

Senators Charles Schumer, Kirsten Gillibrand and CongressmanBill Owensannounce $868,060 in total funding for two North Country airports in Massena andSaranacLake. The grants, awarded by the FAA will be used to improve infrastructure at theAdirondackRegionalAirport, and theMassenaInternationalAirport. AUDIO – 072012 – Adirondack Regional Airport Funding from the FAA  Schumer says “This Federal Aviation Administration grant will…

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NCCC Tuition stays Flat

FranklinCountyapproves North CountryCommunity College’s Budget and tuition remains at $3,900..  The legislators vote to approve N Triple C’s $13,630,000 budget for the upcoming school year and send the budget to EssexCounty’s Board of Supervisors who must also approve the college’s spending plan…  EssexCounty’s Board is holding a public hearing on July 30th to discuss their…

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Record cases of Whooping Cough

The Centers for Disease Control is warning of record cases so far this year of pertussis, also known as whooping cough. More from CBS News Medical Correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook:  AUDIO – 072012 – Whooping Cough & Locally AMC sets new Policy  And Locally, Adirondack Health takes steps to protect infants from the recent local…

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Police and Fire –

Lake Placid Police Report the Arrest of George J Peck Jr. of Lake Placid. He was arrested as a result of an investigation of a complaint where he was making harrassing phone calls, and threatening another individual.. He is charged with Criminal Mischief, and Harrassment along wiht Criminal Tampering. AUDIO – 072012 – Police &…

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Talk of the Town – 07/20/12

We talked about Road Work and the dangers of approaching work sites

AUDIO – 072012 – Talk of the Town

An accident results in the death of a vehicle stopped in a workzone – We hear about the problems caused by not slowing down and driving with caution through a work zone

 

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Tupper Lake / ARISE Respond to Sierra Club Legal Filing

ARISE and The Community of Tupper Lake responds to the Legal Filings presented to the courts by Protect the Adirondacks and the Sierra Club. AUDIO – ARISE and TL Chamber Discuss Article 78 Lawsuit  How unfortunate for the entire North Country region, that a very small group of extreme preservationists, can create a large negative…

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Police & Fire & The Birthday Club (07/19/12)

The DEC updates it’s regulations on Hunting – We’ll present them here in the Police & Fire Update..  Plus Happy Birthday to Mike Lyon!

AUDIO – 071912 – Police & Fire Plus Birthday Club

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K&J SHOW – (07/19/12) Mirror Lake’s IRONMAN Dive Team Captain

We had the pleasure of speaking with Bob Janowski about his work in Mirror Lake.. AUDIO – 071912 – K&J SHOW – Bob Janowski – Dive Captain Bob and his crew will be caring for athletes in Mirror Lake during the 2.4 Mile swim

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PROTECT files response in Lawsuit

Protect the Adirondacks! and the Sierra Club today filed a Reply in their lawsuit against the Adirondack Park Agency, the Department of Environmental Conservation and the developer challenging the APA’s approval in January of the proposed Adirondack Club & Resort project on 6,000 acres inTupperLake. The Reply follows the filing of an Amendment in June…

Alfred Hitchcock’s The 39 Steps

Where Hitchcock meets hilarious…”The 39 Steps”. Combine spy thriller and farce, add a dash of theatrical invention and presto! – an engaging, fast paced whodunit that celebrates the magic of theater.  Sat. Jul 21 – 8 pm  •  Sun. Jul 22 – 2 pm Thu. Jul 26 – 8 pm  •  Fri. Jul 27 –…

Storm Updates – Police, Fire & The Birthday Club 07/18/12

About an hour after a storm passed through Potsdam, causing power outages, wind damage and trees down, the town, The same storm creates problems for communities in the Adirondacks.. 

AUDIO – 071812 – Police & Fire Plus Birthday Club – Bonus Storm Coverage

During our Police and Fire update we follow up on those issues and hear from callers describing some of the damage.

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SPORTS SHORTS – 07/18/12

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (July 17, 2012) – IRONMAN is gearing up for the 14th edition of IRONMAN Lake Placid scheduled for Sunday, July  22, 2012, in Lake Placid. More than 2,800 athletes are expected to compete in the event, known as the oldest IRONMAN in the continental U.S. and as one of the most popular…

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Talk of the Town – 071812

A Storm rolls through the region, causing damage, power outages and trees down. Residents call to discuss some of the damage.

AUDIO – 071812 – Talk of the Town (Storm Damage)

We’re talking about the storm damage on today’s Talk of the Town.

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EQUAL RIGHTS FOR PARKING IN LAKE PLACID

TheAdirondackCommunityChurchis host to a regular community lunchbox on Wednesdays each week and the efforts are supported by volunteers from around the area who spend their time preparing food, serving lunch, and cleaning the dining area at the church. The Corner of Main Street and Parkside Drive creates a few challenges for the volunteers, one of…

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Talk of the Town – 07/17/12

What about those bicycles? You can’t have them on the sidewalk!  You can’t have them on the Road! Listeners ask about rules for bicyclists young and old.

AUDIO – 071712 – Talk of the Town 

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Police & Fire 07/17/12

Tupper Lake Police – Tupper Lake Police report the arrest of  54 year old William F Demars of Tupper Lake at 9:50am yesterday (July 16th) Police were responding to a complaint of loud music and upon further investigation found that Mr Demars was outside yelling and swearing across from Tupper Lake Supply. AUDIO – 071712…

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TUPPER LAKE REVITALIZATION

The Village of Tupper Lake is upgrading technology and installing interpretive displays in theMunicipalPark. At their regular board meeting last night, the board was scheduled to accept a donation from the Adirondack Community Trust in the amount of $5,000.00 to be used towards the Wi-Fi station and the interpretive displays.. 

AUDIO – 071812 – Tupper Lake receives ACT Grant

We’re speaking here with  Tupper Lake’s Mayor Paul Maroun in a recent conversation with WNBZ…  During the conversation we asked the Mayor about the development plan forTupperLake..

 

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Lake Plaicd’s Fire Dept Gets approval for Storage Shed

Lake Placid’s Fire Department has been hoping for an upgrade to their storage facilites and bids for a new shed were accepted at a special meeting of Lake Placid’s Village Board Friday Morning at 11am. The baord received four bids, the high bid was $106,700.00, and the low bidder, Terry Hanrahan came in at $74,545.00.…

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Lake Placid, North Elba offices Closed Friday

LAKE PLACID OFFICES CLOSED FRIDAY (July 20th, 2012) – Lake Placid’s Village Board will follow North Elba’s Lead on Friday this week, closing their offices for the day. Until today, there had been a big yellow sign on the entrance door announcing that the Town of North Elba offices would be closed on Friday. During it’s regular…