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Ampersand Bay Resort gives Saranac Lake a New Landmark

K&J – 050313 – Ampersand Bay Resort in Saranac Lake

A new landmark on the corner of Edgewood road and the Lapan Highway. Owner  Neil Hopkins and GM Mary Gach speak with us about the Resort, and the new sign.

Ampersand Bay Resort Unveils New Sign

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Franklin County Approves 5% Bed Tax

AUDIO – 050313 – Franklin County Approves Bed Tax

Franklin County awaits approval from New York and Governor Cuomo following approval of a 5% Bed Tax by legislators at yesterday’s meeting.

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Talk of the Town Thursday 5/02/13

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K&J – Adirondack Health Speaks With the Community at LPCA

K&J – 050213 – AMC Meets Community at LPCA

Adirondack Health says no decision has been made regarding the closure of the ER in Lake Placid.. EMS and Lake Placid Ambulance Service Volunteers speak out saying there are serious concerns and members of the community stand up to on Wednesday be heard at the first of two outreach meetings sponsored by Adirondack Health.

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AMC Meeting at LPCA 05-01-2013 – RAW

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Talk of the Town Wednesday 05/01/13

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AMC Formal Community Meeting #1 Tonight at 6pm

AUDIO – 050113 – LPCA to host first formal AMC community meeting

The first formal presentation by AMC on the question of ER vs Urgent Care planning is set for 6pm tonight at the LPCA. We have a preview.

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Adirondack Day in Albany

The inaugural Adirondack Day showcased dozens of exhibitors and vendors to raise awareness among lawmakers and legislative staff about what life is like within the Blue Line

Tupperpalooza Warrier Run registration opens

Registration for the 2nd Annual Tupperpalooza Warrior Run opens Wednesday, May 1st at 12 p.m. Join us Thursday on the K&J show as we speak with Tupper Events Coordinator Michelle Clement about Tupperpalooza and another, and another…

CVPH Nurses Union Plans to Strike on Thursday

The New York State Nursing Association is planning on an informal strike at CVPH Medical Center Thursday. The Picketing is specifically related to ongoing contract negotiations between the union and CVPH

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North Country Healthy Heart Network Rethinks Cigarette Butts

AUDIO – 043013 – North Country Healthy Heart Network Rethinking Cigarette Butts

There’s a new partnership following Earth Week. it’s a Public Service Campaign designed to raise awareness about Toxic Cigarette Butts.

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Talk of The Town Tuesday 04/30/13

Talk of the Town 04-30-13

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Obituary – Jean Amell

Jean M. Amell, of 698 County Route 55, Bloomingdale, died Thursday, at her home, she was 80.. Calling hours will take place at the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home on Sunday April 28, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM.

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Harrietstown Considers Going Tobacco Free

AUDIO – 042613 – Tobacco Free Harrietstown

The Town of Harrietstown is formulating plans for smoke free parks. Step One; a presentation from the Adirondack Tobacco Free Network.

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Talk of the Town Wednesday 04/24/13

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Tupper Lake Residents Consider Emergency Services Relocation

Residents of Tupper Lake are presented with a proposed multi-use emergency services building for EMS, Tupper Lake Police and Fire..

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A Brave Kid’s Cape for a Superhero

Adirondack Health has treated patients from many walks of life, and can now add superhero to that list. Aayden Tristam, photo right, wore a special “Brave Kid” cape for a recent surgical procedure at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake.  Not wanting to be left out of the fun, his dad Dillon wore a matching…

Comprehensive Plan heads to the Public for Comment

AUDIO – 042313 – VSL Comprehensive Plan Public Hearing set for May 28th

The date is set.. The public is officially invited to a public hearing on Tuesday, May 28th, 5:30pm for a presentation of the Draft Comprehensive Plan for the village of Saranac Lake.. Trustee Ally Pellitiere says the draft is available at the village offices and also online at the village’s website..  The late date in May will allow an appropriate amount of time for the community to review the specifics, and perhaps focus on the portions of the plan that affect each particular district.. In addition, the Essex County Planning Board requires a 30 day window for review.

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Saranac Lake 6er Hiking Sticks Presented to Village Board

AUDIO – 042313 – Saranac Lake Sixer Hicking Sticks

The Saranac Lake Village Board now has 4 hand carved hiking sticks compliments of Rick Gonyea who carved the hiking sticks to be used as prizes for the first three hikers to finish in the Saranac Lake Sixer Program..  Gonyea jokingly says he carved one specifically for a member of the press, Chirs Knight,  who started his career as a forest ranger and remains an avid hiker.. The program begins May 25th with sign in at 7am at the Berkley Green, Hiking starts at 8am with a celebration later in the day at 3pm for the first group of hikers to complete all 6 of the mountains in the Saranac Lake area, including McKenzie, Ampersand, Scarface, Haystack, St Regis, and Mt Baker..

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Public Hearing Tonight in Tupper

The Tupper Lake Emergency Services Building Committee holds their final public information meeting tonight and it appears as though additional taxes may be held to a reasonable Figure.

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Talk of the Town Tuesday 04/23/13

Talk of the Town 04-23-13

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