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Tupper Lake School Board Budget – 1% Under Tax Cap

AUDIO – 061113 – Tupper Lake School Board Budget Hearing

“Budget woes are not related to over spending, they’re related to under-funding”

Tupper Lake’s School Board presented their latest budget revisions on Monday. And the numbers are now 1% below the tax cap and well below inflation. Seth McGowan is the school’s Superintendent..  He tells WNBZ much of the issues the school board is dealing with is caused by the reduction in funding on the state level..

Click Here for the Revised Budget (pdf) which is available at the Tupper Lake School District Website. 

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Talk of the Town Tuesday 6/11/13

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Talk of the Town Monday 6/10/13

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DOT & DEC Open Discussion of the Rail Corridor UMP

The Department of Transportation and the DEC are initiating a public process to review the Unit Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement for the Remsen-Lake Placid Travel Corridor.  The 119-mile section of rail line that runs through the Adirondack Park will now become the topic of discussion as the UMP and the Environmental Impact Statement…

Finding Your Way in Saranac Lake

The Downtown Saranac Lake Committee announces the release of a full online business and organization directory and a printed downtown map and directory brochure. The committee is also working with the Village of Saranac Lake to develop and produce business directory kiosks that will be installed in several downtown locations. Community Development Director Jeremy Evans…

Talk of the Town Thursday 6/6/13

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Talk of the Town Wednesday 6/5/13

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Community Pledges Exceed $45,500 to High Peaks Hospice

The Redfield Board Room at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake is transformed into a special live broadcast studio for the day on Tuesday for the Annual High Peaks Hospice Radio day and Pledges to the organization are surpassing $45,500.00. Radio Day is one of the organization’s major fundraisers of the year and the donations…

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High Peaks Hospice Radio Day is Today (Tuesday June 4th)

A programming note:  Regular music and news programming will be pre-empted today as WNBZ and it’s Sister station ROCK105 along with our partners at Time Warner Cable are taking over the Redfield Board Room at AMC Saranac Lake Tuesday for the 21st Annual High Peaks Hospice Radio day.. High Peaks Hospice and Palliative Care is…

Kiwanis Bike Rodeo a Sunny Success

AUDIO – 050313 – Kiwanis Bike Rodeo

The Kiwanis Club of Saranac Lake has a beautiful day for their annual Bike Rodeo with free bike helmets for kids, an obstacle course and more..

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Talk of the Town Monday 6/3/13

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Sinkhole on Broadway in Saranac Lake

A hole  the size of a sewer manhole caused the closure of Broadway in Saranac Lake from Olive Street to Woodruff for about an hour and a half Saturday Afternoon. It wasn’t your average bump in the road, however, because through this hole in the roadway, you could see open further into the ground and…

Talk of the Town Friday 5/31/13

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Lake Placid Emergency Room Will Stay Open For Now.

AMC Communications Director Joe Riccio tells WNBZ in an overnight email the AMC board reviewed all of the communications and public comment and “Upon review, the board has decided there is a need to factor in additional study, community input and give the process more thought”

Adirondack Health Board decides tonight

AUDIO – 053013 – Adirondack Health Board Meets Tonight

The Board of Directors of Adirondack health meet tonight and will deliberate on the question of whether or not to close AMC Lake Placid’s Emergency Room.

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Lake Flower Avenue is in “Deplorable Shape”

AUDIO – 053013 – Lake Flower Avenue Speak to Saranac Lake Village Board

Residents and Business Owners are speaking out about the state of Lake Flower Avenue and the sidewalks. They’ve Scheduled a meeting on June 26th at 6pm at the Best Western, Mountain Lake Inn. The Village Board has also invited legislators and stakeholders at the state level to their regular meeting on June 24th.

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Talk of the Town Thursday 5/30/13

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High School Golf Team Honored by Village Board

AUDIO – 052913 – Saranac Lake Red Storm Golf Honored by Mayor Rabideau

Coach Chris Stevens and the Saranac Lake High School golf team are recognized for their accomplishments by the Village Board on Tuesday.

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