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Uhlaender within striking distance of medals in World Cup opener

 LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (Nov. 8, 2012)-After a rocky first run in the women’s skeleton World Cup season opener, Katie Uhlaender (Breckenridge, Colo.) strung together a blistering second heat to complete the first day of racing in sixth position at Mount Van Hoevenberg. The Lake Placid skeleton events are being held in a new three-heat format,…

Nonna Fina Donating 100% of Sales to Hurricane Relief Today

Eat Lunch or Dinner at Nonna Fina in Saranac Lake today and 100% of your check goes to victims of Hurricane Your Dining Out Dollars will go a lot further today, if you eat at Nonna Fina inSaranacLake. That’s because Jacob Stanbro is spearheading a campaign to raise money for clothing and emergency relief inNew…

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LPCA Welcomes New Executive Director

After an extensive search, the Lake Placid Center for the Arts has hired a new Executive Director. James Lemons, currently General Manager of the Florida Studio Theatre in Sarasota, will join the LPCA in early December.  James has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre from Midwestern State University, and served as the Associate Artistic…

John Daly Sits Fourth in USA Mens Skeleton Competition – Finals Today

U.S. men’s skeleton team qualifies for final; Daly in medal hunt LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (Nov. 8, 2012)- John Daly (Smithtown, N.Y.) is in fourth position after the first two heats of the men’s skeleton World Cup opener in Lake Placid, N.Y. Only the top 10 ranked athletes in today’s runs qualified for tomorrow’s final in…

Timothy J Doyle

 Timothy J. Doyle, age 57, of 9 Merrill Street, Saranac Lake, died Wednesday, November 07, 2012.  Born in Saranac Lake, New York on May 17, 1955, he was the son of Edward and Elizabeth (Dupree) Doyle. Timothy married Robin Gilbert on July 14, 1984 in Saranac Lake. Tim had been employed by the New York…

Nonna Fina Owner will Donate 100% of Tomorrows Proceeds to Victims

A Local Group of Businesses is spearheaded by Nonna Fina Owner Jacob Stanbro and to date, they’ve raised over $9,000 with all of the money being donated to the needs of Storm Victims inNew YorkandNew Jersey..   Tomorrow, Stanbro has announced that Nonna Fina will be donating 100% of their sales – not profit – every…

T.O.T- Wednesday 11/07/12

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Duprey Reflects on Priorities after Big Win in 115th Assembly

Republican Assemblywoman Janet Duprey wins another term. Voters in Clinton County chose Duprey almost two to one over both of her challengers. She receives 13,076 votes. Democratic Challenger Tim Carpenter received 6,800 votes and Conservative Karen Bisso 6,500 votes. The Franklin County votes give similar marks to Duprey as she wins with 62% of the…

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Votes and the win are a “Validation” for Bevilacqua

Bob Bevilacqua will become the Supervisor in the Town of Harrietstown. It took a few minutes after the polls closed to verify the exact figures but while the elections officials were reading off the vote count from each of the three scanners, the Harrietstown Councilman’s supporters came out ahead of Challenger Tom Catillaz. With a…

Gillibrand wins another term

Senate Seat in New York Goes to the Incumbent – and it’s “Not Even Close.” Senator Kirsten Gillibrand wins another term in the Senate following a long election season contest and a challenge from Republican Wendy Long who put up a fight in her attempt to unseat the incumbent with an onslaught of campaign messages,…

Doheney Concedes / Owens Takes the Victory

Democratic Incumbent Bill Owens wins 21st Congressional Race Republican Chris Gibson wins the 19th Congressional district race to our south with 53% of the votes to 47% over his Democtratic Oponenet Julian Schreibmen. And in the 20th the incumbent Democrat Paul Tonko wins with 68% of the vote. His opponent Republican Bob Dieterich could only…

President Obama will win re-election!

President Obama will win re-election! Mitt Romney is projected to win North Carolina, making it the first battleground state to fall into his column. President Obama is also projected to win Iowa, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and New Hampshire. Ohio, with 18 electoral votes, is one of the most competitive states on the map. Mr. Obama won…

WNBZ Projects Incumbent Janet Duprey Winner in 115th Assembly District

With 47 of 53 precincts reporting, Republican Assemblywoman Janet Duprey is the projected winner. The numbers are still coming in at 10:40pm this evening, but in Harrietstown, Duprey wins with  994 votes, Tim Carpenter, the Democratic Challenger receives 567 and Conservative Candidate Karen Bisso 287 votes. Overall with all but 11% of the votes reported…

Bevilacqua Wins Supervisor Race in Harrietstown –

Bob Bevilacqua will serve the final year of the Supervisor’s Term in the Town of Harrietstown in an election that has seen a large turnout in all of our local districts and across the State and Country. The Vote Count, 1,105 for Bevilacqua and 819 for Tom Catillaz. In Tupper Lake, Village Trustee Tom Snyder…

Saranac Lake High School Class of 2013 presents The Wizard of Oz

The Saranac Lake High School presents “The Wizard of Oz” Thursday and Friday, November 8th and 9th at 7:30pm in the Saranac Lake High School Auditorium. General admission is $5.00. The Wizard of Oz is a 1939 American musical fantasy film produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Based on the 1900 children’s novel, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz…

T.O.T.- Election Day 2012

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WNBZ’s Live Election Coverage begins at 7pm

WNBZ News is covering the election live with Wall to Wall Coverage from 7:00PM Tuesday through 1:00AM Wednesday. CBS News National Correspondent Dan Raviv anchors our Election Night Coverage.  He is joined by Correspondents Peter Maer, Pam Coulter, Steve Futterman, Peter King, Barry Bagnato, Jim Krasula, Lee Frank and many others.  If there is not…

A New Sign for Lake Placid’s Jewtraw Park

  It’s time for new signs in Lake Placid. That’s the word from the Watershed Alliance and three residents attending Monday’s board meeting in the Beach House on Mirror Lake to discuss their interest in building informational kiosks.  Bill Billerman is with the Mirror Lake Watershed Association Billerman makes a presentation to the board with…

AMC Hosts Blood Drive Wednesday

  Adirondack Medical Center is hosting a blood drive tomorrow in the Redfield Board Room at AMC in Saranac Lake from noon until 5 p.m. Nora Busky is a phlebotomist with the North Country Regional Blood Bank\ AMC relies on blood collected locally to fill its medical needs including surgeries, infusions and attending to injuries.…

Lake Placid Saves $270,000 on Health Insurance

Lake Placid’s Mayor, Craig Randall is given authorization to sign an agreement with Excellus which, beginning on January 1st, 2013 will save over 17% on their Health Insurance Costs.. The Board is shifting their emphasis from an old traditional PPO plan to a High Deductible Savings Account type Health Insurance Plan. Lake Placid’s Police Department…