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WNBZ’s Daily Headlines

We’re starting a new trend here at WNBZ.com which we hope will provide you with the information you need while giving you a summary of all of the days news from our newscast..  Click on the Play button and have a listen.. Headlines Congressman Bill Owens is once again sworn in as Representative for the…

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T.O.T. Friday 01/04/13

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T.O.T. Thursday 01/03/13

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Lyall Leon Kingman

Lyall Leon Kingman, formerly of Saranac Lake, died on December 18, 2012 in Deland, Florida. Born in June, 1924 in Saranac Lake to Carrie and Leon Kingman, he spent time while growing up in Owl’s Head, Malone, and Saranac Lake, and graduated from Saranac Lake High School in 1942. He served in the U.S. Armed…

Medical Floor nurse named recipient of Handler Award

A nurse on the Medical Floor at Adirondack Medical Center has been named the 2012 recipient of the Meghan E. Handler Excellence in Nursing Award. Lisa Frechette, a registered nurse, was recognized recently for her exceptional work in patient care.   “Lisa is one of our most enthusiastic, energetic and positive nurses on the Medical…

School Board Discusses Safety in North Country Schools

Not only is Safety on the minds of Parents, Teachers and Students in Newtown as School begins again for the students of Sandy Hook Elementary in the neighboring town ofMonroe. It’s also on the minds of School Boards across the North Country.  Julia Murray is a Student atSaranacLakeHigh School, She knows first hand what it’s…

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Ruth H. Benham

Ruth H. Benham of Saranac Lake passed away peacefully in her home on December 8th—she was surrounded by the love of her family and caregivers. Ruth was born on May 25, 1925 in Hamburg, NY and liked to say she was raised as a “farm girl”, strong and robust! She was predeceased by her beloved…

T.O.T. – Wednesday 01/02/13

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Winter Carnival – Now just 4 weeks Away

The Saranac Lake Winter Carnival is just a few short weeks away and construction of the Ice Palace is slated to begin shortly.  Winter Carnival Buttons are on sale.. Saranac Lake Winter Carnival 2013 Committee Chair Jeff Dixon Jeff Dixon is the Chairman of the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Committee and he tells us there…

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Healthy, Family-Style Resolutions for the New Year

The New Year is upon us, and at least one expert suggests making resolutions for the occasion a “family affair.” Clinical psychologist Dr. William Hansen says it’s a good idea for parents and children to sit down together, to reflect on the past 12 months and look ahead to 2013. Hansen says parents might even…

Happy New Year – First Night Saranac Lake

Happy New Year, welcome to 2013. WNBZ News presents a special extended look at First Night Saranac Lake 2013 – The 7th Anniversary of the event in Saranac Lake. with 21 Acts at 11 venues, the event is a family friendly event designed to entertain and for everyone to safely ring in the New Year..…

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Mt Pisgah Opens Thursday

More than a foot and a half of new snow has fallen at the Olympic Mountain and it’s Ski Day 38 for  Whiteface now with lots of new powder on a packed powder base. Santa’s Workshop brings Characters to Kid’s Campus – in two sessions every day now through the 30th, the first from 9am…

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Ampersand Bay to become a designated Private Resort Property

There are very few commercial waterfront locations in the Adirondacks, and one of those locations is Ampersand Bay on Lower Saranac Lake. If you haven’t been there in a while, there’s a huge difference between how the facility is cared for now and before their purchase and the owners have asked for permission to re-classify…

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Unemployment in Essex County one of the Highest in State

Essex County has the 4th highest unemployment rate in the State. That’s according to November unemployment reports released today by the State Department of Labor Statistics. According to the report, the state’s private sector job count increased by 88,000 from November 2011 to November 2012. Tomkins County has the lowest unemployment in New York at…

Volunteers Needed – Pisgah to Old Lake Colby Road Trail

SARANAC LAKE, NY—Dec 27—Saranac Lake’s mayor and trustees are organizing volunteers to clear the Hoyt-Rabideau recreational trail from Mt. Pisgah to Old Lake Colby Road for this Sunday, December 30th, at noon, with volunteers meeting on Cedar Ridge Drive. Village board members and volunteers will install permanent trail markers along the 7 tenths of a…

WNBZ Interviews Jeff Dora – Saranac Lake Public Works Superintendent

A Winter Storm drops about an inch of snow per hour overnight and now hovering over the North Country with another 4 to 8 inches expected through the day today, we’ve taken the opportunity to ask Saranac Lake’s new Public Works Superintendent about what it takes to deal with a snow event like this. Interestingly,…

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Alumni Hockey in Lake Placid

An Alumni Hockey game forLake Placid’s Blue Bombers is well attended in the 1932 Rink at the Olympic Center on Wednesday…  It’s organizer is Lake Placid Senior Ryan Grady who created the concept for his senior project..  He’s been the manager of the Hockey Team inLake Placidfor his entire middle high school career and Coach…

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K&J – Craigwood Clubhouse Gets an Upgrade

There’s something about the Holidays and Golf that go together, so we thought we would take a few moments and visit the new clubhouse at Craigwood Golf Course in the Town of North Elba. If you’re not a golfer, and you’ve never been there to visit, you may want to re-consider.. if only for the…

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K&J – First Night Saranac Lake

Presenting the FIRST NIGHT® SARANAC LAKE 2013 Button The 2013 button for this year’s New Year’s Eve celebration was created by Janet Simkins on behalf of the Women’s Civic Chamber incorporating their organization’s logo “Lake of the Clustered Stars” in her December 2009 design. K&J – 122112 – First Night Saranac Lake 2013 First Night invites…

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T.O.T. – Wednesday 12/26/12

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