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Village Board Recognizes Biker Floyd Lampart

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Floyd Lampart has gone the distance, more than 11,000 miles in fact, around the United States on a bicycle, raising money for the local Tri-Lakes Humane Society and for Best Friends Animal Hospital..  Floyd was presented with a plaque recognizing his efforts by Mayor Clyde Rabideau on Monday afternoon… He and his wife Martha have…

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Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports

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If you Promise not to make any Assumptions about this next story, we may have a cool bear paw for you to put in the bowl… There’s a program called PBIS – Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports – which is being implemented in classrooms nationwide and in Bloomingdale, it began in 2009..

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School Board is Reaching Out to Stakeholders

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The Saranac Lake Central School Board has decided to create a mechanism for various stakeholders to get together to re-envision education.. and has begun to reach out to teachers, parents and other stakeholders.. The objective – to discuss pertinent topics that involve students and staff.. It’s going to be called the Educational Vision Committee….

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Yes, Size Does Matter – for Bussing that is.

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It’s Back to School for Saranac Lake Students this morning and we took the opportunity to speak with Saranac Lake

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Phase II Funding Granted for Adk Regional Airport

The Town of Harrietstown is again the recipient of a federal grant for the Adirondack Regional Airport.. Congressman Bill Owens says the Adirondack Regional Airport keeps the nation connected to larger regional hubs like Boston and gives tourists convenient access to the Adirondacks.. The United States Department of Transportation grant will fund the design stage of a project to repair the airports terminal apron, which has deteriorated from water intrusion and poor drainage.. it will also fund the design of a plan to replace drain pipes underneath the apron to address the lack of subsurface drainage..

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A Focus on Wellness in Lake Placid’s Schools

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In Lake Placid, the school board has two members that have taken on the large task or re-working district-wide policies and depending on the topic, they’ll be working with administrators and the state to assure that their policies meet the needs of the students while also mirroring the specific requirements of the

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High Grades for Lake Placid School’s Maintenance Staff

Lake Placid’s School Board President Mary Deitrich says there’s a noticeable difference this year for students and for administration.. She’s reiterating a report from Lake Placid’s Superintendent Roger Catania at Tuesday’s School Board Meeting, who made a point of highlighting the valuable work done over the summer to the buildings and grounds in the district. AUDIO…

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Homeowners Must Re-Register for “STAR”

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The Lake Placid School Board of Education hears a report on the new requirements for

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State Owns Broadway Lot

The village of Saranac Lake will not be selling the small parking lot on the corner of Upper roadway and Bloomingdale Avenue because—as it turns out—the village does not own the lot—It’s actually owned by the State of New York.. In an email to WNBZ, Saranac Lake Mayor Clyde Rabideau says the sliver of land…

Town Hall to Accept “In Person” School Tax Payments

Back to School and there are a few changes in Saranac Lake – One being the High School Lock Down and the other, to save in person payers the trouble of waiting outside the administrative offices, brings the ability for those paying in person to drop payments off at The Town of Harrietstown offices in…

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What’s the Scoop on the Poop?

Tupper Lake Police are not going to take the issue of pooping standing up. We’ve got the scoop on what’s really going on in Tupper Lake… According to Tupper Lake Mayor Paul Maroun the law requires pedestrians walking dogs to have a bag in their possession in …….

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Underground Work Nearing Completion on Olive Street

The Saranac Lake Department of Public Works has successfully transferred all of the water services onto the newer 8” main on Olive Street. Saranac Lake DPW Superintendent Jeff Dora says Two street mains have also been transferred to the 8” line and Village crews have also ……

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Babes in Blooms – Coming to Lake Placid

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A new 2014 Calendar called Babes in Blooms is making it’s debut at an exclusive event this weekend.. The Lake Placid Garden Club has produced a new 2014 calendar called “Babes in Blooms” Linda Freidlander is the chairwoman of the Garden Club she tells us they’re holding a special party to introduce the new calendar on…

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County Wide Crackdown on Drugs Nets Over 40 Arrests

The Franklin County District Attorney’s Office now says they’ve arrested over 40 suspects in a massive drug raid… State Police in Ray Brook say seventeen people were arrested in early morning raids by multiple local police agencies including Saranac Lake and Tupper Lake and other federal agencies as a result of an ongoing narcotics investigation in Franklin ……

Tupper Lake is Under a Boil Water Order

The Village of Tupper Lake is under a Boil Water Order this morning.. The New York State Department of Health says residents using village water should not drink the water without boiling it first. The order has been issued as a precaution pursuant to section 1107 of the public health law due to the breakdown in Chlorine Disinfection Treatment. This is not the

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Village Seeking Management for Mt Pisgah

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Mount Pisgah will be under new management this winter.. That’s because General Manager Charlie Martin has taken a private position in the community and won’t be available again to provide those services…  Village Manager John Sweeney has received permission from the Village Board to move forward on a Request For Proposals (RFP) to identify any…

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Is a Reasonable Price Feasible?

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It appears the request for a study may have wanted a little too much information……

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Pagers for Paul Smiths Fire Dept

The Paul Smith’s Gabriels Fire Department is facing a dilemma that the Village of Saranac Lake in cooperation with it’s Volunteer Fire Department may be able to solve.. The two fire Departments and members of the Village Board plan to meet today to finalize the details.. Trustee Tom Catillaz says there are paging frequencies that are available and already licensed that are not currently being actively used by the …….

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