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Grimditch Lake Placid Boathouse Arguments are Sinking Fast

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The Town of North Elba will apparently get their way and while it’s not going to happen tomorrow, the Grimditch family is much closer to a summary judgement ordering them to tear down the two boathouses which they continued to build even after 3 separate stop work orders.. A 21 page Decision written by Judge…

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Mapping Out Plans for Tupper Lake

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The Town of Tupper Lake is in good hands when it comes to their event planning and with the budget season approaching The Town Board seems ready to renew an arrangement with Michelle Clement to continue strengthening community relationships in Tupper Lake and pulls together annual activities that attract money and tourism to the region..…

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Talk of the Town Wednesday 9/11/13

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Deadline for $1.3m Grant Approaches

Tupper Lake Town Supervisor Roger Amell

Tupper Lake’s Emergency Services Building is running up against it’s first deadline.. There are 45 days from bid opening on the project for the Village and depending on the interpretation of the law, that puts the timeline into the first week of October for the Village to continue their discussions with Federal authorities on the $1.3 Million Grant that Tupper Lake Mayor Paul Maroun says must

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Culvert Replacement Ahead of Schedule

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Corey’s Road has a new Culvert allowing water to flow from the wetlands into the lake and if all goes well, County and Town workers will complete work on the majority of the project by this afternoon..  We caught up with Harrietstown Highway Superintendent Craig Donaldson at about 4pm on Monday afternoon..

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Talk of the Town Tuesday 9/10/13

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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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Talk of the Town Monday 9/9/13

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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

Saranac Lake Central School

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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Talk of the Town Friday 9/6/13

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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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Talk of the Town Thursday 9/5/13

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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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Talk of the Town Wednesday 9/4/13

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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…