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Local Officials Comment on AMC Lake Placid Emergency Room

The Adirondack Health Board of Directors are pursuing an option to transition the AMC Lake Placid Emergency Room to a facility that would be part time.. We spoke with Lake Placid Mayor Craig Randall and North Elba Supervisor Robi Politi over the weekend and asked them for their perspective.

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Paul Smith’s College adds 24hr Dispatch Center

AUDIO – 072913 – Paul Smiths College adds 24hr dispatch center Paul Smith’s College will hire a trained fire safety officer and staff a 24-hour dispatch center on campus, bolstering the institution’s ability to respond to emergencies. The additions will allow the college to provide the first response to most fire alarms on campus, reducing the…

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Lake Flower Ave on NYSDOT agenda

New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) Commissioner Joan McDonald announced today that the draft Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) for federal fiscal years 2014 through 2017 is available for review. Pursuant to the federal requirement, the document provides a comprehensive list of all federally funded highway and transit projects, which for the four-year period…

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Legislator Paul Maroun Talks Franklin County

In an in depth interview with Franklin County Legislator Paul Maroun, we speak about issues facing the Franklin Couty Legislature.        AUDIO – 072613 – Interviews Paul Maroun on Franklin County

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Talk of the Town Friday 07/26/13

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IRONMAN Lake Placid –

IRONMAN kicks into high gear this weekend with a full lineup of entrants into one of the original IRONMAN events in the country… It’s the longest running American event aside from the World Championships in Hawaii..  The race’s Economic Impact on the region is highlighted in a recent report published by The IRONMAN Experience Committee,…

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Maroun Talks Emergency Services Plans for Tupper

Tupper Lake’s Mayor Paul Maroun tells WNBZ in an in depth interview there are two options for a timetable to move forward on the new Emergency Services Building for both Fire and Police in the Village. AUDIO – 072513 – Paul Maroun on EMS Building

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Talk of the Town Wednesday 7/24/13

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Imagine A Shorline Bike Path on Lake Flower Avenue

Scott Stoddard is a local resident who spoke about a concept which appears in almost every planning document created for The Village of Saranac Lake.. He reminded the village board on Monday to keep an eye towards the Long Term while still working to repair Lake Flower Avenue. AUDIO – 072413 – Shorline Trail on Lake…

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Numbers are up for NCCC – Registration Continues

North Country Community College President Dr Steven Tyrell says the numbers are up and Registration is a good way for students to get to know the college better.. AUDIO – 072413 – NCCC Registration

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One Road is “Useless” The Other Remains in Limbo

North Country Community College is working with the planning board to identify the parameters by which they might propose an administrative welcome center for the college which would be located on Lake Flower Avenue in Saranac Lake. Both the Planning Board and NCCC were looking to the Village of Saranac Lake for guidance as to…

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Gillibrand Wants More Oversight on Sexual Assault in the Military

New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has been on the front lines of the fight to reduce sexual assaults in the military and her efforts to prosecute military cases outside the chain of command has been hampered by many of her colleagues but recently she’s found support from conservatives Rand Paul and Ted Cruz…  The issue…

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Saranac Lake Adds Their Support for Base Lodge

Dewey Mountain Friends received a unanimous vote in favor of supporting their application to the state for a grant which would help to finance the new Base Lodge at Dewey Mountain. Mary Thill spoke to the board prior to their vote.  AUDIO – 072313 – Dewey Mountain Project

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Beach Feasibility Study to Move Forward

Shawn Boyer, organizer of Lake Flower Beach Return on Facebook and a group of residents interested in returning the beach in Saranac Lake to Lake Flower reports the group has raised more than $5,000 towards a feasibility study, which now goes forward. AUDIO – 072313 – Lake Flower Beach Return Delivers on $5,000 Promise

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Talk of the Town Tuesday 7/23/13

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Senator Gillibrand Visits Wild Center

Senator Gillibrand visits the Wild Center in Tupper Lake. She had a hand in the grants to bring broadband to rural communities in the Adirondacks, one of which included Tupper Lake thus enabling facilities like the Wild Center to reach out with their new distance learning programs. AUDIO – 072213 – Gillibrand Visits Wild Center

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Indian Lake Hosts Governor’s Adirondack Challenge

Governor Cuomo’s Adirondack Challenge rafting races gets good marks from Senator Betty Little for promoting the North Country and tourism in teh North Country. AUDIO – 072213 – Governor Cuomo’s Adirondack Challenge

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Gun Show Touts Hunter Safety

The Saranac Lake Fish and Game Club held their annual gun show and Bazaar over the weekend and we had an opportunity to speak with members and organizers.. AUDIO – 072213 – Saranac Lake Fish and Game Club Gun Show

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Lake Placid Students Are Purchasing Fewer Meals

A new report from the financial office at Lake Placid Central Schools shows over the past three years kids are purchasing significantly fewer meals provided by the school..  During the 2010-2011 school year, students purchased 61,679 meals. In the 2011-2012 School year, that number drops to 52,335 and last year (2012-2013) the number of purchased…

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Saranac Lake “Movie Night” Friday at 9pm

Saranac Lake Movie Nights continue Friday night (7/19/13) with the movie “UP” at the Berkley Green. Rain or shine at 9pm. We speak with Village Trustee Barb Rice about the event and it’s objectives .AUDIO – 071913 – Movie Night in Saranac Lake UP

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