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Road Closures in Saranac Lake

Roadwork continues this week in Saranac Lake.. DPW Superintendent Jeff Dora says crews will begin milling asphalt on Riverside Drive, Olive Street from Broadway to Williams Street, and Fawn Street Tuesday and the work will continue Wednesday. The work will occur both days from 6:30 AM to about 4:00 PM weather permitting… There will be NO PARKING on these streets during the daytime hours and the streets will be closed to all thru traffic during milling and cleanup operations.. They will reopen once crews have completed their work..

Gillibrand needs just a few votes

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The issue of Sexual Assault in the Military continues to make news – even on the Daily Show – Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is

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Runners “Storm the Course”

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The first of what may become an annual start to the cross country season in Saranac Lake.. Storm the Course – a 10k run and a 2.9 mile short course on the high school cross country course Saturday morning..

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Lake Placid Lacrosse – Sunday

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Graph-Tex — a team made of up players from Central New York, Western New York and elsewhere — downed the Burnt Orange Syracuse University alumni team 9-8 in overtime to win the 24th annual Lake Placid Summit Lacrosse Classic’s men’s Masters I division Sunday afternoon in front of a large crowd at the North Elba Athletic Fields. Peter Milliman, a three-time All-American at Gettysburg who later spent four years playing for the Rochester Rattlers

New Biking Event Proposed for Saranac Lake

If all goes well for the planners, in 2015 there may be a new biking event coming to the Adirondacks. Zoe Smith is Director of The Wildlife Conservation Society in the Adirondacks. She is working on developing a bike ride that will be centrally located in Saranac Lake.

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Snowden – Privacy vs Secutiry

The CIA, FBI and NSA directors gave reassurance about surveillance programs at a conference in New York City.. CBS’s Adriana Diaz was there and spoke with Dan Raviv about the event.

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Harietstown Sewer Pumping Station In Jeopardy

The Village of Saranac Lake has a One Owner Water District on the Lower Lake but that property had 170 guests over the weekend which has put a strain on a local sewer pumping station.. Ampersand Bay Resort has become a very popular place for visitors and the

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Initiative Brings Local Food to Schools

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An initiative in the Adirondacks is seeking to increase the amount of local foods in school cafeterias.. Ruth Pino is the Caffeteria Manager at the Saranac Lake Central School District.. She’s also coordinator of the Adirondack Farm to School Initiative..

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More Support Needed for Scoreboard

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The New Scoreboard for Saranac Lake’s Red Storm has been delivered but before the brand new timer can be installed, it looks like the support posts will have to be repaired – originally it was thought that the new scoreboard could simply replace the old on the current frame but that’s not the case.. it looks

New April Testing Results Announced

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New York State’s Board of Education has just released the first round of testing scores.. The change in the testing procedures has garnered a lower average score than from previous years But Saranac Lake’s District Superintendent Diane Fox says they’re going to continue to gather the numbers and to develop an overall view of what the new scores mean relative to other schools..

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Republican’s Caucus at Harrietstown Town Hall

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Two Republican Caucuses last night – In Tupper Lake.. and at the HarrietstownTown Hall.. Which is where we caught up with Harrietstown Supervisor Bob Bevilacqua.. He’s submitted his letter to run again as Harrietstown Supervisor on the Republican Line.. AUDIO – 080713 – Republican Caucus in Saranac Lake There were no other submissions which means…

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Owens Unhappy with Appropriations

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U.S. employers in June advertised the most jobs in five years but hired fewer workers —a mixed sign for the recovering job market. The Labor Department is reporting more than 29 thousand Jobs added in June.. Taking the total number of jobs to 3.9 Million, still hiring has slowed slightly..

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Hotel Saranac Under Contract

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Not one.. But two votes in support of applications for Empire State Development Grant Funding in the Village of Saranac Lake….

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Sewer Trunk Line at Risk in Saranac Lake

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A Bonding Resolution is Approved and will provide financing for desperately needed work on a sewer trunk line in Saranac Lake.. We spoke with Village Manager John Sweeney who explained the project. AUDIO – 080613 – Saranac Lake Sewer Trunk Line – Bonding Resolution Now that Bonding for the project has been approved, the village…

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Breaking Ground on Little Loggers Park

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Another waterfront revitalization project breaks ground in Tupper Lake… We speak with Mayor Paul Mauroun and Supervisor Roger Amell about the new Playground..  The Village and the Town of Tupper Lake have combined efforts with consultant Melissa McManus to develop an overall plan for waterfront revitalization. The new playground is just one of the projects…

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Congressman Bill Owens on Obama Care

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Congressman Bill Owens weighed in on the Affordable Care Act and Medicare at a recent telephone town hall meeting with constituents. We listened in on the conversation.

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