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Skate Park may Become a Reality in Saranac Lake

AUDIO – 052913 – VSL approves location for Skate Park

The Village finally gives the go ahead for a skateboard park to be built in the park behind Community Bank in Saranac Lake. Trustee Barb Rice tells us about the proposed location.

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Talk of the Town Wednesday 5/29/13

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Lake Placid, North Elba Letter to AMC – Slow Down!

A Joint Letter to AMC Board says; As the leaders of the Lake Placid community, we respectfully ask that you give more time and consideration to your decision-making process. An independent professional study of all possible alternatives and the unanswered questions set forth above is clearly needed.

Rabideau Adds Support for Lake Flower Ave Re-build

Saranac Lake Mayor Clyde Rabideau is reiterating the passionate commitment of the Board of Trustees to press the New York State Department (DOT) of Transportation for a quicker re-build of Lake Flower Avenue which is owned and maintained by the state.  “We are on it,” Mayor Rabideau said, “Getting the DOT to do the reconstruction…

Memorial Day Ceremonies at Riverside Park

AUDIO – 052813 – Memorial Day Ceremony at Riverside Park in Saranac Lake

Memorial Day weekend is a time to pay tribute to those who served and died fighting in America’s wars..  This weekend was no exception as residents of Saranac Lake and the surrounding communities gathered in Riverside Park following the Annual Memorial Day Parade down Main Street..

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Talk of the Town Tuesday 5/28/13

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Saranac Lake’s First 6er Beats the 11 Hour Mark

AUDIO – 052713 – Saranac Lake 6ers One Two and Three Plus Honoring Herb Clark

A cold, rainy day kicks off the Saranac Lake 6er Program at the Berkley Green but more than 60 registrants head off to participate.

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Group Says Fix Lake Flower Avenue

AUDIO – 052415 – Residents and Businesses on Lake Flower Avenue want action

Business Owners and Residents on Lake Flower Avenue say enough is enough..  Best Western Owner Jim Murnane and others on Lake Flower are beginning to build a coalition calling for emergency status to fix the roadway and it’s infrastructure

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Who will become Saranac Lake “6er” Number One?

We’ll find out Saturday, May 25th during a special event at the Berkley Green in Saranac Lake.. HIkers will begin Saturday at 8am, registration begins at 7am. Later in the day Saranac Lake’s Mayor Clyde Rabideau and others will await the arrival of the first to hike all six peaks in order to become a Saranac Lake 6er.

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Talk of the Town Friday… 5/24/13

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Talk of the Town Thursday 5/23/13

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Creativity Abounds at Science Fair

K&J – 052313 – Petrova Science Fair

Science takes center stage at Petrova Elementary School on Wednesday.. Every year kids are given the opportunity to come up with science projects and this year, they presented those projects to their classmates and then to the larger group at the Annual Science Fair..

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Cuomo Announces “Tax Free NY”

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today unveiled “Tax-Free NY,” a game-changing initiative that will transform SUNY campuses and university communities across the state into tax-free communities that attract start-ups, venture capital, new business, and investments from across the world.

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Petrova Science Fair Growing in Numbers

AUDIO – 052213 – Petrova Science Fair is Tonight

An annual event at Petrova continues to grow in numbers – The Science Fair is this evening from 6:30 until 8pm in the Petrova Cafeteria.

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Filler to Replace Arlan on Saranac Lake School Board

AUDIO – 052213 – School Board Elections – Lake Placid Tupper Lake Saranac Lake Saranac Lake’s High School was bustling with activity through the evening with Freshmen orientation, an APPR Training and several other activities unrelated to the voting.. Linda Piro is one of the Election inspectors in Saranac Lake, She says the turnout seemed…

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Talk of the Town Wednesday 5/22/13

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DPW has Board Approval to Remove Rails

AUDIO – 052213 – Tupper Lake Multi Use Trail Connector

There’s a new multi-use connector trail plan for Tupper Lake and the DPW has been given the go ahead to focus on their piece of the project which includes work to remove rails and ties along the railroad corridor.

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Tupper Municipal Park Playground Bids are Under Budget

AUDIO – 052213 – Municipal Park Playground in Tupper Lake

The new playground will be to the left of Flanders park where the fireplaces used to be. There used to be a swimming pool there and two turnarounds and swings. It’s all cleared now and the project is set to begin at the contractors earliest convenience.

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Tupper Trustee Rick Donah Updates EMS Building Progress

AUDIO – 052113 – Rick Donah Updates progress on Tupper Lake EMS Building

Tupper lake Trustee Rick Donah on Monday updated board members and the media on the progress being made following the referendum approving a $3.2 Million bond.  “The town has made a few requests, and we’re working on them.”

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Talk of the Town Tuesday 5/21/13

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