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Lake Placid Summer Figure Skating Championships

AUDIO – 062813 – Lake Placid Summer Figure Skating Championships

It’s not just about horses this weekend in Lake Placid. The Olympic Center hosts competition among the top young skaters in North America…  We speak with a few of them about their visit to the region.

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AMC Congratulates New Vision Graduates

Instructor Alison Riley-Clark (left to right), with New Vision graduates Erin Ryan, Kati Buck, Megan Kilroy, Brittany Burdt, Craig Leahy, Jennifer McGuoirk, Alex Beaudoin, Kaelene Johnson, Regan Kieffer, Vashti McCormick, Jasmine Keese, Emily Waters, Haley Brandes and Social Studies Instructor Rhonda Meserole.

Before family, friends and supporters, 13 area high school students graduated from the New Vision program recently during a packed ceremony held in the Redfield Board Room at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake.  The New Vision program is an opportunity for high school students to gain a unique perspective into the many careers available in…

Student Loan Rates go up Monday!

AUDIO – 062713 – Sanders weighs in on Student Loan Rate Increase

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders weighs in on the increasing costs..

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Surplus Property Auction in Saranac Lake Nets Village $28,000

AUDIO – 062713 – Surplus Property Auction in Saranac Lake

The Village of Saranac Lake brings in $28,000 at an auction of surplus property on Wednesday afternoon. In this piece we speak with Mayor Rabideau and we’ll take you from start to finish as each parcel is auctioned.

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Talk of the Town Thursday 6/27/13

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Website Re-Build Continues

A few days ago, I pressed the “Update” button to get all of the fabulous new features available in the latest version of the publishing technology and while it appears in the long run this will prove beneficial, it’s become more of a nuisance in the short term as every aspect of the main pages…

Saranac Lake Approves Bike and Pedestrian Plan

AUDIO – 062513 – Saranac Lake Bike and Pedestrian Master Plan

The Village of Saranac Lake heard commentary from committee member Jamie Konkoski during the public hearing and votes unanimously in favor of approving the Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan for the village, a plan that the committee began working on in 2008.

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Theresa Lindsay Heads to Lake Placid

Bloomingdale Principal Theresa Lindsay is in the final days of her tenure in Bloomingdale School.

AUDIO – 062513 – Theresa Lindsay headed to Lake Placid

The end of June marks the implementation of pending transitions for both Lake Placid and Saranac Lake School Districts. Lindsay is among those moving into the Middle School in Lake Placid, while others re-structure their responsibilities in Saranac Lake..

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Talk of the Town Tuesday 6/25/13

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Talk of the Town Monday 6/24/13

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Saranac Lake High School Graduation

AUDIO – 062413 – Saranac Lake High School Graduation

A Tradition at The Saranac Lake Civic Center and history repeats itself as Saranac Lake High School Students receive their diplomas but this year in particular, a transition among administrators and the Superintendent..

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Cuomo Touts Legislative Success in NY

Saturday marks the end of the 2013 Legislative Session in New York State and Governor Cuomo says the work continues to transform New York and show that government can confront – and solve – the state’s toughest problems. In his first year as Governor, the state closed a $10 billion budget deficit, established a property…

Adirondack Council Reviews NY Environmental Legislation

The 2013 Legislative Session ends in Albany over the weekend and the Adirondack Council says they were pleased that it included partial restoration of the Environmental Protection Fund At the close of the session, the Legislature approved the Governor’s Adirondack Park Agency appointments;  two proposed Constitutional Amendments that would add to the Adirondack Park’s public…

Talk of the Town Friday 6/21/13

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Catania Highlights Graduation Events

AUDIO – 062113 – Lake Placid High School and the topic of Education

According to Lake Placid’s Interim School Superintendent Roger Catania, “It’s important to take a step back and look at all of the weeks events leading up to graduation”

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Brian Latella Appointed as Lake Placid Elementary School Principal

AUDIO – 062013 – Lake Placid Elementary Principal Announced – Brian Latella

Brian Latella will start July 1st as Principal of the Lake Placid Elementary School. Lindsey Keyser is also appointed by the school board as a Special Education teacher beginning September 1st. Superintendent Roger Catania says he knows the selection committee was pleased to make the recommendations.

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Talk of the Town Thursday 6/20/13

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Goldman Says Goodbye to School Board

AUDIO – 062013 – Jerry Goldman Retires – Final School Board Meeting

Saranac Lake Superintendent Jerald Goldman is retiring and will make room for Bloomingdale Principle Diane Fox on July 1st. At their regular board meeting, President Deb Lennon presented him with a placque and a resolution of thanks for his commitment to the district.

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