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Rabideau says Tourism Funding Should Be Divided Equally

Saranac Lake Village Mayor Clyde Rabideau issued a statement concerning the potential distribution of Franklin County tourism money and bed tax proceeds.  The Mayors comments  follow reaction from Village of Tupper Lake Trustee Rick Donah.. and Tupper Lake’s Mayor and Franklin County Legislator Paul Maroun.. Donah says while the Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism is a…

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Black Friday…Cyber Monday…Now #Giving Tuesday?

The idea was hatched just a few weeks ago at the 92nd Street ‘Y’ in New York City. It grew out of the simple observation that Americans have a day for giving thanks and two days – Black Friday and Cyber Monday – for snapping up bargains, so why not a day for giving back?…

T.O.T.- Wednesday 11/21/12

TALKoftheTOWN

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Police Seek Suspect in Pine Street Bridge Shooting

Saranac Lake Police are investigating a report of a robbery.  At approximately 6:45 PM Tuesday, 11/20/2012, a person called 911 to report being shot.  Police located the victim, 55 YOA, was located on the train trestle near Pine St in the Village of Saranac Lake.  The victim reported to police he was walking in an…

WNBZ’s Tips for Slow Drivers – GET OUT OF THE WAY!

No doubt most of us will be traveling somewhere for Thanksgiving. And Safety is a big part of any holiday weekend, especially this one.. So we’ve prepared a few tips from different sources to lend a hand with driving to and from your destination.. Here’s step number one…  get gas today and make sure you’re…

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Tupper Lake Trustee Speaks Out on Regional Tourism Marketing in the Tri-Lakes

The Village of Tupper Lake should be part of a regional marketing and tourism initiative. That’s the word from Village Trustee Rick Donah. He’s responding to Jessica Collier’s Article yesterday in the Adirondack Daily Enterprise describing a visit from Saranac Lake’s Chamber of Commerce President Craig Stevens, Saranac Lake Village Trustee Paul Van Cott, and…

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T.O.T.- Monday 11/19/12

TALKoftheTOWN

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Sheriff Mulverhill Sponsors Fanklin County Hurricane Sandy Relief

Franklin County Sheriff Kevin Mulverhill is holding a donation drive to collect needed items for the victims Hurricane Sandy in New York City, and Long Island. This drive, sponsored by the New York State Sheriff’s Association, is part of a statewide effort in cooperation with the Salvation Army. Sheriffs’ offices around the state are collecting…

WNBZ congratulates all 2012 Zone 6 “All State” Music Students

Elizabethtown Central School doubled it’s enrollment on Friday as students from all 18 schools in Zone 6 converged on the school for the day to prepare for the 2012 Zone 6 Area All State Music Festival held this weekend in E-town… The Selection Committee included Kimberly Weems from Lake Placid, Keith Kogut from Saranac Lake,…

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Ski & Snowboard Screening at LPCA

Warren Miller’s FLOW STATE to be screened at LPCA Ski & Snowboard Addicts Take Note! Co-presented by LPCA, The Cottage and Whiteface; sponsored by NYSEF, Placid Planet, and Mountain Khakis The Lake Placid Center for the Arts presents their Annual Ski Season Film Event – Warren Miller’s FLOW STATE on Saturday, November 17. Doors open at 6:30pm, give-aways begin at…

More Support for Re-Opening Rail Corridor UMP in Harrietstown

The Town of Harrietstown becomes the most recent municipality to ask New York State to re-visit the Unit Management Plan for the Rail Corridor between Lake Placid and points South of the Adirondacks….  Recently, Iowa Pacific Holdings announced their interest in working with the Adirondack Scenic Railroad to restore the rail line between Utica and…

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North Elba Moves forward with plans for Recreational Trail on Rail Corridor

The Town of North Elba Board is moving forward with a project to build a recreational trail from Lake Placid to Ray Brook. While many on the board were uncomfortable with the three point one million dollar expense, they’ve taken a new look at proposals to reduce the overall costs to build the trail and…

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Hiking and Ski Trail Connects Mt Pisgah with Old Lake Colby Road

The Village of Saranac Lake secures easements from Mt. Pisgah to Old Lake Colby Road. easments, representing phase one of a plan to introduce a connector for use by cross-country skiers, hikers and mountain bikers between Mt Pisgah and Dewey Mountain. Saranac Lake Mayor Clyde Rabideau says The first easement was granted by James Hoyt…

Blue Seed Studios Presents another Live at BluStage Concert Tomorrow

The BlueSeed Studios “Live at BluStage” Concert Series presents the International Guitar Duo of Loren Barrigar & Mark Mazengarb. Saturday, November 17th – 7:30pm at Blue Seed Studios, 24 Cedar Street, Saranac Lake
. Tickets: $14.00/$12.00 BluSeed Members “Fresh and exciting… these guys ROCK!”   - Tommy Emmanuel, Guitar Virtuoso For Tickets call 518-891-3799 or email art@bluseedstudios.org. BluSeed Studios is a member supported…

Lake Placid Library Showcases Carl Rubino

“How I see the Adirondacks,” is the theme by fine arts photographer Carl Rubino in his upcoming show at the Lake Placid Public Library.  All are invited to a free reception for the opening from 5 to 7 p.m., Friday, November 16. The exhibit will encompass the past five years of Rubino’s work which includes…

T.O.T.- Thursday 11/15/12

Talk of the Town 11-15-12 Take down the political signs

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Federal Court Case Lands in Plattsburgh

U.S. District Court Judge Glenn T. Suddaby Brings the Douglas civil Rights Lawsuit to Plattsburgh. The Douglas lawsuit calls into question the practices and conduct of the APA, the Adirondack Council, and names several individuals representing these organizations as co-defendants. Matthew Norfolk is representing Mr Douglas. He says the issues should be heard and decided…

Saranac Lake Receives Updated Comprehensive Plan Draft

A new Comprehensive vision for the future of Saranac Lake is presented to the board at their regular meeting on Tuesday Night.. The Document is intended to outline research, and input from the community to highlight future goals and objectives.. The Village of Saranac Lake represents a unique blend of heritage, setting and most importantly…

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WNBZ On the Air – In Depth – Reviewing The Town of North Elba Park District

North Elba Supervisor Robi Politi - Reviews the Budget with the Board

North Elba’s Park District is a unique entity in the State of New York and represents more than half of the Town of North Elba’s 2013 budget. WNBZ looks at this in depth today as we continue our review of the North Elba Budget approved by the board following Tuesday’s Budget Hearings.. AUDIO – TONE…

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