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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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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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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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Summer Events This Weekend

The Third Thursday Art Walks in Saranac Lake Continue and we spoke with participants. A Concert tonight in the Harrietstown Town Hall – The Lake Placid Sinfonietta’s 2013 ADK Series Continues & More… AUDIO – 071913 – Events – Thursday Art Walk  

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An Energy Efficiency Timeline For Lake Placid Schools

AUDIO – 071813 – Lake Placid School District Energy Contract Plus Other Updates Lake Placid’s Schools are preparing for the implementation of their Energy Savings Capital Contract.. An initiative on the Ballot in May which was approved by voters increased state aid to 29.9 per cent of the project and includes replacement of a cooling…

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Founders Day Moves to Sunday

The weather on Saturday is forcing the Town of Franklin to push back their Founders Day Celebration until Sunday

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Fall Comes Quickly for S.L. Chamber

We Spoke with Katy Van Anden who is the Executive Director of the Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce at a recent

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Good Marks for Lake Placid School Busses

A new transportation study gives The Lake Placid Central School District good grades for student transportation.. Christopher Andrews at Transportation Services, says 337 students who ride the bus in the Lake Placid School District are well served and the system is efficient and effective. The study showed that the 8 routes in Lake Placid yields…

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Fire Insurance Rates and Your Local Department

When it comes to fire protection, the rating of your local fire department has an impact on what you pay for homeowners insurance..

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Trail from Depot to Wild Center on Hold

AUDIO – 071613 – Tupper Lake Rail Trail on Hold

The Rail Trail Project from the Tupper Lake Train Depot to the Wild Center is on hold. The DOT has received requests from residents asking to identify whether they have rights beyond the Remsen, Lake Placid Corridor. Tupper Lake Mayor Paul Maroun explains.

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Tupper Lake Board says Go on HOME Grant Application

AUDIO – 071613 – Tupper Lake HOME Grant

Tupper Lake’s Village Board on Monday resolved to apply for two grants which would help building owners renovate and lower income residents find quality housing..

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