! LOCAL NEWS !

President Obama will win re-election!

President Obama will win re-election! Mitt Romney is projected to win North Carolina, making it the first battleground state to fall into his column. President Obama is also projected to win Iowa, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and New Hampshire. Ohio, with 18 electoral votes, is one of the most competitive states on the map. Mr. Obama won…

WNBZ Projects Incumbent Janet Duprey Winner in 115th Assembly District

With 47 of 53 precincts reporting, Republican Assemblywoman Janet Duprey is the projected winner. The numbers are still coming in at 10:40pm this evening, but in Harrietstown, Duprey wins with  994 votes, Tim Carpenter, the Democratic Challenger receives 567 and Conservative Candidate Karen Bisso 287 votes. Overall with all but 11% of the votes reported…

Bevilacqua Wins Supervisor Race in Harrietstown –

Bob Bevilacqua will serve the final year of the Supervisor’s Term in the Town of Harrietstown in an election that has seen a large turnout in all of our local districts and across the State and Country. The Vote Count, 1,105 for Bevilacqua and 819 for Tom Catillaz. In Tupper Lake, Village Trustee Tom Snyder…

Saranac Lake High School Class of 2013 presents The Wizard of Oz

The Saranac Lake High School presents “The Wizard of Oz” Thursday and Friday, November 8th and 9th at 7:30pm in the Saranac Lake High School Auditorium. General admission is $5.00. The Wizard of Oz is a 1939 American musical fantasy film produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Based on the 1900 children’s novel, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz…

T.O.T.- Election Day 2012

<< TALK of the TOWN on Election Day 2012 >>

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

WNBZ’s Live Election Coverage begins at 7pm

WNBZ News is covering the election live with Wall to Wall Coverage from 7:00PM Tuesday through 1:00AM Wednesday. CBS News National Correspondent Dan Raviv anchors our Election Night Coverage.  He is joined by Correspondents Peter Maer, Pam Coulter, Steve Futterman, Peter King, Barry Bagnato, Jim Krasula, Lee Frank and many others.  If there is not…

A New Sign for Lake Placid’s Jewtraw Park

  It’s time for new signs in Lake Placid. That’s the word from the Watershed Alliance and three residents attending Monday’s board meeting in the Beach House on Mirror Lake to discuss their interest in building informational kiosks.  Bill Billerman is with the Mirror Lake Watershed Association Billerman makes a presentation to the board with…

AMC Hosts Blood Drive Wednesday

  Adirondack Medical Center is hosting a blood drive tomorrow in the Redfield Board Room at AMC in Saranac Lake from noon until 5 p.m. Nora Busky is a phlebotomist with the North Country Regional Blood Bank\ AMC relies on blood collected locally to fill its medical needs including surgeries, infusions and attending to injuries.…

Lake Placid Saves $270,000 on Health Insurance

Lake Placid’s Mayor, Craig Randall is given authorization to sign an agreement with Excellus which, beginning on January 1st, 2013 will save over 17% on their Health Insurance Costs.. The Board is shifting their emphasis from an old traditional PPO plan to a High Deductible Savings Account type Health Insurance Plan. Lake Placid’s Police Department…

WNBZ Announces Special Wall to Wall Election Coverage Starts 7pm Tuesday Evening

WNBZ News will cover the election results live with Wall to Wall Coverage from 7:00PM Tuesday through 1:00AM Wednesday. CBS News National Correspondent Dan Raviv anchors our Election Night Coverage.  He is joined by Correspondents Peter Maer, Pam Coulter, Steve Futterman, Peter King, Barry Bagnato, Jim Krasula, Lee Frank and many others.  If there is…

Adirondack Community Trust (ACT) Welcomes New Trustees

Leadership Changes at ACT The Trustees of the Adirondack Community Trust (ACT) oversee the stewardship of more than 210 charitable funds established by individuals and nonprofits for the benefit of Adirondack communities. In the fiscal year that ended June 2012, ACT made grants totaling $2.4 million. Adele Connors of Lake Placid is stepping down as…

T.O.T.- Monday 11/05/12

<< Click Below for Monday’s Pre-Election Talk of the Town Audio >>

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

WNBZ interviews Congressman Bill Owens

In the 21st Congressional District, Democrat Incumbent Bill Owens faces Republican challenger Matt Doheney. He spent some time with us at the end of the congressional session and we had an opportunity to ask him about his views on a variety of issues.  One of those questions, his view on Obama’s Health Care Package and…

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

You Could Be in Pictures – Producers Come to Saranac Lake November 14th

The National Park Service is producing a centerpiece video honoring The Legacy of George Washington Carver and the production company is planning a trip to The Saranac Laboratory of Dr Trudeau.. Now.. George Washington Carver would become known as “the peanut man,” because of his extensive research into the practical uses and agricultural advantages of…

Election Day is Near

Election Day in our region, and everywhere in the country for that matter, is tomorrow and voting begins bright and early at 6am and then remains open until 9pm pursuant to federal laws regarding the general Election.. The Presidential Race is nearly a dead heat in many swing states and the latest popular poll shows…

ORDA Announces Winter Job Fair at Whiteface

ORDA Job Fair for Winter Season Employment, Wednesday, Nov. 14 Full and Part-Time Positions Available  LAKE PLACID, N.Y. — The New York State Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) and Centerplate Food Service will host a job fair at the Whiteface Mountain Base Lodge, Wednesday, Nov. 14, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Both full-time and part-time positions are…

Frank L Bomyea

Frank L. Bomyea, age 84, formerly of Forest Home Road, died Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at AMC-Uihlein Mercy Center in Lake Placid where he had been a resident since 2002. Born in Santa Clara, New York on October 28, 1928, he was the son of Charles and Ella (Cobb) Bomyea. Frank married Vernetta Green on…

Timothy L Querior

Timothy L. Queior of 111 Neil Street in Saranac Lake passed away October 29, 2012, after a long illness in the presence of his two beloved cats – Ace and Max. He was born in Saranac Lake on September 24, 1950, to Oliver Queior and Virginia (Riebel) Queior. At the early age of 10, Tim…

Kathleen Murphy

Kathleen Murphy, 58, of Saranac Lake passed away on October 31st 2012 at the Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. Kathleen Murphy was born on September, 24th 1954 in New York City the daughter of George and Rosemary (Spielman) Murphy. Kathy moved around NY before finally settling in the Adirondacks where she found herself in…

The Nation’s 12 Prettiest Painted Places

If you want to see the prettiest painted communities in America, you’re going to need a lot of time, several tanks of gas, and a state-of-the-art GPS. The Paint Quality Institute has identified the nation’s 12 most beautifully painted neighborhoods and towns, and many are little known and far from the beaten path. Naming of…