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Talk of the Town Friday 8/16/13

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Choosing Sand or Stone or Both

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The Town of Franklin is also considering two bids for 12,000 tons of screened road sand.. Trudeau’s bid was

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Talk of the Town Thursday 8/15/13

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Talk of the Town Wednesday 8/14/13

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State Watches Lake Placid ER

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The Board of Directors at Adirondack Health are moving to create an ad hoc committee made up of members of the community and of the hospital who will help to finalize the hours for the Lake Placid Emergency Room…

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Joining Forces on Community Development

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A Community Development Grant has come through for Lake Placid and the Town of North Elba.. Peggy Mousaw says the purpose of the grant is to update and revise the joint plan between both municipalities. She asked the board for their approval and following a quick discussion, the board endorsed the grant and it’s objectives..

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WWII – Japan Surrenders August 14th 1945

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August 14th marks the 68th anniversary of the surrender of Japan after two nuclear bombs devastated their country. Here CBS News Correspondent Peter Maer talks with a veteran of the War in the Pacific.

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“Third Thursday Art Walks” Continue

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The 15th annual Saranac Lake’s Third Thursday Art Walks continue on the evening of Aug. 15th, on the heels of the Plein Air Festival’s “Paint the Town” event that day. The village, parks, downtown businesses, nonprofits and galleries will host the talents of regional and local artists and musicians of

“Saranac Lake 6er” Program Seeks Brewery Partnership

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At Monday’s meeting, the board authorized Community Development Director Jeremy Evans to request proposals from breweries

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Chief Says “Table the Frequency Sharing”

The Village of Saranac Lake is headed to a work session to mill over a request by Franklin County Emergency Services to share a radio frequency with the Saranac Lake Volunteer Fire Department.. Brendan Keough is Saranac Lake’s Fire Chief … he asked the board to table the motion to allow for further discussion.. Rick Yorkey spoke to the board saying his email was opposed to the concept of sharing a radio frequency with Paul Smith’s Gabriels. The board Tabled the decision until the next board meeting.

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Wellness in the Workforce Proposed

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The concept of Wellness in the Workforce is presented to the Saranac Lake Village Board on Monday Evening.

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Talk of the Town Tuesday 8/13/13

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Talk of the Town Monday 8/12/13

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Road Closures in Saranac Lake

Roadwork continues this week in Saranac Lake.. DPW Superintendent Jeff Dora says crews will begin milling asphalt on Riverside Drive, Olive Street from Broadway to Williams Street, and Fawn Street Tuesday and the work will continue Wednesday. The work will occur both days from 6:30 AM to about 4:00 PM weather permitting… There will be NO PARKING on these streets during the daytime hours and the streets will be closed to all thru traffic during milling and cleanup operations.. They will reopen once crews have completed their work..

Gillibrand needs just a few votes

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The issue of Sexual Assault in the Military continues to make news – even on the Daily Show – Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is

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Runners “Storm the Course”

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The first of what may become an annual start to the cross country season in Saranac Lake.. Storm the Course – a 10k run and a 2.9 mile short course on the high school cross country course Saturday morning..

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Lake Placid Lacrosse – Sunday

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Graph-Tex — a team made of up players from Central New York, Western New York and elsewhere — downed the Burnt Orange Syracuse University alumni team 9-8 in overtime to win the 24th annual Lake Placid Summit Lacrosse Classic’s men’s Masters I division Sunday afternoon in front of a large crowd at the North Elba Athletic Fields. Peter Milliman, a three-time All-American at Gettysburg who later spent four years playing for the Rochester Rattlers

New Biking Event Proposed for Saranac Lake

If all goes well for the planners, in 2015 there may be a new biking event coming to the Adirondacks. Zoe Smith is Director of The Wildlife Conservation Society in the Adirondacks. She is working on developing a bike ride that will be centrally located in Saranac Lake.

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Good Grades for Saranac Lake Busses

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The Saranac Lake Central School District transports eleven hundred students per day to and from school and other destinations including 4 buildings on 3 different campuses,