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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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Saranac Lake – Village Wide Garage Sale

AUDIO – 071513 – Saranac Lake Village Wide Garage Sale

The Women’s Civic Chamber finds success in their effort to promote a community based garage sale in Saranac Lake.

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A Reminder of Winter from the Tupper Lake Snowmobile Club

AUDIO – 071513 – Tupper Lake Snowmobile Club Raffle

Tupper Lake’s Snowmobile Club is raffling new snowmobile to help raise funds for a new groomer.. We talk about the trails, groomers and St Lawrence County.

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Adult Center Faces Loss of Public Funding

AUDIO – 071213 – Saranac Lake Adult Center losing Public Funding

The Saranac Lake Adult Center Board placed public funding from Harrietstown and North Elba in Jeopardy on Thursday with their vote to ban the previous director from the facility. and as of today, there may be no director at all as it appears the current director has said goodbye.

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Dewey Mountain Friends Re-Apply for Parks Grant

AUDIO – 071213 – Harrietstown Board Supports Friends of Dewey Mountain

The Town of Harrietstown is in full support of the efforts by the Friends of Dewey Mountain group working to raise funds for a new lodge at Dewey. The Town Board approved a resolution in support of their grant application at Thursday’s Board Meeting

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House Takes Nutrition Program out of Farm Bill

AUDIO – 071213 – Farm Bill Passes House – Sort of

Congressman Bill Owens weighs in on House version of the Farm Bill. The House version of the bill differs significantly from the Senate version. Missing from the Bill, all of the nutrition programs which had originally been included to promote bi-partisianship in Congress.

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North Elba Approves Two New Crosswalks for Mirror Lake Drive

The North Elba Town Board has approved two new crosswalks on Mirror Lake Drive. One where the steps come down from the Harbor Condominiums and the second next to the new entrance to Northwood School.

AUDIO – 071113 – Crosswalks on Mirror Lake Drive

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Mirror Lake Life Guards Recognized by Town Board

Three Life guards are recognized by North Elba Supervisor Robi Politi for their Diligence in saving an individual who was in trouble in the water.. Politi acknowledged the work of Carter Cruckshank, Emma Nye, and Hallie Kent.

AUDIO – 071113 – Lifeguards Recognized for work at Mirror Lake Beach

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Saranac Lake asks for More Glade Skiing from the DEC

The Village of Saranac Lake says they’re all in support of glade skiing opportunities in the Saranac Lake Wild Forest and voted unanimously on Monday to approve a resolution to that effect for consideration by the DEC as the agency begins to upgrade it’s policies for that area..  In their resolution, the Village Board said…

Apron Funding extended for Lake Placid Airport Project

The Lake Placid Airport continues to receive good marks from residents and legislators following the recent completion of renovations and now begins work on a new project to extend the apron to the jet fuel station. 

AUDIO – 071113 – Lake Placid Airport Terminal

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Craigwood Employees Recognized

AUDIO – 071013 – Town of North Elba Recognizes Craigwood Employees

Lynn Wilson is the Grounds Superintendent at Craigwood in Placid. He and the Craigwood employees were recognized for their efforts at Tuesday’s Town Board Meeting at Craigwood.

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