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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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North Elba Closer to a Decision on The Fate of Grimditch Boathouses on Lake Placid

AUDIO – 071013 – Grimditch Hearing Today

A hearing in Elizabethtown today will focus on the decision of whether or not the Grimditch boathouses on Lake Placid should be removed.

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Public Funding Questionable for Saranac Lake Adult Center

AUDIO – 071013 – North Elba Councilman Bob Miller on Saranac Lake Adult Center

The Saranac Lake Adult Center board meets again Thursday July 11th and The Town of North Elba and the Town of Harrietstown will be represented as each considers their responsibility to taxpayers.

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Village Authorizes “RFP” to Study Lake Flower Beach

Saranac Lake’s Village Board votes 3 to 1 in favor of authorizing a “Request For Proposals”

AUDIO – 070913 – Feasibility Study RFP for Lake Flower Beach Return

The Lake Flower Beach Return Group is close to their fundraising goal according to Village Trustee Paul Van Cott. Before moving forward with a study of the feasibility of returning a beach to somewhere on Lake Flower, the village board decided yesterday to issue an RFP asking for bids on such a project.

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Saranac Lake’s Downtown Revitalization Program

The Main Street Revitalization Program in Saranac Lake is designed to support redevelopment of commercial buildings in the downtown area in a way that maintains retail activities on the ground floor and creates or rehabilitates rental apartments on the upper floors of those structures.

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New York Schools Selected for Greek Yogurt Pilot Program

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Representative Richard Hanna today announced that New York State schools have been chosen to participate in a Greek yogurt pilot program issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).  New York State was one of four states chosen for this program, and is a natural fit because of its burgeoning…

Can Egypt Emerge Stronger?

AUDIO – 070913 – EGYPT In Depth – Ericson Blakney interviews Daniel Kurtzer

In Egypt, more than 50 are dead after clashes between security forces and pro-Morsi protesters. Former U.S. Ambassador to Israel and Egypt Daniel Kurtzer speaks with CBS’ Erickson Blakney about the situation.

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The Lake Placid International Canoe Regatta

AUDIO – 070813 – USA Canoe Kayak – Lake Placid International Regatta

Mirror Lake is home to USA Canoe / Kayak’s Lake Placid International Regatta, a stepping stone to world championship racing. We speak with Race Director Terry Kent, Coach Jan Whitaker, and Kelly Allen about the regatta.

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The Runabout Rendezvous on Lake Flower

AUDIO – 070813 – Runabout Rendezvous and Spencer Boatworks

A gathering of classic boats – and new runabouts adorn the shore of Lake Flower in Saranac Lake for the Runabout Rendezvous sponsored by Spencer Boatworks.

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Saranac Lakes Still Above Normal Levels

AUDIO – 070813 – Saranac Lake and DEC working together on High Water Levels

The Village of Saranac Lake in conjunction with the DEC say flooding conditions continue in the vicinity of Saranac Lake due to abnormally high water. Mayor Clyde Rabideau says Saranac Lake and the DEC work closely to manage the flow of water over their respective spillways and continue to monitor water conditions around the Lake Flower Dam.

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Lake Clear Junction turns 102

AUDIO – 070813 – Lake Clear Day – Train Station and Paul Smith’s Stagecoach

Lake Clear Celebrated the 100th anniversary of the train station in 2011 and a centennial celebration which became the first annual Lake Clear Day and the event is now in it’s third year. We look back at the history of Lake Clear Junction..

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Bookstore Plus wins Horse Shows Window Contest

For the second consecutive year, The Bookstore Plus has been selected as the winner of the Lake Placid and I Love New York Horse Shows’ Window Decorating Contest, and Kevin Babington wins the $100,000 Woodlea Farms Grand Prix. AUDIO – 070813 – Lake Placid Horse Show Wrap This marked the 26th year that the horse…

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