- Saranac Lake

Initiative Brings Local Food to Schools

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An initiative in the Adirondacks is seeking to increase the amount of local foods in school cafeterias.. Ruth Pino is the Caffeteria Manager at the Saranac Lake Central School District.. She’s also coordinator of the Adirondack Farm to School Initiative..

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More Support Needed for Scoreboard

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The New Scoreboard for Saranac Lake’s Red Storm has been delivered but before the brand new timer can be installed, it looks like the support posts will have to be repaired – originally it was thought that the new scoreboard could simply replace the old on the current frame but that’s not the case.. it looks

New April Testing Results Announced

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New York State’s Board of Education has just released the first round of testing scores.. The change in the testing procedures has garnered a lower average score than from previous years But Saranac Lake’s District Superintendent Diane Fox says they’re going to continue to gather the numbers and to develop an overall view of what the new scores mean relative to other schools..

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Republican’s Caucus at Harrietstown Town Hall

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Two Republican Caucuses last night – In Tupper Lake.. and at the HarrietstownTown Hall.. Which is where we caught up with Harrietstown Supervisor Bob Bevilacqua.. He’s submitted his letter to run again as Harrietstown Supervisor on the Republican Line.. AUDIO – 080713 – Republican Caucus in Saranac Lake There were no other submissions which means…

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Republcan Caucus

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Republicans came together at the Harrietstown Town Hall..  More on their choices Wednesday Morning..

Hotel Saranac Under Contract

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Not one.. But two votes in support of applications for Empire State Development Grant Funding in the Village of Saranac Lake….

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Sewer Trunk Line at Risk in Saranac Lake

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A Bonding Resolution is Approved and will provide financing for desperately needed work on a sewer trunk line in Saranac Lake.. We spoke with Village Manager John Sweeney who explained the project. AUDIO – 080613 – Saranac Lake Sewer Trunk Line – Bonding Resolution Now that Bonding for the project has been approved, the village…

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Sports Medicine and Rugby Weekend

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Sports Medicine is a big part of athletics in the region, including Rugby Weekend.. We speak with Dino Angelopolous about their work..

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K&J – Rugby Finals in Bloomingdale

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Can Am Rugby’s top honors goes to Caves and Ditches, a team of Temple University Alumni Ruggers who took on Buffalo at the Finals in Bloomingdale on Sunday..

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K&J – An Interview with ARTA’s Dick Beamish

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Today on the K&J Show we’re speaking with ARTA’s Dick Beamish. They’re getting ready for NYSDOT public hearings on modifications to the Rail Corridor’s Unit Management Plan.

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K&J – Interviews NCCC President Dr Steven Tyrell

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The Franklin County Legislature today will hear from North Country Community College President Dr. Steven Tyrell. The college is presenting it’s annual budget proposal during a scheduled budget hearing in Malone. The $14.6 Million budget crossed the first hurdle in Essex County recently. We spoke with Dr Tyrell in his offices on the Saranac Lake Campus. Join us for Thursday’s K&J show – an interview with President Tyrell on the budget, strategic planning and North Country Community College as the economic engine for the communities they serve.

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Road Construction in Saranac Lake

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Road crews are paving the intersection of Route 3 and Main Street in Saranac Lake and adding new crosswalks. Survey crews further down on River Street are working on plans for Lake Flower Avenue..

Roadwork / Paving in Saranac Lake Causing Delays Today

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The bridge on County Route 48 in FranklinFalls will be out from start to finish for 19 days according to the Town’s Supervisor Art Wilman…  In a recent K&J show here on WNBZ, Wilman said it was a necessary step.. In Saranac Lake, if your drive would normally take you through downtown or onto Route…

Dr Timothy J Sellati

The Trudeau Institute has announced the appointment of Timothy J. Sellati as an associate member of the faculty, effective July 27. Dr. Sellati, an expert in a number of microbial diseases is presently associate professor in the Center for Immunology and Microbial Disease at Albany Medical College.  

Camp Med Students at AMC

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Nine youth participated in Camp Med, a partnership between Adirondack Health and Franklin-Essex-Hamilton BOCES.  The Camp Med program is geared toward students who enjoy math and science and may be considering a career in healthcare.  

K&J – Rugby Weekend Approaching

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Rugby Weekend is fast approaching and we caught up with Jay Annis at the Petrova Fields where they were filling in a drainage notch in the fields for the safety of the players as they re-design the field layout.

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Local Officials Comment on AMC Lake Placid Emergency Room

The Adirondack Health Board of Directors are pursuing an option to transition the AMC Lake Placid Emergency Room to a facility that would be part time.. We spoke with Lake Placid Mayor Craig Randall and North Elba Supervisor Robi Politi over the weekend and asked them for their perspective.

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Paul Smith’s College adds 24hr Dispatch Center

AUDIO – 072913 – Paul Smiths College adds 24hr dispatch center Paul Smith’s College will hire a trained fire safety officer and staff a 24-hour dispatch center on campus, bolstering the institution’s ability to respond to emergencies. The additions will allow the college to provide the first response to most fire alarms on campus, reducing the…

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