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Saranac Lake Fire Dept Enters Year of Recruiting in 2015

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The average age of a volunteer at the Saranac Lake Volunteer Fire Department isn’t getting any younger.. That’s according to Fire Chief Brendan Keough.. “Right now the average age of our members is between like 45 and older members like me and 2015 is going to be a big year for recruiting younger firefighters.” Keough…

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K&J – A Musical Review of the Rotary Show

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It’s the K&J show here on WNBZ…. And today a bit of a musical review…  We had an opportunity to listen in on the Saranac Lake High School Men’s and Women’s Vocal Ensembles.. The Rotary Show in Saranac Lake is part of Winter Carnival Activities. Normally, we might play an excerpt or two of the…

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K&J – The Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Parade

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Today we’re going to look back on the Gala Winter Carnival Parade, one of the major events during the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival which highlights the second weekend of the celebration. Every year, the parade lineup begins under the Mobil sign on Broadway in Saranac Lake. The Chairman of the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival is…

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Adirondack Health CEO Tops list of “CEOs to Know”

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For two years running, Chandler M. Ralph, President & CEO of Adirondack Health, has been named one of the “50 Rural Hospital CEOs to Know” by Becker’s Hospital Review, which features some of the most impressive leaders dedicated to advancing healthcare in small towns and rural regions. Individuals on the list include CEOs and administrators…

K&J – Lake Flower Lodge Developer Chris LeBarge

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Another Public Hearing is now just ten days away for the public to air their feelings about a proposed 93 room Destination Resort Hotel known as the Lake Flower Lodge… Chris Lebarge is one of the developers of the project and joins us today in the K&J Show here on WNBZ.. On Monday, The Village Board…

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K&J – Winter Carnival Rotary Show

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The Director of this year’s Winter Carnival Rotary Variety Show Dancers may be a little under the weather come Tomorrow Night…  But the show must go on, so to speak. And it will. In fact tickets are still on sale and available at Post Office Pharmacy and Ampersound just to name a few of the…

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K&J – Winter Carnival’s Grand Marshall Jack LaDuke

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We spoke with the King and the Queen at the Grand Marshall’s reception on Tuesday evening…   The Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Grand Marshall Jack LaDuke was also at the Red Fox for the reception followed by the Royalty Dinner. Both are a tradition of Winter Carnival where all of the Winter Carnival Royalty and…

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Obituary – Joseph Cavallo, Jr.

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Joseph Peter Cavallo, Jr., age 57, of 16 Rockledge Lane, Saranac Lake, died Friday, February 06, 2015 at the University Of Vermont Medical Center. Born in Saranac Lake, New York on September 14, 1957, he was the son of Joseph and Edna (Cole) Cavallo, Sr. Joseph, married Lillian Duffy on April 7, 2006 in Los…

Public Hearing Set for Lake Flower Lodge

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The Village of Saranac Lake is holding a second public hearing to discuss adjustments to the Zoning Laws which would allow the Lake Flower Lodge Project to move forward…  The developers, given the go ahead by the village would begin working with the Planning Board and other permitting agencies in hopes of receiving a final…

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DPW Clears Roads / Lots for Winter Carnival

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We have word from Saranac Lake that the DPW will be cleaning the Municipal Parking Lot on Dorsey Street this week early on Thursday morning.  DPW Superintendent Jeff Dora says the work will be done between the hours of 2:00 AM and 6:00 AM and that all cars need to be moved otherwise they’ll be…

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K&J – Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Coronation

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Today we’re going to look back at an event that kicks off the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival every year.. It’s the Coronation of Winter Carnival Court sponsored by the Women’s Civic Chamber..  Coronation is the event every year where we find out the names of the Winter Carnival King and Queen… but before we get…

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The Ladies Fry Pan Toss

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If there’s one event that has made headlines ever since it became a part of the first weekend of the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival.. It’s the Ladies Fry Pan Toss.. and over the years, there have been several different styles of throw and many different winners in each of the classes.. This year is no…

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The Petrova Winter Carnival

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The Saranac Lake Winter Carnival provides opportunities for organizations in the community to add their own touches to the larger whole and on Saturday one of those organizations is the Petrova Parents Club.. The Petrova Winter Carnival is held on the first Saturday of Winter Carnival.. with a book sale, and fun activities in the Cafeteria…

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Winter Carnival Coronation Exceeds Expectations

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The Saranac Lake Winter Carnival is now underway and so far the theme of the Groovy 60s hasn’t disappointed. Coronation began with a beautiful rendition of the Star Spangled Banner by Olivia Hunt and the invocation by the reverend Joann White. Saranac Lake Mayor Clyde Rabideau proclaimed that Winter Carnival should begin and Sara the…

The 2015 Winter Carnival King and Queen

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The 2015 Winter Carnival Queen, Linda Jackson was born and raised in New Jersey. She attended Morris Hills High School in Rockaway, NJ. She Graduated from Radford University in Virginia with a degree in Primary and Elementary Education. She arrived in Saranac Lake in 1972 and has been volunteering ever since. She is a past…

From Winter Carnival Coronation Friday Night to Snowballs on Sunday..

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The Coronation of Carnival Royalty Marks the official start of the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival.. Doors will open at 6:45 and the coronation itself begins at 7:30pm..  We’ll be there keeping an eye on the proceedings and will be sure to tweet the announcement of this year’s King and Queen..  You can find us on…

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ESWG Torch Run Moves into Lake Placid / Opening Ceremonies

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Three days of torch running, starting Tuesday this week are serving as an appropriate opening for the annual Empire State Winter Games (ESWG). The event is set for Feb. 5-8 at venues in Lake Placid, Wilmington, Saranac Lake and Paul Smiths.  The torch run has been sponsored for the past five years by Stewart’s Shops. Runners and…

K&J – Previewing Winter Carnival Coronation

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The Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Kicks off on Friday with the Coronation of Winter Carnival Royalty and it’s presented every year by the Women’s Civic Chamber. The dress rehearsal was held Wednesday night at the Harrietstown Town Hall, which is where we found the Saranac Lake WInter Carnival Court and their advisers. They were putting…

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The 2015 Essex County High School Festival Concert

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Every once and a while we take the opportunity to look at how music and art influence our lives.. And for more than 250 high school students Tuesday, an opportunity to share with their peers and experience an opportunity to perform with more than just their classmates…  The Essex County All State Concert is hosted…

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K&J – Saranac Lake Mayor Clyde Rabideau

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Saranac Lake Mayor Clyde Rabideau spoke with us on Tuesday afternoon at the Village Offices in the Harrietstown Town Hall and with The Saranac Lake Winter Carnival just around the corner, Mayor Rabideau and I began by previewing the Mayor’s Snowball Toss event, which is scheduled to begin at 1pm, Sunday February 8th. Registration for…

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