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S.L. Chamber Recognizes Business, Volunteer & Citizen of the Year

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The Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce recognized their business of the year, Cape Air, citizen of the year, Melinda Little, and volunteer of the year, Cherrie Sayles. They were honored at the chamber’s 93rd annual dinner on Monday, June 9th. Dinner.  Business of the Year: Cape Air In the recent years Cape Air has made it…

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Lake Flower Water Levels Back to Normal by Friday

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Saranac Lake DPW Superintendent Jeff Dora tells WNBZ the water levels on Lake Flower should be back to normal by Friday if all goes well and the weather cooperates. The current water level at the Lake Flower Dam is at 13.5” below spillway and work continues on the installation of @ 460 feet of sewer…

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Local Development Corporation Writing New Main Street Grant

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If you own commercial rental property in the village you may have another way to market your space…  That’s because The Saranac Lake Local Development Corporation is reaching out to local residents with a survey which they hope to include in the mailing of the water bills before July 1st..  Village Trustee Paul VanCott is…

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Code X – Coming to the Saranac Lake Middle School

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The Saranac Lake Middle School has a new text book series for the middle school ELA department.. Suzanne Nicholas is a teacher in the 6th grade and also the reading specialist at the middle school… She says the new series will be aligned with the common core, and designed to provide continuity between the 6th…

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BETA at Mt Pisgah for National Trails Day

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On Saturday, June 7th The Barkeater Trails Alliance celebrates National Trails Day at Mount Pisgah.  How exactly does one celebrate National Trails Day you ask?  Well…it’s easy, you get out there and you build some trail!!  The Alliance says they’ve been making “Some really great progress with a flow trail over at Mt. Pisgah and…

K&J – CTP Presents “The Wizard of Oz” This Weekend

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The Wizard of Oz.. At the Harrietstown Town Hall in Saranac Lake Tonight, Tomorrow Night and Saturday Night at 7pm..  with another show on Saturday at 11am and a Matinee on Sunday at 2pm…..  Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for students and seniors and $10 for children under 12…  Today on the K&J show…

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SLCS Business Manager Dan Bower Heading to Tupper Lake

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The Saranac Lake Central School District’s Assistant Superintendent and Business Manager Dan Bower is heading to a similar position in Tupper Lake…  Bower Announced his resignation from Saranac Lake to the School Board on Wednesday evening in Bloomingdale and we caught up with him Thursday in his office in Saranac Lake.. AUDIO – 060614 –…

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Which Dessert Would You Choose?

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Would you Choose Ice Cream, Brownies or Chocolate Chip Cookies for Dessert. If you can’t make up your mind, three students presented their arguments to the Saranac Lake Central School Board.. The three first graders  presented their reasons to the Saranac Lake School Board on Wednesday evening at a special location; Every once and a while…

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25% of 3rd – 8th Graders Opting Out of State Testing

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It seems like testing never ends for students in all grade levels, whether mandated by the state or otherwise and Saranac Lake Superintendent Diane Fox says the number of students who opted out of the English Language Arts test in grades 3 through 8 was 90 out of 600.. Interestingly she says, ELA comes first and…

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High Peaks Hospice Radio Day Raises $50,000

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A quick “Thank you” to The Adirondack Daily Enterprise for their coverage of High Peaks Hospice Radio Day Click here for a link to that story   AND to Jim LaValley, for 22 years of Radio Days.. LaValley says goodbye to Radio Day after participating in every single event from it’s inception.. AND to LP Quinn Students…

Dewey Lodge Demolition Begins

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Dewey Mountain Recreation Center is breaking ground on new lodge with Site prep to begin in June.. and the focus turns to equipping the new lodge….  The Volunteer group Dewey Mountain Friends says more than 550 households and businesses have contributed $350,000 to the successful capital campaign to construct their new base lodge. And they’re currently…

Work on Duprey Street Begins Monday

SARANAC LAKE: The Duprey Street Sewer Main Replacement Project is set to commence on Monday    Duprey street will be closed to all thru traffic between Lake Flower Avenue and Tara Drive.  Traffic will be detoured onto Edwards Street and then Tara Drive.    Only those locals who live on or are conducting business on Duprey…

History Matters – Arts and Crafts in New York State

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Thursdays in May means it’s time for the History Matters Seminar Series –Tonight Historic Saranac Lake in collaboration with the Lake Placid-North Elba Historical Society will host their third annual “History Matters” free speaker series four Thursdays in May. Amy Catania is the Executive Director for Historic Saranac Lake. “It makes since to collaborate with the…

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SLVFD Public Protection Classification Upgraded

The Saranac Lake Volunteer Fire Department has received an upgraded Public Protection Classification which means rates on fire insurance could be going down..  OverallVillage Manager John Sweeney says the department is upgraded from a Grade 5 to a Grade 4 and the department is about 9 points away from a Grade 3 classification.. which they…

Cleaning Up Nuisance Properties

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Removing Detroit’s blighted residential properties, and small businesses, would cost an estimated $850-million dollars. And another $1-billion to tackle the city’s larger commercial and industrial property. That according to a 330-page task force report on the problem in Detroit.  In Saranac Lake the village board has approved a resolution to declare accumulation of rubbish, garbage,…

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Smaller Parking Spaces Proposed

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A public hearing is scheduled for comments on a few changes to the land use code in Saranac Lake… Community Development Director Jeremy Evans presented the Saranac Lake Village Board with a request to adjust the Land Use Code to make minor changes to Parking Space regulations. “Parking spaces would be reduced from 10 x…

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K&J – Skateboard Park is One Step Closer to Reality

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It’s been more than 10 years since the concept of a Skateboard Park in the Village of Saranac Lake was perceived and since then, different village boards have found their way to approving different locations for a skate park and then different visions of what a skate park should look like..  Right now, for example,…

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Remediation Begins

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Contractors are on site at the former Wilson Farms in Saranac Lake and Community Development Director Jeremy Evans says they’ve been hired to complete a DEC approved environmental remediation plan…  It includes removing all of the gasoline pump fixtures, The Concrete Slab, the canopy, underground tanks and associated piping and any contaminated soil..  As for…

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K&J – Memorial Day Ceremonies in Saranac Lake

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The Memorial Day weekend has past and the unofficial start of summer is upon us…  On Monday we found ourselves at the Memorial Day Ceremony in Saranac Lake which began with a Parade down Main Street led by the Saranac Lake High School Marching Band followed by a Memorial Day service.. in this case, inside…

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History Matters Series Continues

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Historic Saranac Lake hosts a talk by Bruce Austin on Thursday…  It’s titled “The American Arts and Crafts Movement in New York State” The talk is part of the Historic Saranac Lake’s History Matters Series and is hosted in collaboration with the Lake Placid-North Elba Historical Society. The American Arts and Crafts Movement, or “mission,”…