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K&J – Election Day

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Election Day across the country and there is national attention being paid to the governor’s race. In New Jersey, Republican Governor Chris Christie is a heavy favorite to win election to a second term. Recent Polls show Christie’s lead in double digits. His opponent, Democrat Barbara Buono says Christie is more interested in being President…

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New Name, Same Goal for the “Adirondack Foundation”

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LAKE PLACID –The community foundation known as Adirondack Community Trust, or ACT, since 1997 now has a new name: Adirondack Foundation. “Over the years, our organization has frequently and too easily been confused with a bank,” said Cali Brooks, Adirondack Foundation’s executive director. “Adirondack Foundation more accurately conveys our charitable purpose. While the name has…

No ECOSponsibility for the Setting Pole Dam

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There appear to be two different versions of a letter from Dennis Ryan announcing his withdrawal from the bid process for the Setting Pole Dam… His company, ECOSponsible had originally offered $450,000 for the purchase of the Setting Pole Dam and the surrounding property. The bid itself was contingent upon the approval of Ryan’s attorney.…

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Tupper Lake Chamber President Eyes Town Hall

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Tupper Lake’s Chamber may have a new location come the first of the year….  Free Press Owner Dan McClelland has taken over as the Chamber’s President and he asked the Town Board about the possibility of moving the Chamber into the two vacant offices in the basement of the Town Hall..  McClelland sighted small numbers…

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K&J – Town of Tupper Lake Supervisor Race – Patricia Littlefield

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The Town of Tupper Lake sees a race for Supervisor between Incumbent Superintendent Roger Amell and Challenger Councilwoman Patricia Littlefield… Today on the K&J Show at 6:35am we spoke with Littlefield about The Rail Corridor, Snowmobiling, the budget in the town and other topics related to the town. We asked her for her motivation to…

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K&J – Town of Tupper Lake Supervisor Race – Roger Amell

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The Town of Tupper Lake sees a race for Supervisor between Incumbent Superintendent Roger Amell and Challenger Councilwoman Patricia Littlefield… Today on the K&J Show at 8:10am we spoke with Amell about the Setting Pole Dam, The Rail Corridor, Snowmobiling and the new groomer and other topics related to the village. We asked him for…

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Park Street Trick or Treat – Tupper Lake

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Attention all witches, ghosts and goblins. Once again, the delightful and fun Park Street Trick or Treat celebration will be offered to area children on October 31st. From 2pm – 5pm, children can “trick-or-treat” at various businesses along Park Street. Posters will be hung at participating businesses. The following section of Park Street will be…

Saranac Lake Switches to Emergency 911 Dispatch

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On Thursday this week, Emergency Services within the Saranac Lake Fire and Rescue District will be finalizing a change in their operational structure which will re-direct all emergency calls to Franklin County 911…  We spoke with  Saranac Lake Police Chief Bruce Nason about the changeover. he says currently when someone dials 911 for a law…

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A New Class for New Visions at AMC

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A year of academics and clinical rotations under the guidance of Adirondack Health professionals has begun for 12 regional high school seniors participating in the New Vision program.  Now in its eleventh year, New Vision is a program of BOCES of Franklin, Essex and Hamilton counties that offers select seniors a rigorous academic year with…

Tupper Board Divided on Rail Removal

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A resolution from trustees in the Village of Tupper Lake by a three to two vote joins with Harrietstown, North Elba and Tupper Lake’s Town Boards in supporting the removal of the rail on the transportation corridor between Remsen and Lake Placid. Tupper Lake’s Resolution calls for the removal, salvage and sale of the rails along…

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Emergency Services Building – On Hold Until Spring

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Whether for Busses or for emergency vehicles, Tupper Lake never seems to have enough money in the budget for maintenance and repair…. In fact, The Fire Department is once again close to exceeding to their service budget, having already approached $10,000 in expenses for the year with more on the way.   It appears the…

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K&J – ADK Works – The Park Works when People Work

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The K&J show focuses today on a new organization called “ADK Works” a coalition of concerned Adirondack residents, business owners and community organizations who rallied together to advocate for solutions that lead to a speedy economic recovery and advance a simple but important concept: “The Park Works, When People Do.” The campaign comes at a time when…

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Tupper Lake’s Trick or Treat on Park Street

Calling all businesses, organizations and civic groups: Join us for this year’s Trick or Treat on Park Street! Trick or Treat on Park Street – Thursday, October 31, 2013 The Tupper Lake Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that we will once again be hosting the annual “Trick or Treat on Park Street“. This year’s…

ROOST presents The State of Regional Tourism – Tonight

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Representatives from the Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism (ROOST) will conduct a presentation at the Harrietstown Hall in SaranacLake at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 16. The presentation is a cooperative effort of the Village of Saranac Lake, the Town of Harrietstown and the Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce.  Chamber Executive Director Katy VanAnden…

Adirondack Council “State of the Park” to be Released Wednesday

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The Adirondack Council says it will release its 2013 State of the Park Report this Wednesday.  State of the Park is a 20-page, illustrated review of more than 100 actions taken by local, state and federal government officials, briefly explaining what they did to help or hurt the ecology and economy of the Adirondack Park over…

K&J – National Physician Assistant Week

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The Health Care Industry is Honoring Physician Assistants during  National Physician Assistant Week. We took the opportunity to speak with Dona Kilgore and her husband, Justin Kilgore, about their work with Adirondack Health. Both Are Physician Assistants but each has their own specialty. Dona’s focus is on primary care at the Saranac Lake and Tupper…

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This Week is National Physician Assistant Week.

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Whether it’s a routine check up or emergency care, patients want to be treated by a skilled and caring medical staff.  These days, in addition to physicians and other healthcare providers, Certified Physician Assistants (PAs) are often key members of strong medical teams. That’s certainly true at Adirondack Health, where Dr. Anthony Dowidowicz, medical director of…

AMC Expands Pain Management

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Expanded pain management services are now available to residents and visitors of the Adirondacks and northern New York. Board certified and fellowship trained anesthesiologist Dr. Byung Ho Lee now offers procedure oriented pain management services three days a week at Adirondack Medical  Center in Saranac Lake.  Dr. Lee cares for patients who have chronic and acute…

K&J – New Visions for Health Care at AMC Saranac Lake

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While Congress is in gridlock over teh future of the Affordable Care Act (“Obamacare”) The landmark law moves forward today in a big way. Health Insurance Marketplaces (Exchanges) are open for business today. Here in the Adirondacks we take the opportunity to talk about the future of health care in our region by learning about a program in the local high schools which allows students to learn first hand about the health care profession. Today on the K&J show we’re speaking with instructor Allison Riley-Clark about the program.

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Snowmobiling In Tupper Lake –

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The Tupper Lake Snowmobile Club is raising money for a new groomer and they’re selling raffle tickets through the beginning of the snowmobile season.. The Club was in attendance with several antique sleds and the sled being raffled; We took the opportunity to say hello, but also to talk about the clubs stake in the…

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