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State Watches Lake Placid ER

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The Board of Directors at Adirondack Health are moving to create an ad hoc committee made up of members of the community and of the hospital who will help to finalize the hours for the Lake Placid Emergency Room…

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Joining Forces on Community Development

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A Community Development Grant has come through for Lake Placid and the Town of North Elba.. Peggy Mousaw says the purpose of the grant is to update and revise the joint plan between both municipalities. She asked the board for their approval and following a quick discussion, the board endorsed the grant and it’s objectives..

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Walking Mountain Bike Trails at Mt Pisgah

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On July 1st, 2013, Dewey Mountain officially opened it’s mountain biking trails with a different kind of Ribbon Cutting.. Adrian Heyden and his friend Jasper rode through the ribbon at the end of the Trail… The next phase of the trail project for The Village of Saranac Lake is at Mt Pisgah…

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K&J – Herb Clark, Adk 46er #1

Recently, Heb Clark was honored by the Adirondack Mountain Club for his achievements in becoming the first person to hike the 46 high peaks about 4,000 feet in the Adirondacks. This K&J show originally aired in May of 2013 following the presentation of a new headstone at his grave site to honor the accomplishment.

The first 46ers were brothers Robert and George Marshall and their guide and family friend Herbert Clark. The Marshalls thought up the idea after spending much of their childhood in the region and examining the collection of Verplank Colvin maps owned by their father, Louis Marshall. They devised criteria for the high

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K&J – PROTECT Arcticle 78 Lawsuit

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In March of 2012, we spoke with ARISE Chairman Jim Lavalley and David Tomberlain the President of the Tupper Lake Chamber of Commerce about the impact of another delay forced on the Adirondack Club and Resort Project on Big Tupper. The delay is a result of an Article 78 Lawsuit which was filed following APA approval of the project. This week marks the 20th anniversary of

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Gillibrand needs just a few votes

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The issue of Sexual Assault in the Military continues to make news – even on the Daily Show – Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is

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K&J – Solar Energy – Wayne Davison

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In 2012 we spent some time on the air with Wayne Davison discussing solar energy in the Adirondacks and this week as our focus on energy continues, we listened in on that conversation during the K&J show on Friday..

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Snowden – Privacy vs Secutiry

The CIA, FBI and NSA directors gave reassurance about surveillance programs at a conference in New York City.. CBS’s Adriana Diaz was there and spoke with Dan Raviv about the event.

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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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Owens Unhappy with Appropriations

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U.S. employers in June advertised the most jobs in five years but hired fewer workers —a mixed sign for the recovering job market. The Labor Department is reporting more than 29 thousand Jobs added in June.. Taking the total number of jobs to 3.9 Million, still hiring has slowed slightly..

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Congressman Bill Owens on Obama Care

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Congressman Bill Owens weighed in on the Affordable Care Act and Medicare at a recent telephone town hall meeting with constituents. We listened in on the conversation.

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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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Rating Child Care Like Hotels & Restaurants?

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People dine at five-star restaurants or watch movies given four stars by reviewers – why shouldn’t parents looking for a quality preschool or child care center have similar guidelines? That’s being planned or implemented in nearly every state, and the people working on methods of assessing, improving and communicating the level of quality are meeting…

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..

Gillibrand Combating the Emerald Ash Borer

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An Invasive little Beetle Could Destroy 7 Percent of NYS Forests – Which is why you’re seeing more and more purple traps show up in trees locally.. You may have noticed an increase in the number of purple insect traps on the trees locally.. That’s because the invasive beetle called the Emerald Ash Borer continues…

K&J – IRONMAN Lake Placid Athletes Banquet

Andy Potts is once again IRONMAN Champion in Lake Placid, He finished in 8 hours, 43 minutes and 29 seconds.. followed 5 minutes later by Italy’s Dan Fontanna in Second and then by USA’s Ian Mikelson who finished in 8:51:07..  It’s the 15th IRONMAN Lake Placid and there’s one man whose been at the finish…

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