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First Night and the Plattsburgh State Gospel Choir

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The New Year provides an opportunity for people of all ages to enjoy the celebrations.. We spoke with several revelers who had been out and about, including several who found their way to St Bernards Church which was the home of the Plattsburgh State Gospel Choir… The choir is famous for their rendition of The…

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Banners and Buttons in the New Year

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On Stage Inside the Harrietstown Town Hall on New Years Eve… besides The Lustre Kings and the River Rat Rhythm Project, are some additional first night banners which have moved from their home at the Library into the Town hall for the celebration… Holly Huber is in charge of the banners… Each year, one of…

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First Night Saranac Lake – Opening Ceremonies

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Not as cold as many were expecting in the Adirondacks for the first night celebrations.. And a new layer of snow kept the streets clean for the First Night Celebrations… Inside the Harrietstown Town Hall, we caught up with Sue Patterson, one of the Co-Chairs of First Night, now in it’s 8th year in Saranac…

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K&J – Robert Lewis Stevenson’s Songs of Travel

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As part of First Night we found ourselves in many different venues but we’ve decided to feature a presentation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s Songs of Travel.. it’s Sung by Dr George Spicer Cook at the John Black Room at the Original Saranac Laboratory of Dr Edward Livingston Trudeau, and now home to Historic Saranac Lake……

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Kasprzack’s Final Day as Mayor of Plattsburgh

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Today is the last day in office for Plattsburgh Mayor Don Kasprzack.. On New Year’s Day tomorrow at 1pm, Mayor Elect James Calnon will be sworn in during an inauguration ceremony in the Auditorium at City Hall… City Court Judge Mark Rogers will deliver the Oath of Office to Calnon and to the incoming Common…

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Planning for Plattsburgh and Skating For Cancer in Lake Placid

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A Senior’s Project in Lake Placid has turned into a new “Skating for Cancer” event New Year’s Day at the Olympic Speed Skating Oval in Lake Placid. Emily Godin is a Senior at Lake Placid High School. Her grandmother passed away from a fast acting cancer in May of 2013 and for her senior project,…

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First Night 2014

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First Night Saranac Lake is shifting into high gear. It’s the 8th annual event is focused on an alcohol free, family oriented celebration of the arts to welcome in 2014…  On the K&J Show today, we’re speaking with Sue Patterson and Connie Langdon, co-chairs of the event, and First Night Saranac Lake Treasurer Nancy Labombard… …

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Cape Air Sponsors Opening Winter Carnival Fireworks

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The opening fireworks display on Feb. 1 will be sponsored by Cape Air, while long-time fireworks sponsor Guide Boat Realty returns to sponsor the closing fireworks ceremony on Feb. 9.  The fireworks displays are well attended and a crowd favorite during the Winter Carnival.  The displays are particularly dramatic since they take place behind the…

New Report Confirms Support for Adirondack Club and Resort

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The ADK Works campaign has released the results of its public opinion survey gauging the attitudes and opinions of Adirondack residents on the people and issues affecting their local communities, including the development of the Adirondack Club and Resort (ACR) project. Two key findings from the survey reveal: > 71 percent of Adirondack residents with a…

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K&J – Saranac Lake Ultra Winter 6ers

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In the Midst of a pending ice storm, The beginning of winter marked the official start of the Saranac Lake “Winter 6er” program. At 6am, no one knew who would be the first “Winter Sixer” but there were definitely a few contenders… In this program, Saranac Lake Mayor Clyde Rabideau described the scene.. We’ll speak…

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NYSEG Responds to Ice Storm

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The Ice storm affected more than 48,0000 across northern portions of the United States. In Plattsburgh, close to one hundred emergency planners are on duty at New York State Electric and Gas…  Dick Marion is the Public Liason Officer for the storm event in NYSEG’s Plattsburgh Division.. We spoke with Marion just outside NYSEG’s Storm Command…

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ICE STORM 2013

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An Ice Storm Warning remains in effect until 7pm Sunday Evening for locations in the deeper valleys of the Adirondacks and the Champlain Valley. Freezing rain and sleet accumulation of 1 to 2 inches is expected in the region before tapering off to areas of drizzle and freezing drizzle this afternoon. Travel will be hazardous…

K&J – Northern Adirondack Vocal Ensemble

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(NOTE: Due to the inclement weather – this event has been re-scheduled to December 28th in Plattsburgh and December 29th in Lake Placid)   The Northern Adirondack Vocal Ensemble is conducted by Drew Benware. The Choir consists of approximately 20 members consisting of Professionals and amateurs, all of whom bring extensive previous choral experience to…

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Plattsburgh Mooring Law Clarifies Boundaries – Sets Stage for City Marina

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The City of Plattsburgh Approves a new mooring law and plans to seek proposals for management of a new City Marina on Lake Champlain.. Interestingly, the biggest issue for two of the outgoing councilors was whether or not their board should be creating the law, or whether it should wait until the beginning of the…

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Nameplates are Changing in Plattsburgh Council Chambers

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Mayor Don Kasprzack says goodbye to his duties in the City of Plattsburgh and come January 2nd, the Council Chambers will have a brand new set of nameplates.. Not only for Mayor Elect Jim Calnon, but also for the seats around the table…  In a statement at the close of the meeting, Kasprzack commented on…

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Holiday Luncheon at Lake Forest

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The Plattsburgh Noon Rotary Club visits Lake Forest every year for their annual holiday luncheon and a conversation and fellowship with the residents there. In addition, They’re joined by the Plattsburgh High School Select Chorus and the PHS Brass Quintet for a concert after lunch. We spoke with club President Vicky Markings about the club’s…

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K&J – Two Firsts for Saranac Lake

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The first official public hearing for residents to voice their thoughts on the Lake Flower Lodging Project is held on Wednesday evening in the Harrietstown Town Hall…  It’s also a first of it’s kind joint meeting between the Village of Saranac Lake and the Planning Board. We go to Community Development Director Jeremy Evans for a…

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High School Holiday Concerts Tonight

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Several High School Holiday Concerts in our region are tonight… In SaranacLake the Holiday Concert begins at 7pm… In Keene the Concert is on Wednesday at 6:30, AuSable Valley’s Band and Chorus Concert is tonight and this is also the case for Plattsburgh High School… On Saturday, we caught up with the master of ceremonies…

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K&J – SUNY Plattsburgh Winter Commencement

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Local Students, Graduate Students, and Students from around the world made up the list of Mid Year graduates from SUNY Plattsburgh, in fact there were 400 students graduating and while not every one of them were in attendance, the excitement and the relief from parents and students provides for an enjoyable morning for all as…

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Cuomo Announces $715 Million in REDC Awards

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Governor Andrew Cuomo today announced that $715.9 million has been awarded through Round Three of the Regional Economic Development Council initiative.  A centerpiece of the Governor’s strategy to jumpstart the economy and create jobs, the Regional Councils were put in place in 2011 to redesign the state’s approach to economic development from a top-down model to…

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