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K&J – Holiday Cheer in Plattsburgh

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It had rained most of the day in Plattsburgh and while there was snow in the mountains on Saturday, temperatures were above freezing along Lake Champlain which meant there was no snow on the ground for the tree lighting, but the rain held off for the lighting of the tree on Brinkerhoff Street. The road…

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The Saranac Lake Christmas Tree Lighting

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Saranac Lake Mayor Clyde Rabideau introduced the Northern Lights Choir including Students from the Saranac Lake High School along with Choir Director Helen Demong and they sang Christmas Carols as the snow and sometimes a little ice began to fall at the Berkley green in Saranac Lake. Just after 5pm and the carols, Mayor Rabideau helped…

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Four Councilors Offer Apologies – Approve Open Government Training

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Four of Plattsburgh’s City Councilors on Thursday Apologized for their participation in the drafting of a press release which specifically questioned whether or not there would be a nationwide search to find the most qualified candidate to assume the role of community development Director in the City of Plattsburgh..  During a vote to hold a…

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NCCC Womens Basketball in NJCAA Top Ten

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The National Junior College Athletics Association released the second 2014-15 Women’s Basketball Division III Top 10 Poll on Wednesday with North Country Community College ranked 7th in the nation. The Saints additionally rank second in the Region III Coaches Poll. The Saints (7-0, 6-0 Region III) reached the National rankings for the first time in…

K&J – Former APA Chair Curt Stiles on Lake Flower Lodge PUDD

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Today in the K&J show we’re speaking with Curt Stiles, a former Chariman of the Adirondack Park Agency, and a Veteran. Stiles is also active on many boards, including the Adirondack Council, The Upper Saranac Lake Association and other community groups in and around the Adirondack Park… (Click on the Play button below, or download the…

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Senator Little – A “Partner in Quality” for Seniors

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Adirondack Health, a leading provider of healthcare and services to older New Yorkers in the North Country, recognized Sen. Elizabeth Little with the prestigious “Partners in Quality” award for her work in securing and preserving high-quality services for New York’s seniors. “Sen. Little has provided exceptional support and leadership to protect and enhance long term…

K&J – Saranac Lake Village Trustee Paul VanCott

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Saranac Lake Village Trustee Paul VanCott is spearheading several initiatives in the village. We spoke with him on Monday afternoon at the WNBZ Studios about some of those projects. (Click on the PLAY button below to listen online or right click on the link to download and listen to our conversation with Trustee VanCott inside the…

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Adirondack Marathon Partners with NCCC Massage Program for 2015 Event

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The Adirondack Marathon is scheduled for September 26th and 27th in 2015 but they’ve already begun planning for the weekend.. One important aspect of the Marathon is their relationship with the NCCC Massage Therapy Program and classes.  Joel Friedman, Director Adirondack Marathon Distance Festival says “The Adirondack Marathon Distance Festival has been thrilled to have partnered…

Saranac Lake Lights their Tree on Friday at 5pm

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Our series on Christmas Tree Lightings Continues as communities throughout the region celebrate the holidays and today we’re looking ahead to Friday at 5pm for the Tree Lighting at the Berkley Green in Saranac Lake..  The Tree comes from another park in the village and the lighting on Friday kicks off the season in Downtown…

K&J – Adirondack Health Foundation – Giving Tuesday

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This Monday is Cyber Monday which means consumers may be spending their dollars online. Over the weekend, small businesses promote “Small Business Saturday” and Black Friday is a day for bigger retailers to offer big discounts to attract customers right after Thanksgiving. Many retailers have begun offering holiday sales on Thanksgiving Day and even before…

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Roadwork Almost Completed and the Cycle Starts All Over Again

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The road construction season may, for the most part, be over for DPWs throughout the North Country.. But there’s one thing that holds true just about anywhere you happen to be.. There’s always more work to be done…   Jim Dougan is the Construction Manager at AES Northeast and his engineering firm handles a large number…

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Rabideau Proposes Handicapped Accessibility Grants

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Holiday Shopping for some may not be quite as easy for others.. It’s much harder than you might realize for someone in a wheelchair or a scooter to navigate downtown shopping centers and make their way in and out of stores, Saranac Lake’s Mayor Clyde Rabideau is looking to promote upgrades in the village for…

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Thanksgiving at the Saranac Lake Adult Center

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Thanksgiving dinner at the Adult Center in Saranac Lake is now in it’s fourth year and going strong. Each Year the Free dinner is provided with sponsorship and funding provided by St Joe’s Addiction Treatment and Recovery Center, The Carpenter Foundation, and The Women’s Civic Chamber. The Meal is free and includes delivery to the local area.…

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Plattsburgh’s Mayor, Councilors Disagree Over Community Development Officer

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Earlier this week, councilors in the city of Plattsburgh including Rachelle Armstrong, Mike Kelly, Becky  Kasper and Josh Kretser, issued a joint statement saying they disagree with Mayor Jim Calnon who they say has signaled his intention to appoint Bruce Lawson..  Who is currently acting as interim Community Development Officer, as a full time Community…

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Fate of the Lake Flower Lodge Project May Rest with One Trustee’s Vote

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The Fate of the Lake Flower Lodge Project in Saranac Lake may come down to one trustee’s vote over the next few weeks. At their meeting on Monday evening, Saranac Lake Mayor Clyde Rabideau and Village Trustees heard a report from Trustee Allie Pelletieri who said his concern about developers applying for a PILOT has…

Mayor Declares “Red Storm Football Appreciation Day”

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Saranac Lake’s Mayor Clyde Rabideau has been Mayor for Five Football Seasons and for the fifth time, members of the Saranac Lake Red Storm Football Team receive honors from the Mayor and the Village Board. At the beginning of Monday’s meeting, Mayor Rabideau presented Coach Eric Bennett with a plaque and a resolution commemorating Monday…

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K&J – The NYSSMA Zone 6 Concert at NCCS

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On Saturday we attended the New York State School Music Association Zone 6 Concert..  Zone 6 is essentially made up of high schools in Clinton, Essex and Franklin Counties. Students who excel in music and song have qualified to share music together with their peers as well as with family, friends and their communities..  The event…

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Square Dancing – An annual Winter Tradition at SLCHS

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Every year in at least the more recent past, the Saranac Lake High School brings square dancing to the high school gym. The concept is designed to help keep kids active and having fun and is part of gym class but over the years students have taken to the week-long activity and are allowed to…

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Aerial Ladder Truck Responds to Fire on Riverside Drive

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    The blue neon of the Saranac Lake Volunteer Fire Department’s aerial ladder truck from across Lake Flower in Saranac Lake early Saturday morning. Two firefighters are in the bucket at the top of the ladder and smoke continues to burn as darkness turns to daylight. The aerial truck providing light for the scene…

Kretser Opposes Waterfront Planning

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The City Council has given Plattsburgh Mayor Jim Calnon the authority to move forward with local engineering firm AES Northeast to begin drawing plans for repair of the building at the City Docks..  The City’s Engineer Kevin Farrington says the project is a fairly simple building renovation..”The new design will include plans for one or…

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