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Mayor’s Cup 2014 – Mayor Calnon’s Boat Wins Mayor’s Cup

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The Battle between Plattsburgh’s Mayor Jim Calnon and Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger during berger is heating up on the water today during the Mayor’s Cup.. Each has chosen their respective boat, one from Burlington and one from Plattsburgh.. about halfway through the race, Plattsburgh was ahead by a boat length.. It could be close at…

K&J – The 8th Annual Mayor’s Cup Boat Parade of Lights

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Today on the K&J show we’re going to tell the story of a somewhat unique event called the Mayor’s Cup Boat Parade of Lights which is now in it’s 8th year and the brainchild of the Sunrise Rotary.. This year, The Strand Theater adds Live Music on their Lawn and Plattsbrugh’s Mayor Jim Calnon has…

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37th Mayor’s Cup Festival Gets Underway Tonight

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Mayor’s Cup events kick off this afternoon at 5:30pm on Brinkerhoff Street in Plattsburgh with an outdoor concert on the lawn at the North Country Cultural Center For the Arts.. That’s Followed by The Stowaways on the Waterfront at the City Docks and then by the 8th Annual Boat Parade of Lights at dusk.. Jake…

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K&J – Adirondack Public Observatory

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TUPPER LAKE – July 8th, 2014 – Construction at The Adirondack Public Observatory is complete and the board is inviting the public to a grand opening celebration for its Roll-Off-Roof Observatory this Friday from 4 until 6pm.. The Roll-Off-Roof Observatory on Big Wolf Road in Tupper Lake has been under construction since 2012, but now…

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Canada Oil Train Disaster Sparks Local Protest

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This weekend marked the one year anniversary of the runaway oil train derailment and explosion in the town of Lac Megantic Quebec..  For many who live near train tracks leading from Montreal to Albany, the transportation of crude oil along those rails is an issue that’s become more and more prevalent with every accident, whether…

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K&J – Plattsburgh’s 4th of July Parade

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On the K&J Show today we’re helping to extend the holiday weekend and if you didn’t get enough of the Fourth of July over the weekend.. We decided to spend some time at the City Docks in Plattsburgh as floats in the fourth of July Parade were getting ready to make their way into downtown… Our…

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Happy 4th of July

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Congressman Bill Owens invites residents of the 21st district to enjoy Independence Day Celebrations “This 4th of July is a great chance to spend time with important people in our lives and to reflect on the sacrifices of those first patriots who forged our great nation. Their legacy challenges us not to rest until all…

Chapot Sweeps Wednesday Features at I Love New York Horse Show

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            Lake Placid, New York-July 2, 2014-Laura Chapot of Neshanic Station, NJ, won both the $5,000 Hollow Brook Wealth Management 1.40m Speed Stake and the $1,500 Lake Placid Summit Resort & Suites 1.35m Jumper Class Wednesday at the 2014 I Love New York Horse Show, Presented by Sea Shore Stables.…

Mountaineer Supports Nature Conservancy

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KEENE VALLEY, NEW YORK – The Mountaineer, in partnership with Patagonia, Inc., today made a $1,000 donation to The Nature Conservancy’s Adirondack Chapter to support the nonprofit organization’s work with state and local transportation agencies to upgrade bridges and culverts with structures that simulate natural stream conditions. Replacing substandard culverts with properly sized, fish-friendly structures…

A Vote of Support for First Weekends Committee in Plattsburgh

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The First Weekends Committee gets a vote of support from the city of Plattsburgh and City Hall Place will close this weekend.. Twice.. Once for the Events on the Fourth of July and then again for the First Weekends Celebration on Saturday.. Plattsburgh Mayor Jim Calnon has expressed concern over closure of the road on…

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K&J – SUNY Plattsburgh’s Focus on Student Safety

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It’s the K&J Show on WNBZ.. On Rugar Street, SUNY Plattsburgh, in cooperation with the City Council will be installing two new raised table top cross walks for students.. Representatives from SUNY administration were on hand during the City Council meeting on Wednesday Night and we caught up with one of them… Brian Hartman is…

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S.L. School Board to Appoint Board Member

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The Saranac Lake Central School Board has a new president this morning.. Clyde Baker takes over the reigns following the resignation of Deb Lennon which became effective July 1st… The Board also Chose Miles VanNortwick to be Vice President and two new members are sworn in on Tuesday Evening.. Aurora White and Kelly Morgan-Duprey are…

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K&J – Joint Comprehensive Planning for Lake Placid / North Elba

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The Village of Lake Placid and the Town of North Elba are moving forward on final approval of the North Elba Lake Placid Comprehensive Plan.. At a Joint Meeting recently, the Chairman of the Development Commission Dean Dietrich spoke with both boards about the changes and some of the wording modifications to help define how…

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Plattsburgh High School Graduates

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If you want to become the Valedictorian or the Salutatorian of your high school, there’s one thing that could increase your odds a bit…. If your name is Samantha Martin..  Now our study isn’t terribly scientific except what are the odds that two seniors named Sam Martin would rank at the top of their class..…

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Saranac Lake High School Graduation

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Friday evening marks the Saranac Lake High School Graduation, among others, including Lake Placid and Tupper Lake.. We invite you to Join us for the K&J show on Monday as we speak with family members, students, and administrators. We’ll also listen in on the ceremony. K&J – 063014 – Saranac Lake High School Graduation  

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Plattsburgh is Hedging their Bets – on Sidewalks

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It appears as though Plattsburgh City Councilor Paul O’Connell is stuck between a rock and a hard place.. In this case, it’s more like the Hedge covering the sidewalks in his ward.. Three weeks ago, about 85 letters were sent to homeowners reminding them about a law that requires them to trim their hedges back…

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K&J – Invasive Species Week Follows July 4th Holiday

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Activities Set for NY’s First Statewide Invasive Species Awareness Week, July 6–12 KEENE VALLEY, NY This year marks the first Invasive Species Awareness Week in New York State and the Adirondack region is poised and ready with a lineup of great activities and events to mark the occasion. Some of the greatest harm to our…