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A Changing Focus for AMC and Rural Health Care

Saranac Lake Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Katy VanAnden.

An Official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony gives Adirondack Health a chance to highlight new opportunities for patients

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To Beer or Not to Beer / A Sixer Pale Ale

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Village Trustee Allie Pellitiere is upset with a letter to the Editor in the Adirondack Daily

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K&J – Lake Placid School Board .. Heads Back to School

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Back to school season is in full swing and that holds true for administrators and teachers.. In New York State.. The State Education Board will begin year number two with a focus on the common core standards… New York was among a handful of states which implemented the common core testing

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K&J – Waste-water Treatment in Saranac Lake

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Kevin Pratt is Superintendent of Saranac Lake’s waste-water treatment plant and the water supply in Saranac Lake.. Now that the project has been completed, Saranac Lake has become a model for other municipalities who are currently undergoing similar projects to upgrade their primary water supply to residents. In 2012 we took a tour of the…

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K&J – Adirondack Plein Air Festival

Plein Air Show

Today on the K&J Show we invite you to join us as we spend time with Plein Air artists at the Harrietstown Town Hall on Sunday. We’re talking about the growth of the event to over 70 artists, Paul Smith’s VIC and different styles of painting.. K&J – 081913 – Adirondack Plein Air Festival

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Pelletiere Focused on Train Depot

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Saranac Lake Village Trustee Allie Pellitiere says it’s time to seriously consider letting go of the Train Depot and Station.. He’s asked the Village Treasurer Paul Ellis for a financial statement to bring to light the figures on what it costs them to maintain building.. AUDIO – 081613 – Allie Pelletiere on the Train Depot…

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Donnelly’s Ice Cream Celebrates 60th..

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A cornerstone in the Town of Harrietstown celebrates it’s 60th birthday this week.. and it’s been a family affair for Donnelly’s Ice Cream.. Most of the Donnelly Family was on hand in fact for their 60th Birthday Celebration and Ribbon Cutting.. AUDIO – 081613 – Donnelly’s Turns 60 4 generations of Donnelly’s and 60 years…

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K&J – Northern Lights Choir Returns – Sunday at the LPCA

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In May, a New Choir premiered “Voices of Timbuctoo” at St Bernards in SaranacLake and Choir Director, Helen Demong has been asked to bring back the performance for an encore presentation at the LPCA..  In the 1800s Gerret Smith gave away 120,000 acres in the Adirondacks to free 3,000 black men, to fulfill the landowners…

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K&J – Bonus Rewind – Universal Pre-K / An Interview with Doug’s Place Director Rhonda Preston

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A family’s complaint in July leads to the removal of a local pre-school director from the role of child care in August.. We spoke in a recent K&J show (May 21st, 2013) with Doug’s Place Director Rhonda Preston. During the Morning News, we aired excerpts of that program.

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Town of Franklin Monthly Meeting..

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The Town of Franklin welcomes Barb Rice who is a candidate for Franklin County Legislator and the Little Library gets a new beginning.. join us Thursday Morning for more inside The Morning News..

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

Peggy Mousaw - At North Elba Board Meeting

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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“Third Thursday Art Walks” Continue

Thursday Art Walk

The 15th annual Saranac Lake’s Third Thursday Art Walks continue on the evening of Aug. 15th, on the heels of the Plein Air Festival’s “Paint the Town” event that day. The village, parks, downtown businesses, nonprofits and galleries will host the talents of regional and local artists and musicians of

Pavement Comes Up on Olive Street Hill

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Milling on Olive Street Tuesday Afternoon… The roads will all have work done on Manholes and Drain caps in preparation for a fresh coat of pavement.. We’ll speak with Saranac Lake DPW Superintendent Jeff Dora Wednesday in the Morning News for an update on the Progress..

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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“Saranac Lake 6er” Program Seeks Brewery Partnership

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At Monday’s meeting, the board authorized Community Development Director Jeremy Evans to request proposals from breweries

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Runners “Storm the Course”

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The first of what may become an annual start to the cross country season in Saranac Lake.. Storm the Course – a 10k run and a 2.9 mile short course on the high school cross country course Saturday morning..

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