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K&J – Lake Flower Lodge Developer Chris LeBarge

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Another Public Hearing is now just ten days away for the public to air their feelings about a proposed 93 room Destination Resort Hotel known as the Lake Flower Lodge… Chris Lebarge is one of the developers of the project and joins us today in the K&J Show here on WNBZ.. On Monday, The Village Board…

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Plattsburgh’s City Council says “Think Summer”

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Since it’s going to be so cold this weekend, we thought it might be appropriate to think about summer for a moment..  Especially since Plattsburgh’s City Council Thursday evening agreed that the Parade on the Fourth of July might be well served to stay with the new route they designed last year to accommodate the…

Governor Cuomo Visits Plattsburgh with Opportunity Agenda

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Governor Andrew Cuomo was in Plattsburgh Thursday morning to highlight portions of his Opportunity Agenda for New York State. Among his Opportunity Agenda proposals, Governor Cuomo focuses on the following initiatives affecting the North Country: Provide the North Country with high-speed broadband access by the end of 2018: Governor Cuomo has set an ambitious goal to ensure…

K&J – Winter Carnival Rotary Show

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The Director of this year’s Winter Carnival Rotary Variety Show Dancers may be a little under the weather come Tomorrow Night…  But the show must go on, so to speak. And it will. In fact tickets are still on sale and available at Post Office Pharmacy and Ampersound just to name a few of the…

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An Intriguing Policy Change for City Council Meetings

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If you’ve ever been to a municipal meeting, then you know there are usually opportunities during public meetings for audience members to stand and make any comments they like, usually for a limited amount of time.. The goal, if you ask most community leaders is to be sure that the process is open and that…

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The Need for Recreation in Plattsburgh is Overflowing

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A new report says residents in the City of Plattsburgh are always looking for more recreational activities… In fact.. the city commissioned the report and they’ve been looking carefully at recreational opportunities for their residents..  Plattsburgh’s Mayor Jim Calnon says it’s something they’ve been paying a lot of attention to in fact both for the…

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K&J – Winter Carnival’s Grand Marshall Jack LaDuke

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We spoke with the King and the Queen at the Grand Marshall’s reception on Tuesday evening…   The Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Grand Marshall Jack LaDuke was also at the Red Fox for the reception followed by the Royalty Dinner. Both are a tradition of Winter Carnival where all of the Winter Carnival Royalty and…

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Winter Carnival Grand Marshall Jack LaDuke

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We spoke with the King and the Queen at the Grand Marshall’s reception on Tuesday evening…   and Jack LaDuke… The Grand Marshall himself was there as well.. He’s a journalist and a photographer.. Well known just about everywhere in the North Country… Click here for Audio of the K&J Show plus More Jack was born…

Public Hearing Set for Lake Flower Lodge

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The Village of Saranac Lake is holding a second public hearing to discuss adjustments to the Zoning Laws which would allow the Lake Flower Lodge Project to move forward…  The developers, given the go ahead by the village would begin working with the Planning Board and other permitting agencies in hopes of receiving a final…

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Town of Plattsburgh Hears Presentation on Medical Marijuana for the North Country

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There are most likely going to be more than 100 applicants vying for just 5 certifications to grow medical marijuana in the state of New York… That’s according to a presentation from one group that hopes to become the North Country’s Seed to Sale Operator.. Douglas Butdorf is President of North Country Roots, he has…

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Schuyler Falls Fire – Not Suspicious

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On February 7th at 2:46pm the Plattsbugh Fire department was dispatched to a report of a structure fire at 34 Laura Dee Drive in the Town of Schuyler Falls. Firefighters arrived to find a two story home at that address well involved. No one was home at the time of the fire. The home is…

The Ladies Fry Pan Toss

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If there’s one event that has made headlines ever since it became a part of the first weekend of the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival.. It’s the Ladies Fry Pan Toss.. and over the years, there have been several different styles of throw and many different winners in each of the classes.. This year is no…

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Winter Carnival Coronation Exceeds Expectations

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The Saranac Lake Winter Carnival is now underway and so far the theme of the Groovy 60s hasn’t disappointed. Coronation began with a beautiful rendition of the Star Spangled Banner by Olivia Hunt and the invocation by the reverend Joann White. Saranac Lake Mayor Clyde Rabideau proclaimed that Winter Carnival should begin and Sara the…

The 2015 Winter Carnival King and Queen

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The 2015 Winter Carnival Queen, Linda Jackson was born and raised in New Jersey. She attended Morris Hills High School in Rockaway, NJ. She Graduated from Radford University in Virginia with a degree in Primary and Elementary Education. She arrived in Saranac Lake in 1972 and has been volunteering ever since. She is a past…

K&J – Plattsburgh Council Votes to Invite Medical Marijuana Growers to the City

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Plattsburgh is one of the first municipalities in the State of New York to actively invite Growers of Medical Marijuana to their community… In their initial approval of growers, New York State is planning to limit the number of certifications.. The City Council on Thursday evening voted unanimously for a resolution put forward by Councilor…

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From Winter Carnival Coronation Friday Night to Snowballs on Sunday..

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The Coronation of Carnival Royalty Marks the official start of the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival.. Doors will open at 6:45 and the coronation itself begins at 7:30pm..  We’ll be there keeping an eye on the proceedings and will be sure to tweet the announcement of this year’s King and Queen..  You can find us on…

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Meyers Taylor and Williams lead Team USA’s 1-3-4 finishes with victory

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Team USA finished 1-3-4 in the women’s bobsled World Cup in Igls, Austria this morning, led by Elana Meyers Taylor (Douglasville, Ga.) and Lauryn Williams (Miami, Fla.) in gold medal position. Jamie Greubel Poser (Newtown, Pa.) and Cherrelle Garrett (Hayward, Calif.) rallied back in the second run to claim bronze, while Jazmine Fenlator (Wayne, N.J.)…

ESWG Torch Run Moves into Lake Placid / Opening Ceremonies

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Three days of torch running, starting Tuesday this week are serving as an appropriate opening for the annual Empire State Winter Games (ESWG). The event is set for Feb. 5-8 at venues in Lake Placid, Wilmington, Saranac Lake and Paul Smiths.  The torch run has been sponsored for the past five years by Stewart’s Shops. Runners and…

K&J – Previewing Winter Carnival Coronation

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The Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Kicks off on Friday with the Coronation of Winter Carnival Royalty and it’s presented every year by the Women’s Civic Chamber. The dress rehearsal was held Wednesday night at the Harrietstown Town Hall, which is where we found the Saranac Lake WInter Carnival Court and their advisers. They were putting…

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The 2015 Essex County High School Festival Concert

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Every once and a while we take the opportunity to look at how music and art influence our lives.. And for more than 250 high school students Tuesday, an opportunity to share with their peers and experience an opportunity to perform with more than just their classmates…  The Essex County All State Concert is hosted…

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