Politics

WNBZ Projects Incumbent Janet Duprey Winner in 115th Assembly District

With 47 of 53 precincts reporting, Republican Assemblywoman Janet Duprey is the projected winner. The numbers are still coming in at 10:40pm this evening, but in Harrietstown, Duprey wins with  994 votes, Tim Carpenter, the Democratic Challenger receives 567 and Conservative Candidate Karen Bisso 287 votes. Overall with all but 11% of the votes reported…

Bevilacqua Wins Supervisor Race in Harrietstown –

Bob Bevilacqua will serve the final year of the Supervisor’s Term in the Town of Harrietstown in an election that has seen a large turnout in all of our local districts and across the State and Country. The Vote Count, 1,105 for Bevilacqua and 819 for Tom Catillaz. In Tupper Lake, Village Trustee Tom Snyder…

K&J Interviews North Elba Supervisor Robi Politi

Robi Politi is the Supervisor in the Town of North Elba. On Election Day, he's in charge of making sure polling places are up to speed. With the exception of the heat in the North Elba Town House in Saranac Lake, the Voting is going smoothly. Politi honors a fallen local hero Army Reserve Staff Sgt.…

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WNBZ Announces Special Wall to Wall Election Coverage Starts 7pm Tuesday Evening

WNBZ News will cover the election results live with Wall to Wall Coverage from 7:00PM Tuesday through 1:00AM Wednesday. CBS News National Correspondent Dan Raviv anchors our Election Night Coverage.  He is joined by Correspondents Peter Maer, Pam Coulter, Steve Futterman, Peter King, Barry Bagnato, Jim Krasula, Lee Frank and many others.  If there is…

K&J Interviews Village of Tupper Lake Trustee Tom Snyder

The Village of Tupper Lake has three candidates running for two seats. The incumbent is Republican Tom Snyder. He shares the ballot with Democrat Ron Lascala and Republican David Maroun. << Click Here for Audio – K&J – 110512 – Tom Snyder – VTLB Trustee Candidate >> We’ve interviewed both Ron Lascala and Dave Maroun…

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WNBZ interviews Congressman Bill Owens

In the 21st Congressional District, Democrat Incumbent Bill Owens faces Republican challenger Matt Doheney. He spent some time with us at the end of the congressional session and we had an opportunity to ask him about his views on a variety of issues.  One of those questions, his view on Obama’s Health Care Package and…

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Election Day is Near

Election Day in our region, and everywhere in the country for that matter, is tomorrow and voting begins bright and early at 6am and then remains open until 9pm pursuant to federal laws regarding the general Election.. The Presidential Race is nearly a dead heat in many swing states and the latest popular poll shows…

K&J Interviews Matt Doheney

Matt Doheney is competing for the Northern New York Seat in Congress and on Haloween he spent the day heading from town hall to town hall in Franklin County. We asked him to speak with us during his visit to the Town of Franklin Town Offices.  Our first question – on his view of the…

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Reporters “Supervise” the Debate

The two candidates hoping to become the Supervisor in the Town of Harrietstown are again planning to sit down together for an informal debate today. The First Debate cancelled following the suspension of the Catillaz Campaign and the Second Debate Marred by fears of Hurricane SANDY. And while a third attempt at a public debate…

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Those “Fracking” Storms and their affect on Drilling for Gas

NEW YORK (November 1st, 2012) – Critics of fracking for natural gas say future “superstorms” like Sandy could wreak havoc at drilling sites if New York approves the controversial procedure. Many climate experts say the forecast is for more frequent and more severe weather events like the one that hammered the eastern U.S. recently. At…

K&J Interviews 115th Assembly Candidate Tim Carpenter

Timothy Carpenter is a Democratic  Plattsburgh City Councilman and is one of three candidates vying for the Assembly seat in the newly re-drawn  115th district which covers Clinton and Franklin Counties and 4 towns in St Lawrence County. He is competing for the seat with Incumbent Republican Assemblywoman Janet Duprey who is seeking a 4th…

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AMA Civic Testimonial Postponed Due to Storm

Bus transportation gets back in motion today but the power is still out in many parts of New York City and the subway remains flooded, MTA officials are continuing to pump out the tubes under the river so that they can better asses the damage to the tunnels and New York City airports, which represent…

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K&J Interviews Assemblywoman Janet Duprey

Incumbent Republican Assemblywoman Janet Duprey is seeking a 4th term in the New York State Assembly. She faces a challenge from 2 opponents in November in the newly redrawn 115th Assembly District which includes Clinton and Franklin Counties plus 4 towns in St. Lawrence County. K&J – 103012 – Assemblywoman Janet Duprey One Opponent, Conservative Party…

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NY Tax Revenue Down / SUNY Research Foundation Employee Fired for Abuse

DiNapoli: State Tax Revenue Short of Targets Tax revenue through the first six months of the state’s fiscal year was 0.2 percent lower than last year and $213 million short of projections, according to a mid-year state revenue analysis released today by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. Collections would have to grow 6.4 percent for the remainder…

AMA Honor Event now at Left Bank Cafe

Village Changes Venue for Civic Testimonial Event Coordinator Katy Van Anden announced today that the venue for the first-ever village Civic Testimonial, honoring the American Management Association (AMA) on the evening of November 1st, is changed to at The Left Bank Café on Broadway.  “Logistically, the Left Bank Café makes the most sense for us right now,”…

K&J – Interview with Dave Maroun

You may know the Maroun family from their public service in the region and Dave Maroun of Tupper Lake is the most recent member of the family showing interest in politics. K&J – 102612 – VTLB Candidate Dave Maroun During our conversation, Dave tells WNBZ he believes the community is in favor of supporting a…

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K&J – Interview with Karen Bisso – 115th District Assembly Candidate

Karen has lived in Plattsburgh for 30 years.  Prior to her 26-year teaching career, she worked for a Fortune 500 company in sales and marketing. Over the last 10 years, she has become a successful small businesswoman in the field of real estate. She has also been involved in numerous civic organizations. Her background in both the public and private…

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Bevilacqua looks to re-schedule Supervisor debate

The Bevilacqua Campaign for Supervisor in the Town of Harrietstown welcomes the opportunity to continue the campaign on a more open level.. That from Harrietstown Councilman Bob Bevilacqua following an announcement by the Catillaz campaign that Tom has “Rejoined the Campaign.”  An October 9th email from Catillaz supporters announced the suspension of the candidate’s campaign ,…

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K&J – Interviews Tupper Lake Village Board Candidate Ron Lascala

At 37 years old, Ron LaScala says it’s time for some younger blood on the Tupper Lake Village Board. LaScala lives in Tupper Lake with his wife Amanda and says he is concerned for the kids in the region..  We spoke with him Sunday Morning – The interview airs live on WNBZ at 6:35am and…

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