Regional Events

2nd Annual Quad Rugby Comes to NCCC Gym Today

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The CanAm Rugby Tournament is hosting the 2nd Annual Quad Rugby Tournament for Thursday, July 31st and Friday, August 1st at the 41st Annual CanAm Rugby Tournament in Saranac Lake. Quad rugby, aka Wheelchair Rugby, features paralympic athletes who deliver the intensity, determination, and physical exertion/entertainment rugby is legendary for. It is the very game…

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Investigating the “IRONMAN Experience

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As IRONMAN weekend approaches, we focus today on The Ironman Experience Committee.. under the umbrella of the Lake Placid Business Association, which has been working to enhance the event experience for attendees and locals by raising awareness of the benefits this event brings to the region. “The economic impact of this event does not end…

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K&J – Can Am Rugby & The Mountaineers

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IRONMAN Weekend is kicking into high gear and over 2,500 athletes will take to the course in Lake Placid on Sunday… and then Can Am Rugby takes over as more than 100 teams converge on the Adirondacks… We caught up with two of the teams getting ready for the event.. The Men’s and Women’s Mountaineers.. Practicing…

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CVPH Foundation – Mayor’s Cup Bike Ride Raises $2,500

The Foundation of CVPH Medical Center’s Mayor’s Cup Bike Ride held Sunday, July 13, raised $2,500 for the CVPH Travel Fund. The fund assists income eligible North Country residents who need to travel outside the area for care not provided at CVPH Medical Center. We’ve Posted more on our website at WNBZ.com Thank you to…

K&J – IRONMAN Weekend Approaches

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Every year, IRONMAN volunteer captains gather at the annual Captain’s Dinner. In 2013, they gathered in the Armstrong Room at High Peaks Resort in Lake Placid. We caught up with many of them and asked about their units.. and we hear some great stories about past IRONMAN events. We’ll also speak with Race Director Greg…

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Ianelli Award Recipient Discusses Battle of Plattsburgh

With Mayor’s Cup now behind us the recipient of the Ianelli Award Kit Booth begins final preparations for the Bi-Centennial Commemoration of the Battle of Plattsburgh which gets underway August 30th with more than two weeks of events leading up to live re-enactments on September 13th and 14th.. Kit and Sally Booth were the recipients of…

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Laura Chapot wins the $100,000 Woodlea Farms Adirondack Grand Prix

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Lake Placid, New York-July 12, 2014-Laura Chapot of Neshanic Station, NJ, and Quointreau Un Prince won the $100,000 Woodlea Farms Adirondack Grand Prix Saturday to culminate the inaugural Adirondack Horse Show, Presented by Sea Shore Stables. Chapot was one of four entries from the starting field of 19 to reach the jump-off by riding without…

K&J – The 37th Annual Mayor’s Cup Regatta & Festival

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A busy weekend for Plattsburgh Mayor Jim Calnon, back and forth between the Mayor’s Cup Regatta and the festival downtown.. and inside Today’s K&J show, we’ll talk about the event and we’ll find out whether or not he’s going to have to travel to Burlington for their Mid Winter Dip in Lake Champlain if the…

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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…

Strand adds to Mayors Cup Weekend

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Plattsburgh’s Mayor’s Cup is once again becoming a multi faceted event, Today for example, The Schedule includes Mayor’s Cup Kayak Day at the City Docks, live music through the day at the McDonough Monument.. which is open by the way, for self guided tours and the Strand Theater has become an active participant in the…

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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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Chapot Sweeps Wednesday Features at Lake Placid’s New Adirondack Horse Show

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            Lake Placid, New York-July 9, 2014-Laura Chapot of Neshanic Station, NJ, won both the $1,500 Beacon Hill Horse Transportation 1.35m Jumper Class and the 1.30m Speed Class Wednesday at the inaugural Adirondack Horse Show, Presented by Sea Shore Stables. Chapot started the day off with a win on Out…

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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Mayors Cup Begins Thursday

With the End of the Fourth of July Holiday and the Independence Day Celebrations, we look ahead to Mayors Cup in Plattsburgh.. The Regatta and Festival is now in it’s 37th year… and in many years, the Fourth and Mayor’s Cup come in back to back weekends.. We caught up with Plattsburgh Mayor Jim Calnon…

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The Bookstore Plus Wins 2014 Horse Shows Window Decorating Contest

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Lake Placid, New York-July 06, 2014 - For the third consecutive year, The Bookstore Plus has been selected as the winner of the Lake Placid York Horse Shows’ Window Decorating Contest.  This marked the 27th year that the horse shows have hosted the contest, inviting Lake Placid village businesses to get creative with their storefront window…

Todd Minikus Wins $75,000 I Love NY Grand Prix

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            Lake Placid, New York-July 6, 2014-Todd Minikus of Wellington, FL, rode Babalou 41 to victory in the $75,000 I Love New York Grand Prix Sunday to culminate the 2014 I Love New York Horse Show, Presented by Sea Shore Stables.             Minikus earned the win as the only one…

K&J – The Lake Placid Horse Shows

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On the K&J Show today we’re at the Horse Show Grounds in Lake Placid for a peek at the upcoming Grand Prix weekend… Week number two brings many different levels of competition through the week and one rider whose got her eye on the big prize..  Laura Chapot has been very successful in the I…

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