Regional Events

K&J – 41st Annual Tupper Art Show

K&J – 071913 – Goff Nelson Library – 41st Annual Art Show The 41st Annual Tupper Lake Art Show kicks off at the Goff Nelson Library with an opening reception on Thursday (7/18/13)

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Bookstore Plus wins Horse Shows Window Contest

For the second consecutive year, The Bookstore Plus has been selected as the winner of the Lake Placid and I Love New York Horse Shows’ Window Decorating Contest, and Kevin Babington wins the $100,000 Woodlea Farms Grand Prix. AUDIO – 070813 – Lake Placid Horse Show Wrap This marked the 26th year that the horse…

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Secret Tastes of The Lake Placid Horse Shows

AUDIO – 070413 – Lake Placid Horse Shows – Food

Join us as we get the inside scoop on where to going on the Horse Show Grounds for the best food.. We get the answers directly from the horses mouth.

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O’Shea Wins Grand Prix at Lake Placid Horse Shows -

Paul OShea

Paul O’Shea Wins $75,000 Equine Insurance Services/Great American Grand Prix to Culminate 2013 Lake Placid Horse Show AUDIO – 070113 – Horse Show Grand Prix Winners Paul O’Shea of Ireland rode Primo De Revel to victory in the $75,000 Equine Insurance Services/Great American Grand Prix of Lake Placid to culminate the 44th annual Lake Placid Horse…

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A $4.7 Million Economic Impact from Lake Placid Horse Shows

AUDIO – 062813 – Horse Show Economic Impact 4 point 7 million – Jim McKenna

We have the latest financial estimates on the impact of the Horse Shows in our region from ROOST President Jim McKenna.

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K&J – Interviews Marty Bowman on The Lake Placid Horse Show

K&J – 062613 – Marty Bowman on the Lake Placid Horse Shows

The 44th Anniversary of the Lake Placid Horse Shows presented by Sea Shore Stables is underway. We spoke with Communications Director Marty Bowman on Tuesday afternoon about the event.

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K&J – Lake Placid Horse Shows

K&J – 061813 – Lake Placid Horse Shows – Lori Martin

The Lake Placid Horse Show is June 25th through the 30th and the I Love New York Horse Show runs July 2nd through the 7th. We spent some time with Lori Martin..  She’s the executive director of the Lake Placid Horse show Association.

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Committee Auctions Complete Winter Carnival Button Collection

WINTER CARNIVAL COMMITTEE SELLING FULL SET OF TRUDEAU BUTTONS ON EBAY – AUCTION ENDS FEB. 11 SARANAC LAKE – The Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Committee Monday, Feb. 4 listed a full set of Garry Trudeau-designed Winter Carnival buttons on the eBay auction website to raise money for the annual event. The highly collectible set includes…

Exploring the Business of Winter Carnival

There’s something about the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival that brings out the best in people, and this year, many in the community tell us there’s a sense the first weekend of Winter Carnival has been well attended.. In this extended look at the Business of Winter Carnival, we’ll speak with visitors, volunteers and business owners.…

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K&J Interviews Mary Brown – Winter Carnival Rotary Show

K&J – 020513 – Mary Brown – Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Rotary Show We speak with Mary about the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Rotary Show,  plus we look back at a few other Rotary Shows..

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Saranac Lake’s Winter Carnival Coronation / Weekend #1

The Winter Carnival celebration begins with the coronation of the King and Queen of the Winter Carnival: Local citizens who have been chosen for their substantial contributions to the well-being of the Saranac Lake community through their volunteer work. Joining the King and Queen are a Prince and Princess (elected at the two local colleges)…

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The Mayor’s Snowball Toss – A Tradition in it’s First Year

On Sunday at 1pm, Saranac Lake’s Winter Carnival Inagurates a new event on Sunday Afternoon… The Mayor’s Snowball Toss…    Kayla and her Partner in the Snowball Toss Austin Eckert took the Young Adult Division..  In the Open Division – Lisa Yankitis and Jay Annis came in Second spot and Craig and Kathy Norris win…

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Winter Carnival Headquarters open

 The Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Headquarters opened for the season on Sunday, Jan. 27 and will remain open until the last day of Carnival, Sunday, Feb. 10. Located at 141 River St., the Headquarters offers information about the various events of the 10-day festival, which runs from Feb. 1 to 10. The Carnival kicks off…

Winter Carnival Rotary Show Planned

The Saranac Lake Rotary Club will present its annual Winter Carnival Rotary Show at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8 at the Harrietstown Town Hall, celebrating this year’s theme of “Under the Sea.”  Steve Borst and Sue Grimm Hanley will provide pre-show entertainment. The Saranac Lake High School Vocal Ensembles will perform under the direction of…

Winter Carnval Icicle Contest Sunday

Rumors of the great Tupperware harvest in Tupper Lake have been greatly exaggerated, but the great icicle harvest in Saranac Lake is no myth.  Jackie Foster coordinates the Annual Spike of the Ice Icicle Contest for the Winter Carnival Committee and she’ll be at the Ice Palace on Sunday to help find the longest Naturally…

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Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Ice Palace Turns Green

The South Wall of the IcePalace in SaranacLake has turned green…  Or at least some of the tarps are green..  A one day thaw has prompted officials in charge of the Ice Palace Construction to cover the throne room and the rear wall of the building in an attempt to protect it from the elements,…

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Chris Covert Named Grand Marshal

The Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Committee has chosen local real estate professional Chris Covert as its 2013 grand marshal for the Feb. 9 Gala Parade. “We chose Chris because of his endless supply of energy for community projects and events and for his longtime support of the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival,” said Winter Carnival Committee…

Saranac Lake Winter Carnival – A Preview of Friday’s Coronation

The Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Court will be on hand for the Coronation of Royalty this Friday sponsored every year by the Women’s Civic Chamber.. We caught up with Katie VanAnden and Sarah Posidich who’ve been working with the court on their routines since November..  Sarah was on the Court in 2004, Katie in 2002…

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Saranac Lake Winter Carnival – Ice Palace Construction Underway

The Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Ice Palace is starting to take shape, mostly thanks to the help of volunteers moving more than 450 Ice Blocks a day out of Pontiac Bay…  The Ice has been cut into blocks using a special saw and finished off by hand.. Liz is standing on the ice just under…

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