Regional Events

CVPH Mayor’s Cup Bike Ride – Sunday July 13th, 2014

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The 2014 CVPH Mayors Cup Bike Ride takes place Sunday, July 13. The start and finish for all three route options, 70+, 50 and 22 miles, are at CVPH Medical Center. Each route has its own start time 8:30 a.m., 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. respectively. This event supports the CVPH Travel Fund. Held by…

Lake Placid Horse Show Underway

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Lake Placid, New York-June 24, 2014-The 45th Annual Lake Placid Horse Show, Presented by Sea Shore Stables, LLC, opened Tuesday at the North Elba Show Grounds with a limited schedule of hunter and jumper classes. The Lake Placid Horse Show, which runs through Sunday, June 29, is followed by the 37th Annual I Love New…

K&J – Mayor’s Cup Tri-Chair Jake DeSnyder & Valcour Sailing Club

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Today we’re talking with Jake DeSnyder who is one of the Tri-Chairs of the Mayors Cup Regatta and Festival in Plattsburgh about the event which has been run in Conjunction with the Mayor’s Office and the Sunrise Rotary.. We spoke with Jake following the announcement of the Stoweaways (performing at the City Docks at 7pm…

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Horse Show Association Chairman Richard M Feldman

Today Marks the first day of The Lake Placid Horse Show and with action getting set to heat up, we took the opportunity to speak with the Chairman of the Lake Placid Horse Show Association, Mr. Richard M Feldman about the event.. AUDIO – 062414 – Horse Show Association Chariman Richard M Feldman Horse Show…

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A Monumental Idea for the Bi-Centennial of Plattsburgh

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One advantage of Public Sessions at City Council Meetings is that from time to time, someone actually brings good ideas to the podium and in this case it’s all about commemorating the Bi-Centennial Celebration of the City of Plattsburgh.. Danielle says she understands that the Battle of Plattsburgh is something that happens on an annual…

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No More Funnel Cakes For Mayor’s Cup

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If you’re a fan of funnel cakes, you may have to find them somewhere besides Trinity Park during The Mayor’s Cup.. that’s because the City just refunded Gramps $35 Vendor Fee because after applying for the permit Gramps decided they didn’t want to sell funnel cakes during Mayors Cup Weekend and backed out of the…

K&J – An Interview with Marty Bowman – Lake Placid Horse Show

The Lake Placid Horse Show Association is now just 5 days away from week number one.. The Lake Placid Horse Show which begins Tuesday June 24th..  and in preparation for the event we’re checking in regularly with Horse Show Expert Marty Bowman join us for the conversation today about the third week, top competitors, the new…

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Mayors Cup Committee Announce Concert Lineup

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Plattsburgh Mayor Calnon says the entertainment for this year’s Mayor’s Cup is going to include some recognizable names, including the Stowaways who’ll be live before the Boat Parade on Thursday July 10th from 7 to 9 before the Boat Parade of Lights.. Mayor Calnon is joined at the City Docks by Jess Dulle, the new Executive Director…

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Saranac Lake Winter Carnival – Summer Gala

The Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Committee would like to remind the community that the RSVP date for its upcoming fundraiser, the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Summer Gala, is approaching on June 24. The Gala will be held at Harrietstown Town Hall at 39 Main Street on Friday, July 11 at 6:30-10:00p.m. Gala attendees will adorn…

K&J – Preparing for the Lake Placid Horse Show

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The Lake Placid Horse Show kicks off June 24th and work is being completed on the new footings being installed in all of the major rings at the North Elba Show Grounds. Today in the K&J Show we’re speaking with Lori Martin who is the Executive Director of the Lake Placid Horse Show Association. The…

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Mayors Cup Committee Honoring “The Spirit of Ianelli”

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The 37th Annual Mayor’s Cup Regatta and Festival Committee is once again going to honor an individual who exemplifies the Spirit of Ianelli… The Award honors the late Mayor John Ianelli, who was not only a former Mayor of the City of Plattsburgh but also a co-founder of the Mayor’s Cup Regatta in 1973. The…

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Battle of Plattsburgh Celebrates Bicentennial

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2014 Marks the Bicentennial Commemoration of the Battle of Plattsburgh.. An event of historic proportions.. In September of 1814, More than 10,000 British Soldiers invaded Northern New York from Canada while their Royal Navy advanced along Lake Champlain.. The goal was to reach New York City and perhaps divide an infant nation in two.. But…

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Plattsburgh’s Mayor’s Cup Adds Movie Night to the Lineup

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There’s a new twist on an old tale of Lake Champlain coming to this year’s 37th Annual Mayors Cup… This year’s festival is July 10th through the 13th.. A festival with a long history of free family fun celebrating the region, the community and Lake Champlain… and in addition to all of the events for…

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Winter Carnival is Groovin’ in the 60s

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The 2015 Winter Carnival Theme is the “Groovy 60’s” The theme was chosen from the top five ideas generated at the Committee’s March meeting which had been gathered from the public: Adirondack Fiesta, Beach Party, Groovy 60’s, Haunted Adirondacks and Prehistoric Park. Colleen O’Neill, is the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Committee Publicity Chair “The Committee also…

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37th Annual Mayors Cup Sails into Spring

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The Sunrise Rotary in Plattsburgh and the City of Plattsburgh are Sailing into the 37th Annual  Mayor’s Cup Festival July 10th through the 13th.. A festival with a long history of free family fun celebrating the region, the community and Lake Champlain… Plattsburgh Mayor Jim Calnon summed up the event at a press conference on…

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Village Board Commends Winter Carnival Committee

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One more commendation for the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Committee and the volunteers who were instrumental in the success of this year’s event…  Saranac Lake Mayor Clyde Rabideau recognized Committee Chair Eric Foster and the rest of the committee in attendance at the village board meeting on Monday Evening..  Mayor Rabideau presented the committee with a…

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Battle of Plattsburgh Musical – Auditions March 10th

An Open theatrical production is coming to Plattsburgh in September as part of the Bicentennial Celebration of the Battle of Plattsburgh… The Musical is written by Doctor Richard Frost and Directed by Bonnie Black.. It’s called the Battle of Plattsburgh Musical and is designed with parts for men, women and teens… Open Auditions for the…

Plattsbrugh City Clerk Retires

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Plattsburgh’s City Clerk Keith Herkalo is retiring after 23 years and receives a standing ovation from the audience at Thursday’s Meeting of the City Council… During the meeting, Plattsburgh Mayor Jim Calnon read a citation from the New York State Assembly and Assemblywoman Janet Duprey.. In addition to the City Clerk’s position, Herkalo’s resume includes…

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Winter Carnival Looks to 2015

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The Ice Palace may be coming down in the next few days and The Winter Carnival may be over but planning is already underway for the 2015 Winter Carnival and one thing that is materializing from the post carnival debriefings is the possibility of adding public transportation to and from the village and key locations…

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Downtown Advisory Board Honors Ice Palace Chair Dean Baker

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The Village of Saranac Lake Downtown Advisory Board has presented a Certificate of Appreciation to the Ice Palace Workers Local 101 – the group of volunteers who contribute time and talents to the building of Saranac Lake’s annual Winter Carnival Ice Palace on the shores of Lake Flower. Each February, the Ice Palace is the…