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Saranac Lake Switches to Emergency 911 Dispatch

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On Thursday this week, Emergency Services within the Saranac Lake Fire and Rescue District will be finalizing a change in their operational structure which will re-direct all emergency calls to Franklin County 911…  We spoke with  Saranac Lake Police Chief Bruce Nason about the changeover. he says currently when someone dials 911 for a law…

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Elderly Woman Dies in DeChantal Fire

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An elderly woman died in a fire in her apartment at the DeChantal Apartments high-rise Sunday morning. Saranac Lake Fire Chief Brendan Keough said firefighters responded to an alarm activation at 8 a.m. at the 10-story Church Street building, which provides independent living for seniors. “Firefighters got on the affected floor and reported that they had smoke…

K&J – Haunting the High School

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On Friday, October 25th (Tomorrow) from 6:30pm until 9pm door number 17 at the Saranac Lake High School becomes the entrance to what many in the area will say is the scariest haloween haunting experience of the season. The Saranac Lake High School Art Club will present “Haunted School” transforming the halls and classrooms into…

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A New Class for New Visions at AMC

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A year of academics and clinical rotations under the guidance of Adirondack Health professionals has begun for 12 regional high school seniors participating in the New Vision program.  Now in its eleventh year, New Vision is a program of BOCES of Franklin, Essex and Hamilton counties that offers select seniors a rigorous academic year with…

Saranac Lake Emergency Services Notice..

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A reminder from Emergency Services in Saranac Lake.. If you have an alarm system with an automatic dialer to your alarm company, Village Manager John Sweeney says it’s important to communicate with your alarm company and change the emergency number they have on file to the New Franklin County Emergency services number… That new number…

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Road Closure: Main Street from Church to Pine

The Saranac Lake Department of Public Works will be working on Main Street This week weather permitting… The work focuses on the North East end of the street from Church Street to Pine Street… Saranac Lake DPW Superintendent Jeff Dora says their goal is to replace a water main. “To Replace a 4 inch main…

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Curling Returns to Saranac Lake

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After 70 years, the sport of Curling returned to the Saranac Lake Civic Center on Sunday afternoon as members of the Curling Club of Lake Placid joined with others including Saranac Lake Mayor Clyde Rabideau and Village Trustee Tom Catillaz in the first of two “Learn to Curl” sessions aimed at introducing new members to…

Some New Color for Saranac Lake’s Winter Carnival

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Members of the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Committee Tuesday, Oct. 15 unveiled a new logo during their monthly meeting at the Saranac Lake High School. The logo – now in color – was designed by Saranac Lake artist-designer Kathy Ford and will be used as a keystone in the design for the new Winter Carnival website,…

K&J – Learning to Curl in Saranac Lake

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Join us for the K&J show Friday Morning as we tour the newly designed “Sheets” of ice laid out end to end in the Saranac Lake Civic Center. Amber McKiernan is the Curling Club’s President. She Announced the return of the club to the Saranac Lake Civic Center after a 70 year hiatus.. This weekend, the…

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K&J – Revisits the New Pontiac Bay Hotel Project Announcement

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An Announcement Wednesday morning at the Village Offices in Saranac Lake brings to light a project for the community that could potentially change the economic outlook, but also become a landmark in the community. (Original Air Date: July 25th, 2013) K&J – 072513 – Hotel Project in Saranac Lake – Press Conference with Chris LaBarge…

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New Arhitectural Drawings for the Lake Flower Inn Project

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The Saranac Lake Planning Board Gets Their first look at an updated plan for the Lake Flower Inn on Wednesday evening… The Project’s Coordinator Chris Lebarge says they’ve taken a close look at some of the different historic hotels in the region and tried to pick out important design cues in the architecture.. Terence Fogarty owns…

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The Growth of Craft Brewing Comes to Saranac Lake

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Craft Brewing in the North Country, as well across New York ranac Lake into a Brew Pub and Restaurant…  Mark Gillis is Owner of Blue Line Brewery in Saranac Lake.. The plans for expansion of the current brewery include the addition of a commercial kitchen and a dining deck plus a dining area on the first…

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Regional Tourism Council Shows Growth for Saranac Lake Website

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The Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism says businesses play a large part in the impact of social marketing and tourism in our region..   Saranac Lake Village Trustee Paul Van Cott says the relationship with ROOST is a powerful part of the village’s efforts to strengthen tourism.. The Presentation is followed today at 10am in the Cantwell…

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Payeville Road – NOTICE

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The Saranac Lake Department of Public Works will be shutting the water off on all of Payeville Road from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM on Thursday October 17th in order to make water main and hydrant repairs.  Saranac Lake DPW Superintendent Jeff Dora tells WNBZ The Village of Saranac lake also plans to shut down…

ROOST presents The State of Regional Tourism – Tonight

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Representatives from the Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism (ROOST) will conduct a presentation at the Harrietstown Hall in SaranacLake at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 16. The presentation is a cooperative effort of the Village of Saranac Lake, the Town of Harrietstown and the Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce.  Chamber Executive Director Katy VanAnden…

S.L. Visits College Downtown Initiative in Boston

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Community Development in The Village of Saranac Lake is in high gear even while down a code enforcement officer but that’s not stopping Development Director Jeremy Evans from pushing forward to find ways for the community to grow and one way is traveling to Boston to find out first hand about Colleges Downtown Initiatives and…

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Adirondack Council “State of the Park” to be Released Wednesday

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The Adirondack Council says it will release its 2013 State of the Park Report this Wednesday.  State of the Park is a 20-page, illustrated review of more than 100 actions taken by local, state and federal government officials, briefly explaining what they did to help or hurt the ecology and economy of the Adirondack Park over…

Turnover on the Saranac Lake Adult Center Board

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The Votes are in and although somewhat hectic in the beginning, Members of the Saranac Lake Adult Center have chosen six out of the fourteen candidates for a three year term on the Center’s Board of Directors.. AUDIO – 101113 – Adult Center Board of Directors – Voting Five Board Members will remain including President…

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Harrietstown Gets Sandbagged by FEMA

It seems FEMA isn’t interested in protecting the integrity of the Harrietstown Town Hall, or at least they weren’t interested at the most recent meeting of stakeholders to discuss plans to repair the retaining wall which keep the Saranac River from encroaching on the property..Councilman Ron Keough told the board that FEMA is now expressing unwarranted concerns about how a new wall could change the downstream …..

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Govt Shutdown Impacts Adirondack Regional Airport

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The Government Shutdown is affecting more than just Washington… At the Adirondack Regional Airport, work has stopped abruptly on the repair and replacement of the VOR flight navigation system used by both Commercial Aircraft and General Aviation Flights in and out of Lake Clear.. The Unit is located in a building near the main runway…

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