Advertising / Marketing

Adirondack Coast Chair

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The Adirondack Coast Visitors Bureau announces its latest promotional effort, the #AdirondackCoastChair. The chair, decorated with an Adirondack Coast theme, was painted by SUNY Plattsburgh student Kayla Kempf and features a basket of fun Adirondack Coast props. The #AdirondackCoastChair will be traveling throughout the area to various attractions and events from May to October. The…

K&J – The 20th Annual Adirondack Humane Society Pet Walk

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This weekend, the Adirondack Humane Society hosts their 20th annual Pet Walk this Sunday at the Melissa Penfield Park on Boynton Avenue in Plattsburgh.. The Pet Walks runs from Noon through 3 pm and is one of the shelter’s largest fundraisers of the year… In honor of the Pet Walk’s 20th anniversary, we took the…

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PBS’s Recore Retiring

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Alice Recore, President and Chief Executive Officer at Mountain Lake PBS for the last 11 years, has decided to retire by the end of 2014. Ms. Recore has agreed to assist in the search for a successor, and ensure a seamless transition to new leadership. “It has been an honor and privilege to lead this…

Supreme Court Hears Arguments; Aereo vs Broadcast TV

Back in 1982, Motion Picture Association of America President Jack Valenti employed some dramatic rhetoric to convince Congress that home VCR recordings ran afoul of the 1976 Copyright Act and posed a dire threat to his industry: “I say to you that the VCR is to the American film producer and the American public as…

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Cuomo Highlights Snowmobiling in Franklin County

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Snowmobiling in the North Country is on the Map this week following Governor Cuomo’s Visit to the region..  Our look at the activity begins with Jim McCulley who is one of the snowmobilers on hand for Governor Cuomo’s Arrival.. Governor Cuomo Arrived at the Adirondack Peak Experience and spoke with the media before he left for…

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The Adirondack Winter Challenge – A Focus on the North Country

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Governor Cuomo is Touring the North Country on a snowmobile on Sunday..  and for the second time this year he’s working to highlight the region as a destination for tourism and winter activity..  Today in the K&J show, we’re going to look into the value of a visit by the Governor to the Adirondacks and…

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K&J – Tupper Lake Chamber President Adam Budreau

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The Tupper Lake Chamber of Commerce has been through a changing of the guard in the last 8 months and their work is focused on re-defining Destination Marketing and Tourism for the region and strengthening their mission of advocacy and support of local business…  Today on the K&J show we’ll speak with the Chamber’s new…

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Where do Your Customers Live?

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Think about this for a moment; how many consumers are going to travel from Vermont over Lake Champlain to shop in New York? When it comes right down to it, most will agree that the number is a small one but the same can not be said for shoppers in New York choosing Plattsburgh as…

Tupper Lake Chamber President Eyes Town Hall

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Tupper Lake’s Chamber may have a new location come the first of the year….  Free Press Owner Dan McClelland has taken over as the Chamber’s President and he asked the Town Board about the possibility of moving the Chamber into the two vacant offices in the basement of the Town Hall..  McClelland sighted small numbers…

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Six New “6er” Wines at Saranac Lake Discount Liquors

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There’s a new bottle of Wine at Saranac Lake Discount Liquor, that in itself is nothing new for Sue Ward, but this particular bottle has a new label and a new name, which is already drawing the attention of many in the region because of it’s association with the SaranacLake 6er program… Saranac Lake Mayor…

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Mapping Out Plans for Tupper Lake

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The Town of Tupper Lake is in good hands when it comes to their event planning and with the budget season approaching The Town Board seems ready to renew an arrangement with Michelle Clement to continue strengthening community relationships in Tupper Lake and pulls together annual activities that attract money and tourism to the region..…

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K&J – DEC Ray Brook Hosts Public Listening Session #2

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The New York State Department of Transportation (DOT) has joined with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) in a joint effort to hear from the public  in 4 listening sessions during September. The DOT heard from key stakeholders including The Adirondack Recreational Trail Associates and The Adirondack Rail Preservation Society. Both stakeholders…

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K&J – Chefs and Farmers bring A Taste of the Adirondacks

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An event at the Harrietstown Town Hall on Sunday afternoon gives us an opportunity to talk with Chefs from some of the finer local area restaurants and with their growers and producers…  It’s Called Chefs and Farmers – A Taste of the Adirondacks.. and we were there a little early so that we could talk…

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Plein Air Honors for Sandy Hildreth

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Saranac Lake Mayor Clyde Rabideau presents Plein Air Organizer Sandy Hildreth with a plaque honoring Saranac Lake Art Works for their work on the Plein Air Festival. …..

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To Beer or Not to Beer / A Sixer Pale Ale

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Village Trustee Allie Pellitiere is upset with a letter to the Editor in the Adirondack Daily

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The Power of Local Word of Mouth!

Everyone will agree that positive personal referrals and recommendations are a powerful starting point for customers who are considering purchasing a new product or service from a company which may be unfamiliar. A good review from a trusted source is extremely important to your brand’s success. A poor recommendation, even  from a simple acquaintance, will travel…