Outdoors

K&J – Maple Weekend & The Parker Maple Farm in West Chazy

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March 22-23 & 29-30, 2014 10 am-4 pm each day We all knew that Maple Weekend was a fun event for the entire family.  Now scientific research shows there’s something more to the taste of sweet, delicious maple syrup – it might just keep you healthy.  Recent studies have uncovered some significant health benefits. A University of Rhode…

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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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Local Reporters.. On Their Return from The Sochi Olympics

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Reporters Chris Knight and Lou Reuter are back from Sochi Russia..  Enterprise Senior Staff Writer Chris Knight and Senior Sports Writer Lou Reuter gave a slide show presentation at Monday night’s village board meeting on their trip last month to Sochi, Russia to cover the local athletes who competed in the Winter Olympics.  Both Lou and…

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The First “First Weekend” In Plattsburgh starts April 4th

The First Weekend in April is also the First First Weekend for Downtown Plattsburgh… First Weekend’s Events Committee Co-Chair Leigh Smionette says some favorites from last year will be returning and they’re looking to come back bigger and better than ever.. First weekend activities will begin Friday at Peabody’s with another Celebrity Bartending event, followed…

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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Brew Ski Rescheduled for Saturday

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A little Irish spirit is coming to the trails of the Tupper Lake Cross Country Ski Center this Saturday. The inaugural Tupper Lake Brew-Ski Trail will run from 1:00 to 4:00 pm at the TupperLakeCrossCountrySkiCenter.  The Chamber’s Event’s Coordinator Michelle Clement says “Participants can Cross Country Ski or Snowshoe the golf course loop while sampling…

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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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Council Reviews Plattsburgh’s Sidewalk Clearing Policy

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Snow is melting this weekend but the topic of slippery sidewalks isn’t going away..  Especially in Plattsburgh where the City Council is deliberating on the question of how to deal with residents who are required to clear their sidewalks..  The discussion begins with Councilwoman Becky Kasper referring to the code itself as a starting point…

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Volunteers Open Big Tupper’s Summit Chair this Weekend

It’s going to be a comfortable weekend – perhaps even a virtual heat-wave which could fare well for local ski areas..  In Tupper Lake Big Tupper opens Chair Three this weekend.. In addition to the Summit Chair, Volunteers will open Chair 2 and the Mitey Mite with 15 trails on a groomed natural snow base…

Lake Colby Classic Celebrates 30 Years

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 Bob Brown is a life time member and a past President of the Saranac Lake Fish and Game Club has been one of the organizers involved in The Lake Colby Classic since it’s beginning 30 years ago. Although you do not have to be a member of the fish and game club to partake in the…

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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…

K&J – Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Parade

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Spectators at the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Parade on Saturday are in high spirits.. and it’s no wonder with the weather accommodating and the participants going all out to impress this year’s winter carnival court.. Lynn Heidi is one of the Parade Judges, She was chosen to present the awards following the parade.. The Saranac…

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A Snowy Beginning to the Torch Run – This Morning in Tupper Lake

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With the Empire State Winter Games only a day away, The Official Torch will make it’s way from Tupper Lake through Saranac Lake and then into the Community of Lake Placid for the Opening Ceremonies of the Games which will be held in the 1980 Herb Brooks Arena at the Olympic Center.. Michel Clement is…

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The Max Moore Memorial Tree House

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If you’ve ever wondered about building a tree house in your backyard, There’s a plan in the works on the SaranacRiver in Plattsburgh to build a Universally Accessible tree house for all to enjoy… It’s named after local pediatrician Dr Heidi Moore’s late wheelchair bound son Max who always wanted to play in a tree…

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K&J – Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Coronation

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The Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Kicks off with a special event sponsored every year by the Women’s Civic Chamber – It’s the Coronation of the Carnival Royalty and this year we arrived a little early and spoke with a few of the women in charge of this year’s festivities.. In the K&J show today, we’re…

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Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Schedule

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THURSDAY, JANUARY 30 3 p.m. – North Country Community College Training for Fry Pan and Snow Ball Toss* (NCCC Soccer Field (across from Sparks Athletic Facility) 5:30 p.m. – 15th Annual Past Royalty Mixer and Dinner (Red Fox Restaurant, $, call 518-891-1286 for reservations) FRIDAY, JANUARY 31 4 p.m. – High Tea* (Left Bank Café,…

Petrova Winter Carnival

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The Petrova Winter Carnival is sponsored every year by the Petrova Parents Club – Zoe Smith is the President of the club and to coin a phrase this year’s event turned out to be a cake walk..The event itself takes place at Petrova Elementary School every year in the Gym and in the Elementary Cafeteria..…

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Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Royalty –

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King Jeffrey Branch Jeffrey (Jeff) Branch-Member Of Elks Lodge• Knights of Columbus• Served on Government Restructuring Committee• Serving on Comprehensive Plan Committee• Village Trustee 8 years• Deputy Mayor 2 years• Work with Tri-lakes Humane Society during yearly fund raising events.• Coach little league baseball• Coach Pal-Football• Commissioner of the Saranac Lake Youth Baseball & Softball league.•…

Keep Off The Ice

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A water main breaks on Park Street and A fire at the Number One Chinese Restaurant in Saranac Lake and a large crowd for the fireworks during weekend number one of the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival..  Saranac Lake Village Trustee Tom Catillaz Directed traffic Saturday Afternoon along with Mayor Clyde Rabideau…Trustee Catillaz says it’s not…

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The Ladies Fry Pan Toss Has a New Champion

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Dianna Trummer won the Ladies Fry Pan Toss in 2013 and during this year’s Saranac Lake Winter Carnival, She won again in her age bracket but a slip of the handle cost her the championship..  Trish Wictwire is the new Champion of the Ladies Fry Pan toss with a distance of just over 34 feet..…

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