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Lake Street Closes Between Kiwassa and Petrova Wednesday

The Saranac Lake DPW along with Arold Construction will be closing Lake Street Hill between Kiwassa Road and Petrova Avenue Wednesday November 19th, 2014  between the hours of 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM for paving.  Traffic will be able to access Kiwassa Road from the Main Street side of Lake Street hill.  Traffic headed to…

Village’s Lake Flower PUDD Law Resolution on Hold

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As of Monday Night’s Special Village Board meeting in Saranac Lake, the resolution proposing the Lake Flower PUDD Law is tabled and there’s no Planned Unit Development District for developers hoping to move forward on The Lake Flower Lodge..  For Trustee Barb Rice, it’s a question of Scale, She wants to be sure that I have…

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Library Looks for Level Funding from City Council

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Councilors in the City of Plattsburgh are continuing their review of Mayor Jim Calnon’s proposed 2015 budget…  At a Work-Session on Thursday evening, the council heard presentations from the Municipal Electric Department, which is essentially self sufficient and with 98% of that budget regulated by just about every authority you can imagine from the local…

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Village Holds Special Meeting Monday on PUDD Draft Local Law

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Lake Flower Lodging LLC PUDD Draft Local Law The Saranac Lake Village Board is holding a special meeting on Monday, November 17, 2014 at 5:00PM in the Village Offices at 39 Main Street. During this special meeting, they will consider a resolution adopting a local law that would establish the proposed Lake Flower Planned Unit Development…

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A Blueprint for the Blue Line

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The Adirondack Common Ground Alliance (CGA) has released the updated Blueprint for the Blue Line, a set of legislative priorities for the Adirondack Park for 2015 and beyond. The Blueprint is meant to help inform our state elected officials about what is important to the people of the Adirondacks. For the last seven years, CGA…

Lake Street Hill Closing Monday

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The Saranac Lake DPW along with Arold Construction will be closing Lake Street Hill between Kiwassa Road and Petrova Avenue Monday November 17th, 2014  between the hours of 7:00 AM and 5:00 PM for exploratory excavation.  Traffic will be able to access Kiwassa Road from the Main Street side of Lake Street hill.  Traffic headed…

K&J – JCEO’s Outreach Program Director Sally Soucia

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There are 3,500 individuals making use of the JCEO emergency food banks in Clinton County..  Annually, 7,555 people taking advantage of services provided by the JCEO…  Today on the K&J Show we’re speaking with Sally Soucia, Community Outreach Program Director at the Joint Council for Economic Opportunity.. K&J – 111314 – The Joint Council for…

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Strand Film Festival This Weekend

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A new event is coming to The Strand Theater this weekend… It’s the inaugural Lake Champlain International Film Festival, featuring a diverse program Presented by The Strand Center for the Arts and the Plattsburgh Renewal Project, Jessica Dulle is the Executive Director at the Strand Center for the Arts.. “Highlights will include a special guest appearance…

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Emergency Services vs Free Parking in Plattsburgh

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With colder temperatures on the way, and the possibility of snow around the corner, the question of how to clear that snow from the smaller, residential streets in Plattsburgh has been one that comes up on a fairly regular basis.. This time, the question is whether or not to require alternate side of the street…

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Owens: Gridlock May Continue Even with Majority

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Congressman Bill Owens says the transition to the new congress may not provide as much activity as some expect if the 5 or 6 Republicans in the Senate don’t move closer to the center on issues and i the House, a similar issue, where close to 60 representatives will still be pushing bills to the…

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CCC Among Top 20 “Best for Vets”

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Clinton Community College was named to Military Times’ “Best for Vets:  Colleges 2015” list. Clinton is number 16 on the list, one of only two community colleges in New York State to make the list. Tracy Guynup, Assistant Registrar and Veterans Affairs Officer at Clinton states, “I am so pleased that we have been recognized…

The Public Speaks on the Lake Flower Lodge “PUDD” Law

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The Saranac Lake Village Board on Monday Evening once again opened the doors of the Auditorium at the Harrietstown Town Hall in order to accommodate all of the members of the audience, many of whom not only had something to say, but had prepared written statements to then give to the board during their public…

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K&J – Bloomingdale Elementary School Honors Veterans

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In Honor of Veteran’s Day every year, The Bloomingdale School holds a special ceremony to thank Veterans for their service to the country.. It’s organizer, Kathy Merrill will be retiring from her position as a Teaching Assistant after the end of this school year which means she won’t be running the show anymore, but Principal…

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A Veterans Day Ceremony in Bloomingdale – Reading of the Names

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For more than 15 years, students at the Bloomingdale Elementary School have been honoring Veterans in a ceremony which includes the reading of veteran’s names along with placing posters and short paragraphs about those Veterans on the school’s bulletin boards in the main entrance next to their gym. Today we’re going to listen in on…

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The Polar Plunge… Into Lake Champlain for Special Olympics

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The Polar Plunge at the City Beach raises more than $50,000 for the cause. Join WNBZ on Monday for the K&J show. We’ll be speaking with Burlington’s Mayor Miro Weinberger about the Mayor’s Cup Challenge. We also hear from organizers of the event who are also working on new initiatives with our trading partners across the country.…

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SLHS Drama – “Babe” Saturday at 7pm

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The Saranac Lake High School Presents a show for children, adults and everyone in between this weekend… It’s a play called “Babe” and the cast and crew have already had one presentation.. There was a presentation on Thursday afternoon for students at Bloomingdale and Petrova Elementary schools. They opened to the public on Friday at…

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How Much are Good Grades Actually Worth?

By Gerri Detweiler/Credit.com If your parents paid you for good grades when you were a child (or if you’ve doled out cash to encourage academic achievement), you know what good grades are worth. But, it turns out, people who make good grades in school tend to make more money in their careers (when adjusted for education…

K&J – Doing Business Across the U.S. – Canadian Border

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Congressman Bill Owens appeared very comfortable in his place as host of a forum featuring a practical panel discussion with Managers and Directors of successful local businesses. The conference was held at the Holiday Inn on Thursday morning in Plattsburgh. It was attended by 95 local business leaders, members of customs and border patrol, regulatory…

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K&J – Adirondack Foundation Communications Mgr Chris Morris

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The Kiwanis Club of Saranac Lake is hosting a new fundraising event called  Heat-A-Palooza.. (on Thursday Night 11/6/14) It’s a concert to benefit those struggling to heat their homes.. and as part of our series this week on philanthropy.. We wanted to find out more about the generosity of donors in the North Country so…

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