Topics

More Snow !!!

Weather Radar - THUMB

A winter storm warning is in effect today and continues through 1am tomorrow morning. Today’s forecast is calling for 4 to 8 inches of snow through the North Country with steady temperatures.. Perhaps in the North Country the storm won’t have as much of an impact as it may in Boston where they’re expecting another…

City Council Attends to Problems in West Shore Village

Rachelle Armstrong - THUMB

Plattsburgh’s City Council has decided to look carefully at a capital project to repair some of the sidewalks in West Shore Village..   Councilman Mike Kelly says he might bring a prospective employer to view one of the city’s newest developments, but he wouldn’t want to bring them too close.. “It’s time to stop making excuses for…

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Congresswoman Stefanik at Clarkson, Crane – Continues Higher Education Tour

012915 - Stefanik - THUMB

Congresswoman Elise Stefanik spent Thursday on part of her Higher Education Tour at Clarkson University.. Where she tweeted about her discussions which included a discussion about immunoengineering and bio mechanics with members of the Clarkson faculty as well as Faculty from Trudeau Institute.. We asked Elise for her thoughts and she said she was very…

Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Schedule

2015-Saranac-Lake-Winter-Carnival-Button-THUMBblue

This abridged schedule for the 2015 Saranac Lake Winter Carnival includes all of the activities and events during Winter Carnival February 6th through the 15th, along with some additional dates for the slide show encore and volunteer diner. We’ve highlighted some of the key elements of the 2015 Saranac Lake Winter Carnival.. Some of those…

SUNY Plattsburgh “STARTS-UP NY” with New Digital Sineage Company

EYE IN LOGO - THUMB

A Montreal-based multimedia solutions company will begin operations in early 2015 on the campus of SUNY Plattsburgh, combining a net 17 new jobs with student learning and internship opportunities as part of the state’s START-UP NY program. Eye-In-Media, a marketing and technology company that specializes in digital signage, digital menu boards, and Wi-Fi network management,…

Adirondack Council at NYS Legislative Hearing

Adirondack Council - Beaver - THUMB

The Adirondack Council called on the NYS Legislature today to improve upon pro-Adirondack budget proposals made by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and to dedicate additional funding for protecting clean water, fighting invasive species and preserving open spaces in the largest park in the contiguous United States. Protecting a clean and healthy environment in the Adirondack Park…

City of Plattsburgh Plans Application for Home Repair Funding

City of Plattsbrugh - THUMB

City of Plattsburgh residents may soon be able to get assistance with leaking roofs, plumbing, electrical work, or other problems that impact health and safety. The City of Plattsburgh is applying for funding through New York State Homes and Community Renewal, through the NYS Affordable Housing Corporation to repair homes in the City.   If successful,…

Student Arrested for Peru High School Bomb Threat

Peru - THUMB

On January 27, 2015, State Police arrested a 14-year old female student of Peru for making a bomb threat. On January 22, 2015, a note was located in one of the bathrooms at the high school implying that a bomb would go off at the school. Because she is a minor, her name is not being released at this…

K&J – Lake Placid’s Silver & Bronze Medalist Andrew Weibrecht

012815 - Andrew Weibrecht - THUMB

The 2015 U.S. Alpine World Ski Championships Team will be announced this evening.. and odds are quite good that Andrew Weibrecht will be again be a member of the team headed to Colorado for the World Championships, the equivalent of the Olympics in and off year. Last weekend Weibrecht finished a very respectable 5th and his skiing…

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

The Hotel Saranac Gets a New Home for Winter Carnival

012715 - Ice Palace - THUMB

It appears as though The Hotel Saranac will be moving to a new location for the Duration of the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival… That’s because with 20 inches of ice in each block.. This year’s Ice Palace has taken shape rather quickly and it’s been designed in honor of the Rodell Family and their decision…

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

CIty of Plattsburgh Hires Sandra Geddes as Special Events Coordinator

Geddes - THUMB2

The City of Plattsburgh announced today that Sandra Geddes has accepted the position of Promotions and Special Events Coordinator, effective January 29, 2015.  Mrs. Geddes comes with over ten years of experience in regional fundraising and friend-raising, having spent her career with the American Cancer Society as a Relay Coordinator; with SUNY Plattsburgh as the…

K&J – Exploring Gov. Cuomo’s Education Reform Agenda

Don Carlisto - THUMB

Today we’re talking with Don Carlisto about the list of reforms Governor Cuomo has proposed for Education in New York..  Don is the Co-President of his local teachers association in Saranac Lake and a member of  The New York State United Teachers Union Board of Directors…  We’re Joined in the conversation by Kelsey Darby who…

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

No Word Yet From Independent Consultant on Lake Flower Lodge

Lake Flower Inn 02 - Chris THUMB

There’s no word yet from an independent consultant helping to provide an expert’s look at the proposed Lake Flower Lodge Project in Saranac Lake…  Village Trustee Barb Rice asked for this extra review to be sure the have all of the information they can before making a final decision as to whether or not to…

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Stakeholders Lay Claim to Train Depot

TRAIN - THUMB

Village Trustee Allie Pelletieri says he’s looking forward to working with stakeholders to re-work the village’s lease of the train depot in Saranac Lake… The lease is expiring later this year and Pelletieri says it looks like there’s some interest from the Adirondack Scenic Railroad to take over that lease.. “I’d like to say that…

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Big Tupper Opens This Weekend

SKi Big Tupper Again - THUMB

We have word today from ARISE President Jim LaValley that Big Tupper Ski Area will be opening this weekend.. ARISE opening Big Tupper this weekend…  Lift tickets for Kids 18 and under are $10.00.. Children 6 and under ski free as do active military.. And all other adults are $25.00..  LaValley tells us Cunninghams Ski Barn…

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Adirondack Wind Ensemble Performs This Weekend

AWE - THUMB

A few years into Daniel Gordon’s tenure as a music professor at SUNY Plattsburgh, he had gotten to know the public school music teachers in the region and realized that like him, they’re all trained musicians with an instrumental specialty. “I thought if I could get them in the same room at the same time,…

NIH Grants Tumanov Laboratory at Trudeau Institute $536,000

Tumanov - THUMB

The Trudeau Institute has been awarded $536,000 over a two-year period from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (part of the National Institutes of Health). The grant will support a research project of Alexei Tumanov, M.D., Ph.D., “Defining the role of lymphotoxin signaling in viral-induced lung immunopathology.” The Institute’s fundamental research on immunity fosters…

Blizzard to Bring 2+ Feet of Snow to NYC

storm-preps-2 - THUMB

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo is urging New Yorkers to prepare for blizzard conditions forecasted to affect downstate areas early this week. New Yorkers should plan in advance for major disruptions during Monday evening and Tuesday morning commutes, including the possibility of closed roads and delayed or canceled public transit routes. In addition, New Yorkers should prepare for…

Jack LaDuke Named 2015 Grand Marshal

Jack LaDuke - THUMB

The Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Committee has chosen Jack LaDuke as its 2015 Grand Marshal for the Gala Parade on February 14th.. Jack LaDuke was born in Keeseville, NY to French Canadian parents with a family history dating back to Quebec in the mid-17th century. Mr. LaDuke is a graduate of Admiral Farragut Academy, Toms…

PHS Students Respond to Bomb Threats

Plattsburgh High School - THUMB

There have been three bomb threats at local area high schools since Wednesday.. Beekmantown was the first to deal with the issue.. and then Thursday morning Plattsburgh High School went on lockdown for about 2 hours while officials sorted out another threat.. Thursday afternoon Peru became school number three to lock down their halls… The…

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.