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K&J – Bonus Rewind – Universal Pre-K / An Interview with Doug’s Place Director Rhonda Preston

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A family’s complaint in July leads to the removal of a local pre-school director from the role of child care in August.. We spoke in a recent K&J show (May 21st, 2013) with Doug’s Place Director Rhonda Preston. During the Morning News, we aired excerpts of that program.

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Choosing Sand or Stone or Both

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The Town of Franklin is also considering two bids for 12,000 tons of screened road sand.. Trudeau’s bid was

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North Elba Officials Support Hotel Projects

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The Town of North Elba gives its support to the Lake Flower Avenue Hotel Project… There are Three Motels on Lake Flower Avenue which own waterfront on LakeFlower and PontiacBay, if the project can continue to move forward, they will be torn down in favor of one new 6 story hotel in the architectural style of the old Riverside Hotel in SaranacLake..

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American Airlines Merger in Limbo

AUDIO – 081513 – American Airlines Merger Plan in Limbo American Airlines parent AMR Corp. plans to ask a bankruptcy judge on Thursday to approve its turnaround plan that includes a merger with US Airways, even though the federal government has sued to block the deal. The hearing in New York had been expected to be…

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State Watches Lake Placid ER

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The Board of Directors at Adirondack Health are moving to create an ad hoc committee made up of members of the community and of the hospital who will help to finalize the hours for the Lake Placid Emergency Room…

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Joining Forces on Community Development

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A Community Development Grant has come through for Lake Placid and the Town of North Elba.. Peggy Mousaw says the purpose of the grant is to update and revise the joint plan between both municipalities. She asked the board for their approval and following a quick discussion, the board endorsed the grant and it’s objectives..

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WWII – Japan Surrenders August 14th 1945

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August 14th marks the 68th anniversary of the surrender of Japan after two nuclear bombs devastated their country. Here CBS News Correspondent Peter Maer talks with a veteran of the War in the Pacific.

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Walking Mountain Bike Trails at Mt Pisgah

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On July 1st, 2013, Dewey Mountain officially opened it’s mountain biking trails with a different kind of Ribbon Cutting.. Adrian Heyden and his friend Jasper rode through the ribbon at the end of the Trail… The next phase of the trail project for The Village of Saranac Lake is at Mt Pisgah…

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“Third Thursday Art Walks” Continue

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The 15th annual Saranac Lake’s Third Thursday Art Walks continue on the evening of Aug. 15th, on the heels of the Plein Air Festival’s “Paint the Town” event that day. The village, parks, downtown businesses, nonprofits and galleries will host the talents of regional and local artists and musicians of

Pavement Comes Up on Olive Street Hill

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Milling on Olive Street Tuesday Afternoon… The roads will all have work done on Manholes and Drain caps in preparation for a fresh coat of pavement.. We’ll speak with Saranac Lake DPW Superintendent Jeff Dora Wednesday in the Morning News for an update on the Progress..

K&J – Herb Clark, Adk 46er #1

Recently, Heb Clark was honored by the Adirondack Mountain Club for his achievements in becoming the first person to hike the 46 high peaks about 4,000 feet in the Adirondacks. This K&J show originally aired in May of 2013 following the presentation of a new headstone at his grave site to honor the accomplishment.

The first 46ers were brothers Robert and George Marshall and their guide and family friend Herbert Clark. The Marshalls thought up the idea after spending much of their childhood in the region and examining the collection of Verplank Colvin maps owned by their father, Louis Marshall. They devised criteria for the high

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“Saranac Lake 6er” Program Seeks Brewery Partnership

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At Monday’s meeting, the board authorized Community Development Director Jeremy Evans to request proposals from breweries

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Chief Says “Table the Frequency Sharing”

The Village of Saranac Lake is headed to a work session to mill over a request by Franklin County Emergency Services to share a radio frequency with the Saranac Lake Volunteer Fire Department.. Brendan Keough is Saranac Lake’s Fire Chief … he asked the board to table the motion to allow for further discussion.. Rick Yorkey spoke to the board saying his email was opposed to the concept of sharing a radio frequency with Paul Smith’s Gabriels. The board Tabled the decision until the next board meeting.

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Wellness in the Workforce Proposed

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The concept of Wellness in the Workforce is presented to the Saranac Lake Village Board on Monday Evening.

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K&J – PROTECT Arcticle 78 Lawsuit

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In March of 2012, we spoke with ARISE Chairman Jim Lavalley and David Tomberlain the President of the Tupper Lake Chamber of Commerce about the impact of another delay forced on the Adirondack Club and Resort Project on Big Tupper. The delay is a result of an Article 78 Lawsuit which was filed following APA approval of the project. This week marks the 20th anniversary of

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Road Closures in Saranac Lake

Roadwork continues this week in Saranac Lake.. DPW Superintendent Jeff Dora says crews will begin milling asphalt on Riverside Drive, Olive Street from Broadway to Williams Street, and Fawn Street Tuesday and the work will continue Wednesday. The work will occur both days from 6:30 AM to about 4:00 PM weather permitting… There will be NO PARKING on these streets during the daytime hours and the streets will be closed to all thru traffic during milling and cleanup operations.. They will reopen once crews have completed their work..

Gillibrand needs just a few votes

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The issue of Sexual Assault in the Military continues to make news – even on the Daily Show – Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is

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Runners “Storm the Course”

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The first of what may become an annual start to the cross country season in Saranac Lake.. Storm the Course – a 10k run and a 2.9 mile short course on the high school cross country course Saturday morning..

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