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Aubuchon Tupper Lake gets Major Upgrade

Aubuchon Hardware is breaking ground on Lake Street in Tupper Lake on a new architectural style of building that will become one of the first new in the entire chain of stores throughout the North Country.. Tupper Lake’s Mayor Paul Maroun says the new store will be a win win for the community……

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Monitoring Speeds on Route 60

Julie and Peter Woodcock live on a stretch of Road on County Route 60 – about a mile off of Route 3 in the Town of Franklin …They’re concerned as many are when they live on a main road, that the speed limits are a little too fast compared to the number of houses in the area. Similar communities see reductions in speed from 55 mph to 45 mph

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K&J – Adirondack Plein Air Festival

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Today on the K&J Show we invite you to join us as we spend time with Plein Air artists at the Harrietstown Town Hall on Sunday. We’re talking about the growth of the event to over 70 artists, Paul Smith’s VIC and different styles of painting.. K&J – 081913 – Adirondack Plein Air Festival

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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…

Pelletiere Focused on Train Depot

Saranac Lake Train Station

Saranac Lake Village Trustee Allie Pellitiere says it’s time to seriously consider letting go of the Train Depot and Station.. He’s asked the Village Treasurer Paul Ellis for a financial statement to bring to light the figures on what it costs them to maintain building.. AUDIO – 081613 – Allie Pelletiere on the Train Depot…

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Little Library Returns to the Town of Franklin

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The Little Library Returns to the Town of Franklin.. Supervisor Art Willman says the Little Book Shelf came a week or so ago.. but it needed wheels which has now been completed. Mary Ellen Keith was in the audience and spoke about the history of the library.. She’s a member of Franklin’s over 55 Club.. In…

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$9 Million for Lake Placid / St Armand

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The Village of Lake Placid and the Town of St Armand are the latest beneficiaries of Governor Cuomos approval of over $66 million in grants, interest-free loans and low-interest financing to construct major infrastructure improvements to drinking water and wastewater systems across New York State. AUDIO – 081613 – Cuomo approves Water Project Grants for…

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Donnelly’s Ice Cream Celebrates 60th..

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A cornerstone in the Town of Harrietstown celebrates it’s 60th birthday this week.. and it’s been a family affair for Donnelly’s Ice Cream.. Most of the Donnelly Family was on hand in fact for their 60th Birthday Celebration and Ribbon Cutting.. AUDIO – 081613 – Donnelly’s Turns 60 4 generations of Donnelly’s and 60 years…

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K&J – Northern Lights Choir Returns – Sunday at the LPCA

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In May, a New Choir premiered “Voices of Timbuctoo” at St Bernards in SaranacLake and Choir Director, Helen Demong has been asked to bring back the performance for an encore presentation at the LPCA..  In the 1800s Gerret Smith gave away 120,000 acres in the Adirondacks to free 3,000 black men, to fulfill the landowners…

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

Dougs Place

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

Peggy Mousaw - At North Elba Board Meeting

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

Signing Ceremony

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

Thursday Art Walk

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

Road Work on Olive Street

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..