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Hotel Saranac Under Contract

Village Board Meeting

Not one.. But two votes in support of applications for Empire State Development Grant Funding in the Village of Saranac Lake….

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K&J – Alzheimer’s Counselor Kenna Lapport

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The Alzheimer’s Disease Assistance Center Based at Plattsburgh State University is now in it’s 25th year. We speak with Licensed Mental Health Counselor Kenna Lapport about the disease and their new “Third Age Care Center” moving from the Adult Center to The Lake Colby School.

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Breaking Ground on Little Loggers Park

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Another waterfront revitalization project breaks ground in Tupper Lake… We speak with Mayor Paul Mauroun and Supervisor Roger Amell about the new Playground..  The Village and the Town of Tupper Lake have combined efforts with consultant Melissa McManus to develop an overall plan for waterfront revitalization. The new playground is just one of the projects…

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Beachfest @ Tupperpalooza

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  Professional sand sculptor Phil Singer puts the finishing touches on his Lumberjack sand sculpture at Sunday’s Tupperpalooza Beachfest at Little Wolf Beach in Tupper Lake.

Congressman Bill Owens on Obama Care

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Congressman Bill Owens weighed in on the Affordable Care Act and Medicare at a recent telephone town hall meeting with constituents. We listened in on the conversation.

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Sports Medicine and Rugby Weekend

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Sports Medicine is a big part of athletics in the region, including Rugby Weekend.. We speak with Dino Angelopolous about their work..

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K&J – Rugby Finals in Bloomingdale

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Can Am Rugby’s top honors goes to Caves and Ditches, a team of Temple University Alumni Ruggers who took on Buffalo at the Finals in Bloomingdale on Sunday..

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Rugby Finals

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  Join us this morning for the K&J Show as we wrap up Rugby Weekend with team interviews and spectators alike. Another edition airs at 8:10am

K&J – “TUPPERPALOOZA” Warrior Run

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K&J – 073113 – Michelle Clement on Tupperpalooza “TUPPERPALOOZA” is set to begin this weekend with the Warrior Run at Big Tupper, which is where we caught up with Events Coordinator Michelle Clement and spent some time talking about the obstacles entrants will face and the rest of the activities throughout Tupper Lake over the…

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K&J – An Interview with ARTA’s Dick Beamish

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Today on the K&J Show we’re speaking with ARTA’s Dick Beamish. They’re getting ready for NYSDOT public hearings on modifications to the Rail Corridor’s Unit Management Plan.

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K&J – Interviews NCCC President Dr Steven Tyrell

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The Franklin County Legislature today will hear from North Country Community College President Dr. Steven Tyrell. The college is presenting it’s annual budget proposal during a scheduled budget hearing in Malone. The $14.6 Million budget crossed the first hurdle in Essex County recently. We spoke with Dr Tyrell in his offices on the Saranac Lake Campus. Join us for Thursday’s K&J show – an interview with President Tyrell on the budget, strategic planning and North Country Community College as the economic engine for the communities they serve.

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Rating Child Care Like Hotels & Restaurants?

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People dine at five-star restaurants or watch movies given four stars by reviewers – why shouldn’t parents looking for a quality preschool or child care center have similar guidelines? That’s being planned or implemented in nearly every state, and the people working on methods of assessing, improving and communicating the level of quality are meeting…

Gillibrand Combating the Emerald Ash Borer

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An Invasive little Beetle Could Destroy 7 Percent of NYS Forests – Which is why you’re seeing more and more purple traps show up in trees locally.. You may have noticed an increase in the number of purple insect traps on the trees locally.. That’s because the invasive beetle called the Emerald Ash Borer continues…

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The Trudeau Institute has announced the appointment of Timothy J. Sellati as an associate member of the faculty, effective July 27. Dr. Sellati, an expert in a number of microbial diseases is presently associate professor in the Center for Immunology and Microbial Disease at Albany Medical College.  

Camp Med Students at AMC

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Nine youth participated in Camp Med, a partnership between Adirondack Health and Franklin-Essex-Hamilton BOCES.  The Camp Med program is geared toward students who enjoy math and science and may be considering a career in healthcare.  

Local Officials Comment on AMC Lake Placid Emergency Room

The Adirondack Health Board of Directors are pursuing an option to transition the AMC Lake Placid Emergency Room to a facility that would be part time.. We spoke with Lake Placid Mayor Craig Randall and North Elba Supervisor Robi Politi over the weekend and asked them for their perspective.

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Paul Smith’s College adds 24hr Dispatch Center

AUDIO – 072913 – Paul Smiths College adds 24hr dispatch center Paul Smith’s College will hire a trained fire safety officer and staff a 24-hour dispatch center on campus, bolstering the institution’s ability to respond to emergencies. The additions will allow the college to provide the first response to most fire alarms on campus, reducing the…

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Lake Flower Ave on NYSDOT agenda

New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) Commissioner Joan McDonald announced today that the draft Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) for federal fiscal years 2014 through 2017 is available for review. Pursuant to the federal requirement, the document provides a comprehensive list of all federally funded highway and transit projects, which for the four-year period…

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K&J – IRONMAN Lake Placid Athletes Banquet

Andy Potts is once again IRONMAN Champion in Lake Placid, He finished in 8 hours, 43 minutes and 29 seconds.. followed 5 minutes later by Italy’s Dan Fontanna in Second and then by USA’s Ian Mikelson who finished in 8:51:07..  It’s the 15th IRONMAN Lake Placid and there’s one man whose been at the finish…

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