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Initiative Brings Local Food to Schools

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An initiative in the Adirondacks is seeking to increase the amount of local foods in school cafeterias.. Ruth Pino is the Caffeteria Manager at the Saranac Lake Central School District.. She’s also coordinator of the Adirondack Farm to School Initiative..

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More Support Needed for Scoreboard

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The New Scoreboard for Saranac Lake’s Red Storm has been delivered but before the brand new timer can be installed, it looks like the support posts will have to be repaired – originally it was thought that the new scoreboard could simply replace the old on the current frame but that’s not the case.. it looks

New April Testing Results Announced

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New York State’s Board of Education has just released the first round of testing scores.. The change in the testing procedures has garnered a lower average score than from previous years But Saranac Lake’s District Superintendent Diane Fox says they’re going to continue to gather the numbers and to develop an overall view of what the new scores mean relative to other schools..

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Republican’s Caucus at Harrietstown Town Hall

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Two Republican Caucuses last night – In Tupper Lake.. and at the HarrietstownTown Hall.. Which is where we caught up with Harrietstown Supervisor Bob Bevilacqua.. He’s submitted his letter to run again as Harrietstown Supervisor on the Republican Line.. AUDIO – 080713 – Republican Caucus in Saranac Lake There were no other submissions which means…

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Owens Unhappy with Appropriations

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U.S. employers in June advertised the most jobs in five years but hired fewer workers —a mixed sign for the recovering job market. The Labor Department is reporting more than 29 thousand Jobs added in June.. Taking the total number of jobs to 3.9 Million, still hiring has slowed slightly..

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Republcan Caucus

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Republicans came together at the Harrietstown Town Hall..  More on their choices Wednesday Morning..

Hotel Saranac Under Contract

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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…