Area 4 Candidate Simon Conroy Says Airports are Key to Reverse Tourism

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The Democratic Primary in Clinton County is set for September 13th and the Two Candidates vying for the nod from Democrats to be their candidate running for the Area 4 seat in the Clinton County Legislature are gearing up.. George Dyer has received the endorsement of the Clinton County Democratic Committee.. Simon Conroy… After deciding to compete for the opportunity says he believes voters in Area 4.. Not the entire County.. Should choose the Democratic candidate to run against republican Devi Momot… In November, voters in Area 4 which includes the Town of Plattsburgh and parts of Beekmantown will choose a replacement for Democrat Colin Read who resigned earlier this year to announce his candidacy for Mayor in the City of Plattsburgh.. The Winner will serve the balance of Read’s term which expires on December 31st 2017…. Conroy yesterday, announced he believes that culminating energy from the Norsk Announcement, the…

K&J – Touring Big Tupper Brewing’s New Brew Pub & Mexican Restaurant

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If you’re a regular to the K&J show, you’ll know we like to keep an eye on business in the region, and especially growth in particular industries. One of those industries is craft brewing. In today’s program we’re in Tupper Lake getting ready for the opening of Big Tupper Brewing’s new brew pub and restaurant.. For those of you who may not know, the Brew Pub is right behind Community Bank in Tupper Lake.. The Building itself has a little history of it’s own but when you walk in the new entrance you’ll see a completely re-designed setting in the pub as well as the shop, the brewing facility and the restaurant..  Our tour of the facility gets started just outside of the new commercial kitchen in the server stations.. Looking out at the pub… (Click on the left of the Play Bar to listen) Starting this weekend, Big Tupper…

New York A.G. Announces New Lawsuits against Volkswagen

NY A.G. SCHNEIDERMAN, MASSACHUSETTS A.G. HEALEY, MARYLAND A.G. FROSH ANNOUNCE SUITS AGAINST VOLKSWAGEN, AUDI AND PORSCHE ALLEGING THEY KNOWINGLY SOLD OVER 53,000 ILLEGALLY POLLUTING CARS AND SUVS, VIOLATING STATE ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey and Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh announced lawsuits today against Volkswagen AG…

City of Plattsburgh Wins $10 Million Downtown Revitalization Grant

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In early May, Governor Cuomo and the North Country Regional Economic Development Council (NREDC) announced a $10 million opportunity for 10 communities with an existing and progressing Downtown area.  Today, several community members gathered at the Strand Theater and cheered as Governor Cuomo announced that Downtown Plattsburgh is one of the 10 communities to receive…

K&J – Touring the Lake Placid Horse Shows

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The I Love New York Horse Show is the second of two weeks comprising the 47th annual Lake Placid Horse Shows, presented by Sea Shore Stables LLC.. The I Love New York Horse Show runs through Sunday, highlighted by the $100,000 Equine Insurance Services/Great American Grand Pix on Saturday, July 9. Saturday also features the horse…

K&J – Independence Day in Plattsburgh

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A full day of activities in Plattsburgh and Downtown, the 4th of July parade kicks off from Jay street, where we had an opportunity to speak with local organizations, candidates and many other parade participants. Click on the link below to listen; K&J – 070516 – Plattsbugh’s 4th of July Parade And if you haven’t…

Kevin Babington Wins $75,000 Devoucoux Grand Prix

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Irish Olympic veteran Kevin Babington rode Shorapur to the only clean round to claim victory in the $75,000 Devoucoux Grand Prix of Lake Placid to culminate the 47th annual Lake Placid Horse Show, presented by Sea Shore Stables LLC. Thirty horses tried to master the 15-jump course designed by Olaf Petersen, Jr. of Germany and…

Kevin Mulverhill Kicks Off Assembly Campaign

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Kevin Mulverhill, Republican candidate for the State Assembly’s 115th District, joined family, friends, local residents and elected officials at his campaign kick-off press conference Wednesday in Plattsburgh at the Clinton County Government Center. Mulverhill, the sitting Franklin County Sheriff, addressed a crowd of supporters and media on the importance of giving a voice to North…

K&J – The Beekmantown High School Graduation

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In addition to the beginning of Summer… There’s one good thing about the end of June… Especially for High School Seniors..  Graduation… And this year to give you a feel for what it’s like we made our way to the Beekmantown High School Gym on Friday.. During this podcast, we’ll speak with students, Superintendent Dan…

Clyde Rabideau Endorses Area 4 Candidate Simon Conroy

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Saranac Lake’s Mayor Clyde Rabideau is a former Mayor of Plattsburgh who grew up in Clinton Count’s Area 4..  Has announced his endorsement of Simon Conroy, who recently announced he would continue his bid for the Clinton County Legislature and hopes to win the Democratic primary on September 13th. Rabideau says He’s “known Simon for…

A $1,500 Reward for Info Leading to Arrest of Vet’s Bridge Vandal

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Local veterans organizations in Plattsburgh are teaming up to find the person who vandalized two signs on the Newly Dedicated Veteran’s Bridge.. Ward IV Councilor Paul O’Connell says American Legion groups around the area and some concerned citizens have raised over $1,500 Dollars.. “This particular act of vandalism really  bothered him and it’s a slap in…