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K&J – Plattsburgh as a Manufacturing Hub

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The SUNY Field House will play host to more than 135 businesses today a the 28th annual Business Expo gets underway..  And as a preview we’re going to look at two things that are happening for the manufacturing industry in Plattsburgh and the surrounding region…   The Business Expo begins today with something new.. A chance…

Mayor Calnon Visits Momot Elementary for a Reality Check

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Fifth graders at Momot Elementary were greeted on Tuesday afternoon by Plattsburgh’s Mayor Jim Calnon.. Mayor Calnon was there to speak with them about the dangers of smoking.. Tuesday was “World No Tobacco Day” an opportunity for tobacco prevention professionals to spread the awareness of the harmful effects of tobacco and the unmasking of marketing…

K&J – An Interview with Transgender Advocate Kelly Metzgar

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During the Morning News on Wednesday Morning we aired a conversation with Kelly Metzgar who is an advocate for members of the Transgender and gender non conforming communities in the North Country…  Tonight (Wednesday, June 1st, 2016) she will be hosting a transgender town hall style gathering..  The event will take place at 4 palmer…

City Considers Possibilities for Regulating Taxis

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Plattsburgh Police Chief Desmond Rassicoit says police will be out in force this weekend so buckle up, put your phone away and don’t drink and drive! Ward One Councilwoman Rachelle Armstrong asks the council to look closely at the City’s approach to regulating taxis and their drivers, Plattsburgh’s Mayor Jim Calnon says the City’s responsibility…

K&J – The 18th Annual Salute to Labor in Clinton County

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Salute Honors former Congressman Bill Owens, Clinton County Legislator (Area 9) John Gallagher, and retired Major William “Bill” Badger.  It’s been 18 years of recognizing the Women and Men of Labor. That’s how the night begins at the Rainbow Wedding and Banquet Hall in Altona Thursday night as both Democrats and Republicans gathered to salute…

Clinton Community College VP Lisa Shovan Replaces Interim President Fred Smith

Clinton Community College’s Board of Trustees says Interim President, Frederick Smith will be stepping down as of June 30th… Lisa Shovan, Vice President for Administration and Finance has been appointed Officer-in-Charge beginning June 21st… It’s a temporary position that grants all the responsibilities and powers of the presidency. The Presidential search is currently underway, and…

City Republican Committee Endorses Mayor Calnon

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In an announcement Wednesday, The City of Plattsburgh Republican Committee says they will be endorsing three candidates for upcoming city elections.The Committee met on May 24 and voted unanimously to endorse Mayor James Calnon in his bid for re-election. “The Committee believes Mayor Calnon is doing an outstanding job in leading the city with a…

Clinton County Democrats Endorse D. Billy Jones for 115th Assembly Seat

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The Clinton County Democratic Committee members gathered Tuesday evening at the American Legion to endorse candidates for the upcoming election, including the race to select the North Country’s newest Assembly representative. “Democrats love elections and the key race before our committee was the NYS Assembly seat in the 115th District,” said Martin Mannix Jr., Chairman…

K&J – Local Revitalization in Saranac Lake

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Village Trustee Paul Van Cott is chair of the Saranac Lake Local Development Corporation.. The group is now less than a week away from submitting their proposal to the state as part of the Governor’s $10 Million Dollar Downtown Revitalization Initiative..  And he says the concepts for that proposal are coming together..The Village Board, last…

K&J – Tourism Marketing & Branding for Tupper Lake

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In today’s K&J show here on WNBZ we’re spending some time in the Visitor Information Center in Tupper Lake with Michelle Clement who is the Marketing Manager for Tupper Lake and Hamilton County in the Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism. In a few weeks they’ll be hosting an open community discussion to continue their work identifying…

Mobile Dental Center Returns for the Summer

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Adirondack residents have yet another reason to smile now that the Adirondack Health Mobile Dental Clinic has announced its summer schedule.  The Mobile Dental Clinic will serve the communities of AuSable Forks and Tupper Lake on Thursdays from now through October. The “dental clinic on wheels” accommodates residents ages three and older in communities where…

K&J – A Discussion of North Country Economic Development

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When it comes to economic development in our region one thing that sometimes complicates a communities goals for growth is that there are multiple agencies all focused on different aspects of growth.. Not only on the state level but also at the Federal Level..  Jon Cardinal is Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s Director of Economic Development..  He…

Clinton Breaks Ground on Institute of Advanced Manufacturing

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The Institute of Advanced Manufacturing (IAM) at Clinton Community College is one step closer to becoming a reality. Today, the College officially broke ground on the 30,000 square foot facility. The IAM will be a state-of-the-art facility designed to support advanced manufacturing throughout the region. In a brief ground breaking ceremony, Clinton’s educational, community, and industry…

K&J – Beekmantown Elementary Science Fair Compliments Budget Vote

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In this K&J show we’re going to learn about science from 3rd 4th and 5th graders at Beekmantown Elementary School.. There were about 55 students who participated in the event on Tuesday Evening.. The Science Fair Coincides with the Budget Vote and as we found our way to the elementary hallway, we began by stopping at the middle school gym and asking Beekmantown’s Treasurer Eric Bell to give us a feel for how the vote was going..