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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..

Mulverhill Announces Campaign for 115th Assembly District

Franklin County Sheriff Kevin Mulverhill Announces Campaign for 115th Assembly District Sheriff Mulverhill, in a statement emailed to WNBZ says he is seeking the 115th New York State Assembly seat currently held by Assemblywoman Janet Duprey. “The Assemblywoman has held this position for 10 years, and she recently announced she will not be seeking re-election in November. …

Close to 1,000 graduate from SUNY Plattsburgh Saturday

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Close to 1,000 students attended two graduation ceremonies at SUNY Plattsburgh on Saturday… Click on the play bar or download the link below to listen to our conversation with municipal leaders as well as college administrators and students as they participate in the two graduation ceremonies on Saturday.. K&J – 051616 – SUNY Plattbsurgh Graduation…

North Country Honor Flight Sends 14 Vets to DC

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14 Veterans were given the opportunity to visit their Memorials in Washington DC on Saturday..   Barrie Finnigan is the Director of North Country Honor Flight…  He says they’ve moved the ceremony indoors at the Plattsburgh Recreation Center and it seems like they’ve got a good crowd for the ceremony. Saturday’s Honor Flight was the first…

USA Luge Staying in Lake Placid

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced over the weekend that USA Luge will remain in Lake Placid. The announcement follows the association’s annual meeting, in Park City, Utah, in which the USA Luge board of directors voted unanimously to keep their headquarters in upstate New York for the next five years. Last year, USA Luge issued a…

K&J – An Interview with Mayoral Candidate Colin Read

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Plattsburgh’s Mayor Jim Calnon recently announced his plans to run again for another term as mayor… Mayor Calnon has chosen to be an independent.. He says.. Representing the needs of all of the residents of Plattsburgh..  And earlier this week Clinton County Legislator Colin Read announced he would be running on the Democratic line for…

Assemblywoman Janet Duprey Announces Retirement

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Assemblywoman Janet Duprey announced her retirement earlier today. She spoke to the media and a special group of family and friends at the West Side Ballroom here in Plattsburgh. “We all know this is the silly season of Politics,” she began, ” It seems that everyone has an opinion about my career. For quite some…