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Remembering David Bowie

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Music icon David Bowie, whose illustrious career lasted five decades with hits like “Fame,” ”Heroes” and “Let’s Dance,” died Sunday at the age of 69, his U.S. agent, Steve Martin, confirmed to CBS News in London. Click here for more from CBS News Bowie’s website, davidbowie.com, says the innovative singer, songwriter and actor “died peacefully…

Not one, but two 2016 Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Buttons

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“Doonesbury” cartoonist Garry Trudeau has released his button design for the 2016 Saranac Lake Winter Carnival, and the big surprise is there are two different buttons!  There is usually one button each year, so this double edition is a rarity. Using the Winter Carnival’s designated theme “Superheroes and Villains,” Trudeau’s illustrations show “Doonesbury” characters Zonker…

A New Town Supervisor in Plattsburgh

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In today’s podcast, we’re following up on new beginnings for the Town Council in the Town of Plattsburgh…  Monday Night’s meeting was the first with Michael Cashman in the Seat vacated only a few days ago by the former Supervisor, and now retired Bernie Bassett. The meeting itself provided opportunities for Supervisor Cashman to follow…

K&J – First Night Saranac Lake

In Today’s Podcast, we’re talking with members of the Committee in charge of organizing First Night in Saranac Lake…  The committee was gathered for their final working meeting Tuesday night at the Saranac Lake Chamber of Commerce offices at the North Elba Townhouse in Saranac Lake..  First Night Saranac Lake kicks off at 6pm Thursday…

Plattsburgh’s Fire Chief – Randy Stone set to Retire

The end of the year brings some changes to Plattsburgh’s Fire Department…  Fire Chief Randy Stone has been in the department for 35 years… We spoke with him recently about his tenure as Plattsburgh’s Fire chief… And his plans to retire… Chief Stone will officially be stepping down from his perch at the top of…

K&J – Mayor Calnon / City Council Remembers 2015

We’re coming to the end of year number two for Plattsburgh Mayor Jim Calnon and councilors in all six wards in the City are also heading into the holidays now with just about two years under their belt.. In this edition of the K&J show we’ll speak with each councilor about 2015 and about the…

K&J – Plattsburgh’s First Annual Holiday Parade

The City of Plattsburgh over the weekend inaugurated an event that based on  year one attendance will most likely become an annual event…  For the last few years, The Strand Center for the Arts and First Weekends have brought back the tree lighting and this year, Plattsburgh’s Events and Promotions Coordinator Sandra Geddes brought the…

Dr. Ronald H. Goldfarb departs Trudeau Institute

  Board Chair Patricia Y. Tsien has announced  the departure of Dr. Ronald H. Goldfarb, President, Director and CEO of the Trudeau Institute effective November 30, 2015  to pursue other opportunities.  Ron has made critical contributions during his tenure at Trudeau.  Since the last quarter of 2012, Ron’s leadership resulted in the signing of an…

K&J – World Cup Luge Athletes Head to Weekend Competition in Lake Placid

The Viessmann Luge World Cup returns to Lake Placid this weekend… The competition consists of four events… Men’s singles, Women’s singles, Doubles and the team relay event.. The Doubles competition starts at 9:30 tomorrow and the Mens singles will follow at noon…  And then on Saturday, Women’s singles competition begins at 10:40 followed by the team relay at 2pm… You can find ticket information online at Whiteface Lake Placid dot com..

EmilySweeny150x250In today’s K&J show podcast we’re talking with Luge athletes on the finish platform at the Mt VanHovenberg sliding track in Lake Placid about the track, their success in Austria and about their focus on the weekend..  We’ll talk with Saranac Lake’s Chris Mazder. He finished tied for 8th in Singles in Austria last week and is hoping to do well this weekend on his home track in Lake Placid… Tucker West, is another men’s singles luger… He Finished 7th in Igles..  Plus our conversation continues with international athletes from Canada and Austria and we’ll head back to the home team for a conversation with Emily Sweeney..

 

 

 

Stefanik Meets with Troops in Afghanistan

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Congresswoman Elise Stefanik made a Thanksgiving week visit to Fort Drum Soldiers in Afghanistan….  She returned from the official Congressional Delegation visit on Wednesday.. Which included the stop in Afghanistan.. A stop in Egypt and one in Saudi Arabia and was joined by other colleagues on the House Armed Services Readiness Subcommittee. “The trip was…

K&J – Longueuil and Plattsburgh Mayors Commit to Cooperation

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The Mayor of Longueuil in Quebec, Caroline St-Hilaire, along with a delegation of Longueuil business leaders, were guests of the Plattsburgh’s Mayor Jim Calnon and the City of Plattsburgh on Monday…  Mayor Calnon was joined in welcoming the Longueuil contingent by Senator Betty Little, who serves as Honorary Chair of the Quebec-New York Corridor Coalition..  …

K&J – The 2015 NYSSMA Zone 6 All State Area Music Festival

In today’s WNBZ Podcast… A musical program. That’s because we spent the day at the New York State School Music Association 2015 Zone 6 Area All State Music Festival in Peru. The music festival is attended by some of the best high school musical performers in the state. The program begins with a mixed chorus, and continues with the Area All State Concert Band followed by the women’s chorus, and the Jazz Ensemble.

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WNBZ is searching for an independently minded Account Executive for the Plattsburgh and surrounding areas in Clinton County. We’re hoping to find someone who currently lives in the region and is familiar with the businesses in the region. The Morning News on WNBZ, while providing a regional and nationwide perspective on the news of the…

K&J – A New Set of Codes for Saranac Lake

The Village of Saranac Lake is in the final phase of re-defining building construction and zoning codes and one of the members of the Village Board, Village Trustee Paul VanCott has been actively involved in the re-write for the last several years…  He sits down with us and gives a look at what the work entails…

The new re-write of the code book will simplify our understanding of the overall vision for the village..    The Village Board has been through a few work-sessions over the month of November and will most likely take up contemplation of their final draft before year’s end..

K&J – No Shave November / Men’s Health Awareness

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November is “Men’s Health Awareness Month.” Adirondack Health Foundation is helping to support “No Shave November” sponsored by the Oncology Department at AMC. They’re helping to promote men’s health with a no shaving contest that culminates at the end of the month with different gift packages and prizes for the best beards…. And different styles…