Category: Business

K&J – Champlain Valley Boat & RV Show

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Join us today for the K&J show. We’re thinking about spring.. And Outdoor Recreation…  Over the weekend we had an opportunity to stop into the Champlain Valley Boat and RV Show at the Crete Civic Center…    And in addition to speaking with a few of the vendors, we’ll also speak with Scott Woodward who is the…

AMC Introduces Plans for New Operating Suites

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Adirondack Health Recently assembled a life-size model of one of six new operating rooms being built at Adirondack Medical Center. The preview was held during an open house, hosted by Adirondack Health and the Saranac Lake Chamber of Commerce to give doctors, nurses and everyone else an opportunity to walk through the mock up to…

Adirondack Health Demos New Operating Room Suites

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Adirondack Health says plans to break ground on a transformational restructuring of the surgical department at AMC in Saranac Lake are well under way..  Communications Director Joe Riccio tells us the udated facilities will offer new and expanded services for residents and visitors. But first, he says… AMC wants to make sure all their ‘ducks’…

Downtown Plattsburgh’s Irish Festival is this Saturday

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The City of Plattsburgh and ADK Hard Cider host the first annual Irish Festival this Saturday, March 12, from 11a.m.-5p.m.  The new Irish Festival will be held in the Durkee Street parking lot. Discover Plattsburgh Events Coordinator Sandra Geddes says the event is the second event in the Discover Plattsburgh Event Series. “It’s a free event…

North Country Chamber Sees Optimism in Recent Annual Issues Survey

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The North Country Chamber of Commerce has released the results of its Annual Issue Survey, conducted in mid-February and drawing a response rate of 15% from the 4,200 businesses surveyed in Clinton, Franklin, Essex, Hamilton and northern Warren Counties. In one feature of the survey, the Chamber establishes the annual “BUSINESS CONFIDENCE INDEX”, which is…

Lake Placid Horse Shows Rename Jumper Annex

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Competitors at the Lake Placid and I Love New York Horse Shows will notice a new name on one of the rings this coming season. The jumper annex has recently been renamed the E.R. Mische Jumper Ring, in honor of the late Gene Mische, one of the founders of the Lake Placid Horse Shows and…

City Council Considers Options for Farmers Market

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Plattsburgh’s City Council is evaluating the 2016 Farmers Market Season and it’s current location on Durkee Street downtown. Plattsburgh’s Mayor Jim Calnon says the Council is assessing interest in alternate days of operation including other possible locations, and to determine if any other organizations would like to be considered as Farmers Market Operators; for other…

K&J – A Forum on Trade (TPP) and the Global Economy

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On Wednesday night, city councilors, residents and SUNY Plattsburgh students gathered at the Auditorium in Plattsburgh’s city hall to discuss the implications of the Trans Pacific Partnership..  The Forum is Moderated by Councilwoman Rachelle Armstrong. There were about 60 people in the audience and the panel included Timothy Palmer, the Group Leader of the North Country…

Jason Ashley / Grateful Toad Banned from Selling Designer Drugs

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has secured a temporary order barring Jason Ashley and his head shop, “The Grateful Toad” on Broadway in Saranac Lake, from selling improperly labeled designer drugs.  Schneiderman also filed papers seeking a permanent injunction against Ashley and thousands of dollars in penalties and costs. The order was signed by State…

Cuomo: New York is “Stronger than Any Point in History”

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Governor Cuomo says the State of the State is stronger than at any point in recent history…   Albeit about an hour behind schedule on Wednesday afternoon. The Governor says with all that they’ve done however, The state is not immune to the problems vexing our nation.. Crumbling infrastructure, a slow economic recovery, the unambiguous reality…

K&J – The Vermont Green Line

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National Grid is finalizing a proposal to bring clean and affordable on-shore wind and hydropower to Connecticut and New England via a new 400 MegaWatt High Power DC Transmission line… It’s a project called The Vermont Green Line… Joe Rosignoli is the Director of U.S. Business Development for National Grid. He made a presentation to the Beekmantown School…

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…