Category: Local News

Saranac Lake Taxpayers Funding 68% of School’s Budget

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The Saranac Lake Central School District’s budget will come in under the tax cap. According to Business Executive Cindy Moody, 68% of Saranac Lake Central School District’s annual $29 Million Dollar budget comes from the taxpayers in the district.. The State’s contribution comes in at just under 29%… And that’s quite a lot less than some…

Alice Hyde Medical Center Joins The University of Vermont Health Network

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Five-hospital affiliation now includes Alice Hyde Medical Center, Central Vermont Medical Center, Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital (CVPH), Elizabethtown Community Hospital and UVM Medical Center (Click on the audio links below to listen)  The University of Vermont Health Network is pleased to officially welcome Alice Hyde Medical Center as its fifth hospital. The inclusion of Alice…

City Dems Endorse Colin Read in his Run for Mayor

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The City Democratic Committee endorsed candidates for city posts at its May 10th meeting.  Committee Chair Rachelle Armstrong says Colin Read, who revealed his intention to run to the committee chair last Friday, has been endorsed by the committee for mayor.  “As an area businessman, scholar, and public servant’” Armstrong says, “Read offers a new…

City of Plattsburgh Seeks Proposals for Food Service at the Plattsburgh City Beach and Plattsburgh City Marina

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The City of Plattsburgh invites proposals from interested individuals and businesses to provide food service options at the Plattsburgh City Beach and the Plattsburgh City Marina.  RFP documents can be found on www.cityofplattsburgh-ny.gov and the City of Plattsburgh’s Recreation Department webpage, www.plattsburghrecreation.com.  The City of Plattsburgh is seeking energetic, innovative vendors who are interested in…

City Advances $34,000 for Saratoga Replica Project at City Beach

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The City of Plattsburgh is loaning itself enough money to cover construction of a replica of the Saratoga..  If you recall… The Saratoga was anchored in Plattsburgh Bay during the Battle of Plattsburgh in 1814 and it’s Victory helped solidify the American’s control of Lake Champlain at the time… Plattsburgh Mayor Jim Calnon says they needed an…

ANZAC Day Brings Australia to Saranac Lake

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The Village of Saranac Lake, Australian students from NCCC and a delegation from the Australian Embassy in Washington, DC were on hand Monday to commemorate ANZAC Day for PTS Awareness. The commemoration was held at the World War One Veterans Memorial Park. ANZAC Day, celebrated on April 25th of each year, is a day of…

K&J – Mayor Calnon Announces Run for 2nd Term

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Plattsburgh Mayor Jim Calnon announced on Monday that he’s decided to run for a 2nd term as Mayor in the City of Plattsburgh..  Mayor Calnon says he feels good and he’s healthy and he’s made the decision because he says there are a lot of things that are out there that are in motion that…

Donald Trump Stumps Plattsburgh

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With the New York Primary on Tuesday, Donald Trump is campaigning across the state and on Friday Afternoon.. he was at the Crete Civic Center asking voters, many of whom were undecided, to vote for him in the primary and then again in the general election. The Civic Center wasn’t filled to capacity but did…

K&J – Hunting for Easter Eggs at CVPH

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Kerry Haley is the Executive Director, and Michelle Senecal is the Events Manager and Special Projects Coordinator at the Foundation of CVPH. The Easter Egg Hunt at CVPH is Saturday (3/26/16) and kids should be lined up and ready to go at 10 am because the hunt begins at 10am sharp on the front lawn…

A Pledge to Plattsburgh’s Outdoor Recreation and Zoning

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A Public hearing is scheduled to consider zoning changes to the property next to the old Cadyville Gulf Station…  But before the Town Board can vote on the resolution they were lead in the Pledge by the Peru Girls Scout Daisies Troup 4114 on Monday Evening.. The beginning of the meeting was quite busy actually…

K&J – “Working” Saranac Lake High School Musical Opens Tonight

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If you’re one of those in the working class…The odds are good that you’ll relate to Saranac Lake High School’s Musical with performances at 7:30pm Thursday, Friday and Saturday this week (March 17th, 2016 through March 19th)   It’s called Working..  And it’s based on the 1974 book by author Studs Terkel Called “Working: People Talk About…