Category: Outdoors

K&J – Independence Day in Plattsburgh

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A full day of activities in Plattsburgh and Downtown, the 4th of July parade kicks off from Jay street, where we had an opportunity to speak with local organizations, candidates and many other parade participants. Click on the link below to listen; K&J – 070516 – Plattsbugh’s 4th of July Parade And if you haven’t…

Lake Placid Horse Show Opens with Win for Laura Chapot

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Lake Placid, NY – June 28, 2016 – The 47th annual Lake Placid Horse Shows, presented by Sea Shore Stables LLC, opened their two-week stay in the Adirondacks Tuesday with a limited schedule that featured a win by Laura Chapot in the Sidelines 1.30-meter Speed Class. Chapot picked up right where she left off last…

A $1,500 Reward for Info Leading to Arrest of Vet’s Bridge Vandal

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Local veterans organizations in Plattsburgh are teaming up to find the person who vandalized two signs on the Newly Dedicated Veteran’s Bridge.. Ward IV Councilor Paul O’Connell says American Legion groups around the area and some concerned citizens have raised over $1,500 Dollars.. “This particular act of vandalism really  bothered him and it’s a slap in…

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 – 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…

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…

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…

K&J – Saranac River Trail Enters Phase Two

Saturday turned out to be a beautiful day and that was the case for the Saranac River trail as many residents in the region participated in a citywide cleanup.. One of the locations they chose this year was the river trail which is where we stopped first… Clean up Day Saturday wasn’t just about the…

K&J – 5k/10k this weekend Benefits Blood Cancer Research

Krista Tuthill

Krista Tuithill is a lifelong native of Vermontville.. Her parents are Bryon and Amy Tuthill, and she graduated from Saranac Lake High School in 2006… This weekend (Saturday April 9th) she’s the co-sponsor of a 5k/10k run to benefit blood cancer research. She’s been planning the event with the help of DJ Racette who also…

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…

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…

1st Annual Discover Plattsburgh Irish Festival is a Winner

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It was a gorgeous weekend in the North Country and that was good news for the first Annual Irish Festival in Plattsburgh…  The event was held in the Durkee Street parking lot where the Farmers Market building was turned into an Irish Tavern for the day. Plattsburgh Events and Promotions Coordinator Sandra Geddes says it couldn’t…

Third Annual Adirondack Winter Challenge

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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the success of the third annual Adirondack Winter Challenge in Lake Placid, which highlights Upstate New York as a world-class tourism destination. Hundreds of State and local officials, community members and professional athletes joined Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul and senior administration officials to participate in some of the region’s most…