Category: Saranac Lake

K&J – 115th Assembly Candidate Billy Jones Visits Studio B

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In our Podcast today, we’re speaking with Billy Jones. Jones is the Democratic candidate running to win the 115th Assembly seat in New York being vacated by Assemblywoman Janet Duprey. Billy grew up on a family dairy farm in Chateaugay, New York,. He attended Chateaugay Central School and Graduated in 1992. Billy ran his family…

K&J – 115th Assembly Candidate Sheriff Kevin Mulverhill

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As we all know, the election cycle has hit full gear..  One of the key races in the North Country is for the Assembly seat being vacated by Assemblywoman Janet Dupery in the 115th Distrct. We’ve already spoken with the two candidates; Democrat Billy Jones, and with Republican Kevin Mulverhill. Those two conversations were early…

TEACH NY – Raising Awareness of Teacher Preparedness

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In New York State we’re told that applications and enrollments in teacher preparation programs have declined by 50% in the last 5 or 6 years… And although there are fewer students graduating, and a perception that there are too many teachers.. The truth is that school districts across the state are having difficulty recruiting good…

K&J – AMC Breaks Ground on New Surgical Services Department

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A ground-breaking ceremony at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake on Wednesday symbolizes the official beginning of construction of the new Surgical Services Department at the Hospital in Saranac Lake.. It’s a $22 Million Dollar project…  And part of the larger $36 Million Dollar Future of Care campaign.. Which will also include the new Lake…

A New Health Care Campus for Lake Placid

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Adirondack Health played host to the community on Wednesday at the Conference Center in Lake Placid.. The event featured a life-size model of one of six new operating rooms being built at Adirondack Medical Center along with plans for the new sports medicine facility in Lake Placid.. For more on the Capital Campaign and the…

K&J – A National Diabetes Prevention Program to Open in Tupper Lake Sept 14th

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Beginning on Sept. 14th, Adirondack Health will offer a six-week comprehensive Diabetes Self-Management Education Program at the Goff Nelson Library in Tupper Lake. Taught by an interdisciplinary team of four physicians, pharmacist, dietitian/certified diabetes educator, nurse/certified diabetes educator, exercise specialist and RNs, the program will meet Wednesdays from 10am to 11am. Today we’re talking about…

Saranac Lake Helping Visitors Find their Way

The Village of Saranac Lake Parks and Trails Advisory Board (PTAB) and Community Development Department are announcing the Village Wayfinding signs and seeking sponsors for the signs.  Wayfinding signage point towards recreational opportunities in our Village of Saranac Lake, as well as welcoming visitors and directing them to points of interest. The Wayfinding signs allow our…

Come to the Fair Book Sale Ends Today with $5 Bag Sale

After three days of “Come to the Fair” at the Saranac Lake Free Library in Saranac Lake, much of the inventory for sale has been sold, with proceeds from the book sale benefiting library activities.. Today from 9am until Noon, library volunteers will be selling the remainder of the books for $5 a bag. Officials…

Adirondack Health Introduces New CEO to the Community

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Open forums scheduled for public to meet Sylvia Getman;    For the first time in two decades, a new President & CEO is leading Adirondack Health.  Sylvia Getman was formally introduced to the community on Wednesday, July 6 at the first of several outreach sessions planned for the coming weeks as she settles into her…

Clyde Rabideau Endorses Area 4 Candidate Simon Conroy

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Saranac Lake’s Mayor Clyde Rabideau is a former Mayor of Plattsburgh who grew up in Clinton Count’s Area 4..  Has announced his endorsement of Simon Conroy, who recently announced he would continue his bid for the Clinton County Legislature and hopes to win the Democratic primary on September 13th. Rabideau says He’s “known Simon for…