Category: Arts & Entertainment

K&J – The Downtown Plattsburgh Holiday Parade

Today we’re looking back to Saturday’s Holiday Downtown Parade and Tree Lighting at the Strand Center for the arts.. The parade itself started down Brinkerhoff and as things were getting underway, we caught up with some of the participants in the parade.. One float in particular caught our attention..  Employees and their families in the…

Lake Champlain Film Festival Starts Wednesday

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This November 16-20 the Lake Champlain International Film Festival plans to outdo itself. With more films and visiting filmmakers than ever before, the festival will spotlight women in film and issues concerning drug abuse. Comedy, Drama, Horror, Experimental, and Documentary films from all over the globe will play alongside panel discussions featuring experts and filmmakers.…

Strand Looks to Raise $6,000 for Christmas Tree Lights

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The City of Plattsburgh and the Strand Center for the Arts are teaming up once again with local sponsors to hold their second annual holiday parade in December. This year, the Strand is hoping to add another $6,000 Dollars in lighting to the holiday tree in their front yard…   Ward Six Councilman Josh Kretzer is…

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…

Battle of Plattsburgh 2016 – Schedule

2016 BATTLE OF PLATTSBURGH SCHEDULE OF EVENTS THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8 10a.m. THE BATTLE OF CULVER HILL MEMORIAL CEREMONY Sponsored by the Town of Beekmantown Culver Hill Historical Park, State Rt. 22, 2 miles north of intersection of Rte. 374 in Beekmantown On September 6, 1814, a large British army numbering in the thousands marched through…

Clinton County Historical Assoc Re-Opens Bluff Point Lighthouse

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The Clinton County Historical Association (CCHA) is pleased to announce the re-opening of the newly renovated Bluff Point Lighthouse on Valcour Island. Free tours of the Bluff Point Lighthouse are offered every Sunday in July and August from 1 to 3 p.m. Visitors to the Lighthouse enjoy displays depicting the history of Lake Champlain Lighthouses,…

Another Big Day at 47th Annual Lake Placid Horse Show

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Victoria Birdsall Wins Hampton Inn Jumper Class Grace Jackson and Coastal Win Grand Junior Hunter Championship Victoria Birdsall rode Luxina to victory in the $1,500 Hampton Inn 1.35-meter Jumper Class Thursday at the 47th annual Lake Placid Horse Show, presented by Sea Shore Stables LLC. The horse show also crowned some hunter champions with Grace…

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…

Cumberland Head Student Benjamin Giroux is Beekmantown Poet Laureatte

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Benjamin Giroux, 5th Grade Student Beekmantown Poet Laureate was a guest speaker just prior to the school board’s public hearing on the budget Tuesday evening. Benjamin read his poem to the audience and to members of the board and received a special plaque from Superintendent Daniel Mannix acknowledging his accomplishment. Giroux also received official recognition…

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…

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…

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…

K&J – The Winter Carnival Parade

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Join us for our extended K&J show podcast.. Today we’re talking with all of the participants in the Winter Carnival Parade along with the King & the Queen of Winter Carnival Brendan Keough and Kathy Ford.. This is Part One; This is Part Two; The Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Gala Parade results are as follows;…

K&J – Winter Carnival Coronation

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Every year the Saranac Lake kicks off with the Coronation of Carnival royalty who include The High School Court, the pages, Prince and Princess, the Chamberlain and the Arch Bishop. In addition It’s at Coronation when we find out who will be the King & Queen.. Members of the community who have been nominated for…

37 Locations Now Selling Winter Carnival Buttons

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The Saranac Lake Winter Carnival buttons are now available for sale.  Doonsbury Cartoonist Garry Trudeau, who was raised in Saranac Lake has been creating the Winter Carnival button design since 1981.  This year he created two buttons in honor of the carnival’s theme… “Superheroes & Villains.” The buttons are $4 each and you can find…

K&J – Discovering Plattsburgh’s Events Series

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Discover Plattsburgh, and The Adirondack Coast in conjunction with The City of Plattsburgh’s Community Development office and Events Coordinator Sandra Geddes announced a new events series yesterday afternoon saying the combination and sharing of the marketing of the region becomes an integral part of the City’s promotional planning..  Click on the play bar to listen to…