Category: Travel / Tourism

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,…

K&J – Touring the Lake Placid Horse Shows

I Love New York Horse Show - Tim Hooker - THUMB

The I Love New York Horse Show is the second of two weeks comprising the 47th annual Lake Placid Horse Shows, presented by Sea Shore Stables LLC.. The I Love New York Horse Show runs through Sunday, highlighted by the $100,000 Equine Insurance Services/Great American Grand Pix on Saturday, July 9. Saturday also features the horse…

Kylie & Kara sing the National Anthem

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If you haven’t heard a good version of the National Anthem lately, take a moment and listen to this one.. During the 4th of July Parade in Plattsburgh, Kylie and Kara sang a version from the back of one of the Classic Cars Clubs Vehicles in the parade. They were singing it over and over…

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…

Kevin Babington Wins $75,000 Devoucoux Grand Prix

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Irish Olympic veteran Kevin Babington rode Shorapur to the only clean round to claim victory in the $75,000 Devoucoux Grand Prix of Lake Placid to culminate the 47th annual Lake Placid Horse Show, presented by Sea Shore Stables LLC. Thirty horses tried to master the 15-jump course designed by Olaf Petersen, Jr. of Germany and…

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…

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…

North Country Honor Flight Sends 14 Vets to DC

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14 Veterans were given the opportunity to visit their Memorials in Washington DC on Saturday..   Barrie Finnigan is the Director of North Country Honor Flight…  He says they’ve moved the ceremony indoors at the Plattsburgh Recreation Center and it seems like they’ve got a good crowd for the ceremony. Saturday’s Honor Flight was the first…

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…