Press Releases



Adirondack Carousel to Host a Screening of Roadside Adventures

The Adirondack Carousel will host a screening of the Mountain Lake PBS Roadside Adventures episode highlighting the New York State Carousels on Thursday, August 21st at 5 pm in Saranac Lake, NY. more »

Aug 8, 2014 Press Releases

Warren and Washington Counties Pass Resolutions Calling on Cable Operator to Carry Mountain Lake PBS

Warren and Washington County leaders issued resolutions at their respective County Board of Supervisor meetings asking for Time Warner Cable, and potential new cable operator Comcast, to include Mountain Lake PBS in future cable channel listings. more »

Jul 18, 2014 Press Releases

Local PBS Station Grabs Award for Excellence in Broadcasting

Mountain Lake PBS captured an award for Outstanding Locally Produced TV Show for “Mountain Lake PBS Celebrates Lake Placid & the Winter Games.” The award was received at the New York State Broadcasters Association (NYSBA) Awards gala. more »

Jun 20, 2014 Press Releases

PBS and Mountain Lake PBS Announce New Fall Lineup

Mountain Lake PBS announced today an expansive fall primetime lineup that launches with the premiere of Ken Burns’ seven-part series THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY, introduces HOW WE GOT TO NOW, a new “Think Wednesday” series, and more. more »

Jun 19, 2014 Press Releases


Mountain Lake PBS is proud to announce the winners of the 20th Annual Mountain Lake PBS Kids Writers Contest, and the winners of the Oh the Places You’ll Go with Reading Video Contest. more »

Jun 18, 2014 Press Releases

Special Public Forum Addressing The Heroin Epidemic in The North Country

Mountain Lake PBS will host a special public forum addressing the growing heroin crisis in the North Country on Tuesday, June 24 at 6 PM. The forum will be recorded and broadcast on Friday, June 27 at 8 PM. more »

Jun 13, 2014 Press Releases

Mountain Lake PBS Adirondack Music Documentary Honored with an Emmy!

A television documentary celebrating history through music can celebrate it's Emmy Award win this week! more »

Jun 12, 2014 , Press Releases

Mountain Lake PBS to Broadcast Republican Primary Debate on June 12

Republican Congressional candidates Elise Stefanik and Matt Doheny in New York’s 21st District will meet in a debate airing June 12 at 7 PM on Mountain Lake PBS. more »

Jun 5, 2014 Press Releases

Robot Featured in Adirondack History Center Museum Exhibit

How much does the beloved robot from the famous Star Wars Movies relate to Essex County History? "ArtoD2" was built by Essex County Native by Arto Monaco. His work will be a feature exhibit at the Adirondack History Center Museum starting June 7th! more »

Jun 2, 2014 Press Releases

New York Youth: Creative Summer

“New York Youth: Creative Summer” Looks at the Creative Force That Drives High School Students to Give Up Their Summer Vacations for Four Weeks of Intensive Work more »

May 29, 2014 Press Releases

Mountain Lake PBS President and CEO Alice Recore to Retire by End of 2014

Mountain Lake PBS announced today that Alice Recore, President and Chief Executive Officer for the last 11 years, has decided to retire by the end of 2014. more »

Apr 25, 2014 Press Releases

Service Interruption Notice

Mountain Lake PBS will be off the air for a period of one to three hours on Friday, April 18th. This planned outage is expected to take place between 1 PM and 5 PM. more »

Apr 17, 2014 Press Releases

New Documentary Examining Climate Change in the Adirondacks Looks Online to Raise Funds Independently

Mountain Lake PBS and Bright Blue EcoMedia have teamed up to look at the effects of climate change in the Adirondacks, and the next generation of visionaries working to make a difference. more »

Apr 7, 2014 Press Releases

Mountain Lake PBS Launches Career Crosswalks Initiative

With grant support from the Corporation For Public Broadcasting (CPB) and POV, Mountain Lake PBS is launching a new initiative called Career Crosswalks aimed at helping students to see the relevance of their education to potential careers. more »

Apr 3, 2014 Press Releases

Mountain Lake PBS Celebrates a New Season of Roadside Adventures

Mountain Lake PBS is pleased to host a gathering and sneak preview of the new season of Roadside Adventures with Derek Muirden. Fans and viewers are invited to join in the celebration at the Ground Round on Smithfield Blvd on Tuesday, March 4th. more »

Feb 25, 2014 Press Releases

Mountain Lake PBS Nationwide Research Confirms that PBS is America's Most Trusted Institution for 11th Consecutive Year

Today, Mountain Lake PBS President and CEO Alice Recore, announced that during a time of significant increase in broadcast audience numbers and growing reach on digital platforms, PBS and its member stations were again named #1 in trust. more »

Feb 24, 2014 Press Releases

Mountain Lake PBS Launches 20th Annual PBS Kids Writers Contest

Mountain Lake PBS is once again encouraging early elementary-aged students to stretch their creative wings by hosting the PBS KIDS Writers Contest. For 20 years, thousands of local kids in grades K-3 have participated in this annual contest. more »

Jan 8, 2014 Press Releases

Mountain Lake PBS Receives Grant to Build Awareness About 'American Promise'

American Documentary | POV has awarded grants totaling $150,000 to 17 PBS stations to support local programming and community activities connected with the award-winning documentaries American Promise and Brooklyn Castle. more »

Dec 17, 2013 Press Releases

Tickets still available for 1920's Gala & Premiere Inspired by Downton Abbey

There is still time to reserve seats at the 1920’s Gala & Premiere Inspired by Downton Abbey being hosted by Mountain Lake PBS on December 14, 2013. more »

Dec 3, 2013 Press Releases

New Documentary Preserving Adirondack Folk Songs to Premiere on December 6th

A new film documents the work of Marjorie Lansing Porter, a woman who traveled the Adirondacks collecting rare folk songs that are being rediscovered 60 years later. more »

Dec 2, 2013 Press Releases