Press Releases

RSS

Features

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. Now they’re turning to you, and the internet, to help fund the 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

The New Mountain Lake PBS Membercard Now Offers Even Greater Benefits

We're pleased to announce the re-launch of the popular member benefit, the Mountain Lake PBS MemberCard. Beginning in November 2013, donors will receive a MemberCard by making a 1-time gift of $75 or higher, or by becoming a Sustaining Member. more »

Nov 15, 2013 Press Releases

Mountain Lake PBS to Host Town Hall Forum On Common Core Standards

Mountain Lake PBS will film a panel discussion on the Common Core Standards moderated by Thom Hallock, host of Mountain Lake Journal. Panelists will include Education Commissioner John King, a local principal, teacher, parent and superintendent. more »

Oct 31, 2013 Press Releases

Mountain Lake PBS to Host 1920s Gala and Premiere Inspired by Downton Abbey

We're pleased to announce “A Downton Abbey Gala and Premiere” on December 14th, 2013. The evening begins with a cocktail hour and silent auction followed by a formal dinner, and culminates with a screening of the first episode of season 4. more »

Sep 17, 2013 Press Releases

Mountain Lake PBS Transformer Repairs Complete, Broadcasting Resumes

As of Wednesday 7/23 at approximately 4 PM, Mountain Lake PBS resumed broadcasting from its Lyon Mountain transmitter after replacing the transformers that that were damaged during storms in late June. more »

Jul 24, 2013 Press Releases (12 Comments)

New Documentary Preserving Adirondack Folk Songs Looks Online to Raise Funds Independently

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

Jul 11, 2013 Press Releases

Transformer Repair Update

Repairs are well underway to repair the damage that the storms of late June caused to the transformers at our Lyon Mountain transmitter site. At this time, Mountain Lake PBS has restored service to nearly all cable and satellite providers. more »

Jul 10, 2013 Press Releases

UPDATE: Mountain Lake PBS Off the Air Due to Transformer Fire

Crews of engineers have successfully assessed the damage at the site, and have found that the transformers were completely lost in the fire. The best estimate for completion of repairs is approximately 3 weeks. more »

Jul 10, 2013 Press Releases (23 Comments)

Mountain Lake PBS to Broadcast New Armenian Feature Documentary

Mountain Lake PBS will be broadcasting a unique and new documentary by the Emmy-Award winning filmmaker, Bared Maronian, Orphans of the Genocide on Sunday the 16th of June 2013 at 6 pm. more »

Jun 13, 2013 Press Releases

Viewers Can Now Access Mountain Lake PBS Content Via Roku

Mountain Lake PBS announced today that videos from favorite PBS and PBS KIDS programs like Newshour, Frontline, Curious George and Mountain Lake Journal can now be accessed on the Roku streaming platform. more »

May 16, 2013 Press Releases

KIDS WIN LOCAL PBS KIDS GO! WRITERS CONTEST

Mountain Lake PBS honored the winners of its annual PBS Kids Go! Writers Contest with a celebration on April 30th at 4:00 pm. The PBS KIDS GO! Writers Contest invites children from kindergarten to third grade to write and illustrate their own stories more »

May 8, 2013 Press Releases