Mountain Lake PBS — Your stories, Your station. Mountain Lake PBS is the public media station serving the Adirondacks, the Champlain Valley and Quebec. en-us Copyright © Mountain Lake PBS 2014. All rights reserved. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT The Fort Ticonderoga Association Names New Board Members Fort Ticonderoga named four members to its Board of Trustees: Dr. Eliot Cohen, Washington, DC; Dr. John Macionis, Mount Vernon, Ohio; Craig Treiber, Long Island, New York; and Susan Darrin, Hague, New York.

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Mountain Lake Journal - September 12, 2014 Fire Closes School, Primary Battles, Poll Results, Lake Mystery, Under Construction, Ready To Do Battle, History Train

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LISTEN: The Poignant End of Summer According to the calendar, one day it's summer and the next it's fall. Nature marks the change of the season a little differently.

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Old Ammunition Discovered in Lake George A surprising discovery in Lake George dating back to the days of the Civil War. Matt Henson reports on why the recovery of several crates full of old ammunition was no easy task.

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Great Performances | Star-Spangled Spectacular Commemorate the national anthem's creation and the defense of Fort McHenry that inspired it. Saturday, September 13, at 8 PM.

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BLUEGRASS UNDERGROUND | Widespread Panic Taped in full HD 333-feet below ground within Tennessee's majestic Cumberland Caverns, this 13-part "musical adventure" features both well-established and top emerging artists. Friday, September 19 at 12 PM.

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The Roosevelts: An Intimate History | Intro All next week, witness Ken Burns's interwoven stories of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt. Starting Sunday, September 14 at 8 PM.

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Adirondack Outdoor Recreation Conditions Report - September 12, 2014 John Warren of the Adirondack Almanack checks in each Friday morning with a look at outdoor recreation conditions around the Adirondacks for the weekend.

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The Melting Pot of SUNY Plattsburgh Plattsburgh may be a small town in upstate NY, but it holds a large amount of diversity on its campus. Meet Souadou Camara, a senior at the SUNY Plattsburgh, that has a mission to tell stories of students from different walks of life. Stay tuned!

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MATT FUNICIELLO | Green Party Candidate In-depth interview with Green Party Candidate Matt Funiciello during his first campaign stop in Plattsburgh on August 28th. Funiciello, a bakery owner from Glens Falls, is one of 3 candidates running for Congress in Northern New York's 21st district

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Journey Across Canada aboard The Canadian with VIA Rail Canada is home to one of the most scenic train rides in the world ! Last week I had the privilege of traveling with my adventurous co-reviewer mom to experience a bucket-list 21 day journey across Canada on VIA Rail’s The Canadian.

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Mountain Lake Journal (Business Edition) - September 5, 2014 Whopper of a Deal, Bidding War, Power Play, International Finance Bank, Irene Aftermath, Whiteface Memorial Highway Under Repair, Business Roundtable

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A Visit to The 1812 Homestead in Willsboro, NY Jack LaDuke visits a living museum that shows what life was like for the pioneers who lived in the North Country around the time of the War of 1812.

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Experts Discuss Burger King Deal to Buy Tim Hortons - Extended Roundtable Our business experts, Colin Read and Jay Bryan discuss Burger King’s whopper of a deal to buy Tim Hortons and the bidding war for Family Dollar in our MLJ Business Edition roundtable.

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200th Battle of Plattsburgh Commemoration - Extended Roundtable Plattsburgh holds one of the biggest commemorations in the city’s history to mark the bi-centennial of the naval battle that played a significant role in the War of 1812.

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Mountain Lake Journal - September 5, 2014 Spiny Water Flea Invades Lake Champlain, Cuomo Signs Invasive Species Bill, Lake Clean-Up, Fun in the Sun, 200th Battle of Plattsburgh Commemoration, 1812 Homestead Museum

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MASTERPIECE | Breathless: A Scene from Episode 3 Watch a scene from Breathless, Episode 3, starring Jack Davenport, premiering Sunday, September 7, 2014, 9 PM

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FRONTLINE | Ebola Outbreak FRONTLINE brings you an up-close, on-the-ground look the Ebola crisis that is currently claiming lives, overwhelming hospitals and health-care workers, and continuing to get worse. Tuesday, September 9 at 10 PM.

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LISTEN: Home On The Range With Ants And Aphids I'd forgive anyone for thinking I was pulling a leg when telling them that some ants round up aphids on plant stems and tend them like dairy farmers care for cows.

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PIONEERS OF TELEVISION | Robin Williams Remembered This tribute to actor and comedian Robin Williams features one of his last full-length interviews for the Pioneers of Television series, including never-before-seen comments on his life and comedic and dramatic work. Tuesday, September 9 at 9 PM.

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Asleep Beneath The Sod: Saranac Lake's Historic Pine Ridge Cemetery | CURIOUSLY ADIRONDACK Saranac Lake's Pine Ridge Cemetery sprawls over a sandy hillside in the heart of the village. In it lie the last remains of the village's first settlers, along with hundreds of others, some well known, some not, who followed them across

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Mountain Lake Journal Preview - September 5, 2014 See what's coming up on Mountain Lake Journal this Friday at 8pm.

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RICK DALTON | American Graduate Champion College For Every Student founder, Rick Dalton has been helping teenagers graduate high school. His organization helps young people of all ages explore their higher education options. Tune in September 27, at 11 am.

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JOHN JABLONSKI | American Graduate Champion Thrive Founder, John Jablonski has the mission to help kids graduate at every stage. His organization charted a roadmap of competencies and experiences to ensure kids were successful from cradle to career. Tune in September 27, at 11 am.

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JOHA BATTIN | American Graduate Champion IMPACTT founder, Joha Battin gives students the opportunity to envision their future career by placing them in their field of interest. This approach has encouraged students on the verge of dropping out of high school. Tune in September 27, at 11am.

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ALICE SAMPLE | American Graduate Champion Journey into Reading Founder, Alice Sample gives children an opportunity to enter school prepared to read. Through her organization she gives free books to children whose parents may not be able to afford it. Tune in September 27, at 11 am.

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The Battle of Plattsburgh | Roadside Adventures Festivities surrounding the annual commemoration of the decisive American victory during the War of 1812.

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Mountain Lake Journal - August 29, 2014 Rebuilding From Irene, Construction Zone, Safety Concerns, Path To Remember, Grand Battle Plans, GOP Primary

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Republican Karen Bisso Challenging Janet Duprey in GOP Primary - Extended Roundtable We sit down and talk, in depth, with Republican Karen Bisso, who is challenging Janet Duprey in the GOP Primary on Tuesday, September 9th.

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NYS Assemblywoman Janet Duprey Runs For 5th Term - Extended Roundtable The fall campaigns are gearing up. We sit down and talk, in depth, with New York State Assemblywoman Janet Duprey, who is running for a 5th term this fall in New York’s 115th Assembly District.

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LISTEN: Finding Common Ferns I've been seeing lots of ferns lately, and maybe you have, too. Most are tricky to identify. Still, there are three big common ones that are easy to know: the bracken, the interrupted, and the cinnamon.

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Airborne Speedway | Roadside Adventures Derek takes us on a high-octane adventure behind-the-scenes and on the track with all-access look at Airborne Speedway in Plattsburgh.

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NATURE | Cape Gannets and the Great Sardine Run | EARTHFLIGHT: Africa Cape gannets fly off the coast of South Africa in search of the great sardine run, the biggest fish migration in the world. Wednesday, September 2, at 8 PM.

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THE FIDEL CASTRO TAPES | Castro visits America A profile of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro that relies on media reports, rarely seen clips and footage from the Cuban archives to chart his life, including his rise to power in the late 1950s. Tuesday, September 2, at 9 PM.

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MASTERPIECE | Breathless: A Scene from Episode 2 Watch a scene from Breathless, Episode 2, starring Jack Davenport, premiering Sunday, August 31, 2014, 9 PM.

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Inspirational Grandparent/Grandchild Video Featured on Popular Blog Our From 9 to 90: Conversations with Gram mini-documentary was recently featured on the popular blog Ga Ga Sisterhood, a social network for enthusiastic, creative, caring women who indulge in the joy of being grandmothers.

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Mountain Lake Journal - August 22, 2014 Critical Report, Kidnapping Plot, Campaign Season, Fair Season, Ocean Bound, Schumer Tours Tupper Lake, Six Nations History, Backyard Chickens

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Canada Transportation Safety Board Calls For New Rules For Moving Oil A safety board in Canada calls for new rules and oversight for moving oil by rail and criticizes the American rail company involved in last summer’s deadly disaster in Lac Megantic, Quebec.

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Designer/Author Matt Wolpe on Backyard Chickens - Extended Roundtable Chickens have been growing in popularity in more and more backyards. We’ll meet a designer and author who is helping a new generation of urban farmers build their birds luxury accommodations.

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A Visit to The Six Nations Indian Museum in Onchiota, NY Our Jack LaDuke takes us to a special museum in the Adirondacks that showcases the history and culture of the Six Nations of the Iroquois Confederacy.

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LISTEN: Aye Aye Skipper Should you care about tiny drab butterflies that look like moths? I'm not sure. But plants all over the world seem to care a great deal about them

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Great Performances Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2014 Hear piano virtuoso Lang Lang in this open-air concertled by guest conductor Christoph Eschenbach. Friday, August 22, at 9 PM.

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Masterpiece Mystery! Breathless: Part 1 Experience the story of a dark secret amid the comlexities of the sexual revolution in 1961 London. Sunday, August 24, at 9 PM.

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Slimed! Adirondack Kids Love Amphibians! | CURIOUSLY ADIRONDACK Adirondack kids can't resist slimy things that hop and crawl. Join three warm-blooded young naturalists as they hunt for frogs, toads, and salamanders. Don't think amphibians are cool? Maybe we can change your mind.

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Mountain Lake Journal - August 15, 2014 Primary Battle, Power Line Wins Federal Approval, Help Wanted, Junior Volunteers, Queen of the Fairways, Beach Party, The Hard Places

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The Hard Places - Extended Roundtable With Producers We talk with the filmmakers of a new documentary on an eye doctor from Upstate New York, Tom Little, whose vision became his life work in war torn Afghanistan.

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Watch The Hard Places Trailer Don't miss this first look at a new documentary about an eye doctor from Upstate New York, Tom Little, whose vision became his life work in war torn Afghanistan.

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Watch The Unforgiven Rwanda Trailer Unforgiven Rwanda 2014 marks the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide. The film portrays perpetrators and their victims as they struggle to overcome the past, when Hutu militiamen slaughtered over 800,000 people.

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Queen of the Fairways We meet the Queen of the golf course in Lake Placid, Lucille Randall, who at 99 still loves to play the game.

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LISTEN: A Damsel in Distress Birds do it, bees do it, and so do damselflies, delicate cousins of dragonflies that dart through the air around and above wet places.

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