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. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:16:29 GMT Mountain Lake Journal - November 21, 2014 Airport Expansion, State of Emergency, Pipeline Hearing, Wind Farm, Pot Growing Factory, Changes On Track, Spawning Salmon, Stowaway Kitty, Railroads on Parade, 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act

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LISTEN: Oh, What A Beautiful Morning I've been singing that Rodgers and Hammerstein lyric on bright, cheery mornings ever since I performed the song on stage in the second grade. But I ask myself: what makes a beautiful morning beautiful?

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Champlain Valley Transportation Museum | ROADSIDE ADVENTURES A tour of a museum that celebrates many modes of transportation from hand made automobiles.

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Plattsburgh Microbrewery & Latitude 44 | ROADSIDE ADVENTURES A visit to the Plattsburgh Microbrewery & Latitude 44.

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Curtain: Poirot's Final Case [Trailer] In the series finale, a wheelchair-bound Poirot calls on Hastings, whose wife recently passed away, to join him at Styles Court—the site of their first murder case some 30 years earlier—to investigate possible serial killer. Thursday, Nov. 27 at 8pm

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50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act [Extended Roundtable] Bob Bullock with the Nelson Rockefeller Institute of Government and Dave Gibson with Adirondack Wild join us for this week’s roundtable discussion on the signing of a landmark piece of federal legislation inspired by New York’s Adirondack Park.

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NATURE | My Life as a Turkey [Excerpt] Experience the true story of writer and naturalist Joe Hutto (portrayed by Jeff Palmer) as he raises a family of turkey chicks. Wednesday, November 26, at 8pm.

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Richard Pryor: Icon Richard Pryor: One of the greatest American comics of all time. His impact on comedy and this generation’s top comedians Tune in and watch how Richard Pryor (1940-2005) impacted the world of comedy. Premieres Sunday, November 23, at 9:30pm.

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LISTEN: Exclusive Interview With Brit Floyd's Bobby Harrison Brit Floyd's Bobby Harrison talks about all things Pink Floyd, life on the road, meeting the fans, and more in this Borderless North podcast exclusive from Mountain Lake PBS.

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Path Through History Welcome to a Path Through History, showcasing the rich heritage that is a vital part of New York State amazing past. This series will take you all around the Adirondacks while showing-casing specific historical landmarks of the Wild North Country.

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Mountain Lake Journal Preview - November 21, 2014 See what's happening this week on Mountain Lake Journal. Friday at 8pm. Saturday at 7pm. Sunday at 5:30am and 10am.

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The biggest concert in the Galaxy: Final Fantasy versus Star Wars! On November 15th and 16th 2014 The Video Game Orchestra (OJV) and the Film Music Wind Orchestra (OVMF) proudly presented Final Fantasy vs. Star Wars

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LISTEN: The Incredible, Edible Guinea Pig Meet the two newest members of my household: Silky and Bandit, and pair of guinea pigs.

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Mountain Lake Journal - November 14, 2014 A Veterans group is no longer looking at the historic Old Stone Barracks as a shelter to house homeless Vets. St. Joseph’s, a renowned drug and alcohol treatment center in Saranac Lake, New York is expanding.

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Adirondack Railroads: Big & Little | ROADSIDE ADVENTURES A visit to one of the most complete model railroad attractions in the North East and a ride on the vintage Adirondack Railway.

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Wilmington Wildlife Refuge/Saint James Hotel | ROADSIDE ADVENTURES A visit to the Wilmington Wildlife Refuge, and the Saint James Hotel.

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Divine Discontent: Charles Proteus Steinmetz Extended Roundtable We talk with two north country filmmakers Paul Frederick, Bruce Carlin about their new documentary on Charles Steinmetz, a man who many call one of the greatest minds of the 20th century.

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St Joseph's Expands St. Joseph’s, a renowned drug and alcohol treatment center in Saranac Lake, New York is expanding to help Veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

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Old Post Cemetary Historic Grounds: A local military cemetery holds a fascinating secret that is hiding in plain sight. Christmas wreaths will be laid at all of the graves in the Old Post Cemetery on December 13th at 12 noon.

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Shields and Brooks on Republican victory, immigration confrontation Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the Republican domination in the midterm elections, the impact of voter turnout, which policy items might offer opportunities for compromise.

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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE | Cold War Roadshow For twelve days in September 1959, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev traveled the United States from coast to coast, creating a media circus as hundreds of reporters followed his every move. Tuesday, November 18 at 9 PM.

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FRONTLINE | Firestone and the Warlord - Preview An investigation of the relationship between the American tire company Firestone and the infamous Liberian warlord Charles Taylor. Tuesday, November 18 at 10:00pm.

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MASTERPIECE | Worricker: Salting the Battlefield Preview See the final installment of the trilogy, Worricker: Salting the Battlefield, premiering Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, 9pm on MASTERPIECE.

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Fifty Beds, Two Lakes, And An Otter: Bartlett's Hotel In Its Heyday, 1854-1884 | CURIOUSLY ADIRONDACK The late nineteenth century might be called the Golden Age of Adirondack Hotels. Among the humble and the grand, one establishment stands out above all the others for its character and for its characters

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Who Put These Genes in My Food? | MINER INSTITUTE LECTURE SERIES A lecture on the facts and myths of genetic engineering by Margaret Smith at the Miner Institute for their Lecture Series on the future of food.

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Feel like a change? Get a Complete Makeover in time for the Holidays! Makeovers are a great way to feel pampered, have a much needed break from stress and get in touch with one’s creative self.

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Try Ballet classes, Take to the Skies: Open your World to New Possibilities! Participating in a new activity can be a fun and exciting way to experience health and well-being. Trying a new sport, taking a fun class will definitely take you out of your comfort zone and break the hum drum of everyday routine.

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Mountain Lake Journal - November 7, 2014 Voters Make History, Cuomo Wins, Community Grieves, On Home Ground, Long Distance Forecasters

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Long Distance Forecasters Meet the weather experts here in the Adirondacks who are guiding ships through some of the world’s most dangerous waters.

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Adirondack Exercise Club | CURIOUSLY ADIRONDACK Hardy Adirondack Mountain folk chant 1-2-3-4 as we prepare to stay warm during cold, snowy winters that can last half the year or more. It's all about firewood: felling it, sawing it to length, hauling it out of the woods, splitting it

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Adirondack Documentary Gets National Distribution The story of an Adirondack woman’s life will get the chance to inspire the rest of the country, thanks to the distribution of a local documentary by a national television service. Local viewers may also wish to see the program for the first time.

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Masterpiece Classic: The Paradise | Season 2 Episode 7 "The Paradise" continues: Moray and Denise reunite due to a ghost story; and a traveling photographer is attracted to Clara. Premiering Sunday, November 9 at 8pm

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How We Got to Know: With Steven Johnson The finale focuses on the recording and transmitting of sound, an ability that was desired long before it became a reality. Includes, Alexander Graham Bell's initial vision for the telephone. Premieres Wednesday, November 12 at 10 pm.

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Navy SEALs: Their Untold Stories The history of the U.S. Navy SEALs, the special-ops force that began during World War II. The documentary features previously unseen footage and home movies; and remarks from former SEALs. Premieres Tuesday, November 11 at 9 pm.

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LISTEN: The Trees Of Our Forests We measure babies by length, not height. The blue whale is the world's longest animal, or at least the longest one with a backbone. What's the longest tree?

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Mountain Lake Journal (Business Edition) - November 7, 2014 Oil & Gas Prices Fall, Prescreening Passengers, Road Work Taking A Toll, Lighthouse Restoration, Roundtable Discussion

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Landmark Lighthouse Undergoes Major Restoration Derek Muirden shows us how historic Bluff Point Lighthouse on Valcour Island is getting a major facelift.

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Steve Bowman Discusses Veterans Returning Home From War - Extended Roundtable Our newest Mountain Lake PBS documentary premieres next week looking at the challenges faced by Veterans returning home from war. Producer Tomeka Weatherspoon talks with Steve Bowman, Director of

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MLJ Business Edition - November 7, 2014 - Extended Roundtable Our business experts Jay Bryan and Colin Read join us to talk about falling oil and gas prices, prescreening passengers at the rail station in Montreal, the growing U.S. economy, the end of the Federal Reserve’s bond-buying program.​

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Enjoy a bite or two of fine cuisine during Mtl a Table! Presented by Wines of France, Montreal’s third annual restaurant week Mtl a Table features savory, affordable set menus in 140 restaurants city-wide. With set priced menus at $19, $29 or $39, fine dining in Montreal could not be any more agreeable!

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Lake Placid Film Forum to show Hockey Documentary "Red Army" Dazzling new film is the November pick for the Lake Placid Film Forum’s monthly screening series at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts.

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VIP Phantom of the Opera evening presented by OSM young ambassadors club Last Friday October 31st, gorgeous guests in elegant 1920's evening wear filled the halls of La Maison Symphonique de Montreal where young professionals, music lovers and Montreal’s young elite were treated to an exclusive VIP Phantom evening !

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New Documentary “On Home Ground” Premieres On The Air, Online, and in The Community ON HOME GROUND, takes an intimate look into the lives of three veterans who returned home to the Adirondacks after deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan. It premieres with a community screening at the Stafford Theater on Sunday, November 9 at 6 PM.

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Intervale Lowlands: Biologist Larry Master Re-Wilds 135 Acres Near Lake Placid | CURIOUSLY ADIRONDACK In 2009, biologist Larry Master and his wife, Nancy, bought 135 acres of woods, fields, flowing water, and floodplain near Lake Placid in the Adirondack Mountains. Their mission: to make the property sing with songbirds, to convert its mowed fields

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NATURE | A Sloth Named Velcro, Preview | PBS In 2000 in the jungles of Panama, a young journalist, named Ana, has a chance encounter with a tiny orphaned sloth, which she names Velcro. Wednesday, November 5th at 8pm.

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MICHAEL FEINSTEIN AT THE RAINBOW ROOM | Behind the Scenes Preview | PBS Two-time Emmy and five-time Grammy-nominated entertainer Michael Feinstein headlines this all-star evening with performances by Christine Ebersole; Jessica Sanchez; Manzari Brothers; June Squibb; and many more surprises. Friday, October 31st at 9pm.

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FINDING YOUR ROOTS WITH HENRY LOUIS GATES Jr. | Our People, Our Traditions Alan Dershowitz, Carole King and Tony Kushner are three celebrated Americans who share not only a Jewish heritage, but also a history of perseverance in the face of withering opposition. Watch on Tuesday, November 4th at 8pm.

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LISTEN: Swings of The Pendulum The balance of nature? Bah humbug. There isn't any, the late ecologist William Drury asserted. In nature, the steady state is constant change.

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FOCUSED: Creative Youth in the Empire State Explore the creative force that drives New York kids to give up their summer vacations for four weeks of intensive study and training.

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FUN ADULT activities to do this HALLOWEEN in Montreal! For those of us adults who may or may not have young children, but who still wish to partake in the Halloween frenzy or are just looking for something new and interesting to do, here is my list of top things to do this weekend

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