Mountain Lake Journal - February 7, 2013
HYDROFRACKING: As demonstrators pack the State Capitol, New York’s Environmental Commissioner gets grilled by lawmakers over the state’s review of hydrofracking and whether the New York should lift the 4-year ban on gas drilling.
GOP REBELLION: Angry over the quick passage of new gun restrictions, State Republicans rebel, and make some comments that land one GOP Assemblyman in hot water.
AFTER NEWTOWN: A Northern New York school adds more security after the school shootings in Connecticut.
A FAREWELL TO ARMS: A small town south of the Adirondacks is worried that its largest employer may cut jobs or even relocate. The gun factory assembles the military-style rifles – now banned – in New York State.
FLOOD WATERS RETURN: A new ice jam backs up the Salmon River in Malone, flooding Lower Park Street and leaving about a dozen residents out in the cold for a second week.
FORMER CANDIDATE FACING DRUG CHARGES: A former Congressional and Assembly candidate is arrested, and accused of selling crack cocaine.
CSI: RAY BROOK: We’ll take you to the State’s new forensic lab that helping investigators solve crimes in the North Country.
CFES: Rick Dalton, President and CEO of College for Every Student, joins us at the roundtable to talk about his non-profit’s mission to help tens of thousands of lower-income students prepare for, and succeed in college. To Learn More or Volunteer as a Mentor visit: www.collegefes.org