Mountain Lake Journal - June 28, 2013
Storm Damage: Days of heavy rain floods homes and yards, and washes away roads in the towns of Saranac and Dannemora, New York.
Chain-reaction Accident: Water on the interstate triggers a chain-reaction crash sending a tractor-trailer driver from Quebec over a bridge and into the Winooski River in Vermont.
Farm Bill Defeat: Congressman Bill Owens discusses what may happen now for New York farmers after the surprising defeat of the farm bill.
New Threat: Already devastated by the widespread loss of their hives beekeepers face a new threat.
Tick Danger: If you’re heading outdoors this summer, health experts issue a warning. The number of ticks, that can carry Lyme disease, is growing. A state epidemiologist discusses the increased risk. To learn more visit: health.ny.gov.
Impatiens Disease: A favorite of home gardeners is under siege but our gardening expert Amy Ivy will show us there are colorful alternatives to the variety of impatiens that are diseased. To learn more visit: blogs.cornell.edu/cceclintoncounty/gardening.
Bienvenue: Making Canadian visitors fell more welcome, the city of Burlington, Vermont adds signs in french to its parking meters. To learn more visit: aflcr.org.
Bat Patrol: Armed with clickers and night vision goggles volunteers are trying to help save threatened bat populations.