Mountain Lake Journal - November 15, 2012
Storm Damage: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo launches an investigation into the widespread power outages from Hurricane Sandy and how the utilities have responded. The Governor is also seeking more than 30-billion dollars from the federal government to help New York State and its economy recover from the mega-storm.
Final Salute: A solemn homecoming for a fallen hero. Thousands turn out in the small village of Port Henry, New York to pay their respects to Dain Venne, a soldier who died in combat in Afghanistan.
Holiday Shopping: With the holiday shopping season kicking off, a new UPS store in Plattsburgh is offering to help Canadians save money getting their purchases across the border.
Wine Trail: Our Jack LaDuke will tell us about the growing wine industry along the northern border. Several vineyards and wineries make up two new wine trails for guests to visit and sample wines grown in the North Country. Adirondack Coast Wine Trail: www.goadirondack.com Champlain Valley International Wine Trail. www.champlainvalleynhp.org/winetrail
Bears Gone Wild: What’s brining so many bear cubs out of the woods and into the city? We talk with New York State DEC wildlife biologist Ed Reed.
Yellow Yellow: Hikers and Campers are fondly remembering a notorious bear in the Adirondacks whose antics made her a celebrity. www.adirondacklifstyleblog.com