Mountain Lake Journal - September 6, 2013
Millions In Aid: Governor Cuomo returns to the Adirondacks promising to deliver millions of dollars to help towns rebuild from Irene, including more than a million dollars to build a new fire station in Upper Jay.
Drug Sweeps: Major drug stings roundup suspected dealers from Malone to Massena as police crack down on downstate traffickers targeting upstate communities.
The Show Will Go On: Neighbors come to the rescue to keep the curtain from falling on their community theater in Tupper Lake, New York. For more info click here.
Saving The Monarch: A nationally renowned ecologist comes to the Adirondacks on a mission to save the vanishing monarch butterfly. For more info click here.
Tangled Mess: Conservationists try to help loons in the Adirondacks who are increasingly getting tangled in fishing line. For more info click here.
Landmark Saved: We’ll tell you about the community efforts in Plattsburgh that have kept a landmark from the War of 1812 from being lost to history. For more info on Battle of Plattsburgh Commemoration 2013 click here.
High Marks: Both SUNY schools in Plattsburgh rank among the best colleges in the nation. To learn more about the Washington Monthly “Bang for the Buck” rankings click here. For its community college rankings click here and for the AC Online rankings click here.
Pedaling For Paws: A retired state worker completes his amazing bike trip across the country to help a shelter in the Adirondacks. To learn more click here.
Rail Corridor Controversy: The state begins hearings into whether to keep the trains running, or instead, turn more than 100 miles of tracks through the heart of the Adirondacks into to a multi-use trail. Comments can be e-mailed by Sept. 25 to: firstname.lastname@example.org. To learn more click here.
Historic Discovery: Jack LaDuke takes us to a small hamlet in the Adirondacks with a very big claim to fame. To learn more visit: penfieldmuseum.org.