RELIVING THE MIRACLE: For the first time since winning their gold medals at the 1980 Winter Games, the 1980 U.S. Olympic Hockey Team reunited in Lake Placid to remember the “miracle on ice” victory over the Russians that many call one of the greatest moments in sports history.
Watch Jack LaDuke’s coverage here: Reliving the Miracle
DRIVER SHORTAGE: A shortage of bus drivers is leaving passengers who depend on public transportation in Clinton County, out in the cold. The County has suspended one route this week, and more routes may be cut in the coming weeks unless more drivers can be hired.
MEDICAL MARIJUANA: The Town of Plattsburgh is the latest to pass a resolution hoping to convince the State of New York to choose a site in the North Country to grow and dispense medical marijuana.
MILLION CAN DRIVE: In honor of Earth Day, SUNY students are hoping to help the Ted K. Youth Center in Plattsburgh raise money for a new van by collecting a million cans and bottles by the end of April.
To Learn More: www.facebook.com/TedK.Center
NEW LEASE ON LIFE: Work begins on restoring the Old Stone Barracks on the former Plattsburgh Air Force Base, one of the North Country’s oldest military buildings. New Owners are turning the historic landmark into an inn and brewery.
Watch Derek’s story here: Old Stone Barracks Gets a New Lease on Life
To Learn More: www.valcourbrewery.com
SPECIAL DINNER GUEST: A small market gets a surprise visit from Sir Paul McCartney who spent the day skiing in Vermont.
STODDARD EXHIBIT: A colorful new exhibit features some rare works of famous Adirondack photographer Seneca Ray Stoddard in a whole new light. 17 rare winter-time photographs, including two that Stoddard hand-colored, will be on display at the Chapman Historical Museum in Glens Falls, New York through April 5th.
Watch our segment here: Seneca Ray Stoddard Exhibit
To Learn More: www.chapmanmuseum.org
Il DIVO: Paul Larson profiles the pop-opera group --- Il Divo. The singers, who gained national fame and attention after their performances on PBS, play to sell-out crowds around the world, including Montreal.
Watch Paul’s story here: Il Divo talks Broadway and Opera
To Learn More: Visit Paul Larson’s Spotlight Blog @ www.mountainlake.org