Oil Trains: New York State says it has taken more than 60 actions and steps to make moving crude oil by rail safer across the state. Governor Cuomo is urging the federal Department of Transportation to follow through on its plans to implement tougher standards for railcars.
Enhanced Weather Detection: Governor Cuomo says the record snowfall in Buffalo shows the need for a new system to forecast and track severe weather. Will it help the New York better prepare for major storms?
Welcome Sign: The sale is finalized and new owners move ahead with plans to save the oldest landmark on the former Air Force Base in Plattsburgh. To Learn More: www.valcourbrewery.com
Campus Going Solar: Clarkson University is going green by going solar. It will tap-into a new solar farm just outside the village of Potsdam to provide about 10% of the power it uses on campus. Watch Jack LaDuke’s story by clicking here.
Holiday Train: A Train decked out in thousands of Christmas lights rolls into the North Country bringing spreading holiday cheer and collecting donations for local food pantries.
P-TECH: Students at the North Country’s first P-TECH school show off their work as the state announces a second round of high-tech schools to provide students with a diploma, college degree, and pathway to a job.
Make-A-Wish: A wish comes true for a local college student who has battled cancer.
Downton Season 5: For all you Crawley fans, the new season of Downton Abbey on PBS is just a few weeks away. We’ll let you know how you can enjoy a sneak peak of the Season 5 premiere, and we’ll talk with a Mountain Lake PBS viewer who got an amazing behind the scenes tour of the castle used in the series. Watch the Extended Roundtable interview by clicking here.