Rail-Trail Plan: Public hearings are being held on the State's plan to divide a historic rail corridor through the Adirondacks, upgrading the tracks from the Old Forge area to Tupper Lake for tourist trains, while tearing up the remaining section of tracks from Tupper to Lake Placid on the northern-most end of the corridor to create a multi-use recreational trail for hiking and biking in the summer and snowmobiling in the winter.
Help for Homeowners: Homeowners struggling after the housing market collapse and financial crisis can get help with legal and financial counseling to help them avoid foreclosure. New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman came to Plattsburgh this week to spread the word about programs his office is offering to help homeowners. To learn more visit ag.ny.gov or call 1-855-HOME-456.
Curiously Adirondack: Co-Producers Ed Kanze and Josh Clement contribute their first segment to Mountain Lake Journal on the new popularity of raising goats in the Adirondacks. You can watch more of Ed and Josh's videos and listen to Ed's "All Things Natural" podcast on our Mountain Lake PBS website by clicking here.
Music Camp Celebrates 100 Years in Adirondacks: Seagle Music Colony in Schroon Lake celebrates 100th summer of training some of the most talented opera singers in the country. For more info visit seaglecolony.org. Watch the story by clicking here.
Bagpipe Maker: Jack LaDuke introduces us to a bagpipe maker in Vermont whose customized bagpipes are used by pipe bands across New York and Vermont including the Catamount Pipe Band that has won world recognition. Watch Jack's story by clicking here.