Mountain Lake Journal - November 1, 2012
SANDY’S FURY: Hurricane Sandy batters the Atlantic Coast & Northeast. One of the biggest storms in U-S history leaves behind a path of destruction and devastation and billions in damage. The North Country was spared from the so-called “super” storm’s fury, much to the relief of communities still recovering from Irene a year ago.
SUPREME COURT ELECTION: Tens of thousands of campaign signs clutter the sides of highways, and many of the names aren’t familiar to voters. 8 candidates are running for the State Supreme Court, covering a district that extends from the Canadian Border all the way south of Schenectady.
GUARDIAN ANGEL: A passer-by saves tenants from a burning apartment building in Malone, N.Y.
MADE IN CLINTON COUNTY: Schluter Systems, a started in Germany chooses Plattsburgh to be its North American headquarters. Why this company in the span of 20 years has grown from 4 employees to more than 200 with projected sales of 90-million dollars. It’s the latest company featured as part of our series in collaboration with The Development Corporation on businesses in Clinton County that are internationally known provide hundreds of jobs in the North Country.
ANCIENT PRACTICE LIVES ON: Our Jack LaDuke has the story of how the ancient tradition of dowsing to locate water, is becoming popular again.
RED, YELLOW, ORANGE, AND WHITE? It’s not just the pretty leaves drawing fall visitors to Northern New York, tens of thousands of snow geese are in the area on their yearly migration south for the winter.