Airport Expansion: A 55-million dollar expansion is underway at the airport in Plattsburgh that will triple the size of the terminal. Clinton County lawmakers are hopeful adding more parking, gates, and having U.S. Customs Agents based at the airport will draw interest from airlines looking to fly Canadians to the Caribbean, Mexico, and other international vacation destinations.
State of Emergency: Governor Andrew Cuomo calls out the National Guard to help New York dig out from days of record lake-effect snow that left Western New York buried under up to 8 feet of snow.
Pipeline Hearing: After months of protests in neighboring Vermont, this week state regulators in New York hear from supporters of a proposed gas pipeline under Lake Champlain to power the International Paper mill in Ticonderoga.
Wind Farm: New York State announces it will spend 200-million dollars to get a long dormant North Country wind farm, and three other renewable energy projects, up and running.
Pot Growing Factory: Is a group from Canada eyeing a vacant clothing factory in Bombay, New York to grow medical marijuana?
Changes On Track?: New York State wraps up hearings on its plans to turn the northern-most stretch of a 120-mile Adirondack railroad corridor into a recreation trail.
Spawning Salmon: A new fish trap allows biologists to help Atlantic Salmon in Lake Champlain with their annual spawning.
Stowaway Kitty: A little stray turns up at an auto repair shop, and finds a new home.
Railroads on Parade: A museum full of spectacular model train exhibits in the Adirondacks may get a new lease on life.
50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act: Bob Bullock with the Nelson Rockefeller Institute of Government and Dave Gibson with Adirondack Wild join us for this week’s roundtable discussion on the signing of a landmark piece of federal legislation inspired by New York’s Adirondack Park. Watch the Extended Roundtable by clicking here.