Mountain Lake Journal - September 13, 2012
HISTORIC ELECTION: A major shakeup in the political landscape of Quebec with the election of the PQ’s Pauline Marois as its first woman Premier. Her election night win was marred by tragedy, when a gunman opened fire as Marios gave her victory speech, killing a lighting technician working the event.
NORTHERN NEW YORK RACE FOR CONGRESS: A new Siena College poll gives incumbent Democratic Congressman Bill Owens a 13 point lead over his Republican challenger Matt Doheny. The two also squared off in their first debate of the election season.
9/11 MEMORIAL: A memorial service on the Plattsburgh State campus honored two alumni killed in the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center
FAMILY TRAGEDY: A surprising twist in a North Country murder case, a son admits killing his own father during a violent argument at their home in Chateaugay. Dale Jarvis, Jr. confessed to beating his father, Dale Jarvis, Sr. to death with a sledgehammer, and then burying his body in the backyard of their home.
MADE IN CLINTON COUNTY: We team up with The Development Corporation to launch a new segment on international businesses based in the North Country that are renowned around the world for their products, but also provide good paying jobs for hundreds of workers in Northern New York. This week, two companies in the lighting industry that date back to the 1800s that have joined forces under one roof in Plattsburgh. To learn more: www.swarovski.com www.schonbek.com
LOTTERY MILLIONAIRE: We’ll meet Clinton County’s new lottery millionaire, who is really living up to his name.