Derek Muirden

Derek on Joining MLPBS

For 25 years Derek Muirden has reported on Roadside Adventures, People Near Here, Adirondack Cooking and a bevy of other stories that tell the tale of this beau... More

An Adirondack Woodturner

Even before the invention of the Adirondack Chair, woodworkers have been creating incredible things from the wilds of the Adirondacks. One such craftsman has ev... More

A Life on the Lake

Derek Muirden introduces us to Jon Porter, a boat captain who for a half century has guided a one-of-a-kind ferry across Lake Champlain.   People Near He... More

Diecast Collector

In the 1960s, die cast model cars were a craze that caught on with boys of all ages. Our Derek Muirden has the story of a local enthusiast with one of the most ... More