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Jack LaDuke

After an early warm-up in March had many predicting an off-year, the maple season had a second run, and for many producers in the Adirondacks a bumper crop. more »

May 6, 2016 8:00 PM Mountain Lake Journal

ANCIENT MUSICAL INSTRUMENT: Jack LaDuke has the story of an Adirondack craftsman who is bringing a musical instrument from the days of the Bible back to life. more »

Apr 29, 2016 8:00 PM Mountain Lake Journal

Spreading the goodness. The Wild Center in Tupper Lake, New York makes maple syrup for neighbors who donate sap from their maple trees. The Wild Center also welcomes school students to visit its mobile sugar shack to learn how to make maple. more »

Mar 18, 2016 8:00 PM Mountain Lake Journal

The evolution of caroling, Santa's Workshop, an Adirondack doll crafter, and more. more »

Jan 6, 2016 5:21 PM Mountain Lake Journal

TV news anchor Marselis Parsons died this week. For more than 40 years he was a trusted and respected journalist at WCAX-TV. In 2011 he joined his former WCAX colleague Jack LaDuke, and Thom Hallock, for a roundtable looking back at his career. more »

May 29, 2015 1:33 PM News

After a half-century of covering commencements, our Jack LaDuke is invited to join the celebration at Paul Smith’s College this year as they bestow Jack with an honorary doctorate degree for his 50-years of work as a journalist. more »

May 15, 2015 12:52 PM Local Stories

Floyd Lampart, an avid cyclist from the Adirondacks, has pedaled thousands of miles to help homeless pets. more »

May 8, 2015 3:05 PM Local Stories

PAFB CLOSURE 20-YEARS LATER, MIGHTY EFFORTS, PAFB MUSEUM REOPENS, POPE VISITS AMERICA, TRIPLE E THREAT, RACING LEGEND more »

Oct 1, 2015 4:42 PM , News

CHANGING TIMES, $15 MINIMUM WAGE, MITCHELL TELLS ALL, THE ESCAPE PHOTO EXHIBIT, MICROBEADS BAN, ADVANCE WEATHER WARNING, SCI FI FAITHFUL BEAMS INTO NORTH COUNTRY, THE HIDDEN FACE OF SUICIDE more »

Sep 21, 2015 2:29 PM , News

Our Jack LaDuke goes where no reporter has gone before - to an exact replica of the bridge of the USS Enterprise that is used as the set for new episodes of the famed Star Trek TV series being produced in Ticonderoga, New York. more »

Sep 19, 2015 5:52 PM Local Stories

IRENE AFTERMATH, NEW NORTHWAY SIGNS, GM REJECTS CLAIMS, OIL TANKER GRAVEYARD, POOR OVERSIGHT, RIDING THE RAILS, BEACH CLOSED, TOILET DISPLAY VANDALIZED, HOMER'S AMERICA more »

Sep 9, 2015 5:06 PM , , News

Jack LaDuke shows us a new a new way to explore the wilderness around Saranac Lake and Lake Placid by rail bike. more »

Sep 4, 2015 3:25 PM Outdoors

The Wild Center's new Wild Walk attraction in the Adirondacks has attendance soaring to record highs. more »

Aug 28, 2015 2:26 PM Outdoors

Escape Aftermath, Escape Investigation, Name Change, New Lease On Life, History-Making Run, Summer Theater, Microbead Threat, State Of The Lake more »

Jul 27, 2015 7:29 PM , News

Police re-tracing the escape route are discovering the prisoners may have broke into more camps, while on the run, than first thought. more »

Jul 24, 2015 3:37 PM News

Rail-Trail Plan, Help for Homeowners, Curiously Adirondack, Music Camp Celebrates 100 Years in Adirondacks, Bagpipe Maker more »

Jul 17, 2015 4:17 PM , , , News

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. more »

Jul 17, 2015 3:57 PM Arts & Culture

Prison Break, Prison History, Presidential Poll, Medals Of Honor, Bishop LaValley more »

Jun 12, 2015 3:15 PM , News

Jack LaDuke reports on a museum that showcases the history of the Dannemora prison. more »

Jun 12, 2015 3:01 PM News

Off And Running, Keep The Tax Cap, New Report On Oil Train Danger, Rails To Wheels, Biggest Loser, Good Eats, Project Breathe, Arts In Exile more »

Jun 8, 2015 12:54 PM , News

Amtrak is offering passengers from both sides of the border a shuttle service to near-by hotels or historic Fort Ticonderoga in an effort to draw more tourists to Ticonderoga. more »

Jun 5, 2015 1:24 PM News

Pataki For President, Bridge Renamed In Honor Of Veterans, 9/11 Memorial, Heroes Remembered, Mega Maple, Honeybees Crisis, Film Forum Returns, Parsons Remembered As Broadcast Legend more »

May 29, 2015 2:40 PM , News

Jack Laduke shares the little known story behind the only Civil War monument in Clinton County, and a group of soldiers from the North Country who helped capture President Lincoln’s killer. more »

May 29, 2015 1:43 PM Arts & Culture

New Senate Leader, Checkpoint Confrontation, Trail Improvements, Maple As Medicine, Tasty New Discovery, Dr. Jack, Gift of Music, Olympic History, John Brown Day more »

May 18, 2015 10:42 AM , , News

Jack LaDuke reports on the discovery of a century-old scrapbook that has historians rewriting the story of how Lake Placid started hosting international winter sports competitions. more »

May 15, 2015 12:52 PM , Local Stories

Crews are hard at work trying to finish two major construction projects in the Adirondacks before the start of the busy tourist season. more »

May 8, 2015 3:05 PM News

A new trend is catching on for those mountain bikers who just can’t wait for spring. They’re taking to trails on bikes with extra-wide tires made for the snow. more »

Apr 3, 2015 3:54 PM Outdoors