Jack LaDuke

Marselis Parsons Remembered As Broadcast Legend

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

Dr Jack LaDuke

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

Pedaling for Paws

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


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

A new way to ride the rails

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

Walk on the wild side

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

Prisoners May Have Broken Into More Camps

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

Bagpipe Maker

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

The History of Dannemora Prison

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

Jun 12, 2015 3:01 PM News

Rails to Wheels

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

Heroes Remembered in Clinton County

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

Rediscovering how Lake Placid's winter sports tourism began

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

On the Fast Track

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

Making Tracks

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