Jack LaDuke

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

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

Local Connection to Famous Carol

Jack LaDuke tells us how a young priest from Plattsburgh wrote one of the most famous Christmas hymns of all time. more »

Jan 16, 2015 1:17 PM Arts & Culture

Piecing Together The History of Fort Ticonderoga

An archeology curator at Fort Ticonderoga is piecing together the fort's history from tiny shreds of documents discovered inside the fort. more »

Dec 19, 2014 1:58 PM Arts & Culture

Clarkson University Going Green by Going Solar

Clarkson University will tap-into a new solar farm just outside the village of Potsdam to provide about 10% of the power it uses on campus. more »

Dec 8, 2014 1:04 PM Business & Innovation

St Joseph's Expands

St. Joseph’s, a renowned drug and alcohol treatment center in Saranac Lake, New York is expanding to help Veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. more »

Nov 14, 2014 1:44 PM News

Healing Therapy

Jack LaDuke shows us how Snowslip Farm in the Adirondacks is using horse therapy to help veterans and first responders. more »

Oct 17, 2014 3:32 PM Local Stories

Mountain Lake Journal - September 20, 2014

Tech Center, Trooper Cleared, Poll Results, Absentee Ballots Decide Winner, Astorino Meets With Business Leaders, Reliving History, Lasting Tribute, TR Visits Plattsburgh, One Dandee of an Ice Cream Stand, Heavenly View more »

Sep 24, 2014 9:26 AM , , News

Heavenly View

Jack LaDuke will show us why the heart of the Adirondacks is the perfect spot for star-gazers. more »

Sep 19, 2014 2:32 PM Outdoors

A Visit to The 1812 Homestead in Willsboro, NY

Jack LaDuke visits a living museum that shows what life was like for the pioneers who lived in the North Country around the time of the War of 1812. more »

Sep 8, 2014 8:54 AM Arts & Culture