COMMUNITY FORUM: Congresswoman Elise Stefanik hears from voters angry over House Republicans passage of a bill to replace Obamacare at a community forum held in the studios of Mountain Lake PBS. Watch re-broadcast of forum Sunday, May 14th at 11am and 6pm on Mountain Lake PBS. Watch entire 80-minute forum. Watch Congresswoman Stefanik’s Interview with media following forum.
STEFANIK PROTEST: While the forum was being held, nearly 200 demonstrators protested outside Mountain Lake PBS, angry over Congresswoman Stefanik’s vote to support the American Health Care Act. Watch »
RIGHT TO DIE: Retired North Country Assemblywoman Janet Duprey returned to the Statehouse in Albany this week to push for a Medical-Aid-In-Dying bill that would allow terminally ill patients to end their life with the assistance of two doctors. It it an issue that touches Durpey personally. Watch »
Durpey also talks about what she misses the most about her work in public service since leaving the Assembly at the end of last year. Watch »
RAIL TO TRAIL DRAFT PLAN: New York State moves ahead with hearings on a draft plan by the Department of Conservation to tear up 34-miles of train tracks between Lake Placid and Tupper Lake to make way for a new multi-use recreation trail in the Adirondacks. Read the NYSDEC Draft Plan »
ICE RINK CELEBRATES MILESTONE: Lake Placid’s iconic Olympic arena, the site of the 1980 Miracle on Ice game, celebrates a milestone. Ground was broken on the 40-million dollar ice rink 40-years ago this spring in 1977.