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Plattsburgh High School celebrates homecoming

PLATTSBURGH - Plattsburgh High School students spread school spirit down Rugar Street here during the recent homecoming parade. The march began at Stafford Middle School and ended at the High School. Classes participate in the annual event by building floats, marching and chanting. The parade is fo

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2017-09-21 02:08:00

Hearing Spanish or descriptive audio on our main channel?

If you are hearing Spanish on Mountain Lake PBS, you have selected the Spanish SAP (second audio program) on your cable box or television. Please select the Main audio on your device. Check your TV remote for a button that says SAP, or your TV menu system. Mountain Lake provides three channels of au

MOUNTAINLAKE.ORG - 2017-09-20 15:23:18

Spotlight shines brightly on Mountain Lake PBS

"Spotlight," as seen on Mountain Lake Journal and mountainlake.org/spotlight, shines on artists and authors who illuminate our lives with their uplifting stories. "Spotlight" is made possible, in part, by the Glenn and Carol Pearsall Adirondack Foundation, dedicated to improving the quality of life

MOUNTAINLAKE.ORG - 2017-09-19 19:37:51

Bald Eagles Return and Fighting an Invasive Species This Week on MLJ

This week we look at both good news and bad news for conservationists in the park. Bald eagles are returning to the area, but difficulties in fighting an invasive species that could hurt the park remain. Airs Friday at 8:00, Saturday at 7:00 and Sunday at 10:00 am. This week we look at both good new

MOUNTAINLAKE.ORG - 2017-09-20 18:07:46

Kids release butterflies at PSU Child Care Center

PLATTSBURGH - Winged wonders were spotted recently at the SUNY Plattsburgh Child Care Center here. More than 100 caterpillars were collected by the center's teachers from sites across the North Country. They were kept in netted butterfly habitats in every classroom of the center, which is housed at

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2017-09-20 09:00:00

Schulz, Potthast stout at Mt. Van Hoevenberg

NORTH ELBA - Lake Placid's Scotty Schulz (17:17) and AuSable Valley's Lily Potthast (21:33) scored race wins in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference cross country Tuesday at Mount Van Hoevenberg. Lake Placid's Jesse Izzo and Kai Frantz completed the boys podium with times of 17:38 and 18:08, respect

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2017-09-20 09:15:00

Repair work begins on Whispering Maples Mausoleum

Heavy equipment is being used outside of the Whispering Maples Mausoleum on Tom Miller Road in Plattsburgh as construction crews begin repairs.KAYLA BREEN/STAFF PHOTO PLATTSBURGH - Construction crews are beginning repairs to the Whispering Maples Mausoleum on Tom Miller Road here. In 2015, the New Y

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2017-09-21 02:05:00

Women's College Scholarship Club 2017 winners

SARANAC LAKE - Four Saranac Lake High School graduates are each receiving a $1,000 scholarship from the Women's College Scholarship Club; two Continuing Education students are each receiving $1,000. The club has also donated $100 to the Saranac Lake Free Library, for a total contribution of $6,100


Calling it a day: North Country Squares caller to retire

GABE DICKENS/P-R PHOTOBob LaBounty of Keeseville has been the caller for the North Country Squares for 45 years and will be retiring from the position in January. MORRISONVILLE - Bob LaBounty was one hour into free September Fun Nights recently at the North Country Squares Building at Clinton County

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2017-09-20 09:00:00

Readers relive author's childhood with ill brother

In this engrossing memoir, Altona native Randall Stark Beach details an otherwise unremarkable childhood that suddenly becomes utterly changed when his younger brother is diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. In this sensitively presented book, we meet diabetes as an unwelcome but un-ignorable new membe


Trooper in charge of Dannemora prison escape manhunt in 2015 writes book

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (AP) -- The law enforcement officer who led the effort to find two murderers who escaped from a maximum-security New York state prison in 2015 has written a book about his experience. The Press-Republican of Plattsburgh reports that former New York State Police Maj. Charles Guess h

NEWYORKUPSTATE.COM - 2017-09-19 12:09:00

Music ignites the soul of Montrealers this week !

Scientists have been studying how music affects our brain, helping us to make sense of its real emotional and social power.... Whether attending an opera, a rock concert, listening to the radio, or singing with friends around a camp fire, music brings people together, transcends language barriers an

MOUNTAINLAKE.ORG - 2017-09-19 07:15:30

DEC to host trout stream meeting

PLATTSBURGH - The state Department of Environmental Conservation is hosting a public meeting on trout stream management on Tuesday, Sept. 26. The meeting is part of a series the DEC is putting on around the state this year. Starting at 7 p.m., DEC staff will give a presentation on current manageme


Lookback: Week of Sept. 18 to Sept. 25

In a surprise announcement at a Village Board meeting, Peacock said he will step down when he completes his 34th year as mayor in April. Several factors eased his decision, the mayor said, including the fact that the Lake Placid municipal electric company's contract with the Power Authority of the

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Major Guess chronicles Dannemora prison break from inside

After successfully leading a 23-day manhunt for two convicted murderers who escaped from Clinton Correctional Facility two years ago, State Police Maj. Charles Guess was inclined not to write a book. That's when his wife, Eleanor, intervened. "She said, 'If you don't write it and tell this story, th

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2017-09-19 18:17:00

Stuck drawbridge blocks traffic in Grand Isle

GRAND ISLE, Vt. (WCAX) VTrans officials say a malfunction at the Grand Isle drawbridge caused temporary backups on Route 2 Tuesday afternoon. An alert was issued around 3:30 p.m. that the drawbridge was stuck in the open position, causing a back up in both directions. A short time later the problem

WCAX - 2017-09-19 22:41:00

The 11 sisters of Siervas are a rock band like 'nun' other

Click on the button below to set up your account or log in if you already have one. GARDEN GROVE, Calif. (AP) - Eleven nuns take the stage wearing traditional black-and white habits but are anything but old school as they belt out songs to the ringing of electric guitar and a rock 'n' roll beat. Kno

POST-STAR - 2017-09-18 07:08:17

Wildlife Watch: Vt. critters gear up for winter

MILTON, Vt. (WCAX) Critters across Vermont are gearing up for winter. So what are they eating and how can you help out in your own backyard? A team from Vermont Fish and Wildlife took our Keith McGilvery to the Sandbar Wildlife Management Area in Milton to find out. Keith McGilvery: We are walking

WCAX - 2017-09-20 02:19:00

Mural in Milton brings warehouse to life

MILTON, Vt. (WCAX) - A mural in Milton is bringing a building to life. People can find painted flowers and a hummingbird and butterfly on the side of the Gardener's Supply warehouse off Route 7 in Industrial Park. It's the first of what art lovers say they hope will be several in the community. The

WCAX - 2017-09-18 14:40:00

Earthquake kills dozens in Mexico

LOS ANGELES (CBS) Debris from buildings littered the ground after a powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake in Central Mexico. The U.S. Geological Survey says the temblor was centered about 76 miles away from Mexico City. An entire building collapsed in Mexico City. Video showed light fixtures swaying bac

WCAX - 2017-09-20 01:45:00