Mountain Lake Journal EXTRA

~ Thursday, August 23 ~
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THIS WEEK ON MOUNTAIN LAKE JOURNAL EXTRA:
Parc Safari:  A wildlife adventure on the plains of Quebec.  We’ll visit parc safari for a tour full of teeth, tails and tusks.  http://www.parcsafari.com
Roadside Adventures:  Lizzie, booker, cha chi and jack are the names of just a few of the most fortunate cats and dogs in the north country….because, by sheer luck, kindness and compassion they are healthy, happy and sheltered at the elmore spca…..an animal shelter which embraces the no kill philosophy while putting the emphasis on finding everyone, from lizzie to cha chi a happy life long home.  Our Derek Muirden ”talks to the animals” in this week’s edition of his roadside adventures.  www.elmorespca.org/
Spotlight:  Young music hopefuls from Montreal compete for the chance to 
impress an audience in Italy.  http://www.cfmb.ca/Superfantistico.asp?Key=16&L=
Today’s Gardening:   As summer draws to a close, flower gardens can change drastically from week to another.  Our gardening expert Amy Ivy, from Cornell Cooperative Extension, brings us a splash of color in today’s gardening as she discusses a variety of late season flowers that thrive in close quarters.  http://blogs.cornell.edu/horticulture/

THIS WEEK ON MOUNTAIN LAKE JOURNAL EXTRA:

Parc Safari:  A wildlife adventure on the plains of Quebec.  We’ll visit parc safari for a tour full of teeth, tails and tusks.  http://www.parcsafari.com

Roadside Adventures:  Lizzie, booker, cha chi and jack are the names of just a few of the most fortunate cats and dogs in the north country….because, by sheer luck, kindness and compassion they are healthy, happy and sheltered at the elmore spca…..an animal shelter which embraces the no kill philosophy while putting the emphasis on finding everyone, from lizzie to cha chi a happy life long home.  Our Derek Muirden ”talks to the animals” in this week’s edition of his roadside adventures.  www.elmorespca.org/

Spotlight:  Young music hopefuls from Montreal compete for the chance to 
impress an audience in Italy.  http://www.cfmb.ca/Superfantistico.asp?Key=16&L=

Today’s Gardening:   As summer draws to a close, flower gardens can change drastically from week to another.  Our gardening expert Amy Ivy, from Cornell Cooperative Extension, brings us a splash of color in today’s gardening as she discusses a variety of late season flowers that thrive in close quarters.  http://blogs.cornell.edu/horticulture/


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~ Thursday, August 16 ~
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THIS WEEK ON MOUNTAIN LAKE JOURNAL EXTRA:
SPOTLIGHT:  Paul Larson’s Native American Artistry series continues with a look at the colorful work of Donald “Babe” Hemlock, a Mohawk cradleboard artist.  Cradleboards are a sturdy baby-carrier, dating back centuries, but Babe gives his pieces a contemporary twist.  Mountain Lake PBS is producing these pieces in cooperation with the New York State Historical Association’s Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown, New York.  This project is also a partnership with the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services.  http://www.fenimoreartmuseum.org/
ROADSIDE ADVENTURES:  Derek Muirden crosses a bridge in Keeseville, New York, that is about to celebrate its 125th anniversary of uninterrupted service to the community. The “Swing Bridge” was constructed in 1888.
CHRIS SHAW:  A portrait of the singer, songwriter and storyteller from the Adirondacks.  Learn about his upcoming shows here:    http://www.chrisandbridget.com/pages/chris/
SCREEN TIME:  Rick Kisonak reviews “The Queen of Versailles.” 
DATEBOOK:  Interactive Producer Josh Clement highlights some of the region’s upcoming events and activities.  www.mountainlake.org/datebook

THIS WEEK ON MOUNTAIN LAKE JOURNAL EXTRA:

SPOTLIGHT:  Paul Larson’s Native American Artistry series continues with a look at the colorful work of Donald “Babe” Hemlock, a Mohawk cradleboard artist.  Cradleboards are a sturdy baby-carrier, dating back centuries, but Babe gives his pieces a contemporary twist.  Mountain Lake PBS is producing these pieces in cooperation with the New York State Historical Association’s Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown, New York.  This project is also a partnership with the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services.  http://www.fenimoreartmuseum.org/

ROADSIDE ADVENTURES:  Derek Muirden crosses a bridge in Keeseville, New York, that is about to celebrate its 125th anniversary of uninterrupted service to the community. The “Swing Bridge” was constructed in 1888.

CHRIS SHAW:  A portrait of the singer, songwriter and storyteller from the Adirondacks.  Learn about his upcoming shows here:    http://www.chrisandbridget.com/pages/chris/

SCREEN TIME:  Rick Kisonak reviews “The Queen of Versailles.” 

DATEBOOK:  Interactive Producer Josh Clement highlights some of the region’s upcoming events and activities.  www.mountainlake.org/datebook


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~ Monday, August 13 ~
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Mountain Lake Journal EXTRA (8-9-12)


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~ Thursday, August 9 ~
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THIS WEEK ON MOUNTAIN LAKE JOURNAL EXTRA:
SPOTLIGHT:  Paul Larson begins a series on Native American Artistry, with the exquisite work of Mohawk quilter Carla Hemlock.  Mountain Lake PBS is producing these pieces in cooperation with the New York State Historical Association’s Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown, New York.  This project is also a partnership with the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services.
ADIRONDACK FOLK SCHOOL:  J. Scott Parker takes us to Lake Luzerne, New York, where aspiring craftspeople can learn about woodworking, Adirondack Pack-Basket Making, even storytelling.  For a complete list of courses taught:   http://www.adirondackfolkschool.org/
TODAY’S GARDENING:  The days are getting shorter.  Our gardening expert Amy Ivy checks in on her vegetable garden before autumn begins.
NATURE WALKS:  For another colorful way to spend a summer day, how about a butterfly hunt?  Mark Fraser gets up close and personal with butterflies for an insightful trip into the woods.  http://www.naturewalkswithmark.org/
DATEBOOK:  Interactive Producer Josh Clement highlights some of the region’s upcoming events and activities.  www.mountainlake.org/datebook

THIS WEEK ON MOUNTAIN LAKE JOURNAL EXTRA:

SPOTLIGHT:  Paul Larson begins a series on Native American Artistry, with the exquisite work of Mohawk quilter Carla Hemlock.  Mountain Lake PBS is producing these pieces in cooperation with the New York State Historical Association’s Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown, New York.  This project is also a partnership with the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services.

ADIRONDACK FOLK SCHOOL:  J. Scott Parker takes us to Lake Luzerne, New York, where aspiring craftspeople can learn about woodworking, Adirondack Pack-Basket Making, even storytelling.  For a complete list of courses taught:   http://www.adirondackfolkschool.org/

TODAY’S GARDENING:  The days are getting shorter.  Our gardening expert Amy Ivy checks in on her vegetable garden before autumn begins.

NATURE WALKS:  For another colorful way to spend a summer day, how about a butterfly hunt?  Mark Fraser gets up close and personal with butterflies for an insightful trip into the woods.  http://www.naturewalkswithmark.org/

DATEBOOK:  Interactive Producer Josh Clement highlights some of the region’s upcoming events and activities.  www.mountainlake.org/datebook


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~ Wednesday, August 1 ~
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THIS WEEK ON MOUNTAIN LAKE JOURNAL EXTRA:  
ROBOT CAMP:  Two groups of local students have been learning about engineering skills as they designed, built and programmed their own Lego robots at a camp hosted by the Champlain Valley Transportation Museum.  Producer J. Scott Parker visited the camp to find out just what happens in a Radical Robot Challenge.   For more info about the Champlain Valley Transportation Museum:  http://www.cvtmuseum.info
ROADSIDE ADVENTURES:  Derek Muirden finds a new way to enjoy food from the Great Adirondack Soup Company in Plattsburgh.  The Plattsburgh Saturday Farmers and Crafters Market, on Durkee Street in Downtown Plattsburgh, is open Saturdays from mid May to Mid October, 9am to 2pm. The Great Adkrondack Soup Company on Oak Street is open for lunch Tuesdays thru Fridays in the summer, and Monday through Fridays the rest of the year.
SPOTLIGHT:  Author Diane Chase discusses her book series “Adirondack Family Time” with Paul Larson.  The book series explores activities appropriate for the whole family, during all four seasons in the Adirondacks.    For our Author Visits web page: www.mountainlake.org/education/education-initiatives/author-visits/
SCREEN TIME:  Rick Kisonak reviews the latest Will Ferrell comedy.
DATEBOOK:  Interactive Producer Josh Clement highlights some of the region’s upcoming events and activities.  www.mountainlake.org/datebook

THIS WEEK ON MOUNTAIN LAKE JOURNAL EXTRA:  

ROBOT CAMP:  Two groups of local students have been learning about engineering skills as they designed, built and programmed their own Lego robots at a camp hosted by the Champlain Valley Transportation Museum.  Producer J. Scott Parker visited the camp to find out just what happens in a Radical Robot Challenge.   For more info about the Champlain Valley Transportation Museum:  http://www.cvtmuseum.info

ROADSIDE ADVENTURES:  Derek Muirden finds a new way to enjoy food from the Great Adirondack Soup Company in Plattsburgh.  The Plattsburgh Saturday Farmers and Crafters Market, on Durkee Street in Downtown Plattsburgh, is open Saturdays from mid May to Mid October, 9am to 2pm. The Great Adkrondack Soup Company on Oak Street is open for lunch Tuesdays thru Fridays in the summer, and Monday through Fridays the rest of the year.

SPOTLIGHT:  Author Diane Chase discusses her book series “Adirondack Family Time” with Paul Larson.  The book series explores activities appropriate for the whole family, during all four seasons in the Adirondacks.    For our Author Visits web page: www.mountainlake.org/education/education-initiatives/author-visits/

SCREEN TIME:  Rick Kisonak reviews the latest Will Ferrell comedy.

DATEBOOK:  Interactive Producer Josh Clement highlights some of the region’s upcoming events and activities.  www.mountainlake.org/datebook


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~ Friday, July 20 ~
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Mountain Lake Journal EXTRA - July 19, 2012


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~ Thursday, July 19 ~
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THIS WEEK ON MOUNTAIN LAKE JOURNAL EXTRA:  
BIO-BLITZ:  This event in Saranac Lake teaches residents about the incredible diversity of life in the Adirondack Park.  For more information:   http://www.paulsmiths.edu/
RUSTIC DOG HOUSE:  On August 4th, The Adirondack Museum celebrates the “Dog Days” of summer by allowing your pooch into the museum and giving you a chance to win a rustic dog house designed by Bill Coffey.  Derek Muirden speaks with Bill about his creation for canines.  For more information:  www.adkmuseum.org
SCREEN TIME:  Rick Kisonak reviews “Savages.”
DATEBOOK:  Interactive Producer Josh Clement highlights some of the region’s upcoming events and activities.  www.mountainlake.org/datebook

THIS WEEK ON MOUNTAIN LAKE JOURNAL EXTRA:  

BIO-BLITZ:  This event in Saranac Lake teaches residents about the incredible diversity of life in the Adirondack Park.  For more information:   http://www.paulsmiths.edu/

RUSTIC DOG HOUSE:  On August 4th, The Adirondack Museum celebrates the “Dog Days” of summer by allowing your pooch into the museum and giving you a chance to win a rustic dog house designed by Bill Coffey.  Derek Muirden speaks with Bill about his creation for canines.  For more information:  www.adkmuseum.org

SCREEN TIME:  Rick Kisonak reviews “Savages.”

DATEBOOK:  Interactive Producer Josh Clement highlights some of the region’s upcoming events and activities.  www.mountainlake.org/datebook


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~ Tuesday, July 17 ~
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Mountain Lake Journal EXTRA - July 12, 2012


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~ Monday, July 9 ~
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THIS WEEK ON MOUNTAIN LAKE JOURNAL EXTRA:
SPOTLIGHT:  Adirondack Coast ARTWays - One work of art will represent Clinton and Essex counties for the next three months. It will be replicated on posters (for sale), magnets and other souvenir items. This project results from a partnership between the North Country Cultural Center for the Arts and the Adirondack Coast Visitors Bureau.  Watch “Extra” this week to find out whose piece will receive the honor.  http://plattsburgharts.org/

THIS WEEK ON MOUNTAIN LAKE JOURNAL EXTRA:

SPOTLIGHT:  Adirondack Coast ARTWays - One work of art will represent Clinton and Essex counties for the next three months. It will be replicated on posters (for sale), magnets and other souvenir items. This project results from a partnership between the North Country Cultural Center for the Arts and the Adirondack Coast Visitors Bureau.  Watch “Extra” this week to find out whose piece will receive the honor.  http://plattsburgharts.org/


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~ Friday, July 6 ~
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Mountain Lake Journal EXTRA - July 5, 2012


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