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MLPBS tower collapsed in April
MLPBS tower collapsed in April

Helicopters lift material for PBS tower on Lyon Mt.

Helicopters are flying this week over Lyon Mountain in Clinton County. They're rebuilding the massive broadcast tower owned by Mountain Lake Public Television, based in Plattsburgh. A spring storm knocked out the station's main broadcasting signal. Brian Mann has this update.  Go to full article
Collapsed tower on Lyon Mountain (Source: MLPBS)
Collapsed tower on Lyon Mountain (Source: MLPBS)

Tower down, PBS struggles to reach audience

Tonight, Mountain Lake PBS begins their annual art auction, one of the biggest fundraisers for public television. The hitch is that last week Mountain Lake's broadcast tower on Lyon Mountain collapsed, cutting the station's signal to much of the region. Brian Mann spoke yesterday with station president Alice Recore.  Go to full article

Plattsburgh public television toppled in Plattsburgh

One of the North Country's largest public television stations will be off the air for at least a week following the collapse of a 400-foot tower on Lyon Mountain. Martha Foley has more.  Go to full article
Arto Monaco and Derek Muirden (Source: MLPBS)
Arto Monaco and Derek Muirden (Source: MLPBS)

Arto Monaco story airs nationwide on PBS

This Friday and Saturday, Mountain Lake PBS will broadcast their new documentary called "A Castle In Every Heart." It's the story of Arto Monaco, the Adirondack inventor and toymaker who created some of America's earliest theme parks. Monaco's creations in the North Country included the Land of Make Believe in Upper Jay, which he built in his own back yard. Coming up in the second half hour, we'll hear Brian Mann's interview with Arto, recorded just a year before his death in 2002. But first, Brian talks with filmmaker Derek Muirden about his friendship with Arto Monaco and about the new documentary, which will air nationwide starting this year.  Go to full article

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