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Sunday Storm Orson Update

February 12th, 2017 · No Comments

About 10 to 12 inches of snow has fallen in Huletts so far today. Very, very blustery and definitely a severe storm. Orson is being quite rough.

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Tags: Adirondacks · The Environment

Bits of Everything

February 5th, 2017 · No Comments

NewYorkUpstate.com has an update on the boat crash on Lake George that killed a young girl last summer. The NY State Comptroller’s Office recently released a report showing sales tax collections have been down in Washington County. The Lake Placid News reports on the old Frontier Town.

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Tags: Adirondacks · Lake George · NY State · Washington County

Now for Some History: 1919

December 29th, 2016 · Comments Off

The NY State Archives has an image in their collection of William C. Noble, fire observer, sitting in the doorway of a wooden shack used for observing the outbreak of forest fires on Black Mountain in 1919. It can be enlarged to see full-scale.

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Tags: Adirondacks · History · The Landing

Bronze For USA Luge In Lake Placid World Cup Team Relay

December 3rd, 2016 · Comments Off

Team @USA_Luge takes the podium for their 3rd place finish in the @FIL_Luge #lugeworldcup Team Relay. #lakeplacidevents pic.twitter.com/1SIm3a5fQl — Lake Placid Events (@LkPlacidEvents) December 3, 2016

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Tags: Adirondacks · International News

Cyber Monday: Local Online Merchants

November 28th, 2016 · Comments Off

I sometimes get asked the question: “Who are some local merchants – where we can buy some items with a Washington County or Adirondack flare?” So for Cyber Monday here are some ideas: Adirondack Life Magazine has an online Marketplace and gift subscriptions available. Will Moses (who is related to the famous Grandma Moses) has [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · NY State · Our Neighbors

Little Red Seaplane Flyby

November 27th, 2016 · Comments Off

Neal Vandorsten sits in the cockpit of a small seaplane he flew up Lake George last week. The aerial photo I posted on Thanksgiving day inspired Neal Vandorsten to pass along these two shots from a small red seaplane he piloted up Lake George last week. The lake was calm on a clear autumn day. [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · Casino Fun · Lake George · Our Neighbors · The Environment · The Landing

Whiteface First Snow

October 24th, 2016 · Comments Off

Would you believe that Whiteface had its first snowfall this past weekend? The beginning of the skiing and riding season isn’t that far off, it’s slated for Friday, Nov. 25. So tune up the skis and boards!! Photos and video courtesy of ORDA/Whiteface Lake Placid.

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Tags: Adirondacks · Casino Fun · The Environment

Bits of Everything

September 24th, 2016 · Comments Off

Former Board Member Rejected by Voters Appointed to Whitehall School Board From Manchester Newspapers. How a Rembrandt Ended Up in Glens Falls From North Country Public Radio Painters Headed to Ticonderoga From the Sun Newspapers

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Tags: Adirondacks · History · NY State · The Landing · Ticonderoga · Washington County · Whitehall

FHHL Speaker Kimball Brought Raptors

August 26th, 2016 · Comments Off

Nancy Kimball, wildlife rehabilitator, holds an owl on Thursday at the Mountain Grove Memorial Church as part of the Friends of Historic Huletts Landing Summer Lecture Series. Those who attended the Friends of Historic Huletts Landing Lecture entitled: Meet the Raptors by wildlife rehabilitator, Nancy Kimball, were treated to a great program. About 45 attended, [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · Local Wildlife · The Landing

NBC “Running Wild with Bear Grylls” Adirondack Episode Monday

August 25th, 2016 · Comments Off

The August 29th episode of “Running Wild with Bear Grylls,” will feature Grylls and NBA great,Shaquille O’Neal, being dropped into the Adirondacks. See the preview below. O’Neal’s episode will air on Monday 8/29 at 10 p.m

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Tags: Adirondacks · Casino Fun

Bits of Everything

August 21st, 2016 · Comments Off

The Chronicle: Off-duty police officer from Cheektowaga was key to LG fatal boat crash investigation The Daily Beast: America Was 20 Minutes Away From Being French

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Tags: Adirondacks · History · Lake George

Trekonderoga: August 12-14

July 10th, 2016 · Comments Off

Keir Dullea and Gary Lockwood, the stars “2001 – A Space Odyssey,” will appear in Ticonderoga in August. Following the successful Trekonderoga last year, the second annual Trekonderoga convention will take place on the weekend of August 12-14, from Friday afternoon through Sunday afternoon. It will be held in Ticonderoga, New York, on the banks [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · Casino Fun · Lake George · The Landing · Ticonderoga

Second Annual Lake George Fishing Derby

June 15th, 2016 · Comments Off

Lake George is ready for the second annual King George Fishing Derby July 8-10. Are you ready? Do you have what it takes to win money for catching the biggest Lake Trout or Bass? If you think so, join hundreds of other anglers and get your entries into the Derby officials by July 1. You [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · Lake George · The Environment

Huletts Landing’s Connection to Different Sports Continued

February 26th, 2016 · Comments Off

Sanford Stragnell of Huletts Landing refereeing a women’s rugby match.(Click to see full-scale.) I recently learned that Sandy Stragnell of Huletts now referees rugby matches. If I had known this earlier, I would have included this in my recent post on local connections to sports. So if you don’t know anything about a scrummage or [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · Casino Fun · The Landing