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Huletts Landing’s Connection to Different Sports Continued

February 22nd, 2016 · Comments Off

Liam Ballantyne (5th from the left) with the United States Coast Guard Academy’s sailing team. (Click picture to see full-scale.) In my recent post on our local connections to sports, I failed to include Liam Ballantyne’s participation on the United States Coast Guard Academy’s sailing team, currently ranked fourth in the Northeast. Liam is the [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · Casino Fun · The Landing

Huletts Landing’s Connection to Different Sports

February 20th, 2016 · Comments Off

While so many of us are fans of some team or sport, I wanted to try and put as many connections that Huletts Landing has to individuals, teams or sports that might be of interest. While I can’t say that these are all of them, I wanted to try and start compiling a list. So [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · Casino Fun · The Landing

Lake George Land Conservancy Closes on Reed Parcel, Moves Forward With South Mountain Initiative

January 26th, 2016 · Comments Off

Photo of the “Reed Property” on the east shore and north toward Ticonderoga, taken from the west shore’s Roger’s Little Slide. (Click image to see full-scale.) The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) has purchased 140 acres that are part of the South Mountain range in Putnam, for the price of $210,000. The closing took place [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · Lake George · Local Wildlife · The Environment

Video: Here’s To Adirondack Traditions!

January 23rd, 2016 · Comments Off

The Raquette Lake Ice Harvest – This video was taken February 2015. The Annual ice harvest in Raquette Lake, NY has been happening for over 100 years. Here's To Adirondack Traditions! from Adirondack Mountain Productions on Vimeo.

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Tags: Adirondacks · Casino Fun

ANNUAL Rachel Ray Cooking Show: APRIL 29, 2016

January 21st, 2016 · Comments Off

ANNUAL Rachel Ray Benefit Cooking Show: APRIL 29, 2016 6:30-10:30 pm Lake George High School Auditorium Pre Show: Pet and People Food Exchange for Door Prize Chances Evening Program includes Recipe Handouts, Books Sales & Signing, Photo Opportunity and Recipe Tasting. Proceeds are directed to LGHS graduates (Alumni) entering their 2nd year of an educational [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · Casino Fun · Lake George

Now for Some History: June 1913

January 17th, 2016 · Comments Off

BURGLAR’S LAST JOB Hudson Falls Man Killed While Robbing House at Hague Shot By Artist Harry Watrous Frank Cardinal Fatally Wounded by Two Bullets from Colt Automatic—His Brother Escapes Uninjured But is Captured and Jailed. Harry W. Watrous, a New York artist, at 2 o’clock Monday morning discovered Frank and Joseph Cardinal, of Hudson Falls, [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · History

Aerial America – Vermont (Full Episode)

January 1st, 2016 · Comments Off

The Smithsonian Channel is having a marathon viewing this weekend of their Aerial America show encompassing all 50 states. If you’re unfamiliar with this show, they view a state by air, highlighting the scenic wonders and historic places. This morning they spotlighted our neighbor Vermont. They don’t allow embedding but the entire Vermont episode can [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · Our Neighbors

Whiteface is Making Snow

December 16th, 2015 · Comments Off

Whiteface Mountain, in Wilmington, N.Y., is making snow, getting ready for the weekend. Mother Nature and the conditions are cooperating. Photos can be found here. Photos courtesy, ORDA/Whiteface Lake Placid

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Tags: Adirondacks · The Environment

Bits of Everything

November 29th, 2015 · Comments Off

Whitehall Times: Whitehall McDonald’s Future Uncertain What’s going on with the Whitehall McDonald’s? The Whitehall Times reports. Post Star: Washington County budget to increase tax levy 1.5 percent. See why Washington County taxes are headed up again next year. Adirondack Almanack: Adirondack Downhill Ski Season Begins See when the trails will open here. Adirondack Almanack: [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · Washington County · Whitehall

Congresswoman Stefanik Makes Thanksgiving Week Visit to Fort Drum Soldiers in Afghanistan

November 25th, 2015 · Comments Off

Congresswoman Stefanik with soldiers from Fort Drum at Kandahar Airfield in Afghanistan. Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) returned from an official Congressional Delegation visit to Afghanistan, Egypt and Saudi Arabia with colleagues on the House Armed Services Readiness Subcommittee. She released the following statement upon her return: “This trip was an important opportunity to visit [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · International News · National News · The Landing · Washington County

LGA Assists Park Commission On Lakewide Asian Clam Survey

September 6th, 2015 · Comments Off

Three staff members from the Lake George Association – and two summer outreach interns – participated in four of the six days of the most recent Lakewide Survey for Asian Clams. The program, in which participants sampled sandy sediment at about 200 sites on shoreline areas of Lake George looking for the invasive species, is [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · Lake George · The Environment

Bits of Everything

August 22nd, 2015 · Comments Off

Whitehall McDonald’s Closing Temporarily

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Tags: Adirondacks · Local Wildlife · Whitehall

Steven Engelhart, Executive Director of Adirondack Architectural Heritage, to Speak Thursday August 20th in Huletts

August 17th, 2015 · Comments Off

Steven Engelhart, the Executive Director of Adirondack Architectural Heritage, will continue the Friends of Historic Huletts Landing (FHHL) Summer Lecture Series on Thursday, August 20th at 7:30 pm at the Mountain Grove Memorial Church. During the late 19th century, the Adirondack Park became a mecca for sportsmen and other people seeking recreation. Native builders and [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · The Environment · The Landing

Fundraiser to Help Ticonderoga’s St. Mary’s School

August 12th, 2015 · Comments Off

Margot Kapusinski stands in front of St. Mary’s in Ticonderoga with a donation for the school, which is still recovering from last year’s fire. Last September, St. Mary’s School in Ticonderoga, was ravaged by a suspicious fire prior to the start of the school year. Now almost a year later, the school is about to [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · Our Neighbors · Ticonderoga