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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 — Lake Placid Events (@LkPlacidEvents) December 3, 2016

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Shiffrin Wins USSA World Cup Slalom at Killington

November 27th, 2016 · Comments Off

The first Alpine downhill World Cup race, to be held on the east coast in 25 years, happened this weekend in Killington, Vermont. 16,000 fans showed up to watch the best skiers in the world race. Team USA’s Mikaela Shiffrin (Eagle-Vail, CO) grabbed first place in the Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Women’s slalom. [...]

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Saturday Quote

September 24th, 2016 · Comments Off

“We cannot adequately combat environmental degradation unless we attend to causes related to human and social degradation.” Pope Francis

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Video: Lessons from Venezuela

August 12th, 2016 · Comments Off

While I rarely report on International news, I came across this great video about how Venezuela descended into chaos. It shows how government corruption gave rise to Hugo Chavez who then started nationalizing businesses. Narrator Erick Brimen makes an interesting point: “Venezuela had a democracy, constitution, you know, division of power in government but people [...]

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Palm Sunday 2016

March 20th, 2016 · Comments Off

Taken from the Jerusalem Triptych c. 1497-1500 The National Museum in Warsaw Gdansk, Poland Netherlandish or Northern German painter (Click image to see larger version.)

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Merry Christmas

December 25th, 2015 · Comments Off

I want to take this opportunity to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a happy and healthy holiday season. Mary, Did You Know? – Peter Hollens

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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

Patrick McNelis in Little League Intermediate Division World Series in Livermore CA

August 7th, 2015 · Comments Off

Patrick McNelis (front row, second from right) is the starting catcher for the Commack North team that won the East Region Championship last weekend. His father, Pat McNelis, is coaching (back row, far right). Patrick’s grandparents, Pat and Irene McNelis, are longtime residents of Huletts Landing. (Click picture to see larger scale.) Patrick McNelis is [...]

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Bits of Everything

June 28th, 2015 · Comments Off

China’s Richest Man Buys Adirondack Property Jack Ma, founder and executive chairman of Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba, has just purchased a 28,120-acre property in the Adirondacks. Read more: Local Business: Fort Edward’s Little Theater on the Farm Prepares for 10th Year Check out for a list of their summer performances. Bolton Landing Park [...]

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Stefanik Discusses Fort Drum, Sequestration on House Floor

March 2nd, 2015 · Comments Off

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Congresswoman Stefanik Commemorates “Miracle on Ice” on House Floor

February 24th, 2015 · Comments Off

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Congresswoman Stefanik Visits Fort Drum Soldiers During Visit to Middle East

February 20th, 2015 · Comments Off

Congresswoman Stefanik during a visit with troops in Afghanistan. (Click image to see full-scale.) Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21), member of the House Armed Services Committee, returned today from an official bipartisan Congressional Delegation visit to Afghanistan, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates. Stefanik was one of few Members invited to attend this Congressional [...]

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Former Vietnam POW Proudly Wears Whitehall Shirt

February 19th, 2015 · Comments Off

Richard D. “Moon” Mullen, Commander United States Navy and former Prisoner of War in Vietnam, proudly wears his Whitehall shirt given to him by Peter Ballantyne. Captain Mullen is the recipient of the the Silver Star, Legion of Merit, 3 Bronze Stars, Air Medal, 2 Purple Hearts, POW Medal and other decorations. On a cold [...]

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Mars Rover’s 11th Anniversary: Hilltop Panorama & U.S. Flag

January 23rd, 2015 · Comments Off

A panorama from one of the highest elevations that NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity has reached in its 11 years on Mars includes the U.S. flag at the summit. (Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Cornell Univ./Arizona State Univ.) The view is from the top of “Cape Tribulation,” a raised section of the rim of Endeavour Crater. The panorama [...]

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Tags: International News · NY State · The Environment