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Congresswoman Stefanik Visits Afghanistan

April 18th, 2017 · No Comments

Congresswoman Stefanik with servicemen in Afghanistan. This weekend Congresswoman Stefanik returned from a bipartisan Congressional Delegation visit to Afghanistan and the Middle East. As the Chair of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities, this was an important opportunity for the Congressional delegation to conduct oversight of the policy, strategy, and resource [...]

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Happy Easter

April 16th, 2017 · No Comments

This morning’s Gospel reading is John 20:1–9: On the first day of the week, Mary of Magdala came to the tomb early in the morning, while it was still dark, and saw the stone removed from the tomb. So she ran and went to Simon Peter and to the other disciple whom Jesus loved, and [...]

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Palm Sunday 2017

April 9th, 2017 · No Comments

Entry into Jerusalem Pieter Coecke van Aelst circa 1530 and 1535 From the collection of Bonnefantenmuseum “In the foreground, several figures are cheering Christ on his entry into Jerusalem on a donkey. The Mount of Olives, where Jesus and his disciples have come from, can be seen in the distance. The painting gives a very [...]

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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 pic.twitter.com/1SIm3a5fQl — 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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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: http://www.businessinsider.com/ Local Business: Fort Edward’s Little Theater on the Farm Prepares for 10th Year Check out http://www.littletheater27.org/ 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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