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Entries Tagged as 'Lake George'

LGLC Offers Chance to Fly During 5th Annual Lake George Hike-A-Thon

May 15th, 2017 · Comments Off

Helicopter stopping for photo at Amy’s Park in 2016. © Sarah Hoffman(Click image to see full-scale.) The Lake George Land Conservancy is now taking entries for its annual giveaway of a helicopter ride during the Lake George Hike-A-Thon on July 5, 2017. One lucky winner will be awarded the exclusive opportunity to enjoy the event [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

Times Union Link: Alexander West Convicted of Lake George Boat Crash

May 9th, 2017 · Comments Off

Times Union: Alexander West convicted of Lake George boat crash that killed girl

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Tags: Lake George · NY State

LGLC Receives Grant for Land and Water Protection

April 27th, 2017 · Comments Off

Photo of beaver pond in Putnam; its protection has been supported by the Conservation Partnership Program grant awarded to the LGLC. The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) has been awarded a $40,000 grant from the 2017 Conservation Partnership Program, administered by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and the Land Trust Alliance. [...]

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New Book about John Apperson Coming in May

April 4th, 2017 · Comments Off

The cover of John Apperson’s Lake George by Ellen Apperson Brown. A new book is coming in May 2017 from Arcadia Publishing entitled; John Apperson’s Lake George by Ellen Apperson Brown ( ISBN: 9781467124768 $21.99 | 128pp. | paperback ). The book focuses on the efforts of noted Lake George preservationist and conservationist, John S. [...]

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Huletts Landing Volunteer Fire Department Practices Ice Drill

March 23rd, 2017 · Comments Off

The Huletts Landing Volunteer Fire Company was able to test their new reach and rescue pole recently on the ice on Lake George. It extends from 9 to 60 feet long. Here it is being tested at the Marina. A simulated ice rescue drill was done recently by the the Huletts Landing Volunteer Fire Department. [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Landing

LGPC to Offer Free NYS Boater Certification Classes

March 16th, 2017 · Comments Off

The Lake George Park Commission will again be holding free 8-hour NYS Boater Safety Courses for the interested public. Satisfactory completion of this course provides the attendee with a NYS Boater Safety Certificate which is required to operate a vessel in NYS for anyone born after May 1, 1996. The certification is also required for [...]

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LGLC Welcomes Michele DeRossi as Staff

February 11th, 2017 · Comments Off

Michele DeRossi has joined the staff of the Lake George Land Conservancy. The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) is pleased to announce the addition of Michele DeRossi as the organization’s community engagement and events manager. In her new role, Ms. DeRossi will be managing community and fundraising events for the LGLC and working with the [...]

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Tags: Lake George · Our Neighbors · The Environment

Bits of Everything

February 5th, 2017 · Comments Off

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

Video: How to survive a fall through frozen ice

January 19th, 2017 · Comments Off

I don’t know if we’ll get any this year, but here is a great video of how to survive falling through the ice.

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

2016 Lake George Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention / Boat Inspection Program Report

December 16th, 2016 · Comments Off

The Lake George Park Commission has released the 2016 Lake George Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention / Boat Inspection Program Report. 2016 was the busiest year to date under the program, with a fairly significant increase in the number of boater contacts over the previous two years due to the fantastic weather this past summer. (Click [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment · The Landing

LGPC Boat & Dock Fees to Increase in 2017

December 5th, 2016 · Comments Off

The Lake George Park Commission has received approval from the state legislature to raise dock, mooring and boat fees in 2017. From the bill authorizing the increase: Dock, wharf and mooring fees. The owner of a dock, wharf or mooring within the park used for non-commercial residential purposes shall pay an annual fee of fifty [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

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

Happy Thanksgiving (from the Air)

November 24th, 2016 · Comments Off

An aerial view of Huletts, taken on Wednesday November 23, 2016. (Click to see full-scale.) While you are hopefully celebrating with family and friends today, here is an aerial view of the Landing, taken from above the Casino, looking north up Lake George. Our heartfelt good wishes go out to you and your family on [...]

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Tags: Lake George · Our Neighbors · The Environment · The Landing

LGLC Takes Steps Towards Completing Vision of Protection in Putnam

November 22nd, 2016 · Comments Off

The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) recently acquired 72 acres in the Town of Putnam from Thomas and Mary Ellen Eliopoulos. The land, known as the Beaver Pond property, joins another 65 acres purchased from the Bain family in September as the latest additions in a focused effort to protect the 2,000-acre watershed of Sucker [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment