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Entries Tagged as 'Lake George'

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

Carl Heilman 2017 Calendars Have Arrived at LGA

October 22nd, 2016 · Comments Off

If you are a fan of stunning Lake George visuals, the Lake George Association has some exciting news to share with you — especially if you are looking to keep Lake George in your sight all year round. The 2017 edition of Carl Heilman II’s Lake George calendar is going on sale. As always, the [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

LGLC Fall/Winter 2016 Newsletter

October 1st, 2016 · Comments Off

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LGLC Names Two New Board Members

October 1st, 2016 · Comments Off

George Morris (left) and James W. Wolitarsky (right) recently were appointed to the Board of the Lake George Land Conservancy. The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) recently announced the recent addition of two new directors to its Board, George Morris and James W. Wolitarsky. “We are very excited to have Jim and George join our [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

New Book: The Battle of Lake George

September 7th, 2016 · Comments Off

The Battle of Lake George: England’s First Triump in the French and Indian War by William R. Griffith IV was released this past week. This is a great new release that sounds very intriguing. In the early morning of September 8, 1755, a force of French Regulars, Canadians and Indians crouched unseen in a ravine [...]

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Tags: History · Lake George

Link: Weekend Boat Accident Explained

September 5th, 2016 · Comments Off

The Post Star has an account of the boating accident that occurred near Burgess Island this past weekend. If you were in Huletts this weekend, you may have seen the search lights from the police as this occurred after dusk on Saturday night.

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Tags: Lake George · The Landing

Now for Some History: July 1922

August 28th, 2016 · Comments Off

This postcard from July 20, 1922, depicting Huletts Landing, was mailed from Silver Bay NY. Sometimes the most interesting part of an old postcard is what was written on it. Many thanks to Russ Considine for providing this glimpse into the summer of 1922. Here is what was written on the back: “Have come to [...]

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Tags: History · Lake George

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

LGLC Protects Wetlands in Putnam to Protect Lake George

August 18th, 2016 · Comments Off

Map of Bridge the Nose Initiative (Click image to see larger view.) The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) has acquired 65 acres in the Town of Putnam from Thomas and Christine Bain. The land contains important wetlands and includes a significant part of the Sucker Brook marsh, which drains directly into Lake George at Glenburnie. [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment · Washington County

Budweiser Clydesdale’s in Lake George Village: August 18th

August 16th, 2016 · Comments Off

A Budweiser Clydesdale at home in St. Louis. The world famous Budweiser Clydesdale team will be in the Charles R. Wood Park in Lake George Village this Thursday, August 18th between 4:00 and 5:00 pm. They will be available for taking pictures with. Between 5:00 and 6:00 pm, they will parade down Beach Road and [...]

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Tags: Casino Fun · Lake George

Link: Five Charged After Fatal Lake George Crash

July 31st, 2016 · Comments Off

The Times Union had an update with more information and pictures about those charged in the recent fatal Lake George crash.

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Tags: Lake George · Our Neighbors