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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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Tags: International News · National News · NY State

Friday Fun: Immelt Drescribes Trump Hole-in-One

February 24th, 2017 · Comments Off

Trump just made Jeff Immelt describe the time Trump hit a hole-in-one Trump: “I actually said I was the best golfer of all the rich people” pic.twitter.com/6yB7oj6WJe — Bradd Jaffy (@BraddJaffy) February 23, 2017

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Tags: Casino Fun · National News

Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) Officially Sworn In

January 3rd, 2017 · Comments Off

Rep. Elise Stefanik being sworn in by Speaker Paul Ryan. (Click image to see full-scale.) Tuesday, January 3, 2017, Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) was officially sworn in to represent New York’s 21st district in the U.S. House of Representatives in the 115th Congress.

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Tags: National News · The Landing · Washington County

Famous Supreme Court Case Has Local Connection

December 13th, 2016 · Comments Off

One of the most famous United States Supreme Court cases, Engel v. Vitale, 370 U.S. 421 (1962) (sometimes known as the school prayer case) has a significant local connection. William J. Vitale, Jr. was the School Board President of the school district that was involved in the case. Mr. Vitale was a summer resident of [...]

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Tags: History · National News · NY State · The Landing

Postmaster General Announces Moratorium on Post Office Downgrades

November 25th, 2016 · Comments Off

According to Postmaster General, Megan Brennan, the USPS will not downgrade Level 2, 4 and 6 Post Offices during Fiscal Year 2017. Brennan made the announcement at the 2016 National Convention for the newly created United Postmasters and Managers of America. This is good news for the Huletts Landing Post Office which is considered a [...]

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Tags: National News · The Landing

Best Campaign Commercial: A Vote for Good

November 11th, 2016 · Comments Off

Out of all the election nastiness on the airways this year, this commercial, produced by the dog food company Pedigree, was the best one I saw. Entitled, a vote for good, I post it here. Man’s best friend – bringing us closer together.

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Tags: Casino Fun · National News

Ballantyne Wins at Providence College Invitational Regatta

October 22nd, 2016 · Comments Off

Liam Ballantyne (far right) and the U.S. Coast Guard Academy sailing team at the Providence College Invitational Regatta this past weekend. (Click image to see full-scale.) Liam Balllantyne (son of Peter and Angela) competed with the US Coast Guard Academy sailing team at the Providence College Invitational Regatta this past weekend. They won the regatta, [...]

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Tags: National News · The Landing

Video: Man’s Description of Kentucky Bee Attack is Priceless

October 18th, 2016 · Comments Off

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Preview: Screenagers Movie

October 11th, 2016 · Comments Off

What is the impact of all this screen time on kids? SCREENAGERS (Official Trailer)-HD from lisa tabb on Vimeo. To learn more go to: http://www.screenagersmovie.com/

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Tags: National News

Update on POSTPlan

September 18th, 2016 · Comments Off

In 2012, the US Postal Service introduced POSTPlan as a means of keeping Post Offices open by reducing hours. The Huletts Landing Post Office is now only open 4 hours per day. POSTPlan reduced operations at many rural Post Offices to 2, 4 or 6 hours per day in hundreds of Post Offices throughout the [...]

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Tags: National News · The Landing

Nyquist Wins the 2016 Kentucky Derby

May 8th, 2016 · Comments Off

For anyone who missed it, below is yesterday’s full Kentucky Derby, which was an exciting race to watch.

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Tags: National News

What Are You Doing This Off-Season? Watching Villanova Win it All

April 7th, 2016 · Comments Off

Kevin McNelis stands with Rollie Massimino (the head coach of Villanova’s 1985 championship team) before the NCAA championship game earlier this week. I realize I am a few days late, but congratulations to all of our Villanova basketball fans (and we have a few) on your team’s exciting win earlier this week. Kevin McNelis traveled [...]

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Tags: National News · Our Neighbors

It was Fun Rooting for the Winner

April 1st, 2016 · Comments Off

Congratulations to Mike Lonergan (right), seen here with his family when visiting Lake George, for winning the NIT Championship at Madison Square Garden Thursday night with his George Washington Colonial basketball squad. (Click image to see larger version.) Read about the exciting game here.

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Tags: Lake George · National News · The Landing

NBC Talks to Former Dresden Town Supervisor, Joe Rota, about the S.S. United States

March 12th, 2016 · Comments Off

Joe Rota, the former Town Supervisor of Dresden, was recently interviewed by NBC News about the attempts to save the S.S. United States. Mr. Rota worked on the ship during it’s heyday and is interviewed by NBC News Rehema Ellis.

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Tags: National News · The Landing