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Rep. Stefanik State of the Union Guest: Brigadier General Diana Holland, First Female Commandant of U.S. Military Academy at West Point

January 13th, 2016 · Comments Off

Rep. Elise Stefanik meeting with her State of the Union guest, Brigadier General Diana Holland, in her Washington office last night. Brigadier General Diana Holland was the honorary guest of Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) at the President’s State of the Union Address on Tuesday, January 12th. Brigadier General Holland served as the 10th Mountain Division’s [...]

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Tags: National News · NY State

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

What Are You Doing This Off-Season? Playing Music on the San Diego Waterfront on Veterans Day

November 21st, 2015 · Comments Off

Peter Ballantyne plays on the San Diego waterfront last week. The pictures here were provided to me by Peter Ballantyne, whose band played the San Diego Freedom Festival during last week’s Veteran’s Day parade alongside the parade route. The USS Midway is the big ship in the background. Many in our Huletts community travel to [...]

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Tags: National News · Our Neighbors · The Landing

Columbus Day 2015

October 12th, 2015 · Comments Off

The Debarkation of Columbus (Morning of October 12, 1492) by Edward Moran (Oil on Canvas – 1892. U.S. Naval Academy Museum Annapolis, Maryland.) Click image to see lager scale. “Late in his career, marine artist Edward Moran (1828-1901) became influenced by the 400th anniversary of Columbus’s first voyage. He did several large painting of the [...]

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Tags: History · National News

A Good Number to Have

September 20th, 2015 · Comments Off

Let’s say you are not in Huletts Landing or even Washington County, and become aware of an emergency in Huletts Landing, perhaps even in your Huletts home, and you need to contact Washington County 911 from outside the county or even from outside the state. Is there a quick way to get Washington County 911 [...]

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Tags: National News · The Landing · Washington County

Trekonderoga in Ticonderoga September 4th & 5th

August 31st, 2015 · Comments Off

A re-creation of the Star Trek Enterprise bridge is one of the things tickets can be purchased for at a fan inspired Star Trek conference that will take place this upcoming weekend in Ticonderoga. The first Star Trek event in Ticonderoga (billed as Trekonderoga) will take place over the Labor Day weekend. Original Star Trek [...]

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Tags: Casino Fun · National News · Ticonderoga

After Losing Parents, 6-year-old Embarks on Smile Mission

August 11th, 2015 · Comments Off

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Tags: National News

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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Tags: International News · National News · The Landing

Lynn Kapusinski to Appear on EWTN this Week

July 20th, 2015 · Comments Off

Lynn Kapusinski (right) will appear on EWTN’s Women of Grace, with host Johnnette Benkovic (left), for a 5-part interview, “When the Marriage Fails: Helping Children Cope,” from Monday July 20th through Friday July 24th, from 11:00-11:30 am EST. I’m happy to share that Lynn recently returned from Birmingham. Alabama where she was interviewed for 5 [...]

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Tags: National News · The Landing

Happy July 4th Weekend

July 3rd, 2015 · Comments Off

Hillsdale College’s choir sings “America the Beautiful”

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Tags: National News · Our Neighbors

Rep. Stefanik Visits Ticonderoga

May 24th, 2015 · Comments Off

Great event in Ticonderoga today launching the "Rails to Wheels" partnership between Amtrak and Fort Ticonderoga! — Rep. Elise Stefanik (@RepStefanik) May 22, 2015

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Tags: Adirondacks · National News · NY State · The Landing · Ticonderoga

From the Deck of the USS Midway

May 5th, 2015 · Comments Off

Peter Ballantyne (right) standing on the deck of the USS Midway with the Secretary of Veteran Affairs, Robert A. McDonald (left), and the President of the Paralyzed Veterans of America, Al Kovach, Jr. (front), during a reception hosted by Mr. Ballantyne’s Paralyzed Veterans of America chapter. Secretary McDonald gave the keynote presentation this morning to [...]

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Students Submit Entries to Congressional Art Competition

April 25th, 2015 · Comments Off

Thanks to all the gifted #NY21 high school students who submitted entries to the Congressional Art Competition! — Rep. Elise Stefanik (@RepStefanik) April 25, 2015

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Tags: Adirondacks · Casino Fun · National News · NY State · Our Neighbors

Bits of Everything

April 12th, 2015 · Comments Off

Expanded Lake George Trail System Eyed The Adirondack Almanack reports on the “Trails Master Plan” for the west shore of Lake George. New Fishing Tournament for Lake George Grab a fishing pole and maybe you can win $2,500 in grand prize money between Friday, July 10 to Sunday, July 12th. Read in the Lake George [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · Lake George · Local Wildlife · National News · NY State · Our Neighbors · The Environment