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

May 9th, 2017 · No Comments

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

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Tags: Lake George · NY State

Congresswoman Stefanik Visits Afghanistan

April 18th, 2017 · Comments Off

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

Whitehall School Board: January Meeting Minutes

March 11th, 2017 · Comments Off

The Whitehall School Board has begun to put the minutes to their monthly meetings online. The Board should be commended for this. Here is a link to the minutes for the Regular Board Meeting from Wednesday, January 18, 2017. I will begin to post these. (There is no easy way to link directly to these. [...]

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Tags: NY State · The Landing · Whitehall

NY State Comptroller’s Audit of Dresden Released

March 6th, 2017 · Comments Off

The NY State Comptroller has completed its audit of the Town of Dresden and the operations of the Town Clerk. That audit, as well as the Town’s initial response, is included in the report. The Town’s complete response is due to the state within 90-days. This was a comprehensive undertaking that encompasses the financial health [...]

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Tags: NY State · The Landing

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

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

Cyber Monday: Local Online Merchants

November 28th, 2016 · Comments Off

I sometimes get asked the question: “Who are some local merchants – where we can buy some items with a Washington County or Adirondack flare?” So for Cyber Monday here are some ideas: Adirondack Life Magazine has an online Marketplace and gift subscriptions available. Will Moses (who is related to the famous Grandma Moses) has [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · NY State · Our Neighbors

Bits of Everything

November 19th, 2016 · Comments Off

The Empire Center: Job Growth Slows in NYS (November 17th) The Empire Center: Tax Revenues still weakening (November 14th) NY Post: Even the loony left hates Cuomo’s electric-bill hikes Buffalo News: Legal fees for advising governor on state bidding grow to nearly $1 million New Atlas Humanoid Robot Walks Out the Door and into the [...]

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Tags: Casino Fun · NY State

Bits of Everything

September 24th, 2016 · Comments Off

Former Board Member Rejected by Voters Appointed to Whitehall School Board From Manchester Newspapers. How a Rembrandt Ended Up in Glens Falls From North Country Public Radio Painters Headed to Ticonderoga From the Sun Newspapers

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Tags: Adirondacks · History · NY State · The Landing · Ticonderoga · Washington County · Whitehall

Jessica Rubin Begins FHHL Speaker Series

July 22nd, 2016 · Comments Off

Lucinda Bhavsar, Board Trustee for the Fund for Lake George and Huletts Landing resident (left), welcomes Jessica Rubin, Director of Development and Marketing for the Fund for Lake George (right), to Huletts Landing prior to Ms. Rubin’s talk to the Friends of Historic Huletts Landing on Thursday night. Ms. Rubin spoke about the Fund for [...]

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

Crosses Placed at Route 22 Fatal Crash Scene

July 20th, 2016 · Comments Off

Crosses have been placed in remembrance of the victims at the location of Friday’s fatal crash on Route 22. (Click for full-scale.)

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Tags: NY State · Washington County · Whitehall

Fire on Nobles Island Extinguished

June 20th, 2016 · Comments Off

Update: 6:00 pm Monday I spoke to the Narrow Island forest ranger and he said the fire had been extinguished. The Lake George Park Commission, the Bolton fire department, and the Hague fire department all responded. The fire was most likely started by some embers that were blown out of a fire pit by a [...]

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Tags: Lake George · NY State · The Environment · The Landing

2015 Lake George Recreation Study – Final Report

May 30th, 2016 · Comments Off

The Lake George Park Commission recently announced the completion and release of the 2015 Lake George Recreation Study. This comprehensive study, a year in the making, reviews the recreational activities and trends on Lake George over the past decade. Lake George is one of the most pristine and treasured waterbodies in the Northeast if not [...]

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Tags: Lake George · Local Wildlife · NY State · Our Neighbors · The Environment · The Landing

LGA’s Rohne Named to Board of State Federation of Lake Associations

May 16th, 2016 · Comments Off

Kristen Rohne, of the Lake George Association. Kristen Rohne, the Lake George Association’s Director of Education, has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the New York State Federation of Lake Associations. The election took place at the Federation’s recent annual conference in Hamilton, NY. “NYSFOLA is delighted to welcome Kristen to [...]

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Tags: Lake George · NY State · The Environment