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LGPC 2017 Boat Inspection Report Released

January 15th, 2018 · No Comments

The Lake George Park Commission has released the 2017 Boat Inspection report for Lake George. It’s a very interesting read with numbers of boats inspected as well as types of invasive species caught before they could enter the lake. (Click the image above to read the entire report.)

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Tags: Lake George · NY State · The Environment

Bits of Everything

December 30th, 2017 · No Comments

WCAX TV – Lake George Patrol Officers to be Armed Next Year That’s right. They’ll be carrying guns now. The Adirondack Explorer: Grant to Help Salt Runoff and Invasives in Lake George Basin With the cold, comes salt and it’s harmful effect on the environment. Now a grant seeks to combat this. NY Post: Snowy [...]

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

Rescue on Black Mountain

October 11th, 2017 · Comments Off

A state helicopter lands on Black Mountain on Sunday, October 8th, rescuing an injured hiker. On Sunday, October 8, 2017, the Huletts Landing EMS responded to a mutual aid request from Dresden at 4:24 PM. A male hiker had fallen on the Black Mountain trail about 300 yards from the summit and broke his leg. [...]

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

Ballot Proposal # 3 Helps Forest Preserve Communities While Protecting the Enviornment

October 8th, 2017 · Comments Off

Election day will be November 7th this year. Over the next few weeks, the Huletts Current will spotlight some local elections as well as some ballot proposals. Today, Ballot proposal # 3 is explained. The NY State Senate gave the required second passage to a proposed New York State Constitutional amendment to create a 250-acre [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · NY State · Washington County

LGPC to Hold September Meeting in Huletts

September 13th, 2017 · Comments Off

The Huletts Landing Volunteer Fire Company will open its doors on September 26th for the monthly meeting of the Lake George Park Commission. If you have never been to a Lake George Park Commission meeting, this would be an easy one to get to! Many thanks to the Huletts Landing Volunteer Fire Company for graciously [...]

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Tags: Lake George · NY State · The Landing

518 Prefix Now Needed on Local Calls

August 27th, 2017 · Comments Off

You may have noticed this already, but starting last weekend, the 518 area code prefix is now required when making local calls from Huletts. It is part of the transition to the new 838 area code which starts after September 19th in the 17 county region presently served by 518. After September 19th, new phone [...]

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Tags: NY State · The Landing

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

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 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