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Link: Washington County Adopts 2017 Budget

November 22nd, 2016 · Comments Off

Washington County supervisors adopted next year’s budget with a 1.76 percent tax increase. Read about it in the Post Star.

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Tags: The Landing · Washington County

Link: Battle of Fort Ann Explained

November 14th, 2016 · Comments Off

The Battle of Fort Ann – July 8, 1777 – explained on: www.campaign1776.org.

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Tags: History · Ticonderoga · Washington County

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

New Area Code in Eastern Upstate New York Announced

September 24th, 2016 · Comments Off

Telephone, Cell Phone Customers To Use 838 Area Code Starting in 3rd Quarter 2017 The New York State Public Service Commission (Commission) today announced that a new area code number has been assigned for eastern upstate New York. The new 838 area code will provide additional much-needed phone numbers for residents and businesses in the [...]

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Tags: The Landing · Washington County

Washington County Soil & Water Conservation District Explained

September 8th, 2016 · Comments Off

As everyone knows, Washington county is a large county with much of its total acreage dedicated to farming and dairy production. I like to occasionally spotlight things going on in the county that might be of interest. Today, I wanted to explain what the Washington County Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) does. The Washington [...]

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Tags: Local Wildlife · The Environment · Washington County

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

Catholic Bishop to Visit Huletts Landing August 13th

August 9th, 2016 · Comments Off

The Roman Catholic Bishop of Albany, Edward B. Scharfenberger, D.D., will visit Huletts Landing, Saturday August 13th. The Roman Catholic Bishop of Albany, Edward B. Scharfenberger, D.D., will visit Huletts Landing this Saturday, August 13th, to dedicate the new altar installed recently in the Chapel of the Assumption. The Bishop will celebrate Mass in the [...]

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Tags: Our Neighbors · The Landing · Washington County

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

Updated: Fatalities in Car Crash on Route 22

July 15th, 2016 · Comments Off

Sunday Morning – July 17th The Post Star has complete coverage here, including the names of the victims and what is believed to have happened. Update 7:55 pm Because of the fatality, an accident reconstruction investigation is taking place. State Route 22 will be closed for a few more hours. Pike Brook road is being [...]

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Tags: The Landing · Washington County · Whitehall

Work Progresses on 6B Bridge

June 29th, 2016 · Comments Off

The final segment of the new deck was lifted into place on the new 6B bridge on Tuesday. (Click image to see full-scale.) Washington county is making a concentrated effort to have the new 6B bridge completed soon. Yesterday, the final segment of the new deck was lifted into place. If you have not been [...]

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Tags: The Environment · The Landing · Washington County

April & May Dresden Town Board Meeting Minutes

June 21st, 2016 · Comments Off

The minutes from the April and May 2016 Dresden Town Board meetings were recently approved and have been posted on the town’s website. April Minutes May Minutes The June minutes will not be approved until July and so on.

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Tags: The Landing · Washington County

Bridge Dedication in Memory of Maynard Rushia Well Attended

June 18th, 2016 · Comments Off

A plaque on Dresden bridge T-11 on Pike Brook road, now commemorates former Dresden Highway Superintendent, Maynard Rushia. On Saturday June 18th, a large crowd attended the bridge dedication ceremony on Pike Brook Road in honor of former Dresden Highway Superintendent, Maynard Rushia. “Maynard” as he was known to the people of Dresden, served many [...]

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County Route 6B Bridge Update

June 17th, 2016 · Comments Off

I wanted to give a quick update on the work progressing on the 6B bridge to Bluff Head. I spoke to the county crew yesterday and they’re hoping to have it completed by the first week in July. A lot depends on the weather but they’re finishing up on the abutments and work is progressing [...]

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Tags: The Environment · The Landing · Washington County

Bluff Head Bridge Work: Drive Slow Down Mountain

May 25th, 2016 · Comments Off

If you haven’t been in Huletts Landing for awhile and are planning on being there for the Memorial Day weekend, please drive slowly as you get to the base of the mountain. The county is working on the bridge to Bluff Head and it’s down to one lane for those heading out that way. There [...]

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Tags: The Landing · Washington County