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News & Opinion About Huletts Landing, N.Y.

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Entries from December 2008

Top Story of Huletts 2008

December 29th, 2008 · Comments Off

With so many media outlets declaring their top new stories for 2008, we thought we would pick the top event in Huletts for the year. We had many big stories from the past year. All of the following happened in 2008; the grand opening of the new firehouse, the Washington County budget and beach funding [...]

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Tags: The Landing

Interview with Adam Terry, Baltimore Raven

December 28th, 2008 · Comments Off

Photo Courtesy of Baltimore Ravens photographer Phil Hoffmann The Huletts Current recently interviewed local standout, Adam Terry, who is now playing offensive tackle for the Baltimore Ravens. This is a transcript of our interview with him. What exactly is your affiliation to our area? We know you went to high-school in Queensbury but did you [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Landing · Whitehall

The Current Reaches the NFL

December 27th, 2008 · Comments Off

With the final week of the football season upon us, the Huletts Current will be rooting for the Baltimore Ravens to reach the playoffs. Why? Because local talent, Adam Terry, who spent alot of time growing up in Clemons, Huletts, and Whitehall, plays offensive tackle for the Ravens. Adam has a great story, going to [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Landing · Whitehall

Milfoil Eradication Working

December 27th, 2008 · Comments Off

We received the following press release from the Lake George Park Commission about its yearly milfoil eradication efforts. The good news; “During 2008, Lycott Environmental Inc. work crews under the Commission’s direction hand harvested more than 14,000 invasive milfoil plants and installed 115,850 square feet of benthic barrier material to smother dense beds of milfoil. [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

Saturday Quote

December 27th, 2008 · Comments Off

“Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man.” Benjamin Franklin

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Tags: Our Neighbors

He’ll Always be the Lone Ranger

December 27th, 2008 · Comments Off

Before we introduce this piece, we provide a disclaimer that it has absolutely nothing to do with Huletts and involves no one from Huletts. We do not endorse or condone any of the activities described in it (except those of the Lone Ranger). Having said that, here is a hilarious segment from the Late Show [...]

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Tags: Casino Fun

Can You Spot a Turkey When You See One?

December 26th, 2008 · Comments Off

If you’re coming into or out of Huletts during the next couple of months and you happen to see any wild turkeys, the Department of Environmental Conservation is asking that you report your sightings to them. The DEC is undertaking a statewide count of wild turkeys in the months ahead to better understand the bird’s [...]

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Tags: Local Wildlife

We’re Going NFL

December 25th, 2008 · Comments Off

As the NFL playoffs approach, we are going to bring you a story about a current NFL player who has ties to Huletts and the surrounding area in the days ahead. Now we know that many of you have strong feelings regarding certain football teams, but we think you’ll enjoy knowing the connection that Huletts [...]

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Tags: Our Neighbors

Merry Christmas

December 25th, 2008 · Comments Off

“For unto you is born this day in the city of David, a Savior, which is Christ the Lord.” From our family to yours: have a Blessed Christmas and best wishes for a Happy New Year.

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Tags: Our Neighbors

The Lost Radio Ad

December 24th, 2008 · Comments Off

This is truly a piece of history. It is an actual radio ad for the Huletts Hotel from approximately 1956 to 1958. Be sure to listen to it before reading the rest of the post below. [media id=1] Only read below after listening. The “gag” of the joke revolves around the fact that the keys [...]

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Tags: History

New Rules to be Considered Next Month

December 23rd, 2008 · Comments Off

The Lake George Park Commission will be releasing a draft of their proposed rules to protect stream corridors next month. The Albany Times Union reports on it here. This article is a bit oversimplified because it equates runoff with only private property development. Most people don’t know that when the LGPC was created, it was [...]

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Tags: Lake George

He Gets a Commission

December 23rd, 2008 · Comments Off

One of our guests passed along this cute story about her young son. We share it here with you for the holidays. After returning from their vacation in Huletts, her son started first grade. As one of his first assignments, he had to create a web-page about the things he had done that summer. This [...]

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Tags: Our Neighbors · The Landing

The Huletts Cookie

December 23rd, 2008 · 1 Comment

If you’re looking for a good cookie recipe for the holidays, we pass this one along to you. We call it the Huletts Cookie. (Recipe may be halved) 2 cups butter 24 oz. chocolate chips 4 cups flour 2 cups brown sugar 2 tsp. soda 1 tsp. salt 2 cups sugar 1 8 oz. Hershey [...]

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Tags: Casino Fun · Our Neighbors

Cruella DeVille Would Be Happy

December 22nd, 2008 · Comments Off

Remember the cries of Cruella DeVille to “kill the puppies, kill ALL the puppies” in 101 Dalmatians? Well Governor Paterson is killing all the pheasants and closing the Reynold’s Game farm by the end of the year. The Reynolds Game Farm, is the last-of-its-kind New York game preserve where pheasants have been bred and released [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · Local Wildlife