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Entries from January 2009

Now This Is A Friend

January 31st, 2009 · Comments Off

You’ll have to wait a few seconds for the ad to finish.

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You Won’t Find These on the APA Website

January 31st, 2009 · Comments Off

9 Counties and 11 Towns Sue Adirondack Park Agency Nine counties and eleven towns have filed suit against the Adirondack Park Agency to try to reverse new rules that have been implemented, including shoreline building prohibitions on structures that pre-date the APA. Shorefront property owners take note. Hear about it here. Lewis Family Farm v. [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · Lake George · The Landing · Washington County

Now for Some History – 1955

January 31st, 2009 · Comments Off

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Saturday Quote

January 31st, 2009 · Comments Off

“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” Anne Frank

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Bits of Everything

January 31st, 2009 · Comments Off

30 Days Are Up – Governor Still Doesn’t Want To Pay The Post Star has a good article about the Governor’s proposal to cap NY state tax payments to local governments with state forest preserve land. This is a must read for all taxpayers and voters. If you’re a NY state resident, please contact your [...]

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Tags: Local Wildlife · The Environment · The Landing · Washington County

Hold the Salt

January 29th, 2009 · Comments Off

With all the recent snow, it seems like the perfect time to discuss other options for salting the roads in the Lake George basin. Salt runoff is one of the primary pollutants reaching the lake. Here is a product called Magic Salt, which bills itself “as less corrosive, biodegradable and environmentally friendly,” than regular salt. [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment · Washington County

Do This for a Green Playable Golf Course

January 28th, 2009 · Comments Off

Letters, Faxes, Emails needed by February 28, 2009 The Lake George Park Commission is accepting comments on their proposed stream corridor regulations until February 28, 2009 We have read the regulations and historically more regulations have always meant more costs. We believe these proposed rules will impact two areas that are important to the Huletts [...]

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Bits of Everything

January 28th, 2009 · Comments Off

Snowy Owl Seen in Area The Saratogian has a good article about the snowy owl appearing in our area. This is a perfect article to read today because Huletts is under a winter storm advisory, with lots of snow expected. Ice Fishing Better Understood This is a story which I missed that came out about [...]

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Tags: Lake George · Local Wildlife · The Landing

GOP Chairmen Pick Tedisco as Nominee

January 27th, 2009 · Comments Off

While the Democrats have not yet chosen a candidate to run for Kirsten Gillibrand’s former house seat, the Republican’s today chose Assembly minority leader, James Tedisco, as their choice. Channel 13 in Albany broke the story here.

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Paulist Fathers Offer Summer 09 Programs

January 27th, 2009 · Comments Off

We received the following press release from our friends, the Paulist fathers. PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 26, 2009 Paulist Fathers to offer exciting retreat program during June and July at Lake George, NY As they have done for the past 12 years the Paulist Fathers will offer a series of retreats during [...]

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Candidates & Their County Supporters

January 26th, 2009 · Comments Off

Here is a short piece from Channel 13 in Albany about which congressional candidates have the most support from the different county chairmen who will be deciding between candidates. (The way Channel 13 shares video, is to alternate video between the weather and a given story. Start the video when you see the list of [...]

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Bits of Everything

January 26th, 2009 · Comments Off

The Governor Doesn’t Want to Pay Taxes Either While upstate legislators and groups are fighting the proposed cap on NY state paying property taxes on its forest preserve, the Governor for the time being is standing behind the proposal. GOP Chairmen Weighted Votes Explained The Governor will also, sometime soon, issue a proclamation calling for [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · Lake George

Luke La Valle – Rest in Peace

January 24th, 2009 · Comments Off

We ask for your continued prayers for the Spiess/La Valle family as they cope with the loss of Jennifer’s husband, Luke. Jennifer is the daughter of Peter and Mary Spiess. She worked many summers in the Soda Fountain growing up. Luke battled heroically during his last months and was an inspiration to us all. Luke [...]

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Saturday Quote

January 24th, 2009 · Comments Off

“With this in mind, I was traveling to Damascus with the authority and commission of the chief priests, when at midday along the road, I saw a light from heaven, brighter than the sun, shining around me and my companions. When we had all fallen to the ground, I heard a voice saying to me [...]

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