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Entries from March 2009

Bits of Everything

March 31st, 2009 · Comments Off

Your Property Just Got More Valuable According to CBS 6 of Albany, the Lake George Land Conservancy has just finalized a deal for 350 acres and a half mile of shoreline on Lake George in the town of Putnam. This deal has been in the works for some time. The Train Will Keep Running The [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · Lake George

Wasn’t the Boston Tea Party Fought Over This?

March 30th, 2009 · Comments Off

Did you know that the Town of Dresden pays approximately 50% of the Whitehall school district’s budget, has around 5%-10% of the children in the school and yet has no representation on the Whitehall School District Board of Education? Look for yourself. What’s missing? Not one single member on the Board is from Dresden. When [...]

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Tags: Whitehall

Now For Some History – 1880

March 30th, 2009 · Comments Off

An Advertisment Lake George Mirror March 4, 1880

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Tags: History

The Conficker Worm – What You Can Do

March 29th, 2009 · Comments Off

If you watched 60 Minutes on CBS this evening, you may have seen this piece on the new conficker worm which is scheduled to do something on April 1st. Even the security companies don’t know what it may do on April 1st. Conficker is spread by exploiting several weaknesses in Microsoft’s Windows operating system. (The [...]

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Tags: Our Neighbors · Technical Updates

Budget Deal Kills Proposed Tax Freeze

March 29th, 2009 · Comments Off

The Albany Times Union reports that the tentative budget deal worked out by legislative leaders eliminates the Governor’s proposed freeze on tax payments to towns and school districts in the Adirondacks with state-owned land. They heard us. NY is going to have pay its property taxes like everyone else.

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Tags: Adirondacks

Bits of Everything

March 29th, 2009 · Comments Off

Budget Deal Reached Business Council Blasts Budget Gaslight Village Buildings Saved by Warren County Historic Rutland Barn Taken Down and Saved DEC offers tips for Trout and Salmon Season

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Tags: Lake George · Local Wildlife · The Environment · The Landing

Clean Water in a Septic Tank

March 29th, 2009 · Comments Off

How would you like to get clear water without odor in your septic tank? Read about an amazing new product by Aero-Stream. Excerpted from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Posted: Nov. 21, 2008 Thoughts of gurgling toilets, sewage backup and foul-smelling liquid saturating the lawn flashed across Karl Holt’s mind when he realized his septic tank [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

Rachel Ray Returning to Lake George

March 29th, 2009 · Comments Off

We’ve learned that TV personality and chef, Rachel Ray, will be returning to Lake George on Monday, May 11th for a benefit for the Lake George High-School Alumni Association. Rachel was born in Glens Falls, and grew up in Lake George. She is a 1986 graduate of Lake George High School. Tickets went on sale [...]

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Tags: Lake George

Saturday Quote

March 28th, 2009 · Comments Off

“All I need to make a comedy is a park, a policeman and a pretty girl.” Charlie Chaplin

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Tags: Casino Fun

The Economics of Things

March 27th, 2009 · Comments Off

Sitting at a computer running Mircosoft Windows, watching YouTube, and blogging on a platform created by a 20 year old, Milton Freidman gets this one right.

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Tags: Our Neighbors

Now For Some History – 1975

March 27th, 2009 · Comments Off

From the mid-1960′s through the 1970′s these decals were quite common around Lake George. You would peel them off and the front would stick to the inside of a car window. I haven’t seen any in a long time, so this one brought back memories. They might go back farther than this, but they promoted [...]

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Tags: History · Lake George

Bits of Everything

March 27th, 2009 · Comments Off

NY late paying its taxes Bloomberg.com: congressional race is referendum on Obama spending State to layoff 8,900 employees, deficit higher than predicted Train station in Whitehall to get stimulus funds Budget shortfall for Washington County Local unemployment reaches 10% Gaslight buildings will be great for public use

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Tags: Adirondacks · Lake George · Our Neighbors · Washington County

Cartoon Time

March 27th, 2009 · Comments Off

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Tags: Casino Fun

See & Hear the Comments on the Draft Stream Rules

March 25th, 2009 · Comments Off

The Lake George Park Commission has posted the video from their February 24, 2009 public meeting where public comments were solicited on their proposed stream regulations. The first video is from February 24, 2009, the first 11:00 AM session. It is 1 hour and 34 minutes. If you don’t have the time to watch, here [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment · The Landing