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Entries from April 2009

Looking Forward from the Past

April 30th, 2009 · Comments Off

To celebrate the 300th post on the Huletts Current, here is a “futuristic” painting of the Huletts Hotel. It was an artist’s conception from the 1950′s of how the Hotel would look in the future if it had been renovated. The rest is history.

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Tags: History · The Landing

Bits of Everything

April 29th, 2009 · Comments Off

Off Roaders Travel the Road Less Traveled This is an interesting piece from Channel 9 about off-road highway users who drive on ancient town roads through state forest just to keep them open. The DEC doesn’t like this. National News Maryland School Boy Builds New Type of Computer This is such a great story because [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · Our Neighbors

Now For Some History – 1976

April 29th, 2009 · Comments Off

Everyone has heard of Evel Knievel’s attempt to jump the Snake River Canyon in the 1970′s but the single greatest car stunt in history was probably Kenny Powers attempt to jump from Canada into New York, crossing the St. Lawrence River in his rocket powered Lincoln Continental. Here is a short video of his attempt. [...]

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Tags: Casino Fun · History

A New Executive Order

April 28th, 2009 · Comments Off

Gov. David Paterson signed an executive order this week, that requires the state to conduct a public accounting on the fiscal effects of any new measure or rule affecting property taxes in New York. Here is the press release from the Governor’s office and here is the actual executive order. I contacted the Lake George [...]

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Tags: Lake George

The Casino at Huletts Landing

April 27th, 2009 · Comments Off

If you haven’t been in Huletts all winter, we invite you to stop by the Casino this summer because there are some positive changes in store for 2009. Significant work has been done on the building. The bathrooms have been completely remodeled and a new roof and windows have been added. The front room has [...]

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Tags: Casino Fun · The Landing

The Hoe Down Throw Down

April 26th, 2009 · Comments Off

Here’s something you really need to know. With the start of the wedding season upon us, we wanted to make sure you know this very important new dance called the hoe down throw down. Now we preface this by saying, if you have a teenage girl in the house who watches Hannah Montana, this is [...]

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Tags: Casino Fun

It’s a Sunny Day

April 26th, 2009 · Comments Off

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Tags: Technical Updates

Now for Some History – 1865

April 25th, 2009 · Comments Off

On this day, April 25th 1865, a 6-year old Theodore Roosevelt watched the funeral procession of President Abraham Lincoln in New York City. With him at the second story window (corner of Broadway and 14th) was his brother Elliot. Interestingly, though the photograph has been famous since it was taken, only recently was the little [...]

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Tags: History

Bits of Everything

April 25th, 2009 · Comments Off

We Have a Congressman – One Candidate Concedes DEC Issues Fire Warning Lake George Summer Events Canceled – Lack of Funding

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Tags: Adirondacks · Lake George · The Landing

Saturday Quote

April 25th, 2009 · Comments Off

“I think of a hero as someone who understands the degree of responsibility that comes with his freedom.” Bob Dylan

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Tags: Our Neighbors

Now for Some History – 1913

April 24th, 2009 · Comments Off

We came across this interesting poem about Huletts written by a guest in 1913. This image is a bit hard to read, so to see a larger copy click on the image.

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Tags: History · The Landing

Brush Fires and the Adirondacks

April 23rd, 2009 · Comments Off

Now is the peak of the brush fire “season”. North Country Public Radio aired this piece on all the recent brush fires in the Adirondacks lately, so this old public service announcement on forest fire prevention is actually quite relevant today.

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Tags: Adirondacks

The School’s Report Card

April 23rd, 2009 · Comments Off

The 2007-2008 testing and accountability statistics have been released for all schools in the state, so here is a link to the Whitehall Central School Districts info. If you look at the Accounting and Overview Report (page 2), you’ll notice that in a 3 year period enrollment has dropped from 860 to 845 students and [...]

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Tags: Whitehall

All Things Beautiful

April 22nd, 2009 · Comments Off

All things bright and beautiful, All creatures great and small, All things wise and wonderful, The Lord God made them all. Each little flower that opens, Each little bird that sings, He made their glowing colours, He made their tiny wings. The purple headed mountains, The river running by, The sunset and the morning, That [...]

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Tags: The Environment