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Entries from April 2009

Bits of Everything

April 21st, 2009 · Comments Off

Hague Man Killed by Falling Boulder What a Clown: Circus Performer Leaves $900,000 to Lake George High School Washington County Explores Selling Nursing Home

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Tags: Lake George · Washington County

Think of Places Where the Town Could Use Stone?

April 20th, 2009 · Comments Off

The Post Star reports that Champlain Stone, which has a quarry on Pike Brook Road, has made an interesting offer to all local municipalities. They are offering to donate their scrap material/stone to any interested highway departments. The excess scrap rock can be used for culverts and sidewalk reconstruction efforts or any other project a [...]

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Rest in Peace – Alice Foster

April 19th, 2009 · Comments Off

We are sad to report that Alice Foster, wife of former Dresden Town Supervisor, Francis “Zeke” Foster, and mother of former Dresden Town Supervisor, Sue Foster-Ives, died Saturday, April 18th. For those who didn’t know Alice Foster, she was a very kind and gentle person who was always interested in family and community. We heard [...]

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Analysis of the School Contracts

April 19th, 2009 · Comments Off

Previously we posted the contracts of the Whitehall School Superintendent and Teachers Union. Today, we’ll examine the Superintendent’s contract. Note that the yearly salary for this position from July 1, 2008 to June 30, 2009 is $135,000. This is high in comparison to what other school superintendent’s earn. This is the website we looked at [...]

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Tags: The Landing · Whitehall

A View From The Top

April 19th, 2009 · Comments Off

When walking along Bluff Head Road, look up and you’ll see this cool flagpole. The key is that you have to look up.

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Take the Train

April 18th, 2009 · Comments Off

If you’ve never taken the train from NY City to Huletts, it’s a lot of fun. You start at Penn Station, which is below Madison Square Garden and you take the train to Whitehall. The train goes along the Hudson River almost all the way. You see so many interesting sites as you go. You [...]

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Saturday Quote

April 18th, 2009 · Comments Off

Not in the clamour of the crowded street, Not in the shouts and plaudits of the throng, But in ourselves, are triumph and defeat. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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Tags: Our Neighbors

Bits of Everything

April 17th, 2009 · Comments Off

State Parks Warns Boaters of Danger of Cold Water Verizon Asks to Increase Rate for Local Calls Last Tree Nursery’s Fate Uncertain

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Tags: Adirondacks · Local Wildlife · The Landing

We Need a Tea Party in Huletts

April 17th, 2009 · Comments Off

In good times, all government spending goes up and citizens pay more. In bad times, government spending still goes up and citizens are still told to pay more. Isn’t it about time that our elected local and school board representatives pay attention to what we can afford and live within our means? Some have taken [...]

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The Robin

April 17th, 2009 · Comments Off

Here is a picture of a robin that was spotted in Huletts this week. “The quintessential early bird, American Robins are common sights on lawns across North America, where you often see them tugging earthworms out of the ground. Robins are popular birds for their warm orange breast, cheery song, and early appearance at the [...]

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Tags: Local Wildlife

Bits of Everything

April 16th, 2009 · Comments Off

Adirondack Almanack Celebrates 4th Anniversary We received this press release from the Adirondack Almanack Blog celebrating 4 years in the blogosphere. If you want to keep current with Adirondack issues, stop and check out the Adirondack Almanack. Watch Out – Work on Route 149 Slows Things Down When traveling to Huletts during the week, be [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · The Landing · Washington County

A Look Around

April 16th, 2009 · Comments Off

The birds have been making lots of noise this week and the sun has been out, so I went for a walk yesterday and I thought this picture captured the flavor of the day. Summer is coming soon and if the birds are back, hopefully you’ll be coming back soon also.

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Park Commission Postpones Stream Rules One Month

April 16th, 2009 · Comments Off

The Lake George Park Commission announced that it will postpone action until its May meeting on a Final Environmental Impact Statement for new proposed stream corridor rules.

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Tags: Lake George

Center Brightens – Casino Roof Replaced

April 13th, 2009 · Comments Off

If you were in Huletts the past few weeks, you would have seen men on the roof of the Casino replacing the roof. Last week, the new roof was completed. You can see the new roof and some of the new windows installed in the picture above. We’ll have more updates and pictures as we [...]

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Tags: The Landing