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Entries from May 2009

The Dolphin Boat

May 31st, 2009 · Comments Off

Here’s a cool video of the new Innespace Submersible Watercraft, otherwise known as the Dolphin Boat, from the Travel Channel’s Extreme Playtime show. (The actual video of the Dolphin Boat doesn’t start until 2:00 into the clip.)

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Bits of Everything

May 31st, 2009 · Comments Off

National Grid Says Enough While National Grid says they have enough electricity for the summer season, please conserve when you can. DEC Decides High Profile Road Case The Lake Placid News reports that the DEC has ruled in the interesting case of Lake Placid Snowmobile Club President, Jim McCulley, driving his truck on an old [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · NY State · The Landing · Washington County

Pentecost Sunday

May 31st, 2009 · Comments Off

The Pentecost, El Greco, 1596 “And suddenly there came a sound from heaven, as of a mighty wind coming, and it filled the whole house where they were sitting. And there appeared to them parted tongues as it were of fire, and it sat upon every one of them: And they were all filled with [...]

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Sign Time

May 30th, 2009 · Comments Off

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Tags: The Landing

Saturday Quote

May 30th, 2009 · Comments Off

“I feel that there is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.” Vincent van Gogh

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Huletts Fun

May 29th, 2009 · Comments Off

How to Contact the Casino A number of people have inquired how to contact Leann at the Casino to schedule events. Here is her contact info: Phone: 499-0361 Email: leann1205@yahoo.com If you’d like to schedule an event, contact her soon because the Casino’s summer calendar is filling up quickly. Beer & Sports Weekend The McNelis [...]

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Tags: Casino Fun

The Foil Kayak: See It Race

May 29th, 2009 · Comments Off

This is an interesting piece showing a race between one man in a new foil kayak and a 4 man team in a traditional kayak. Pretty cool.

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Tags: Lake George

Now for Some History – 1951

May 29th, 2009 · Comments Off

Click the Image to See Full Scale This was a picture that didn’t make it into my book but because it’s a very early color photo of Huletts, I thought I’d share it here. Some facts about the Ticonderoga (II) Year Completed: 1944 Where Built: Bay City, Michigan Cost to Build: $250,000 Length: 168 feet [...]

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Tags: History · The Environment

Bits of Everything

May 27th, 2009 · Comments Off

Ironside Has Become Rusty Denton Publications has a story about guardrails that were supposed to be an environmental innovation, becoming well……rusty. Warren & Washington County Homes Sales Plunge The Post Star has a story about plummeting homes sales in Warren and Washington Counties. When Photoshopping Goes Too Far Here’s an interesting story about how some [...]

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Tags: Our Neighbors · The Environment · Washington County

Stream Rules – Part 2

May 27th, 2009 · Comments Off

The Lake George Park Commission has released the Final Generic Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed stream rules. Click here to read it. The Albany Times Union reports on it here.

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Tags: Lake George · The Landing

Tech Speak

May 27th, 2009 · Comments Off

I apologize for the interruption in service yesterday. CName records, A Name records, SQL backups and more caused some issues yesterday. This unattributed quote came to mind: “In a few minutes a computer can make a mistake so great that it would have taken many men many months to equal it.”

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Leann Says Thanks

May 26th, 2009 · Comments Off

Leann asked that I post the following message from her: Please post a huge thank you to everyone – the opening weekend of the new Casino was a great success. People were very happy and the new Casino “culture” was well received. Now that we’re open, I’ll look forward to seeing everyone again soon. If [...]

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Tags: The Landing

Memorial Day 2009

May 25th, 2009 · Comments Off

Photo Courtesy of Arlington National Cemetery To all those who have served, and their families who have sacrificed, we say thank you.

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Tags: Our Neighbors

Bits of Everything

May 24th, 2009 · Comments Off

Can Anyone in Albany Balance a Checkbook? The NY Post reports that the recently passed budget is already projected to be out of balance by as much as $3 billion and that next year’s deficit could grow to $6 billion. Home is Where They Don’t Pick Your Pocket Three-time gubernatorial candidate, Tom Golisano, just announced [...]

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Tags: NY State