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Entries from June 2009

Events on Tap at the Casino

June 29th, 2009 · Comments Off

Friday July 3, 2009 Lobster Fest at the New Casino! 5 pm – 8 pm $25 per person. Good old fashioned lobster bake with corn on the cob and red potatos. Make your reservations (499-0361) or get em while they last. Happy 4th of July at Huletts! Thursday, July 9, 2009 “Think Outside of the [...]

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Tags: Casino Fun · The Landing

Two Abandoned Boat Trailers

June 29th, 2009 · Comments Off

Many thanks to all those who removed their boat trailers from behind the Casino and made arrangements to store them elsewhere. However, we removed two trailers that went unclaimed and had sat behind the Casino for many years. If you know anything about either of these we’d appreciate it if you could let us know. [...]

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Tags: The Landing

Lobsters Flying In From Maine

June 28th, 2009 · Comments Off

We have been notified that the Casino is planning on having fresh Maine lobster on Friday night. Please call ahead for reservations: 518-499-0361. This is going to be good!

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Tags: Casino Fun · The Landing

Washington County Beach Opens for 2009

June 28th, 2009 · Comments Off

Lifeguards, Nicole Enny, Lindsay Martell and Elyse Putorti stand in front of the new donations box at the Washington County Beach. The Washington county beach at Huletts Landing is now open for the 2009 season. The park is open 7 days a week from 8 a.m – 8 p.m. and the swimming beach is open [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Landing · Washington County

Something Has To Be Done

June 27th, 2009 · Comments Off

The Adirondack Association of Towns and Villages (AATV) and Adirondack North Country Association (ANCA), recently released their Adirondack Regional Assessment Study. You can read the Executive Summary here. A couple of interesting points to note: From 1970 to 2007, the number of teachers in Adirondack school districts increased by 34 percent, while the student population [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks

Federation Agenda

June 26th, 2009 · Comments Off

As I previously posted, the next Federation of Huletts Associations meeting will be held on Saturday, July 11, 2009 at 8:30 am in the new firehouse and is open to all. Click Here to read the proposed agenda of the July, 2009 FHA Meeting

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Tags: The Landing

R.I.P. Michael Jackson

June 25th, 2009 · Comments Off

The only commentary I can add to the death of Michael Jackson is that I was once in Gary, Indiana, where Michael Jackson was born and it was one rough town. Urban decay and blight had moved in in the 1970′s and I remembered thinking; “Wow, this is where Michael Jackson was born.” The steel [...]

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Tags: Our Neighbors

Rainbow Over Route 4

June 25th, 2009 · Comments Off

On the way back to Huletts last night, as we were driving north on Route 4, we came across a brilliant rainbow. So we stopped and I was able to shoot some video. So here it is.

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Tags: The Environment · Washington County · Whitehall

Money Making Opportunity

June 24th, 2009 · Comments Off

Someone sent me this Craigslist ad which could be a great moneymaking opportunity if you live in VA, DC, or MD but you would have to work for maybe the world’s meanest dad.

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Tags: Casino Fun

Fire Drill a Success

June 24th, 2009 · Comments Off

Members of the Huletts Volunteer Fire Department conduct a drill at the end of County Route 6 on Tuesday, June 23rd. We can report here that the regularly scheduled drill was concluded perfectly. Thanks to all the members who volunteer to protect our community!

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Tags: The Landing

Bits of Everything

June 24th, 2009 · Comments Off

Lake George Forum Sold to Father of Actor Ralph Macchio That’s right, the father of the Karate Kid, Ralph Macchio Sr., and owner of the Wild West Ranch, purchased the Lake George Forum. Read about it in the Post Star. Lake George Stream Rules Move Forward The Albany Times Union reports that the proposed stream [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

History in the Making

June 23rd, 2009 · Comments Off

Friends of Historic Huletts Landing (FHHL) is a volunteer organization dedicated to collecting and preserving the history of Huletts Landing and the surrounding area. FHHL is working toward the opening of a “Gallery” in the old firehouse. The gallery will display reproduction photographs, art, and memorabilia of Huletts Landing and other local Lake George history. [...]

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Tags: The Landing

In the Event of an Emergency: We Appreciate It

June 22nd, 2009 · Comments Off

Plumber John Manor and Huletts resident Conrad Peterson install a hookup to draw water and connect the fire department’s equipment in the event of an emergency. Bravos to Conrad Peterson for spearheading the effort to make a connection for the fire department to draw water in an emergency from the existing Huletts water system. Conrad [...]

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Tags: The Landing

Changes Proposed for Bolton Pier

June 22nd, 2009 · Comments Off

An artist’s rendering of the proposed changes to the Bolton Landing town pier at Rogers Park. The Town of Bolton has completed the final phase of the Hamlet Sustainability Plan and invites the public to a presentation of the draft concepts and a vision for the community. The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, June 30 [...]

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Tags: Lake George