The Huletts Current

News & Opinion About Huletts Landing, N.Y.

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Entries from September 2009

Rainmaker

September 30th, 2009 · Comments Off

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Tags: The Environment

Bits of Everything

September 28th, 2009 · Comments Off

Bids Too High for Bolton Town Park The Post Star reported that plans to renovate Rogers Park Pier in Bolton Landing have been set back after bids came in too high and were rejected. Public Employee Pay Blasted WNBZ had a story about Unshackle Upstate’s charges that the state’s pay structure is not only outpacing [...]

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Tags: Casino Fun · Lake George · NY State · Technical Updates · Ticonderoga

Email to the Editor

September 27th, 2009 · Comments Off

Huletts resident, Chris Hudson, writes about a welded aluminum electric powered boat he is constructing. Hi George, For those who enjoyed the article on the self-built ‘Whitehall’ -there are some good sources for plans and self-build ‘kits’. One of the best known is Glen-L Marine. They have perfected the ‘stitch-n-glue’ method of frameless construction – [...]

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Tags: Lake George · Our Neighbors · The Landing

Would You Have This Much Self-Control?

September 25th, 2009 · Comments Off

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Tags: Casino Fun

Interview with a Boat Builder

September 24th, 2009 · Comments Off

During this past summer, I noticed this beautiful hand-crafted boat on the shoreline one day. Click on both images to see full scale. I stopped to look at it and the artistry and the workmanship was just exquisite. Well it took me a few days but I tracked down its owner, longtime Huletts guest, Mr. [...]

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Tags: Our Neighbors · The Landing

Minutes – August Federation Meeting

September 24th, 2009 · Comments Off

I received today, the minutes from the Federation of Huletts Association’s meeting held on Saturday, August 29th. You can read them here. Once again our many thanks go out to all those who work tirelessly in all the Associations.

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Tags: The Landing

Now For Some History: Whitehall Canal

September 24th, 2009 · Comments Off

Click on the image to see it in full scale. This is an old postcard of the Whitehall canal from my brother, Al’s extensive personal collection of Huletts and local memorabilia. It is probably from the 1920′s to the 1940′s.

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Tags: Whitehall

Foster Brook Dredging Almost Complete

September 23rd, 2009 · Comments Off

Click on the image to see it in full scale. Just wanted to give everyone a further update on the dredging. Right now it’s almost completed. This picture was taken on Monday afternoon as they wrapped things up. They were just about done with the dredging then. Yesterday they were out of the water and [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment · The Landing

First Day of Autumn

September 22nd, 2009 · Comments Off

Even the water looks colder now.

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

Bits of Everything

September 21st, 2009 · Comments Off

Governor to President: Stay Out, I’m In The NY Daily News reports on the Governor’s response, when asked by the President not to run for re-election. DEC Changes Some Fishing Rules for Lake George The DEC has proposed new fishing regulations for 2010-2012. Some of these would apply to Lake George, Warren and Washington counties. [...]

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Tags: NY State

Bits of Everything

September 20th, 2009 · Comments Off

President Asks Governor Not to Run MSNBC reports that President Obama has asked Governor Paterson not to run for re-election. Quite frankly I am not surprised. We’ve gotten more taxes, more regulations, no school tax relief, and stimulus money used to fill in the state budget deficit. Post Star reports on Stream Rules Delay The [...]

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Tags: Lake George · NY State · The Environment · The Landing

Now for Some History: c 1916 ?

September 19th, 2009 · Comments Off

Click to see full image. An early summer walk on the beach. Looks like a brother and sister on the shore with two girls in the boat.

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Tags: History

Saturday Quote

September 19th, 2009 · Comments Off

“I don’t like country music, but I don’t mean to denigrate those who do. And for the people who like country music, denigrate means ‘put down’.” Bob Newhart

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Tags: Casino Fun · Our Neighbors

Stream Rules Delayed Again

September 17th, 2009 · Comments Off

This was released by the Lake George Park Commission today. They seem to be finally admitting that these rules will be costly. The documents they are preparing “will assist the Commission and the public in evaluating the potential cost impact of the regulations on the Commission, local government and regulated entities“. In other words, us. [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment