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Entries from October 2009

Dresden Town Taxes to Increase Slightly

October 31st, 2009 · Comments Off

Dresden recently finalized it’s 2010 budget which shows the amount to be raised from taxes will be $11,970 more than 2009. This translates into a 2.38% increase in taxes from 2009 to 2010. After cutting taxes for 2 years in a row, this is the first town-wide tax increase since the 2007 budget. You can [...]

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Tags: The Landing

October 31st

October 31st, 2009 · Comments Off

George H. Eichler April 15, 1900 – October 31, 1978 Not a year goes by without someone either asking questions about my grandfather, George Eichler, or telling me some type of story about him. I received a call this week and once again, someone had a remembrance of him which not only brightened my day [...]

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Tags: History

Empire State of Mind .. New York

October 30th, 2009 · Comments Off

In case you missed it, here are Jay-Z & Alicia Keys singing Empire State of Mind .. New York from Game 2 of the World Series. Watch the players get down. Wow! It’s going to be hard to top in Game 3.

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Tags: NY State

Email to the Editor

October 30th, 2009 · Comments Off

Bolton Repaving and Stormwater Project – Update and Scope. By Randy Rath, Lake George Association Project Manager Two weeks ago, the Lake George Association (LGA) asked for a tour of the New York State Department of Transportation (DOT) project taking place on Route 9N in Bolton. Pat Kemble, one of the designers, was able to [...]

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Tags: Lake George

Bits of Everything

October 30th, 2009 · Comments Off

Please Buy Postage from Huletts Please remember that even when you’re not in Huletts, you can still buy postage for all your mailing needs from the Huletts Post Office. I recently received a copy of our Postmaster’s appeal, which I pass along here. PBS Stations Picking Up Locally Made Documentary The Adirondack Almanack tells about [...]

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Tags: Lake George · NY State · Our Neighbors · The Landing · Ticonderoga

LGA Completes Two Projects to Protect Indian Brook

October 29th, 2009 · Comments Off

BOLTON LANDING, NY – Two projects were recently completed near the intersection of Federal Hill and Sawmill Roads. Roadside drainage improvements were made to address some of the runoff problems in the area and approximately 500 cubic yards of material have been removed from a small area in Indian Brook at the same location. The [...]

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Tags: Lake George

Bits of Everything

October 27th, 2009 · Comments Off

HBO’s Cool New Video Technology This will really draw you in. It’s called the Art Heist. It’s HBO’s cool new technology which allows you to view a movie from numerous different perspectives. Spin the movie while you watch and go on to other scenes. Click on the “Chart Your Progress” link on the top and [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · History · Lake George · Technical Updates

The Property Tax Report Card

October 26th, 2009 · Comments Off

Another building sits empty in Whitehall, as the school board stockpiles cash for no stated purpose. What is a Property Tax Report Card? Education Law section 1608(7) requires that each year the board of trustees shall prepare a property tax report card, pursuant to regulations of the Commissioner of Education. The law further requires school [...]

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Tags: Whitehall

Bits of Everything

October 25th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Crown Point Bridge Closed The Crown Point Bridge was closed last week by the state Department of Transportation. This is a major artery between Ticonderoga and Vermont. Here is the Governor’s state of emergency with a phone number to call for updates. The Post Star talks about how its closing could impact Whitehall. The Press [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · Lake George · NY State · Ticonderoga · Whitehall

Interview with Town Board Candidate Wayne Barrett

October 24th, 2009 · Comments Off

Today, I present my questions to town board candidate, Wayne Barrett, and his responses. He is running for one of the two seats up for election on the town board this year. This concludes my interviews with all the candidates running for the town board. Could you please tell us about yourself and why you [...]

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Tags: Our Neighbors · The Landing

The Mystery of the 1842 Marker

October 24th, 2009 · Comments Off

This is one of the more interesting things I have run across regarding local history. Like any truly good story, it’s also a good mystery. When I posted this story this past summer about the Military Road Marker off of Washington County Route 6, Marilyn Borden contacted me about an interesting old survey marker in [...]

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Tags: History · The Landing

Saturday Quote

October 24th, 2009 · Comments Off

“I have a tip that can take 5 strokes off anyone’s golf game. It’s called an eraser.” Arnold Palmer

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Tags: Casino Fun · Our Neighbors

Stream Rules Postponed Again

October 22nd, 2009 · Comments Off

The Lake George Park Commission released this press release yesterday. The LGPC finds itself in the absurd position of complying with the Governor’s Executive Order 17 which mandates that the Commission supply to the Governor’s Office a “summary of input sought and obtained from the affected local governments…,” when almost every municipality in the basin [...]

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Tags: Lake George

Now for Some History: 1960

October 20th, 2009 · Comments Off

The text is a bit hard to read from this flyer but the movie, Gun Glory, was showing at “Movie Night at Huletts” on Tuesday, August 30, 1960. Hulett’s Casino – 9:30 P.M. Children Under 12 – $.50 Adults – $.60 Here is what Yahoo says about it today.

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Tags: Casino Fun · History