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Entries from January 2010

Bits of Everything

January 31st, 2010 · Comments Off

Cool Pictures from the Air I found this site recently, www.PhotosFromOnHigh.com, and there was a page dedicated to local sites which everyone should recognize. New Lake George Mystery Book If you want to curl up on a cold winter night with a good Lake George mystery you might want to check out Perky’s Projects review [...]

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Tags: Lake George · Our Neighbors · Ticonderoga · Whitehall

Fort Ti Ghost Hunters Episode to Air

January 31st, 2010 · Comments Off

It was announced on Fort Ticonderoga’s Facebook page that the episode of Ghost Hunters that was filmed at Fort Ticonderoga will air on March 10th. “YEEHA! Ghost Hunters is MARCH 10TH!!! Check local listings – as they say. One of the producers said it was one of his favorite episodes ever” Mark your calendar’s now. [...]

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Tags: Casino Fun · History · Ticonderoga

Saturday Quote

January 30th, 2010 · Comments Off

“They (who) seek to establish systems of government based on the regimentation of all human beings by a handful of individual rulers call this a new order. It is not new and it is not order” President Franklin Delano Roosevelt January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945

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Tags: History

A View From Across the Lake

January 29th, 2010 · Comments Off

In this undated photo, Sugarloaf Mountain and Black Mountain can be seen from Sabbath Day Point. (Click on the image to see full scale.)

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Tags: History · Lake George · The Landing

LG Park Commission Claims Success Against Milfoil

January 28th, 2010 · Comments Off

The Lake George Park Commission released a press release documenting good success against Eurasian Watermilfoil. Although eight new sites were added this year, 164 of the 177 locations where milfoil has ever been recorded were cleared in 2009, a 92.7% rate, the highest rate recorded in the twenty-four year history of the program. There was [...]

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Tags: Lake George

Is It A Date?

January 25th, 2010 · Comments Off

A number of people have requested this, so I’ve gone ahead and added a Calendar to the top menu which will bring you to an embedded Google calendar on its own page. I’m going to be testing this over the next couple of weeks. If you single click an event, you will get a pop-up [...]

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Tags: Technical Updates · The Landing

Something New Everyday

January 25th, 2010 · Comments Off

Here’s a bar trick worth watching.

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Tags: Casino Fun

Bits of Everything

January 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off

Get a Mask, Pickup Trash The Post Star notes some great work by scuba divers who pickup garbage from the lake bottom. Whitehall: Boats & Recycling The Whitehall Times had two interesting stories this week which I’m linking to. The Town of Whitehall is concerned with boats on the Longtin property and the Whitehall transfer [...]

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Tags: Lake George · Ticonderoga · Whitehall

It’s Been Slow

January 22nd, 2010 · Comments Off

I received an email today which basically said; “Why has everything been so quiet on the Current lately.” Well, please don’t forget that January is not the time when things are really busy in Huletts. I know it’s been quiet recently, but I’ve been working on some stories and interviews which I’ll be posting shortly. [...]

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Tags: Technical Updates · The Landing

A Birthday Worth Remembering

January 20th, 2010 · Comments Off

January 20th is the anniversary of the birth of Philander Hulett, who is widely credited with building the steamship landing in the hamlet that now bears his name. I thought today, being January 20th, would be a great time to reflect on the life of Philander Hulett. As the caption above notes, today is the [...]

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Tags: History · The Landing

Bits of Everything

January 19th, 2010 · Comments Off

Post Star Reports on Proposed Huletts Cell Tower The Post Star and the Wash Blog both report on the proposed cell phone tower in Huletts. Whitehall’s Slide Continues, Jewelry Suspects Caught, Others Burn The Whitehall Times had two stories of note this week. On one night a jewelry heist is stopped with the burglars running [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Landing · Whitehall

What is This Strange Device?

January 18th, 2010 · Comments Off

This is the original night watchman’s clock used throughout the history of the Huletts Hotel. Night watchmen at major hotels carried this device with them throughout the evening. Now you might be asking; “What is a night watchman’s clock?” Well between 1910 and 1940 it was actually a piece of new technology to see that [...]

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Tags: History

The Wind & The Current

January 18th, 2010 · Comments Off

Over the last month, I’ve noticed some performance issues with the website so I’ve decided to move it to a new hosting company. This will mean some “growing pains” but by the end of February the Huletts Current will be migrated to a new server and you’ll see some additional improvements. In researching where I [...]

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Tags: Technical Updates · The Environment

Bits of Everything

January 16th, 2010 · Comments Off

APA Considering Delegating New Boathouse Rules to Lake George Park Commission. The Adirondack Almanack reports that the APA is speaking to the Lake George Park Commission about enforcing their new proposed boathouse rules. The bigger question is why are new rules necessary when this has no bearing on water quality? Washington County Business The Post [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · Lake George · The Landing · Washington County