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Entries from February 2010

A Winter Scene

February 28th, 2010 · Comments Off

GUY COHELEACH Black River Snow oil on canvas

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Tags: The Environment

Lake Placid Story Airs Nationally: Saturday

February 27th, 2010 · Comments Off

Small Town, Big Dreams: Lake Placid’s Olympic Story! is being rebroadcast nationally on PBS tonight, Saturday Feb. 27, and is now available on DVD on Amazon and through PBS. To read a review, check out Around the Rings. Do you remember where you were when the U.S. Hockey team won gold in 1980? Watch tonight [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · History

Saturday Quote

February 27th, 2010 · Comments Off

“And this, our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything.” William Shakespeare

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Tags: Our Neighbors

Biography of Nominee for Lake George Park Comm.

February 26th, 2010 · Comments Off

I was able to confirm today that Dr. Dean L. Cook of Ticonderoga was nominated by Governor Paterson to fill a vacancy on the Lake George Park Commission caused by the expiration of the term of Thomas J. Morhouse, for a term which will expire on March 31, 2017. Dr. Cook’s resume was provided to [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · Lake George · Ticonderoga

Adirondacker, Billy Demong, Takes Gold

February 26th, 2010 · Comments Off

Saranac Lake native, Billy Demong, speaks about winning the Gold Medal in Nordic Combined. Congratulations Billy! (ESPN does not allow embedding, so you will have to double click on the picture and watch the video on YouTube.)

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Tags: Adirondacks

Committee Moves Lake George Park Commission Nominee Forward

February 25th, 2010 · Comments Off

While I had not seen anything about this in the news or heard about a pending nomination, the NY State Senate Committee on Environmental Conservation voted on Tuesday, February 23rd, to move the nomination of Dean Cook to the Lake George Park Commission forward. The next step is for the nomination to be acted upon [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · Lake George

Now for Some History: 1884 Ticonderoga

February 24th, 2010 · Comments Off

I always try to look for historic memorabilia where the faces of people can be seen. In a bin at a local antique store this past summer, I found a copy of the History of the Catholic Diocese of Ogdensburg dated 1884. It has a chapter dedicated to every Catholic Church in the Ogdensburg diocese [...]

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Tags: History · Ticonderoga

Emails to the Editor

February 22nd, 2010 · Comments Off

I received the official poster from the organizers of the Lake George Alumni Association for their evening with Rachael Ray. Correction: I mistakenly reported that the historic Lake George photos were donated to the Bolton Library. I was informed that the glass plates were actually donated to the Bolton Museum, not the Library. I apologize [...]

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Tags: History · Lake George

Now for Some History: 1931

February 22nd, 2010 · Comments Off

Looking north from Bolton Landing toward the Narrows. Green Island and Tongue Mountain on the left, Black Mountain on the right.

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Tags: History · Lake George

Always Wear Your Seat Belt

February 21st, 2010 · Comments Off

An ingenious commercial to encourage you to wear a seat belt.

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Tags: Our Neighbors

That Would Make a Great Desktop Background

February 21st, 2010 · Comments Off

The Huletts Current now has a new page entitled; Wallpaper, where you can download pictures that make great computer desktop backgrounds. A couple of people have asked for this feature so I’ll be adding pictures throughout the year that make great backgrounds for your computer desktop. Feel free to download and enjoy. You’ll think of [...]

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Tags: Technical Updates · The Landing

Adirondack Skier Wins Bronze

February 19th, 2010 · Comments Off

Congratulation’s to Lake Placid’s own Andrew Weibrecht for winning the Bronze medal in the Olympic Super-G. Here is a video of his run from NBC.

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Tags: Adirondacks · Our Neighbors

Two Vermonters Win Silver & Bronze in Halfpipe

February 19th, 2010 · Comments Off

Congratulations to Hannah Teter, from nearby Belmont Veront, who won the Silver Medal in the women’s snowboard halfpipe and to Kelly Clark, from Mount Snow Vermont who took the Bronze. The Burlington Free Press Reports here. Kelly Clark’s two runs can be seen at the NBC site here.

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Innovative Transport of Power Through Whitehall & Canal Proposed

February 16th, 2010 · Comments Off

A major supplier of electricity to the Northeast is proposing to go down Lake Champlain, through the Champlain Canal in Whitehall, and back into the Hudson River to bring power to New York City and Long Island. This would be a new way to supply the growing power needs of our country without disrupting scenery. [...]

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Tags: National News · The Environment · Washington County · Whitehall