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Entries from May 2010

Memorial Day 2010

May 31st, 2010 · Comments Off

Photo Courtesy of Arlington National Cemetery To all those who have served, and their families who have sacrificed, we say thank you.

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Bits of Everything

May 30th, 2010 · Comments Off

Support the Huletts Post Office The Washington Post details a GAO report that endorses postal cuts. “Lawmakers also should consider establishing a panel similar to the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission to independently recommend changes, the report said. Auditors, however, also suggested that more details are needed about potential delivery cuts and post office [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · Our Neighbors · The Environment · The Landing

Froehlich Grant Makes School Boat Ride Possible

May 28th, 2010 · Comments Off

Students from Putnam were the first to board the Lake George Association’s Floating Classroom, through a grant by the Froehlich Foundation which aids local school districts. Helen Froehlich was a longtime resident of Huletts Landing. Due to a grant from the Froehlich Foundation, elementary students from Putnam School District were the first to venture out [...]

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Tags: Lake George · Our Neighbors · The Landing

Springtime is Golf Time!

May 28th, 2010 · Comments Off

I received the following flyer from Mr. Quick and the Huletts Golf Club. Please encourage all your friends and family to join for the 2010 season. There’s no better value than Huletts Golf. Shut off that TV and get out there and play!

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Google Chrome Speed Test

May 27th, 2010 · Comments Off

I’ve been using Google’s Chrome browser pretty exclusively for about a year now. Its clock stopping fast as this fun video from Google demonstrates. Here it goes up against the forces of a potato gun, lightning, and the speed of sound. If you haven’t tried it, it’s worth the download.

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Dates LGA’s Floating Classroom Will Be in Huletts

May 26th, 2010 · Comments Off

The Lake George Association’s Floating Classroom will visit Huletts Landing twice during the summer of 2010, courtesy of the Friends of Historic Huletts The Floating Classroom teaches over 1,000 area students, adults and visitors each season, providing hands-on activities about lake ecology, geology and stewardship. In 2009 the LGA purchased a new 40-foot custom-built catamaran [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Landing

Board of Education Vote

May 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off

Because of the “issues” with our server this past week, I was not able to report on the final vote on the election of school board members. Current incumbents Mark DeLuca and Theodore LaRose ran unopposed for reelection. Mr. DeLuca received 243 votes and Mr. LaRose received 227 votes. While I provided both candidates with [...]

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Tags: The Landing · Whitehall

What Happened?

May 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off

Over the last couple of days, if you tried to access the Huletts Current, you were greeted by a message that said, “Error establishing a database connection”. Well, I migrated the Huletts Current to a new “green” web server on Thursday and as you can imagine, we ran into some small technical difficulties. However, now [...]

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Tags: The Environment

Technical Difficulties

May 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off

I apologize but the site is presently going through some growing pains and is experiencing some technical difficulties. Please stop back later.

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School District Vote Results

May 19th, 2010 · Comments Off

Budget Passes / Single Proposition Pulled from Ballot No Tax Decrease Next Year     Yes     No Budget – No Tax Decrease     245     53 In one of the strangest occurrences in recent memory, the Proposition to fund $10,000 for the Whitehall Library was pulled from the ballot on Monday [...]

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The School District Election

May 17th, 2010 · Comments Off

The Whitehall School District will have an election Tuesday, May 18th between 12:00 noon and 9:00 p.m. in the auditorium of the Junior/Senior High School on Buckley Road: 1.) To adopt next years budget. 2.) To elect two (2) members of the school board. 3.) To vote on one (1) proposition: a.) To appropriate and [...]

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Tags: The Landing · Whitehall

Oh Buoy, Oh Buoy

May 15th, 2010 · Comments Off

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Tags: Lake George · The Landing

Saturday Quote

May 15th, 2010 · Comments Off

During my second year of nursing school our professor gave us a quiz. I breezed through the questions until I read the last one: “What is the first name of the woman who cleans the school?” Surely this was a joke. I had seen the cleaning woman several times, but how would I know her [...]

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Bits of Everything

May 13th, 2010 · Comments Off

Rogers Ranger Challenge: Fort Ann to Lake George Are you up to the Rogers Rangers Challenge? Find out what it is on the Adirondack Almanack. Info-graphic: Teens and Their Mobile Phones Here’s a great graphic from Flowtown showing how teens use their cell phones. Lawns on Lake George Face Scrutiny The Post Star reports on [...]

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Tags: Lake George · Our Neighbors · The Environment · Washington County