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Entries from July 2010

In Loving Memory: Albert T. Kapusinski

July 30th, 2010 · Comments Off

Albert T. Kapusinski: October 16, 1937 – July 30, 2010 I’m sad to inform everyone that my father, Dr. Albert T. Kapusinski, passed away this morning from complications arising from recent surgery. DR. ALBERT T. KAPUSINSKI, 72, of Salisbury, MD, and Huletts Landing, NY and formerly of Cedar Grove, NJ, died Friday, July 30, 2010 [...]

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Tags: Our Neighbors · The Landing

Bits of Everything

July 27th, 2010 · Comments Off

NY State Runs Out of Cash The NY Post reports on what the state Comptroller says. Alan Jackson to Appear in Glens Falls Country artist Alan Jackson is booked to appear at the Glens Falls Civic Center on Sept. 11, says the Post Star. You Knew Your National Grid Bills Were High The Adirondack Almanack [...]

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Tags: Lake George · NY State · Our Neighbors · Washington County · Whitehall

A Day To Remember: The Details

July 26th, 2010 · Comments Off

The Annual Day to Remember will be this Saturday, July 31st. Read all the details here.

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Tags: The Landing

Concierge Auctions Successfully Sells Luxury Lakefront Home During Live, On-Site Auction

July 25th, 2010 · Comments Off

Read the press release here.

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LGA Promotes Tips for Boating Safety

July 25th, 2010 · Comments Off

In light of recent tragic boating accidents on Lake George, the Lake George Association has compiled a list of 12 key tips for boating safety. In recent years, Lake George has seen a dramatic increase in the use of small craft – canoes, kayaks, small sailboats and personal watercraft. The top four causes of boating [...]

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For the Kids:

July 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off

July 24 (Sat) – 9:30am – 10:45am – Childrens’ Sing-A-Long – Elizabeth Straton, well-known singer and songwriter, will be teaching traditional patriotic, fireside, old-fashioned, & American tunes to children. Sponsored by Friends of Historic Huletts: Old Firehouse

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Floating Classroom to Return in August

July 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off

The Lake George Association’s Floating Classroom, will return to Huletts on Monday, August 2nd at 2:00 pm, courtesy of the Friends of Historic Huletts who is sponsoring this event. So if you missed the excursion in July, please plan on attending the August trip! There will be a sign-up sheet in the Post Office soon.

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Tags: Lake George · The Landing

Diseased Oak Tree Taken Down

July 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off

Unfortunately, the oak tree near the Casino could not be saved after it lost a large limb last week. It was taken down on Wednesday, July 21st. Here is a short video, with some comments by the men who cut it down, on how old it might have been.

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Tags: History · The Environment · The Landing

Federation July Minutes

July 22nd, 2010 · Comments Off

The Federation of Huletts Associations held their regular meeting on Saturday, July 10th. For those unable to attend, here is a copy of the minutes from that meeting.

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You’re Invited

July 21st, 2010 · Comments Off

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Tags: History · The Landing

Stunning Video: Last Atlantis Launch

July 20th, 2010 · Comments Off

Some great shots from multiple cameras that I’ve never seen before.

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Tags: National News

Great Oak Loses Part

July 19th, 2010 · Comments Off

The long-standing red oak tree near the Casino, lost one of its limbs on Thursday, July 15th. This picture was taken shortly after the large oak tree next to the Casino lost one of its limbs on Thursday. After it was cut up, I attempted to count the rings to see how old it was. [...]

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Tags: The Environment · The Landing

Cell Phone Tower Update

July 18th, 2010 · Comments Off

The Federation of Huletts Association at their meeting on July 10, 2010, asked Helenmarie Sunkenberg, to give some information concerning the proposed cell tower. This is the letter I received from Mrs. Sunkenberg dated July 13, 2010, outlining her thoughts. A few things to consider: 1.) I am in favor of a cell phone tower. [...]

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Bits of Everything

July 14th, 2010 · Comments Off

Gov’s Wife Gets No-Bid Deal The NY Post reports on a no-bid deal that involves the Governor’s wife. NJ Approves Property Tax Cap / When Will NY? Our neighbor NJ has approved a property tax cap. It begs the question when will NY show some political courage and do the same. The NY Times reports [...]

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Tags: National News · NY State · Our Neighbors