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News & Opinion About Huletts Landing, N.Y.

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Entries from August 2010

Hole-In-One Club

August 31st, 2010 · Comments Off

Congratulations to Nicholas Mir who hit a hole-in-one of the 2nd hole of the Huletts Golf Course on Thursday, August 19th. Using an 8 iron on the 2nd hole during a late afternoon round, he recounted the event in an email to me. “I was with my dad and he actually called it in mid-air, [...]

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LGA Receives Froehlich Foundation Funding

August 30th, 2010 · Comments Off

LGA lake saving projects, like the dry well installation at Bixby Beach shown here, are made possible in part through funding support from the Helen V. Froehlich Foundation. Lake George, NY – August 30, 2010 – The Lake George Association announced today that the Helen V. Froehlich Foundation has awarded the 125-year old conservation organization [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

Take a Chance!

August 29th, 2010 · Comments Off

The annual CHAPEL OF THE ASSUMPTION Labor Day Drawing Saturday, September 4th, 2010 at the Huletts Landing Labor Day Weekend Community Picnic GRAND PRIZE: greens fees & carts for four at the SAGAMORE RESORT plus $100 CASH! PLUS 18 ADDITIONAL PRIZES A combined cash value of $1000! More prizes than any Chapel drawing ever! $5 [...]

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Email to the Editor

August 28th, 2010 · Comments Off

After reading the entry about the Bald Eagle sighting I wanted to share that we also saw a bald eagle the first week of August, just past lands end. We sat there in the boat and watched for a while. He/She didn’t seem to mind us, and preened. Heather Bondesen

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Tags: Local Wildlife · The Environment · The Landing

Some Mo Yo-Yo

August 26th, 2010 · Comments Off

So you’re sitting around at the end of the summer with nothing to do and you pick up that old yo-yo sitting on the shelf. Here’s Jensen Kimmitt the 2010 World yoyo Contest 1A 1st Place winner to inspire you!

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Tags: Casino Fun

Bits of Everything

August 26th, 2010 · Comments Off

Invasive Clam Found in Lake George The Lake George Mirror reports on a new harmful invasive species in Lake George. Hikers: Like George’s Best Kept Secret Cat and Thomas Mountains. Ever heard of them? If you love to hike you’ll want to read the Adirondack Almanack. That’s the Sound of the Garbage Hitting the Fan [...]

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Tags: Casino Fun · Lake George · NY State · The Environment

One Nicely Coiled Rope

August 25th, 2010 · Comments Off

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Tags: Lake George · The Landing

Friends of Historic Huletts Landing: Annual Meeting

August 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off

Just a quick notice that the FHHL Board of Trustees meeting will be held: Saturday, August 28 at 9:00 am in the new Huletts Firehouse. (The children’s sing-along will be on Saturday at the Gallery – the old firehouse) After the Trustees meeting, the yearly annual meeting will be held and is open to the [...]

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Tags: History · The Landing

Bits of Everything

August 21st, 2010 · Comments Off

Transfer Stations Could Be Cut? The Post Star reports on Washington County’s planning regarding their transfer stations. Campers Organize The Lake George Mirror tells us that island campers have formed their own advocacy group to protest the proposed garbage rules on Lake George islands. Lake George Beach Closed by Fuel Spill Shepard Park has had [...]

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

Email to the Editor

August 20th, 2010 · Comments Off

Dear Editor: The Lake George Association is concerned about the decision made by the Department of Environmental Conservation to discontinue retrieving garbage from collection centers on the Lake George islands. We urge the DEC to reconsider this decision and ask local citizens who love Lake George to join us in finding a better solution. Expecting [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

One Good Story

August 17th, 2010 · Comments Off

Tuesday’s children’s program sponsored by Friends of Historic Huletts drew a large crowd to listen to stories about the American Revolution.

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Divers Pick Weed

August 16th, 2010 · Comments Off

Scuba divers working for Lycott Environmental install barriers over a small milfoil bed off of Huletts. This morning I took a short kayak ride out to some scuba divers who I spotted in the bay. It turns out they work for Lycott Environmental, a company that has been hired by the Lake George Park Commission [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Landing

NY State to Work on Northway: Exits 18-24

August 15th, 2010 · Comments Off

The State Department of Transportation has issued a press release saying that work will commence between exits 18 and 24 of the Northway later this month and continue into October. This area of highway will be resurfaced and motorists should expect single lane and shoulder closures. Existing pavement will be removed, portions of guide rails [...]

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Bald Eagle Sighted

August 14th, 2010 · Comments Off

Last night I took a short boat-ride with some friends. We headed across the Lake and behind Vicars island, heading south. We then trolled slowly between tiny Steere island and the shore. About 500 yards south of Steere island on the west shore, we looked up and there was a bald eagle perched on the [...]

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Tags: Local Wildlife