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News & Opinion About Huletts Landing, N.Y.

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Entries from September 2010

SNL: Fred & Gov. Paterson

September 26th, 2010 · Comments Off

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Tags: Casino Fun · NY State

Bits of Everything

September 25th, 2010 · Comments Off

Fee Hikes to Pay for Island Trash Removal? The Adirondack Almanack reports on an interesting development on the proposal to end trash pickup on the islands. Paladino Unfit? Open Letter Shows Hypocrisy BuffaloNews.com posts an opinion which is worthwhile reading. It takes on three politicians who object to Carl Paladino being well … a politician. [...]

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Tags: Lake George · NY State · Ticonderoga

Saturday Quote

September 25th, 2010 · Comments Off

“Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws.” – Plato (427-347 B.C.)

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Tags: Our Neighbors

Friday Afternoon Fun

September 24th, 2010 · Comments Off

Ice Tea Anyone?

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Tags: Casino Fun

Friends of Historic Huletts: August Minutes

September 20th, 2010 · Comments Off

For those unable to attend the Friends of Historic Huletts’ annual meeting held on August 28th, I have posted the minutes here.

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Tags: History · The Landing

Final 2010 Report – Coliform Monitoring

September 16th, 2010 · Comments Off

I have placed a link to the “Final 2010 Interim Report on the Lake George Coliform Monitoring Program”. This is prepared by the Darrin Fresh Water Institute. This report summarizes their coliform tests throughout the 2010 season at a number of spots on Lake George. “The Coliform Monitoring Program focuses on a series of locations [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Landing

Bits of Everything

September 14th, 2010 · Comments Off

Cormorants Flock to Lake George The Post Star had a good story on a bird problems. 87 Exit 6 Interchange Finished I know a lot of people who come up from NY City stop here along the way. The Times Union reports the work is done. Bolton Mountain May Be Purchased by Conservancy The Post [...]

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Tags: Casino Fun · Lake George · NY State

Remembering September 11th

September 11th, 2010 · Comments Off

Sometime in the mid-1970′s my father took me and my brothers to the World Trade Center. We went to the observation deck, stopped at Windows on the World, and generally had an outing for the day. I was probably 10 years old. I remember the spectacular views and how diverse the clientèle was at Windows [...]

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Tags: History · National News · NY State

Bits of Everything

September 8th, 2010 · Comments Off

Holy 50,000! Nigerian Ministry Wants to Build Big in Whitehall The Post Star had one of the more interesting stories in recent memory about Whitehall. Spread of Asian Claims Minimal in Lake George It appears that the Asian claims in Lake George are contained right now. Read the Post Star. Biggest Beach Bubbles Break

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Tags: Casino Fun · Lake George · The Environment · Whitehall

J. Buckley Bryan Jr. Receives LGA Charles H. Tuttle Citation – First Time Presented in 13 Years

September 6th, 2010 · Comments Off

Buckley Bryan, Jr. (left) receives the Charles H. Tuttle Citation for conservation excellence, the Lake George Association’s highest honor, from LGA Executive Director Walt Lender and Julie Tuttle Currie. Given for the first time in 13 years, the award was presented to honor Buck’s many years of exemplary service, strong leadership, stalwart support, loyalty, generosity, [...]

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Tags: Lake George · Our Neighbors · The Environment

Labor Day 2010

September 6th, 2010 · Comments Off

Enjoy the day off and please drive safely.

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Tags: Our Neighbors

How Does a Sundial Work?

September 3rd, 2010 · Comments Off

Many people have seen the old sundial which still sits in close proximity to where the first Huletts hotel stood. To the best of my knowledge, it still keeps pretty accurate time. As the summer draws to a close, I thought this might make an interesting post. Wikipedia has a long description about sundials here [...]

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Tags: The Environment · The Landing

New Informational Flyer on Asian Clam

September 2nd, 2010 · Comments Off

A new public informational flyer about Asian clam, an invasive species identified in Lake George for the first time this August, has been released. The flyer explains how citizens can help to identify and prevent the spread of this clam. The flyer is available here. Designed specifically for Lake George, the flyer will help the [...]

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Tags: Lake George · Local Wildlife · The Environment