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Entries from October 2010

An Interview with the Assessor

October 31st, 2010 · Comments Off

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Postmaster’s Newsletter

October 31st, 2010 · Comments Off

Pam Stragnell recently mailed out her newsletter with order forms to purchase stamps by mail. Please remember to support the Huletts Post Office even if you are not in Huletts. Ordering stamps by mail through Pam is a great way to support the Huletts Post Office. In many ways the local Post Office is the [...]

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Tags: The Landing

Now for Some History: circa 1920-1930

October 30th, 2010 · Comments Off

Once we were returning from Whitehall after picking up a friend who had arrived on the “Laurentian.” My daughter, who was driving, made a sudden stop. Crossing the road in front of us was a curious looking animal which upon closer inspection proved to be a skunk, its head completely covered by a tin can. [...]

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Tags: History · The Landing

Bits of Everything

October 27th, 2010 · Comments Off

NY Times Interview with Cuomo The NY Times recently conducted an interview with Andrew Cuomo. Trash Plant Contract to end Soon The Post Star did a fairly in-depth piece documenting Washington County’s trash plant woes. The trash plant has cost taxpayers of Washington County a lot of money during its history. Remembering Huletts The Adirondack [...]

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Tags: NY State · Our Neighbors · The Landing · Washington County

Deer Hunting Season Starts October 23rd

October 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off

Deer hunting season started Saturday.

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Tags: Local Wildlife

Sometimes a Teasing Self Promotion is in Order

October 22nd, 2010 · Comments Off

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Tags: History · The Landing

Congratulations!

October 19th, 2010 · Comments Off

Dr. John Stoutenburg was recently named by the Post Star as one of their 20 Under 40 Young Professionals. Follow the link to read more about the awards dinner on October 29th and click on his name to read more about his impressive accomplishments. Congratulations Dr. Stoutenburg.

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Tags: Our Neighbors · The Landing

Trash Removal Reinstated on Lake George Islands

October 15th, 2010 · Comments Off

Young campers enjoy Floating Battery Island, one of the campsites in the Narrows Group of Lake George. Due in large part to public pressure and efforts made by the Lake George Association, the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has reversed an earlier decision to discontinue trash collection centers for the Lake George islands in 2011. [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

Bits of Everything

October 13th, 2010 · Comments Off

Medicaid & Pensions Bust Budget: Wash County Looks at 18% Tax Rise The Wash Blog looks at Washington County’s proposed budget for next year. It doesn’t look good. 5 Towns Claim Navy Started There Yahoo News reports that 5 different towns lay claim to being the birthplace of the US Navy. (Hat tip to Jason [...]

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Tags: Lake George · Washington County · Whitehall

Short Stop Motion: The “Bottle”

October 12th, 2010 · Comments Off

A beautiful short movie that perfectly blends summer and winter:

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Tags: Casino Fun

Drowning? Emily the Robotic Lifeguard is on the Way

October 9th, 2010 · Comments Off

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Tags: Casino Fun

Author Details Gruesome 1973 Spree

October 9th, 2010 · Comments Off

Hadley-Luzerne Public Library Oct 26, 2010 @ 7:00 PM Guest Speaker: Lawrence P. Gooley Terror in the Adirondacks: The True Story of Serial Killer Robert F. Garrow presented by author, Lawrence P. Gooley. It’s an incredible story and Mr. Gooley will be sharing his recollections of this harrowing period of Adirondack history. He has written [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks

Voting Absentee

October 9th, 2010 · Comments Off

Please know that the General Election is fast approaching. Here is how to obtain an absentee ballot if you are registered to vote in NY state. Qualifications to Vote by Absentee Ballot: Absent from your county or, if a resident of the city of New York absent from said city, on Election Day; unable to [...]

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Tags: The Landing · Washington County

The Halloween Parade

October 4th, 2010 · Comments Off

The Halloween parade will take place this Saturday, October 9th at noon. It will start in front of the Post Office and finish in front of the soda fountain. While the little ones are enjoying some ice-cream, congratulate the Mackell sisters on 20 years of their family successfully running the soda fountain!!

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Tags: Casino Fun · The Landing