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Entries from November 2010

Blanche Meehan: 1924-2010

November 30th, 2010 · Comments Off

I am sad to report that long-time Huletts resident, Blanche Meehan, passed away on Saturday, November 27th. Blanche Meehan was a wonderful person who will be missed by all who knew her. This is her obituary with funeral service details. “May God support us all the day long, till the shades lengthen and the evening [...]

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Bits of Everything

November 30th, 2010 · Comments Off

Washington County Deals with Budget The Post Star reports on Washington County’s budget (with a small tax increase) for next year. The Wash Blog breaks down how the supervisors voted. NY State Does NOT Deal with Budget The Press Republican reports that the Legislature decided not to address a $315 million budget deficit in its [...]

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Tags: International News · NY State · Washington County

Sign Time

November 27th, 2010 · Comments Off

Looking up from the Black Mountain trail head from Pike Brook Road.

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Tags: The Landing

Fire Company Needs Your Help

November 26th, 2010 · Comments Off

The Huletts Landing Volunteer Fire Company needs your help. I received the following letter from Art Borin, President of the Huletts Landing Volunteer Fire Company. Mr. Borin gives an update on the activities of the fire company and asks for the community’s continued support. Mr. Borin also extends an invitation to the annual Christmas party, [...]

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Tags: The Landing

Thank You & Happy Thanksgiving

November 24th, 2010 · Comments Off

Thank you for reading The Huletts Current, and for supporting this site over the last two years. I’m thankful for the opportunity to blog about my experiences daily (or almost daily) here. I’ve gained many new friends and learned so much about Huletts Landing doing this “day in” and “day out”, for now over two [...]

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Tags: History

The Fun Theory – Speed Camera Lottery

November 22nd, 2010 · Comments Off

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Tags: Casino Fun

Bits of Everything

November 18th, 2010 · Comments Off

10 Adirondack Weather Disasters Adirondack Life has an interesting article on the Adirondack’s worst storms. Beets No Salt WNBZ reports that the NY State Thruway is going to experiment this winter with a de-icing material made out of sugar beets and brine. Grant Money for Lake George Delta Warren County heard that they are the [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · Lake George · NY State

Now for Some History: 1968

November 18th, 2010 · Comments Off

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Tags: History · Lake George

Dresden Holds the Line on Taxes

November 16th, 2010 · Comments Off

On Monday, November 8th, the Dresden town board finalized the 2011 town budget. The amount to be raised by taxes will only be $6,780 more than 2010. This translates into a 1.32% increase in taxes from 2010 to 2011. The town board should be congratulated on keeping the town budget in excellent shape during these [...]

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Bits of Everything

November 13th, 2010 · Comments Off

Washington County Proposed Budget: Tax Increase Smaller / Transfer Stations Open The Wash Blog has a quick synopsis of Washington County’s finance committee meeting this past week. Counties Fear State Mandates North Country Public Radio has a great piece on how state mandates drive up property taxes. Medicaid is the big cost. But when all [...]

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Tags: Casino Fun · NY State · Washington County

Sign Time

November 10th, 2010 · Comments Off

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Tags: Lake George

Happy 2nd Birthday!

November 9th, 2010 · Comments Off

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Tags: History · The Landing

Bits of Everything

November 8th, 2010 · Comments Off

Whitehall Students Launch Pumpkins The Post Star reports on an interesting physics contest in Whitehall. State Warns of Layoffs Read the Times Union to learn more about Governor Paterson’s plans to layoff 898 state employees. NY Post Opinion: Cuomo Must Confront Unions The NY Post opines that Cuomo must take on the public unions. Will [...]

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Tags: NY State · Whitehall

Xbox Kinect Launch

November 7th, 2010 · Comments Off

The new Xbox Kinect was launched this past week in Times Square. Don’t have any idea what the Kinect is? All you need to know is that you are now the controller. Here is a CNET video review of games currently available for the Kinect.

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Tags: National News