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Entries from December 2010

Happy New Year

December 31st, 2010 · Comments Off

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Now for Some History: 1915

December 28th, 2010 · Comments Off

Ticonderoga Sentinel Thursday, February 25, 1915 KILLED BY HIS OWN TRAIN D & H Fireman Ground to Pieces Under Cars Near Clemons Stephen LaRose of Willsboro, a fireman in the employ of the Delaware and Hudson Company, on Saturday morning was ground to pieces by the train on which he was usually employed as a [...]

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Wishing You a Wonderful Christmas

December 25th, 2010 · Comments Off

CARAVAGGIO Adoration of the Shepherds / 1609 Oil on canvas Museo Nazionale, Messina (Click on the image to see full view.)

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Bits of Everything

December 22nd, 2010 · Comments Off

Great Pictures of Historic Gaslight Village The Times Union, has an article entitled: Gaslight Village fades to black, with some great historical photos that may bring back memories. State Considers Pay Freeze for Workers The Post Star reports that the the state may try something different to reign in government employee salaries. Roadrunner vs. the [...]

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Tags: Casino Fun · Lake George · NY State

Top Story of Huletts: 2010

December 21st, 2010 · Comments Off

While I’ve been blogging here on the Huletts Current I’ve gotten in the habit of posting what I consider to be the top news story of Huletts Landing from the past year. This is entirely my own opinion and while others may disagree, I’ve found it to be a fun exercise which a few have [...]

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Tags: Lake George · NY State · The Environment · The Landing

Would it Work with Geese?

December 20th, 2010 · Comments Off

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Janice Oliver: 1944-2010

December 19th, 2010 · Comments Off

I am sad to report that Janice Oliver passed away this past week. Janice worked in the Clemons Post Office and also filled in at the Huletts Post Office for many years. Her brother, Duane Bennett, served on the Dresden town board for many years. My memories of Janice are all positive. One of the [...]

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Santa – Don’t Forget Spot

December 17th, 2010 · Comments Off

Click the picture to watch the American Greetings video.

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LGPC: Milfoil Update

December 17th, 2010 · Comments Off

The Lake George Park Commission released a press release this week, spotlighting the success they have had in fighting the spread of Milfoil. Here are some of the highlights: A program to manage Eurasian Watermilfoil in Lake George, spearheaded by the Lake George Park Commission, eliminated more than 670,000 plants in 2010. 93% of the [...]

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Bits of Everything

December 17th, 2010 · Comments Off

NY Times: Cuomo Wants to Cap Property Taxes The NY Times has a good analysis of Andrew Cuomo’s tax cap plan with an illustration that shows how school spending is the contributing factor. How Much is The Trash Plant Worth? The Post Star looks at how much the Hudson Falls Trash plant could fetch the [...]

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Tags: Lake George · NY State · The Environment · Washington County

The Health and Wealth Indicator

December 14th, 2010 · Comments Off

BBC produces a lot of high quality stuff. Here’s an outtake from the show “The Joy of Stats” which tracks the health and wealth of 200 countries over a 200 year period in an extremely imaginative way. After watching this video you should feel better about the world out there. It makes you appreciate living [...]

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Some End of Autumn Pictures

December 14th, 2010 · Comments Off

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Christmas Food Court Flash Mob, Hallelujah Chorus

December 11th, 2010 · Comments Off

On November 13th in some nameless food court at some mall somewhere in America, people started singing the “Hallelujah Chorus” of G. F. Handel. I can’t stop watching this video because I can’t tell after the people who start it off, who the “plants” are and who the bystanders are who just decide to join [...]

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Google Zeitgeist 2010

December 11th, 2010 · Comments Off

During December, Google releases its Google Zeitgeist report that aggregates “billions of search queries people type into Google” over the year. Google says the Zeitgeist “captures the spirit” of 2010. Congratulations to Lake George’s Rachel Ray who was #10 in the fastest rising Food & Drink Category. Here is Google’s entire list.

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Tags: International News · Lake George