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Entries from March 2011

Whitehall School District’s State Aid Announced

March 31st, 2011 · Comments Off

The state aid amounts to local school districts were released on Wednesday. These are the figures for the Whitehall School District. For the 2010-2011 year, the district received $8,119,139. For 2011-2012, the district is scheduled to receive $7,361,054. This is a $758,085 cut which translates into a 9.34% reduction in state spending. To see the [...]

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Tags: The Landing · Whitehall

Governor Cuomo’s Budget Message

March 31st, 2011 · Comments Off

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Tags: NY State

Dancing with the Stars: On the Floor

March 30th, 2011 · Comments Off

The “Troupe” opening the Results show of Dancing with the Stars.

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Tags: Casino Fun

Now for Some History: 1960

March 30th, 2011 · Comments Off

This picture was originally in my book, but the original is in color, so I thought I would share it here.

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Tags: History · The Landing

Post Star Article: Billie Borden

March 28th, 2011 · Comments Off

The Post Star has a must read article on Huletts’ Billie Borden. This is an excellent piece! And of course, kudos to Billie for her courage, character and intelligence.

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Tags: The Landing · Whitehall

Huletts Weather Report

March 25th, 2011 · Comments Off

I get requests now and then for what weather conditions are like in Huletts. While I’ve never considered this a “weather site,” it certainly has been one long winter! So here are two pictures taken earlier today. It was a beautiful but cold day. We need some sun to melt the snow. Click on the [...]

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Tags: The Landing

Bits of Everything

March 25th, 2011 · Comments Off

Plan to Rid Lake George of Clams The Times Union tells us that the campaign to kill the Asian clams growing in Lake George will begin next month. Underwater Power Line Project Gains Support The plan is to have this project go right through Whitehall. Read the Post Star. Learn About the Adirondack Gray Squirrel [...]

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Tags: Lake George · Local Wildlife · NY State · The Environment · Whitehall

New Lake George Book: Arriving April 1st

March 23rd, 2011 · Comments Off

https://www.historypress.net/

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Tags: History · Lake George

A Message from the Governor

March 23rd, 2011 · Comments Off

Watch live streaming video from newyorkstateofficeofthegovernor at livestream.com

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Tags: NY State

84-Year-Old Sniper Still Has Perfect Aim

March 22nd, 2011 · Comments Off

Here’s a video that’s “right on the mark”. It’s about 86 year old, Ted Gundy, a sniper in World War II who was at the Battle of the Bulge. He was recently honored and got a chance to try his aim with some of the Army’s most decorated snipers today. Watch him try to hit [...]

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Tags: Our Neighbors

Rachael Ray Tickets on Sale Soon

March 20th, 2011 · Comments Off

Lake George High School Alumni Association, Inc. Rachael Ray Benefit Scholarship Show TICKET SALES: Saturday, March 26, 2011 SHOW: April 15, 2011: 7 pm Please see this flyer for more details.

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Tags: Lake George

Bolton’s Algonquin’s Plan for 2011

March 18th, 2011 · Comments Off

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Tags: Lake George

Clark wins WXE Women’s SuperPipe

March 18th, 2011 · Comments Off

Kelly Clark from nearby Mount Snow, Vermont won the Women’s SuperPipe during the X Games Europe competition this week. Read about her here on ESPN.

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Tags: Our Neighbors

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day

March 17th, 2011 · Comments Off

St. Patrick was born in 385 AD somewhere along the west coast of Britain, possibly in the Welsh town of Banwen. At age 16, he was captured and sold into slavery to a sheep farmer. He escaped when he was 22 and spent the next 12 years in a monastery. In his 30s he returned [...]

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Tags: History · Our Neighbors