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Entries from April 2011

Gardeners Urged to Take a Lake-Friendly Approach

April 29th, 2011 · Comments Off

New laws in the village and town of Lake George make it illegal to apply fertilizer containing phosphorus. Replacing turf with native plants, like those pictured here, benefits not only waterways, but wildlife as well. With spring here at last, and the snow all but gone, area residents are finally getting outside to start spring [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

LGA Advocates Maintaining Current Baitfish Regulations

April 28th, 2011 · Comments Off

The Lake George Association (LGA) has issued a comment letter in response to proposed changes in baitfish regulations by the New York State Dept. of Environmental Conservation (DEC), urging the agency to maintain the current regulations, without change. An organization with 125 years of experience in protecting and conserving Lake George, the Lake George Association [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

Bits of Everything

April 25th, 2011 · Comments Off

LGA’s Mechanical Dredging of Lake George Under Attack The Adirondack Almanack reports on those opposed to the Mechanical Dredging of delta’s. Clam Eradication Starts Today The Lake George Mirror tells us that efforts to eradicate the Asian Clam begin today. Group to Unveil Plan for Transfer Stations According to the Post Star, on Tuesday, the [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment · Washington County

Happy Easter

April 24th, 2011 · Comments Off

Wishing everyone a very happy Easter!

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Good Friday 2011

April 22nd, 2011 · Comments Off

“PietĂ  with Saints” Andrea Del Sarto 1523-24 Click on image to see in full scale.

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Tags: History · Our Neighbors

From the South Bay Boat Launch

April 20th, 2011 · Comments Off

It has been a rainy day here today but I took this picture this morning from the Lake Champlain South Bay boat launch before the heavens opened up. The forecast for the next week is rainy and cold. (Click on the image to see larger scale.)

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Tags: The Landing

It’s Been a Tough Winter

April 19th, 2011 · Comments Off

The sign at the top of the other side of the mountain has been through a long winter.

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For Our Math Whizzes

April 18th, 2011 · Comments Off

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Tags: Casino Fun

Water Jet Pack: Jetlev

April 17th, 2011 · Comments Off

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Bits of Everything

April 16th, 2011 · Comments Off

Time Running Out on Clam Attack Plan The Post Star reports on the plan to eradicate the invasive Asian clam. State Ordered Sewer Upgrades for Lake George The Adirondack Almanack reports on millions being spent to upgrade sewers in Lake George Village. Secrets from the First Spaceflight Yuri Gagarin made history fifty years ago as [...]

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Tags: History · International News · Lake George · The Environment

Saturday Quote

April 16th, 2011 · Comments Off

“I participated in the great experience of my contemporaries – humiliation at the hands of evil.” John Paul II – speaking about living under the totalitarian regimes of fascism and communism.

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Tags: History · Our Neighbors

Lake George Water Quality Reports Released

April 15th, 2011 · Comments Off

Lake George water quality data for 2010 has been released by the Citizen Statewide Lake Assessment Program (CSLAP). Since 2004, the Lake George Association has participated in CSLAP, which is coordinated by the New York State Dept. of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) and the New York State Federation of Lake Associations. In 2010, LGA volunteers [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment · The Landing

School Board Fails Taxpayers Again

April 14th, 2011 · Comments Off

Sadly, in a year when enrollment is declining, the Whitehall school board has again decided to raise spending and property taxes. The Post Star has the story here.

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Tags: The Landing · Whitehall

Floating Classroom to Return in 2011

April 14th, 2011 · Comments Off

The Lake George Association’s Floating Classroom, will return to Huletts on Friday, July 22nd at 10:00 am, courtesy of the Friends of Historic Huletts Landing who is sponsoring this event. A donation of at least $10 is suggested to help defray the $300. cost. Sign up will be required ahead of time, as space is [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment · The Landing