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Entries from August 2011

Labor Day at the Casino

August 31st, 2011 · Comments Off

With the news of the hurricane I have been unable to share the goings-on for the Labor Day weekend. Now that things are returning to normal you won’t want to miss the Casino this weekend. Come to the Casino for the end of the summer party!! Share and hear tales of the hurricane. The Casino [...]

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Tags: Casino Fun

Hurricane Update: Wednesday Afternoon

August 31st, 2011 · Comments Off

Here is what I can report regarding Wednesday (8/31) in Huletts. Power has been restored to most of Huletts Landing. Some houses are still out but for the most part the power is on. All roads seem to be open. It is possible to reach the Marina and the Casino. Bluff Head Road and Lands [...]

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Tags: The Environment · The Landing

Hurricane Update: Tuesday Night

August 30th, 2011 · Comments Off

Here is what I can report regarding Tuesday (8/30) in Huletts. Power has been restored to the center section of Huletts Landing. Power is still out in parts of Bluff Head and Meadow Point. Power has been restored up to approximately Sheep Meadow Lane on Lands End Road. There are two broken poles and one [...]

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Tags: The Environment · The Landing

Irene Was Nasty

August 30th, 2011 · Comments Off

Photo on the Eichlerville bridge looking up Foster brook on Monday afternoon. What exactly happened on Sunday? Well I was told by one local official that they heard that Irene caused Lake Champlain (all 125 miles) to rise 7 feet on Sunday! This is simply unheard of. I am trying to keep up with updates [...]

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Tags: The Environment · The Landing

Down But Not Out

August 29th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Irene Update as of Monday Morning: Power & Phones Out Lands End & Bluff Head Closed Eichlerville Bridge Closed Numerous Trees Down Update: 7:00 pm – Monday Bluff Head Road – Now Passable – Some Debris on County Section / Town Section Clear Lands End Road – Now Open Tree Cleared Chase Road – Now [...]

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Tags: The Environment · The Landing

Pictures of Albany Chapel Dedicated to Dr. DeRossi

August 27th, 2011 · Comments Off

The Chapel at the Teresian House in Albany is dedicated to longtime Huletts resident, Francis DeRossi, M.D. There are moments in life, when we all step back and remember good friends who have done good things with their lives. This was the case recently when I stopped in the Teresian House in Albany and froze [...]

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Tags: Our Neighbors · The Landing

LGA’s 126th Annual Meeting

August 25th, 2011 · Comments Off

One-hundred-twenty-seven members and friends of the Lake George Association gathered at the Lake George Club on Friday, August 19 to learn about the organization’s lake protection and conservation efforts, elect new directors of the board, and receive program updates for the past year. Here are some of the highlights of this years meeting. Lee Woodruff [...]

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Tags: Lake George · Our Neighbors · The Environment

Now For Some History: 1880?

August 25th, 2011 · Comments Off

This postcard is interesting because when you first look at it, it seems pretty similar to the same view that you would have from this spot today. But when you look closely, you notice that there are no houses pictured. It was published for a general store in Bolton Landing, so it must be old. [...]

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Tags: History

Earthquake News

August 23rd, 2011 · Comments Off

Just wanted those to know who are not in Huletts, that there was some small shaking but no damage of any kind that I can discern. I spoke to some people in Whitehall who felt the earthquake and some who didn’t feel anything. All in all, everything seems to be fine.

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Tags: The Environment · The Landing

Email to the Editor

August 22nd, 2011 · Comments Off

Meet The Tax Assessor This is to advise you that there will be a special meeting this Thursday, August 25th, at the Dresden Town Hall (102 Clemons Center Rd., Clemons, NY) at 4:00 p. m. to give all property owners the opportunity to meet our local Tax Assessor, June Maniacek. At our Aug. 13 Federation [...]

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Tags: The Landing · Washington County

LGA Receives BoatU.S. Foundation Grant

August 22nd, 2011 · Comments Off

The Lake George Association has received a grassroots grant from the BoatU.S. Foundation worth $3,950. Using this grant funding, the LGA will launch a new clean boating program next spring. “The cumulative actions of boaters can dramatically affect water quality when clean boating practices are followed, so it’s important for each boater to share responsibility [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Landing

Art Auction Details

August 20th, 2011 · Comments Off

If you’re interested in the art auction, sponsored by the Friends of Historic Huletts Landing, this is how I understand the details. Correction The Gallery & Library (the old firehouse) will be open from Monday to Friday from 10:00 am to noon, so people can view the art and place silent bids. On Friday, August [...]

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Tags: History · The Landing

Firehouse News & Ice Cream

August 18th, 2011 · Comments Off

I received this letter from the Huletts Landing Volunteer Fire Company today which covers a wide variety of topics including their: Open House / Ice Cream Social on: Sunday, August 21st 3:00 – 5:00 pm.

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Tags: The Landing

Saturday Night – Piano Man

August 18th, 2011 · Comments Off

Mountain Grove Guild Presents “Ryan Reilly” in Concert August 20, 2011 7:30 pm Mountain Grove Memorial Church Tickets $10

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Tags: Our Neighbors · The Landing