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Entries from September 2011

Bits of Everything

September 29th, 2011 · Comments Off

Whitehall Times: Finch and Chubb and Marina to Close The Whitehall Times reports that the Finch and Chubb restaurant is closing. But that’s OK; folks can always go to the Silver Diner…oh…wait… Lake George Village Underwater The Lake George Mirror has some amazing pictures of Irene damage at the southern end of the lake. (Page [...]

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Tags: Lake George · Our Neighbors · The Environment · Whitehall

Now For Some History: 1882

September 28th, 2011 · Comments Off

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Tags: History

Two Loons

September 26th, 2011 · Comments Off

Two loons photographed off of Huletts. Picture submitted by Kathy Francis.

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Tags: Local Wildlife

LGA Cleans Up After Irene

September 22nd, 2011 · Comments Off

LGA Volunteer and board member Salim Amersi works as part of a LGA beach clean-up effort after Tropical Storm Irene. Tropical Storm Irene left large amounts of debris on the beaches at the southern end of Lake George, and due to the wide-spread damage caused by the storm, officials weren’t able to attend to it [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

Summer Sets

September 22nd, 2011 · Comments Off

As of 5:05 A.M. EDT on Thursday, September 22nd, the FALL EQUINOX began. This means summer has officially ended. There are many ways to look at this. However going with the glass is half full approach, autumn now begins with its vibrant colors and cool nights! And it’s also one day closer to next summer! [...]

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Tags: The Environment · The Landing

Whitehall Armory: Going, Going, Gone

September 20th, 2011 · Comments Off

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Tags: Whitehall

Warren County Passes Invasive Species Law

September 19th, 2011 · Comments Off

Walt Lender, executive director of the LGA, comments at a public hearing before the Warren County Board of Supervisors, about the new invasive species transport law they recently passed. The LGA provided information to the supervisors which led to the drafting of the new law. The county law is based on a law that is [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

Tower Relaying Calls

September 17th, 2011 · Comments Off

I will work to confirm this through “official” channels but I have just heard from a Huletts Current reader that he received a call from the landing from a person on an ATT cell phone. So the tower is now live.

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Tags: The Landing

Saturday Song

September 17th, 2011 · Comments Off

Summer officially ends at midnight the 22nd, so here’s Jake Owen with this week’s #1 country tune. Change the word “southern” and you have Lake George!

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Tags: Casino Fun

LGA Testifies at State Assembly Hearing

September 17th, 2011 · Comments Off

Walt Lender, executive director of the Lake George Association, testifies at a New York State Assembly hearing on invasive species on Tuesday, September 13th. Mr. Lender spoke out in support of laws to prohibit and regulate the transport and sale of invasive species, both terrestrial and aquatic. Lake George Association Executive Director Walt Lender testified [...]

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Tags: Lake George · NY State · The Environment

I Got a Funny Feelin

September 15th, 2011 · Comments Off

All at once I got a funny feelin’ That something around here was goin on wrong Hmm So you know what I did Jimmy? What? I got up and I began to look all around for my baby Was that it? That was it, you know the woman had packed up and gone Oh lord [...]

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Tags: The Landing · Whitehall

Interview with Allen Wilbur, Town Board Candidate

September 14th, 2011 · Comments Off

2011 is an election year in the Town of Dresden so I’ll be continuing my interviews with candidates running for local office during the weeks ahead. Today, I’m asking a few questions of Allen Wilbur, a Republican nominee who is running for one of two seats up for election on the Town Board. Allen is [...]

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Tags: Our Neighbors · The Landing

Dresden Board Meeting: Monday Sept. 12th

September 11th, 2011 · Comments Off

Recently, I learned about a letter, which I do not have a copy of, which states that at this month’s regular Dresden town board meeting on Monday, Sept 12th at 7:05 PM, the town has scheduled a hearing regarding a request for an “after-the-fact” variance from the Huletts Island View Marina for modifications done to [...]

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Tags: The Landing

September 11, 2011

September 11th, 2011 · Comments Off

The Quality of Mercy The quality of mercy is not strained. It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven Upon the place beneath. It is twice blest: It blesseth him that gives and him that takes. Tis mightiest in the mightiest; it becomes The throned monarch better than his crown. His scepter shows the force [...]

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Tags: History · International News