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Entries from October 2011

Lake George Land Conservancy Announces New Position

October 31st, 2011 · Comments Off

The Lake George Land Conservancy has announced the hiring of Chad Knisely as the Land Conservancy’s new Land Protection and Stewardship Specialist. Prior to joining LGLC, Chad worked as acting director for Grand River Partners in Painesville, Ohio, where he managed land protection projects, watershed planning, community outreach and organizational fundraising. As LGLC’s Land Protection [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · Lake George · The Environment

What Happened in the Pumpkin Patch?

October 29th, 2011 · Comments Off

Teen bride and reality show hopeful Courtney Stodden ended up on Anderson’s Cooper’s RidicuList after being thrown out of a Pumpkin Patch. To find out what really happened, watch the whole story below!

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Tags: Casino Fun

AT&T Contributes $5,000 to benefit Huletts Landing Volunteer Fire Company

October 28th, 2011 · Comments Off

NY State Senator Betty Little (R) Queensbury and Huletts Landing Volunteer Fire Company President Arthur Borin accept $5,000 contribution from Robert Holliday, VP/GM AT&T Upstate NY. AT&T today held a community event in Huletts Landing outlining recent mobile broadband wireless coverage enhancements. (PRNewsFoto/AT&T Inc., Eric Jenks) HULETTS LANDING, N.Y., Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — As [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Landing · Washington County

First Snowfall

October 28th, 2011 · Comments Off

About an inch of snow fell last night. It’s mostly melted today though.

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Tags: The Environment · The Landing

Preliminary 2011 Lake Stewards Results Released

October 28th, 2011 · Comments Off

Michael Abrahamson, LGA lake steward, inspects a boat for invasive species at the Dunham’s Bay launch this summer. Dunham’s was a new location for the program this year. The Lake George Association (LGA) has released preliminary results from the 2011 Lake Steward program. The LGA has managed training, hiring, supervision and reporting for the Lake [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

LGA Ad Series Continued

October 23rd, 2011 · Comments Off

The Lake George Association ran a series of ads this summer spotlighting individuals who are contributing to improving the quality of Lake George. Because things have been quiet lately, I thought I would continue with some of the individuals that were profiled. Here is Peter Leyh’s LGA ad. (Click on the picture to follow the [...]

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Tags: Lake George · Our Neighbors · The Environment

Vote Absentee

October 22nd, 2011 · Comments Off

Please know that the General Election is fast approaching. Here is how to obtain an absentee ballot if you are registered to vote in NY state. Qualifications to Vote by Absentee Ballot: Absent from your county or, if a resident of the city of New York absent from said city, on Election Day; unable to [...]

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Tags: The Landing · Washington County

Bits of Everything

October 18th, 2011 · Comments Off

Flooding Spawns Aggressive Mosquitoes The Burlington Free Press has an article on a new round of late mosquitoes. Town of Whitehall Considering a 10% Tax Increase The Post Star reports that the town of Whitehall already wants to override the new tax cap. Milfoil Found in Lake Champlain South Bay The Adirondack Almanack has a [...]

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Tags: Local Wildlife · The Environment · Whitehall

Preview the New MLK Memorial

October 16th, 2011 · Comments Off

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Tags: International News

Saturday Quote

October 15th, 2011 · Comments Off

Dear Mr. Vernon: We accept the fact that we had to sacrifice a whole Saturday in detention for whatever it was we did wrong. But, we think you’re crazy to make us write an essay telling you who we think we are. You see us as you want to see us: in the simplest terms, [...]

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Tags: Casino Fun

Now For Some History: 1904

October 14th, 2011 · Comments Off

The Horicon cruising on Lake George circa 1904. Click image to see full scale.

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Tags: History

Interview with Bob Banks, Town Supervisor

October 12th, 2011 · Comments Off

Continuing my coverage of town offices up for election this year, today’s candidate interview is with Bob Banks, the current Town Supervisor. Mr. Banks is the longest serving Town Supervisor in the history of the town. While he is currently running unopposed, I thought this would be an opportune time to ask him some questions [...]

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Tags: The Landing

Town Approves Marina Variance

October 12th, 2011 · Comments Off

At Monday’s Dresden town board meeting, the town board approved the variance request for the Huletts Island View Marina. The story is a bit long and complicated but here is how it was explained to me by Bob Banks, the Town Supervisor, this afternoon. The Bluff Head Residential Ordinance was enacted in 1971 and provides [...]

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Tags: The Landing

Columbus Day 2011

October 10th, 2011 · Comments Off

First Landing of Columbus on the Shores of the New World, after the painting by Discoro Téofilo de la Puebla. Enjoy the federal holiday, if you have it off!

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Tags: National News