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Entries from November 2011

Arline Marie Babiak, R.I.P.

November 30th, 2011 · Comments Off

I am sad to report that long-time Huletts resident, Arline Babiak, passed away on Monday, November 28th. Mrs. Babiak was a great person with a wonderful smile, who will be missed by all who knew her. Here is her obituary published in the Post Star. Our condolences and prayers go out to her husband, Art, [...]

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Tags: The Landing

Clemons Post Office to Close

November 28th, 2011 · Comments Off

A picture of the Clemons post office. The United States Postal Service has officially decided to close the Clemons post office. While not completely unexpected, this is indeed a blow to the town of Dresden and the many people who have used the Clemons postal facility for many years. I will be seeking additional confirmation [...]

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Bits of Everything

November 27th, 2011 · Comments Off

Theodore Reale, Designer & Engineer of Huletts Sewer Systems, R.I.P. Recently the Times of Ti carried the obituary of Theodore Reale. “Ted” as his friends called him, was the principal of A.P. Reale and Sons, the primary designer and contractor for both of the sewer systems that serve Huletts. Washington County Leaders Want Budget Lowered [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · The Environment · The Landing · Ticonderoga · Washington County

Historic Mars Launch: NASA rover ‘Curiosity’ blasts off

November 26th, 2011 · Comments Off

NASA’s biggest and most-expensive robotic rover has blasted off from Cape Canaveral on an Atlas 5. The probe, nicknamed Curiosity, is scheduled to arrive on Mars next August. It aims to search the surface for clues about whether the planet has ever had a life-friendly environment. To see some cool as heck animation on how [...]

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Tags: National News

The Strange Story of the Lost Dauphin of France and the North Country

November 25th, 2011 · Comments Off

A painting of Marie Antoinette with her son, Louis-Charles, on her lap. (circa 1787) At the time of the French Revolution, the son of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette, was known as Louis-Charles, Dauphin of France. He was abducted on August 10, 1792, when only eight years old, as the French revolution waged on. When [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · History · International News · NY State

Happy Thanksgiving

November 23rd, 2011 · Comments Off

“None is more impoverished than the one who has no gratitude. Gratitude is a currency that we can mint for ourselves, and spend without fear of bankruptcy.” ~Fred De Witt Van Amburgh A statue of William Bradford, a Mayflower “Pilgrim” and Governor of the Plymouth Colony in Plymouth, Massachusetts. I would like to extend my [...]

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Dresden Cuts Town Taxes

November 21st, 2011 · Comments Off

On Monday, November 14th, the Dresden town board finalized the 2012 town budget. The amount to be raised by taxes is actually $2,850 less than 2011! This translates into a 0.73% decrease in taxes from 2011 to 2012. The town board should be congratulated for keeping the town budget in excellent shape during these trying [...]

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Tags: The Landing

Sign Time

November 20th, 2011 · Comments Off

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Tags: History

Saturday Quote

November 19th, 2011 · Comments Off

The Bridge Builder By: Will Allen Dromgoogle An old man going a lone highway, Came, at the evening cold and gray, To a chasm vast and deep and wide. Through which was flowing a sullen tide The old man crossed in the twilight dim, The sullen stream had no fear for him; But he turned [...]

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Dresden Election Results: Final

November 16th, 2011 · Comments Off

Final Vote Totals Dresden Local Election Absentee Ballots included. The Board of Elections finished counting all of the absentee ballots today and this is what I can report. There were 29 absentee ballots sent out, 21 were returned. (Out of the 21 returned, one was a military ballot.) Below are the final vote totals. This [...]

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Bits of Everything

November 13th, 2011 · Comments Off

Popular Ti Restaurant Closes The Times of Ti reports on the closing of the Carillon Restaurant. Lake George Rock Climbing Gets National Exposure The Lake George Mirror tells us about Paddle to Crag on Lake George. Saranac Lake Community Store Profiled in NY Times The hearty residents of Saranac Lake started their own store and [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · Lake George · The Environment · Ticonderoga · Washington County

The Best Christmas Party

November 12th, 2011 · Comments Off

On Saturday, December 10th at 5 p.m. in the Huletts Landing firehouse all the hearty souls who live in Huletts year round will be holding the annual Christmas Party! This event has gotten rather large in the past with about 70-80 people attending last year. So if you would like to stop by, put it [...]

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Tags: Our Neighbors · The Landing

Saturday Quote

November 12th, 2011 · Comments Off

“Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.” Abraham Lincoln

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Tags: History · Our Neighbors

Lake Saving Project Completed in English Brook

November 11th, 2011 · Comments Off

The Lake George Association has constructed a new sediment pond at English Brook. The pond is designed to capture hundreds of tons of sediment before it enters Lake George. The Lake George Association has completed the construction of a new sediment basin at the mouth of English Brook in the town of Lake George at [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment