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Entries from February 2012

Because Today is February 29th

February 29th, 2012 · Comments Off

A person born on February 29 may be called a “leapling” or a “leaper”. In common years they usually celebrate their birthdays on February 28 or March 1. In some situations, March 1 is used as the birthday in a non-leap year since it is the day following February 28. Technically, a leapling will have [...]

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Tags: Casino Fun

Weekend Book Review

February 26th, 2012 · Comments Off

The Adirondack Almanack reviewed today: The Hulett Hotel Fire on Lake George

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Tags: Adirondacks · History · Lake George · The Landing · Washington County

Rachael Ray Tickets on Sale Soon

February 26th, 2012 · Comments Off

Lake George High School Alumni Association, Inc. Rachael Ray Benefit Scholarship Show TICKET SALES: Saturday, March 10, 2012 SHOW: April 12, 2012: 7 pm Please see this flyer for more details.

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USA-1 sweeps World Championships with Four-Man Bobsled Win

February 26th, 2012 · Comments Off

Steven Holcomb (Park City, Utah) made history with his USA-1 push crew of Justin Olsen (San Antonio, Texas), Steve Langton (Melrose, Mass.) and Curt Tomasevicz (Shelby, Neb.) as the first U.S. pilot ever to sweep the two and four-man bobsled World Championship races. USA-1 held a slight lead of 0.01 seconds after yesterday’s first two [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · Casino Fun · International News · National News

Bits of Everything

February 25th, 2012 · Comments Off

Whitehall’s Roma Sold, Will Reopen Under New Name The Post Star tell us about the Waters family, the new owners of what was the Roma. Committee of Lake George Park Commission Hopes to Test Decontamination Program The Post Star reports here. Superbowl Champs to Return to Albany The GiantsFootballBlog.com gives a reason to stop in [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · Lake George · NY State · The Environment · Whitehall

Battle of Snowshoes To Be Reenacted

February 22nd, 2012 · Comments Off

Experience an exciting living history event at Fort Ticonderoga highlighting Major Robert Rogers and the Battle of Snowshoes on Saturday, March 10 from 10 am – 4 pm. At 1 pm on Saturday, visitors will experience the hectic tree to tree fighting in a recreated battle. Watch as the rangers make a brave stand against [...]

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Tags: History · Lake George · Ticonderoga

Name the Trail

February 22nd, 2012 · Comments Off

The LGLC is the Lake George Land Conservancy.

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

In Honor of Presidents’ Day

February 20th, 2012 · Comments Off

In celebration of Presidents’ Day, which honors George Washington, the USA’s first president as well as the other presidents of the United States, I though I would link to the Smithsonian Channel’s videos on the Jefferson Bible. At age 77 and living at Monticello in retirement following his two terms as President, Jefferson completed a [...]

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Tags: History

Holcomb & Langton Win Two-Man Bobsled World Championship at Lake Placid

February 20th, 2012 · Comments Off

Steven Holcomb (Park City, Utah) and Steve Langton (Melrose, Mass.) claimed the first two-man bobsled World Championship title ever for the U.S. in the 2012 final in Lake Placid on Sunday. Holcomb started making history when he won the first four-man bobsled title in 50 years for the U.S. during the 2009 World Championships in [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · Casino Fun · International News · National News

2011 Lake Stewards Report Released

February 20th, 2012 · Comments Off

The Lake George Association has released a free report to the public with findings from the 2011 Lake Steward program. Since 2006, lake stewards have inspected boats at high traffic launches around the Lake and have educated boaters about invasive species spread prevention. Over the 2011 season, the Lake George lake stewards interacted with 8,593 [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

Saturday Quote

February 18th, 2012 · Comments Off

“When we step into the family, by the act of being born, we do step into a world which is incalculable, into a world which has its own strange laws, into a world which could do without us, into a world we have not made. In other words, when we step into the family we [...]

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Tags: Our Neighbors

Fort Ticonderoga Announces New Program for Scouts

February 15th, 2012 · Comments Off

Some Cub Scouts enjoy a visit to Fort Ticonderoga in 2011. Fort Ticonderoga unveiled a new program specifically designed for visiting Cub Scout and Boy Scout groups during the 2012 season. In “Planting the Tree of Liberty: the Beginnings of the Continental Army at Fort Ticonderoga,” scouts participate in a program based on the daily [...]

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Tags: Ticonderoga

Happy Valentines Day

February 14th, 2012 · Comments Off

Jean-Honoré Fragonard The Progress of Love: The Meeting 1773

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Tags: History

Correction

February 13th, 2012 · Comments Off

Correction to my Interview with Walt Lender, LGA Executive Director In my interview with Mr. Lender of the Lake George Association, I asked the following question: “The LGA has been in the forefront of removing large delta’s that have formed in the lake. The FUND for Lake George, your partner in the West Brook Conservation [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment