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Entries from April 2012

Meeting Notice

April 30th, 2012 · Comments Off

A meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, May 2, 2012 between numerous sportsmen groups and the LGPC AIS on the proposed invasive species boat inspection and washing program. The meeting is scheduled to begin 6:30 PM at the Lake George American Legion.

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

Bits of Everything

April 30th, 2012 · Comments Off

Pictures: New Whitehall Athletic Club The Post Star carried some great pictures of the new Whitehall Athletic Club, formerly the Whitehall Armory. Bird with Bracelet Spotted in Huletts A Canadian goose was spotted wearing a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service band reports the Post Star. Famous Civil War Photographer Born Nearby The New York History [...]

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Tags: History · Lake George · Local Wildlife · Whitehall

Fort Ti’s Curator Fox to Speak in Huletts this Summer

April 29th, 2012 · Comments Off

A picture of Fort Ticonderoga from the 1800′s before it was restored. I’m happy to announce that the Friends of Historic Huletts Landing will host a talk by Christopher D. Fox, Curator of Collections of Fort Ticonderoga, during the summer of 2012. Mr. Fox will speak about the 19th century history and restoration of Fort [...]

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Tags: History · The Landing · Ticonderoga

A Little Drama Needed

April 26th, 2012 · Comments Off

It’s been a really quiet week so here’s a little extra drama for you.

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Tags: Casino Fun

Bits of Everything

April 21st, 2012 · Comments Off

New Owner Renovates Whitehall’s Historic Armory The Post Star carried an interesting piece on the new owners plan for the former Whitehall Armory. Two Views of the Governor While Time recently named Governor Cuomo one of the 100 most influential people in the world, the New York Post looked at the two sides of Andrew [...]

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Tags: NY State · Whitehall

Saturday Quote

April 21st, 2012 · Comments Off

“My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.” Dalai Lama

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Tags: Our Neighbors

Mrs. Lois Anne Galbraith, R.I.P.

April 19th, 2012 · Comments Off

I am sad to report that long-time Huletts resident, Mrs. Lois Anne Galbraith, passed away on April 12, 2012. Mrs. Galbraith was a trustee of the Mountain Grove Memorial Church and volunteered countless hours in the service of the community. Here is Mrs. Galbraith’s obituary. “May God support us all the day long, till the [...]

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Tags: Our Neighbors

e-Edition of Book Scheduled for Summer

April 18th, 2012 · Comments Off

Attention all Kindle, Nook and iPad users. I’m happy to announce that there will be an e-edition of The Hulett Hotel Fire on Lake George coming this summer. I can report that while the process will take a few more weeks, an e-edition will distributed through the most prominent e-book sales channels sometime probably in [...]

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Tags: History · The Landing

Clemons PO Gets Another Reprieve

April 18th, 2012 · Comments Off

The Postal Service has again postponed the closure of the Clemons Post Office. I spoke with postal officials this afternoon who confirmed that the Clemons Post Office will be open through the Memorial Day weekend. The Clemons Post Office was scheduled to close this past January but the Postal Service postponed the closure due to [...]

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Tags: National News · The Landing

School District Election

April 16th, 2012 · Comments Off

The Whitehall School District will have an election Tuesday, May 15th between 12:00 noon and 9:00 p.m. in the Large Group Instructional Room of the Junior/Senior High School on Buckley Road: 1.) To adopt next years budget. 2.) To elect three (3) members of the school board. I am planning on submitting questionnaires to all [...]

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Tags: The Landing · Whitehall

Get Your Oars Out

April 16th, 2012 · Comments Off

Rowers mark your calendar for Saturday May 19th. The Sixth Annual Milford D. Lester Memorial Cup – IROW Race, A Benefit for the Lake George Association Rowers in this six-mile race leave Million Dollar Beach, travel to Diamond Island, and return, in approximately one hour. Winners are recognized for men’s singles, men’s doubles, women’s singles [...]

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Tags: Lake George

Olympic & World Champion Holcomb Presented with Legends of Mt. Van Hoevenberg Poster

April 11th, 2012 · Comments Off

2012 world bobsled champion Steven Holcomb (center) was presented with a copy of his “Legends of Mt. Van Hoevenberg” poster during a ceremony held, Wednesday, April 11, at the Lake Placid Olympic Museum. Also pictured (L-R) Ted Blazer, ORDA president/CEO; Jack Favro, associate director of Lake Placid Olympic Training Center; Joe Lamb, community organizer; Craig [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks

Bits of Everything

April 11th, 2012 · Comments Off

Post Star: LG Park Commission Hires New Leader Post Star: $100,000 in state money secured for Lake George clam fight News Enterprise: Post-Star lays off one-third of news reporting staff

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Tags: Lake George · Our Neighbors · The Environment

100k Bike Race Returning to Adirondacks

April 10th, 2012 · Comments Off

Racers in last year’s Wilmington/Whiteface 100k bicycle race. The June 17 Wilmington/Whiteface 100k bicycle race is set to be bigger and longer than last year’s inaugural event. Organizers have added an additional 12 miles to the race, which is the only Leadville Trail 100 (LT100) qualifier in the northeastern United States. Last year’s race was [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks