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Entries from May 2012

CoCo in Huletts Thursday

May 30th, 2012 · Comments Off

“Coco”, the colossal colon, will visit Huletts Landing on Thursday. “CoCo”, the colossal colon, will be at the Huletts firehouse Thursday afternoon, (May 31st) from 4:00 – 6:00, along with the models for the 2013 Colondar. Wine & cheese reception at the firehouse. CoCo will arrive sometime around mid-day and be assembled. Molly McMaster came [...]

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Lake Level Information

May 30th, 2012 · Comments Off

Have you ever wondered who makes “the call” to regulate the level of water in Lake George? Well it’s an actual person at the Lake George Park Commission. Lake George has been controlled by a dam at its outlet at the northern end of the lake for more than 100 years. You can see the [...]

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School Board Special Election Scheduled

May 29th, 2012 · Comments Off

The school district has confirmed that the run-off election for the last seat on the Board of Education is scheduled for Tuesday, June 19th. This will be a contest between the two write-in candidates who ended up tied after the regular election. Joyce Corcoran and Mark Ives will vie for a single four-year term on [...]

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Sights from the Weekend

May 29th, 2012 · Comments Off

A tentative toe dip after a long year in school. The Adirondac tours southern Lake George with a few passengers. The weekend had perfect weather every day.

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Memorial Day: 2012

May 28th, 2012 · Comments Off

“Fix your eyes on the greatness of Athens as you have it before you day by day, fall in love with her, and when you feel her great, remember that this greatness was won by men with courage, with knowledge of their duty, and with a sense of honor in action.” – Thucydides, Funeral Oration [...]

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Pentacost Sunday

May 27th, 2012 · Comments Off

“I have much more to tell you, but you cannot bear it now. When he comes, however, being the Spirit of truth he will guide you to all truth. He will not speak on his own, but will speak only what he hears, and will announce to you the things to come.” John 16:12-13 Pentecost [...]

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Stop By and Congratulate Them

May 22nd, 2012 · Comments Off

With the Memorial Day weekend fast approaching, this is one party you will want to have on your calendar! The Mackell sisters, who have operated the soda fountain for many years, are both finishing college this year, so there will be a graduation party for them at the Casino on Saturday night. Please stop by [...]

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Tags: Casino Fun · The Landing

Attention Dresden Dog Owners

May 22nd, 2012 · Comments Off

All dogs must be registered in Dresden. If you own a dog and live in Dresden, the dog must be registered. Must be completed by June 15th. How do you register your dog? You have to register the dog in person with the Dresden Town Clerk, or you have to complete the process by mail. [...]

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Make it Count

May 21st, 2012 · Comments Off

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Bits of Everything

May 21st, 2012 · Comments Off

Towns May Go it Alone on Boat Washing The Post Star reports on how some towns along the lake are moving ahead with boat washing plans. Department Store Coming to Ticonderoga? Denton Publications has a story about a retail chain which is considering opening a store in Ti. New Site Promotes Lake George The Warren [...]

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

Saturday Quote

May 19th, 2012 · Comments Off

Talent is God-given; be humble. Fame is man-given; be thankful. Conceit is self-given; be careful. John Wooden

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LGLC Scholarship Winner

May 18th, 2012 · Comments Off

Congratulations to Courtney Laczko for winning first place in the Lake George Land Conservancy’s first Scholarship contest! Courtney is a senior at Lake George High School. For her winning essay Courtney will receive $500 and her school’s science program will receive $250 to help towards equipment, field trips or other educational opportunities. Click here to [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment · The Landing

Write-In Votes Released

May 17th, 2012 · Comments Off

I spoke with Ms. Martha Bascue, Clerk of the School District, and the write-in votes have been released to the public. These are the totals: Samantha Kingsley – 25 Votes Mark Ives – 13 Votes Joyce Corcoran – 13 Votes Robert Putorti, Jr. – 4 Votes Andre Gordon – 3 Votes T. Scrime – 1 [...]

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Questions Remain Over Write-In Election

May 17th, 2012 · Comments Off

There have been some reports that one of the three seats on the Board of Education (contested in Tuesday’s election) is for a one-year term. This is contrary to the legal notice that the school district ran announcing the election. The three seats open on the Board of Education were identified in the district’s legal [...]

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