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Entries from June 2012

Winner of Lake George Bookmark Design Contest Announced

June 29th, 2012 · Comments Off

Lake George Village Mayor Robert Blais presented a framed copy of the bookmark to winner, Lynnaya Preuss, at the Lake George Central School. The Lake George Association has announced the winner of the fifth annual Lake George Bookmark Design Contest, sponsored by the LGA and the village of Lake George. The winning design, created by [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment · The Landing

Dare Mighty Things: August 5, 2012

June 28th, 2012 · Comments Off

On August 5, 2012 one of the biggest events of the year will take place as NASA’s next Mars rover, Curiosity, will attempt to land on the surface of Mars. It may be described as reasoned – even genius – engineering. But even the engineers who designed it agree it looks crazy. Six vehicle configurations, [...]

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Soda Fountain Opens for Summer

June 27th, 2012 · Comments Off

A wall decoration made by Joffrette “Joie” Mackell hangs in the Soda Fountain. Clockwise from upper left, the first square is made as a collage from pieces of paper, the second square is drawn with markers, the third square is a pencil sketch and the final square is painted. Parents grab your children. The soda [...]

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Tags: The Landing

Federation of Huletts Associations July 14th Agenda

June 26th, 2012 · Comments Off

Federation of Huletts Associations (FHA) Regular Meeting at 9:00 am In the New Firehouse SATURDAY, July 14, 2012 AGENDA 1. Minutes of Meeting of August 13, 2011 2. Treasurer’s Report 3. Friends of Historical Huletts Landing Events 4. Association News a. Bluff Head b. Meadow Point c. Indian Bay d. Pickeral Bay e. O-We-No-Co f. [...]

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Email to the Editor

June 26th, 2012 · Comments Off

MARINA SALE ENDS A 25 YEAR VENTURE In December 1986 a group of very enthusiastic investors purchased Huletts Marina. For the past quarter of a century a few of those investors dedicated themselves to rebuilding and improving the property to what it is today. The journey was gratifying. We wish to thank the community for [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Landing

One Big Fish

June 26th, 2012 · Comments Off

Gavin Rodgers celebrates after catching a 25-inch lake trout with Jim Mintel off of Huletts on Monday.

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Tags: Lake George · Local Wildlife · The Landing

Lake George Land Conservancy Welcomes New Staff

June 25th, 2012 · Comments Off

Warren Rosenthal is the new Land Protection and Stewardship Specialist for the Lake George Land Conservancy. The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) recently announced the hiring of Lake George resident Warren Rosenthal as its new Land Protection and Stewardship Specialist. As LGLC’s Land Protection and Stewardship Specialist, Rosenthal will identify and negotiate conservation projects and [...]

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Tags: Lake George

The Geese Think It’s Real

June 24th, 2012 · Comments Off

Look at some other predator decoys here.

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Tags: Casino Fun

Metal Sculpture to Kickoff Friends Season

June 22nd, 2012 · Comments Off

A Renaissance Metal Sculpture presented by R. Sanford Stragnell will kickoff the Friends of Historic Huletts Landing summer season on Friday June 29th, between 5-7 pm. A wine and cheese reception will follow. Come out to the Huletts Gallery (the old firehouse) and see old friends and some great metal art!

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Tags: The Landing

“Desperate Days” set for Release

June 21st, 2012 · Comments Off

Desperate Days is the second novel in the “Matt O’Malley” mystery/thriller series. On June 25, 2012, Galtee Press will release Desperate Days, the second novel in the “Matt O’Malley” mystery/thriller series written by Florida lawyer and part time Bolton resident, Thomas G. Kane. The opening scene is set in the beautiful Adirondack hamlet of Bolton [...]

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Tags: Lake George

Interview with Richard Hayes Phillips, Trailblazer

June 21st, 2012 · Comments Off

Today, I post an interview I did recently with Richard Hayes Phillips, who in addition to owning a cottage in Dresden, wears many hats. Mr. Phillips sits on the Conservation Committee of the Lake George Land Conservancy, has testified in some high-profile environmental cases across the country, and also actually knew John Apperson, the famous [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment · The Landing

School Board Election Results

June 19th, 2012 · Comments Off

The special election for the remaining seat on the school board was held today. The final unofficial vote tally was: Joyce Corcoran – 111 votes – WINNER Mark Ives – 71 votes

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Tags: The Landing · Whitehall

Mutual Aid Fire Drill is a Success

June 19th, 2012 · Comments Off

Members of three fire departments pose in front of the Huletts Casino after a mutual aid drill. (Click on image to see full-scale.) Today, the Huletts Volunteer Fire Department, the Dresden Volunteer Fire Department and the Whitehall Volunteer Fire Department held a combined fire drill to simulate a response to a fire in Huletts Landing. [...]

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Tags: The Landing · Whitehall

Cheers

June 19th, 2012 · Comments Off

One of the better boating flags I’ve seen recently.

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Tags: Casino Fun