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Entries from July 2012

Sunbathers’ Delight

July 31st, 2012 · Comments Off

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Tags: Local Wildlife

Concert: Saturday August 4th

July 30th, 2012 · Comments Off

On Saturday, August 4th at 7:30 pm, Helen Lyons and Benjamin-Edouard Savoie will present a concert in the Mountain Grove Memorial Church to benefit the Friends of Historic Huletts Landing. Tickets are $25/adult and $10/child (12 & under).

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Tags: The Landing

Olympics in the Casino

July 29th, 2012 · Comments Off

The Olympics are being shown every night in the Casino. Staying in Huletts the next few weeks and want to watch the Olympics but don’t have a TV? Well come on down to the Casino in the evening and watch. The Casino will be showing the Olympics every night and you can cheer on the [...]

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Tags: Casino Fun

Lake George Cleanup Day: August 4th

July 29th, 2012 · Comments Off

This is a great event and a wonderful reminder to always try to pickup loose trash. Because if it isn’t picked up, it ends up in the Lake. I’m going to take part myself and I’m going to post a picture of the stuff I find.

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

Wild Turkeys

July 28th, 2012 · Comments Off

Seen next to the Huletts Library & Gallery. (Click image to see full-scale.)

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Tags: Local Wildlife · The Landing

Friday Afternoon Fun

July 27th, 2012 · Comments Off

In preparation for the Presidential campaign, Johnny Carson is a Politician Taking a Polygraph Test on “The Tonight Show” – 1982

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Tags: Casino Fun

Elephant Mountain Fire Followup

July 26th, 2012 · Comments Off

Yesterday’s fire on Elephant mountain is described firsthand by Huletts fireman, Pat Paterson, who was at the fire site. Today, I had a chance to talk with Huletts Landing Fire Chief, Jay Vanderplatt, and fireman, Pat Peterson, about yesterday’s fire on Elephant mountain. Pat Peterson brought two NY state forest rangers to the scene of [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · Our Neighbors · The Environment · The Landing

Children’s Event: Friday

July 26th, 2012 · Comments Off

I’m pleased to announce that the Pember Museum’s “Bernie” Hoffman will return to the Huletts Landing Library & Gallery (the old firehouse) on Friday, July 27th with a talk for children entitled: Identifying Adirondack animals and crafts. Time: 10:00 am till noon. The forecast calls for some rain tomorrow so it sounds like a great [...]

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Tags: Local Wildlife · The Landing

Elephant Mountain Fire Extinguished

July 25th, 2012 · Comments Off

Bill Ingleston, Assistant Dresden Fire Chief (far right), stands with the crew of the helicopter that extinguished the Elephant Mountain fire after they landed on the Huletts Landing Golf Course. State police pilots are in blue. Forest rangers are in yellow (left) and green (middle). (Click on picture to see full-scale. This picture only.) 6:34 [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · Lake George · The Environment · The Landing

Mrs. Galbraith Memorial Service: Thursday

July 24th, 2012 · Comments Off

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Tags: Our Neighbors · The Landing

Black Mountain Breakfast: Saturday

July 24th, 2012 · Comments Off

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Tags: The Landing

Bits of Everything

July 23rd, 2012 · Comments Off

Times of Ti: Ticonderoga Gets New Rescue Boat The Saratoga Skier & Hiker: Lake George Island Camping Denton Publications: Big Apple Circus Begins Run in Lake George Fox News: Geese Gathered to be Gassed in NY Adirondack Almanack: Secrets Under Fort Ticonderoga Special Tours

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Tags: Lake George · NY State · Ticonderoga

Now for Some History: 1755

July 23rd, 2012 · Comments Off

Note that the events described below happened on July 26, 1755, making this week the 257th anniversary of the events described. The account that follows may be in reference to the battle of the Harbor Islands (now owned by the Paulist fathers) or it may refer to a massacre at Sabbath Day Point. All day [...]

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Tags: History · Lake George

Youngest Daughter of Henry & Cora Buckell, Died in 2011

July 19th, 2012 · Comments Off

I have to thank Keith Barber from Ticonderoga for letting me know that Naomi Buckell Maxfield passed away in October 2011. Ms. Maxfield was the youngest daughter of Henry and Cora Buckell, owners of the Hulett Hotel during the early 1900′s. She is survived by her cousins: Frances Hebert, Agnes Peterson and Stanley Barber and [...]

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Tags: History · The Landing