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Entries from August 2012

OPEN HOUSE – Sunday 9/2/12

August 30th, 2012 · Comments Off

OPEN HOUSE – Sunday 9/2/12 2-6pm 2148 Lands End Rd., Huletts Landing Very private 4+ acres with 647 ft. of shoreline. Extraordinary site to build with peaceful & spectacular views. Small building with stone fireplace at water’s edge plus boathouse, clay tennis court & other historic buildings.

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Labor Day Weekend Events

August 28th, 2012 · Comments Off

Saturday – September 1 Children’s Corn-Husking: 9:00 am Caddy Shack Golf Course Sports triathlon Closest to the pin – 11:00 am, on hole #2, Volleyball – teams of 4, 12:00 pm, HLPOCA beach, Pickle ball – teams of 2, 2:00 pm, HLPOCA tennis courts. (Sign-up at the Caddy Shack). HLPOCA Annual Labor Day Picnic: Noon [...]

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Public Meeting: Invasive Species Prevention Plan

August 27th, 2012 · Comments Off

Wednesday, August 29 @ 2-4 pm & 6-8 pm Location: Fort William Henry Conference Center, Lake George, NY The Lake George Park Commission is hosting its second public meeting designed to inform Lake George boaters and watershed residents about a prevention plan to control the introduction of new aquatic invasive species in Lake George. Wednesday’s [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

NASA Statement on Neil Armstrong’s Death

August 26th, 2012 · Comments Off

NASA Administrator Statement on Neil Armstrong’s Death The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden regarding the death of former test pilot and NASA astronaut Neil Armstrong. He was 82. “On behalf of the entire NASA family, I would like to express my deepest condolences to Carol and the rest of the Armstrong [...]

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Tags: International News · National News

Interview with Stanley Barber

August 24th, 2012 · Comments Off

Stanley Barber (right) with me. Recently, I had the chance to talk with Stanley Barber. Mr. Barber is the youngest child of Royden Barber, who was instrumental in selling the first Hulett hotel to William H. Wyatt. (To learn more about Royden Barber, you need to buy: The Hulett Hotel Fire on Lake George!) Royden [...]

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Tags: History · Lake George · Our Neighbors · The Landing

Get All Three Points of View

August 23rd, 2012 · Comments Off

Sometimes it depends on how we see things! The Guardian’s 1986 ‘Points of view’ advertisement.

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Tags: Casino Fun

Bits of Everything

August 20th, 2012 · Comments Off

The Whitehall Times Profiles the Washington County Sheriff Learn more about Jeff Murphy, the Sheriff of Washington County. The Free George Looks at Matthew Brady, the Father of Photojournalism We’ve all seen his famous civil war photographs, but a recent discovery proves he was born nearby. NY Times: Info-graphic on Every Olympic 100 Meter Medalist. [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · Casino Fun · Our Neighbors · Washington County

Vintage Images on Display Until September 1

August 20th, 2012 · Comments Off

The Friends of Historic Huletts Landing (FHHL) is having a display of vintage images and postcards from now until Saturday, September 1st in the Huletts Landing Library and Gallery. Stop by and see a picture or image that you haven’t seen before and support the work of the FHHL.

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Tags: History · The Landing

Piano Recital: Sunday August 26th

August 20th, 2012 · Comments Off

ERIKO AND KIMIKO DARCY Piano Recital Mountain Grove Memorial Church 4:00 p.m. Sunday, August 26th Benefits: Ladies Guild Outreach Program $10 – Call Louise Davidson at 499-2427 for tickets or purchase at door “Two very talented young performers”

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School District’s Tax Rates Released

August 19th, 2012 · Comments Off

Shuttered and ‘for sale’ businesses dot Whitehall. Changes in the equalization rates between the five towns that comprise the Whitehall School District will result in changes to the school tax rate that property owners in each of the five towns will pay this upcoming year. School tax bills are traditionally mailed out around this time [...]

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Tags: The Landing · Whitehall

Saturday Quote

August 18th, 2012 · Comments Off

“All men are by nature equal, made all of the same earth by one Workman; and however we deceive ourselves, as dear unto God is the poor peasant as the mighty prince.” Plato

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The Legend of Spruce Mountain Gold

August 17th, 2012 · Comments Off

Spruce mountain stands overlooking lake George. I came across this story, which I had never heard before, in the history of the town of Dresden from: The History of Washington County New York, 1737-1878 published in 1878. Here is exactly as it was recorded in 1878. On the summit of the first ridge of Spruce [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · Casino Fun · The Environment · The Landing

Now for Some History: 1975, 1977, & 1983

August 16th, 2012 · Comments Off

Tickets from the annual dinner dance. Tickets courtesy of Maryellen Hennessy

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Tags: Casino Fun · History

Senator Little Receives Fort Ticonderoga’s “Outstanding Citizen” Award

August 15th, 2012 · Comments Off

Pictured left to right: Beth L Hill, President, Fort Ticonderoga Association; Peter S. Paine, Jr., Chairman Fort Ticonderoga Association; Senator Betty Little. New York State Senator Betty Little recently received Fort Ticonderoga’s “Outstanding Citizen” Award at the Fort’s annual Midsummer Gala on August 4. The award was presented to Senator Little by Peter S. Paine, [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · Ticonderoga · Washington County