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Entries from September 2012

Mandatory Boat Inspections Recommended

September 27th, 2012 · Comments Off

Today, the outside advisory group hired by the Lake George Park Commission, recommended that mandatory boat inspections and decontamination be undertaken for transient boats entering Lake George. This is a big step for boats being brought onto the lake and is being undertaken after much public input. The Lake George Park Commission retained the LA [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

Reader Submitted Photo

September 26th, 2012 · Comments Off

I received this photo, entitled “Lola at the Lake,” from reader, Russ Considine. Russ described the picture this way: “It was a shot I took of my Golden (Retriever), Lola, at the Harder Camp on Bluff Head Road.” Click to see full-scale. Thanks Russ. Lola certainly has the life!

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Tags: The Landing

Lake Defenders Documentary to Premiere in Lake George

September 25th, 2012 · Comments Off

Mountain Lake PBS and Bright Blue EcoMedia have teamed up on a documentary to highlight the challenges of aquatic invasive species management in the Lake George basin, titled “Lake Defenders”. A free public screening will be held at the Sagamore in Bolton Landing at 6:30 pm on October 9th. A preview of the film is [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

Britney Learns ‘Gangnam Style’ from Psy!

September 24th, 2012 · Comments Off

Things are slow, so here’s Psy showing Britney Spears how to “Gangnam Style.”

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Tags: Casino Fun

Saturday Quote

September 22nd, 2012 · Comments Off

“I walked a mile with Pleasure; She chatted all the way; But left me none the wiser For all she had to say. I walked a mile with Sorrow; And ne’er a word said she; But, oh! The things I learned from her, When Sorrow walked with me.” Robert Browning Hamilton

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Tags: Our Neighbors

Special Meeting: Boat Inspections, September 27th

September 21st, 2012 · Comments Off

Here is the flyer for the next Lake George Park Commission public meeting scheduled for September 27, 2012 regarding the Lake George Invasive Species Plan. The meeting will be held at the Bolton Town Hall. All are encouraged to attend and participate. Special Presentations are scheduled for 2:30 and 6:30 pm.

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

Fire Company News

September 21st, 2012 · Comments Off

Huletts volunteer firemen practicing during the summer of 2012. The Huletts Landing Volunteer Fire Company recently sent out this appeal which documents among other things, their plan to replace their 1976 attack truck with a newer model.

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Tags: The Landing

Bits of Everything

September 16th, 2012 · Comments Off

Denton Publications: Boat Regulations Mulled Denton Publications: I-87 Northway Traffic Snarls Predicted Post Star: Whitehall Students Fall Short on 9 of 12 Exams Post Star Editorial: Let Private Sector Take Out the Trash NY Post: Public Worker Pensions Rising Again NY Times: A History of New York in 50 Objects (mouse over pictures to see [...]

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Tags: Lake George · NY State · The Landing · Washington County · Whitehall

8mm film of the 1974 Labor Day Picnic

September 14th, 2012 · Comments Off

At the 2012 Huletts talent show in the Casino, Maryellen (Jello) Hennessy showed a film of the 1974 Labor Day picnic. Since then I’ve received a few requests to post the film. Maryellen was kind enough to provide me with a copy that I have posted in two parts: Part one is the 2012 talent [...]

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Tags: History · The Landing

LGA to Begin Upstream West Brook Restoration Project

September 12th, 2012 · Comments Off

A long section of West Brook, a major tributary to Lake George, was damaged last year by Tropical Storm Irene. The LGA will begin a project this fall to stabilize and restore the streambank. This fall the Lake George Association will begin a project to stabilize a long section of streambank in the village of [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

Remembering September 11th

September 11th, 2012 · Comments Off

On September 11, 2001, I was about three miles from the Pentagon going through some training that the company I worked for had sent me to. I was in a computer lab, learning some new software and on a break around 10:00 a.m. someone said that a plane had flown into the one of the [...]

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Tags: History · International News · National News · NY State

Third Green Gets Removed & Rebuilt in Slightly Different Location

September 10th, 2012 · Comments Off

The third green on the Huletts golf course, was recently rebuilt in a slightly different location. Over the last few days, the third green on the golf course has been moved and rebuilt. This was necessitated by a tree’s roots growing into the original third hole. That tree is part of the fourth fairway. What [...]

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Tags: The Landing

Director’s Cut – James Brown music video – It’s Man’s Man’s Man’s World

September 9th, 2012 · Comments Off

Congratulations to Xavier Fauthoux, who is the Grand Prize winner of the 2012 Music Video Challenge. In celebration of the James Brown catalogue being re-released on iTunes in May, and the re-issuing of the classic James Brown Live at the Apollo album later this year, Saatchi & Saatchi in association with Universal Music Enterprises, the [...]

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Tags: Casino Fun

Saturday Quote

September 8th, 2012 · Comments Off

“This letter will, to you, be as one from the dead. The writer will be in the grave before you can weigh its counsels. Your affectionate and excellent father has requested that I would address to you something which might possibly have a favorable influence on the course of life you have to run, and [...]

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Tags: History