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Entries from December 2012

Adios 2012

December 31st, 2012 · Comments Off

Here’s wishing everyone a very healthy and joyous 2013. I saw this in a church bulletin and thought it worth sharing. It is also time for New Year’s resolutions. In light of the recent tragedy in Newtown, CT, can we examine our consciences daily as to aggressive words/actions; can we consider watching or supporting less [...]

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Bits of Everything

December 30th, 2012 · Comments Off

Ship in the Park: Valuable Relic Fox News has a story about the ship on the grounds of the Skenesborough Museum. Vermonter, Lindsey Jacobellis, Back on the Snow ESPN has an update on Vermont resident, Lindsey Jacobellis, whose torn ACL at the X Games ended her season early last year. New Craze Hits Lake Tahoe [...]

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Tags: Our Neighbors · Ticonderoga · Whitehall

A Winter Walk

December 29th, 2012 · Comments Off

My brother, sister-in-law, and niece, Margot Kapusinski, stopped by yesterday and before it was too late went for a walk. If you’ve never been in Huletts in the winter, what is most noticeable is the stillness. Here are three pictures which capture the mood of the day. These pictures were taken on Friday. Today, it [...]

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Tags: The Environment · The Landing

Top News Stor(ies) of Huletts: 2012

December 28th, 2012 · Comments Off

Since I’ve been writing here on the Huletts Current, I’ve gotten in the habit of posting what I consider to be the top news story of Huletts Landing from the past year. This year, I’ve named three stories as “co-top stories” of Huletts for 2012. Let me explain. As I went through the posts for [...]

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Tags: The Landing

Merry Christmas: 2012

December 25th, 2012 · Comments Off

Adoration of the Shepard’s Nicolas Poussin – 1633 National Gallery of London (Click for full-scale.) I wanted to take this opportunity to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a happy and healthy holiday season.

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Tags: History · Our Neighbors

Ballantynes Celebrate 70th Anniversary

December 23rd, 2012 · Comments Off

Mr. and Mrs. Ballantyne, photographed here in 1945, after Mr. Ballantyne returned from World War II. Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Reginald Ballantyne who today celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary. The Ballantyne’s are well known throughout Huletts, having originally vacationed at the Hulett Hotel in the 1950′s. Throughout their many years on Lake George, the [...]

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Tags: Our Neighbors · The Landing

Capital District’s Economic Council Grants Awarded

December 22nd, 2012 · Comments Off

This past week, the Governor’s economic development grants were announced for the different regions of the state. Washington and Warren Counties were included with the Capital District’s economic council’s grant winners. Some notable local recipients: Village of Lake George (with project partners): $750,000 to construct elements of the Charles R. Wood Park including: a children’s [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · Lake George · Washington County

Jimmy Fallon, Mariah Carey & The Roots: “All I Want For Christmas Is You”

December 21st, 2012 · Comments Off

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Tags: Casino Fun

Gettsyburg 1863: Washington County’s Heroic Fight

December 19th, 2012 · Comments Off

Survivors of the 123 NY Volunteers at the dedication of their monument at Gettysburg, PA on September 4, 1888. (25 years after the battle of Gettysburg.) The monument as it looks today. The 123rd was comprised of volunteers from Washington County, NY including the towns of Dresden and Whitehall. (The 150th anniversary of the battle [...]

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Tags: History · Washington County

And the Tractor on Drums

December 18th, 2012 · Comments Off

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New Vermont Wild Book Released

December 17th, 2012 · Comments Off

Recently, I had the chance to interview Megan Price. Megan is the author of the Vermont Wild series and has just released a new book in the collection. Many of her stories focus on western Rutland County which is just over the New York border. Below is my interview with her. Could you tell us [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · Our Neighbors

Saturday Quote

December 15th, 2012 · Comments Off

And they brought unto him also infants, that he would touch them: but when his disciples saw it, they rebuked them. But Jesus called them unto him, and said, Suffer little children to come unto me, and forbid them not: for of such is the kingdom of God. Verily I say unto you, Whosoever shall [...]

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Statement by the President on the School Shooting in Newtown, CT

December 14th, 2012 · Comments Off

THE PRESIDENT: This afternoon, I spoke with Governor Malloy and FBI Director Mueller. I offered Governor Malloy my condolences on behalf of the nation, and made it clear he will have every single resource that he needs to investigate this heinous crime, care for the victims, counsel their families. We’ve endured too many of these [...]

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Tags: National News

Where in the World …… Am I?

December 14th, 2012 · Comments Off

The Today Show has a reoccurring segment entitled: Where in the World is Matt Lauer? Well today, I am off somewhere doing a story that I will post later next week. It’s been slow lately so if you want to guess where I might be, you can send me an email or use the contact [...]

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