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Entries from April 2013

Warren County Celebrates 200 Years

April 30th, 2013 · Comments Off

Learn about Warren County’s Bicentennial at the new website: http://warrenny200.org On March 12, 1813, the legislators of the State of New York, recognizing the expanding settlements occurring from the banks of the Hudson, to the shores of beautiful Lake George, and well into our scenic Adirondack Mountains, signed into law a bill that would remove [...]

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Tags: Lake George · Our Neighbors

Now For Some History: 1941

April 29th, 2013 · Comments Off

I received the above picture from Don Bennet who had this to say about it. “(Here’s) a snap shot of me in front of “Happy Hour” beach. Those truly were the happy hours of my early days with thanks to the Wyatts, Lake George and the Huletts gang.” Update: I originally had the date of [...]

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Tags: History · The Landing

Saturday Quote

April 27th, 2013 · Comments Off

“Be like the bird who, pausing in her flight awhile on boughs too slight, feels them give way beneath her, and yet sings, knowing she hath wings.” Victor Hugo

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Tags: Our Neighbors

FHHL Releases Summer Gallery Exhibits

April 26th, 2013 · Comments Off

The Friends of Historic Huletts Landing (FHHL) has released their summer Gallery exhibits for 2013. All events are at the FHHL Gallery (old firehouse). Please consider coming to an event this summer and supporting the arts in Huletts. June 29 to July 19 -Debbie Shannon – Water colors. Opening reception, June 29, 5-7 pm. July [...]

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Tags: History · The Landing

Special Announcement: Cat and Thomas Mountains are now part of the Adirondack Forest Preserve

April 24th, 2013 · Comments Off

DEC Commissioner Joe Martens announces New York’s purchase of the 1,882-acre Cat and Thomas Mountains from the Lake George Land Conservancy. (Sarah Hoffman Photo.) During a press conference held this morning at the top of Prospect Mountain in Lake George, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe Martens announced the State’s purchase [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · Lake George · The Environment

Now For Some History: Late 1960′s

April 24th, 2013 · Comments Off

The Ticonderoga off of Huletts in the late 1960′s. Many thanks to Mark Stanton for providing the above picture from his collection. Click on image to see full-scale.

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Tags: History · Lake George

State Approves Electricity Transmission Line

April 20th, 2013 · Comments Off

The portion of a new high voltage power cable (as seen in red) that is proposed from the U.S.-Canadian border to New York City is planned to run underground through the Town of Dresden. (Click image to see full scale.) The state Public Service Commission on Thursday approved the high-capacity electricity transmission line that will [...]

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Tags: NY State · The Landing

Amtrak and Fort Ticonderoga Partner in 2013

April 20th, 2013 · Comments Off

View of the Fort Ticonderoga. Carl Heilman photo. Fort Ticonderoga and Amtrak have partnered for a second year to connect people traveling between New York City and Montreal to one of the nation’s oldest and most significant historic sites, Fort Ticonderoga. Amtrak will offer one free companion rail fare with the purchase of one regular [...]

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Tags: Ticonderoga

President Obama’s Statement on the Boston Bombers

April 20th, 2013 · Comments Off

“One thing we do know is that whatever hateful agenda drove these men to such heinous acts will not — cannot — prevail. Whatever they thought they could ultimately achieve, they’ve already failed. They failed because the people of Boston refused to be intimidated. They failed because, as Americans, we refused to be terrorized. They [...]

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Tags: International News · National News

11th Annual Rachael Ray Benefit Show Big Success

April 17th, 2013 · Comments Off

Cupcakes donated by the Lake George Baking Company at the 11th Annual Rachael Ray Benefit Show. The 11th Annual Rachael Ray Benefit Scholarship Show was a big success. 530 admission tickets were sold. Special guests included Rachael’s Mom and family members, Joq Quintal and Family from Oscar’s Smokehouse (a local company that Rachael adores), several [...]

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Tags: Lake George

Off-Season Work Continues

April 16th, 2013 · Comments Off

Some people don’t know the amount of off-season work that goes on in Huletts. This past week the barroom floor of the Casino was redone. Click image to see larger scale.

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Tags: Casino Fun · The Landing

Tuesday’s Technical Problems

April 13th, 2013 · Comments Off

On Tuesday, you may have noticed that the Huletts Current went down. This was caused by a widespread attack on WordPress login pages. The attack was a large one (hundreds of hits a second to many WordPress sites spread across the Internet). At that point, the fastest solution was to drop all traffic to the [...]

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Tags: Technical Updates

Saturday Quote

April 13th, 2013 · Comments Off

Today’s Saturday Quote is a video entitled “Words Matter” from some young members of TheJoyTeam.org.

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Tags: Casino Fun · Our Neighbors

Rare French & Indian War Musket Donated to Fort Ticonderoga

April 10th, 2013 · Comments Off

Wilson Musket, Fort Ticonderoga Museum Collection. Through the keen eye of a museum supporter and generosity of an important donor, a rare British musket that may have seen use at Fort Ticonderoga has recently joined the museum’s collection enabling Fort Ticonderoga to more completely interpret the site’s remarkable history. Fort Ticonderoga’s Curator of Collections, Christopher [...]

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Tags: History · Ticonderoga