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Entries from May 2013

Fort Ticonderoga Presents Scots Day Event June 15

May 31st, 2013 · Comments Off

Fort Ticonderoga presents its annual Scots Day on June 15th. Fort Ticonderoga will present the Sixth Annual Scots Day on Saturday, June 15. The commemoration of Scottish heritage and their significant contributions to 18th-century North American history runs from 9:30 am to 5 pm. Tour the Scottish Clan tents and vendors to discover more about [...]

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Tags: Ticonderoga

Sights from Memorial Day

May 28th, 2013 · Comments Off

Now that the clouds have gone away, here are some shots from Memorial Day.

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Tags: The Landing

Dresden Volunteer Fire Company Update

May 27th, 2013 · Comments Off

I received the letter below from Alan Bascue, Fire Chief of the Dresden Volunteer Fire Company. If you can make it, their annual chicken barbecue is Saturday, June 1st. Click on image to read full-scale.

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Tags: Our Neighbors · The Landing

Memorial Day: 2013

May 27th, 2013 · Comments Off

To all those who have served, and their families who have sacrificed, we say thank you. From CNN:

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Weekend Quote

May 26th, 2013 · Comments Off

“It’s the worst Memorial Day weekend weather I have ever seen in Huletts.” Huletts resident on this weekend’s windy, cold, rainy, weather.

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Tags: Our Neighbors · The Environment

Round the Lake in 80 Days

May 23rd, 2013 · Comments Off

The Lake George Land Conservancy is sponsoring a unique challenge this summer to see different parts of Lake George. The Round the Lake Challenge in 80 days (RTL) are guided outings from June 3 to August 21. You can participate in as many as you’d like, all summer long. These outings are free for LGLC [...]

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School District Vote Results

May 22nd, 2013 · Comments Off

Yesterday’s voting for a member of the school board resulted in Dresden’s Frank Barber being elected with 137 votes. The budget for the 2013-2014 school year passed with 137 “yes” votes and 24 “no” votes. There were 164 total voters and 1 absentee ballot.

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Tags: The Landing · Whitehall

Volunteer Fire Department News

May 21st, 2013 · Comments Off

If you’re in Huletts for the weekend, stop by the firehouse on Saturday May 25 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for a family book fair. Proceeds benefit the fire department for safety equipment. Judy Smith is on the eve of completing the long grueling training as our certified EMT. Another mutual aid drill with [...]

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Tags: Our Neighbors · The Landing

Clemons Post Office Now Open Only 2 Hours Per Day

May 21st, 2013 · Comments Off

The Clemons Post Office. Somehow I missed this, but the Clemons Post Office went to a two hour per day schedule in March 2013. It is now open from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. daily. While this is a big change for our neighbors in Clemons at least the post office remains open. It had [...]

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Tags: Our Neighbors · The Landing · Washington County

School Budget & Board Vote: Tuesday

May 20th, 2013 · Comments Off

The vote on the school budget and the one open seat on the school board takes place from noon to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, May 21st.

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Tags: The Landing · Whitehall

Interview with Dresden’s Frank Barber, School Board Candidate

May 20th, 2013 · Comments Off

This year there is one open seat on the Board of Education. Dresden’s Frank Barber is the only candidate running for this seat. I contacted Mr. Barber and below are his answers to my questions. These questions are entirely my own and hopefully you will get a better sense of who the candidate is after [...]

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Tags: The Landing · Whitehall

Dam Cleaned

May 19th, 2013 · Comments Off

Many thanks to the members of the Huletts Landing Property Owners Civic Association and Jay Vanderplaat for completing the clean-out of the old-hotel dam this past week. The last time the dam was cleaned out was many years ago. Sand, sediment and stones had built up along one side. Work was done with the DEC’s [...]

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Tags: The Environment · The Landing

Honor American Armed Forces at America’s Fort

May 18th, 2013 · Comments Off

Fort Ticonderoga plans special Memorial Day events. Join Fort Ticonderoga on Memorial Day, May 27, to salute the service of the armed forces of the United States on the very grounds where so many American soldiers fought and sacrificed. Parade into Fort Ticonderoga behind the Fife and Drum Corps during a special program at 11 [...]

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Tags: Ticonderoga

School Board Releases Proposed 2013-2014 Budget

May 14th, 2013 · Comments Off

Last night the Whitehall school board presented the 2013 -2014 school budget that will go before the voters next week. The board has adopted a total budget of $13,733,985 that calls for a 2.19 percent increase in the tax levy. The district also received $418,000 more in state aid than it did last year. This [...]

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Tags: The Landing · Whitehall