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Entries from June 2013

A Tree Frog

June 29th, 2013 · Comments Off

I saw this cute little tree frog on my way to the Post Office this morning and was amazed at its camouflaging. Click image to see larger view.

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Tags: Local Wildlife

Lake George to be Monitored by IBM Supercomputer

June 28th, 2013 · Comments Off

An unprecedented project to turn New York’s Lake George into the “smartest lake in the world” is being launched and will monitor the lake from its sun-dappled shores to its dark depths in hopes of keeping the Adirondack attraction pristine. Read about it here. Hat Tip to Kathy McNelis for the link.

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

Deborah Starr Shannon Exhibition

June 27th, 2013 · Comments Off

Exhibition of Watercolors, Acrylics, and Collages Saturday, June 29th to Friday, July 19th Huletts Gallery at the Friends of Historic Huletts Landing Wine & Cheese Reception Saturday, June 29th 5-7 pm Gallery Open Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 10:00 am to noon and by appointment with the artist: 499-0039

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Tags: The Landing

Now For Some History: 1945

June 26th, 2013 · Comments Off

Huey Belden stands in front of the ice delivery truck in Huletts Landing sometime in the 1940′s. The picture above was given to me by Mr. Larry Nash. It shows Huey Belden in the 1940′s in front of his converted Packard, which had two compartments. On one side, ice was stored for delivery and on [...]

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Tags: History

LGA Partners with The Hyde Collection for My Summer Place Exhibit

June 25th, 2013 · Comments Off

This summer the Lake George Association (LGA) is partnering with The Hyde Collection on the exhibit Modern Nature: Georgia O’Keefe and Lake George. The exhibit which opened on June 15th explores the formative influence of Lake George on the art and life of Georgia O’Keefe. The exhibit will present a selection of fifty-eight paintings from [...]

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Tags: History · Lake George

Wild Turkey on Top of Mountain

June 24th, 2013 · Comments Off

Better watch out, Thanksgiving will be here soon!

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Tags: Local Wildlife · The Landing

Berry/Clayton Wedding Takes Place in Huletts

June 23rd, 2013 · Comments Off

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Clayton arrive at the Huletts Casino for their reception after getting married in the Mountain Grove Memorial Church on Saturday. Sometimes dreams do come true. Growing up, Annie Berry always wanted to get married in Huletts. Well that’s what happened on Saturday as she and Tommy Clayton were married in the [...]

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Tags: Casino Fun · Our Neighbors · The Landing

Announcing Frances Barber-Hebert’s 100th Birthday

June 22nd, 2013 · Comments Off

Frances Barber-Hebert (center child) with her parents and siblings circa 1916. Frances Barber – Hebert’s 100th Birthday! Saturday, July 6th 1PM to 4PM Dresden Fire House 14092 State Route 22 Clemons, NY Please bring a dish to share, drinks of your preference, Extra lawn chairs and spare time! Help make Frances’ Special Day a Memorable [...]

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Tags: Our Neighbors · The Landing

Spruce Mountain Views

June 21st, 2013 · Comments Off

A picture from Spruce Mountain looking south across the lake. Huletts Landing is on the left. Huletts Current reader, Sam Knaus, emailed me these pictures from a hike he took up Spruce Mountain earlier this week. While Black Mountain is perhaps better known, Spruce Mountain also offers some spectacular views of Lake George. Sam hiked [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment · The Landing

Explore Fort Ticonderoga on Land and Water

June 20th, 2013 · Comments Off

The 2013 Fort Ticonderoga Season includes new battlefield hiking trail and canoe rentals. Carl Heilman photo. For the first time ever, visitors to Fort Ticonderoga will be able to explore one of America’s most significant historic sites on water and land. The new recreational activities will highlight Fort Ticonderoga’s rich historic landscape. A new interpretive [...]

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Tags: Ticonderoga

Work Goes on in June

June 19th, 2013 · Comments Off

Many times people ask; “What goes on when the summer crowds aren’t around?” Well the short answer is: work goes on all the time. Here the sunny weather allowed a dock to be repaired. Click on picture to see full-scale.

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Tags: The Landing

Seagull Nest on Lake George

June 16th, 2013 · Comments Off

Some seagulls with some recently hatched chicks. Seen between Huletts and Bolton. Click image to see larger picture.

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Tags: Lake George · Local Wildlife · The Landing

The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe & Washington County

June 16th, 2013 · Comments Off

Historically, there’s always been some type of chatter about locating a gambling casino somewhere on Lake George. This year Governor Cuomo has proposed four new gaming casinos throughout upstate New York. You can read more about the Governor’s ideas in the Albany Times Union. What is interesting to note is that both Warren and Essex [...]

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Tags: Washington County

2013 Huletts Directory Now Available

June 16th, 2013 · Comments Off

The 2013 Huletts Directory is now available. Get the latest up-to-date addresses, phone numbers and PO Boxes of your Huletts neighbors. Cost: $10.00 Proceeds go to the Women’s Guild of the Mountain Grove Memorial Church and the Chapel of the Assumption. Call: Louise Davidson – 499-2427 or Kathleen or Marguerite Fredrick – 499-2867

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Tags: The Landing