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Entries from February 2014

He’s Got the Time

February 28th, 2014 · Comments Off

Here’s a great video from The Atlantic, starring Dr. Demetrios Matsakis, Chief Scientist for the U.S. Naval Observatory’s Time Services labs, talking about time.

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Tags: Casino Fun

Name-The-View Fundraiser for Berry Pond

February 27th, 2014 · Comments Off

You could win the right to “name-the-view” in the Lake George Land Conservancy’s (LGLC) fundraiser. (Click image to see full-scale.) The public is invited to participate in the Lake George Land Conservancy’s (LGLC) Name-The-View drawing, a fundraiser for the Berry Pond Preserve in Lake George. One drawing winner will be given the right to name [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

It’s Not Warm and Sunny

February 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

The golf course covered in snow. If you’re looking for some place warm and sunny, it’s definitely not that in Huletts right now.

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Tags: The Environment

Land Conservancy Honors Apperson with Annual Walk on Water

February 23rd, 2014 · Comments Off

Participants walk to Dome Island during the “Walk on Water,” sponsored by the Lake George Land Conservancy and the Dome Island Committee. Thanks to an old-fashioned winter with plenty of snow and ice, the Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) was able to hold its annual Walk on Water on February 15, 2014. Donning snowshoes and [...]

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Tags: Lake George · Our Neighbors

Frozen

February 22nd, 2014 · Comments Off

Frozen ice along Route 22 to Whitehall. I took this picture on Friday in route to Whitehall. The ice had a blue tint to it which I found interesting. (Click image to see full-scale.)

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Tags: The Environment

Deibold Wins Bronze In Snowboardcross

February 18th, 2014 · Comments Off

Alex Deibold, who grew up in nearby Manchester, Vermont, took the Bronze medal today in snowboardcross. Big congrats to #TeamUSA snowboarder @adeibold for winning bronze in #snowboardcross! http://t.co/IyUr3a7wva pic.twitter.com/pGn7oZ6pOw — 12News (@12News) February 18, 2014 You can read about his epic performance on ESPN. This accomplishment is even more remarkable in that four years ago [...]

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Tags: International News · National News · Our Neighbors

Holcomb & Langton Take Bronze in Two-Man Bobsled

February 18th, 2014 · Comments Off

Americans Steven Holcomb and Steve Langton took the Bronze medal today in the two-man bobsled event in Sochi. Langton, the brakeman, resides in Lake Placid, N.Y. Bleacher Report: Steve Holcomb Drives U.S. to Historic Bobsled Medal at Winter Olympics Congrats to @CharlieaWhite & @Meryl_Davis and @StevenHolcomb & @StevenLangton on #Olympic medal moments! #GoTeamUSA pic.twitter.com/YpYr4d5UEx — [...]

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Tags: International News · National News

January Dresden Town Board Meeting Minutes

February 17th, 2014 · Comments Off

Here are the minutes of the January 2014 Dresden Town Board meeting. They encompass both the annual organizational and regular January meetings which were held the same night. The minutes for any given month are not approved until the next month’s meeting. So these are the minutes from January which were approved in February. The [...]

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Tags: The Landing

Mutual Aid Ice Rescue Drill a Success

February 16th, 2014 · Comments Off

A simulated ice rescue drill was done today by the the Huletts Landing Volunteer Fire Department in cooperation with both the Dresden and Whitehall Volunteer Fire Departments. (Click image to see full-scale.) Today, Sunday February 16th, with temperatures around 10 degrees, the Huletts Landing Volunteer Fire Department in cooperation with both the Dresden and Whitehall [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Landing

ESPN: Lindsey Jacobellis from Vermont Falls Short in Olympic Snowboardcross

February 16th, 2014 · Comments Off

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Tags: International News · National News · Our Neighbors

Andrew Weibrecht Takes Silver in Men’s Super G

February 16th, 2014 · Comments Off

Update 2/17: This didn't happen by mistake and by that I mean thank you to everyone who supported me. #Beleiveinus pic.twitter.com/WZcx8kqbXY — Andrew Weibrecht (@a_weibrecht) February 16, 2014 Original Post: Andrew Weibrecht’s 2014 U.S. Olympic Alpine Sking Team Photo Andrew Weibrecht from Lake Placid, N.Y. won the Silver medal in today’s Men’s Super G event [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · International News · National News

Now For Some History: 1959

February 15th, 2014 · Comments Off

A picture taken in September 1959 from the Casino. (Click image to see full-scale.) If you know or can identify any of the people in the picture, please drop me an email.

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Tags: History

Catholic Chapel of the Assumption Interior Renovation in Progress

February 13th, 2014 · Comments Off

The new floor of the Chapel of the Assumption can be seen with all the pews removed for refinishing. (Click image to see full-scale.) Despite the severe winter weather we’re having, work is progressing on the proposed improvements to the Chapel of the Assumption, namely to redo the floor and refinish the pews. Shortly after [...]

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Tags: Our Neighbors · The Landing

Sochi Winter Olympics: Local Athletes Update

February 13th, 2014 · Comments Off

North Country Public Radio: Saranac Lake’s Annelies Cook finishes 54th North Country Public Radio: Demong finishes 24th in Nordic combined

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Tags: International News · National News