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Entries from March 2014

Bits of Everything

March 30th, 2014 · Comments Off

Post Star: Whitehall School District Plans to Increase Spending in Budget Proposal Your eyes are not deceiving you. With student enrollment plummeting and test scores lagging, the district is proposing to spend more money next year hiring more employees. The Post Star reports. Buffalo News: Bills at Risk of Being Moved to Larger Market The [...]

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Tags: National News · NY State · The Landing · Washington County · Whitehall

From Google: Way of a Warrant

March 30th, 2014 · Comments Off

Google presents the process of how governments request user online information.

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Tags: International News · National News

Huletts Post Office on POSTPlan: Your Vote Counts

March 29th, 2014 · Comments Off

So you’ve heard that the Huletts Landing Post Office is officially on the POSTPlan. This is the plan that cuts hours at rural post offices. It has been proposed that the Huletts Post Office have it’s hours cut from 8 hrs per day to 4 hrs per day. You think that’s the end of the [...]

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Tags: History

Now For Some History: c. 1870?

March 26th, 2014 · Comments Off

The picture says Elephant Mountain but it looks like Huletts. (Click to see larger image.) Thanks to my brother Al.

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Tags: History · The Environment · The Landing

Harsh Winter Means Late Lake Thaw

March 23rd, 2014 · Comments Off

Even though it is officially Spring, temperatures are expected to be around 0 degrees tonight. This means that Huletts will be at or near record lows for this time of March. Based on these temperatures, what are the projections for the ice cover on Lake George? To begin, the good news. It is Spring and [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

Fun Drone Movie: Superman with a GoPro

March 22nd, 2014 · Comments Off

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Tags: Casino Fun

A Reminder from the LGA & LG Fishing Alliance

March 22nd, 2014 · Comments Off

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

Summer Job Openings with LGLC

March 19th, 2014 · Comments Off

LGLC is accepting applications for two Stewardship Assistant positions, as well as a temporary fill-in for the Communications and Outreach Manager. Lead / Stewardship Assistant Two 12-week positions (June – August) $11 – $13/hr depending on experience Application Deadline Extended: March 29 LGLC’s Stewardship Assistants conduct the daily management and maintenance of LGLC’s preserves and [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

If You See A Turkey

March 15th, 2014 · Comments Off

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Tags: NY State · Washington County

February Dresden Town Board Meeting Minutes

March 15th, 2014 · Comments Off

Here are the minutes of the February 2014 Dresden Town Board meeting. The minutes for any given month are not approved until the next month’s meeting. So these are the minutes from February which were approved in March. The March minutes will not be approved until April and so on.

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Tags: NY State · The Landing

Saturday Quote

March 15th, 2014 · Comments Off

I, Patrick, a sinner, a most simple countryman, the least of all the faithful and most contemptible to many, had for father the deacon Calpurnius, son of the late Potitus, a priest, of the settlement of Bannavem Taburniae; he had a small villa nearby where I was taken captive. I was at that time about [...]

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Tags: History

Blizzard Vulcan Aftermath

March 14th, 2014 · Comments Off

Blizzard Vulcan is over with about 12 inches of snow and lots of wind and cold. These pictures were taken on Thursday, March 13th. (Click images to see full-scale.) Drifts of snow two to three feet high. No bathers today. The wood you see between tennis courts and the lake (by the tree) is the [...]

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Tags: The Environment

Blizzard Vulcan Hits Hard

March 12th, 2014 · Comments Off

The blizzard Vulcan is hitting Huletts hard. (Click image to see full-scale.) Here is a picture taken from the HLPOCA’s beach at 2:30 this afternoon. About 8 – 9 inches of snow has fallen as of 5:00 p.m. Where-oh-where is Spring?

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Tags: The Environment

Agenda for Dresden Town Board: March

March 9th, 2014 · Comments Off

Below is a link to the proposed agenda for the Dresden Town Board meeting this Monday, March 10th. The meeting starts at 7:00 pm. Proposed agenda.

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Tags: The Landing