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Entries from May 2014

Volunteer Fire Department News

May 31st, 2014 · Comments Off

This past week I received the Huletts Landing Volunteer Fire Company’s newsletter and fund drive letter which I share here. It contains a few dates that you might want to mark on your calendar. Please remember to support the Huletts Landing Volunteer Fire Department. They do much in in the interest of public safety. While [...]

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Saturday Quote

May 31st, 2014 · Comments Off

“I believe that there is one story in the world, and only one, that has frightened and inspired us, so that we live in a Pearl White serial of continuing thought and wonder. Humans are caught – in their lives, in their thoughts, in their hungers and ambitions, in their avarice and cruelty, and in [...]

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Acclaimed Artists to Perform August 16th at Mountain Grove Memorial Church

May 28th, 2014 · Comments Off

I’m pleased to announce that on August 16th, the Mountain Grove Memorial Church will host a concert by two world acclaimed artists; Findlay Cockrell and Lincoln Mayorga. This event will be a fundraiser for a new piano for the church. Tickets are $25 each and can be purchased from Bruce or Sue Young, Arnie Galbraith [...]

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Tags: Our Neighbors · The Landing

Margot Kapusinski Finalist in SNY Kidcaster Contest

May 27th, 2014 · Comments Off

Margot Kapusinski, pictured here in the the SNY studio, was selected as one of ten finalists in the New York Mets Kidcaster contest. My niece, Margot Kapusinski, (daughter of Frank and Doreen) recently got a chance to audition at the SNY studio in New York City as one of ten finalists in the New York [...]

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Tags: Casino Fun · Our Neighbors

Memorial Day: 2014

May 26th, 2014 · Comments Off

“The patriot’s blood is the seed of Freedom’s tree.” -Thomas Campbell

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Tags: History · Our Neighbors

Pictures from the Weekend

May 25th, 2014 · Comments Off

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Tags: The Environment · The Landing

What Are You Doing This Off-Season? U.S. Naval Academy Graduation

May 23rd, 2014 · Comments Off

On Friday, May 23rd, I had the distinct privilege of attending the graduation and commissioning ceremonies of the class of 2014 from the U.S. Naval Academy. In-so-far as this weekend is the Memorial Day weekend, I post below some pictures from the day. (Click all pictures to see full-scale.) The graduating class processing in, captured [...]

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Tags: National News

School District Vote Results

May 21st, 2014 · Comments Off

Yesterday’s vote to choose three members of the school board resulted in Amy Austin and James Huntington winning five-year terms with 257 and 240 respective votes. Jeremy Putorti won a two-year term with 205 votes. Pat Rushia finished in fourth place with 139 votes. The budget for the 2013-2014 school year passed with 206 “yes” [...]

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Tags: The Landing · Whitehall

Board of Education Vote: Tuesday

May 19th, 2014 · Comments Off

Tuesday May 20th is the day of the election to approve the annual school budget, to elect three school board members and to approve or deny increasing a capital reserve fund for future school improvements. I mailed candidate questionnaires to all of the candidates running for the board but, as of this moment, only Pat [...]

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Tags: The Landing · Whitehall

Exhibit at the Lake George Historical Museum Focuses on Lake George Mirror Newspaper

May 18th, 2014 · Comments Off

Among the new exhibits at the Lake George Historical Museum this summer is “The Lake George Mirror: The History of a Newspaper, the Story of a Community.” Established in 1880 , the Lake George Mirror became a medium to promote Lake George as a summer resort in the 1890s. Published to this day, the Mirror [...]

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Tags: History · Lake George

Mandatory Boat Inspections Have Begun

May 15th, 2014 · Comments Off

The first boat being inspected as it enters Lake George at Mossy Point Boat Launch this morning at 8:00 a.m. Today, May 15th, is the first day that the Lake George Park Commission’s Mandatory Boat Inspection and Decontamination Program goes into effect on Lake George. Six Regional Inspection Stations are located around the Lake. Details [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

Interview with Pat Rushia: Candidate for School Board

May 14th, 2014 · Comments Off

Today, I post a candidate interview with Pat Rushia, candidate for the school board. I sent candidate questionnaires to all those running in this year’s election and will post their responses as received. Below are my questions and Ms. Rushia’s responses. Could you please tell us about yourself and why you are running for the [...]

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A View from the Washington County Beach

May 12th, 2014 · Comments Off

A view from the still-closed Washington County Park. (Click picture to see full-scale.)

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Tags: The Landing

Happy Mother’s Day

May 11th, 2014 · Comments Off

Happy Mother’s Day to all the mothers in our community, and on this day we pray for all mothers, living and deceased, those close by and those far away. Gratitude for my Mother Dear Lord, today I turn to you to give you thanks for my mother. With your own gift of life, she bore [...]

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