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News & Opinion About Huletts Landing, N.Y.

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Entries from June 2014

Dresden Town Board Meeting Announcement

June 28th, 2014 · Comments Off

The next Dresden Town Board Meeting will be held on July 14, 2014, at 7:00 PM, in the Huletts Fire House on Cty, Route 6.

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Tags: The Landing

Lloyd Ballantyne Flies Western Skies in World War II Training Bi-Plane

June 27th, 2014 · Comments Off

Lloyd Ballantyne in the front seat of a WWII training bi-plane. Lloyd Ballantyne (son of Peter & Angela Ballantyne and grandson of Buck & Connie Ballantyne), recently graduated from high school in San Diego, CA. For his graduation, one of the paralyzed veterans that Lloyd assists with race cars gave him the gift of this [...]

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Tags: Casino Fun · Our Neighbors

Music, Soda Fountain Opening and Rain

June 26th, 2014 · Comments Off

Keanen Stark plays the harmonica in the Casino on Wednesday night. His case of harmonica’s sits on the chair in front. (Click picture to see full-scale.) After a full day of torrential rain yesterday, my brother Al had a closed door music jam in the Casino where his friends, family and musicians of all abilities [...]

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Tags: Casino Fun

Statewide Aquatic Invasive Species Legislation Headed to the Governor’s Office

June 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

Legislation authorizing the DEC to develop regulations to have boaters make sure their boat is clean, drained, and dry is heading to Governor Cuomo. Late last week, legislation passed in both houses right at the close of this year’s session that will help prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species (AIS) across the state. The [...]

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Tags: Lake George · NY State · The Environment

It’s Not Easy Being Green

June 23rd, 2014 · Comments Off

A little creature I encountered on a walk today.

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Tags: Local Wildlife · The Environment · The Landing

Email to the Editor

June 19th, 2014 · Comments Off

Dear parishioners, As you know, our new Bishop Edward Scharfenberger is visiting this weekend. Originally, he had planned to be at all four Masses, with a reception for him at Huletts Landing on Saturday evening. However, just yesterday (Monday), I received a call from him, apologizing that because of an unforeseen scheduling conflict, he can [...]

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Tags: The Landing · Washington County · Whitehall

Work Progressing on Route 149 and Route 4 Intersection in Fort Ann

June 19th, 2014 · Comments Off

The intersection of Routes 4 & 149 in Fort Ann. (Looking north.) If you come to Huletts Landing through Fort Ann, work is progressing on widening and improving the intersection of Routes 4 & 149 in Fort Ann. From the NY State Dept of Transportation website: “This project will repave and make intersection improvements at [...]

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Tags: Washington County

LGA’s Summer Gala to Include Auction of Mad Men Art

June 18th, 2014 · Comments Off

A painting featured on ‘Mad Men’ (Season 4 Episode 12 “Blowing Smoke”), will be auctioned at the Lake George Association’s Summer Gala. The Lake George Association’s Summer Gala is Friday July 11th at the Inn at Erlowest. Every summer this event helps raise funds to support the LGA’s ongoing lake-saving projects and programs. This year’s [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · Casino Fun · Lake George · NY State · Our Neighbors · The Environment

Family Dollar Store in Whitehall to Close

June 18th, 2014 · Comments Off

The Family Dollar store in Whitehall will be closing soon. Recently, Family Dollar announced a consolidation that would close a number of its stores nationwide. Under this plan, the Whitehall store is one of the stores slated to close. July 1st is the latest date that the store will remain open according to a store [...]

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Tags: Washington County · Whitehall

Morning Surprise

June 17th, 2014 · Comments Off

I went outside this morning and almost tripped on this turtle which appeared to be sitting on its eggs. It looks like its shell has a break in it and the pictures capture a bit of its tail, which is very reptilian. (Click images to see full-scale.) Not wanting to disturb it any further, I [...]

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Tags: Local Wildlife

Dresden Update

June 15th, 2014 · Comments Off

The July meeting of the Dresden Town Board will be held on July 14th at the Huletts Landing Fire House at 7:00 pm. There will also be a Town Wide Garage Sale on July 19th and 20th.

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Tags: The Landing

Town Crier Bulletin Board Moved Near Gallery

June 14th, 2014 · Comments Off

The “Town Crier” bulletin board’s new location near the Huletts Landing Gallery. Recently the “Town Crier” bulletin board was relocated from its location near the Huletts Landing Post Office to a new location next to the Huletts Landing Gallery (the old firehouse). So if you want to check out the announcements around town, remember to [...]

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Historic First: Mercury Passes in Front of the Sun, as Seen From Mars

June 11th, 2014 · Comments Off

NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover has captured the planet Mercury passing in front of the sun, visible as a faint darkening that moves across the face of the sun. This is the first transit of the sun by a planet observed from any planet other than Earth, and also the first imaging of Mercury from Mars. [...]

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Tags: International News

Catholic Bishop of Albany to Visit Huletts

June 10th, 2014 · Comments Off

Roman Catholic Bishop of Albany, Edward B. Scharfenberger, D.D., will visit Huletts Landing, Saturday June 21st. I’m pleased to announce that the Roman Catholic Bishop of Albany, Edward B. Scharfenberger, D.D., will visit Huletts Landing, on Saturday June 21st. He will celebrate Mass in the Chapel of the Assumption at 6:00 pm and will be [...]

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Tags: The Landing