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Entries from August 2014

Bits of Everything

August 31st, 2014 · Comments Off

Adirondack Almanack: Organizations Seek Alternatives to Road Salt Post Star: Dispute with Rail Company Block’s Putnam’s Access to Lake Champlain Manchester Newspapers: Changes Abound in Whitehall as School Year Begins The Free George: How White-Nosed Syndrome is Affecting Bats in Upstate New York The Daily Beast: Meet the Beer Bottle Dictator

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Tags: Adirondacks · Casino Fun · Lake George · Our Neighbors · Washington County · Whitehall

Saturday Quote

August 30th, 2014 · Comments Off

“It was a wonderful, chaotic universe of clashing colors, temperaments and emotions, of brave deeds performed sometimes against odds seemingly insuperable, mixed with mean and shameful acts of pure skullduggery, cheapness, snide tricks, filth and greed, moments of sheer sweet courage and magnificence when the flame of the human spirit and the will to triumph [...]

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Lake George Man Swimming the Lake to Raise Awareness, Funds for Colon Cancer

August 26th, 2014 · Comments Off

Andrew Hudon practicing for his Lake George planned swim. Some people can’t quit. Like Lake George man Andrew Hudon who is swimming the length of Lake George over the weekend of Sept. 6-7 to raise awareness and funds for cancer, an event called Ripple Effect. He will begin in Ticonderoga, NY and swim the 32-miles [...]

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Tags: Lake George · Our Neighbors · The Landing

Lake George Land Conservancy Earns National Recognition

August 25th, 2014 · Comments Off

South-facing view over Lake George from Cook Mountain in Ticonderoga taken during the Lake George Land Conservancy’s signature annual event, the Hike-A-Thon. Cook Mountain was LGLC’s first land donation and public preserve. Photo copyright Carl Heilman, II/Wild Visions, Inc. The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) has achieved land trust accreditation from the Land Trust Accreditation [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

Art Auction Well Attended

August 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

The Friends of Historic Huletts Landing Art Auction on Saturday night drew a crowd. The Friends of Historic Huletts Landing annual art auction was well attended this past Saturday night. Many came out to support the FHHL while looking at the art contributed by local artists. While most of the art was sold on Saturday, [...]

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Labor Day Picnic Info

August 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014 – Starting At Noon All Welcome For A Full Day Of Fun, Food & Drink, Games, Raffles, Children’s Talent Show, & More Each Family Is Asked To Bring A Dish To The Picnic And/Or A Bottle Of Cheer For The Raffle Baskets Door Prize: 32” Hdtv Raffle Prizes: 2 Hdtvs, Kayak, [...]

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Great Day Trip: Norman Rockwell Museum of Vermont

August 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

The Norman Rockwell Museum of Vermont is located in Rutland. One short day trip from Huletts Landing is the Norman Rockwell Museum of Vermont located in Rutland. The famous American artist, Norman Rockwell, known for his covers of the Saturday Evening Post, moved to Vermont in 1939 where his work began to reflect small-town life. [...]

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Tags: Casino Fun · History

LGA Past President Announces Intent to Give $1M to Help Sustain Organization For Future

August 22nd, 2014 · Comments Off

At the LGA’s 129th Annual Meeting, J. Buckley Bryan, Jr., long-time Lake George Association member and twice past president has announced his plan to donate $1 million over the next few years, but he doesn’t want to be the only one giving. “The Lake George Association has been around for almost 130 years, and I’m [...]

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Tags: Lake George · Our Neighbors

The Water Certainly is Clear

August 21st, 2014 · Comments Off

Picture of a fish swimming in the water this past week.

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Tags: Local Wildlife · The Environment

Acclaimed Artists to Perform August 30th at Mountain Grove Memorial Church

August 20th, 2014 · Comments Off

I’m pleased to announce that on Saturday August 30th at 7 pm, the Mountain Grove Memorial Church will host a concert by two world acclaimed artists; Findlay Cockrell and Lincoln Mayorga. (This is a change from a former date.) You will not want to miss this event! This event will be a fundraiser for a [...]

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HLVFD’s Dual Event: “Santa’s Visit” and “Fire House Re-dedication”

August 18th, 2014 · Comments Off

The Huletts Landing Fire House was dedicated to Arthur Borin this past Saturday. On Saturday, the Huletts Landing Volunteer Fire Department conducted dual events …”Santa comes to Huletts” and the “Re-dedication of the Firehouse” to the Company’s former President, the late Arthur (Art) Borin. The Huletts Landing community was treated to an outstanding performance of [...]

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Dresden Has a Website: www.TownOfDresdenNY.com

August 15th, 2014 · Comments Off

A screenshot of Dresden’s new website. Dresden officially entered the digital age this past Monday with the launching of the new town website: http://www.TownOfDresdenNY.com The site, which has been in the works for a few months, has descriptions of popular places to visit in the town, a list of town officials with contact information, a [...]

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Meet Gentry Stein 2014 Yo-Yo Champion

August 14th, 2014 · Comments Off

Here is 18 year old Californian Gentry Stein from the 2014 WYYC2014 yo-yo championship. Give it up for American youth who dominated the event!

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Tags: Casino Fun · National News

Email to the Editor

August 13th, 2014 · Comments Off

Thanx for the photo of the young man by Laocoon. I’m using it in my class to show perspective. So many other tourist shots look too touristy. Yours was terrific! Ellen Burns University of Albany Editor’s Note: You made my day because I’m the young man in the photo, albeit a few years ago. I’m [...]

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