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Entries from September 2014

Lake George Association Partnering with Lake George Park Commission for Comprehensive Recreation Study of the Lake

September 30th, 2014 · Comments Off

Boaters enjoy Lake George. The Lake George Association is partnering with the Lake George Park Commission (LGPC) for a 2015 Recreation Study of the Lake. This project will be an update to the 2005 Recreation Study that was completed now a decade ago, and will provide a better understanding of the current conditions on the [...]

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Tags: Lake George · Our Neighbors · The Landing

NFL Network Series Focuses on NY Giants

September 30th, 2014 · Comments Off

Tonight (Tuesday) at 9 p.m., the NFL Network will be premiering the first episode in a four-part series called Finding Giants. There will be a new episode every Tuesday through October 21. The show is a must-see for New York football fans, providing viewers a behind-the-scenes look at the front office of the Giants and [...]

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Tags: Casino Fun · NY State

Margot Kapusinski Raising Funds for Hungry Children

September 29th, 2014 · Comments Off

Margot Kapusinski has started a virtual fund drive to help hungry children in New Jersey. My niece, Margot Kapusinski, has started a virtual food drive with the goal of $1,000 by December 31st. She is almost half way to her goal. Here is the link to her fundraising page. In addition, she has partnered with [...]

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Tags: Our Neighbors · The Landing

Lake Champlain- Lake George Regional Planning Board 2013 Annual Report

September 28th, 2014 · Comments Off

I recently received in the mail, the 2013 Annual Report for the Lake Champlain – Lake George Regional Planning Board. This organization operates a number of revolving loan fund programs provided by the US Department of Commerce and Department of Agriculture. The brochure details the companies that the Board loaned money to locally and a [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · Lake George · National News · The Landing · Washington County

Whitehall Transfer Station Reopens on Wednesdays

September 28th, 2014 · Comments Off

Town Supervisor, George Gang, recently informed me,that the Whitehall transfer station, operated by Earth Waste & Metal, is now again open on Wednesdays from 8:00 am to 12 Noon.

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Tags: The Landing · Washington County · Whitehall

Mystery Marker Continued

September 26th, 2014 · Comments Off

Many thanks to Pat Peterson who forwarded the following links in response to my recent post. A link to a similar marker up for auction. Some information on the Webster-Ashburton Treaty. A search regarding the Webster-Ashburton Treaty.

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Tags: History · NY State · The Environment · The Landing

Dresden October Meeting Agenda

September 26th, 2014 · Comments Off

The agenda for the October Town of Dresden Board meeting has been posted here: http://www.townofdresdenny.com/meetings.html

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Tags: The Landing

New Board Members Join LGLC

September 23rd, 2014 · Comments Off

The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) welcomes three new members to its Board of Directors: Ed Becker, DVM, Elizabeth Guest, and Elizabeth Meigher. Ed Becker Ed Becker, DVM, is a recently retired veterinarian who built and founded The Animal Hospital P.C. in Slingerlands, NY. Dr. Becker’s interest in wildlife rehabilitation began as a young veterinarian, [...]

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Tags: Lake George · Our Neighbors · Technical Updates

Casino Fun Begins Here

September 22nd, 2014 · Comments Off

I stand in front of the Anheuser-Busch Brewery Tour Center in St. Louis, Missouri. This past weekend, while Lynn was speaking at a conference in St. Louis, I was able to spend a few hours sightseeing. Our beer connoisseurs will know that St. Louis is the home to Anheuser-Busch. The beer brewing process is indeed [...]

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Tags: Casino Fun

Mystery Marker Continued

September 17th, 2014 · Comments Off

In regards to my previous post entitled: The Mystery of the 1842 Marker, located at: http://blog.hulettsonlakegeorge.com/index.php/archives/1387, Huletts Current reader, Mark Bessert, came across a similar marker in Connecticut described here: http://www.alpsroads.net/www/nh/conn/

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Tags: History · The Landing

LGA Receives Froehlich Foundation Funding for Over Two Decades of Lake Protection

September 16th, 2014 · Comments Off

Lake George Association has been awarded a grant of $379,200 for lake-saving initiatives from the Helen V. Froehlich Foundation. This is the LGA’s twenty-first consecutive award from the Froehlich Foundation. This grant award will provide $143,200 toward lake saving projects, $56,000 toward education and outreach programs, and $180,000 toward lake quality programs, including invasive species [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Landing

Now For Some History: 2001

September 15th, 2014 · Comments Off

Now is about the time of year that a moose showed up in Huletts in 2001. Many people don’t believe me when I tell them this, but thanks to Larry Nash, here are two pictures from thirteen years ago. (Click images to see full-scale.)

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Tags: History · The Landing

Earth Waste & Metal Cuts Whitehall Transfer Station Hours

September 14th, 2014 · Comments Off

From the Earth, Waste & Metal website: IMPORTANT: Starting the week of September 15th, we will only be open Saturdays from 8-4

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Tags: The Landing · Washington County · Whitehall

LGLC Announces Completed Conservation Projects, Changes Ahead

September 13th, 2014 · Comments Off

The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) has had a banner year so far, and anticipates more to come before its end. In the past nine months, LGLC has protected 462 acres of Lake George watershed lands through partnerships, purchases, donations and conservation easements, and is working on plans to protect over 750 acres in the [...]

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Tags: Lake George · Our Neighbors · The Environment