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Entries from November 2014

Dresden Town-Wide Christmas Party

November 30th, 2014 · Comments Off

Dresden’s town-wide Christmas Party will take place on December 20th at 1:00 pm, until whenever, in the Dresden town hall. Gifts will be given to all children in attendance and refreshments will be available. Last year there were over 90 adults and children in attendance. Invitations should be mailed to all residences in the next [...]

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Tags: The Landing

Bits of Everything

November 27th, 2014 · Comments Off

The Story Behind The Attempt To Oust the LGPC’s Dave Wick The Adirondack Almanack tells a story of political intrigue. Ticonderoga Area Turns out to Support IP Pipeline The Times of Ti reports on a proposed gas line under Lake Champlain. Public Pocket Getting Picked The Times Union reports on thefts from the public treasury [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment · Ticonderoga

Happy Thanksgiving

November 27th, 2014 · Comments Off

As the wintry weather arrives, and we spend time with family and friends, let us be thankful for the many blessings bestowed on us. “To be grateful is to recognize the Love of God in everything God has given us and God has given us everything. Every breath we draw is a gift of His [...]

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Update: Hobie Cat Sailboat FOUND

November 23rd, 2014 · Comments Off

This 16 foot Hobie Cat sailboat (seen here in August) with mustard yellow pontoons, had been reported missing by its owner. Update: 11/25/14 5:50 PM – I was informed that the sailboat has been recovered intact by the LGPC. I appreciate the information many emailed me. Thanks again for the information passed along. It was [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Landing

Canadian Pacific Railway’s Holiday Train Stopping Locally

November 23rd, 2014 · Comments Off

Canadian Pacific’s Holiday Train will stop in Fort Edward and Ticonderoga on Saturday, November 29, 2014. On Saturday, November 29th, Canadian Pacific’s Holiday Train will stop in Fort Edward at 12:30 pm and Ticonderoga at 3:00 pm. Tracey Brown and the Holiday Train band will perform at each stop. To learn more about the Holiday [...]

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Tags: Casino Fun · Ticonderoga · Washington County · Whitehall

Washington County Supervisors Approve 2015 Budget

November 23rd, 2014 · Comments Off

I heard from Dresden Town Supervisor, George Gang, that the 2015 county budget passed on Friday with a 2.85% increase in taxes for next year. This is under the allowable “tax cap.” I will have more details later this week.

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Tags: The Landing · Washington County

Dresden 2015 Town Budget Posted

November 21st, 2014 · Comments Off

The town of Dresden posted the 2015 budget on their website this afternoon. It is large download encompassing many pages, but the opening letter on page 2 and the summary on page 3 highlight the most important parts.

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Tags: The Landing

Independent Film Producer Provides Update on Movie Filmed Locally in April 2014

November 17th, 2014 · Comments Off

The producers and film crew making an independent short movie in and around Huletts Landing in April 2014 (seen here), recently provided an update on the movie. Back in April, a film crew and actors descended on Huletts Landing and Whitehall, where they shot an independent short movie. I recently heard from one of the [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · Casino Fun · The Landing · Washington County · Whitehall

An Interview with Adirondack Artist, Sandra Hildreth

November 16th, 2014 · Comments Off

Artist, Sandra Hildreth, painting an Adirondack scene. (Photo credit: Gary Lee) With the leaves starting to fall, I recently had a chance to interview Sandra Hildreth, who is known for her paintings and artwork which depict the Adirondacks. Below is my interview with her. Your art captures the spirit of the Adirondacks. Could you tell [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · The Environment · The Landing

Dresden Board Passes 2015 Budget: 6.77% Increase in Town Taxes

November 15th, 2014 · Comments Off

The Dresden town board on Monday, October 10th, passed the 2015 town budget which included a 6.77 % increase in the tax levy. In order to do this, a public hearing was held at the beginning of the evening to override the tax cap and approval was required by the town board. Six people where [...]

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Tags: The Landing

Huletts Landing Post Office News

November 15th, 2014 · Comments Off

This year’s annual Huletts Post Office flyer, which explains how to order stamps from the Huletts Landing Post Office, also documents that our Postmaster will retire soon.

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Washington County Proposes 2015 Budget

November 11th, 2014 · Comments Off

Washington County Supervisors are proposing a 2015 budget of $108,155,631 which is approximately $300,000 less in spending than 2014. However it would include an increase of 2.85 percent to the tax levy which is within the tax cap allowed by state law. The budget is finalized near the end of the year. I will have [...]

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Tags: The Landing · Washington County

New NY State Website Allows Virtual Tours of Parks and Campgrounds

November 10th, 2014 · Comments Off

Want to visit a New York State park or campground? Well, New York has recently launched a new website: http://www.nystateparkstours.com You can see a virtual tour of many different NY attractions right from your desktop. Many are in the Adirondacks. Take a look and enjoy.

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Tags: Adirondacks · NY State

Six Years Old

November 9th, 2014 · Comments Off

Well, here it is another November 9th which is the day I celebrate the “birthday” of the Huletts Current. It’s been exactly six years since my first post in 2008. I’ve been told that the site is some people’s first stop on the Internet every morning. While I’m sorry there’s not always breaking news, I [...]

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Tags: History · Our Neighbors · The Landing