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Entries from January 2015

2015 Budweiser Super Bowl Commercial “Lost Dog”

January 28th, 2015 · Comments Off

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Tags: Casino Fun

LGHS Alumna, “Rachael Ray ’86, Returns for Benefit Cooking Show”

January 26th, 2015 · Comments Off

This generous fundraiser is hosted by the Lake George High School Alumni Association and the Lake George Central School District. Much appreciation goes to Rachael for this opportunity that allows the Alumni to award scholarships to students, student groups and to fund individual Lake George Central School District Projects. Ticket Sale Date Saturday, March 14, [...]

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Tags: Lake George · Our Neighbors

LGLC Welcomes Jennifer Waterhouse Cooper to Board

January 24th, 2015 · Comments Off

Jennifer Waterhouse Cooper has been named to the Board of Directors of the Lake George Land Conservancy. The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) is pleased to welcome Jennifer Waterhouse Cooper as the newest member of its Board of Directors. Ms. Cooper has a bachelor’s degree from Pace University and comes to LGLC with a strong [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

Saturday Quote

January 24th, 2015 · Comments Off

“Lay down your arms, you damned rebels.” A British officer to American militiamen on Lexington Green in 1775. The site of the first skirmish of the Revolutionary War.

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Tags: History

Mars Rover’s 11th Anniversary: Hilltop Panorama & U.S. Flag

January 23rd, 2015 · Comments Off

A panorama from one of the highest elevations that NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity has reached in its 11 years on Mars includes the U.S. flag at the summit. (Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Cornell Univ./Arizona State Univ.) The view is from the top of “Cape Tribulation,” a raised section of the rim of Endeavour Crater. The panorama [...]

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Tags: International News · NY State · The Environment

Lake George Now Has Ice

January 22nd, 2015 · Comments Off

The recent cold has seen the lake freeze. With the webcams experiencing technical difficulties, I know people have been interested in seeing pictures of the lake. Ice in occurred about a week ago (around 1/14/2015). There was about 6″ of clear black ice this past weekend, which was perfect for ice skaters. There were fisherman [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

The LGLC Announces New Executive Director

January 21st, 2015 · Comments Off

Jamie Brown has been announced as the New Executive Director of the Lake George Land Conservancy. The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) is announcing its new executive director, Jamie Brown. Brown officially began January 5, 2015, following the retirement of current Executive Director Nancy Williams. “Nancy has built the Lake George Land Conservancy into a [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

John M. Barber Sr., R.I.P.

January 19th, 2015 · Comments Off

I am sorry to post that John M. Barber Sr., father to Dresden Town Councilman, John Barber Jr., passed away on Thursday, January 15th. John M. Barber Sr. served on the Whitehall Board of Education at one time and was an advocate for prudent spending and high student standards. He also was an avid fisherman. [...]

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Tags: Our Neighbors · The Landing

December Dresden Town Board Meeting Minutes

January 19th, 2015 · Comments Off

Here are the minutes from the December 2014 Dresden Town Board meeting. The minutes for any given month are not approved until the next month’s meeting. So these are the minutes from December which were approved in January. The January minutes will not be approved until February and so on.

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Tags: The Landing

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 19th, 2015 · Comments Off

Now there is a final reason I think that Jesus says, “Love your enemies.” It is this: that love has within it a redemptive power. And there is a power there that eventually transforms individuals. That’s why Jesus says, “Love your enemies.” Because if you hate your enemies, you have no way to redeem and [...]

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Tags: History · Our Neighbors

Fort Ticonderoga Purchases Carillon Cruise Boat

January 14th, 2015 · Comments Off

Fort Ticonderoga announced today that it has acquired the Carillon cruise boat, 60 foot replica 1920s 1000 Islands cruise boat. Plans are underway for 2015 waterway tours and programs at Fort Ticonderoga. Fort Ticonderoga, a not-for-profit educational organization and major cultural destination, announced today that it has purchased the Carillon cruise boat, formerly located on [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · History · Ticonderoga

LGLC Accepting Applications for Summer Stewardship Assistants

January 12th, 2015 · Comments Off

The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) is now accepting applications for two Stewardship Assistant positions. The positions are full time but temporary, to be filled late May through mid to late August. The Stewardship Assistants will work together and primarily conduct field work, including trail maintenance and new trail construction, boundary posting, and monitoring of [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

Bits of Everything

January 10th, 2015 · Comments Off

The Adirondack Almanack: Lake George from Green Island Bridge A great picture of the lake in cold weather from the bridge to the Sagamore. NY State DEC: Adirondack Forest Ranger Search and Rescue Highlights: 12/29/14-01/04/15 You might end up in this report if you get lost in the woods. Governor Cuomo’s 2014 End of Year [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · International News · Lake George · NY State · The Environment

Saturday Quote

January 10th, 2015 · Comments Off

“Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself, but talent instantly recognizes genius.” Sir Arthur Conan Doyle The Valley of Fear (1914)

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Tags: History · Our Neighbors