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Entries from February 2015

Saturday Quote

February 28th, 2015 · Comments Off

“That religion, or the duty which we owe to our Creator, and the manner of discharging it, can be directed only by reason and conviction, not by force or violence; and therefore all men are equally entitled to the free exercise of religion, according to the dictates of conscience…” Article XVI – Virginia Declaration of [...]

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Tags: History

Information Alert: Lake George Park Commission Codifying Dock Decisions

February 26th, 2015 · Comments Off

Members of the Lake George Association staff attended a presentation by Lake George Park Commission officials on Wednesday where Commission staff presented to the public a proposal it had drafted discussing the Commission’s jurisdiction over various components of docks and wharfs. As part of the Lake George Association’s educational mission, they wanted to make sure [...]

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Tags: Lake George · NY State · The Environment

Now For Some History: 1959

February 26th, 2015 · Comments Off

Whitehall’s William B. Franke (left) being sworn in as Secretary of the Navy by President Eisenhower in June 1959.

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Tags: History · Whitehall

Congresswoman Stefanik Commemorates “Miracle on Ice” on House Floor

February 24th, 2015 · Comments Off

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Tags: History · International News · National News

Webinar: Invasive Plant Disposal Methods February 25

February 24th, 2015 · Comments Off

A webinar will be presented on Proper Disposal Methods for Invasive Plants on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. The webinar is sponsored by the New York State Invasive Species Speaker Series and Partnerships for Regional Invasive Species Management (PRISM). Information presented in the webinar will include the two Connecticut guidelines [...]

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Tags: The Environment

Bits of Everything

February 24th, 2015 · Comments Off

Whitehall School Superintendent to Leave The Whitehall Times reports on Whitehall School Superintendent Liz Legault leaving the district. Ticonderoga IP Plant Pipeline Project Buried by Vermont Gas The Times of Ti reports that there will be no natural gas pipeline running under Lake Champlain to the International Paper Ticonderoga Mill. Ranking The States From Most [...]

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Tags: National News · The Environment · The Landing · Ticonderoga · Whitehall

Colligan Wins Gold in Lake Placid

February 21st, 2015 · Comments Off

Pickerel Bay’s, Aileen Colligan, recently won a Gold Medal in figure skating at the 2015 New York State Winter Games. Competing in the pre-juvenile figure skating division on Feb. 6th, at the prestigious 2015 New York State “Winter Games” in Lake Placid, Pickerel Bay’s, Aileen Colligan amazed the judges and her viewers with an outstanding [...]

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Tags: NY State · The Landing

Saturday Quote

February 21st, 2015 · Comments Off

While the cock with lively din Scatters the rear of darkness thin, And to the stack, or the barn door, Stoutly struts his dames before, Off list’ning how the hounds and horn Cheerly rouse the slumb’ring morn. John Milton L’Allegro 1632

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Tags: Casino Fun

Congresswoman Stefanik Visits Fort Drum Soldiers During Visit to Middle East

February 20th, 2015 · Comments Off

Congresswoman Stefanik during a visit with troops in Afghanistan. (Click image to see full-scale.) Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21), member of the House Armed Services Committee, returned today from an official bipartisan Congressional Delegation visit to Afghanistan, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates. Stefanik was one of few Members invited to attend this Congressional [...]

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Tags: International News · National News · NY State

Former Vietnam POW Proudly Wears Whitehall Shirt

February 19th, 2015 · Comments Off

Richard D. “Moon” Mullen, Commander United States Navy and former Prisoner of War in Vietnam, proudly wears his Whitehall shirt given to him by Peter Ballantyne. Captain Mullen is the recipient of the the Silver Star, Legion of Merit, 3 Bronze Stars, Air Medal, 2 Purple Hearts, POW Medal and other decorations. On a cold [...]

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Tags: History · International News · National News

Now For Some History: February 13, 1912

February 16th, 2015 · Comments Off

Taken from the Glens Fall Star: February 13, 1912. Wins First Money in Ice Race at Lake Large numbers of lovers of horse racing assembled at the head of Lake George yesterday to witness the matinee races held over the kite-shaped course under the auspices of the Lake George Driving Association. The association officers are [...]

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Tags: History · Lake George

LGA’s Salmon in the Classroom Begins

February 15th, 2015 · Comments Off

Salmon eggs have new homes in the Lake George watershed! This is the 4th year that the Lake George Association will be assisting classes with the Salmon in the Classroom, a program created by Trout Unlimited. Students at Ticonderoga Middle School, Whitehall High School, and Lake George Elementary will raise salmon from eggs to fingerlings [...]

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Tags: Lake George · Local Wildlife · The Environment

21st Ticonderoga Ball: Union League Club in New York City, Friday, March 6

February 14th, 2015 · Comments Off

Fort Ticonderoga’s fundraising event, the Ticonderoga Ball, begins at 7 pm on March 6 at the Union League Club in New York City, featuring music, dancing, a silent auction and a lavish dinner. Spend an elegant evening at the Union League Club in New York City celebrating Fort Ticonderoga’s history and future. The Ticonderoga Ball [...]

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Tags: NY State · Ticonderoga

2014 LGPC Boat Inspection Program – Final Report

February 11th, 2015 · Comments Off

The Lake George Park Commission has released the Final Report for the 2014 Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Program (Boat Inspection Program). Click the image to read the entire report.

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment