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Entries from March 2015

Ice Still In

March 30th, 2015 · Comments Off

While the sun has set on winter, there is still 12″ to 18″ of ice on most of the lake. With the webcams experiencing some trouble because of the cold and rainy weather, here are some shots of the Lake. There is still some snow on the ground around the Landing but mud is starting [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

Palm Sunday 2015

March 29th, 2015 · Comments Off

The Entry in Jerusalem Unknown Artist 1030-1040 The J. Paul Getty Museum

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Whitehall School Enrollment Edges Up

March 28th, 2015 · Comments Off

For the second consecutive year, student enrollment went up in the Whitehall School District. For the 2013-2014 school year, total enrollment for all grades K-12 was 757 students. This was 2 students higher than the 2012-2013 year, when enrollment was 755 students. The exact demographic and grade breakdown for the 2013-2014 school year for the [...]

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Tags: The Landing · Washington County · Whitehall

Saturday Quote

March 28th, 2015 · Comments Off

“This picture takes place in Paris in those wonderful days when a siren was a brunette and not an alarm — and if a Frenchman turned out the light, it was not on account of an air raid!” Ninotchka (1939)

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Little Big Town: Girl Crush

March 26th, 2015 · Comments Off

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LGA Waits to Hear Final Vote Count on Grant

March 26th, 2015 · Comments Off

While the Lake George Association is waiting to hear the final, official outcome of votes in the BoatUS Foundation grant contest — the Foundation is reviewing votes to ensure they were fair and accurate (one vote per person per day) — the LGA’s grant vote total surpassed 40,000 in the final day of voting! That [...]

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Tags: Lake George · Our Neighbors · The Environment

Lake George Association Gala Set for July 10th

March 26th, 2015 · Comments Off

The Lake George Association has set the date for its annual gala at the Inn at Erlowest for 2015: The party will be on July 10th. The theme is “Masquerade Ball Fit for our Queen” – we’re envisioning the style of Truman Capote’s 1966 Black and White Ball. Reservations are being taken by phone at [...]

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Tags: Lake George · Our Neighbors · The Environment

Please Vote and Help the LGA Win a Grant

March 21st, 2015 · Comments Off

The Lake George Association has the chance to win a BoatUS Foundation grant that will allow them to develop more resources to keep Lake George clean, but they need your help and VOTE. It is a popular vote contest, and they are now losing to a project at Lake Hopatcong in New Jersey! Please vote [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

LGLC Welcomes Christopher LaGuardia to Board

March 18th, 2015 · Comments Off

Christopher LaGuardia has been named to the Board of Directors of the Lake George Land Conservancy. The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) is pleased to welcome Kattskill Bay resident Christopher LaGuardia as the newest member of its Board of Directors. Originally from Guilderland, NY, LaGuardia now resides in Sag Harbor, NY, where he is president [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

West Brook Project Ready For Spring

March 16th, 2015 · Comments Off

Runoff entering the Charles R. Wood environmental park on the south side of West Brook Road in Lake George. You may have seen a story in The Post-Star newspaper this morning (http://bit.ly/1ClYkoU) that construction of some of the infrastructure at the Charles R. Wood Park in the Village of Lake George has been slowed because [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

New Regulations Ban Invasives

March 15th, 2015 · Comments Off

New statewide regulations that went into effect on March 10 will ban the sale and transportation of a long list of invasive plants that have been wreaking havoc across New York for decades. Read the DEC’s regulations with photos here. Read a story in the LoHud Journal News.

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Tags: The Environment

Washington County Launches New Website

March 13th, 2015 · Comments Off

A screenshot of Washington County’s new website. Washington County recently launched a new website. It includes much more functionality. While I haven’t explored the whole thing yet, take a look at: www.washingtoncountyny.gov

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Maynard Rushia, R.I.P.

March 13th, 2015 · Comments Off

I am sorry to report that Maynard Rushia passed away Thursday morning. He was the Town of Dresden’s Highway Superintendent for many years. Services will be at Jillson’s Funeral Home in Whitehall on Sunday from 4:00 to 7:00 pm. No other information is available at this time.

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Tags: Our Neighbors · The Landing

Happy Friday the 13th

March 13th, 2015 · Comments Off

For those with Triskaidekaphobia it may be tough.

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