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Entries from April 2015

Now for Some History: Circa 1930-1935

April 27th, 2015 · Comments Off

Administrator’s Note: The letter below was provided to me by Sue Foster Ives. It was written to her older sister, Geraldine, in 2005 and documents what it was like going to school in the 1930′s. Benson Landing, Vermont is on the Vermont side of Lake Champlain a bit north of Dresden across from Putnam. It [...]

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Tags: History

Students Submit Entries to Congressional Art Competition

April 25th, 2015 · Comments Off

Thanks to all the gifted #NY21 high school students who submitted entries to the Congressional Art Competition! pic.twitter.com/Fmu3kLKScz — Rep. Elise Stefanik (@RepStefanik) April 25, 2015

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Multiple Candidates Running for Three School Board Seats

April 25th, 2015 · Comments Off

Voting for three open seats on the school board and the annual school budget will take place on Tuesday, May 19th between 12:00 noon and 9:00 pm in the large group instruction room at the Whitehall high school on Buckley road. There are many candidates running for the three vacant seats. I will be covering [...]

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Tags: The Landing · Whitehall

Saturday Quote

April 25th, 2015 · Comments Off

Had I serv’d my God with half the zeal I serv’d my king, he would not in my age Have left me naked to mine enemies. William Shakespeare Henry VIII

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Now For Some History: 1912

April 19th, 2015 · Comments Off

ATTACKED BY WILD CAT Former Warrensburqh Man’s Thrilling Adventure Near North River. Louis Napoleon Beach, a former Warrensburgh man, who is now employed in Harry Raymond’s livery stable at Riverside, while driving from North River to Hooper’s Mines, late Friday afternoon, had a thrilling experience with a bob-cat which has been hanging around that section [...]

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Ice is Breaking Up

April 14th, 2015 · Comments Off

A picture taken on the evening of Monday, April 13th, of a singular ice sheet from the overlook/rest area north of Tongue Mountain on state Route 9N across the lake from Huletts, near Sabbath Day Point. The same view from this morning, Tuesday April 14th: You can see the ice sheet is now in multiple [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

Volunteer Fire Department News

April 13th, 2015 · Comments Off

Congratulations to Fire Chief, Jay Vander Plaat, and Barbara Semcken who both passed the Practical Skills Test and then the New York State Written Test on a course that started at the end of August 2014. Both Jay and Barbara attended class two nights a week at the Hartford Fire House between August and November [...]

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Bits of Everything

April 12th, 2015 · Comments Off

Expanded Lake George Trail System Eyed The Adirondack Almanack reports on the “Trails Master Plan” for the west shore of Lake George. New Fishing Tournament for Lake George Grab a fishing pole and maybe you can win $2,500 in grand prize money between Friday, July 10 to Sunday, July 12th. Read in the Lake George [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · Lake George · Local Wildlife · National News · NY State · Our Neighbors · The Environment

Washington County Business Showcase to be held in Whitehall: June 11th

April 11th, 2015 · Comments Off

The Washington County Local Development Corporation and Washington County Tourism will present the 2015 Washington County Business Showcase on June 11, 2015 at the Whitehall Athletic Club. For businesses that would like to participate, here is the attached sponsorship/exhibitor registration form. To secure a sponsorship or exhibit table, simply return the attached form completed with [...]

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Tags: The Landing · Washington County · Whitehall

Saturday Quote

April 11th, 2015 · Comments Off

The Apple Pie ABC is a simple rhyme meant to teach children the order of the alphabet and relates the various ways children react to an apple pie. Apple Pie ABC Says A, give me a good large slice, Says B, a little bit, but nice, Says C, cut me a piece of crust, Take [...]

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1915 – 2015 Hulett Hotel Fire Anniversary: Judge Erskine C. Rogers

April 10th, 2015 · Comments Off

Washington County Judge Eskine C. Rogers, as he would have appeared in his Judicial robes, circa the 1920′s. 2015 marks the 100th anniversary of the Hulett Hotel fire, which I chronicled in my book, The Hulett Hotel Fire on Lake George. After the fire, there was a trial which I also detail in the book. [...]

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Tags: History · Washington County

Jack Nicklaus & Others Hit Hole-In-Ones at Masters Par-3 contest

April 9th, 2015 · Comments Off

Before they even start the Masters today, we see why they’re playing in the Masters. Watch the #par3contest holes-in-one from @jacknicklaus, @TrevorImmelman, @Afidominguez, and @CamiloVillegasR https://t.co/dvRqkvdri5 — Masters Tournament (@TheMasters) April 8, 2015

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Dresden April Meeting Agenda

April 8th, 2015 · Comments Off

The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Dresden Town Board will be held: Monday, April 13, 2015 at the Dresden Town Hall at 7:00 p.m. Please note that both Al Nolette (County Treasurer) and Kevin Hayes (County Administrator) will talk about the State Tax Cap and Shared Services. The meeting agenda has been posted here.

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Tags: The Landing · Washington County

Congresswoman Stefanik Announces 2015 Congressional Art Competition

April 6th, 2015 · Comments Off

Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) has announced the 2015 Congressional Art Competition for New York’s 21st district. The Congressional Art Competition is open to all high school students in the 21st District. “The North Country is home to many gifted students and the Congressional Art Competition is a great opportunity for them to showcase their talents,” [...]

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