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Entries from May 2015

Saturday Quote

May 30th, 2015 · Comments Off

“Leisure consists in activities which are neither toil nor play, but are rather the expressions of moral and intellectual virtue – the things a good man does because they are intrinsically good for him and for his society, making him better as a man and advancing the civilization in which he lives.” Mortimer Adler 1958

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“Friends” to Offer Full Summer Schedule

May 30th, 2015 · Comments Off

The Friends of Historic Huletts Landing (FHHL) has an exciting 2015 schedule. The Friends of Historic Huletts Landing (FHHL) will again host many interesting programs in 2015. I just got a preview of the tentative schedule and it is packed full of interesting events. While the schedule has not been completely finalized yet, I can [...]

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Tags: The Landing

2015 Lake George Hike-A-Thon

May 27th, 2015 · Comments Off

The 2014 Lake George Hike-A-Thon included more than 400 hikers, including those pictured here at Cook Mountain in Ticonderoga. They spelled out “LG”, as captured by photographer Carl Heilman, II, who will photograph the 2015 Hike-A-Thon as well. Photo © Carl Heilman, II/Wild Visions, Inc. More than 330 people have already registered to participate or [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

LGPC Proposes Raising Boat & Dock Fees

May 26th, 2015 · Comments Off

The Lake George Park Commission is proposing to increase boat and dock fees. The Commission has had only one fee increase in its 28 year existence. The current fee schedule has not increased in 13 years. The Commission is now proposing another fee modification that will hopefully carry the Commission through 15 more years. Here [...]

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Tags: Lake George

Rep. Stefanik Visits Ticonderoga

May 24th, 2015 · Comments Off

Great event in Ticonderoga today launching the "Rails to Wheels" partnership between Amtrak and Fort Ticonderoga! pic.twitter.com/P5imFcABSA — Rep. Elise Stefanik (@RepStefanik) May 22, 2015

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Tags: Adirondacks · National News · NY State · The Landing · Ticonderoga

School District Vote Results

May 20th, 2015 · Comments Off

Yesterday’s vote to choose three members of the school board resulted in Patricia Norton and Michael Rocque winning five-year terms with 315 and 310 respective votes. Anthony Scrimo won a four-year term with 287 votes. The other candidates gathered these totals: Harold Nicholson, Jr. 187 Marcia Rocque 182 Steven St.Claire 148 Joseph Swahn 81 Stiling [...]

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Tags: The Landing · Whitehall

School Vote: Tuesday May 19th

May 18th, 2015 · Comments Off

The voting to elect three new members of the Whitehall School board and approve next year’s school budget will take place in the Large Group Instruction Room at the Whitehall high school between noon and 9:00 pm on Tuesday, May 19th. I have posted all the responses that I have received from the candidates in [...]

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Tags: The Landing · Whitehall

March & April Dresden Town Board Meeting Minutes

May 18th, 2015 · Comments Off

The minutes from the March and April 2015 Dresden Town Board meetings have been posted. April Minutes March Minutes In some cases, when corrections are needed to the minutes, they can be delayed. The May minutes will not be approved until June and so on.

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Tags: The Landing

Video: The Romney Holyfield “Fight”

May 17th, 2015 · Comments Off

In case you missed it, the boxing event of the century (OK, maybe that is a bit much) was held on Friday night in Las Vegas. Romney, 68, and Holyfield, 52, sparred, if you could call it that, for just two short rounds before Romney ran away from the boxer and threw in the towel, [...]

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Tags: Casino Fun

Interview with Harold Nicholson Jr.,: Candidate for School Board

May 16th, 2015 · Comments Off

Harold Nicholson Jr., is one of eight candidates running for three open seats on the Whitehall School Board. Voting is Tuesday, May 19th. Today, I post a candidate interview with Harold Nicholson Jr., candidate for the school board. I mailed candidate questionnaires to all those running in this year’s election and will post their responses [...]

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Interview with Michael Rocque: Candidate for School Board

May 16th, 2015 · Comments Off

Michael Rocque is one of eight candidates running for three open seats on the Whitehall School Board. Voting is Tuesday, May 19th. Today, I post a candidate interview with Michael Rocque, candidate for the school board. I mailed candidate questionnaires to all those running in this year’s election and will post their responses in the [...]

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Tags: The Landing · Whitehall

Saturday Quote

May 16th, 2015 · Comments Off

“Obliti privatorum, publica curate” “Forget private affairs, take care of public ones” Roman political saying which reminds that the common good should be given priority over private matters for any person having a responsibility in the State.

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Tags: History

Interview with Marcia Rocque: Candidate for School Board

May 14th, 2015 · Comments Off

Marcia Rocque is one of eight candidates running for three open seats on the Whitehall School Board. Voting is Tuesday, May 19th. Today, I post a candidate interview with Marcia Rocque, candidate for the school board. I mailed candidate questionnaires to all those running in this year’s election and will post their responses in the [...]

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Tags: The Landing · Whitehall

Maynard Rushia – Burial & Memorial Service

May 12th, 2015 · Comments Off

Maynard Rushia’s burial will be Saturday May 16th @ 1:00 p.m at Our Lady of Angels Cemetery in Whitehall. There will be a memorial gathering at the Senior Center from 2:00 -4:00 p.m.

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Tags: Our Neighbors · The Landing · Whitehall