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Entries from June 2015

Tuesday at the Casino: Great Martini Magic

June 29th, 2015 · Comments Off

The magician, the Great Martini, pulls away one chair to make his young volunteer levitate on air in 2011.(Click on the image to see full scale.) On Tuesday evening at 7:30 PM, the Great Martini will perform a magic show in the Huletts Casino. Young and old are welcome to attend.

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Tags: Casino Fun

Anne Diggory – Look TV Interview

June 29th, 2015 · Comments Off

Ticket sales are going very well for the Anne Diggory event on Thursday, so if you haven’t gotten tickets yet, you’ll want to soon. Here is Anne on Look TV, where at about minute 7, she mentions the Thursday event.

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Tags: History · Lake George · The Landing

Bits of Everything

June 28th, 2015 · Comments Off

China’s Richest Man Buys Adirondack Property Jack Ma, founder and executive chairman of Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba, has just purchased a 28,120-acre property in the Adirondacks. Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/ Local Business: Fort Edward’s Little Theater on the Farm Prepares for 10th Year Check out http://www.littletheater27.org/ for a list of their summer performances. Bolton Landing Park [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · International News · Lake George · Washington County

Man Finds Unique Hulett Treasure

June 27th, 2015 · Comments Off

Anthony Cuva, a guest of the Nash’s, holds a piece of Hulett treasure he found while visiting the Landing. (Click picture to see full-scale.) Larry Nash contacted me to tell me that one of his guests, Anthony Cuva, found an old key while metal detecting this past week. It is attached to a star shaped [...]

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Tags: History · The Landing

Wader Minute

June 26th, 2015 · Comments Off

A mother duck and ducklings huddled together on the shoreline this morning. I was out mowing this morning and came upon this scene along the shoreline.

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Tags: Local Wildlife

FHHL Party & Lecture on Thursday, July 2

June 23rd, 2015 · Comments Off

Adirondack artist and scholar Anne Diggory. Support the Friends of Historic Huletts Landing and hear noted Adirondack artist and scholar Anne Diggory on Painting Lake George with Artistic License, Then and Now. The evening will benefit the many community programs of the Friends of Historic Huletts Landing and includes cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at 6:00 [...]

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Tags: History · Lake George · The Landing

Soda Fountain Opens Friday

June 23rd, 2015 · Comments Off

Parents grab your children. The soda fountain will be opening Friday, June 26th. Open nightly from 6 -11 pm until Labor Day, the ice cream, candy, and good company will have your child dreaming about summer all year long!

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Tags: The Landing

Canal Picture Contest

June 21st, 2015 · Comments Off

The Champlain Canal as seen from Whitehall. Submissions of pictures for the 10th annual Erie Canal Photo Contest will be accepted until August 28th. Winning entries will be featured in the 2016 Erie Canal calendar. Amateur and professional photographers are invited to submit photos in four different categories: On the Water, Along the Trail, Canal [...]

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Tags: NY State · Washington County · Whitehall

State Invalidates Some Whitehall Tests

June 17th, 2015 · Comments Off

The New York State Department of Education has invalidated all of the assessments from both the 7th and 8th grade English Language Arts (ELA) Examination at the Whitehall Central School. Read the Superintendent’s letter posted on the Whitehall School District’s website. What a mess.

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Tags: NY State · The Landing · Whitehall

LGA Enters Team in Iron Chef Contest At Lake George’s Sushi Yoshi Restaurant

June 16th, 2015 · Comments Off

Sushi Yoshi Chinese Gourmet Hibachi Steakhouse in Lake George Village. Sushi Yoshi Chinese Gourmet Hibachi Steakhouse in Lake George will be transformed into “Kitchen Stadium” at the end of the month as teams from across the region battle it out to see who will be “IRON CHEF LAKE GEORGE.” And even though Alton Brown probably [...]

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Tags: Casino Fun · Lake George · The Environment

1915 – 2015 Hulett Hotel Fire Anniversary: New Picture in Casino

June 16th, 2015 · Comments Off

2015 marks the 100th anniversary of the Hulett Hotel fire, which I chronicled in my book, the Hulett Hotel Fire on Lake George. To commemorate the anniversary, today I hung a picture of what “Skip’s Shack” or the “Caddy Shack” would have looked like from 1915-1935, at the end of the bar in the Casino. [...]

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Tags: History · The Landing

Liam Ballantyne Heads Into Eagle Scout Board of Review

June 15th, 2015 · Comments Off

Liam Ballantyne (left), son of Peter and Angela Ballantyne, as he goes into his Eagle Scout Board of Review. Congratulations to Liam Ballantyne as he goes for his Eagle Scout Award. Since he is with the Sea Scout division of the Boy Scouts of America, he has on a sailing uniform. Liam is headed to [...]

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Tags: Our Neighbors · The Landing

May Dresden Town Board Meeting Minutes

June 13th, 2015 · Comments Off

The minutes from the May 2015 Dresden Town Board meeting have been posted. May Minutes The June minutes will not be approved until July and so on.

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Tags: The Landing

County Finishing Route 6 Paving Work

June 13th, 2015 · Comments Off

Washington County Route 6 as it looks after being repaved. Washington County has been paving the end of County Route 6 over the last few weeks. Presently, the project is getting close to completion. This is an example of some of the work that goes on during the “off-season,” so I snapped these two pictures [...]

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Tags: The Environment · The Landing · Washington County