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Entries from August 2015

Trekonderoga in Ticonderoga September 4th & 5th

August 31st, 2015 · Comments Off

A re-creation of the Star Trek Enterprise bridge is one of the things tickets can be purchased for at a fan inspired Star Trek conference that will take place this upcoming weekend in Ticonderoga. The first Star Trek event in Ticonderoga (billed as Trekonderoga) will take place over the Labor Day weekend. Original Star Trek [...]

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Tags: Casino Fun · National News · Ticonderoga

The Ride of My Life

August 29th, 2015 · Comments Off

The interior of a classic 1978 Taylor SJ jet propelled boat. Recently, I was fortunate enough to be taken for a ride in a 500 HP 1978 Taylor SJ jet propelled boat. It belongs to some guests of ours and, even after all these years, has only approximately 20 hours on the engine. The owner [...]

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Tags: Casino Fun · Lake George · The Landing

Congratulations Conner Gorman

August 27th, 2015 · Comments Off

New Naval Midshipman, Conner Gorman, son of Tom and Jill Gorman, grandson of Millie and Bob Gorman of Sunset Bay. (Click picture to view full-scale.) After his seven weeks of intensive training, the proud parents and grandparents were able to spend a wonderful weekend at the Naval Academy with their new Midshipmen Conner. Congratulations to [...]

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Tags: The Landing

Pictures of FHHL’s Saturday Art Auction

August 23rd, 2015 · Comments Off

The Friends of Historic Huletts Landing Art Auction on Saturday night drew a crowd. The Friends of Historic Huletts Landing annual art auction was well attended yesterday. Many came out to support the FHHL while looking at the art contributed by local artists. While most of the art was sold on Saturday, there are still [...]

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Tags: The Landing

Bits of Everything

August 22nd, 2015 · Comments Off

Whitehall McDonald’s Closing Temporarily

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Tags: Adirondacks · Local Wildlife · Whitehall

Steven Engelhart, Executive Director of Adirondack Architectural Heritage, to Speak Thursday August 20th in Huletts

August 17th, 2015 · Comments Off

Steven Engelhart, the Executive Director of Adirondack Architectural Heritage, will continue the Friends of Historic Huletts Landing (FHHL) Summer Lecture Series on Thursday, August 20th at 7:30 pm at the Mountain Grove Memorial Church. During the late 19th century, the Adirondack Park became a mecca for sportsmen and other people seeking recreation. Native builders and [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · The Environment · The Landing

July Dresden Town Board Meeting Minutes

August 17th, 2015 · Comments Off

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

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Tags: Lake George · NY State · The Environment · The Landing · Washington County

Association Meetings in August / September

August 14th, 2015 · Comments Off

Dresden Town Supervisor George Gang would like to speak at any Huletts Association meetings in August-September, 2015. If you know when your Association will be meeting, please contact Supervisor Gang with the meeting date, so he may contact the president to be on the agenda if possible. Here is how to contact Supervisor Gang.

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Tags: The Landing

Fundraiser to Help Ticonderoga’s St. Mary’s School

August 12th, 2015 · Comments Off

Margot Kapusinski stands in front of St. Mary’s in Ticonderoga with a donation for the school, which is still recovering from last year’s fire. Last September, St. Mary’s School in Ticonderoga, was ravaged by a suspicious fire prior to the start of the school year. Now almost a year later, the school is about to [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · Our Neighbors · Ticonderoga

After Losing Parents, 6-year-old Embarks on Smile Mission

August 11th, 2015 · Comments Off

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Tags: National News

2015 Day to Remember: Kerry A. McNelis Memorial Run Results

August 10th, 2015 · Comments Off

Over 80 participants ran in this year’s Kerry A. McNelis Memorial Run during the Day to Remember. The 20th Huletts Landing Day to Remember was this past Saturday. Here are the results from the Kerry A. McNelis Memorial Run. Special awards Charlet Smith – youngest finisher. Larry Nash – oldest finisher. 13 and Under Women [...]

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An Interesting Sight

August 10th, 2015 · Comments Off

I was out for a boat ride last night, and came upon this tree which had its bark eaten away at its base. (Click to view larger scale.)

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Tags: Lake George · Local Wildlife · The Environment

Patrick McNelis in Little League Intermediate Division World Series in Livermore CA

August 7th, 2015 · Comments Off

Patrick McNelis (front row, second from right) is the starting catcher for the Commack North team that won the East Region Championship last weekend. His father, Pat McNelis, is coaching (back row, far right). Patrick’s grandparents, Pat and Irene McNelis, are longtime residents of Huletts Landing. (Click picture to see larger scale.) Patrick McNelis is [...]

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Tags: International News · National News · The Landing

Video: LGA’s Walt Lender Speaks to FHHL on July 30th

August 7th, 2015 · Comments Off

Walt Lender, the Executive Director of the Lake George Association, began the Friends of Historic Huletts Landing (FHHL) Summer Lecture Series on Thursday, July 30th at the Mountain Grove Memorial Church. For those unable to make it, the video has been posted online. Remember this was the day that the power was out in Huletts [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment · The Landing