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Entries from October 2015

1915 – 2015 Hulett Hotel Fire Anniversary: Hotel Staff

October 31st, 2015 · Comments Off

The staff of the Hulett Hotel around 1905. (Click to see larger version.) 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. November 14, 1915 was the [...]

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Tags: History · The Landing

Saturday Quote

October 31st, 2015 · Comments Off

“Nobody will ever deprive the American people of the right to vote except the American people themselves and the only way they could do this is by not voting.” Franklin D. Roosevelt

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Tags: Our Neighbors

Interview with George Gang: Candidate for Town Supervisor

October 28th, 2015 · Comments Off

Today, I post a candidate interview with George Gang, Democratic nominee for Dresden Town Supervisor. I provided candidate questionnaires to all those running for Town Supervisor in this year’s town election and will post their responses as received. Below are my questions and Mr. Gang’s responses. Could you please tell us about yourself and why [...]

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Tags: The Landing

Interview with Allen Wilbur: Candidate for Town Board

October 26th, 2015 · Comments Off

Today, I’m posting my questions to Allen Wilbur, one of two Republican nominees for the Dresden Town Board, along with his responses. To begin, could you tell us about yourself? Hi and thanks for asking the questions. I have lived in Dresden my entire life, I attended Whitehall central and Whitehall High school. I also [...]

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Interview with Joyce Banks: Candidate for Town Supervisor

October 24th, 2015 · Comments Off

Today, I post a candidate interview with Joyce Banks, Republican and Adirondack Fairness nominee for Dresden Town Supervisor. I provided candidate questionnaires to all those running for Town Supervisor in this year’s town election and will post their responses as received. Below are my questions and Mrs. Banks responses. Could you please tell us about [...]

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For All New York Baseball Fans

October 23rd, 2015 · Comments Off

California Rep. Adam Schiff and New York Rep. Steve Israel made a wager on the Mets-Dodgers NLDS. Schiff wagered gourmet popcorn from California while Israel wagered New York bagels. The loser was also required to make a one minute speech on the House Floor praising the winning team. The NY Mets went on to beat [...]

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Tags: Casino Fun

Tuesday October 27th, Last Day to Submit an Absentee Ballot Application

October 23rd, 2015 · Comments Off

Please know that the November 3rd General Election is fast approaching. Here is how to obtain an absentee ballot if you are registered to vote in NY state. How to Vote by Absentee Ballot Applications for Absentee Ballots are available at the county board of elections. You may also download a PDF version of the [...]

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Tags: NY State · The Landing · Washington County

Gate to Washington County Beach to be Opened During Offseason

October 20th, 2015 · Comments Off

The entrance of the Washington County Beach. Supervisor Gang informs me that Washington County has agreed to leave the gate opened at the Washington County Public Beach over the winter. This is the same policy that has been in effect as before. The gate will be open on November 1st until sometime in the Spring. [...]

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Tags: The Environment · The Landing · Washington County · Whitehall

Dier Elected To Lead LGA Board of Directors

October 19th, 2015 · Comments Off

Lake George native Mike Dier has been elected president of the Lake George Association’s Board of Directors. “I am honored to become President of the Lake George Association’s Board of Directors, and look forward to working with our talented and effective staff and our engaged board members to continue the LGA’s important work,” Dier said. [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

Saturday Quote

October 17th, 2015 · Comments Off

“Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.” Eleanor Roosevelt

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Tags: Our Neighbors

September Dresden Town Board Meeting Minutes

October 17th, 2015 · Comments Off

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

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Tags: The Landing · Washington County

Columbus Day Weekend Recap

October 13th, 2015 · Comments Off

The children’s costume parade has become an annual tradition during the Columbus Day weekend. Many thanks to all those volunteers who made the Columbus Day weekend so spectacular. From the children’s parade, the festivities in the Casino, to the birthday party for Ed and all the other “goings-on” around the Landing, this was certainly a [...]

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Tags: Casino Fun · The Landing

Trailer for Whitehall Bigfoot Documentary Released

October 13th, 2015 · Comments Off

August, 1976: Three teens driving on an isolated stretch of road somewhere in the Adirondacks of Upstate New York have a brush with a bizarre creature. Standing over 7 feet tall and covered in hair, they referred to it as a “beast”. Hours later, Abair Road was crawling with local and state police. Many of [...]

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Tags: Whitehall

Candidates Running for Town Positions

October 13th, 2015 · Comments Off

Now that Columbus Day is behind us, I will be sending out questionnaires this week to all candidates running for town-wide office. Current Town Supervisor George Gang will face Joyce Banks who is running on the Republican and Adirondack Fairness line in the contest for Town Supervisor. John Barber and Alan Wilbur are on the [...]

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Tags: The Landing