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Entries from November 2015

Bits of Everything

November 29th, 2015 · Comments Off

Whitehall Times: Whitehall McDonald’s Future Uncertain What’s going on with the Whitehall McDonald’s? The Whitehall Times reports. Post Star: Washington County budget to increase tax levy 1.5 percent. See why Washington County taxes are headed up again next year. Adirondack Almanack: Adirondack Downhill Ski Season Begins See when the trails will open here. Adirondack Almanack: [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · Washington County · Whitehall

Happy Thanksgiving

November 26th, 2015 · Comments Off

‘Signing the Mayflower Compact 1620′, a painting by Jean Leon Gerome Ferris 1899. Before they established their colony in Plymouth, the Mayflower Compact was signed aboard the Mayflower on November 11, 1620 by the Pilgrims. They used the Julian Calendar, which, at that time, was ten days behind the Gregorian Calendar. Signing the document were [...]

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Tags: History · Our Neighbors

Congresswoman Stefanik Makes Thanksgiving Week Visit to Fort Drum Soldiers in Afghanistan

November 25th, 2015 · Comments Off

Congresswoman Stefanik with soldiers from Fort Drum at Kandahar Airfield in Afghanistan. Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) returned from an official Congressional Delegation visit to Afghanistan, Egypt and Saudi Arabia with colleagues on the House Armed Services Readiness Subcommittee. She released the following statement upon her return: “This trip was an important opportunity to visit [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · International News · National News · The Landing · Washington County

Lake George Towns Get Sophisticated Salt-Spreading Equipment

November 23rd, 2015 · Comments Off

Lake George Town Highway Supervisor Dan Davis (right) shows LGA Project Manager Randy Rath (left) how a Lake George Town driver would use the Dickey-john equipment that the LGA purchased for the Town. Just in time for winter, the Lake George Association has purchased a package of sophisticated salt-spreading equipment for the Town of Lake [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment · The Landing

Dresden Final Election Results

November 23rd, 2015 · Comments Off

Below are the final vote totals from this year’s local election. These totals include absentee ballots returned. Town Supervisor     Votes George Gang*     136 Joyce Banks     64     Town Board (2 winners) John Barber*     157 Allen Wilbur*     123 Marc Brown (Write-in)     34   [...]

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Tags: The Landing

Email to the Editor

November 22nd, 2015 · Comments Off

The Burns’ note (in your Seven Years Old Birthday post) about their DelNoce days reminded me of my days working for your grandfather, George H. Eichler, during the summers of 1962 and 1963 as a waiter including an additional two years as headwaiter and then my final year, the summer of 1966 (the year I [...]

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Tags: History · Lake George · The Landing

Cool Link: Mohican Scanned for Hull Refit

November 21st, 2015 · Comments Off

New York’s Lake George Steamboat Company recently commissioned API Services to laser scan the hull of the oldest boat in its fleet, the 107-year-old Mohican. Visit: http://www.marinelink.com/news/historic-scanned-vessel400970.aspx

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Tags: History · Lake George · The Landing

What Are You Doing This Off-Season? Playing Music on the San Diego Waterfront on Veterans Day

November 21st, 2015 · Comments Off

Peter Ballantyne plays on the San Diego waterfront last week. The pictures here were provided to me by Peter Ballantyne, whose band played the San Diego Freedom Festival during last week’s Veteran’s Day parade alongside the parade route. The USS Midway is the big ship in the background. Many in our Huletts community travel to [...]

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Tags: National News · Our Neighbors · The Landing

Dresden 2016 Town Budget Posted

November 20th, 2015 · Comments Off

The town of Dresden posted the 2016 budget on their website this afternoon. It is large download encompassing many pages, but the opening letter on page 2 and the summary on page 3 highlight the most important parts.

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Tags: The Landing

Huletts Christmas Party: December 5th

November 16th, 2015 · Comments Off

On Saturday, December 5th at 5:00 p.m., the Huletts Volunteer Fire Department will host the annual Christmas party in the Huletts Landing firehouse. This is a different party than the town-wide Christmas party described in the post below. Please RSVP to Nita Smith.

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Tags: The Landing

November 14th: Hulett Hotel Fire 100th Anniversary

November 13th, 2015 · Comments Off

The Hulett Hotel on Lake George circa 1913-1915. (Click image to see full scale – large file 8.3 MB’s) Excerpted from the Hulett Hotel Fire on Lake George November 14, 1915, was a Sunday. The Glens Falls Times and Messenger reported that the night had been fair and slightly colder. The weather that morning was [...]

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Tags: History

Dresden’s Christmas Party: December 19th

November 13th, 2015 · Comments Off

Dresden’s town-wide Christmas party will be held on Saturday, December 19th at 1:00 p.m. in the Dresden Town Hall. All are welcome and gifts will be given to all of the children. Food and refreshments will also be available.

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Tags: The Landing

October Dresden Town Board Meeting Minutes

November 11th, 2015 · Comments Off

The minutes from the October 2015 Dresden Town Board meeting have been posted. October Minutes The November minutes will not be approved until December and so on. Please Note: Assemblyman Dan Stec will be at the next Dresden Board meeting on December 14th at 7:00 p.m. to speak and take any questions. It would be [...]

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Tags: NY State · The Landing · Washington County

1915 – 2015 Hulett Hotel Fire Anniversary: “Lincoln Pictures”

November 10th, 2015 · Comments Off

One of the actual “Lincoln” photographs that was turned over to me. The top picture depicts an image from the life of President Lincoln, the bottom picture of the “new” hotel is what was glued to the back. Nineteen of these images complete the full scene from Lincoln’s life on the “front,” while also capturing [...]

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Tags: History