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Entries from January 2016

Saturday Quote

January 30th, 2016 · Comments Off

“A sunny disposition is worth more than [a monetary] fortune. Young people should know that it can be cultivated; that the mind like the body can be moved from the shade into sunshine.” Andrew Carnegie

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Tags: Casino Fun · History

Lake Street Dive Performs ‘Call Off Your Dogs’

January 29th, 2016 · Comments Off

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Tags: Casino Fun

Lake George Land Conservancy Closes on Reed Parcel, Moves Forward With South Mountain Initiative

January 26th, 2016 · Comments Off

Photo of the “Reed Property” on the east shore and north toward Ticonderoga, taken from the west shore’s Roger’s Little Slide. (Click image to see full-scale.) The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) has purchased 140 acres that are part of the South Mountain range in Putnam, for the price of $210,000. The closing took place [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · Lake George · Local Wildlife · The Environment

Video: Jimmy Fallon and Kevin Hart Ride a Roller Coaster

January 23rd, 2016 · Comments Off

I laughed so hard, I had to turn it off it was hurting my ribs!

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Tags: Casino Fun

Video: Here’s To Adirondack Traditions!

January 23rd, 2016 · Comments Off

The Raquette Lake Ice Harvest – This video was taken February 2015. The Annual ice harvest in Raquette Lake, NY has been happening for over 100 years. Here's To Adirondack Traditions! from Adirondack Mountain Productions on Vimeo.

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Tags: Adirondacks · Casino Fun

Bolton Receives Grant to Improve Public Docking at Park

January 22nd, 2016 · Comments Off

File photo of Rogers Memorial Park in Bolton. (Click image to see full-scale.) For the boaters from the “Landing” who visit Bolton, this story should be of interest. Recently, the town of Bolton was awarded an additional $362,000 from the New York State Department of State to further improve Rogers Memorial Park on Lake George. [...]

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Tags: Lake George

ANNUAL Rachel Ray Cooking Show: APRIL 29, 2016

January 21st, 2016 · Comments Off

ANNUAL Rachel Ray Benefit Cooking Show: APRIL 29, 2016 6:30-10:30 pm Lake George High School Auditorium Pre Show: Pet and People Food Exchange for Door Prize Chances Evening Program includes Recipe Handouts, Books Sales & Signing, Photo Opportunity and Recipe Tasting. Proceeds are directed to LGHS graduates (Alumni) entering their 2nd year of an educational [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · Casino Fun · Lake George

December Dresden Town Board Meeting Minutes

January 18th, 2016 · Comments Off

The minutes from the December 2015 Dresden Town Board meeting have been posted. December Minutes The January minutes will not be approved until February and so on.

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Tags: The Landing

Now for Some History: June 1913

January 17th, 2016 · Comments Off

BURGLAR’S LAST JOB Hudson Falls Man Killed While Robbing House at Hague Shot By Artist Harry Watrous Frank Cardinal Fatally Wounded by Two Bullets from Colt Automatic—His Brother Escapes Uninjured But is Captured and Jailed. Harry W. Watrous, a New York artist, at 2 o’clock Monday morning discovered Frank and Joseph Cardinal, of Hudson Falls, [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · History

Letter to the Editor

January 15th, 2016 · Comments Off

Dear Dresden Town Resident, This letter is to inform you that the Dresden Town Board has recently discussed the condition of the current Veterans Plaque. We decided that the plaque needs to be updated and replaced. We have recently formed a committee to plan the replacement/upgrade of the existing Veterans Memorial at the Dresden Town [...]

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Tags: The Landing

Rep. Stefanik State of the Union Guest: Brigadier General Diana Holland, First Female Commandant of U.S. Military Academy at West Point

January 13th, 2016 · Comments Off

Rep. Elise Stefanik meeting with her State of the Union guest, Brigadier General Diana Holland, in her Washington office last night. Brigadier General Diana Holland was the honorary guest of Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) at the President’s State of the Union Address on Tuesday, January 12th. Brigadier General Holland served as the 10th Mountain Division’s [...]

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Tags: National News · NY State

2015 LGPC Boat Inspection Program – Final Report

January 11th, 2016 · Comments Off

Lake George Friends and Partners, Attached, please find the Lake George Park Commission’s 2015 Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Program Final Report. This report concluded the two-year pilot mandatory trailered boat inspection program for Lake George, and details both how the program was administered and its outcomes. This program simply would not have been possible without [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

Aerial America – Vermont (Full Episode)

January 1st, 2016 · Comments Off

The Smithsonian Channel is having a marathon viewing this weekend of their Aerial America show encompassing all 50 states. If you’re unfamiliar with this show, they view a state by air, highlighting the scenic wonders and historic places. This morning they spotlighted our neighbor Vermont. They don’t allow embedding but the entire Vermont episode can [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · Our Neighbors