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News & Opinion About Huletts Landing, N.Y.

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Entries from May 2016

Lake George Land Conservancy Focuses on Indian Brook as Conservation Area

May 31st, 2016 · Comments Off

An aerial view over the wetlands of Amy’s Park, which is a major part of the Indian Brook watershed. The peak in the middle is Pole Hill; on the right is High Nopit, and on the far left is Walnut Ridge. Walnut Ridge is part of the New York state Pole Hill Pond Forest Preserve, [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

2015 Lake George Recreation Study – Final Report

May 30th, 2016 · Comments Off

The Lake George Park Commission recently announced the completion and release of the 2015 Lake George Recreation Study. This comprehensive study, a year in the making, reviews the recreational activities and trends on Lake George over the past decade. Lake George is one of the most pristine and treasured waterbodies in the Northeast if not [...]

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Tags: Lake George · Local Wildlife · NY State · Our Neighbors · The Environment · The Landing

Catholic Chapel of the Assumption News

May 28th, 2016 · Comments Off

The Chapel of the Assumption will be opening today, Saturday May 28th, with several improvements having been accomplished over the winter. The stone cheek walls at the entrance, which had a flaking and cracked surface, have been repaired and refinished, and the walkway has been given an easier-to-clean attractive terrazo finish. Inside, in the rear [...]

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Tags: The Landing

Shhhhhhhh its a Surprise

May 28th, 2016 · Comments Off

There will be a surprise birthday party for Mr. Quick in the Casino on Saturday night. Everyone is welcome to stop by the Casino on Saturday evening around 7:00 pm for a surprise birthday for Bob Quick. Please do not say anything to him so that it will be a surprise. Please stop by and [...]

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Tags: The Landing

Bluff Head Bridge Work: Drive Slow Down Mountain

May 25th, 2016 · Comments Off

If you haven’t been in Huletts Landing for awhile and are planning on being there for the Memorial Day weekend, please drive slowly as you get to the base of the mountain. The county is working on the bridge to Bluff Head and it’s down to one lane for those heading out that way. There [...]

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Tags: The Landing · Washington County

Video: On the Lake

May 20th, 2016 · Comments Off

On The Lake from Filmworks109 on Vimeo.

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Tags: Lake George

School District Vote Results

May 18th, 2016 · Comments Off

Yesterday’s vote to choose two members of the school board resulted in Jeremy Putorti and Hope Gordon winning five-year terms with 299 and 242 respective votes. The other candidates gathered these totals: Harold Nicholson, Jr. 194 Jade Martel 161 Virginia T. Rivette 102 Joseph Swahn 59 Anda Stipins-Gang 43 The proposition for shrinking the school [...]

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Tags: The Landing · Whitehall

LGA’s Rohne Named to Board of State Federation of Lake Associations

May 16th, 2016 · Comments Off

Kristen Rohne, of the Lake George Association. Kristen Rohne, the Lake George Association’s Director of Education, has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the New York State Federation of Lake Associations. The election took place at the Federation’s recent annual conference in Hamilton, NY. “NYSFOLA is delighted to welcome Kristen to [...]

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Tags: Lake George · NY State · The Environment

Interview with Harold Nicholson Jr., School Board Candidate

May 15th, 2016 · Comments Off

Harold Nicholson, Jr., candidate for the Whitehall School Board. Today, I post a candidate interview with Harold Nicholson, Jr., candidate for the school board. He is one of seven candidates running for two seats on the Whitehall School Board. Voting is Tuesday, May 17th. I mailed candidate questionnaires to all those running in this year’s [...]

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Tags: The Landing · Whitehall

Volunteers Needed for Invasives Work Days in Ticonderoga

May 15th, 2016 · Comments Off

The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) is hosting a three-day effort to eradicate invasive shrubby honeysuckle from the Cook Mountain Preserve in Ticonderoga, June 7-9, 10 am to 6 pm. The forest of the Cook Mountain Preserve has become overtaken by invasive shrubby honeysuckle, a non-native aggressive plant that overtakes forest understories, pushing out native [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

Interview with Virginia Rivette, School Board Candidate

May 12th, 2016 · Comments Off

Today, I post a candidate interview with Virginia Rivette, candidate for the school board. She is one of seven candidates running for two seats on the Whitehall School Board. Voting is Tuesday, May 17th. I mailed candidate questionnaires to all those running in this year’s election and will post their responses in the order received. [...]

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Tags: The Landing · Whitehall

Interview with Anda Stipins-Gang, School Board Candidate

May 10th, 2016 · Comments Off

Anda Stipins-Gang, candidate for the Whitehall School Board. Today, I post a candidate interview with Anda Stipins-Gang, candidate for the school board. She is one of seven candidates running for two seats on the Whitehall School Board. Voting is Tuesday, May 17th. I mailed candidate questionnaires to all those running in this year’s election and [...]

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Tags: The Landing · Whitehall

Nyquist Wins the 2016 Kentucky Derby

May 8th, 2016 · Comments Off

For anyone who missed it, below is yesterday’s full Kentucky Derby, which was an exciting race to watch.

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Tags: National News

School Board Candidate Questionnaires Mailed

May 7th, 2016 · Comments Off

Recently I mailed questionnaires to all the candidates running for the two open seats on the school board. I will post the candidate responses as I receive them.

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Tags: The Landing · Whitehall