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Entries from June 2016

Free Show at the Casino: Thursday June 30th

June 29th, 2016 · Comments Off

The Erndl Brothers Band playing: Thursday, June 30th, at 9:00 p.m. at the Huletts Casino

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Tags: Casino Fun

Tex Benedict Plays at the Casino

June 29th, 2016 · Comments Off

The band “Tex Benedict” played at the Casino on Tuesday night. (Click image to see full-scale.) As we draw closer to the 4th of July weekend, there are some fun things happening at the Huletts Casino. Last night, the band, Tex Benedict, entertained the crowd.

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Tags: Casino Fun · The Landing

Work Progresses on 6B Bridge

June 29th, 2016 · Comments Off

The final segment of the new deck was lifted into place on the new 6B bridge on Tuesday. (Click image to see full-scale.) Washington county is making a concentrated effort to have the new 6B bridge completed soon. Yesterday, the final segment of the new deck was lifted into place. If you have not been [...]

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Tags: The Environment · The Landing · Washington County

House on Mountain Burns Overnight

June 28th, 2016 · Comments Off

Update: 3:30 p.m. Tuesday June 28th I spoke to Huletts Landing fire chief, Jay Vander Plaat, who conveyed the following. The fire has been extinguished and he had the unfortunate task of notifying the owner that the house had been totally consumed. The Huletts Landing Volunteer fire company was on the scene until 2:30 pm [...]

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Tags: The Environment · The Landing

HLPOCA Cocktail Party: Saturday July 2nd

June 27th, 2016 · Comments Off

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Tags: Our Neighbors · The Landing

Free Show at the Casino: Tuesday June 28th

June 26th, 2016 · Comments Off

Tex Benedict featuring Terelle Brown, Bobby Bishop, Keenan Stark and the O’Grady Family Band Tuesday, June 28th, at 9:00 p.m. at the Huletts Casino

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Tags: Casino Fun

Hide the Kids: Soda Fountain Opens Tonight

June 24th, 2016 · Comments Off

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice-cream! You heard it right – the Huletts Soda Fountain opens tonight, Friday, June 24th at 7:00 pm. School’s out and the summer is beginning!!

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Tags: Casino Fun

Liam Ballantyne’s Pictures from Afar

June 24th, 2016 · Comments Off

Liam Ballantyne (right) with his Eagle Scout sponsor, Mike Philbrook (left) on-board the United States Coast Guard’s Barque Eagle in London Harbor before the Eagle set sail for Norfolk, VA. Mr. Philbrook, a 1983 graduate of the Naval Academy, happened to be in London before the Eagle set sail. Liam Ballantyne, son of Peter and [...]

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Tags: Casino Fun · Our Neighbors

April & May Dresden Town Board Meeting Minutes

June 21st, 2016 · Comments Off

The minutes from the April and May 2016 Dresden Town Board meetings were recently approved and have been posted on the town’s website. April Minutes May Minutes The June minutes will not be approved until July and so on.

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Tags: The Landing · Washington County

Email to the Editor

June 21st, 2016 · Comments Off

On Monday, June, 20th, the guys from our Fire Department were really put to the test. There are some locations in Hulett’s Landing where the Fire Department has easy access to water for drafting. Other places are challenging, and some have no access at all. Land’s End Road is the ultimate challenge for accessing water. [...]

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Fire on Nobles Island Extinguished

June 20th, 2016 · Comments Off

Update: 6:00 pm Monday I spoke to the Narrow Island forest ranger and he said the fire had been extinguished. The Lake George Park Commission, the Bolton fire department, and the Hague fire department all responded. The fire was most likely started by some embers that were blown out of a fire pit by a [...]

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

New Sign Installed at Huletts Library & Gallery

June 19th, 2016 · Comments Off

A new sign has recently been installed by the Friends of Historic Huletts Landing at the Huletts Library and Gallery. The original pen and ink drawing of the graphic was created by Suzanne Straton as part of a logo for the FHHL. Sign production was managed by Dan Hollander. Bill Clough, Stephen White, Tom Keating, [...]

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Bridge Dedication in Memory of Maynard Rushia Well Attended

June 18th, 2016 · Comments Off

A plaque on Dresden bridge T-11 on Pike Brook road, now commemorates former Dresden Highway Superintendent, Maynard Rushia. On Saturday June 18th, a large crowd attended the bridge dedication ceremony on Pike Brook Road in honor of former Dresden Highway Superintendent, Maynard Rushia. “Maynard” as he was known to the people of Dresden, served many [...]

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Tags: Our Neighbors · The Landing · Washington County

County Route 6B Bridge Update

June 17th, 2016 · Comments Off

I wanted to give a quick update on the work progressing on the 6B bridge to Bluff Head. I spoke to the county crew yesterday and they’re hoping to have it completed by the first week in July. A lot depends on the weather but they’re finishing up on the abutments and work is progressing [...]

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Tags: The Environment · The Landing · Washington County