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News & Opinion About Huletts Landing, N.Y.

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Entries from August 2016

Now for Some History: July 1922

August 28th, 2016 · Comments Off

This postcard from July 20, 1922, depicting Huletts Landing, was mailed from Silver Bay NY. Sometimes the most interesting part of an old postcard is what was written on it. Many thanks to Russ Considine for providing this glimpse into the summer of 1922. Here is what was written on the back: “Have come to [...]

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Tags: History · Lake George

We Can Do Better

August 26th, 2016 · Comments Off

The Huletts Landing Volunteer Fire Company needs your help. This year alone they taught the First Aid Course, purchased the AED’s for the community and had their open house. They have steadfastly kept the community up to date with their activities thru the Huletts Current and emails. This year, in order to save money, instead [...]

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Tags: Our Neighbors · The Landing

FHHL Speaker Kimball Brought Raptors

August 26th, 2016 · Comments Off

Nancy Kimball, wildlife rehabilitator, holds an owl on Thursday at the Mountain Grove Memorial Church as part of the Friends of Historic Huletts Landing Summer Lecture Series. Those who attended the Friends of Historic Huletts Landing Lecture entitled: Meet the Raptors by wildlife rehabilitator, Nancy Kimball, were treated to a great program. About 45 attended, [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · Local Wildlife · The Landing

NBC “Running Wild with Bear Grylls” Adirondack Episode Monday

August 25th, 2016 · Comments Off

The August 29th episode of “Running Wild with Bear Grylls,” will feature Grylls and NBA great,Shaquille O’Neal, being dropped into the Adirondacks. See the preview below. O’Neal’s episode will air on Monday 8/29 at 10 p.m

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Tags: Adirondacks · Casino Fun

June & July Dresden Town Board Meeting Minutes

August 22nd, 2016 · Comments Off

The minutes from the June and July 2016 Dresden Town Board meetings were recently approved and have been posted on the town’s website. June Minutes July Minutes The August minutes will not be approved until September and so on. (Some months are not immediately approved at the following month’s meeting in the event of changes.)

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Demonstration of “Stryker Rescue Chair” to HLVFC Firefighters

August 21st, 2016 · Comments Off

A demonstration of a “Stryker Rescue Chair” was given to the Huletts Landing Volunteer Fire Company. The August 15, 2016 training session at the firehouse was dedicated to a demonstration of a new emergency asset being considered for purchase by the Huletts Landing Volunteer Fire Company, the “Stryker Rescue Chair.” Fire Chief, Jay Vander Plaat, [...]

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AED’s Arrive – Goal Achieved

August 21st, 2016 · Comments Off

An automated external defibrillator (AED). I received word this past week from the Huletts Volunteer Fire Company Chief, Jay Vander Plaat, that the new AED’s which the fire company ordered have arrived. An automated external defibrillator (AED) is a lightweight, portable device that delivers an electric shock through the chest to the heart. The shock [...]

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Tags: The Landing

Bits of Everything

August 21st, 2016 · Comments Off

The Chronicle: Off-duty police officer from Cheektowaga was key to LG fatal boat crash investigation The Daily Beast: America Was 20 Minutes Away From Being French

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Tags: Adirondacks · History · Lake George

LGLC Protects Wetlands in Putnam to Protect Lake George

August 18th, 2016 · Comments Off

Map of Bridge the Nose Initiative (Click image to see larger view.) The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) has acquired 65 acres in the Town of Putnam from Thomas and Christine Bain. The land contains important wetlands and includes a significant part of the Sucker Brook marsh, which drains directly into Lake George at Glenburnie. [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment · Washington County

Budweiser Clydesdale’s in Lake George Village: August 18th

August 16th, 2016 · Comments Off

A Budweiser Clydesdale at home in St. Louis. The world famous Budweiser Clydesdale team will be in the Charles R. Wood Park in Lake George Village this Thursday, August 18th between 4:00 and 5:00 pm. They will be available for taking pictures with. Between 5:00 and 6:00 pm, they will parade down Beach Road and [...]

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Tags: Casino Fun · Lake George

Skip Linhart Golf Tournament: August 20th

August 15th, 2016 · Comments Off

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Tags: The Landing

Whitehall Common Core Test Scores Rank Very Low

August 15th, 2016 · Comments Off

Below is the percentage of students who were proficient on the Common Core tests in Math and English at the Whitehall School District. Grade 3 Grade 3 Grade 8 Grade 8 Math English Math English 09% 30% 13% 08% The 3rd grade Math and the 8th grade English scores were the lowest in the county.

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Meet the Raptors of the Adirondacks: FHHL Lecture – Thursday August 25th

August 14th, 2016 · Comments Off

Nancy Kimball, wildlife rehabilitator, will speak on Thursday, August 26th at 6:30 pm at the Mountain Grove Memorial Church as part of the Friends of Historic Huletts Landing Summer Lecture Series. Nancy Kimball, a licensed wildlife rehabilitator, will present a program on the characteristics and behaviors of raptors that live in this area. Nancy has [...]

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Tags: Local Wildlife · The Landing

Calling All Artists

August 12th, 2016 · Comments Off

The Friends of Historic Huletts Landing will be having their annual Art Auction on Saturday August 20th between 5:00 -7:00 pm. For all artists who would like to donate their work, please drop off art at the Gallery between 10:00 am and noon on: Tuesday 8/16 Thursday 8/18 Saturday 8/20

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