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Entries from September 2016

Bits of Everything

September 24th, 2016 · Comments Off

Former Board Member Rejected by Voters Appointed to Whitehall School Board From Manchester Newspapers. How a Rembrandt Ended Up in Glens Falls From North Country Public Radio Painters Headed to Ticonderoga From the Sun Newspapers

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Tags: Adirondacks · History · NY State · The Landing · Ticonderoga · Washington County · Whitehall

New Area Code in Eastern Upstate New York Announced

September 24th, 2016 · Comments Off

Telephone, Cell Phone Customers To Use 838 Area Code Starting in 3rd Quarter 2017 The New York State Public Service Commission (Commission) today announced that a new area code number has been assigned for eastern upstate New York. The new 838 area code will provide additional much-needed phone numbers for residents and businesses in the [...]

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Tags: The Landing · Washington County

Saturday Quote

September 24th, 2016 · Comments Off

“We cannot adequately combat environmental degradation unless we attend to causes related to human and social degradation.” Pope Francis

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Tags: International News

In Celebration of September 21st

September 21st, 2016 · Comments Off

Earth, Wind & Fire – September “Do you remember the 21st night of September? Love was changing the minds of pretenders While chasing the clouds away”

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Tags: Casino Fun

NJ Supreme Court Decides Case Frank Kapusinski Argued

September 19th, 2016 · Comments Off

Frank Kapusinski arguing a case before the New Jersey Supreme Court earlier this year. Back in April, I reported that my brother, Frank Kapusinski, had argued a case in front of the New Jersey Supreme Court. He represented Bergen County’s County Executive in the case: Northwest Bergen County Utilities Authority v. Kathleen A. Donovan. The [...]

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Tags: Our Neighbors · The Landing

Update on POSTPlan

September 18th, 2016 · Comments Off

In 2012, the US Postal Service introduced POSTPlan as a means of keeping Post Offices open by reducing hours. The Huletts Landing Post Office is now only open 4 hours per day. POSTPlan reduced operations at many rural Post Offices to 2, 4 or 6 hours per day in hundreds of Post Offices throughout the [...]

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Tags: National News · The Landing

August Dresden Town Board Meeting Minutes

September 14th, 2016 · Comments Off

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

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Tags: The Landing

Powerful Storm Blows Thru Sunday Morning

September 11th, 2016 · Comments Off

A storm powerful enough to break windows blew through Huletts on Sunday morning. Update: 12:45 PM There are a bunch of limbs and a few trees down around the Landing. Looks like some other nearby areas got hit worse. A powerful line of storms blew through Huletts on Sunday morning around 6:00 am. A number [...]

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Tags: The Landing

Washington County Soil & Water Conservation District Explained

September 8th, 2016 · Comments Off

As everyone knows, Washington county is a large county with much of its total acreage dedicated to farming and dairy production. I like to occasionally spotlight things going on in the county that might be of interest. Today, I wanted to explain what the Washington County Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) does. The Washington [...]

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Tags: Local Wildlife · The Environment · Washington County

New Book: The Battle of Lake George

September 7th, 2016 · Comments Off

The Battle of Lake George: England’s First Triump in the French and Indian War by William R. Griffith IV was released this past week. This is a great new release that sounds very intriguing. In the early morning of September 8, 1755, a force of French Regulars, Canadians and Indians crouched unseen in a ravine [...]

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Tags: History · Lake George

Labor Day Brings End to Summer “Season”

September 5th, 2016 · Comments Off

The summer of 2016 was a memorable one. While Labor Day marks the end of the summer tourist season, I wanted to remind everyone there’s still a lot of good weather left and things will be happening throughout September and October which will be covered here. A few reminders: The Casino will be transitioning to [...]

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Tags: The Landing

Link: Weekend Boat Accident Explained

September 5th, 2016 · Comments Off

The Post Star has an account of the boating accident that occurred near Burgess Island this past weekend. If you were in Huletts this weekend, you may have seen the search lights from the police as this occurred after dusk on Saturday night.

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Tags: Lake George · The Landing

Labor Day Weekend Events

September 2nd, 2016 · Comments Off

There will be a lot going on over the Labor Day weekend in Huletts. Here are the events that I’m aware of. Saturday: 9:15 am – AED dedication followed by corn husking at the Caddy Shack 12:30 pm – Family picnic at HLPOCA Beach 7:00 pm – Talent Show at Casino Sunday: 12:30 pm – [...]

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Tags: The Landing