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Entries from December 2016

Top News Story of Huletts: 2016

December 30th, 2016 · Comments Off

Washington County highway department workers placing the new deck on the 6B bridge in Huletts Landing during June 2016. (Click image to see full-scale.) Since I’ve been writing here on the Huletts Current, I’ve gotten in the habit of recapping at the end of the year what I consider to be the top news story [...]

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Tags: History · The Landing

Now for Some History: 1919

December 29th, 2016 · Comments Off

The NY State Archives has an image in their collection of William C. Noble, fire observer, sitting in the doorway of a wooden shack used for observing the outbreak of forest fires on Black Mountain in 1919. It can be enlarged to see full-scale.

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Tags: Adirondacks · History · The Landing

Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays

December 25th, 2016 · Comments Off

To celebrate Christmas, I offer you a poem by J.R.R. Tolkien, most famous for his work The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. This and another of Tolkien’s poems were uncovered in 2013 by researchers in England. Wishing you and your family a very Merry Christmas. NOEL by J. R. R. Tolkien Grim was [...]

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Tags: Casino Fun · Our Neighbors

Video: Disney’s the Most Magical Time of Year

December 24th, 2016 · Comments Off

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Dresden Christmas Party Enjoyed by Many

December 19th, 2016 · Comments Off

Mrs. and Mr. Santa Claus (played by Town Councilman John Barber, Jr.) with the Honorable Jack Eggleston. Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus came early this year to the 2016 Dresden holiday party on Saturday because so many children have been good in Dresden this year. A large crowd attended and enjoyed the festivities. Linda Barber [...]

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Tags: The Landing

Saturday Song: ‘All I Want for Christmas’ Carpool Karaoke

December 17th, 2016 · Comments Off

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Tags: Casino Fun

2016 Lake George Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention / Boat Inspection Program Report

December 16th, 2016 · Comments Off

The Lake George Park Commission has released the 2016 Lake George Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention / Boat Inspection Program Report. 2016 was the busiest year to date under the program, with a fairly significant increase in the number of boater contacts over the previous two years due to the fantastic weather this past summer. (Click [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment · The Landing

Holiday Fun: The Radio City Rockettes

December 16th, 2016 · Comments Off

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Tags: Casino Fun

November Dresden Town Board Meeting Minutes

December 15th, 2016 · Comments Off

The minutes from the November 2016 Dresden Town Board meeting were recently approved and have been posted on the town’s website. November Minutes The December minutes will not be approved until January and so on.

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Town Christmas Party: Saturday December 17th

December 14th, 2016 · Comments Off

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Famous Supreme Court Case Has Local Connection

December 13th, 2016 · Comments Off

One of the most famous United States Supreme Court cases, Engel v. Vitale, 370 U.S. 421 (1962) (sometimes known as the school prayer case) has a significant local connection. William J. Vitale, Jr. was the School Board President of the school district that was involved in the case. Mr. Vitale was a summer resident of [...]

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Tags: History · National News · NY State · The Landing

Pictures from the 2016 HLVFC Christmas Party

December 9th, 2016 · Comments Off

The Huletts firehouse as it looked on the evening of December 3, 2016. The holiday spirit was very much alive and well at the Huletts Firehouse on Saturday, December 3rd as the Huletts Landing Volunteer Fire Company hosted their 2016 Christmas party. The setting was once again a wash with fully decorated trees, garlands of [...]

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LGPC Boat & Dock Fees to Increase in 2017

December 5th, 2016 · Comments Off

The Lake George Park Commission has received approval from the state legislature to raise dock, mooring and boat fees in 2017. From the bill authorizing the increase: Dock, wharf and mooring fees. The owner of a dock, wharf or mooring within the park used for non-commercial residential purposes shall pay an annual fee of fifty [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

Bronze For USA Luge In Lake Placid World Cup Team Relay

December 3rd, 2016 · Comments Off

Team @USA_Luge takes the podium for their 3rd place finish in the @FIL_Luge #lugeworldcup Team Relay. #lakeplacidevents pic.twitter.com/1SIm3a5fQl — Lake Placid Events (@LkPlacidEvents) December 3, 2016

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Tags: Adirondacks · International News