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Entries from April 2017

School Board Election & Budget Vote: May 16th

April 30th, 2017 · Comments Off

Voting for five open seats on the school board, adoption of the annual school budget and a school bus purchase resolution will take place on Tuesday, May 16th between 12:00 noon and 9:00 pm at the Gymnasium of the Junior-Senior high school building on Buckley Road in Whitehall. Under the proposed budget the school district [...]

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Tags: The Landing · Whitehall

LGLC Receives Grant for Land and Water Protection

April 27th, 2017 · Comments Off

Photo of beaver pond in Putnam; its protection has been supported by the Conservation Partnership Program grant awarded to the LGLC. The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) has been awarded a $40,000 grant from the 2017 Conservation Partnership Program, administered by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and the Land Trust Alliance. [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

Fort Ticonderoga 2017 Season Begins Saturday, May 6th

April 25th, 2017 · Comments Off

Spend the day at Fort Ticonderoga, rain or shine May 6-October 29. Special events and programs are offered throughout the year. (Photo Credit: Copyright Fort Ticonderoga, Photographer: Carl Heilman II) Experience Fort Ticonderoga on land and water during the 2017 season, beginning on Saturday, May 6. Fort Ticonderoga is a historic site, museum, and family [...]

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Tags: Ticonderoga

Seven Candidates to Run for Five School Board Seats

April 20th, 2017 · Comments Off

Seven candidates have filed to run for the five school board seats up for election this year in the Whitehall Central School District. Those candidates are: James Brooks Chris Dudley Jason Hoagland Richard LaChappelle Michele Redmond Virginia Rivette Roxanne Waters More to come.

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Tags: The Landing · Whitehall

Friends, Visitors and Guests

April 18th, 2017 · Comments Off

Some visitors to Huletts circa the 1990?s. With Easter behind us and the weather getting warmer, many people are beginning to think about returning to Huletts. We sometimes forget all those talented guests and friends we have visiting us and our neighbors in the summer. I’m beginning to work on the speaker series for the [...]

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Tags: Casino Fun

Congresswoman Stefanik Visits Afghanistan

April 18th, 2017 · Comments Off

Congresswoman Stefanik with servicemen in Afghanistan. This weekend Congresswoman Stefanik returned from a bipartisan Congressional Delegation visit to Afghanistan and the Middle East. As the Chair of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities, this was an important opportunity for the Congressional delegation to conduct oversight of the policy, strategy, and resource [...]

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Tags: International News · National News · NY State

March Dresden Town Board Meeting Minutes

April 17th, 2017 · Comments Off

The minutes from the March 2017 Dresden Town Board meeting were recently approved and have been posted on the town’s website. March Minutes The April minutes will not be approved until May and so on.

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Tags: The Landing

Happy Easter

April 16th, 2017 · Comments Off

This morning’s Gospel reading is John 20:1–9: On the first day of the week, Mary of Magdala came to the tomb early in the morning, while it was still dark, and saw the stone removed from the tomb. So she ran and went to Simon Peter and to the other disciple whom Jesus loved, and [...]

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Tags: History · International News · Our Neighbors

Good Friday 2017

April 14th, 2017 · Comments Off

Christ Crowned with Thorns Hendrick ter Brugghen 1620 “Christ is shown with his head down, quietly suffering in the forecourt of Pilate’s palace, surrounded by jeering soldiers. The scene depicts one of the torments that Christ was subjected to on the long Friday that ended in his death upon the Cross. Mockingly he has been [...]

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Tags: History · Our Neighbors

Palm Sunday 2017

April 9th, 2017 · Comments Off

Entry into Jerusalem Pieter Coecke van Aelst circa 1530 and 1535 From the collection of Bonnefantenmuseum “In the foreground, several figures are cheering Christ on his entry into Jerusalem on a donkey. The Mount of Olives, where Jesus and his disciples have come from, can be seen in the distance. The painting gives a very [...]

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Tags: History · International News

New Book about John Apperson Coming in May

April 4th, 2017 · Comments Off

The cover of John Apperson’s Lake George by Ellen Apperson Brown. A new book is coming in May 2017 from Arcadia Publishing entitled; John Apperson’s Lake George by Ellen Apperson Brown ( ISBN: 9781467124768 $21.99 | 128pp. | paperback ). The book focuses on the efforts of noted Lake George preservationist and conservationist, John S. [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

Whitehall School Board: February Meeting Minutes

April 3rd, 2017 · Comments Off

The minutes for the February school board meeting of the Whitehall Central School district were recently finalized. Here is a link to the February minutes.

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Tags: The Landing · Whitehall

Five School Board Seats Up for Election This Year

April 3rd, 2017 · Comments Off

Five school board seats will be up for election in 2017. School board President, Jeremy Putorti resigned in March, making a four-year seat available. Two other current members, James Brooks and Samantha Kingsley, will have their terms end this year. Those seats are three-year terms. Two two-year terms will also be up for a vote [...]

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Tags: The Landing · Whitehall

Back in Business

April 3rd, 2017 · Comments Off

If you’ve been trying to access the Huletts Current over the last few days, you received all types of error messages. I appreciate all those who emailed me about this. I apologize for the interruption in service. The database which stores the posts and the server which interactively serves the pages were not working together [...]

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Tags: Technical Updates