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Items filtered by date: December 2017
Wednesday, 31 January 2018 14:36

Enjoy The 2018 Lake George Winter Carnival

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Lake George Village offers a month-long celebration of winter during this annual family-friendly festival! The Winter Carnival takes place each weekend throughout February (Saturdays and Sundays from 2/3/2018-2/25/2018), so mark your calendar now and get ready to take part in the fun.

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The premier Striped Bass Tournament in the lower Hudson Valley will celebrate its 5th anniversary at the beautiful Cortlandt Yacht Club on April 27,28,29,2018. Boasting a grand prize of $2000, and a $1000
combined weight prize, this year’s event will surpass all other events in recent memory. Rods, reels, bikes, and a wide assortment of prizes for many of the participants

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Imagine the foresight, planning and actual construction of a water-filled ditch from Albany to Buffalo in the years after the American Revolution, 40 feet wide, 4 foot deep, when such an idea was incomprehensible to most citizens of New York State. This is the canal, envisioned by New York Governor DeWitt Clinton, that was still under construction 200 years ago this year. The waterway was hand dug by many immigrants from foreign lands, some of whom died in construction accidents and are even buried within its banks.

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Olympic size Pool with Diving Pool Memberships available for family’s and singles at large Yacht Club & Marina with Cafe Restaurant. (Rob,s on the River, At the Cortlandt Yacht Club on the Hudson River, Previously High Tide Cafe. It’s the same family owners running it, But just a change of name to honor Rob who passed to soon and is missed ) This is a Pool swim club membership that is family friendly and is not just a pool, Cafe with good food and playground but a social club .

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Saturday, 27 January 2018 14:10

Connecting the Hudson River and the Erie Canal

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Beginning in May the Corning GlassBarge will be anchored near the site of the original Corning factory, called the Flint Glass Company on Brooklyn’s Waterfront explaining the original adventure of the Corning Glass Company’s move from Brooklyn, NY to what would become Corning’s home for the next 150 years in Corning, NY.

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Friday, 26 January 2018 14:05

River to Ridge Trail

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New Paltz, New York its at the base of the Shawangunks and boasts lovely views of the Ridge’s striking cliffs. For decades, access to the beautiful wilderness on the horizon has not been easy for the community below, since hikers and cyclists setting out to explore the “Gunks” have been forced to hug a narrow and dangerous highway shoulder.

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Thursday, 25 January 2018 13:59

TONDELAYO!!!

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“Tondelayo”??? Am I going to write this whole article in Espanol??? Nope: “Tondelayo” is the name of the Collings Foundation World War II North American B-25 Mitchell. Let’s talk about World War II airplane names for a bit. I don’t recall ever seeing, or hearing of a Spitfire or Hurricane with a name on its fuselage. Same with ME-109’s and FW-190’s: every once in a while I’ve seen a picture of one with some kind of dragon or something else scary and/or “fierce” on the tail, but “names” up front are to me, rare if not totally absent. Japanese planes also.

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Wednesday, 24 January 2018 13:54

THE HUDSON RIVER PAINTERS THEN....AND RIGHT NOW

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Love of the Hudson River began hundreds of years ago when the first explorers sailed those uncharted waters. Today, Museums are filled with the best and most moving views of the 19th Century Hudson River School of Artists. The good news is: great love and appreciation for The Hudson River is alive and well and flourishing right here/right now in 2018, with painters lining the shores to report sights most people never get to see and would find hard to imagine.

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Tuesday, 23 January 2018 13:50

The 13th Annual Great Upstate Boat Show

The 13th Annual Great Upstate Boat Show is March 2 - 4, 2018!

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Some of the best memories are created on the water and if you’ve been thinking about buying a boat or trading up to a newer model, THIS is the show. The Great Upstate Boat Show is the biggest boating sales event between New York City and Montreal. 2017 marked another record year in both attendance and sales, as thousands of folks from all over New York and New England flocked to the event just north of the Lake George Region.

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Monday, 22 January 2018 13:45

GRANDPA CARL’S KID’S COLUMN

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With a new year and plenty of winter ahead to prepare for the spring and summer fishing seasons all of my readers have time to really get prepared to go fishing with the right fishing gear. Moms and Dads, Grandparents and other folks guiding the beginning youngsters will be have useful information in each article that will optimize the odds of a successful angling adventure

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