Tag Archives: Lake Champlain

Tourist season better but seen as still lagging

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A year after spring flooding and a depressed economy put a damper on summer tourism, local business owners say this year has been slightly better. Despite a warm and dry start to the summer and what local officials are describing as an enthusiastic response to the return of electrical services along the mooring wall on […]

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Lecture series features a wide range of topics

The Arts and Recreation Commission of Whitehall has announced its 2012 summer lecture series. The series features weekly talks on topics of local interest. Local author and business owner George T. Kapusinski will speak on “The Huletts Hotel Fire,” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 24, at the Cooke’s Island Recreation Center on Lower Main […]

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Waterfowl season meetings slated for next month

Duck and goose hunters from New York and Vermont are encouraged to attend meetings next month on Lake Champlain’s waterfowl hunting season. Under federal regulations, waterfowl seasons, bag limits and shooting hours in the Lake Champlain Zone must be uniform throughout the entire zone. Therefore, waterfowl seasons in New York’s portion of the Lake Champlain […]

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Its 1777 over again at Fort Ti

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The climatic summer of 1777 will be experienced anew as Fort Ticonderoga presents its “Defiance and Independence” battle re-enactment this weekend. The event takes place from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, July 21 and 22. The weekend brings to life the surprising American retreat and British capture of Fort Ticonderoga in […]

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Community Calendar 7/5/12

Thursday July 5   Reenactment ORWELL The Retreat from Mount Independence will be reenacted on Thursday and Friday, July 5 and 6, at the Mount Independence State Historic Site, 497 Mount Independence Road in Orwell. Reenactors will go on a 26-mile hike from the Mount to Hubbardton as the soldiers did 235 years ago. Information: […]

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History comes alive at Fort Ticonderoga

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Explore life at Fort Ticonderoga on the eve of the 1758 battle at Fort Ticonderoga’s upcoming living history weekend, July 7 and 8.

                    One of the largest battles staged in North America prior to the Civil War will be discovered anew this weekend as Fort Ticonderoga holds its Battle of Carillon Living History weekend. The event will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and […]

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Class is in session, on wreck and under water

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The USS Ticonderoga was transformed into a modern-day classroom last week as a group of scientists tried to further its knowledge of nautical archaeology. A half dozen students and their instructors climbed aboard the ship — perhaps the first time in 200 years the schooner has been boarded — to explore how boats were constructed […]

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Big lake fishing derby this weekend

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One of the oldest freshwater family fishing events in the country returns to the waters of Lake Champlain this weekend. The 31st annual Lake Champlain International Father’s Day Fishing Derby will be held Saturday, June 16, through Monday, June 18. The derby is also one of the largest freshwater tournaments in the United States and […]

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Business owner relocates to Whitehall for exposure, location

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                    It was Whitehall’s proximity to several bodies of water and the opportunity to work in a larger space that motivated Bill Pearo to establish his business in Whitehall. Pearo, recently moved his business, Got It Covered Canvas Products, from Hydeville, Vt., to 196 Broadway. “The […]

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Fort Ticonderoga opens May 18

Fort Ticonderoga opens for the 2012 season on Saturday, May 18, and visitors will have the chance to learn the integral role the fort played in the formation of America. “Fort Ticonderoga is a family destination and a center of learning. A visit is an interactive, multidisciplined experience,” said Beth Hill, executive director. “It’s exploring […]

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Girls fall to Greenwich in opener

A stingy defense was too much for Granville to overcome in season opener Friday night. Granville was held to seven […]

Girls compete with Cougars

The Whitehall girls’ basketball team (0-3) is still seeking its first win of the season. However, the girls stuck with […]

Boys’ hoops handed first loss

After leaping out to a 2-0 start, the Whitehall boys’ basketball team was grounded at North Warren, 65-43. To say […]

Main Street rebounding, says dog salon owner

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By Dan King Malin Shepherd’s new dog salon on Main Street is a sign, she says, that the street is […]

What are you drinking?

Whitehall water

By Dan King If you live in the Village of Whitehall, your drinking water is perfectly healthy. That’s what the […]

Dared by friends, she write a novel

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By Derek Liebig It started with a dare. A few years ago, Granville resident Michele Sargent was having lunch with […]