The Sembrich has announced the launch of A Winter at Bay View, a new online exhibit highlighting winter scenes by Lake George photographer Fred Thatcher. [Read more…] about Winter On Lake George: A Virtual Photography Exhibit
Lake George lost a champion a half-century ago when the 91-year-old Charles H. Tuttle, the man who The Lake George Association honored as “Mr. Lake George,” died January 26th, 1971.
“His love for Lake George was an inspiration to all, including strangers as well as close friends,” the Ticonderoga Sentinel reported on February 4th. [Read more…] about Charles Tuttle: FDR Opponent, Lake George Advocate
Who is Isaac Jogues? Before we address this question, we should acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land when I write this article – the Iroquois Confederacy and the Algonquians – and pay our respect to their elders’ past, present and emerging. [Read more…] about Isaac Jogues: Man On A Mission
is how she saw it
blue topaz shadow
beneath the stump
of half-eaten pine cones
Despite record numbers of COVID deaths nationally, organizers of a new WinterFest are inviting tourists to visit Lake George’s bars and restaurants over four weekends of February according to an announcement sent to the press Tuesday.
Organizers of the Lake George Winter Carnival, which has been held since 1961, announced in November that their event was cancelled over concerns for the safety of volunteers and visitors. That Winter Carnival typically packs the village’s bars and restaurant and is a major boon for business owners. [Read more…] about New Lake George ‘Winterfest’ Planned Amid Record COVID Cases
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Forest Rangers respond to search and rescue incidents in the Adirondacks. Working with other state agencies, local emergency response organizations and volunteer search and rescue groups, Forest Rangers locate and extract lost, injured or distressed people.
What follows is a report, prepared by DEC, of recent missions carried out by Forest Rangers. [Read more…] about Forest Rangers Make Rescue in Lake George Wild Forest
The Lake George Arts Project has relaunched The Peoples Pixel Project (or P3), a contest and exhibition of short films, which was created to provide audience exposure to professional and emerging videographers, and to foster local interest and growth in the medium. [Read more…] about Peoples Pixel Project Call For Short Films
The new feature documentary, My Native Air: Charles Evans Hughes and the Adirondacks, co-produced by MDT Publishing and Snarky Aardvark Films, is premiering on-demand in a limited run from January 15th to February 15th, 2021. [Read more…] about Charles Evans Hughes Documentary Premiering Online
The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) has announced the addition of Paul Bell to its Board of Directors. Bell is a resident of Silver Bay, New York, and Pennington, New Jersey. [Read more…] about Paul Bell Joins Lake George Land Conservancy Board
The February Lake George Winter Carnival, which has taken place for the last 59 years, has been canceled according to an announcement by Carnival Co-Chairs Louis Tokos and Nancy Nichols. They cite the ongoing pandemic which has already killed nearly 270,000 Americans and is killing more than 1,400 each day in the U.S. About 90,000 people were in the hospital as of Tuesday and many medical facilities have been pushed to their capacity limits.
Warren County Public Health announced nine new cases among county residents on Tuesday, a seven-day rolling infection rate of 1.4% for the county. Thirty-five people have died in Warren County so far. “The mandated guidelines of COVID-19 have caused this ongoing issue,” Tokos and Nichols claimed. “Our concern is for our Winter Carnival volunteer members and visitors who attend this large event to be safe.” [Read more…] about Lake George Winter Carnival Cancelled