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Forum: General Discussion 11-17-2017, 02:54 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,662
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Medicare nuisance calls

Since I was starting Medicare coverage in Sept., I have been getting at least 5 or 6 nuisance calls per day all with my local 772 exchange #. At first I didn't answer the calls as the caller ID...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 11-15-2017, 10:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,021
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Happy Anniversary

Best wishes Dave & Jane for your 48th Anniversary.
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 11-11-2017, 02:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 33,610
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Welcome to the Forum!

The Soprano's BadaBing club is 10 minutes from where I live. Know your new area well, I had family & friends in Wantage & Branchville. Hope you still get to spend time in NH.
Forum: Getting Here 11-10-2017, 04:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,070
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Papa T's Tolland Ct


Papa T's is by Exit 68 on 84 (also UConn exit). Heading toward NH, take exit 68 and make a left at the light at the end of the ramp. Go over the top of 84 and after the light you will see...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 11-10-2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 33,610
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Which exit?

Islandbum, What part of NJ do you now live in? I've lived in NJ all my life (60+ years) and I have never gotten an Italian sub served with mayo... Oil and vinegar only! I'm from Bergen County,...
Forum: Getting Here 11-08-2017, 06:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,070
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
I'm with you

Papa T's also does food to go. I noticed a few local workers coming in for phoned in orders or they ordered to go at the counter. I usually leave NJ before 6:30 am and the 305 mile trip takes just...
Forum: Getting Here 11-07-2017, 06:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,070
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Rein's (NY Deli) Papa T's (Italian)

Heading on 84E Rein's is not far off Exit 64/65 in Vernon. On ramp stay right for Exit 65. Rein's is in a shopping plaza on the left about 2 or 3 lights up. Heading home on 84W, take Exit 65 and...
Forum: Getting Here 11-06-2017, 12:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,070
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
From away

According to the poll taken by our Webmaster, over 45% of the members replying live 100 or more miles from the lake. Most of us who fall in the >300 mile category travel thru several states to arrive...
Forum: Getting Here 10-19-2017, 05:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,070
Posted By ghfromaltonbay

On the recommendations from my NH friends, I tried the 9 to 91 route heading back to NJ after Presidents' weekend. Travelled on Tuesday morning. Got stuck behind 2 tanker trucks almost all the way...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 10-17-2017, 03:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,272
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
"Go overs" no longer allowed

Here in Northern NJ, most towns no longer allow "go overs" in their building codes. In the past, you were allowed to do a go over as long as there was only 1 layer of shingles on the roof. Mine was...
Forum: Getting Here 10-17-2017, 03:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,070
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Thank you

Yes, those of us from NJ and NY use I84 to travel to the lakes region. We pay enough tolls already thank you.
Forum: General Discussion 07-23-2017, 05:12 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 22,507
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Peggy's Cove

The association is off 28A in Alton Bay in Peggy's Cove. The large boat house across the cove is on Echo Point. Nice shared beach there and deeded docks. There have been several homes on the market...
Forum: Boating 07-21-2017, 12:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,917
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Vote for Melvin Village Marina too

Being on the east side of the lake, I think you can't go wrong with Melvin Village marina. We bought a 1987 Four Winns from Tom Young and he treated us right. Now his son Matt has taken over sales...
Forum: Area WebCAMs 06-24-2017, 09:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,270
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Thanks, Webmaster!

Nice to be able to see the Weirs webcam view again, even from 300+ miles away. Thanks for all you do for us, Don!
Forum: General Discussion 06-16-2017, 06:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 13,884
Posted By ghfromaltonbay

I know several people living in your association. You picked a great neighborhood!
Forum: Boating 06-15-2017, 12:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,630
Posted By ghfromaltonbay

This accident occurred on June 14, 1988. Ironic it was mentioned in this thread on 6/15. I knew most of the guys on the boat. A sad memory.
Forum: General Discussion 03-21-2017, 05:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 53,015
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Store with basics

I hope the new people stock more of the basics. Our neighbors come up on the weekends and stopped in last summer to pick up bread and milk on a Thursday afternoon. They had neither!

I do like...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 01-16-2017, 02:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 17,099
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Mobil in Gilford

I am pretty sure the Mobil across from Lowe's (next to Shaw's) also sells kerosene.
Forum: General Discussion 01-06-2017, 02:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,117
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Earthquake discussed on Facebook

Several Alton residents commented on the Alton Community Facebook page that they heard a large bang and wondered if anyone else heard it. It seems the time they heard it was the time that the...
Forum: General Discussion 12-30-2016, 05:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,040
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Happy New Year!!

Happy New Year to all my friends on the Winni Forum. Looks like the coming winter will be better for all my sledding friends than last year. Can't wait to visit in February!:cheers:
Forum: General Discussion 12-21-2016, 04:25 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 136,080
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Thanks, Slickcraft.

For a minute I was confused too reading this 300+ miles away. Thought I was looking EAST! Guess that's the case.
Forum: General Discussion 11-22-2016, 12:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,863
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Oliver Lodge

Oliver Lodge has a great website and looks like something that could accommodate your group.
Forum: General Discussion 11-01-2016, 01:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 15,411
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Traumatic experience/Positive outcome

My Dad, who went on a blood thinner in June 2016, bumped his head on 8/12 while he was staying at our camp in Alton Bay for the summer. He complained after lunch of a headache, and we arrived on...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 10-21-2016, 02:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 28,241
Posted By ghfromaltonbay

Thanks, Taz. I had to chuckle when you said they are strict for promptness. I think that is a German thing. Being raised by German & Swiss parents and grandparents, we were ALWAYS half an hour...
Forum: General Discussion 10-21-2016, 02:16 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 219,468
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Metrocast DVR

The DVR did come from Metrocast, so no problem there. The question of timing doesn't affect us, but according to the info Metrocast sent, if people need additional equipment it can be obtained at no...
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