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Forum: General Discussion 10-12-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,261
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Problem with FoxNews

There seems to have been a widespread problem with Fox News channel. Don't remember if it was Tues. or Wed. around 5:30 pm, but I was watching the channel thru my HD DVR set top box with no problem....
Forum: Automotive 10-11-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,847
Posted By ghfromaltonbay

The 2 keyless remotes for my 2010 Malibu lasted until this past spring & summer. The diagnosis was broken contacts inside on both. I lucked out at this website recently too as the A.C. Delco remotes...
Forum: General Discussion 08-10-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,239
Posted By ghfromaltonbay

There was one episode filmed in Alton. Officer Arseneault was on Letter S Road checking 2 guys for fishing licenses. The 17 yr old wouldn't cooperate & refused to talk or give any ID. The Alton PD...
Forum: General Discussion 07-31-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,502
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Talk Paul

Rattlesnake Gal who is a longtime contributor on the forum is Mrs. Tall Paul.
Forum: General Discussion 07-20-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,038
Posted By ghfromaltonbay

I remember very well, it was 1988 when we had a stretch of 90+ degree days. My nephew was born 7/21/88 and we were in a stretch of hot weather and the lake got to 84 degrees. We tied our inflatable...
Forum: History 06-13-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,643
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Where were you.....

Back in 1969, we weren't seasonal renters and only vacationed for 2 or 3 weeks in Alton Bay during the month of August. On July 20, 1969 we were still in NJ attending a late afternoon wedding and...
Forum: General Discussion 06-01-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,403
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Turtle Kraal Campground

Turtle Kraal RV Park on Route 28 in Alton rents sites on short term and seasonal bases. They are just south of the Alton circle. Check their website. Heard lots of good things about the facilities....
Forum: General Discussion 05-25-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,517
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Don't believe anyone who tells you this! In NJ we...

Don't believe anyone who tells you this! In NJ we have the highest property taxes in the USA. We have a high, progressive income tax, and in the early 70's we got a 3% sales tax. The sales tax is now...
Forum: Boating 05-17-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 45,129
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Dock space???

The operator's boating skills have nothing to do with difficulty finding a dock space at the public docks. You would need 3 or 4 empty spots in a row to fit that big of a boat. How often does that...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 05-16-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,836
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Dockside in Alton Bay

NJ2NH, The Dockside in Alton Bay went to auction. In last week's Baysider, the property went for $152K. It was listed in the Real Report of recent closings. Heard it is being rehabbed and will open...
Forum: General Discussion 04-23-2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,217
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Avoid George Washington Bridge!

Gary, I grew up 3 miles from the GW and avoid it unless I am headed to Long Island. For future reference: From northern NJ head food the Tappan Zee Bridge (toll approx $5 without EZ Pass) and then...
Forum: General Discussion 04-18-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 44,636
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Thanks, Slickcraft!

Enjoyed reading your calculations. My guess of 11:22am on 4/22 still stands a chance too. Hope your Firstmate was able to make the trip with you.:)
Forum: General Discussion 04-10-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 44,636
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Sandy Point - Ice is going

Here is a picture taken on the wall yesterday at Sandy Point. Looks like ice still in the channel by FL #23
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 04-04-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,450
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Taylor Rental

There is a Taylor Rental on Route 11 in Farmington. Don't know if there are any in Laconia, but you can search for other Taylor locations.
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 03-16-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,882
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
JP China

Nor do I. In the 55+ summers I've spent in Alton Bay, I've never gone there, and I love Chinese food. We have so many good places here in the NY metro area, I'd rather enjoy New England seafood when...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 03-15-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,882
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
JP China

JP China is also within walking distance from the public docks. Sandy Point used to have a shuttle van to the public docks when theirs were full. Maybe Ackerley's could get some diners that way too...
Forum: General Discussion 02-18-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,732
Posted By ghfromaltonbay

Due to the great turnout for the Winter Carnival, the parking was worse than for the July 3rd fireworks. The cars were parked past Sandy Point, and people were walking 2 or 3 abreast in the road. I...
Forum: Polls 01-20-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 74,061
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
The Russians Are Coming!

I'm now 66 (changed categories since I answered the poll) and have been at the lake since 1959. Had to laugh when I saw this movie mentioned. My grandparents took us to see it at the Colonial...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 01-05-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 11,944
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Facebook page has reviews

There are several reviews of the Lodge on their facebook page and also on the Alton Community facebook page. Most of the comments were from patrons at the soft openings as they officially opened...
Forum: History 01-05-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,988
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Glen Gables location

The Glen Gables was still there in the late 1950's when we first vacationed at Sandy Point. It is indeed the location of the former William Tell Restaurant, now The Lodge at Smith Point.
Forum: General Discussion 08-03-2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 35,681
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Franchot Tone

I maybe dating myself, but a friend stayed at Ames Farm years ago, and Franchot Tone was the name before his in the register. All the chambermaids were swooning.
Forum: General Discussion 08-03-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 35,681
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Claude Raines

Claude Raines owned a home in Sandwich & is buried in a nearby cemetery. His home was across from the old post office.
Forum: General Discussion 03-18-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,817
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Red Hill Cemetery

Red Hill Cemetery on Bean Road on the Sandwich/Moultonborough line has many old graves. I remember seeing stones with pineapples & willow trees on them. Don't know about Death Angels. The actor...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 03-13-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,289
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Yes, same management

Same guy as last year.
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 03-02-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,682
Posted By ghfromaltonbay
Good sign??

I am hoping that the apple pierced by an arrow means that the new restaurant will have Swiss cuisine again. Miss the sauerbraten & spaetzle.
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