Tony Hall, publisher of the Lake George Mirror, is slated as the keynote speaker for the Lake George Land Conservancy’s annual meeting Friday, July 13, set for 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Lake George Club off Rte. 9N. Hall is to talk on the topic “Urban displacement and the future of the Conservancy.” Tony grew up in Warrensburg but finished high school in Brooklyn, having studying with Beat poet Gregory Corso on an island in the Aegean and crewing on a schooner in Hawaii. After graduating from Sarah Lawrence College, he traveled through Greece and Turkey studying Byzantine art and archaeology and then returned to New York, where he worked at Lehman Brothers before beginning another attempt at an education, this time in government and political philosophy at Harvard and the University of Toronto. Determined to live in the Adirondacks, he took a job as an aide to legendary state senator Ron Stafford. In 1998, he and his wife Lisa acquired the Lake George Mirror, which was once owned by his father, Rob Hall. Tony and Lisa Hall live in Bolton Landing.
Lake George Mirror publisher Tony Hall has experienced an adventurous, eventful life.
Hall has studied with Beat poet Gregory Corso on an island in the Aegean, crewed on a schooner in Hawaii, and traveled through Greece and Turkey studying Byzantine art and archaeology, prior to a political and publishing career.
Those attending the Lake George Land Conservancy's annual meeting at 1 p.m. July 13 in the Lake George Club are likely to get a glimpse into Hall’s life as he talks about urban displacement and the future of Lake George. The Lake George Club is located off Rte. 9N near Diamond Point.
Tony grew up in Warrensburg but finished high school in Brooklyn, then graduated from Sarah Lawrence College, followed by graduate studies at Harvard University. His career includes employment at Lehman Brothers and working for the legendary NY State Senator Ron Stafford.
In 1998, he and his wife Lisa acquired the Lake George Mirror, which was once owned by his father Robert Hall, who in the 1960s and early 1970s published the Warrensburg-Lake George News, the forerunner of the Adirondack Journal — as well as the original Adirondack Life publication. Tony and Lisa Hall live in Bolton Landing.
All are invited to attend the meeting at no charge, although a buffet lunch, bearing a charge of $25, precedes the meeting.
A free guided hike at the Amy Wolgin Wiener Padanarum Park in Bolton Landing will follow at 3 p.m., following the annual meeting, for all those interested. Carpooling is recommended.
Advance registration for the lunch is requested: call 644-9673, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.