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Lost / Re: Lost Bernese Mountain Dog / 2 Year Old
« Last post by robert.d.oates on May 26, 2018, 05:48:37 am »
Thankfully we found him at daybreak!!! He had bedded down, but seems fine!
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Lost / Lost Bernese Mountain Dog / 2 Year Old
« Last post by robertoates on May 26, 2018, 12:40:26 am »
Hello:
Our 2 Year Old Bernese Mountain Dog ran on Friday evening around 8:30 PM from 124 Chippewa Lane.  His name is Crosby and he is very friendly.  Please call 412.613.2337 or 412.951.0031 if you have found him.  Thank you - Rob
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General / Re: Lake water quality
« Last post by donreed on March 31, 2018, 03:46:06 pm »
hello Ahannes--Indian Lake is one of the cleanest lakes in PA--That's the conclusion of a recent PA-DEP report. It is too bad your current lake has the problems you mention--actually sounds quite similar to the situation at 250 acre Lake Stonycreek, the smaller of our two lakes.  Our 750 acre Indian Lake, on the other hand, is excellent for swimming. (see the links below).

By way of introduction, I am a full time Real Estate Agent specializing in Indian Lake properties, and it would be my pleasure to help you find a property that would make you happy!  (donaldreed.howardhanna.com)

 
http://ilborough.com/FILES/Misc/AEC%20Indian%20Lake%202017%20WQ%20Report.pdf   AEC 2017 Report

http://ilborough.com/FILES/Misc/IndianLake2012FishSurvey.pdf  Fish Survey

http://ilborough.com/FILES/Misc/AEC%20IndianLake%202010-2011.pdf  AEC 2011 Report

http://ilborough.com/FILES/Misc/Indian%20Lake%20Report_r.pdf  DEP 2007 Report, issued in 2009.



The 2007 DEP report states we are among the best in PA.  They privately have told us we are hands-down the best private lake. 

 
All the best, Don

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General / Lake water quality
« Last post by ahannas on March 31, 2018, 01:02:15 pm »
Hello,

4-5 years ago I traveled to Indian Lake and looked at property.  We wanted to move to a lake somewhere between our sons.  Then my younger son got married and moved to Butler County, PA.  When they started having kids my wife decided we should move closer to the young grand kids.  We found a private 300 acre lake and bought a home.  When we looked at the home, I walked out onto the dock and the water was pretty clear.  After living there 3 years, I've found that the water is rarely clear.  It's usually green, full of weeds and in late summer, a bit slimy.  I should have noticed that none of the docks have swim ladders.  Apparently the watershed for this lake is all agricultural and the phosphate levels are high.

We also own a home on a large, clean lake in southern Virginia.  Great for swimming but travel time is 8 hours and it's getting to be too much.  We're going to sell the second home and I'm wondering if I should have looked harder at Indian Lake.  It's an easy drive for both sons.  Both families enjoy water sports and skiing in winter.  But here's the concern.

I wouldn't want to buy into a lake that's no better that the one I live at now.  So I'm asking, what's the water like?  Is it clear?  Do people swim in it?  Is it full of weeds?  Is one side of the lake more turbid and prone to algae blooms than the other?  What about the smaller lake below?  Any information would be helpful.

Thank You.     
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General / Interest in a Rental Property at Indian Lake 6/27 weekend and 5 July
« Last post by Tadken on March 30, 2018, 04:39:43 pm »
I am interested in renting a house for a couple weekends - 28 June and 5 July for family visiting with us for those weekends.  Please call Craig Tadken at 301 938-5946 if you are interested in renting. Thank -you
Pamela Tadken
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e-Pay and other Borough Services / Re: e-Pay Q&A
« Last post by editor on March 16, 2018, 04:51:17 pm »
The simple "Shopping Cart" links do not provide for capturing text input from a buyer.  The worst case is boat licensing, where we have 2 separate and distinctly different processes for Registration (Google Forms) and Payment (PayPal buttons/cart).  That said, when you pay, your name, address, and e-mail address are captured.  From that we can almost always associate your payment with your property.  If not, we will send an e-mail, or look you up and try to call, or send you a letter.  We have yet to find a case where we couldn't track a payee down by e-mail, though...

We looked for (and have found) higher-tech Shopping Cart software that will allow us to capture data from a buyer, and thus combine the 2 process into a single easy process.  Additionally, at least one local bank is offering us to try their new e-Pay service which will capture buyer-entered data as well.  In either event we will have it fixed for next year.   If you want to help me test, I can send you a link of what it might look like and how it would work.

-ed
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General / Re: Revised Draft Boating Ordinance
« Last post by editor on March 06, 2018, 10:01:11 pm »
I guess it is now.  Thank you for your interest and participation.

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General / Revised Draft Boating Ordinance
« Last post by robertoates on March 06, 2018, 06:48:32 pm »
Is the revised draft boating ordinance available for viewing on the web?
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e-Pay and other Borough Services / Re: e-Pay Q&A
« Last post by GibbyRT on March 04, 2018, 02:40:32 pm »
I just paid the 2018 service corp fee of $110 online through PayPal.
Maybe I missed it, but I think there should be a place to identify the Indian Lake lot # with the payment.

...trying to make things easier for you.

JIM
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General / Re: Indian Tribal Rank - What does Newbie [Gatherer] mean?
« Last post by Admin on January 28, 2018, 01:35:56 pm »
Bumped to top for visibility...
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