Joann Malys TRX class at the Old Forge tennis courts.
Physical fitness instructor Joanne Maly has seen the popularity of her Total Resistance Exercises/Training (TRX) classes grow so much in Old Forge over that past year-and-a-half, that new teachers have been trained to allow for expanded class offerings.
TRX was developed by a Navy Seal, Randy Hetrick, who served overseas for years and needed to develop a means of keeping his troops in shape without weights and machines. Continue reading
by Mitch Lee
Standing with the Inlet Historical Society’s new sign are, from left, Past President Charlie Herr, Board Member Waddie Kalil, current President Craig Wittlin, Vice President Mitch Lee. Courtesy photo.
Inlet Historical Society Members and friends of the Inlet Historical Society gathered in the main collection and display room of their building in downtown Inlet on Saturday, May 25 to unveil the new sign donated by Board Member Waddie Kalil.
During the unveiling, Kalil delivered a speech on the importance of collecting and sharing Inlet’s history. Continue reading
Award-winning outdoor photographer Carl Heilman II will lead a one-day photography workshop, Perfect Pictures Every Time, at View on Saturday, June 8th.
This comprehensive workshop will be held from noon to 8 p.m. and is appropriate for beginner to intermediate photographers. Continue reading
Front row, front left: Madeline Mahoney, Sarah Branch, Katie Connell, Ali McCumber, Valerie Gaudin, and Lauren Holt. Back row from left, Hanson Schmid, Jason Landl, Thomas Lindsay, and Kody Earl. Photo by Wende Carr
The Junior and Senior Choruses at the Town of Webb School presented their annual Spring Choral Concerts in the school gymnasium on May 29 at 7 p.m.
The program featured a selection of songs currently topping the charts as well as classic favorites from decades past. Under the direction of Valerie Gaudin, the choruses were accompanied by TOW School alumni Phil Leone on drums and Jim Tracy on guitar. Continue reading
The Elders and Session of Church of the Lakes of Inlet welcomes new pastor Joe Gargas as their spiritual guide for 2013. Pastor Gargas will open the summer season with a 10 a.m. service on Sunday, June 2nd.
Pastor Gargas, a Whitesboro native, is an operations manager at a Utica printing company and an elder at Forestport Presbyterian Church. Continue reading
Don Marino, Conductor with Adirondack Scenic Railway Car. Photo by Wende Carr
An Adirondack Scenic Railway train made its first trip to Big Moose Station in 30 years on Saturday, May 25. The train pulled out of Thendara Station carrying 191 passengers, board members and volunteer staff, many of who traveled to Thendara from Utica’s Union Station. Continue reading
Diane Austin Desnoyers
Diane Austin Desnoyers, 59, of Old Forge passed away unexpectedly on May 22, 2013 at her home.
She was born July 5, 1953, in Buffalo, NY, a daughter of Dr. Bert P. and Marie (Soule) Austin. Diane attended Utica Catholic Academy and earned her Associate’s degree in nursing at Mohawk Valley Community College in Utica. Continue reading