The 16th Annual Central Adirondack Father’s Day Weekend Car Show in Old Forge is scheduled to begin on Friday, June 14 at 7 p.m. with a car parade down Main Street in Old Forge. It will be followed on Saturday, June 15 with the annual Car Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Hiltebrant Recreation Center on North Street. The show will feature classic antique vehicles and modified street rods. Continue reading
Personnel representing The Old Forge Fire Department and the Old Forge Ambulance Corps surprised Bob Card, co-owner of the Strand Theatre, on Wednesday, June 12 with two donations of $1,000 each to help fund the upgrades necessary to convert the theater to a digital process. Continue reading
by Jennifer Potter Hayes, View Executive Director
View, open year-round, is celebrating its 62nd year in Old Forge. A $4.5 million campaign is underway to sustain View into the future. Since its launch in 2010, the Moving Mountains campaign has raised $1,618,428. View’s development committee is actively working to meet its 2013 goal to raise $1 million.
“View’s Board of Directors is very pleased with the progress we have made since moving in 2011,” said Helene McAleese, President. “Our programs continue to grow each year, and View is increasingly becoming a destination for Adirondack residents and visitors alike.”
View welcomes three new staff. Linda Bamberger of Old Forge began work in April as part-time Operations Manager, overseeing finance, human resources, guest services and information technology. Continue reading
The fifth and sixth grade students of Deb Daiker at the Inlet Common School had a full day on Friday, June 7 as they visited a few New York state landmarks while on a school trip. Continue reading
A chapter closes, another begins
I began reflecting on some of the activities I engaged in throughout those school years.
We painted murals with our feet in kindergarten, and in the first grade I made my first picture book about animals with imperfect spelling.
I wrestled with cursive writing and fractions in the third grade.
And by the time I reached the fifth and sixth grades I began exploring my own thoughts and wrote essays—though I thought taking a spelling test was about as pleasant as a trip to the dentist.
Those are all memories I could leave behind, but one thing I was really going to miss was sketching the old cast iron forced water heaters that were in every room of that little red and white building. Continue reading
Countryside Veterinary Clinic, LLI has recently added Foothills Veterinary Clinic of Boonville to its north country network of animal care facilities.
Foothills joins Countryside Veterinary Clinic’s three current locations in Otter Lake, Lowville, and Carthage. The addition of the Boonville location allows for more services for clients and offers support staff to Dr. Terry Hauserman, who will continue on as veterinarian at the Foothills clinic.
The Old Forge Library’s annual summer reading program will kick-off on Thursday, June 27th. This year’s program will carry the theme of “Dig Into Reading.” It will take place from noon to 1 p.m. on Thursdays through August 1, with the exception of July 4th.
The reading program will feature a variety of activities for children pre-kindergarten age and up. Children up to kindergarten age must be accompanied by an adult or caregiver. Registration is available by calling the library at (315) 369-6008 by July 11th.