Pondskimming skiers tackled McCauley in 8-degree weather on Sunday, March 16. They are scheduled to return this weekend, hopefully to better temperatures. Photo by Gina Greco
It will be a busy upcoming weekend at McCauley Mountain with the Snow-maker’s Ball on Saturday, March 29 and the Spring Fling on Sunday, March 30th.
The Snowmaker’s Ball, an annual event that benefits the Kinderwood Preschool Program, begins at 6:30 p.m. and includes a buffet, music by Colin Clark and a cash bar.
Tickets for the casual gathering are $20 per person and available at the door.
The Kinderwood board will also be launching a new fundraising effort during the event: a raffle for an 18’ Bennington pontoon boat with 50hp Evinrude. Tickets are $50 each and will be available for purchase during the event. Continue reading
On the heels of the biggest and best St. Paddy’s Parade to date, Central Adirondack Association officials are looking at ways to improve parades on Main Street.
It is apparent to them that given the size and popularity of the numerous parades in Old Forge, safety and control issues must be improved.
CAA director Chip Kiefer, coordinator of several local parades, has initiated a standardization program to ensure that all parades currently scheduled and any future parades will have a format to follow. Continue reading
An official Partnership Agreement has been announced between the Inlet Area Business Association and the North Country Chamber of Commerce, leading to a sharing of membership and business services.
Dave Scranton IABA Chairman
Under the agreement, all members of the Inlet Area Business Association are now “Associate Members” of the regional North Country Chamber at no additional cost.
The membership includes access to a number of services and benefits including health insurance, electricity cost savings, and small business counseling and support, among others.
The IABA will also be partnered with the North Country Chamber in its government affairs activities. Continue reading
Registration for children eligible to enroll in next September’s kindergarten class at Town of Webb School will take place March 31 through April 25th.
Parents of children already on the school district census should receive a registration packet in the mail.
If there are parents of children who will be five years old by December 1, 2014, and who have not yet received notification by mail, please telephone the school at 369-3222 ext. 2120 or come into the guidance office to pick up a registration packet.
Completed forms should be returned to the guidance office no later than Friday, April 25, 2014.
Information on the kindergarten screening will be mailed home at a later date.
Town of Webb Police are seeking information regarding a break-in at a residence located at 2799 State Route 28, across from the Runway Convenience Store in Old Forge.
The residence was burglarized and vandalized sometime between Saturday, March 22 and Monday, March 24th.
Anyone who may have seen suspicious activity at the location during that time period is asked to call the police station at (315) 369-6515.
All tips will remain anonymous.
The April meeting of the Friends of Old Forge Library has been changed from Tuesday, April 1, to April 8 at noon in the Judith Lowenstein Cohen Wing of the Library.
New members are always welcome.
Snofest 2014 organizers were grateful that snow remained on the ground long enough for snowmobile enthusiasts to test drive 2015 sleds during the event held three weeks ago.
Tim Foley and Dave Neuser
But the lingering winter was not so kind to Dave Neuser of Mid-State Golf Car as he brought a new Club Car golf cart to demonstrate at Thendara Golf Club on Wednesday, March 26th.
Club board members George Hiltebrant, Tim White, Lance Maly, Tim Foley and Greens Supervisor Matt Simon took turns whipping around the frozen parking lot in the refurbished gas-powered cart being considered for purchase for the upcoming season. Continue reading