Daily Archives: March 20, 2014

J. Claude Lecours: Library lecture to honor local logger’s legacy

The Old Forge Library will honor the memory of J. Claude Lecours with a memorial lecture on Friday, March 28 at 6:30 p.m. This ‘Men of Mettle’ lecture will present the results of a recent study of innovative logging contractors from throughout the Northern Forest Region.

Mr. Lecours was a highly respected member of the logging community, a local leader and an enthusiastic supporter of the Old Forge Library.

The lecture, presented by Innovative Forest Operations Research team member Dr. Steve Bick of Thendara, will offer a look at the practices of innovative loggers and relate this information to Claude Lecours and his legacy.

Please join us for this lecture at the Old Forge Library. For more information, please call (315) 369-6008 or visit: www.oldforgelibrary.org.

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Senior services professional to speak at Loaves & Fishes

Kathy Fox, director of the Herkimer County Office for the Aging, will present a brief overview of benefits available to Town of Webb residents during the Loaves & Fishes Café luncheon held at Niccolls Church in Old Forge on Thursday, March 27 at noon.

Town of Webb Council-woman Mary Brophy-Moore invited Fox to the luncheon to enlighten local seniors, and those who care for them, on the programs available to them as Herkimer County residents. Continue reading

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Harris named new Exec. Director of Adirondack Center for the Arts

Alexandria Harris of Long Lake has been named Executive Director for The Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts in Blue Mountain Lake.

She has been Managing Director for the past year, responsible for membership, fund raising, grants and managing the office.Alexandria Harris PIC

In her new role as executive director, Harris will also be responsible for overseeing programming, hiring new staff, helping keep ALCA financially healthy and working closely with the Board. Continue reading

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St. Paddy’s Parade Committee says thanks

The annual Central Adirondack Association’s St. Paddy’s Parade Committee would like to thank all the entries this year, all the spectators that were part of the record-breaking crowd, and all the communities in our area that helped make this possible.

Special thanks to Ron, Eileen, Erin and Sean Hamlin for being our Grand Marshals, and for being very special this year to so many fans of the Olympics. Continue reading

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Griffin Kleps named Webb school Student of Month

The Kiwanis Club of the Central Adirondacks has announced that its Student of the Month for March is Griffin Kleps. Griffin is the son of David and Sharon Kleps of Thendara and is a senior at Town of Webb Union Free School.

The Student of the Month is a program initiated by the Kiwanis Club, in cooperation with the Town of Webb School, that recognizes senior students.  Continue reading

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Nordic Polar Bears race at Bill Koch Fest

The youth Polar Bear Nordic Team attended the Mid-Atlantic Bill Koch Festival hosted by the Shenendehowa Nordic Club at the Lapland Lake Resort in Northville on Saturday and Sunday, March 8 and 9th.

Kerissa Dunn, Alivia Hopsicker, Lydia Bartel

Kerissa Dunn, Alivia Hopsicker, Lydia Bartel

The festival featured a classic race on Saturday and a freestyle individual race on Sunday, in addition to untimed events throughout the weekend.

Results of the races are as follows:

Classic Race—

U8 Boys

5th – Dylan Burns, 14:08

U8 Girls

3rd – Alivia Hopsicker, 8:46

6th – Lydia Bartel, 10:42

U10 Girls

9th – Kerissa Dunn, 16:55

11th – Jenny Rundell, 18:15 Continue reading

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