The 19th Annual Black Fly Challenge, a mountain bike race between Inlet and Indian Lake, will return on Saturday, June 14, with the 10:30 a.m. start taking place at Inlet’s Arrowhead Park.
Black Fly Challenger Racers. File photo
Billed as one of the biggest sporting events in the Adirondacks, the race continues to grow each year, said Dave Scranton, a event organizer.
“We drew 578 race entries last year, and have already exceeded that number by a hundred for 2014,” he said. Continue reading
The Central Adirondack Association will host the 17th Annual Central Adirondack Father’s Day Weekend Car Show in Old Forge on Friday and Saturday, June 13 and 14th.
Dennis Kenny. File photo by Carol Hansen
The event begins on Friday at 7 p.m. with a car parade down Main Street in Old Forge.
The Car Show on Saturday will be held at the George T. Hiltebrant Recreation Center on North Street from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Continue reading
Route 28 and Main Street are used interchangeably when residents describe the stretch of road running through the village of Old Forge, but only a few remaining old-timers can recall the days when the road was known as Harrison Ave.
Highway Superintendant, Casey Crofut, left, and director of Town of Webb Historical Association’s Goodsell Museum, Kate Lewis. Photo by Gina Greco
According to Kate Lewis, director of the Town of Webb Historical Association’s Goodsell Museum, earliest records show that the road was named after Benjamin Harrison—the 23rd president of the United States—sometime in 1896 and through January 1927, approximately. Continue reading
The Hamilton County Republican Committee hosted an array of 2014 candidates and elected officials for a Meet & Greet and informational forum at The Woods Inn at Inlet, on Sunday, June 8th.
Candidate Matt Doheny, left, and Dick Lasher. Photos by Gina Greco
Supervisor Ted Riehle said that a Herkimer County Bed Tax proposal, though not formally introduced, is clearly in the discussion stages and of concern to the Town of Webb, in that Webb will be the source of much of the revenue if one were to be implemented.
Riehle said the aspect of most concern is the talk of a proposed split of disbursements based on that Bed Tax revenue. Continue reading
H. Stuart deCamp, a Thendara businessman, notified the Town of Webb Board of what he described as “extremely low” Moose River water levels, that he had been observing over a two week period.
He said the level is significantly lower than normal, in his letter dated to the board on June 9th. Continue reading
The Town of Webb Board continued discussions Tuesday, as to the possibility of upgrading the heating systems in two town-owned buildings, to include ancillary Wood Pellet Boilers.
There had been questions among the board following a recent presentation regarding such systems, according to Webb Supervisor Ted Riehle.
One question regarded the appropriateness of a municipality partnering with a private corporation, which had proposed assistance with a grant, he said. Continue reading