American Legion Covey-Pashley Post 893 of Old Forge held the annual Wounded Warriors Golf Tournament at Thendara Golf Club Saturday, June 21st.
Dave Peck, Covey-Pashley Post 893 Commander Bill Ransom, Army SFC Roy Mitchell, Past Commander Brad Birnie at the American Legion-Wounded Warriors Golf Tournament at Thendara Golf Club, Saturday, 21st. Courtesy photo
Twelve teams participated, including two active duty wounded warriors from Ft. Drum, organizer SFC Roy Mitchell and SSgt Jeff Toniatti. Continue reading
Registration for summer swimming lessons in Old Forge starts on Monday, June 30, for lessons that are scheduled to start on Monday, July 7. Lessons will take place at the Old Forge Beach.
Level Two lessons will be available for children ages 6 through 8, and held on Mondays and Fridays. Continue reading
On Wednesday, June 18 Garry James Hazen lost his two-and-a-half year battle with Leukemia when the disease, which was previously in remission, aggressively returned.
At the age of 73, Garry is survived by his wife Ida of 52 years, son Garry and Linda Hazen and their three children, Lauren, Meaghan, and Brian, son Russell, daughter Sheri and Lorna, sister Barbara and Richard Eldridge, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins who shared his laughter and enjoyment of life. Continue reading
The Central Adirondack Association, at its Spring Fling held Thursday, July 19th at Northwoods Inn, honored Webb DPW employee Kent Massacar for his assistance with CAA events. Kent and his wife, Amy, were guests at the CAA Spring dinner meeting, where the award was presented by Kelly Greene, CAA president.
Kent Massacar, Town of Webb DPW, holds his Certificate of Appreciation, flanked by CAA President Kelly Greene, CAA Event Coordinator Laurie Barkauskus, and Mike Farmer.
The certificate reads as follows: “For extended and diligent service to The Central Adirondack Association far above regular responsibilities in conjunction with events at the George T. Hiltebrant Recreation Center.
Your competence and immediate, dedicated support has added value and prestige to CAA signature and partnered events. Without you, building maintenance and operations could not accommodate the wide variety of participants and activities at the Recreation Center.”
The Roland Christy, Sr. Memorial Fund that was established in December 2013 as a scholarship fund to benefit a graduate of Town of Webb School pursuing higher education, is well on its way to reaching its $25,000 goal.
Brad Damon, co-creator of the fund and a friend of the late, local golfing icon, said the fund has grown to $15,540 to date and has set a target date of July 31 to raise the remainder of the funds. Continue reading
John Paul Dunay passed away unexpectedly on June 20, 2014, at St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Utica at the age of 56.
John was born October 13, 1957, in Rome, NY, to the late Joseph and Ruth Long Dunay. After graduating from the Town of Webb High School, he eventually chose to settle in the Adirondacks, which he loved. Continue reading
This is an interesting concept. How many people actually read the instructions?
It is amazing how many times people will walk into the code office thinking they are going to “buy” a building permit. Just like going into a grocery store, pick the permit you want off the shelf and pay for it.
If things were only that easy.
This concept of incomplete applications is an age-old problem, and exists in every municipality. Continue reading