The Old Forge Library invites all to the Library’s Centennial Celebration on Sunday, July 13 that will feature an opening reception for an art exhibit, A Blessed Journey, by Gerda Wikander.
Wikander, who will be celebrating her 100th birthday the same day, has spent her summers in the Adirondacks since 1917.
The reception will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. and will include acoustic music by flutist Jesse Bruchac and guitarist Dan Vellone. Continue reading
Mr. Moose at Helldiver Pond
The Bull Moose that has been making occasional visits to Helldiver Pond for the past ten seasons has returned, according to outdoor columnist Gary Lee, who took this photo of him last week. Should others happen upon him while out in the wild, Gary advises staying a nice distance back, so as not to disturb him; and have a long lens on hand for capturing the encounter!
In commemoration of the 125th anniversary of President Benjamin Harrison’s inauguration and the Harrison exhibit at the Goodsell Museum, the Old Forge Post Office will host a special postmark cancellation event on Thursday, July 10th.
President Harrison had a summer retreat on the Fulton Chain and was instrumental in establishing the mail boat service. Continue reading
New York State Invasive Species Awareness Week is July 6 through 12th. Our Adirondack waterways and forests are under relentless attack from aquatic and terrestrial invasives.
Each year New York undertakes a statewide effort to inform citizens about the threat of invasive species and opportunities for action. Continue reading
Thomas C. Buckel, Jr. Esq., managing attorney for Legal Services of Central New York, has notified Town of Webb Supervisor Ted Riehle that he and his legal team are currently offering free legal services to residents of Herkimer County. Continue reading
Inlet’s Fourth of July celebration will begin at Fern Park with the annual Ping Pong Ball Drop at 1 p.m. This event brings hundreds of children up to age 12 to the park who will watch as Payne’s Air Service drops ping-pong balls onto the ball field from a seaplane. Continue reading
Cynthia Ann Bashant, formerly of New Hartford, has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate to be a Federal Judge for the Southern District of California.
In 2000 Bashant was appointed to the San Diego Superior Court. As a judge, she has presided over more than one thousand cases that have gone to verdict or judgement—including more than 100 criminal jury trials. Continue reading