Communities in the region have an array of events planned for the Labor Day holiday weekend, that runs this year from Friday, August 29 through Monday, September 1.
Among those communities are Otter Lake, Old Forge, Inlet and Long Lake.
Details of their events are as follows:
— Otter Lake —
The Otter Lake Fire Department and Auxiliary will host its 30th Annual Steak Bake and Truck Raffle on Sunday, August 31st. Continue reading
A Falling Leaves Craft Fair is scheduled to take place on Saturday, August 30 at the Park Avenue Building in Old Forge.
The fair will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will feature quilts, pottery, floral arrangements, jewelry, jams and jellies, and many more homemade items.
Coffee, beverages and donuts from the Eagle Bay Donut Shop will be available for purchase on-site. Continue reading
Racers competing in last year’s 90-Miler. File photo by Gina Greco
The Adirondack Canoe Classic—The 90-Miler—will be celebrating its 32nd year as paddlers depart from the Old Forge Navigation Dock on Friday, September 5th.
The three-day race ends at Lake Flower in the Village of Saranac Lake on Sunday, September 7th. Continue reading
Author and historian Hallie Bond will offer a presentation, Eating Local in the Adirondacks: A History, at the Old Forge Library on Tuesday September 2 at 7 p.m.
In her lastest book, Adirondack Cookbook, which she co-authored with veteran chef Stephen Topper, Bond combines her historical research on regional food ways with Topper’s reinvention of traditional cuisine for a fresh take on Adirondack dining. Continue reading
Molly Rodriguez of Old Forge, a second year student at Lemoyne College and St. Joseph’s College of Nursing, is this year’s recipient of the Mary Russell Continuing Education Scholarship which is provided by the Old Forge American Legion Post 183 Ladies Auxiliary.
Each year the auxiliary awards the scholarship to a student pursuing higher education—be it college, technology school, graduate or trade school—following high school.
It is named in honor of late auxiliary member Mary Russell, a proponent of continuing education.
Thank you for the cards, hugs, words of encouragement, and meals during our difficult loss of our father, husband, grandfather and great grandfather. We find strength in this caring community in which we live.
The Family of Thomas Deis
Rebecca Deis, Patti Smith, Karen Gambino, Jim Deis, Ann Greene, and Steve Deis
DEC and Agriculture Markets looking to curb harm to natural resources
New state regulations will prevent the introduction and spread of invasive species and help to preserve New York’s ecosystems, state Department of Environ-mental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe Martens announced Wednesday.
The regulations are the latest step in the state’s efforts to combat invasive species.