The 3rd annual Adirondack Kids Day™ is set for Saturday, October 4 in Inlet, New York with major sponsor, KIWANIS of the Central Adirondacks.
Gary and Carol VanRiper sign books and talk to visitors at the Adirondack Kids table at last year’s Adirondack Kids Day in Inlet. Photo by Dave Scranton
The event was inspired by the best-selling children’s book series, The Adirondack Kids™, by Gary and Justin VanRiper, and last year received Honorable Mention status from the Adirondack Park Agency for “Most Authentic Adirondack Event.”
The 33rd annual Adirondacks Exhibition of Ameri-can Water-colors is currently on display at VIEW, the arts center in Old Forge, and Cory Card, VIEW’s exhibitions manager, encourages anyone who has not yet stopped by to see the show, to take advantage of it before it closes on October 5th.
Cory Card Photos by Gina Greco
“The exhibit is fantastic this year—as it is every year—but I think this show is particularly strong. It shows a diverse way of approaching the water media watercolors, which in my own opinion, is phenomenal. Continue reading
The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced Monday that hunters should apply for deer management permits (DMPs) this week, ahead of the October 1 deadline.
Hunters are eligible to apply for up to two deer management permits once they have secured a hunting license.
This allows them to harvest antlerless deer to keep deep populations in line with established objectives, DEC Commissioner Joe Martens said. Continue reading
The Town of Inlet has proposed a local law that seeks to override New York State’s requirement that tax increases for municipalities be limited to two percent.
The proposed law intends to allow the Town Board to adopt an adequate budget for fiscal year 2015, according to the law’s wording.
The Town of Inlet is concerned about uncertainties in the existing tax cap law, the law states. Continue reading
All are welcome to join library elves Jingle Belle and Snowflake in the annual Old Forge Library Elf Walk on Wednesday, October 1 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Participants will walk a total of three miles from the library to Thendara and back. Shuttle service back to the library will be provided for those choosing to walk one way. Continue reading
A Falling Leaves Craft Fair is scheduled to take place on Saturday, October 4 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. Continue reading
Old Forge will play host to more than 700 bicycle enthusiasts touring the Adirondacks as part of Cycle Adirondacks in August 2015.
Participants in the Cycle Adirondacks planning meeting in Old Forge were, clockwise from far left, are Andy Getty, Webb Codes Enforcement Officer; Jennifer Potter Hayes; Linda Baumberger of VIEW; Jason Perkins, Webb Recreation Director; Matt Van Slyke and Doug Haney, Cycle Adirondacks Event Managers; Jim Moore, Cycle Adirondacks Event Director; Scott Gaffney, TOW Public Works; Zoe Moore, Wildlife Conservation Society; Mike Farmer, Webb Tourism Director. Missing from photo is TOW Supervisor Ted Riehle. Photo by Gina Greco
The event, drawing interest and participants from across the country, has been organized by the Wildlife Conservation Society, and follows on the heels of similar tours such as Cycle Yellowstone and Cycle Oregon.
Cycle Adirondacks participants and supporters will spend a week touring the Upstate region, starting and finishing in Saranac Lake with stops in Star Lake, Boonville, Camden, Old Forge and Long Lake. Continue reading