New York State representatives were on hand at View to talk to members of the public about proposed changes to the Adirondack Railroad Corridor between Remsen and Lake Placid.
The corridor known as the Remsen-Lake Placid Travel Corridor (RLPTC) is governed by a Unit Management Plan (UMP) that was last updated in 1996.
Rob Davies of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), said the state is interested the public’s answers to three questions. Continue reading
A 15-foot White Spruce tree planted at the northern side of Old Forge’s Point Park on Friday, October 24 will serve as the village’s permanent Christmas tree.
TOW Highway Dept. Superintendent Casey Crofut operates the backhoe (right) assisting James Knuth, Mike Monette and Trevor Noonan of Gardenia Design. Photo by Marianne Christy
The tree was installed by Gardenia Design of Deerfield with assistance by Town of Webb Highway Superintendent Casey Crofut, Scott Gaffney of the Department of Public Works, Coun-cilwoman Kate Russell and Chris Russell. Continue reading
Town of Webb Supervisor Ted Riehle gave an overview of the town’s Preliminary Budget for 2015, at a public hearing held on Tuesday, October 28 in Old Forge.
“The Board spent a lot of time with department heads on this budget… a lot of time and effort went into this. But I’m happy to report that we are going to be operating within the tax cap [in 2015],” Riehle said. Continue reading
The annual Consignment Sale to benefit the Polar Bear Ski Club will be held Saturday, November 8 from 8 a.m. to noon at the McCauley Chalet.
All winter sporting equipment including clothing, nordic and alpine ski equipment, boots, outerwear, and ice skates can be dropped off for the sale at the chalet from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, November 7, or from 8 to 9 a.m. the day of the sale.
Twenty percent of all goods sold will go directly to the Polar Bears.
The Forestport Town Board has agreed on a Preliminary Budget for 2015 that features $126,423.81 in savings over the Budget that was adopted in 2014.
If cutting government cost was easy, everybody would do it right? I commend our Town Board for making these tough decisions that move our town toward greater efficiency and savings on behalf of our taxpayers.
Of those budget cuts, $60,000 alone resulted from the implementation of a more economical healthcare program to the Town. Continue reading
Area polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. for the general election on Tuesday, November 4.
Voters in Town of Webb District 1 will vote at the Park Avenue Building at 183 Park Avenue in Old Forge and District 2 voters will cast their ballots at the Eagle Bay Fire Hall at 5516 State Route 28. Continue reading
The Town of Webb School’s Senior, Junior, and Stage Bands will be performing in their first concert of the school year in the TOW School gymnasium on Thursday, November 6 at 7 p.m.
The students will be under the direction of Instrumental Music teacher Emily E. Herrmann.
Musical selections will include National Emblem March, Kentucky 1800, Sing Sing Sing, Land of Make Believe, Fighting Falcon March, and George of the Jungle.
Students need to be in the band room by 6:30 p.m. Senior Band will wear all black and Junior Band will wear black bottoms and white tops.
The community is invited to come out and support the students.