Two dozen New York State Department of Environmental Conservation officers and forest rangers came to Old Forge on Tuesday, November 25 to present Doug and Judy Riedman with a plaque honoring their late son Kyle as an honorary NYS forest ranger. Continue reading
Monthly Archives: November 2014
Adirondack Park Agency: Fulton Chain region residents advocate for variety of issues involving changes to Ad’k Park Master Plan
On Monday, November 24, Old Forge hosted the best attended of four public meetings that were hosted across the Adirondack region recently by the Adirondack Park Agency (APA), according to agency representatives.
The purpose was to hear public ideas about potential changes to the Adirondack Park State Land Master Plan (APSLMP). Continue reading
Health Insurance Enrollment Assistance available Thursdays at Old Forge Library
A New York State-certified navigator from ACR Health will be at the Old Forge Library on Thursdays, by appointment, to assist people with enrollment in the NYS Insurance Marketplace (NY State of Health) during the Open Enrollment Period which runs through February 15, 2015.
Appointments can be scheduled by calling ACR Health at 1 (800) 475-2430. There is no charge for the navigator’s services. Continue reading
Inlet Barnstormers hosting Christmas Party on Dec. 16
The Inlet Barnstormers Christmas Party will be held on Tuesday, December 16 at the Ole Barn in Inlet.
The festivities include a meeting at 5:30 p.m., appetizers at 6 p.m. and a buffet dinner at 7 p.m.
The cost is $10 for club members and $30 for non-members; payment is required with the reservation.
Reservations and payments can be sent to Barb Winslow, P.O. Box 783, Old Forge, NY 13420. Deadline is Friday, December 5.
Anyone wishing to participate in the gift exchange, can bring a unisex gift valued at $15. The snowmobile raffle will be announced immediately following dinner.
North Woods Community Ctr. shopping event
North Woods Community Center will be the site of a shopping event on Saturday, November 29 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Members of Dewey Old Forge Chapter #449, Order of Eastern Star will sponsor a mini bazaar and sell gifts priced at $10 and under.
There will be raffles, and lunch will be available too. Bring this article and receive a free hot beverage
The event will be held at the center located at 110 Crosby Blvd. in Old Forge, behind Old Forge Hardware.
Inlet seeking entries for Best Holiday Pie Contest
As part of the Adirondack Christmas on Main Street celebration, Inlet will be looking for a holiday pie to be proud of.
Bake your favorite pie and bring it to the Inlet Town Hall by 4 p.m. on Saturday, November 29 to be judged by some of Inlet’s true pie lovers who will determine which pie will be called “Inlet’s Best.”
Judging begins at 4:30 p.m. and all are invited to come by for samples of the entries.
More information about the contest is available by calling Adele at the Inlet Information Office at (315) 357-5501.
Emergency Medical training can provide extraordinary opportunity for ordinary members of local community
Opportunities… This simple word, by its definition brings positive thoughts to mind.
Oftentimes, opportunities present themselves in such a way that we miss them.
We, the members and leaders of the Old Forge Ambu-lance Corp, as well as same from the Old Forge Fire Department, are currently offering and emphasizing opportunities. Continue reading