Emergency centers in Oneida and Herkimer counties put out a call to area fire departments at approximately 5 p.m. on Tuesday, November 18 to assist with emergency situations related to a snow storm—now in its third day—that continues to pummel western New York.
The plea for snowmobiles and manpower to operate equipment and assist with search and rescue efforts was answered by volunteers at the Woodgate and Old Forge Fire Departments ready to sign up for the 24 to 48 hour deployments. Continue reading
Inlet gearing for holiday visitors
The Town of Inlet invites all to enjoy the festivities planned for its Adirondack Christmas on Main Street celebration on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, November 28, 29, and 30.
Stop by the Inlet Information Office when you get to town for a list of shops that will be open. While you are there, you can drop off your letters to Santa.
At the end of day bring your receipts from purchases made at Inlet businesses and receive a raffle ticket for every $10 spent to qualify to win a Holiday Basket. Continue reading
Returned to the West-Central Adirondacks this past week, though not as severely as happened in Buffalo. Above is a look at the Old Forge lakefront as captured by photographer Gina Greco.
The Adirondack Park Agency’s public listening session scheduled for Tuesday, November 18 in Old Forge was cancelled due to questionable weather and has been rescheduled for Monday, November 24 at the Town of Webb School gymnasium from 4 to 6 p.m.
The APA is soliciting public comment on possible amendments to the Adirondack Park State Land Master Plan. Continue reading
Piano students of Valerie Gaudin will present their annual Holiday Piano Recital on Thursday, December 4 at 7 p.m. at Niccolls Memorial Church.
Enjoy sounds of the season performed by Fern Bailey, Chloe Barkauskas, Allyson Brosemer, Chloe Brosemer, Megan DeFilipps, Clifford Donovan, Alexis Hollister, Alivia Hopsicker, Holly Kalil, Olivia Phaneuf and Jack Rivet.
Refreshments will be served immediately following the performance.
The recital is open to the public.
Webb students have learned how to think for themselves by the teachings of Mikko Myllykoski of Finland.
Our students attended the ADK Youth Climate Summit at the Tupper Wild Center.
The dangers of carbon dioxide and the advantages of converting our homes to electric heating and the need for legislation to eliminate smoke production both in our homes and in our power stations is emphasized. Continue reading
The Town of Webb and the Eagle Bay Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will kick-off the yuletide season with a Tree Lighting Party on Saturday, December 6.
The event will begin at 5 p.m. at the new Eagle Bay Welcome Center located at the corner of Big Moose Rd. and Rte. 28.
Christmas caroling around the community Christmas tree will be followed by the tree lighting.
Once the tree is lit, all are invited to enjoy refreshments and a pot luck supper at the Eagle Bay Fire Hall.
Penny Beach and Bonnie Amidon, co-chairs of the event, request that participants bring their appetites and a dish to pass.
Santa Claus has promised to stop by and bring gifts for all the good little kids in attendance, so anyone who will be bringing along a child is asked to call (315) 390-4006 ASAP and let Santa’s helper know how many will attend.