Final tally stands at 3,150 canoes and kayaks, obliterates old record as largest raft ever assembled
Brendon Olsen was among the participants in September’s record-breaking One Square Mile of Hope. Photo by Jay Lawson
The One Square Mile of Hope Committee, along with Kiwanis Club of the Central Adirondacks, is delighted to announce that the Guinness Book of World Records organization, headquartered in London, England, has verified the results of our September 13, 2014 event. Continue reading
While the Central Adirondack Association was opening Snodeo weekend in Old Forge, the White Otter Fish & Game Club was welcoming race spectators to the 25th Anniversary Snowmobile Shootout in Woodgate on Friday, December 12. Photo by Jay Lawson
Much to the delight of the organizers of Snodeo ’14, approximately 18-inches of fresh snow fell in time to be enjoyed by the hundreds of snowmobile enthusiasts who came to the area to enjoy a weekend that included a showcase of 2015 sleds, a vintage snowmobile show, youth races, parties hosted by sled manufacturers, fireworks and raffles.
Photos by Gina Greco & Jay Lawson
The Town of Webb Board unanimously appointed Ron Johnston, as Town of Webb Police Chief, at a meeting held on Tuesday, December 16.
Johnston is currently a Senior Deputy Sheriff for Otsego County.
He will begin with the Town of Webb on January 12, 2015.
Town Supervisor Ted Riehle said the board was pleased with the number and quality of applicants it had to choose from. Continue reading
Area churches have planned their services for Christmas eve, Christmas day and New Year’s eve and day.
Big Moose Chapel’s annual Christmas Candlelight service will be held Sunday, December 21 at 4 p.m. Reverend Lawrence Bartel of Niccolls Church will officiate at the service. Maureen VanSlyke will be the organist and lead the congregation in song. Continue reading
Inlet area businesses invite all to a Holiday Open House on Friday, Dec-ember 19 from 4 p.m. where they will be offering in-store specials, a variety of unique gift ideas and refreshments. Continue reading
The Old Forge DMV satellite office will be open Wednesday, December 24, Friday, December 26, Wednesday, December 31 and Friday, January 2 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.
It will be closed Christmas and New Year’s Day. Continue reading
Sally A. Baird, 73, of Old Forge, passed away December 15, 2014, at Sunset Nursing Home, Boonville.
Services will be announced at a later date, in 2015. Arrangements are in care of Dimbleby, Friedel, Williams & Edmunds Funeral Home, 128 Fern Ave., Old Forge.