Monthly Archives: February 2015

Gov. Cuomo seeks boost to North Country winter tourism Webb/Inlet Trail System to offer free snowmobiling on March 7 & 8 weekend

Governor Andrew Cuomo and his daughter, were in the  area last week to enjoy  some snowmobiling  on the Tug Hill.  Photo submitted

Governor Andrew Cuomo and his daughter, were in the
area last week to enjoy some snowmobiling on the Tug Hill. Photo submitted

Old Forge, known since the 1960’s as the Snowmobile Capital of the East, will join Governor Cuomo and communities across the North Country in a special celebration of winter activities over the weekend of March 7 and 8.

To encourage more snowmobilers to come and enjoy New York, the registration requirement for out-of-state snowmobiles will be waived.  Continue reading

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Kiwanis Winter Sports Challenge raises over $7K for youth programs

Over 100 people participated in the 15th Annual Central Adirondack Kiwanis Club Winter Sports Challenge in Old Forge on Saturday, February 14.  The event was part of the Old Forge Winter Carnival.

The proceeds, estimated at over $7,000, will be used to fund continuing Central Adirondack Kiwanis children’s projects.  Continue reading

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Returning March 13 & 14 Snofest: Old Forge Sneak Peek to showcase 2016 sled models

Major snowmobile manufacturers representing Arctic Cat, Polaris, SkiDoo and Yamaha will reveal their 2016 models at the 8th Annual Snofest at the George T. Hiltebrant Recreation Center on North Street in Old Forge on Friday and Saturday, March 13 and 14.

Hours for the two-day Sneak Peak event are Friday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.  Continue reading

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