Workshop participants examined Adirondack maps at the Old Forge Library on February 25. At right are Ted Christodar, owner of Pedals & Petals bike shop in Inlet, and Carolyn Trimback of Old Forge. Photo by Gina Greco
By Gina Greco
Groups from State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) and Adirondack Community-based Trails & Lodging System (ACTLS) held a Great South Woods Project (GSW)-ACTLS Knowledge Workshop at the Old Forge Library on Wednesday, February 25th. Continue reading
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
By Jay Lawson
The Adirondack North Country Association (ANCA) plans to start a new Strategic Plan in March, as the group looks forward to its next five years.
In conjunction with the new plan, ANCA is seeking feedback from the public, in the form of an online survey.
The survey is quick, according to ANCA, taking only about six minutes. Continue reading
CAP-21 President Tim Foley (from left), Fred and Carolyn Trimbach, and CAP-21 Executive Director Nick Rose. Photo by Gina Greco
by Gina Greco
The Central Adirondacks Partnership for the 21st century (CAP-21) honored Fred and Carolyn Trimbach of Old Forge for their years of volunteer service to CAP-21 and the community, at a Tuesday, February 24th meeting at American Legion Post 893, in Old Forge. Continue reading
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
By Linda Heistman
March will be a busy month for participants of SHARP, the Senior Health, Activity & Recreation Program in Old Forge, with a full roster of events planned in and around the community.
• During our Wednesday, March 4 gathering, certified yoga instructor Kathy Queen will provide Chair Yoga instruction. Program participants Barb Proper and Carolyn Wilsey will lead a memoir-making session called, Senior Moments to Remember. Continue reading
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