Some of Old Forge’s Emergency Services Volunteers: Kneeling, from left, are Dan Rivet, Linda Salin, and Richard Risley. Back row, Terry Lehnen, Peg Masters, Dave and Jeanette Berkstresser, Ron Leszyk, Dave Langworthy, Father Shane, and Mike Senf. Photo by Gina Greco
By Gina Greco
The Central Adirondack Partnership for the 21st Century (CAP-21) met with local emergency personnel from Old Forge, Inlet and surrounding areas, to discuss local emergency response needs including the challenge of regenerating and sustaining an adequate volunteer force. Continue reading
by Marianne Christy
Amy Bartel, Garrett Swick, and Gwen Tracy with her daughter Keira. Photo by Gina Greco
Parents and pre-school children familiar with the local Musikgarten program taught the past 10 years by Amy Bartel of Old Forge, will have a new instructor, Gwen Tracy, when the spring session begins on April 9th. Continue reading
by Jay Lawson
With the start of spring and warmer temperatures expected, the state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) reminds New Yorkers that residential brush burning in towns with less than 20,000 residents is prohibited in the state through May 14.
The burn ban is intended to lessen fire hazards. Continue reading
Registration for children eligible to enroll in next September’s kindergarten class will take place from March 30 through April 24, 2015.
Parents of children already on the school district census should receive a registration packet in the mail. Continue reading
by Jay Lawson
New York State has announced that it is looking to improve the public facilities at the Fourth Lake Day-Use Area and the Alger Island Campground, both located in the Town of Webb.
The Department of Environ–mental Conservation (DEC) described the improvements in a draft Unit Management Plan (UMP) for Alger Island Campground that it announced Thursday, March 26. Continue reading
The Adirondack Scenic Railroad’s Easter Bunny Express departs the Holland Patent Station on Saturday, April 4 for Remsen Depot where children can have pictures taken with The Easter Bunny, hunt for candy-filled Easter eggs, and visit a small petting zoo. Continue reading
Woodgate Free Library will host a special Spring Break Program on Thursday, April 2 at 1 p.m. titled, Fort Stanwix on the March!
All are invited to come and meet the individuals who served at Fort Stanwix during the American Revolution. Continue reading