The dam at the Old Forge Pond outlet releasing four cubic feet of water per second during the current season of low water.
By Jay Lawson
Many visitors and seasonal residents looking to spend the Memorial Day weekend boating on the Fulton Chain of Lakes found themselves dismayed at water levels that were more than a foot below normal for this time of year.
“Having traveled 2,500 miles to enjoy our summer at camp in Old Forge was I ever surprised to find nothing under my dock on the Channel but mud,” David Lemire wrote in an email to The Weekly Adirondack.
Lemire said he had been following the Old Forge winter while at his home in Scottsdale, AZ. Continue reading
Maddie Phaneuf of Old Forge was recently named to the U.S. Biathlon National X-Team for the second consecutive year.
The X-Team has been identified as a training team for promising developmental athletes in the sport of winter biathlon which includes Nordic skiing and rifle marksmanship. Continue reading
The Town of Inlet will host a Bass Derby that will be held Sunday, June 28.
Contestants will fish the waters from Fifth Lake to Old Forge Pond for eight hours in hopes of catching the magic winning weight.
Boats will depart after a livewell inspection from the Inlet town dock in numerical order of their registration, in search of five legal black bass that may earn them cash winnings. Continue reading
By Marianne Christy
The first in a series of First Friday Art Walks in Old Forge on June 5 will feature six venues for art lovers to shop, eat, listen to music, meet artists and view demonstrations from 5 to 8 p.m.
The venues are: Gallery 3040, The Starving Artist Gallery, 5 Corners Café, the Old Forge Library, The Lights Are On Design Studio, and Sisters Bistro. Continue reading
The Webb Property Owners Association (WPOA) board meeting will be held Saturday, June 6 at 10 a.m. in the Senior Room at the Inlet Town Hall.
Agenda items to be discussed include recent events at the Town and School levels, and the future of WPOA.
This meeting is open to the public and an opportunity to learn how you can become more involved in WPOA.
By Marianne Christy
Petitions are currently available for pickup at the office of Town Clerk Nanci Russell for those interested in running for various Town of Webb positions in the 2015 elections.
Up for election this year are the positions of Supervisor, Town Clerk, Highway Superintendent, Tax Collector, two Council seats, Town Justice and Herkimer County Legislator. Continue reading
Niccolls Memorial Presbyterian Church is taking orders for the Food Sense package for June.
Each “unit” costs $15.50. This program is open to all.
There are no eligibility requirements nor is there any obligation to purchase food every month.