The Old Forge Library children’s summer reading program will be held Thursdays in July from July 2 through July 30 from noon to 1 p.m.
The theme of this year’s program is Every Hero has a Story, and a variety of activities for children pre-k ages and up are planned.
Children kindergarten age and younger must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.
There will be refreshments and prizes awarded during the final session.
The finale will also feature storyteller Jeannine Laverty who will perform in the Gazebo at noon. The performance is open to the public.
The Summer Reading Program is funded by The Town of Webb Recreation Program.
To register your child, please call the library at (315) 369-6008.
The Old Forge Library invites all to enjoy live music on the library grounds on Friday, June 26 featuring musician Nick Piccininni, a master of the 5-string banjo.
The performance is part of the library’s “Meet Me at the Library Gazebo at 5” series and will take place from 5 to 7 p.m.
Piccininni will sing many of his own original songs while playing on the acoustic guitar. Continue reading
Services will begin at the 154-year-old Otter Lake Community Church with its first service of the season on Sunday, July 5 at 10:30 a.m.
All summer visitors are invited to attend this New York State and Nationally Registered Historic house of worship.
During this worship season there will be special music offered throughout the ten-week season. Continue reading
A request for an injunction that would have prohibited the Adirondack Scenic Railroad from operating over a section of track near Lake Colby was denied in a ruling made Wednesday.
The injunction had been requested in a lawsuit brought by the Lake Colby Association.
Lake Colby is just north of Saranac Lake.
Attorneys for the Railroad and the Lake Colby Association appeared on June 24 in New York Supreme Court in Malone before Judge Robert G. Main, Jr. Continue reading
To the Editor:
We live in an area where we are most dependent on tourism, and in turn, good customer service. We find good customer service in most businesses and service industries.
However, I would like to especially recognize Burke’s Marina in Raquette Lake. Michael and Nora Burke and all their staff have a reputation for great customer service, flexibility and just plain good old “treat others as you would like to be treated” philosophy. Continue reading
CAP-21 has kicked off the campaign for its 5th annual CAPPY DUCK Derby. This year’s event is scheduled for September 6, the Sunday of Labor Day weekend, at 12:15.
Once again there are 13 Lucky Duck prizes including a chance to win $100,000 sponsored by OddsOn Promotions.
If no one hits the $100,000 jackpot, that special Lucky Duck will attend a Billy Joel concert live at Madison Square Garden. Continue reading
Left to Right – Briana Brownsell and Mackensie Kelly; Middle Row: (On Bench) Chloe Barkauskus, Mattias Browsher, Lilli Secrest, Courtney Hitchcock and Olivia Phaneuf; Back Row: Michael Griffin, Kandis Griffin, NHS President Melissa Rockhill and Principal John Swick.
The Kiwanis Club of the Central Adirondacks and members of the Town of Webb School National Honor Society were collaborators in the creation of a Buddy Bench that was recently placed and dedicated at the school’s playground.
In attendance at the dedication were kindergarten through second grade students and NHS members.
The concept of the Buddy Bench, a place to go for peer support when a student is having issues, concerns or problems in their lives, was suggested by Mary Lee Kalil of Inlet. Continue reading