The School of the Old Forge Ballet Company announces Fall registration for returning and new students in the Old Forge and Forestport areas. The school will open on Thursday, September 10 in Forestport and Monday, September 14 in Old Forge for the 2015-2016 season.
Studio headquarters is at the North Woods Community Center, 2nd floor at 110 Crosby Blvd. in Old Forge; Forestport classes are being held on the main floor at the Town Hall on Woodhull St. Continue reading
The Inlet Area Business Association is sponsoring a raffle for an Inlet vacation package.
The package includes a one-week stay at the newly renovated Deerwoods Lodge, two one-day kayak rentals from Frisky Otter Tours, two one-day bike rentals from Pedals & Petals, firewood from Levi Brothers Tree Service, $20 gift certificate from The Ole Barn, $25 gift certificate from Screamen Eagle Pizza, $25 gift certificate from French Louie ADK Sports, scenic cruise passes for six from Raquette Lake Navigation, and “The Adirondacks” photo book from Adirondack Reader. Continue reading
Jamie L. Mihalko and Adam J. Reynolds were married at the Boonville home of the bride’s parents on Saturday, August 22, 2015 with family and close friends in attendance.
The bride is the daughter of Audrey and James Mihalko of Boonville, NY. She is a 2005 graduate of Adirondack Central High School and is a nurse at Duke University Hospital in Raleigh, NC.
The groom is the son of Lisa and Rick Backer, also of Boonville, and the late Dave Reynolds. A 2006 graduate of the Town of Webb School in Old Forge, Adam is now in his third year in the U.S. Marine Corps. He has served overseas in Japan and South Korea.
The couple resides in Raleigh, NC.
by Charles Herr
OLD FORGE. At the upper end of the “Fawn’s” voyage, a “carry-all” stage takes incoming visitors on to the new and handsome Forge House [built in 1871, burned in 1924], a mile distant, which overlooks First Lake. This hotel is conducted by Messrs. Alger & Kitts [succeeded Joseph Harvey], and is one of the most attractive places in the woods.
It stands near the site of the old iron works, where nearly a century ago an abortive attempt was made to establish an industry [Herreshoff, 1819]. Continue reading
Dan williams with his winning lunker
by Theresa Taylor
Forty six boats pre-registered for the Saturday, July 25 annual bass derby held in Raquette Lake. The breakfast buffet was held at the fire hall during registration verification and confirmation of team members. After a short meeting the teams departed from the town dock—after a live wells’ inspection—for eight hours of fishing competition. Continue reading
The Mission Boutique and Capital Campaign teams of Niccolls Memorial Church are very grateful to everyone who supported our Silent Auction and Chicken BBQ fundraiser on August 1st with generous donations of artwork, goods, gift certificates, time, talent, and publicity.
Three Big Cheers for: Fred Ehrensbeck & his BBQ brigade, Jan Park & her bountiful buffet specialists, Dave Winslow and Winslow Services for use of the tent, The Forge Motel for use of their property, and Bob Liddle’s Old School Band for the wonderful music during the event. Continue reading
A number of programs are scheduled to take place at the Woodgate Library throughout the month of September
The featured local artist of the month is Loretta Lepkowski who will be exhibiting her portraits of real working people and farm life.
A Book Sale will be held Saturday, September 5 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Woodgate Community Hall on Bear Creek Road. Continue reading