by Nick Rose
The Old Forge Farmers Market (OFFM) concluded its 8th season on October 9 after sixteen weeks of operation.
Old Forge remains the largest and best attended market in Herkimer County averaging over 250 customers per week.
During the season we were also able to add some new vendors, such as JZ Farms and Heidelberg Bakery to our market family. Continue reading
by Jay Lawson
The Town of Webb Board met for their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, October 13, where they discussed Webb’s Master Plan revision project and the Town’s 2016 Budget.
Marcia Barker is chairing the Master Plan committee.
She said the various subcommittees have been meeting to consider various aspects of the Plan and should have final reports by next spring. Continue reading
by GIna Greco
The Inlet Community Church will be holding an informational meeting on Thursday, October 22 at 7 p.m. at its worship location for those interested in joining its mission team on an upcoming trip to Mexico.
The team is traveling to Juarez, Mexico for spring break to help build a local orphanage.
This will be their second time teaming with Tapestries of Life Ministries on the project. Continue reading
The Town of Webb Police Department has reported the following recent law enforcement activity.
• A 26-year-old Old Forge man was charged with Driving While Intoxicated, Aggravated Unlicensed Operation 3rd, and Refusal to Submit to Breath Screening Test following an incident that occurred on Friday, October 9 at 10:12 p.m.
According to the report, an investigation into a one-car property damage accident on NYS Route 28 resulted in the arrest of the defendant for the above charges.
Investigation revealed that the defendant was intoxicated at the time of the accident and his license suspended out of the City of Rome for failure to answer a summons.
He was issued appearance tickets returnable to Town of Webb Court at a later date.
Central Adirondack Kiwanis member Carolyn Trimbach was presented a special award by Duane Niemi, Central Division Lt. Governor, during a dinner held at Van Auken’s Inne on Monday, September 28th.
Trimbach, a past president of Kiwanis Club of the Central Adirondacks and past Lt. Governor of the Central Division, was recognized for her efforts of serving Kiwanis Central Division during the 2013 to 2014 program year.
The Central Division includes clubs in Old Forge, Boonville, Frankfort, Lake Delta, Frankfort, Clinton, Westmoreland and Utica.
“It is a pleasure to present this special award to Carolyn recognizing her continuing efforts on behalf of Kiwanis and the children served by the Kiwanis organization,” Niemi said.
An Open Letter to Voters in the Town of Webb:
As the campaign rolls along and I am out on the streets listening to the concerns of the residents of the Town of Webb, I am hearing all kinds.
I have found that people, when asked if they have any concerns, usually have one or two if given time to think for a moment. Continue reading
by Andrew Getty
What do you do when you see things that should be corrected, though they were not part of the intended inspection?
The property owner is worried about a particular problem and wanted an inspection accordingly.
The inspection revealed a number of other issues, all relative to life safety, but totally unrelated to the reason for the original inspection. Continue reading