Daily Archives: October 15, 2015

Old Forge Farmers’ Market closes banner 2015 season; CAP-21 tallies $4,400 in regional nutrition assistance

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

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Webb Police Department reports recent activity

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.

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Central Ad’k Kiwanis: Carolyn Trimbach honored with New York District Award

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.

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Candidate Brooker: Concerns of Webb residents

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

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What to do when you see possible safety deficiencies in your home

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

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