by Jay Lawson
Dan Rivet has presented the Town of Webb Board with a contract for its consideration, pertaining to the Advanced Life Support (ALS) staffing arrangement that will start in Webb in January 2016.
He provided the contract at the Board’s Budget Hearing on Monday, November 2.
The contract was the result of negotiations between Old Forge Volunteer Ambulance Corps and Town of Webb Attorney Richard Frye, according to Rivet.
Stuart deCamp and Robert Moore
by Marianne Christy
In the second time in four years, Town of Webb voters will have to wait until absentee ballots are counted to determine the winners in races for supervisor and town council.
Unofficial results show that only two votes separate supervisor candidates Robert Moore and H. Stuart deCamp, with Moore receiving 395 votes (331 in Webb District 1 and 64 in District 2) to deCamp’s 393 (347 in Webb 1 and 46 in Webb 2.) Continue reading
by Jay Lawson
Councilwoman Kate Russell brought what she described as a learning-tool issue to the Town of Webb Board, involving a questionable Facebook post made by a member of the public.
Her discussion took place at the Board’s meeting on Monday, November 2.
The purpose of the presentation, Russell said, was to continue the topic of effective communication that permeated many of the questions and answers at last week’s candidate forum in the Town of Webb. Continue reading
The Kiwanis Club of the Central Adirondacks has announced that its Student of the Month for November is Olivia Phaneuf. Mara is the daughter of Joe and Janine Phaneuf of Old Forge and is a senior at Town of Webb Union Free School.
The Student of the Month is a program initiated by the Kiwanis Club, in cooperation with the Town of Webb School, that recognizes senior students.
Each month from September to April the school administrators select a Student of the Month who will receive $50 and with his/her parents are invited to a Kiwanis Recognition Event to make a brief presentation. Continue reading
by Linda Heistman
I would like to express my deep appreciation to the Town of Webb candidates at the “Meet the Candidates” night held at VIEW on October 27 who all acknowledged the need for our senior program. Our program is a success first and foremost due to the hard work of our volunteers. It is also a success because we are willing to listen to what the seniors want and need. Continue reading
Kenneth E. Wimette Jr., 76, of Durant Rd., Blue Mountain Lake, NY passed away unexpectedly on Thursday October 29, 2015.
Born on July 7, 1939, in Ticonderoga, NY, he was the son of the late Kenneth and Allene (Merrill) Wimette Sr.
Ken attended South Glens Falls High School and graduated in the class of 1958.
In 1958 he entered in to the Navy earning the rank of 2nd class machinist, until his honorable discharge in 1962. Continue reading
Christina Russell trying out a Webb Police snowmobile
by Gina Greco
The Town of Webb Police Department held an Open House at their station on Thursday, October 29.
Children of all ages were invited to sit on Town of Webb police snowmobiles and NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) airboat and emergency vehicles.Photos
by Gina Greco