by Jay Lawson
The Town of Webb Board signed an agreement committing the town to partial funding of Advanced Life Support (ALS) services, to be administered by the Old Forge Ambulance Corps, starting on January 1, 2016.
Prior to the signing of the contract on Monday, November 16, the Board met with Ambulance Corps representatives to reach an understanding of the contract’s final details. Continue reading
by Marianne Christy
The absentee and affidavit ballots for the general election for the Town of Webb, tallied by the Herkimer County of Elections on Wednesday, November 18, have determined Robert A. Moore the winner of the supervisor’s race.
In the closest supervisor race in recent memory, Moore nudged out opponent H. Stuart deCamp by a mere 17 votes. Continue reading
Kathy Rivet, Kaylin Parent and Kate Russell display the holiday decorations they arranged that now accompany the new lighted snowflakes along Main Street in Old Forge. Photo by Gina Greco
Town of Webb Police Chief Ron Johnston would like to remind residents and visitors that all night parking restrictions will be in effect from December 1 through May 1, 2016.
Parking is restricted on town, county and state roadways from 2 to 6 a.m. to allow for snow plowing and removal.
Parking is also restricted in front of the Town of Webb School and on the south side of Park Ave., adjacent to Maple Ridge.
by Charles Herr
I have spent many hours examining pages of the Lowville Journal Republican from the late 19th and early 20th century, learning about trains, boats and roads.
Quite often, the next column to the right or below my subject described the sudden, unexpected death of a guide, resident or traveler in the Adirondacks, in early days known as the North Woods. Continue reading
Helen E. Macdonald, 93, of Old Forge, died on Tuesday, November 17, 2015, at Masonic Care Community in Utica.
She was born on March 11, 1922, in Jamaica, Long Island, NY, a daughter of the late William A. and Helen E. Macdonough Miller. She married Angus (Mac) B. Macdonald on September 19, 1942, in St. Mary’s in the Highlands, Cold Spring, NY and he died on March 21, 1977.
Helen was a member of the Niccolls Memorial Presbyterian Church in Old Forge, where she belonged to the Women’s Fellowship group. Continue reading
Billy, from left, Michael, Melissa and Conner Rockhill. Courtesy photo
by Gina Greco
William Rockhill, owner and operator of Bear Creek Carpentry in Woodgate, will be featured on the Home and Garden Television (HGTV) show ‘Tiny House Hunters’ on Saturday, November 21st at 10:30 p.m.
‘The Wee Hoose’ built by the Rockhill family, measuring at 8-ft., 6-in. by 24-ft. will be one of the three houses featured on the show.
They filmed the show over five days this past summer.
Bear Creek Carpentry had been contacted by a woman from Alaska, who was looking to purchase her second tiny home. Continue reading