The Town of Webb Police Department has reported the following recent law enforcement activity.
• A 26-year-old Burlington Flats, NY man was arrested on a bench warrant to appear on DWI charges, Aggravated Unlicensed Operation 3rd, and Refusal of a Breath Test on Tuesday, November 10 at 7:44 p.m.
According to the report, the man was taken into custody after failing to appear before the Town of Webb Court on pending charges. He was located at a residence in Burlington Flats, NY and taken into custody with the assistance of the Otsego County Sheriff’s Office. He was then arraigned by Town of Webb Police before Honorable John Graham and remanded to the Herkimer County Jail in lieu of bail.
by Andrew Getty
Fifty years ago the citizens of the Town of Webb adopted their first zoning ordinance. That’s a long time ago. Even the Adirondack Park Agency is only forty-two years old; Webb has had land use regulations longer than the Park Agency.
Reflecting back over those years, has it been worthwhile?
Did the adoption of the zoning ordinance achieve its goal? Continue reading
by Linda Heistman
Attention ALL Senior Citizens: on Wednesday, November 25th, starting at noon, the Senior Health Activity and Recreation Program (SHARP) participants invite you to join us for a special get together at Lakeside Terrace Apartments.
We plan on sharing a meal together, spending some leisurely time talking, and playing lively games of pitch. We would love to have you join us! Continue reading
The Town of Webb UFSD Board of Education held a meeting on Tuesday, November 17, where it reviewed information and took actions that have been summarized as follows by the district. (This summary does not represent approved minutes.)
Approved the Minutes of the November 3, 2015 meeting.
Approved the Warrants and Claims.
Approved the Tax Collector Report for 2015.
Approved the Return of Unpaid Taxes to the County. Continue reading
CAP-21 Board front row from left, Tricia Clark, Kristin Frymire, Tim Foley, Deb Carhart and Jean Murdock. Back row: Nick Rose, Mike Farmer, Casey Hamlin, Mike Cunningham, Jim Ulrich, Mark Mayer, Bill Ransom, Carolyn Trimbach and Page Hannah. Absent from photo: Sandy Booton, Bonnie Lutz and Charles Frey. Photo by Gina Greco
by Gina Greco
Central Adirondack Partnership for the 21st Century (CAP-21) held its annual meeting at the Old Forge American Legion Post #893 on Wednesday, November 19th.
CAP-21 Executive Director Nick Rose went over the Financial Report, accurate as of October 31st, 2015.
Income for the prior twelve-month period (November 1st, 2014–October 31st, 2015) was $80,867.43. Expenses were $85,588.91, resulting in a net loss for the period of $4,721.48. Continue reading
In recognition of Veterans Day, Town of Webb School students in grades 4th, 5th, and 7th invited local veterans to discuss their military experiences in an open forum on Tuesday, November 10th.
In attendance were Sgt. Kermizian (Army), Sgt. Roger Best (Air Force), Lt. Michael Mitchell (Army), and Cpl. John Weedmark (Marines).
Veterans began the forum by discussing their experiences in the military and what being a veteran meant to them. Continue reading
Town of Webb UFSD fifth grade students recently competed against 43 math classes in the Jefferson-Lewis-Hamilton-Onieda BOCES in an online math challenge.
Over six days students answered over one thousand math questions at their math level and the class with the best accuracy and total points won.
The students banded together as a team and pulled out the victory bringing home the BOCES SumDog Math Challenge award.
All students placed within the top 60 students with 403 students competing BOCES-wide.
Four Town of Webb students placed in the top 10 in the competition: R. Laporte (5th), C. Basile (6th), R. Kelley (7th), and D. Aliasso (9th).
Students will be competing in local and national contests throughout the year.