Daily Archives: January 14, 2016

CAA plans winter events

The Central Adirondack Association is excited to announce their upcoming 2016 winter events. Old Forge’s Winter Carnival will commence with a parade down Main Street on Friday, February 5th.

February 6th & 7th, McCauley Mountain will host a range of family fun activities for every outdoor enthusiast.  From skiing and snowshoeing to dining and dancing, Winter Carnival has it all.  Continue reading

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Inlet Barnstormers Club: Snowmobile ‘Poker Run’ coming January 22 & 23

A Snowmobile Poker Run will be hosted by the Inlet Barnstormers Snowmobile Club on Friday and Saturday, January 22 and 23, 2016.

When the Poker Run ends at 5 p.m. on Saturday, prizes will be distributed at a party at Daiker’s Inn.

The party will start at 5:15 Saturday with winners receiving cash payouts from a purse of $700. Continue reading

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Diana ‘Dinny’ Riggs Genung passes away

DIANA_R_GENUNG_PHOTODiana Riggs Genung died peacefully on January 11, 2016, surrounded by her family at the Parlin House Hospice Residence in Wayland, MA, following a short and courageous battle with cancer.

Known from an early age as Dinny, she was born in Elmira, NY in 1946, the daughter of Elizabeth Falck Riggs Hart and John S. Riggs. She graduated from Miss Hall’s School in Pittsfield, MA and Beaver College in Glenside, PA.

Dinny was recognized and deeply loved by her friends, her large family and those she touched for her kind, charitable and accepting nature.  Continue reading

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Local favorite ‘Roughie’ to compete in prestigious Westminster Dog Show

Roughie @EukanubaGrand Champion Seistan’s Rough & Ready a.k.a. “Roughie” has qualified and entered the prestigious Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.

Roughie started her career as a puppy graduate from “Back to Basics” training in Woodgate.

She went on to being shown by Pam Centola of Old Forge—winning her first weekend out.

She has since gone on to be shown by Team Threlfall, Evan and Stacy Threlfall from Derry, N.H.

Roughie has since done some powerful winning up & down the East Coast. She finished fifth in Grand Champion points in 2015.

Now it’s on to the big show on Monday, February 15th in New York City.

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