Old Forge Girls Nordic Skiers, from left, Rachael Smith, Megan Greene, Emily Greene, Laura Levi, Mikeeli Hanson, Emily Rudolph. Courtesy photo
The Queensbury Nordic Invitational was held on Saturday, January 16 at the Gore Mountain Ski Bowl in North Creek, with the Old Forge boys and girls skiers racing impressively.
The competition was also a Junior Nationals qualifier for U18 and U16 boys and girls.
The Old Forge Girls Varsity Team won their 4.5K team event, powering to first with 13 points.
Queensbury finished second with 19 points, and Shenen-dehowa came in third with 41. Continue reading
The Kiwanis Club of the Central Adirondacks will sponsor the 16th Annual Kiwanis Winter Sports Challenge on Saturday, February 6 during the Old Forge Winter Carnival weekend held at McCauley Mountain Ski Area.
The Winter Sports Chal-lenge is a family-oriented recreational cross-country ski and snowshoe fund-raising event that will take place on McCauley’s extensive network of cross-country ski trails. Continue reading
The Town of Webb Police Department has reported the following recent law enforcement activity.
• A 42-year-old Huntingdon, PA man was charged with Snowmobiling While Intoxicated Common Law and Operating Without Insurance on Sunday, January 17 at 11:32 p.m.
According to the report, the defendant was involved in a personal injury snowmobile accident in which he struck a utility pole while operating on Railroad Ave. in the village of Old Forge. He was transported by Old Forge Ambulance to a Utica hospital with unknown injuries.
He was issued an appearance ticket returnable to Town of Webb Court at a later date.
Ken Thibado (right)
by Ken Thibado
News is entertainment. Perhaps; News as entertainment is better. There are still very serious events, about which “The News” seeks to inform us.
Therefore, “The News” still serves as an important connecting thread through which we all can have, at least, passing knowledge of anything we choose to inform ourselves about. “The News” serves a purpose higher than mere entertainment. Continue reading
Swift reform of the “woefully corrupt” culture in the New York State Legislature is long-overdue in the form of rules changes to the Assembly Chamber, according to Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua) and his Assembly Minority colleagues.
The recent felony convictions of both Sheldon Silver and Dean Skelos are painful reminders that the state Legislature cannot maintain the business-as-usual approach that has failed taxpayers and eroded the public trust, Kolb said. Continue reading
by Andrew Getty
Caller: I just got a notice in the mail that my neighbor has applied for an Area Variance to make his house bigger.
Code Office: Okay… How can the Code Office help you?
Caller: Our lot has been in the family over sixty years. About ten years ago I was denied a building permit to build a small summer camp. How come they can have a permit, but we can’t? Continue reading
Herkimer County 4-H members participated in a 4-H Cake Decora-ting Workshop held at the Herkimer Reformed Church on Saturday, January 16th.
Twenty 4-H youths, from all over Herkimer County decorated a cake to take home and learned skills that they can display this fall at the Herkimer County Fair. Continue reading