Daily Archives: January 21, 2016

Nordic Girls: Old Forge varsity team wins Queensbury Invitational

Old Forge Girls Nordic Skiers, from left, Rachael Smith, Megan Greene, Emily Greene, Laura Levi, Mikeeli Hanson, Emily Rudolph. Courtesy photo

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

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Local Kiwanis to sponsor 16th Annual Winter Sports Challenge, February 6th

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

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Webb Police Dept. reports law enforcement activity

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.

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Kolb: Immediate transparency, reform needed for corrupt Albany culture

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

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Old Forge 4-H members visit Herkimer for county’s cake decorating workshop

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

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