The Inlet Community Church group of 22 individuals who will be traveling to Mexico in March to assist with a mission to build an orphanage are planning upcoming fund-raising initiatives to assist with their efforts.
Representatives of the group will be selling raffle tickets at Old Forge Winter Carnival at McCauley Mountain on Saturday, February 6. Continue reading
Paul R. Giessler, 55, of Old Forge and formerly of Waterloo, NY passed away unexpectedly at his business on Sunday, January 24, 2016.
He was born on July 4, 1960 in Lyons, NY a son of the late Otto and Adrienne (Dapolito) Giessler. He was a graduate of Herkimer County Community College.
Paul was retired from the Town of Webb School and was currently the owner/operator of Mr. G’s Soup Garden in Old Forge. Continue reading
by Forrest Williams
Everyone is familiar with the disapproval and disdain of elder peers, as they scrutinize the younger, subsequent generations.
One of my 88-year-old grandfathers lives with us, and he is more than happy to express his disgust at any and all of my actions, as well as those of my younger brother.
He often calls us lazy and sometimes says that, in all likelihood, we will amount to nothing. Continue reading
The Town of Webb Union Free School District’s Board of Education held a meeting on Tuesday, January 19, 2016.*
Public Comments included: Christine and Ryan Prichard approached the Board about their daughter, a 7th grader, attending NYSEF in Lake Placid for the winter term to train for alpine skiing at the Olympic Ski Center.
The TOW UFSD would provide the curriculum materials and a NYSEF tutor would provide the instruction.
TOW UFSD would then grade the homework/tests. Continue reading
by Andrew Getty
Q: My neighbor put a fence up on my property. Did he get a permit from your office to put up a fence?
Q: Why not?
A: Because a permit is not required by local law, or the NYS Building Code unless the fence is taller than six feet, around a swimming pool or within the shoreline setback area along waterfront. Continue reading
Front row from left: Eliza Greene, Mia DiOrio, Karleigh Hollister, Thomas Levi, Caitlyn Armendola, Schuyler Uzdavinis, Gracie Heath and Gabriel Lutz,
Back row- Alexis Heath, Maira Lutz, Richie Lutz, Macie Eisenhart, Johanna Lutz
Members of the Junior Alpine Polar Bear Ski Team have welcomed new members this year and kicked off their season with a race at Snow Ridge in Turin on Sunday, January 17.
The results of the race are as follows:
1st – Caitlyn Armendola Continue reading
by Sen. James Seward
A number of important issues are under discussion in Albany and development of the state budget is at the top of the list.
The budget is due by April 1st, and I believe we can meet that deadline for a sixth straight year.