Daily Archives: February 11, 2016

Webb Police Department reports recent activity

The Town of Webb Police Department has reported the following recent law enforcement activity.

A 36-year-old Binghamton woman was charged with 3rd Degree Assault on Monday, February 8 at 3:44 p.m.

According to the report, the defendant was arrested for the above charge after a report of a bar brawl at Daiker’s in which the defendant struck another person in the eye, causing injury.

She was issued an appearance ticket returnable to Town of Webb Court at a later date.

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North Woods Community Center holds its 2016 Annual Meeting

The annual meeting for North Woods Community Center was held on Friday, January 27 at the Community Center on Crosby Boulevard in Old Forge.

The following directors were elected for the ensuing year: Janice Park, David Beck, Timothy Harwood, Carl Klossner, Brenda Dean, and Wayne Beckingham. Continue reading

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Letter: Speak up to preserve Hemmer Cottage

Below is the text of a petition that is being circulated in support of Hemmer Cottage’s continued preservation. 

To: Town of Webb Historical Association Board of Trustees/Membership

Subject: Preservation of Hemmer Cottage Continue reading

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Ad’k Railroad’s train service mission to Lake Placid just got more difficult

On Thursday he Adirondack Park Authority determined that a proposal to remove the rails between Tupper Lake and Lake Placid doesn’t conflict with the State Land Master Plan.

That plan (SLMP) serves as the foundation for all the restrictions and the permitted uses on State land. The State Dept. of Environmental Conservation came up with this “compromise” to satisfy calls for a recreational trail to be built on the railroad Travel Corridor.

The DEC was charged with creating a trail system in 1996, but has never taken any steps toward that goal.  Continue reading

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Spring services planned for Jeffrey M. Russell, 51

Jeffrey M. Russell, 51, of Palm Harbor, FL, and formerly of Old Forge, passed away suddenly on February 5, 2016.

Jeffrey was born March 12, 1964, the son of Eugene and Virginia Tiffany Russell. He spent his childhood days in Old Forge, attending the Town of Webb Schools, where he graduated in 1982.   Continue reading

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Barnstormers Snowmobile Club benefits from gas tax refunds

Howard Dailey shows off the gas receipts collection boxes.

Howard Dailey shows off the gas receipts collection boxes.

The Inlet Barnstormers Snowmobile Club is asking for area snowmobilers’ help to make the gas tax refund a success for the club.

All those gallons of gas that are used on the snowmobile trails include sales tax that can get refunded to the club to buy equipment and for trail maintenance, etc.

The club maintains and grooms trails adjacent to the Towns of Webb & Inlet trail systems. Continue reading

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