Karleigh Hollister was winner of the U12 Girls Skimeister Award
by Marianne Christy
It was a busy three days at McCauley Mountain as the Polar Bear Ski Club hosted the Kandahar Festival Ski Race on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday February 26, 27 and 28th.
The weekend began with a training day on Friday followed by a Komri Race on Saturday and a Giant Slalom (GS) race on Sunday. Race winners were determined by the overall results of the two competitions.
Medals were awarded to the top 10 male and female finishers in each age category: 10 and under (U10), 11 to 12 (U12) and 13 to 14 (U14). Continue reading
by Jay Lawson
Super Tuesday was held on March 1st. First, I do like the name: Super Tuesday. Sounds epic. It reminds me of things like Colossal Meltdown, Grand Theft Auto, and Bodacious What-Nots.
And our country NEEDS Super Tuesday. How else would we telegraph to the 35 remaining states that the Primary is over and they should stay home? Continue reading
by Adele Burnett
Our 15th Annual Community Pride Day is scheduled for Wednesday, May 4, 2016. On this day, many towns will be working together to clean up the streets and begin thinking about a prosperous summer.
The area schools also participate by taking their students outdoors to help.
All volunteers, students and teachers who show up on this day will receive a free t-shirt and a free lunch. Continue reading
Philip “Pepper” and Nancy Pulling. Courtesy photo
Adirondack natives Nancy Best and Mathew Capron have recently released another children’s book, Pepper the Dragonfly, the second installation in their Adirondack Bug Adventures series. Their first collaboration was the book, Anna the Spider.
Best wrote the text and Capron provided the 18 illustrations in the book which is geared for early to young readers.
Each illustration includes a hidden star and heart for children to identify. Continue reading
The Town of Webb Police Department has reported the following recent law enforcement activitity.
• A 25-year-old Bridgeport, NY man was charged with Leaving the Scene of a Property Damage Accident, Unreasonable Speed, Crossing Hazard Markings, Inadequate Head-lights, No Front License Plate, and Failure to Keep Right on Thursday, February 25 at 10:30 a.m.
According to the report, Town of Webb Police Department concluded an investigation into a one-car property damage accident that occurred February 20, 2016 at 9:20 p.m. on State Route 28. Continue reading
by Andrew Getty
Along with the normal signs in weather patterns that allude to warmer and longer days, come other indications that our community is getting ready for summer.
Signs; lots of signs.
Not just the evening’s temperature or the foggy morning before the warm sunny day. Continue reading
by Linda Heistman
The new furnace had blown! Food from the ice box was thrown all over the room. Something was even ejected right through the wall leaving a hole. It was a mess, but thankfully they had not lost their temporary garage home.
In those days, people had ice boxes instead of refrigerators, said SHARP participant Dorothy Walker. Continue reading