Kevin Birtle, Webb Officer of the Year
by Jay Lawson
Town of Webb Police Chief Ron Johnston gave an annual report of his department on Tuesday, March 8, at the Town of Webb Board’s regular monthly meeting.
Chief Johnston said it had been the board’s request that he offer regular updates.
Additionally, Johnston bestowed commendations upon his officers, in the form of verbal praise and awards, including the naming of Kevin Birtle as Webb’s 2015 Officer of the Year. Continue reading
by Marianne Christy
The cause of a fire that seriously damaged Hollisters Trading Post at 3286 State Route 28 in Old Forge on Tuesday, March 8 is currently undetermined and being investigated by fire and insurance officials, according to Old Forge Fire Chief Charles Bogardus. Continue reading
by Jay Lawson
The Town of Webb Board conducted an array of monthly business at its regular meeting held on Tuesday, March 8th in Old Forge.
Charles Bogardus submitted his resignation and finished his employment at the Town of Webb Department of Public Works on February 27. Supervisor Moore offered public thanks to Bogardus for his service to the town and wished him well in his future endeavors. Continue reading
The Town of Webb Snowmobile Trail System was officially closed for the season Thursday, March 10, 2016.
Normally, the season runs from early December until the end of March. However, lack of snow this season delayed riding until mid-January, and conditions have recently deteriorated severely, according to Town of Webb Tourism Director. Continue reading
Alexander McGill, a first-year student at Mohawk Valley Community College, was named to the Vice Presidents List for the Fall 2015 semester for achieving a grade point average of 3.5.
Alex is a 2015 graduate of Town of Webb School and the son of Matt and Amanda Miller of Inlet.
Due to popular demand, Musical Theater Dance Classes for students ages 8 to 12 are now an ongoing weekly event at VIEW, the arts center in Old Forge.
Classes will be held on most Fridays from March through June from 5 to 6:30 p.m.
The classes are designed to help students reach their fullest potential by sharpening their acting, singing, and dancing abilities. Continue reading
Justice Patrick Venetz was recently notified by the Chief Administrative Judge for the Fifth Judicial District, Hon. James C. Tormey, that Webb Town Court has been awarded a $15,000 grant from the New York State Justice Courts Assistance Program (JCAP). Continue reading