On behalf of all of the hardworking people on our St. Patrick’s Day floats—the Un-Precision Drill Team, the Drillettes, the Candy People and the Banner Marchers—thank you so much for the beautiful article in the Thursday, March 24, 2016 Weekly Adirondack. You lifted our spirits for next year’s parade!!
We can always count on your newspaper to come through with great representation of an event!!
Sandy Nihill, Corresponding Secretary Inlet Barnstormers Snowmobile Club
by Andrew Getty
Although the Planning Board and the Zoning Board of Appeals operate under a different set of rules, have different jurisdiction and have different people, they have one fundamental thing in common…
They have to render decisions based on the merits of the application.
Every application is different. Some are simple, some complicated and some controversial. Some seem to attract the interest of a neighbor or the neighborhood in general. Continue reading
by Gina Greco
Town of Webb senior Mark DeVoldre, 18, has lived in Old Forge all his life.
In the fall, he said he plans to enlist in the Navy.
“There are a lot of benefits that come along with it,” he said.
Mark said he was impressed with the Navy recruiters that he spoke with, as to the opportunity.
“I wasn’t really looking in that direction at first; they gave a presentation and it won me over,” he said. Continue reading
by Gina Greco
Town of Webb school senior Madison Rice, 18, came to Inlet from the Baldwin-sville area when she was in third grade.
“We moved here for a change,” Madison said.
In the fall, she said she wants to start on an eventual masters degree in Civil Engineering with some business classes and a minor in Architecture.
The University of Tennessee or South Carolina State University are her two top choices, she said. Continue reading
To the Editor:
Since returning to live in Old Forge a year ago (after two years living in urban Cleveland, Ohio), I am constantly reminded of the unique circumstances of living in a small close-knit community.
There are the chats in the grocery store and post office, the kind deeds and courtesies of neighbors, the noon whistle, and most importantly the opinions. Continue reading
Jack M. Streb of Inlet passed away February 27, 2016 in Winston-Salem, NC. A family memorial service is being planned for this summer at 7th Lake.
Written by Alexander B. Lamberton
— PART three —
While researching A.B. Lamberton’s activities at the Fulton Chain, I found an article written for FOREST AND STREAM, March 23 1876, the only reference to Lamberton in “Adirondack Bibliography” published by the Adirondack Mountain Club.
Alexander B. Lamberton’s informative and historically entertaining article continues…
Before reaching the Forest House my horse fell several times, throwing me at each plunge into the feathery snow. Mr. Phelps, my companion, varied the journey by walking. Continue reading