While walking in the woods, local wildlife photographer Sue Kiesel had a rare opportunity to photograph a mother red fox and her litter of kits feeding outside their den.
Monthly Archives: April 2016
Town of Webb school kindergartners regularly visit the Senior Health Activities and Recreation Program (SHARP) on Wednesdays for intergenerational interaction, reading and other activities.
Cable merger: Broadband opportunities to expand in northern NY
by Nick Rose
The State of New York is about to approve a business merger between Time Warner Cable and Charter Cable with conditions being set that would bring benefit to northern New York.
The merger conditions have been put in place by the State Public Service Commission, which is requiring that Time Warner commit to the following: Continue reading
Get hooked: Inlet Historical Society to host 2nd Annual Bass Derby
by Adele Burnett
The Inlet Historical Society is proud to announce the 2nd Annual Inlet Bass Derby and the society’s role as new host for the event on Sunday, June 26th, 2016.
The Derby allows for fishing of all waters of the Fulton Chain between Old Forge Pond and Fifth Lake.
A total of up to five Legal Black Bass will be weighed in. Registration forms are available at www.InletNY.com or stop by the Inlet Information Office located in the hollow of downtown Inlet! Continue reading
Local Volunteer Fire & Emergency Open Houses set this weekend
by Marianne Christy
If you have ever thought about becoming a volunteer firefighter, emergency medical responder, a driver, or social member of the Otter Lake, Old Forge, or Woodgate Fire Departments, stop by the respective fire houses on Saturday, April 23 or Sunday, April 24 as the departments take part in Recruit NY. Continue reading
Town of Webb P.D. reports recent enforcement activity
The Town of Webb Police Department has reported the following recent law enforcement activity.
A 29-year-old Fayetteville woman was charged with Speed in Zone and Aggravated Unlicensed Operation 3rd degree following an incident that occurred on Monday, April 18 at 3:41 p.m.
According to the report, investigation into a traffic stop on NYS Route 28 in Old Forge resulted in the arrest of the defendant for the above charges.
She was issued appearance tickets returnable to Town of Webb Court at a later date.
Old Forge Library awarded arts grant
Isabella Worthen, Old Forge Library Director and Program Chairman of the Friends of the Old Forge Library, received the CNY/Arts 2016 Poetry and Illustration award at the 2016 Community Arts Grants Awards Ceremony held on Wednesday, April 20 at Syracuse International Airport.
During the ceremony, grants were awarded for arts programming in Herkimer, Cortland, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga and Oswego counties.