by Marianne Christy
Winners and Honorable Mentions of the Old Forge Library’s “Boundaries” Poetry and Illustration Contest were announced in front of a capacity crowd at an opening exhibit reception held at the library on Tuesday, March 15th.
The contest was open to residents of Herkimer, Oneida and Madison Counties and the Town of Inlet with contestants following the theme of “Boundaries.” Continue reading
The Community Pride Day Committee is challenging ninth grade students in the Town of Webb, Long Lake, Indian Lake, and Lake Pleasant School Districts to create a design that will appear on this year’s event t-shirts.
The challenge is for students to create a t-shirt design that illustrates what community pride means to them. Continue reading
Hailey Paddock with ??? the Just Plain Good Moose. Photo by Gina Greco
by Jay Lawson
The carved wooden moose at the Just Plain Good store in Old Forge hasn’t looked this good in years, thanks to a restoration and fresh paint job performed by Hailey Paddock, a store employee from Remsen.
“Hailey gave him a total makeover, and he looks amazing,” said Kristie Green, Just Plain Good’s manager.
The moose is about 10 years old and has suffered some broken pieces and damage to his finish, but that’s all behind him now, Green said. Continue reading
Sweetheart Baking Contest Judges, from left, Paul Giessler, Kathy Rivet, Louise Watson. Courtesy photo
The Old Forge Library will be celebrating Valentine’s Day with its annual Sweetheart Dessert Contest on Tuesday, February 10.
Entries will be accepted in four categories: Youth Student, Teen Student, Adult and Master.
Desserts will be judged on creativity, presentation, texture and taste. Continue reading
Winners of the Old Forge Library’s annual Poetry and Illustration Contest were announced at an Opening Exhibit Reception at the library on Tuesday, March 25th.
BACK: Lillian Hansen, Macie Eisenhart, Fern Bick, Coral Williams, Jameson Pratt, Clifford Donovan and Logan Hodges. FRONT: Max Sinker, Gabriel Lutz, Ryleigh Northrop and Lydia Bartel.
This year’s contest carried the theme of “Times Gone By,” with over 100 illustration and 150 poetry entries received from throughout Herkimer, Oneida and Madison counties and the Town of Inlet—the largest number of entries to date, according to Library Director Isabella Worthen.
The judges for the poetry contest were Paula Roy and Paul Kocak and the judges for the illustrations were Martha Deming and Loretta Lepkowski.
Winners of the Old Forge Library’s Poetry and Illustration Contest, “Times Gone By,” will be announced during an Opening Exhibit Reception, hosted by the Friends of the Library, on Tuesday, March 25 at 7 p.m.
Over 100 illustration and over 150 poetry entries were received from throughout Herkimer, Oneida and Madison counties and the Town of Inlet for this year’s contest. Continue reading