The Town of Webb Union Free School District has received a donation from Gary Kunath to pay all costs associated with the proposed placement of a large boulder, brass plaque, flag pole and planting at the Park Avenue baseball field, which has been renamed in honor of the late Kyle Riedman.
A cover photo of Kyle Riedman pitching for Old Forge appeared in May 22, 2005 edition of The Weekly Adirondack.
Kunath, an Atlanta resident with a strong connection to the Riedman family, approached the school with an idea for a memorial, according to Superintendent of Schools Rex Germer.
The board approved the renaming of the field and establishment of the memorial.
Kyle Riedman had been standout athlete during his Old Forge playing days, with a particular affinity for the sport of baseball. Continue reading
A memorial service for Peter Pelletier will take place on Saturday, June 8 at 11 a.m. at St. Bartholomew’s Catholic Church in Old Forge. Interment will follow at Riverview Cemetery.
Pete passed away on January 16, 2013 following a four-year fight against cancer. Continue reading
A burial service will be held for George H. Meeker on Saturday, August 20 at 11 a.m. at the family plot at the Carmichael Hill Cemetery in Steuben.
Mr. Meeker passed away April 22, 2010, in Florida, where he and his wife Betty had spent the last 30 years. Continue reading
The 3rd Annual All-You-Can-Eat Chicken Riggie Dinner to benefit the Alyssa Carol Hansen Scholarship/Memorial Fund will be held Monday, June 6, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Seymour’s Diner, Route 233, Westmoreland.
Alyssa, the daughter of Bob and Chris Hansen of Westmoreland, and the granddaughter of Jon and Carol Hansen of Thendara, passed away in 2007. Continue reading