by Jay Lawson
The Town of Webb Board held its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, September 8, where it adopted a resolution authorizing Supervisor Ted Riehle to renew a Snowmobile Agreement with Lyme Adirondack Timberlands, LLC, for the 2015–16 season.
Among other business, the board authorized a grant application by the Town of Webb Justice Court. Continue reading
The Old Forge area AYSO invites all players and their families to the end of the season picnic on Wednesday, June 24 at 5 p.m. at the North Street soccer field.
Pizza will be provided by the Front Door Diner however players are asked to bring the following items: U-8 boys and girls – chips or snacks; U-10 boys and girls – drinks or juice boxes; and U-12 boys and girls – cookies or dessert items. Continue reading
By Jay Lawson
Those wanting to leave their boat trailers someplace, while enjoying the waters of the Fulton Chain of Lakes, can no longer park them at the site of the former highway garage, which is located at the intersection of the Upper Joy Tract and Railroad Avenue in Old Forge.
Parking at the site had been allowed for a few years, as a bit of an experiment, according to Councilman Mike Ross. Continue reading
While the Central Adirondack Association was opening Snodeo weekend in Old Forge, the White Otter Fish & Game Club was welcoming race spectators to the 25th Anniversary Snowmobile Shootout in Woodgate on Friday, December 12. Photo by Jay Lawson
Much to the delight of the organizers of Snodeo ’14, approximately 18-inches of fresh snow fell in time to be enjoyed by the hundreds of snowmobile enthusiasts who came to the area to enjoy a weekend that included a showcase of 2015 sleds, a vintage snowmobile show, youth races, parties hosted by sled manufacturers, fireworks and raffles.
Photos by Gina Greco & Jay Lawson
Score it a success: The new indoor soccer field at the George T. Hiltebrant Recreation Center on North Street kicked off to a great start, with a good number of participants having enjoyed the facility this winter, according to Town of Webb Recreation Director, Jason Perkins.
Perkins was on hand at the Town Board’s June 10th meeting to report on the facility’s season, and his gratification with the attendance and the number of leagues that assembled. Continue reading
The Central Adirondack Association and the Town of Webb is partnering with the Pink Ribbon Riders for the 10th Annual New York Snow Run on Friday and Saturday, February 7 and 8 at the George T. Hiltebrant Recreation Center.
Dennis Murphy & Doug Wilbert File Photo
The two-day event includes a Friday night welcome party beginning at 8 p.m. with music, appetizers, beverages, raffles and a Bra Decorating Contest.
On Saturday, an organized snowmobile ride will begin from the pavilion at 9 a.m. The ride is 60 to 100-plus miles, based on riding groups and abilities. Prior to the ride, participants are encouraged to decorate their snowmobiles for an Awareness Sled Decorating Contest. Continue reading
Jason Perkins, Director of the Town of Webb Recreation Department, offered a proposal to the Town Board on Monday, January 20th, regarding the installment of an indoor sports facility at the George T. Hiltebrant Recreation Center on North Street.
The funding for the project was explained by Nick Rose, Executive Director of CAP-21, who said a state reimbursement grant would be used.
The George T. Hiltebrant Recreation Center in Old Forge. Photos by Gina Greco
The total estimated cost is $14,262.98.
This includes indoor field turf, two soccer goals, protective netting and the hardware for installing it, soccer balls, and a portable scoreboard.