Montana Burrell, left, and Celeste Smith sold last-minute raffle tickets at the Steak Bake.
The Otter Lake Fire Department wants to express its gratitude to all the businesses and individuals who bought and sold our annual truck raffle tickets.
The community came through again. And when I say “community” I mean community in the broad sense that extends from the Mohawk Valley to Raquette Lake and points beyond.
By Marianne Christy
Otter Lake Chief Abrial gearing up a junior firefighter
Open Houses held at the Otter Lake and Old Forge Fire Departments on Saturday and Sunday, April 25 and 26, respectively, were well attended and successful in recruiting new volunteers, said Otter Lake Chief Jeff Abrial and Old Forge Chief Charlie Bogardus. Continue reading
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 or Old Forge Fire Departments, stop by the respective fire houses on Saturday, April 25 or Sunday, April 26, as the departments take part in Recruit NY, the state-wide initiative to increase emergency responder numbers.
Otter Lake Fire Department’s event will be held Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Old Forge Fire Department’s is set for Sunday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Continue reading
The Otter Lake Fire Department and Ladies Auxiliary held its 30th Anniversary Truck Raffle on Sunday, August 31st.
Otter Lake Fire Dept. Ladies Auxiliary member Julie Eisenhart hands the truck keys to winners Allen and Mary Sundberg. Courtesy photo
The Steak Bake and Summer New Years’ Eve Party was well attended, and it gave everyone a chance to connect again one last time after a busy summer.
A silent auction was held with many great gifts donated by over 30 very generous businesses and individuals. Thank you to all who contributed. Continue reading
The Otter Lake Fire Department and Auxiliary invites all to their annual Steak Bake and Truck Raffle on Sunday, August 31st.
Dinner will begin at 4 p.m. and served until gone.
In celebration of the event’s 30th year, a variety of activities are planned that can be enjoyed by the whole family. Continue reading
The Otter Lake Fire Department will host a CPR, First Aid, AED course on Saturday, August 16 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the fire department located at 13853 State Route 28. The course is open to the public.
A $15 fee will cover the cost of the certification cards. Food will be provided.
Anyone wishing to attend can call or text (315) 534-9340.
Friends and supporters of the Otter Lake Fire Department…
Billy’s Restaurant is sponsoring an “Otter Lake Fire Department Community Night” on Monday, May 5th. Billy is donating 20 percent of the night’s proceeds to OLFD, so stop in for a great dinner and support OLFD at the same time!
Of course, take-outs are available also. Please call (315) 369-2001 for reservations at the 5:30 or 7 p.m. seatings.
Thanks to Billy and to all for your continued support!
Best regards, Tom Abrial, Secretary, OLFD