On behalf of all of the hardworking people on our St. Patrick’s Day floats—the Un-Precision Drill Team, the Drillettes, the Candy People and the Banner Marchers—thank you so much for the beautiful article in the Thursday, March 24, 2016 Weekly Adirondack. You lifted our spirits for next year’s parade!!
We can always count on your newspaper to come through with great representation of an event!!
Sandy Nihill, Corresponding Secretary Inlet Barnstormers Snowmobile Club
The Wakelys Speakeasy Girls: Lily Pitterelli (far left), Erin Timmerman, Ryan Poerio, Tara Moore and Vicky Beck
by Marianne Christy
The inch of snow that fell Friday morning, March 18 magically disappeared under sunny skies just in time for the launch of the Old Forge St. Patrick’s Day Parade.
Despite the chilly temperatures and the start of the Webb School break, parade organizers said there were more entries and spectators than in the past couple of years…giving announcers Nick Bankert and Gary Staab and Emcee Jeff Craig a lot to talk about. Continue reading
Macie Eisenhart, left of Otter Lake Fire Department
by Marianne Christy
The firefighters’ parade up Main Street is always a highlight of the Old Forge Fire Department’s annual Drill School, with hordes of spectators lining the street to watch participants in their dress uniforms march along with their department’s fire-fighting apparatus. Continue reading
From Main Street to the top of McCauley Mountain, St. Patrick’s Day was commemorated in many ways in Old Forge over the weekend of March 13, 14 and 15.
Photos by Gina Greco
I am writing this letter to express my concern regarding this year’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Old Forge.
Do we, as a community, truly believe that the “Thendara Irish Momfia” was the winner? Or do you believe, as I do, that there was something more sinister behind their win? Continue reading
Dress RehearsaL… Julie Case, Alice Deis, Andy Hopsicker, Jaimee Darmody, Dennis Tofani, Mark Hudon and St. Patrick’s Day Parade Marshal Jack Moore getting prepped for the parade. Photo by Marianne Christy
By Marianne Christy
For the past 37 years, Jack Moore of Old Forge has found himself cross-bar, providing beverages to customers celebrating festivities on or around St. Patrick’s Day.
Fifteen of those years have been spent with fellow bartenders at the TOW Bar as they fulfill the orders of the hordes of local and visiting revelers who gather at the busy corner hotspot to view Old Forge’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Continue reading
The Town of Forestport’s 3rd Annual Light Up Parade will be held Sunday, December 7.
Line-up and registration for individuals and groups will begin at 4:30 p.m. in the parking area across from St. Patrick’s Church.
Everyone in the Electric Horse Parade is asked to carry some type of lighting. Unmotorized decorated crafts such as wagons, strollers, wheelbarrows and carriages are allowed. Continue reading