Parker Snead emcees an Adirondack League Club Talent Show
Parker Snead will be remembered for his warm Smile and light Heart. Parker was a “Class Act” always putting his heart fully into what he believed in.
Parker Snead brought Fun and Excitement to the streets of Forestport. He put his heart and soul into making Forestport a better place to Live and Visit.
He sought to welcome everyone by creating inviting parks by the Black River. He desired to highlight Forestport’s natural beauty and restore Forestport’s history with the Twin Bridges. Continue reading
by Jay Lawson
Friends and family of Parker Snead will be taking time on Saturday, December 19th, to honor the late Town of Forestport Supervisor at a Celebration of Life gathering at Forestport Town Hall.
Bill Corrigan, whose family has had a camp on Kayuta Lake since 1939, said he will miss Parker for many reasons, including his love of Forestport and his desire to make the town a better place to live and visit. Continue reading
Parker Snead was born in St. Louis, Missouri on June 4, 1947. He grew up in Richmond, Virginia and Dallas, Texas.
He was a fourth generation member of the Adirondack League Club where, for many years, he owned his family’s camp on Lake Honnedaga.
It was there, as a child, that he developed his love for boats and boating. Combined with his spirit for adventure, he took to sea and earned his 200-ton Coast Guard Masters License. Continue reading
To the Editor:
I am sick of reading slanderous allegations against Forestport’s Supervisor, Parker Snead, and his wife. The lawsuits against them are frivolous and unfounded. It is hurting our town and is a big waste of time (bet the lawyers love this nonsense). Some of these actions have been dropped and apologies made, but no mention is made of that. Continue reading
A new book, “From Forestport: A Poetry Collection,” by Parker Snead has been published and is available for purchase locally.
Snead, a resident poet from Forestport, features a unique style that he says is inspired by his time at sea, and the local people and life in the North Country.
The book is available at the Old Forge Hardware, Standard Supply Company in Otter Lake, and The Station Country Store at Forestport Station.
It is also available at The Forestport Diner and the Country Cabin Deli and Gift Shop in Forestport.
To the Editor:
Parker Snead’s dedication and leadership in improving Forestport has been outstanding and this is coming from someone who has seen many supervisors come and go in my 76 years as a Forestport resident.
A little over a week ago, the efforts of our Parker Snead reelection committee hit a snag when his only two highway campaign signs were stolen.
Within a few days, eight more of our signs were also stolen. Continue reading
Bill Corrigan addressed the Town of Forestport Board and community members on Wednesday, November 19, at a scheduled meeting at Forestport Town Hall.
Corrigan spoke in support of Supervisor Parker Snead and the current Town Board, and the recent direction of the town.
He said he has been involved with Forestport a long time and is impressed with its recent path. Continue reading