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Woodgate Harvest Supper set Saturday, November 2

A Roast Pork Harvest Supper will be held Saturday, November 2 at the White Otter Fish and Game Club on Woodgate Rd. in Woodgate.

Serving will begin at 4:30 p.m. and will continue until approximately 7:30 p.m.

The cost is $10 for adults, $7 for children ages six to 12, and free for kids ages five and under.

Proceeds from the supper will support White Otter Fish and Game Club activities including youth sponsorship to DEC summer camp and improvements to the club shooting range.

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Sink-A-Boat: Woodgate Fire Dept. hosts 3rd water-themed fundraiser

The Woodgate Volunteer Fire Department will be holding its 3rd annual Sink-A-Boat Fundraiser on Saturday, August 3rd. The event will begin at 9 a.m. at the White Lake Shores Beach A.

Fire department teams consisting of four members each will be tied and anchored approximately 65 feet apart in 12 foot rowboats on the lake. The teams will attempt to sink each other’s boats with water from a small-diameter fire hose.

Members of the Eagle Bay Fire Dept shown competing in 2012

Members of the Eagle Bay Fire Dept shown competing in 2012


The Woodgate Fire Chief using his head

The Woodgate Fire Chief using his head

The contest will follow a double elimination format with the winning team receiving a rotating trophy and the top three teams each receiving a plaque.

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Woodgate Volunteer Fire Department elects new officers by Chris Burnett-Wolle

Chief Don Murdoch

The Woodgate Volunteer Fire Department annual meeting was held in December and the board of directors was voted in for the 2012 year.

Asst. Chief Cornell

Elected to the board were Don Murdoch, President; William Rockhill, Vice President; Tony Sege, Chief; Michael Przybyla, Treasurer; and Chris Burnett- Wolle, Secretary. Scott Cornell is the Assistant Chief.

Jack Adams and Maureen Weber were also voted status as lifetime members. Continue reading

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Moratorium: Woodgate P.O. to stay open till May 2012, at least

As a result of a national moratorium announced by the U.S. Postal Service in Washington on Tuesday, December 13, the Woodgate Post Office will remain open until at least May of 2012.

Due in part to multiple requests by United States senators and congressmen, the USPS has delayed the closing of post offices and mail processing facilities until Congress has time to process a number of bills that deal with the financial problems of the Postal Service.

In August of this year, the Woodgate Post Office had received a final determination of closure.

However, with the help of an appeal filed with the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) by the Woodgate Citizens Committee, the Woodgate Post Office has been able to hang on a bit longer.

According to John Isley, President of the committee, the PRC has not yet rendered a decision on the Woodgate closing. Continue reading

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Hydrofracking talk set Nov. 14th at Woodgate

An informational video presentation on hydrofracking, the process of extracting natural gas from underground shale by use of water pressure, will be held at the Woodgate Library on Monday, November 14 at 7 p.m.

The 45-minute video, What You Need to Know about Natural Gas Production, was produced by Theo Colborn, PhD and covers issues related to the hydrofracking process including drying of the natural gas, waste products, and dangers to the environment.

On Wednesday, November 16 at 6 p.m. the Forestport Town Board will hold a public hearing concerning the placement of a one-year moratorium on hydrofracking and dumping of waste products within the township.

The state of New York is expected to allow the granting of permits for hydrofracking no later than February.

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