The 48th Annual Fire Fighter’s Drill School hosted by the Old Forge Fire Department is set for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, September 12 through 14th.
A West Winfield Fire Department vehicle paraded through downtown Old Forge during last year’s Fire Fighter’s Drill School. File photo by Gina Greco
Registration will be held at the Old Forge Fire Hall on Thursday, September 11 beginning at 6 p.m. and Friday, September 12 at 7:30 a.m. and again on Saturday, September 13 at 7:30 a.m. Continue reading
The concert by The Boobie Sisters at the One Square Mile of Hope event on Saturday, September 13, will be especially personal for the dozen breast cancer survivor songstresses, as they honor the memory of one of their members who succumbed to the disease in June.
The Boobie Sisters
The Plattsburgh area group of women were drawn to the event by their late friend Jan Opal, a 2011 One Square Mile of Hope participant who encouraged them to take part due to her own amazing experience. Continue reading
Three distinct New York-based organizations—New York States of Mind (NYSOM), Adirondack North Country Association (ANCA), and Adirondack Folk School—will bring together regional artisans in a panel discussion of the obstacles and opportunities for makers in the global “made local” market at a Meet the Makers event on Sunday, September 14 from 1 to 4 p.m.
The event will take place at Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne. Continue reading
Emotions ran high, Tuesday, as residents pressed the Town of Webb Board for clarity as to an ongoing investigation of the police department, while admonishing the board for its handling of the investigation and for perceived insensitivities toward the police chief and his family, longtime members of the Old Forge community.
Jerry Olsen of Old Forge said the investigation into the department should have been conducted outside of public view in deference to a chief that has served the community and local law enforcement over a 35-year career. Continue reading
The Herkimer County Board of Elections has posted the unofficial results of the Tuesday, September 9 primary election.
Though the official results will not be available until all absentee ballots are received and counted on Tuesday, September 16, none of the races were so close that the outcome will change.
In the three-way race for the Republican nomination for Town of Webb Justice, Patrick J. Venetz was the winner with 107 votes having received 100 votes in Town of Webb District 1 and seven in District 2. Continue reading
Kinney Drugs will sponsor a Flu Immunization Clinic at the Inlet Town Hall on Tuesday, September 16 from 7 to 9 p.m.
The clinic is open to individuals ages 18 and over. Insurance cards should be presented at the time of immunization. Billing will be conducted on site.
High dose vaccine is available for those over the age of 65.
Those who have had a reaction to the vaccine in the past, who are allergic to compounds of the vaccine or certain antibiotics should not be vaccinated.
Anyone with questions can call the Kinney Drugs pharmacy at (315) 369-6044, ext. 2 and ask for a pharmacist.
As of 4 p.m. Thursday, September 11, 3,080 boats were registered for One Square Mile of Hope, said committee member Adele Burnett.
With online registration for the Saturday, September 13 event closed, Burnett reminds those who have not yet checked in, to do so early.
“Preferably, Friday!” she said.
Packets can be picked up at the Inlet Information office from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday and from 7 to 10:30 a.m. on Saturday.