The Town of Webb has begun a formal search for its next police chief with an advertisement being placed in various outlets, that describes the position and its requirements.
The town said it is is seeking a proven professional to run a department consisting of five full-time officers, and additional part-time officers that are available when needed. Continue reading
The Old Forge Library, in conjunction with the Mid-York Library System Grass Roots Regional Read of “A Dirty Life” by Kristin Kimball, will display artist Loretta Lepkowsi’s traveling art show, Celebrating Family Farms of the Tug Hill Region, beginning Wednesday October 1st.
An Opening Reception for the artist will be held on Friday, October 3 from 5 to 8 p.m. as part of the First Friday Art Walk.
The Family Farms Art Show was initiated with sponsorship of the Tug Hill Tomorrow Land Trust with partial funding in 2010 from a Community Arts Grant from the NYS Council on the Arts. Continue reading
The annual flower basket waterer’s volunteer thank-you dinner was hosted by CAP-21 at Van Auken’s Inne on Wednesday, September 24th.
Bottom row: Linda Keener, Fred Trimbach, Eileen Tobin, Nick Rose. Next row: Bill Keener, Jim Zurakowski, Carolyn Trimbach, Ellie Stanton. Third row: George Lipinski, Peg Brussel, Kristin Frymire. Fourth row: Casey Hamlin, Bob Brussel. Back row: Frank Rudolph, Bob Stanton, JoAnn Zurakowski, Tim Foley and Jimmy Cole. Courtesy photo
All during the spring and summer, individuals give of their own time and vehicles to water the hanging baskets in Old Forge, Eagle Bay, Thendara, Big Moose, Stillwater and the Woodgate Library.
CAP-21 would like to extend its appreciation to the following volunteers who help beautify their communities: Continue reading
The Big Moose Chapel’s Fall Foliage Service, the final service of the season, will be held Sunday September 28 with Rev. Vernon Lee officiating.
All are invited to stay after the service to enjoy a celebration of the fall with homemade cookies, cider and coffee.
The chapel’s next service, the annual Christmas service, will be held on Sunday, December 21 at 4 p.m.
Forestport Tax Payers,
It has become clear that the Town of Forestport is in a “budget league of its own,” when compared to nearby municipalities.
And it’s inescapable that we Town Board members must “play” with this budget in doing right by our taxpayers.
As you all know, I do not avail myself of the Health insurance or the retirement, so my compensation consists of two salaries, the total being approximately $23,634. Continue reading
Recently, the Town of Webb Zoning Board of Appeals received an application for a Use Variance.
As this article is written before the public hearing—and will be printed after the hearing—this is not about the details of the actual application, but rather about the process.
There are two basic kinds of variances: “area” and “use.” Continue reading
A surprise mass casualty incident exercise, arranged in cooperation with the Old Forge Ambulance Squad and Herkimer County Emergency Services, was held on the grounds of Enchanted Forest Water Safari in Old Forge on Saturday morning, September 20th.
Photos by Gina Greco Continue reading