Monthly Archives: May 2015

Cap-21’s annual Flower Basket Potting Party set

The Central Adirondack Partnership for the 21st Century (CAP-21) will be holding its 16th Annual Hanging Flower Basket Party on Wednesday, June 10 from 4 p.m., at the George T. Hiltebrant Recreation Center and Pavilion on North Street in Old Forge.

All are welcome to come and dig in the dirt. Just bring some gardening gloves and a gardening shovel or trowel.  Continue reading

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Ada Rannels graduates from New York University

0356Ada June Rannels received her B.A. degree in Film and Women’s Studies from New York Univer-sity/Gallatin School of Individualized Study during a graduation ceremony held on Thursday, May 21 at Avery-Fisher Hall in  Lincoln Center.

In attendance were her parents Norman and Betty Rannels of Thendara and her sister Joy.

Ada was named a Univer-sity Honors Scholar by maintaining a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher. She achieved a 4.0 in her last semester. She received a Founders Day Award Certifi-cate and wore a gold tassel at her commencement exercises in recognition of her achievements.

Ada plans to live and work in New York City this summer and plans to move to Hollywood, CA in the fall.

She is a 2011 graduate of the Town of Webb School.

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Webb Police Department reports recent law enforcement activity

The Town of Webb Police Department has reported the following law enforcement activity.

A 33-year-old Inlet man was charged with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation 3rd following an incident that occurred on Tuesday, May 19 at 5:16 p.m.

According to the report, a traffic stop resulted in the arrest of the man for the said offense. Continue reading

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20th Black Fly Challenge: Inlet weekend to feature a major post-race celebration and family fun rodeo

The start of the Black Fly Challenge in Inlet. File photo by Carolyn Belknap

The start of the Black Fly Challenge in Inlet. File photo by Carolyn Belknap

On the morning of Saturday, June 13, thousands of cyclists and spectators will gather in Indian Lake for the start of what has become widely known as The Adirondacks’ Greatest Race. Continue reading

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Outdoor columist Gary Lee to lead three upcoming nature hikes

Outdoor writer and Weekly Adirondack outdoor columnist Gary Lee will lead three upcoming hikes in celebration of National Trails Day.

The guided hikes are sponsored by VIEW, the arts center in Old Forge.

The first hike on Saturday, June 6 is to Bug Lake to view frog orchids in bloom.  Continue reading

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