Patrolman Aaron “A.J.” Silverman tendered his resigation from the Town of Webb Police Department on Wednesday, June 17.
He will be joining the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office in mid-July as a deputy sheriff on road patrol duty.
Officer Silverman has been a member of Town of Webb Police Department since April 2012.
The A.P. Government class front row from left: A. Brosemer, M. Queen, R. Yuckel, N. Redpath and B.Brownsell. Back row from left: M. Murphy, C. Lenci, J. Gaffney, A. Levi and A.P Government teacher, Tim Leach. Photo by Gina Greco.
By Jay Lawson
Several Town of Webb students were on hand to give a presentation to the Town of Webb Board at its monthly meeting, held Tuesday, June 9.
The students, all seniors, are in the AP Government class of Mr. Timothy Leach, who was also in attendance.
“These are nine of the best and brightest we have in the school,” Leach said in introducing his students. Continue reading
By Gina Greco
Town of Webb graduate, class of 2005, Tyler Socash will leave his job in Rochester to embark on a year-long, over 6,000 mile, life-changing journey on Thursday, June 25th.
The next two weeks are his last as an admissions counselor for the University of Rochester, his job of the past five-and-half years.
University of Rochester is also where he studied as an undergrad, graduating in 2009. Continue reading
By Marianne Christy
William “Bill” Brooker announced this week that he will be running for a seat on the Town of Webb Council.
He has lived in Old Forge since the age of six, growing up at Camp Jolly at the base of Bald Mountain. Back in the 1940s and ’50s when the camp was owned by his great grandparents, it was rented by decades-long Webb School secretary, Dorothy Gifford.
When Brooker’s family moved to the site it became known as Brooker Family Lodge, a nordic ski center. Continue reading
The North Woods Community Center of Old Forge, Inc. has received a $10,000 grant from The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties, Inc. to implement rehabilitation and improvements to the 110-year-old original Masonic Temple building.
The project will allow for the replacement of designated doors and windows, improved energy efficiency, replacement of deteriorated siding and the priming and staining of the building exterior. Continue reading
The Otter Lake Association will hold its next monthly meeting on Saturday, June 27 at 10 a.m. at the new fire house on Route 28.
This month’s meeting will feature William “Jay” O’Hern, author and lecturer on the Adirondacks and its surroundings. Continue reading
Beginning June 14, Inlet Community Church will offer a free shuttle from Old Forge to the church each Sunday morning throughout the summer for its 10:15 a.m. service.
“As people flock to the Adirondacks in the summer for rest and relaxation, we hope to encourage many to deepen that respite by including refreshment for their souls,” said Pastor Phil Huber.
Pick-up stops will be at Lakeside Terrace at 9:35 a.m., Point Park at 9:40 a.m., and the Old Forge Camping Resort at 9:45 a.m. Continue reading