Monthly Archives: October 2015

Food Pantry, Thrift Shop available in Forestport

The Food Pantry at St. Patrick’s Church in Forestport has received a generous amount of squash thanks to Wagner Farms in Rome and pantry volunteer pickers, and the popular item is going fast.

The food pantry serves Woodgate, Forestport, Boonville and surrounding areas and is open by appointment.

For food assistance call (315) 942-4618, ext. 105, and leave a message with your unblocked phone number.  Continue reading

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Dr. Rebecca Brakeley & Jesse Wall wed

Dr._Rebecca_Brakeley_Wall_and_Jesse_WallDr. Rebecca Miriam Brakeley Wall and Jesse Eilert Wall were married June 6, 2015 in Newry, ME. The ceremony took place atop North Peak, at Sunday River Resort.

The bride’s uncle, Reverend Dr. Bryan “Bucky” Kashiwa officiated.

Wedding music was orchestrated and performed by the bride’s uncle, Gannon Kashiwa and cousins Hennie and Charlie Kashiwa.  Continue reading

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Poems by Betty Harwood


by Betty Harwood

Her flamboyant spring is over

Still her brilliant colors excel

Now her radiance is on the ground

As testimony that fall fell

The season for me was too short

And I for one am sorry

But what a tribute to the Master’s plan

To end in a blaze of glory Continue reading

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Pumpkin Fest organizers say thanks

On behalf of the Central Adirondack Association, Souvenir Village and Mountain Greenery we would like to say “Thank You” to the following for their help with this year’s Pumpkin Fest:  Continue reading

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Old Forge: VIEW to host public session; preliminary strategy seeking to enhance recreation in Ad’ks ‘Great South Woods’

A public meeting will be held in Old Forge at VIEW on Thursday, November 12 from 6 to 8 p.m. to gather input on a regional strategy for diversifying and enhancing outdoor recreation opportunities and improving community connectivity in the “Great South Woods”—a vast area encompassing more than two million acres in the southern Adirondack Park.

The project is being undertaken by the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) in conjunction with the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC).  Continue reading

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