Jim and Andrew Moore, left, local Shoot-Out sponsors with event hosts, Cindy and Chip Sauer at Inlet’s Shoot-Out site. Photo by Gina Greco
by Marianne Christy
The 26th annual Shoot Out, a snowmobile event that features out-of-the-box racing trials and testing of sleds from the four major snowmobile manufacturers, will return to Inlet on Friday, December 11 following a 17-year hiatus.
The event, sponsored by American Snowmobiler Magazine and Dynotech Research was co-founded by Jim Czekala, Tom Smith and the late George Taylor in 1990 and was held on a farmer’s field in South Trenton. Continue reading
by Jay Lawson
The Town of Webb Planning Board held a public hearing on the proposed Fastrac expansion project on Tuesday, December 1st at the Park Avenue Building in Old Forge.
The hearing featured a presentation by Fastrac Markets representative Jim Allen.
He described revisions that Fastrac had made in response to concerns communicated by nearby property owners. Continue reading
Photo by Gina Greco
by Gina Greco
Playing to a full crowd in their home gymnasium, the Town of Webb boys varsity basketball team started their season with a victory against Dolgeville on Wednesday, December 2.
This was the team’s first win in three years.
The final score was 71-37, Webb having outscored their opponent 40-15 in the second half. Continue reading
by Margie O’Hara
On Saturday, November 21, 2015, an informative and supportive lung cancer vigil was held in the Inlet Town Hall. Adele Burnett, whose father died of lung cancer, and myself, whose brother also died of lung cancer, organized the small gathering which was one of hundreds held around the United States and a few in foreign countries.
The welcoming vigil was followed by a blessing of those in attendance by Rev. Lawrence Bartel of Niccolls Memorial Presbyterian Church. Continue reading
The Town of Webb Police Department has reported the following recent law enforcement activity.
• A 63-year-old Minneapolis, MN man was charged with Driving While Intoxicated, Driving While Intoxicated with a Blood Alcohol Level of 0.08% or Higher, Failure to Use Turn Signal, and Failure to Keep Right on Thursday, November 25 at 6:57 p.m. Continue reading
by Marianne Christy
Donna Myers of Old Forge, a longtime participant and fundraiser for Utica’s Great Ameri-can Heart Run & Walk, is among four individuals who have been named Red Cap Ambassadors for the 2016 event that will be held Saturday, March 5th.
Myers was selected for the honor due to her 14-year event participation and for her efforts in enticing family and friends—locally and throughout the United States—to walk and raise funds for the American Heart Association. Continue reading
Following is Superintendent Rex Germer’s Report from the Town of Webb Union Free School District’s Board of Education meeting held on December 1st.
The Town of Webb Union Free School District is continuing to hear that there will be changes to the APPR, specifically its connection to student scores, coming in the near future.
Governor Cuomo is being brought into the conversation as a supporter of the change, which goes against his previous push to make the connection stronger during the last budgetary cycle. Continue reading