by Marianne Christy
A fire on a National Grid pole at Sequoia Rd. in Thendara on Wednesday, December 9 led to a series of events that caused the power company to shut off service from south of Old Forge to Raquette Lake for a seven-hour period.
The pole fire, which occurred at approximately 3 p.m., brought down distribution lines. Continue reading
CAP-21 has moved to its new location in the Adirondack Bank building at 108 Codling St. in Old Forge.
Executive Director Nick Rose and the CAP-21 board of directors said they have also welcomed Tricia Clark as the newest member of their team, who will be replacing Kristin Frymire as the organization’s office manager and program director.
“We welcome Tricia to CAP-21 and look forward to working with her. Her background in math education and finance, as well as her involvement in the community, has made her an easy choice for this position,” said Rose. Continue reading
Parker Snead was born in St. Louis, Missouri on June 4, 1947. He grew up in Richmond, Virginia and Dallas, Texas.
He was a fourth generation member of the Adirondack League Club where, for many years, he owned his family’s camp on Lake Honnedaga.
It was there, as a child, that he developed his love for boats and boating. Combined with his spirit for adventure, he took to sea and earned his 200-ton Coast Guard Masters License. Continue reading
by Jay Lawson
The Town of Webb Board’s December 8th meeting was its last monthly meeting of the year, so its members took the opportunity to offer acknowledgments and reflective thoughts to each other and the public.
Councilwoman Mary Brophy Moore will be leaving the board at the end of the month, so she took time to say thank you and recap her time on the Board.
Councilwoman Moore chose to not seek reelection, as her husband Robert Moore was running this year for town supervisor. Continue reading
Mr. & Mrs. Robert Bennett
Amanda Harwood and Robert David Bennett exchanged vows on June 6, 2015 at Eagle Bay Village in Eagle Bay, NY in the presence of their families and friends.
The bride is the daughter of Pat and Tim Harwood of Old Forge. The groom is the son of Linda and Robert Bennett of Sandy Hook, CT, and the late Hilary Bennett.
The outdoor wedding overlooked Fourth Lake and the beautiful mountains with a tent reception following. The ceremony was officiated by Thomas (TJ) Hubbard, Jr., cousin of the groom. Continue reading
The Kiwanis Club of the Central Adirondacks has announced that its Student of the Month for December is Rebecca Sessions.
Rebecca is the daughter of Danita Sessions of Woodgate and is a senior at Town of Webb Union Free School.
The Student of the Month is a program initiated by the Kiwanis Club, in cooperation with the Town of Webb School, that recognizes senior students. Continue reading
by Linda Heistman
With Christmas coming and commercialism blasting red while we spend our green, the Senior Health, Activity and Recreation Program (SHARP) participants recently took time to reflect on Christmases past.
(Note: I promised our participants to keep all quotes anonymous.)
Imagine living in a house with a patched roof and decorating a real Christmas tree with burning candles. Continue reading