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Ad’k Christmas on Main Street returning Nov. 28, 29 & 30

Inlet gearing for holiday visitors

The Town of Inlet invites all to enjoy the festivities planned for its Adirondack Christmas on Main Street celebration on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, November 28, 29, and 30.

Stop by the Inlet Information Office when you get to town for a list of shops that will be open. While you are there, you can drop off your letters to Santa.

At the end of day bring your receipts from purchases made at Inlet businesses and receive a raffle ticket for every $10 spent to qualify to win a Holiday Basket.  Continue reading

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The Polar Bear Ski Club announces upcoming events

The Polar Bear Ski Club will hold a membership meeting at the board meeting room at the Old Forge Library at 220 Crosby Blvd. on Tuesday, October 28 at 5:30 p.m. All present members and anyone interested in becoming a Polar Bear or Cub and participating in the alpine, nordic or biathlon programs is welcome to attend. Continue reading

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Dr. Vaccaro to present program at the library

Dr. Louis Vaccaro is scheduled to give a power point presentation at the Old Forge Library on Thursday, September 29 at 7 p.m.

The subject of Vaccaro’s presentation will be China: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow.

A native Californian, Dr. Vaccaro and his wife, Linda, make their permanent home in Las Vegas, NV and spend summers in Old Forge. Continue reading

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VIEW event at North. Street: Stems & Steins Festival returns for second year on September 24 & 25

View will present the 2nd Annual Stems & Steins Festival, a wine, beer and food event, at the George T. Hiltebrant Recreation Center and Pavilion on Saturday and Sunday, September 24 and 25.

The festival will take place on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m.

The event celebrates New York State entrepreneurs and their products, and is sponsored by Pride of New York and the Adirondack Scenic Railroad. Continue reading

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Historical Wooden Boat Tour of the Fulton Chain set for Saturday

The Town of Webb Historical Assoc-iation will sponsor a fund-raising Historical Boat Tour of the Fulton Chain of Lakes on Saturday, September 17.

Participants will meet at the Old Forge Navigation Dock at 1 p.m. and enjoy a narrated tour of 20 historic places of interest along the Fulton Chain aboard antique wooden boats.

Town of Webb Historian Peg Masters compiled the list of locations of historical note and provided the narrative and accompanying vintage photos that will be utilized by those guiding the tour.

The list of historic properties includes the Hollywood Hills Hotel on First Lake, deCamp Islands (known as Treasure and Skull Islands) at the entrance to Second Lake, the site of the Bald Mountain House Hotel on the north shore of Third Lake, and St. Peter’s Episcopal Church on Fourth Lake.

Guides will also visit Indian Point on the First Lake Channel, site of the 1833 murder of Native American trapper Peter Waters, known as Drid, at the hands of Nat Foster.

Among those who will be donating the use of their antique or historic boats are Ken Hinckley of Big Moose Lake, Diane and Chris Gaige, Deke and Carol Morrison, and Doc and Judy Foley who are organizers of the inaugural event.

Many of the boat taxis received high honors at the Antique Boat Show which takes place every July at the Old Forge Lakefront and is presented by the Adirondack Chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat Society.

The cost of the approximate two-hour tour is $50 per person and includes a complimentary drink/beverage of your choice at Sister’s Bistro, Tony Harper’s Too or Slickers at the conclusion of the tour.

All proceeds will benefit the operational expenses at the Goodsell Museum.

Pre-sale tickets are available at the Goodsell Museum located at 2993 State Route 28, or by calling (315) 369-3838. Tickets will also be available the day of the tour, seating provided.

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