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Old Forge kicks off holiday season with Christmas on Main Street

Lena Greco with Mrs. Claus

Lena Greco with Mrs. Claus

by Marianne Christy

The Adirondack Christmas on Main Street event in Old Forge over the weekend of Novem-ber 27 through 29 attracted hundreds of visitors to the area.

The three-day event featured unique shopping experiences, tree lightings, visits with Santa and Mrs. Claus, train and horsedrawn carriage rides, and lots of fun for the whole family.

A highlight of the weekend was the Friday night Light Parade up Main Street that led to Point Park for the tree lighting ceremony.  Continue reading

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2015 Road Bike Tour Cycle Adirondacks to hit Old Forge, Raquette, Long Lake

Cycle Adirondacks will pedal into Old Forge on Wednesday, Aug-ust 26 with over 200 cyclists and a support crew who will be headquartered at the George T. Hiltebrant Recreation Center on North Street.

Old Forge is the only two-day layover town on this seven-day tour which starts and ends in Saranac Lake.

The group will arrive Wednesday afternoon and will depart the morning of Friday, August 28.  Continue reading

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Herkimer County making Farmers’ Market coupons available to seniors

A limited number of Farmers’ Market coupons are still available for Herkimer County seniors.

These coupon booklets have a value of $20 and may be used to purchase produce at any participating Farmers Market.

To qualify, you must be over the age of 60, reside in Herkimer County, and have an income of $1,815 per month or less; $2,456 per month for two-person household.   Continue reading

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