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Friday, April 25, 2014
Old Forge, NY ,

photo by Meg Ulrich

After the rise

Just two days after the Moose River nearly ran over the Trail One bridge, the river looks calm and serene. Don't let its appearance fool you; use caution, as the water is still high and running fast.

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Fletcher Rd. burglary under investigation

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - Updated: 10:28 AM

By MEGAN ULRICH Express News Staff Town of Webb Police are investigating a burglary at 109 Fletcher Road in Old Forge. The home, owned by Arthur Kott, was burglarized sometime between March 13 and April 17. Property damage was r ...

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Time to spiff up towns for spring

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - Updated: 10:28 AM

Community Pride Day is on Wednesday, May 7. All volunteers are being asked to check in and sign up early for a section of roadway and to reserve your shirt size. Signing up ensures that all roads get the they need attention to be ...

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Phaneuf earns national team nomination

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - Updated: 10:48 AM

By MEGAN ULRICH Express News Staff Old Forge&'s own Maddie Phaneuf has been nominated for the US Biathlon National Team. The US Biathlon International Competition Committee announced nominations Thurs., April 18. Phaneuf is ...

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Calling all citizen scientists

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - Updated: 10:48 AM

Nature Up North ( is launching two Citizen Science projects this spring, and is are seeking North Country residents to help. Citizen science is a means of enabling public participation in scientific research. The ...

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Babysitting clinic scheduled at Old Forge Library

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - Updated: 10:34 AM

The Old Forge Library is offering a babysitting clinic for students age 10 and up who have not previously taken it. This is a great teaching aid for those children who may watch younger siblings or wish to babysit for others. The ...

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Gun safety course moved to Herkimer

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - Updated: 10:48 AM

The Herkimer County Sheriff's Office has announced that the location of the handgun safety course on Saturday, April 26 from 9 a.m. - noon at the Town of Webb Information Center in Old Forge, has been changed to the Herkimer Count ...

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Local golfers tee off in Daytona

The Thendara and Inlet golf clubs conducted their 27th annual golf outing on April 3, at the Pelican Bay North Country Club, in Daytona, Fla.
Tim Hitchcock chaired the event, which included dinner, door prizes and a 50/50 raffle. ...

One oar short

By Stan Ernst

Well-being index
I'll bet I'm the only Expresslandian who monitors the daily Gallop-Healthways Well-Being Index. Yesterday, 57 percent of those Americans polled said they "had a lot of happiness/enjoyment, while 17 percent said they, "had a lot of stress/worry." The Well-Being Index is a daily telephone poll of 500 national adults, whatever a national adult is. This poll suggests that the majority of Americans experience a lot of happiness/enjoyment in spite of what cable news com ...


The search for bigfoot goes on

To the editor
Here is a photo of me from the Upper Black River area of North Lake in March of this year taken by bigfoot researchers in our search for the Adirondack bigfoot. This is in the same area where 19" footprints have been found and casted and pictures of a bigfoot have been taken. Researchers and scientists will be in the area soon looking for more evidence of a bigfoot.
Adirondack Jack Leach

Police Reports

TOW Police log

Following a 911 hang-up call, at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 13, a 911 operator returned the call and heard threatening utterances according to Town of Webb Police. TOW and Inlet Police responded to a residence on Big Moose Road. Jacob Hickox, 21, initially refused to cooperate with police and refused to leave the residence. A second individual was allowed to leave on their own volition. 
Police contacted Hickox via phone and he surrendered to police. He was transported to a Utica area hos ...

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