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Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Old Forge, NY ,

photo by Meg Ulrich


Even the youngest peepers appreciate the brilliant hues of fall in the Adirondacks. The leaves are at peak color and the gorgeous weather has made checking out the fall foliage that much better. Get out there and take it all in before it's over.

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Moose River Commons project progressing

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - Updated: 10:08 AM

By MEGAN ULRICH Express News Staff A new neighborhood is taking shape in the center of Old Forge; several houses have gone up in the new development known as Moose River Commons. The swatch of land was once the Old Forge Hardware ...

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Quilts Unlimited returns to View

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - Updated: 10:14 AM

By MEGAN ULRICH Express News Staff Quilting is an age old practice that came from necessity. In days gone by, scraps of leftover fabric were sewn together to make a warm covering and to keep from having any waste. Over time, qui ...

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2015 Cycling tour will include Webb

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - Updated: 10:28 AM

By MEGAN ULRICH Express News Staff The Wildlife Conservation Society, founded in 1885, helps to protect and preserve wildlife around the globe and in all the oceans of the planet. One of their latest projects will literally be ri ...

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Loretta Lepkowski show coming to the Old Forge Library

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - Updated: 10:28 AM

In conjunction with the Mid-York Library System Grass Roots Regional Read: "A Dirty Life," by Kristin Kimball, the Old Forge Library will be hosting the “Celebrating Family Farms of the Tug Hill Region” traveling art s ...

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Falling Leaves Craft Fair coming to Old Forge

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - Updated: 10:28 AM

The Falling Leaves Craft Fair will be held again this fall from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 4.  This month the craft fair will sponsor the Community Transport Services van and MAC's Safe Ride.  Anything you can d ...

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Pet of the week

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - Updated: 10:28 AM

Marianna is an adorable, 2 year-old, spayed female, black and tan beagle mix. She has the most soulful brown eyes. She is a sweet and lovable girl who gets along well with everyone she meets. Come visit this beautiful beagle today ...

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Week's schedule

Tuesday, Sept. 30  
BMODS at Westmoreland at 4:30 p.m.
BVS at Westmoreland at 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 1   
B & G Cross Country at Remsen at 4:30 p.m. with Oriskany, Adirondack and Westmoreland
GJVS at Mt. Ma ...

One oar short

By Stan Ernst

Sublime September
Wow, what a September. First and foremost, Inlet’s “Threepeat 2014” will once again set the Guinness Book of World Records standard for the most contiguous upright kayaks, canoes and guideboats within One Square Mile of Hope. No other raft winner has held the record twice much less three times. Co-Chairs Carolyn Belknap and Connie Perry, along with Town of Inlet officials, the Kiwanis Club of the Central Adirondacks and a cadre of steadfast volu ...


Railroad tracks are holding back recreational opportunities

To the editor
The Old Forge area could be the keystone of the bridge into the future co-operation and expansion of tourism in the Adirondacks. While the Tri-Lakes region has begun a new era in regional marketing and promotion, the connection to the gateway in the West would seem obvious and very advantageous to homogenize the “Adirondack Brand.”
The Adirondack Travel Corridor (unaffectionately known as “The Tracks”) is the missing link. 
As president of the Lake Plac ...

Police Reports

Police report for Sept. 3 – Sept. 16

On Sept. 3, around 8:55 p.m. Officer Silverman conducted a traffic stop on NYS Route 28 in Inlet. Investigation resulted in James J. Weldon, 44, of Evans Mills being issued traffic tickets for Operating a Motor Vehicle with Suspended Registration (misdemeanor) and a traffic infraction both returnable to the Town of Inlet court at a later date.
On Sept. 7, around 6:05 p.m. Officer Silverman conducted a traffic stop on NYS Route 28 in McKeever. Investigation resulted in Justin P. Murphy, 24, of R ...

Latest Stories

· Quilts Unlimited returns to View

  Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - Updated: 10:14 AM

  By MEGAN ULRICH Express News Staff ...

· Moose River Commons project progressing

  Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - Updated: 10:08 AM

  By MEGAN ULRICH Express News Staff A ...

· Pet of the week

  Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - Updated: 10:28 AM

  Marianna is an adorable, 2 year-old, ...

· Upcoming early October workshops and classes at View

  Monday, September 29, 2014 - Updated: 10:13 PM

  View offers fun and educational grea ...

· Week's schedule

  Monday, September 29, 2014 - Updated: 10:10 PM

  Tuesday, Sept. 30   BMODS at We ...

· Clearing up the confusion in the boys' soccer league

  Monday, September 29, 2014 - Updated: 10:08 PM

  Dave Clark Since the start of the bo ...


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Help Wanted

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LOOKING FOR VENDORS for Craft & Flea Market on October 4 & 5 at the Thendara Town Hall Event & Wedding Center. Limited spaces available. Contact Karen @(315)717-4090, leave message please.

Pets Supplies

AVAILABLE FOR adoption: Rescued male kitten, 14 weeks old, neutered, tested, UTD w/shots. Black and white. Lovable. Adoption fee. (518)842-5815

Apartments for Rent

2 BDRM/1 BATH garage apt. Inlet. Reasonable rent. Call (315)357-6511.


BOAT SLIP on 5th Lake or South Shore Rd. side of 4th for 2015 season. Call (315)214-5015.

For Sale

19TH CENTURY Oak Fireplace Mantle. 62” x 49”, opening 36” x 36”. Refinished. $550. (315)269-5360. Marcy

Help Wanted

WATER’S EDGE Inn - Old Forge - looking for laundry attendant. Duties include lifting and transporting bundles of linen weighing up to 75 pounds and other light maintenance duties at the hotel. Please apply in person, 3188 Sta ...

For Sale

V-NOSE CARGO Trailer. Front/rear fold down loading doors and side access door. $2,900. (315)542-8181. Thendara


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