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Sunday, April 20, 2014
Old Forge, NY ,

photo by Meg Ulrich

Spring's Muse

The Muse at View reaches for the sky as if to summon spring. Warmer temperatures have begun the massive snow melt, but this week's weather looks like a mixed bag. It's safe to say that it's officially mud season.

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Capital Reserve Fund on TOW UFSD budget ballot

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - Updated: 9:08 AM

By MEGAN ULRICH Express News Staff The Town of Webb Union Free School District budget vote will take place on Tuesday, May 20, in the school gymnasium. Along with the school budget and two Board of Education seats, voters will cho ...

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Town board raises water rates

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - Updated: 9:08 AM

By M. LISA MONROE Editor At its regular monthly meeting the Town of Webb Board elected to raise water rates for the Old Forge Water District. The rates for the water district have not gone up since 1991. "It's a long overdue incre ...

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Kiwanis prepares Main Street benches

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - Updated: 9:08 AM

Winter is over and spring is here. How do you know? The Kiwanis Club of the Central Adirondacks Main Street benches were being refurbished and made ready to be placed along Main St. in Old Forge. The work is being done by members ...

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Schumer calls for further National Grid inquiries

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - Updated: 9:08 AM

By MEGAN ULRICH Express News Staff The exceptionally cold winter has finally loosened its grip on the North Country, but the cost of the energy used to make it through the season may linger. As temperatures plummeted repeatedly ...

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Old Forge guide elected NYSOGA president

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - Updated: 9:08 AM

Scott Locorini, an Old Forge based outdoor guide, was elected president of the New York State Outdoor Guides Association at its recent annual Rendezvous. The operator of Adirondack Exposure and Whitewater Challengers, Locorini has ...

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Wilderness 50th anniversary logo announced

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - Updated: 9:08 AM

Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve and the Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government have partnered to create a new logo which commemorates the 50th anniversary of the National Wilderness Preservation Act of 1964. ...

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Sports

Sports reports

by Dave Clark

Modified team rosters
The modified softball and baseball teams started their practice last Monday, March 17, one week after the varsity teams started.
Nate Smith will coach the baseball team again this year and he ...

A long story short

by Mart Allen


Looking back
I was working around the garage and workshop the other day and I got to thinking about some of the things that used to be common place when I was a kid that I never see anymore. Then I realized it's just all part of being an octogenarian. In 80 years a lot has changed. In fact the majority of today's pre-teens and those in their twenties will see much more change than I ever did when they too become octogenarians. The world is changing that fast. Packaging has change ...

Viewpoints

Schnell–Brakeley engaged

Coach Peter Brakeley and Dr. Johana "Jody" Brakeley of Middlebury, Vt. are very happy to announce the marriage engagement of their youngest son Harlan "Harley" Peter Brakeley to Maria Constancia Schnell. Ms. Schnell graduated from the University of Colorado with a Bachelor's degree in 2007 and Masters degree in Organizational Development in 2008. She now works as a senior consultant and manages the training team at INFOR (an Information Technology company). Mr. Brakeley earned a Bachelor's degre ...

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 ...

Latest Stories


· Pet of the week

  Monday, April 14, 2014 - Updated: 5:03 PM

  Craig is a very cute, 9-year-old, ne ...

· Town of Webb receives Complete Streets Grant

  Monday, April 14, 2014 - Updated: 5:00 PM

  The Town of Webb has received a $5,0 ...

· Schumer calls for further National Grid inquiries

  Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - Updated: 9:08 AM

  By MEGAN ULRICH Express News Staff ...

· Capital Reserve Fund on TOW UFSD budget ballot

  Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - Updated: 9:08 AM

  By MEGAN ULRICH Express News Staff T ...

· Old Forge guide elected NYSOGA president

  Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - Updated: 9:08 AM

  Scott Locorini, an Old Forge based o ...

· Wilderness 50th anniversary logo announced

  Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - Updated: 9:08 AM

  Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Fore ...


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