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Inlet’s golf history runs deep for locals

By BRITTANY GROW Express Staff Depending on who you ask, the game of golf can either be extremely relaxing or very frustrating, sometimes both at the same time. Teeing up and hitting a perfect drive up the fairway is not always easy, and even the professionals have a crazy drive every now and again.But the love of golf is a deep love, and for many, starts at a young age. Mike Beck, the golf pro at Inlet Golf Course first began playing at the age of five at Inlet when it was only a nine hole cou ...
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New sport in Lake Pleasant

LAKE PLEASANT – Twenty-one pickleball players attend the Lake Pleasant Pickleball Program Kick-Off session on Tuesday, June 28, held at the Lake Pleasant Town Tennis Courts located at the Hamilton County Office Complex on Route 8 in Lake Pleasant. Pickleball is a court sport played on a badminton-sized court with the net lowered to 34 inches at the center. It is played with a perforated plastic ball similar to a wiffle ball and composite or wooden paddles about twice the size of ping-pong ...

Second annual Inlet Bass Derby is coming back June 26

The Inlet Historical Society is proud to announce they have adopted and are hosting the second annual Inlet Bass Derby on Sunday, June 26.  The derby includes all waters between Old Forge Pond and Fifth Lake. A total of up to five legal black bass will be weighed in. Registration forms are available at www.InletNY.com or stop into the Inlet Information Office-located in the hollow of downtown Inlet. Registration is $110 (including the lunker fee) for your boat, with a maximum of two per tea ...
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Bass derby results announced

The Long Lake Fish and Game Club hosted their annual Local Bass Derby from the Long Lake Town Beach.  There were 49 entries in the contest.  Weigh in saw 48 – Small Mouth Bass, 11 Large Mouth Bass, 17 Northern Pike.   The Fish and Game Club uses the $25 entry fee as the base for prizes.  First Place winners received $160, second place winners received $100 and third place winners received $60.    Winners Small Mouth Bass 1st Mary Jo Waite 3.14 lbs 2nd Al ...

Columns

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An outdoorsman’s wife has lots of understanding

By ED NOONAN For The Express In today’s column I would like to talk about an outdoorsman’s wife. And for an example I am very proud to use my wife Rosemary when it comes to “understanding” the importance of my many fishing/hunting trips. She still laughs when I say I am going to “work.” A line I have been using since June 1, 1968 when I said “I do.” Recently I was asked by several ladies what I did on our anniversary and when I answered; “we ...

All software is experimental and sometimes there are no good solutions

By PETE NEWELL For The Express If you think you are getting a fully tested product when you buy a license to use consumer grade software, think again. It just ain’t so. Notice I said “buy a license,” not “buy software.” A typical End User License Agreement (EULA) specifies that “The software is licensed, not sold.” EULAs also make it pretty clear that software is pretty much provided ‘as is.’ For example, Microsoft’s one-year limited w ...

The Way Things Were by Anne Weaver

About the week of July 21st, 1968, At HAMILTON COUNTY, a special meeting of the Hamilton County Board of Supervisors has been called at the Court House in Lake Pleasant, Chairman Charles Wickes announced. The board will study the plan for weighted voting produced by a computer and examined in Judge Michael Sweeney’s chambers by litigants in the Hamilton County reapportionment case. The computer work was done by Lee A. Denny, senior computer specialist in General Electric’s informatio ...

Windows 10 upgrade deadline is July 29

By PETE NEWELL For the Express Windows 10 is far from perfect, but so is every other version of Windows. However, the bottom line is that if you plan to continue using Windows, and you now have Windows 7 or 8, you should install the upgrade to Windows 10, even if only temporarily, to lock in your free license. All cyber security experts agree that using the latest version of software with all updates generally results in the best security. In addition, while there will be some Microsoft support ...

Viewpoints

Letter to the Editor - 07/21/2016

Prescription drug abuse awareness Prescription drug abuse can be dangerous and/or fatal. It is called prescription drug abuse if you take medicine in a way that is different from what the doctor prescribed. Prescription drug abuse is taking a medicine that was prescribed for someone else, taking a larger dose than you are supposed to, taking the medicine in a different way than you are supposed to; such as crushing tablets and then snorting or injecting them, and/or using the medicine for anoth ...

Letters to the Editor - 07/14/2016

Re-elect Elise Stefanik To the Editor, We have been fortunate to have a dynamic young woman representing Hamilton County and the Adirondack North Country in Congress during the past two years, a young woman that offers a fresh face from the same old same old. Our country is facing many challenges and the outlook and approach she has brought to her job will make a positive difference. Elise Stefanik comes from a younger generation, has worked in her small family business and is a very hard worke ...

Amateur Radio Field Day fun, but highlights powerful resource

By PETE NEWELL For The Express   Amateur Radio is really a great hobby. It’s really fun talking with people hundreds or thousands of miles away, without relying on but your own equipment. It’s educational and fun to tinker with electronics and maybe even build some of your own equipment.  But it is much more than just a fun and educational hobby. The Amateur Radio Service is also a very powerful communications resource for emergency preparedness. There is no other radio ser ...

Addiction assistance secured for New Yorkers by Assemblyman Marc W. Butler

Among the largest growing concerns across our state is the heroin epidemic that has plagued our suburbs and rural communities in upstate New York. Its devastating hold on the lives of those with addictions has impacted many New Yorkers. Sadly, many have died because of these drugs.  Heroin and opioid addiction is a complicated problem that needs a comprehensive approach to reduce its hold in our communities. It’s more than just a social and legal problem; it is a medical and public-he ...

Police Reports

Police Report - 07/14/2016

Police Reports • LAKE PLEASANT — On July 1, Ethan F. Eobbi, 35, of Speculator, was arrested by the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office for Criminal Contempt 2nd in the Town of Lake Pleasant. Eobbi was arraigned in L ...

Police Report - 06/23/2016

LAKE PLEASANT--On June 8 at 8:29 p.m., the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jennifer R. Grassel, 34 of Lake Pleasant, for two counts of Petit Larceny in the Town of Lake Pleasant. Grassel is to appear in Lake Pleasa ...

Police Reports - 06/16/2016

WELLS — On June 11 at noon, DEC Ray Brook Dispatch received a call from the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office reporting a 67-year-old man from Toms River, New Jersey, with a lower-leg injury on Auger Falls Trail. DEC Fo ...

Police and Ranger Report - 06/19/2016

LAKE PLEASANT — Ethan Francis Eobbi, 35, of Speculator was arrested by the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office on June 2 at 2:30 p.m. for Stalking 4th in the Town of Lake Pleasant. Eobbi was arraigned in Lake Pleasant Tow ...
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