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Hot Screamers win again

INLET -- Matt’s Hot Screamers improved its record to 4-0 after a hard fought victory over a scrappy Speculator squad.
In the previous week's game at Inlet, the Screamers crushed the team from Raquette Lake with a score of 16-1. Dede Ste-Marie, Beth Williamson, Ashley Fowler and Emily Wilton all had three-hit games. Loren Dykeman pitched another fine game, and the team defense was superb. Heather Levi, Brittany Jackson, Crystal LaPorte, and Kyle Hauser all scored twice and the team combined ...

Matt’s Hot Screamers are off to a good start

INLET -- Matt’s Hot Screamers are off to a good start in the softball season with two strong showings and a pair of victories. 
Last week the team travelled to North Creek for a game against Inn on Gore. The home team took a 1-0 lead in the first inning.
Heather Levi started the second inning with a lead-off single, followed by Crystal LaPorte doing the same. After one out, Ashley Fowler smashed a single to bring Levi home. Kaitlyn Payne followed  up with a hit that scored LaPort ...

Sportsline -- 02/19/2014
By Patricia Ryan-Curry

Sports Correspondent
Regular season basketball came to a close last week, and only the Indian Lake / Long Lake Orange will advance to post-season play in the Section VII tournament. The IL/LL boys’ team is the number six seed in a field of 10 teams that will compete for the Section VII Class D Championship.
The Orange will travel to third seed Schroon Lake Saturday, Feb. 22, for a 6 p.m. game against the Wildcats. A win would advance IL/LL to the semifinals scheduled ...

Sportsline -- 02/12/2014
By Patricia Ryan-Curry

Sports Correspondent
The Wells girls picked up their first win of the season last week as they closed out their season. The Wells boys played two games and had one rescheduled due to poor weather. The Indian Lake / Long Lake boys played one game, while the IL/LL girls played two including a Coaches vs. Cancer game.

Monday, Feb. 3, Wells hosted Class C Ticonderoga for boys' and girls' Northern Basketball League games. In the girls' game Ticonderoga ...


Hamilton County Outdoors -- 07/23/2014
Clay pigeons make elusive targets
By Dick Nelson

This is generally the time of the year when upland bird and waterfowl hunters begin sharpening up on clay targets at trap, skeet and sporting clay facilities, the latter being more conducive to grouse and pheasant hunting.
Originally called "hunter's clays," sporting clays was developed to simulate upland game bird shooting and waterfowl hunting. Clay targets are thrown from traps hidden behind hedgerows, at treetop level, at the waterline or just about any location so targets simulate the fligh ...

The Way Things Were -- 07/23/2014
By Anne Weaver

ABOUT THE WEEK OF JULY 23, 1965, the Adirondack Museum, open for its eighth season, featured what had been described as one of the world's most interesting collection of small boats. Most of the collection was housed in a new building which contained also an expanded gallery of Adirondack art, including recently acquired works by painters famous a century ago who found inspiration in the mountains, lakes and forests of this region.
The time required to complete the new buildings and to classify ...

The Way Things Were -- 07/16/2014
By Anne Weaver

ABOUT THE WEEK OF JULY 16, 1965, Glenn H. Harris, assemblyman from the Fulton-Hamilton District and the first person from Hamilton County to be elected to a state office, had announced he would stand for re-election. Born in Gloversville in 1919, he attended public schools there, the University of Miami and Utica College.
He was in the hotel and restaurant business in Hamilton and Fulton counties. A veteran of World War II, serving three years in the Navy Air Corps; a member of St. Lutheran Chur ...

Hamilton County Outdoors -- 07/16/2014
Sometimes we miss what's right in front of us
By Dick Nelson

Having lived in the Red Hook section of Brooklyn during my pre-teen years, I had a picture-perfect view of the Statue of Liberty from my bedroom window. However, as a youngster, I never truly appreciated the significance of Lady Liberty or the impact it had on immigrants who viewed her for the first time as the ship that brought them to America entered the New York Harbor.
I mention this only because as often as I looked at the historic statue, I never made the trip to the island on which she st ...

Police Reports

Police Report -- 07/23/2014

Monday, July 14, 2:55 p.m.: Adam A. Krezeski, 30, Wells, was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief after allegedly damaging equipment at Village Rentals. He was arraigned in Lake Pleasant Justice Court, where he was release ...

Police Report -- 07/16/2014

Friday, July 11, 9:10 p.m.: Richard C. Baxter, 46, Glenfield, was charged with DWI - previous conviction within 10 years and aggravated DWI - one prior, both Class E felonies. State Police made the arrest on Rt. 28 in the Town of ...

Police Report -- 07/09/2014

Thursday, June 26, 10:32 p.m.: Benjamin M. Frasier, 27, Indian Lake, was charged with operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration of more than .08 percent - first offense, DWI -first offense, and aggravated DWI - ...

Police Report -- 07/02/2014

Thursday, June 26, 10:32 p.m.: Benjamin M. Frasier, 27, Indian Lake, was charged with operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration of more than .08 percent - first offense, DWI - first offense, and aggravated DWI - ...

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