Last Updated: Wednesday, April 01, 2015 10:00:19 AM
INDIAN LAKE -- With spring being exceptionally slow to take hold in the North Country this year, here is a glimpse of what summer will bring.
Indian Lake will have some 'Save the Date' events taking place during the summer of 2015 starting with the annual Independence Day Celebration Saturday, July 4.
Bring the kids and participate in the Kids Fishing Derby at Byron Park on Lake Adirondack. Visit the United Methodist Church for the Bazaar / Bake Sale & Flea Market on the way to the Adirondac ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, April 01, 2015 12:09:27 AM
Wednesday, April 1: 7pm, Planning Board meets, Town Hall; 7pm, American Legion meets, Post Home; 7pm, IL Fire Dept. Auxiliary meets, fire hall.
Thursday, April 2: 9:30am, Osteobusters, Byron Park Bldg.; 4:30pm, Friends of the IL Library meet, library.
Saturday, April 4: 7:30pm, AA meets, St. Mary's Church.
Monday, April 6: IL School Spring Break this week; 12:30pm, Senior Bingo, Senior Meal Site; 7:30pm, BML Fire Dept. meets, firehouse.
Tuesday, April 7: 9am, North Country Crafters meets, By ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, April 01, 2015 8:52:53 AM
INDIAN LAKE -- The Pulpit Committee of The First Baptist Church of Indian Lake is pleased to announce that a successful candidate has been found to succeed Pastor Paul Miller, who retired in January.
The Reverend Edward A. Thompson has accepted the position. Thompson is a graduate of the Lancaster College of the Bible and has held ministerial positions in Illinois, Minnesota and Michigan, and from 1996 until now has been the senior pastor at the Good News Baptist Church in Churubusco, Ind.
His w ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 25, 2015 12:09:28 AM
Wednesday, March 25: 7pm, IL/BML Fish & Game Assoc. meets, Byron Park Bldg.
Thursday, March 26: 9:30am, Osteobusters, Byron Park Bldg.
Saturday, March 28: 7:30pm, AA meets, St. Mary's Church.
Monday, March 30: 12:30pm, Senior Bingo, Senior Meal Site; 7pm, Adult Volleyball, IL School.
Tuesday, March 31: 9am, North Country Crafters meets, Byron Park Bldg.
Wednesday, April 1: 7pm, Planning Board meets, Town Hall; 7pm, American Legion meets, Post Home; 7pm, IL Fire Dept. Auxiliary meets, fi ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 25, 2015 8:50:59 AM
By CRISTINE MEIXNER
INDIAN LAKE -- An audit of the Town of Indian Lake's reserve funds revealed some problems, which the town has since fixed.
Specifically, the town had 14 reserve funds totaling $614,266 that were established without approval from the Office of the State Comptroller. The audit covered Jan. 1, 2013 through May 31, 2014.
Two reserve funds, entitled "Communications" and "Software," are not permitted under General Municipal Law, because they "are intended to finance recurrin ...
Last Updated: Monday, March 23, 2015 10:09:05 PM
BLUE MT. LAKE -- The Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts on Route 28 here will reopen Thursday, April 2.
Gallery hours will be Thursdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The annual Student Art Show, featuring art from students all over the county, runs from April 9 through May 9, with a gallery reception May 9 from 5:30-7 p.m.
Come see the next generation of artists already hard at work in the Adirondacks.
Last Updated: Monday, March 23, 2015 10:07:21 PM
Commissioner Roberta Bly of the Hamilton County Department of Social Services honored caseworker Gail Carmichael Friday, March 20, for over 27 years of service to the department. Carmichael was honored for going "Above and Beyond" for her clientele, her coworkers, and her community. She will be retiring March 27, and the department, located on White Birch Lane in Indian Lake, will be holding an all day open house in her honor for anyone wishing to stop by.
Last Updated: Monday, March 23, 2015 9:58:22 PM
By PETE KLEIN
Express News Staff
INDIAN LAKE -- The estimated 2015/16 budget for Indian Lake Central School is currently about $34,070 above the cap on any increase to the tax levy.
But when the school board met Tuesday, March 17, all present, including Superintendent Mark Brand, expressed confidence the budget that will be presented to the voters in May would be under the cap.
The draft budget as of March 17 showed estimated expenditures of $6.29 million, $178,640 above the 2014/15 budget of $6 ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 18, 2015 12:29:14 AM
Wednesday, March 18: 2pm, Writers’ Group meets, IL Library; 4:30pm, IL Library Board of Trustees meets, library.
Thursday, March 19: 9:30am, Osteobusters, Byron Park Bldg.
Friday, March 20: 7pm, IL Vol. Ambulance Corps meets, headquarters.
Saturday, March 21: 7:30pm, AA meets, St. Mary’s Church.
Monday, March 23: 12:30pm, Senior Bingo, Senior Meal Site; 7pm, Adult Volleyball, IL School.
Tuesday, March 24: 9am, North Country Crafters meets, Byron Park Bldg.; 11am, Ask The Nurse, ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 18, 2015 9:05:24 AM
By PETE KLEIN
Express News Staff
INDIAN LAKE -- Kevin King, head of the Indian Lake Water / Sewer Department, is telling those who use the service to leave their water at a drizzle until further notice.
Problems with frozen pipes were made known to the Indian Lake Town Board March 9. King reported, "The service line for Kim Mitchell froze under Crow Hill Road and had to be thawed. The service line for Puterkos Pizzeria froze and had to be thawed. There was a hydrant leaking on Adirondack Lake Ro ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 18, 2015 8:52:44 AM
By PETE KLEIN
Express News Staff
INDIAN LAKE -- Members of Indian Lake Volunteer Fire Department and Indian Lake Fire District 1 Board of Fire Commissioners put an end to rumors about turning the former Indian Lake Market building into a fire hall when they made their plans known at the Monday, March 9, Indian Lake Town Board meeting.
The rumors are true.
Saying, "We need a larger space," Commissioner Kim Mitchell said the commissioners have hired Bernier, Carr and Assoc., Watertown, to engineer ...
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 17, 2015 11:57:39 AM
Indian Lake Volunteer Ambulance Corps led the St. Patrick's Day Parade down Main Street Friday, March 13. Indian Lake Central School flag wavers, the school band, and students in the Parents As Reading Partners program followed the ambulance. They were followed in turn by several fire trucks from Indian Lake Volunteer Fire Department. The parade ran from Crow Hill Road at the school to the parking lot between Indian Lake Restaurant and Pine's Country Store.
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 17, 2015 11:48:15 AM
GLENS FALLS -- A free skin cancer screening will be offered at C.R. Wood Cancer Center in Glens Falls Hospital here Saturday, April 18, from 9 a.m. to noon.
Skin cancer is the most common of all cancers, accounting for nearly half of all cancers in the United States. Incidences of melanoma, the most serious type, have increased by more than 2,000 percent since the 1930s.
Individuals with no insurance are especially encouraged to participate. Appointments are needed. To schedule, contact the C.R. ...
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 17, 2015 11:45:03 AM
BLUE MT. LAKE -- Local-girl-made-good Sherry Nemmers has achieved even more success, this time as a children's author.
The creator of McGruff the Crime Dog, the Charmin bears and other advertising icons, Nemmers has dreamed up another appealing character: Muldoon, a mouse for whom anything is possible.
In "The House of Muldoon" a slightly OCD Renaissance mouse moves into a little girl's home and takes charge. It seems Muldoon is the very best at anything he turns his hand -- er, paw -- to.
Last Updated: Saturday, March 14, 2015 10:45:42 AM
INDIAN LAKE -- Petition forms for the nomination of candidates for the office of board member of Indian Lake Central School are available in the District Office.
Candidates for the school board must be at least 18 years old, be qualified voters of the district and be able to read and write. They must be and have been a resident (but need not be a taxpayer) of the district for a continuous and uninterrupted period of at least one year immediately before the election; they may not have been remove ...
Last Updated: Saturday, March 14, 2015 10:43:57 AM
Congratulations to Joey DeShaw of Indian Lake for being recognized as one of the 2015 Post-Star Teen Excellence recipients at a recent breakfast held at the Great Escape Lodge in Queensbury. Joey was one of 20 students selected from over 80 nominees. Recipients are selected based on service to their community.
Last Updated: Saturday, March 14, 2015 10:40:31 AM
INDIAN LAKE -- Harold Ford, Laura Lucy & Band are coming to Indian Lake Theater for one night only: Saturday, March 28, at 7 p.m. to benefit the Cabin Fever Players 2016 show.
Harold Ford is the only Johnny Cash tribute artist endorsed by his brother, Tommy Cash. "You have my brother's voice. John would be proud," Tommy Cash told Ford. The two have agreed to perform together for select shows.
Ford's performance as a Johnny Cash tribute artist is exceptional. His striking resemblance to Mr. C ...
Last Updated: Saturday, March 14, 2015 10:37:44 AM
BLUE MT. LAKE -- Real Estate Broker Dawn Timm has announced that two new agents have joined her Timm Associates team.
Don Rusch of Indian Lake and Patricia "Trish" Ruland of Long Lake have become affiliated with the Blue Mountain Lake office.
Rusch has lived in Indian Lake for over 30 years and knows the area extremely well. He is anxious to work to find the right property for his buyers and assist his sellers in the process of procuring a buyer for their properties. He also owns and runs Mounta ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 11, 2015 12:10:38 AM
Thursday, March 12: 9:30am, Osteobusters, Byron Park Bldg.
Friday, March 13: 3:10pm St. Patrick’s Parade; 6:30pm, Volleyball Tournament, ILCS gym.
Saturday, March 14: 1 pm, Irish Road Bowling; 7:30pm, AA meets, St. Mary’s Church.
Sunday, March 15: 1pm, Mutt Strut, Ski Hill.
Monday, March 16: 12:30pm, Senior Bingo, Senior Meal Site; 7pm, Adult Volleyball, IL School; 7pm, IL School Board meets, school.
Tuesday, March 17: 9am, North Country Crafters meets, Byron Park Bldg.; 5:30pm, ...
Last Updated: Monday, March 09, 2015 6:09:35 PM
By PETE KLEIN
Express News Staff
LONG LAKE -- With the basketball season now over, it is time to recognize that not only did the Indian Lake / Long Lake Orange girls and boys varsity basketball teams have a good season on the courts, they had a great season in the classrooms.
Congratulations go out to both to the boys and girls teams and to their teachers who helped make them excel in the classrooms.
The two teams met all the requirements for qualifying as NYS Scholar Athlete Teams.
In order to ...
Last Updated: Saturday, March 07, 2015 9:38:16 PM
By PETE KLEIN
Express News Staff
INDIAN LAKE -- With places to stay important to tourism and the local economy, every little bit helps and when the Indian Lake Planning Board met Wednesday, March 4, places to stay grew by one.
The Planning Board held a public hearing on the request from Leonard Baglieri, owner of Blue Mountain Rest motel at 8821 Route 30 in Blue Mountain Lake, to put a travel trailer on 4.6 acres where a house and garage currently exist.
Baglieri told the Indian Lake Planning Bo ...
Last Updated: Saturday, March 07, 2015 9:34:16 PM
NORTH CREEK -- This year The Hornbeck New Trick 12 is the prize that will go to one lucky winner of the North Creek Rotary Club Annual Canoe Raffle.
Tickets are available through the North Creek Rotary Club and its members. They are $5 each or five for $20.
The Hornbeck New Trick 12 has a retail value in excess of $1,500, making this raffle an incredible opportunity to acquire this fantastic ‘Made in the Adirondacks’ craft while supporting the community work undertaken by the North C ...
Last Updated: Saturday, March 07, 2015 9:30:45 PM
INDIAN LAKE -- Elizabeth "Liz" Cannan's annual effort to raise funds for the National Kidney Foundation has had another successful year.
Her sixth annual "Be A Donor" (B.A.D.) Snow Shoe Softball Tournament Saturday, Feb. 28, at Benton Ball Field on Pelon Road here raised $500.
Cannan has worked diligently over the years to raise awareness and money for the National Kidney Foundation.
She suffered from polycystic kidney disease (PKD), a genetic disorder characterized by numerous cysts in the kidn ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 04, 2015 12:29:26 AM
Wednesday, March 4: 7pm, Planning Board meets, Town Hall; 7pm, American Legion meets, Post Home; 7pm, IL Fire Dept. Auxiliary meets, fire hall.
Thursday, March 5: 9:30am, Osteobusters, Byron Park Bldg.; 4:30pm, Friends of the IL Library meet, library.
Saturday, March 7: 7:30pm, AA meets, St. Mary's Church.
Sunday, March 8: Daylight Saving Time begins--spring ahead.
Monday, March 9: 12:30pm, Senior Bingo, Senior Meal Site; 7pm, Adult Volleyball, IL School; 7pm, Town Board meets, Town Hall.
Last Updated: Monday, March 02, 2015 8:25:11 PM
INDIAN LAKE -- The Town of Indian Lake's St. Patrick's Day Weekend Celebration begins at 3 p.m. Friday, March 13, with the St. Patrick's Day Celebration Parade.
It features the students of the Indian Lake Central School Parents As Reading Partners program and the ILCS Band. The parade goes from Crow Hill Road to the parking lot between Indian Lake Restaurant and Pine's Country Store.
The fun continues at 6:30 p.m. with a Volleyball Tournament in the school gym. Form a team of eight players to co ...