Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 12:09:50 AM
Wednesday, July 30: 7:30pm, "Tammy," IL Theater.
Thursday, July 31: 7:30pm, Art House Thursday, IL Theater--"Chinese Puzzle."
Aug. 1-5: 7:30pm, “Planes: Fire & Rescue,” IL Theater.
Saturday, Aug. 2: 10am-2pm, Farmers Market, intersection of routes 28 and 30; 7:30pm, AA meets, St. Mary's Church.
Monday, Aug. 4: 12:30pm, Senior Bingo, Senior Meal Site; 7:30pm, BML Fire Dept. meets, firehouse.
Tuesday, Aug. 5: 9am, North Country Crafters meets, Byron Park Bldg.; 8pm, IL Fire De ...
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 4:09:45 PM
BLUE MT. LAKE -- The Adirondack Museum presented the 2014 Harold K. Hochschild Award to Frances Beinecke during its Wilderness Elegance Benefit Gala Saturday, July 26.
It was a perfect night for an outdoor party for over 225 guests. The evening began with mingling while sampling hors d’oeuvres and drinks and listening to music by a band from the Long Lake Camp for the Arts.
The Harold K. Hochschild Award is dedicated to the memory of the museum's founder, whose passion for the ...
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 4:04:08 PM
INDIAN LAKE -- Alex Smith will bring music from his newest album, inspired by and named for the county, to Indian Lake Theater for a concert Saturday, Aug. 9.
"We like nothing more than when our stage is a venue for local talent," says theater Director Danielle Shaw. "Alex has played at the theater before, but we're looking forward to having him back to hear his new locally-inspired music on 'Hamilton County.'"
Drawing praise from local musicians such as Dan Berggren and Chris Shaw, who say he " ...
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 4:02:21 PM
NORTH CREEK -- The 11th Annual Upper Hudson Bluegrass Festival will open the gate to Ski Bowl Park for camper parking Thursday, Aug. 14, at noon.
The Town of Johnsburg will sponsor a "free" concert on the stage Thursday evening from 7-10 p.m., featuring two local bands.
Also available Thursday is a farmers market just down the road from 3-6 p.m. and a car show with live entertainment on Main Street in North Creek in early evening.
Food and craft venders will be at the festival. Bring chairs to e ...
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 3:59:42 PM
Cars aren't what they used to be. With the cars of today, one often needs to look at the nameplates and insignias to know the manufacturer and model. Not so in days past, and some of these older cars are alive and well in Indian Lake. Every Monday from 6:30-8 p.m. many of these older models owned and cherished by local residents are on display in the parking lot of the old supermarket next door to Pine's Country Store, where proud owners of antique and classic cars stop by for some shoptalk.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 3:54:04 PM
WARRENSBURG -- Hudson Headwaters Health Network announces that women's care specialist Dr. Sereena Coombes has joined its North Country Obstetrics & Gynecology group.
Coombes graduated from University of Connecticut, earning a bachelor's degree in molecular and cell biology. She trained at Yale University School of Medicine and completed her obstetrician-gynecologist residency at University of Colorado Health Sciences Center.
"We are extremely pleased to welcome an experienced and well known ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 12:09:31 AM
Wednesday, July 23: 7pm, IL/BML Fish & Game Assoc. meets, Byron Park Bldg.; 7:30pm, "Transformers: Age of Extinction," IL Theater.
Thursday, July 24: 7:30pm, Art House Thursday, IL Theater--"Citizen Koch."
Friday, July 25: 7:30pm, "Tammy," IL Theater.
Saturday, July 26: 10am-2pm, Farmers Market, intersection of routes 28 and 30; 7:30pm, "Tammy," IL Theater; 7:30pm, AA meets, St. Mary's Church.
Sunday, July 27: 7:30pm, "Tammy," IL Theater.
Monday, July 28: 12:30pm, Senior Bingo, Senior M ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 8:33:41 AM
By CRISTINE MEIXNER
INDIAN LAKE -- A top priority in the Town of Indian Lake is on its way to being refurbished, thanks to state funding announced by Gov. Andrew Cuomo Monday.
The town will be getting $750,000 toward upgrading the Abanakee Dam on the Indian River. According to Indian Lake Supervisor Brian Wells, the estimate for doing the work is about $1.2 million.
Though the dam is not in imminent danger of failure, the state Department of Environmental Conservation has put the town on ...
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 11:02:55 AM
The Indian Lake Farmers Market was started to improve access to fresh foods while expanding economic opportunities for farmers and producers. Music and crafts are a bonus. The market is held at the intersection of state routes 28 and 30 every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. through Sept. 27.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 11:00:07 AM
INDIAN LAKE -- Indian Lake Theater will host a presentation on the history, memories and legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps Wednesday, Aug. 13, starting at 7:30 p.m. to celebrate the 81st anniversary of the founding of the CCC.
The CCC began March 31, 1933 under President Franklin Roosevelt's "New Deal" to relieve the poverty and unemployment of the Great Depression. Camps were set up in many New York towns, state parks, and forests.
Workers built trails, roads, campsites, and dams; stock ...
Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014 10:20:40 AM
By PETE KLEIN
Express News Staff
INDIAN LAKE -- The Town of Indian Lake could save up to $200,000 over 30 years by installing solar panels to generate electricity.
That's what Councilman Jack Valentine told the town board Monday, July 14, when he provided the board members with spreadsheets showing the installation costs and savings expected if the project does go ahead.
In December the town board heard presentations from two firms on the feasibility of installing solar panels on town property o ...
Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014 10:18:47 AM
Indian Lake Central School students put on a stellar performance of "Little Shop of Horrors" to end the school year. Students in grades 3-12 participated in this first-ever full school musical. Students were animated, energetic, and focused on having fun and putting on a great show. When the curtains opened and the doo-wops turned around to a nearly packed house, they lit up and set the tone for the evening's performance. Students with little to no theatre experience performed like young profess ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014 12:09:48 AM
Wednesday, July 16: 10am, IL Garden Club meets, Ski Hut; 2pm, Writers' Group meets, IL Library; 7:30pm, "Jersey Boys," IL Theater.
Thursday, July 17: 7:30pm, Art House Thursday, IL Theater--"Fed Up."
Friday, July 18: WIC Clinic, HC Public Health Nursing Service--1-888-648-6497; 7pm, IL Vol. Ambulance Corps meets, headquarters; 7:30pm, "Transformers: Age of Extinction," IL Theater.
Saturday, July 19: 10am-2pm, Farmers Market, intersection of routes 28 and 30; 7:30pm, AA meets, St. Mary's Churc ...
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014 9:50:51 PM
JOHNSTOWN -- Patrick Cunningham's Hudson River Rafting Company in North Creek has once again been ordered to suspend its whitewater rafting operations.
State Supreme Court Justice Richard Giardino on July 8 reaffirmed his May 2013 order requiring Cunningham to post a $50,000 performance bond.
Cunningham had posted the bond, but a $25,000 fine was drawn from it after he was found guilty of sending customers downriver without a licensed guide in defiance of a court order.
The state Attorney Genera ...
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014 9:46:09 PM
The popular Fulton Chain Gang provided a good dose of country, western and southern rock music Saturday evening, July 12, in the parking lot of the former Indian Lake Market, drawing a large crowd. The Fulton Chain Gang has entertained audiences throughout New York state for almost two decades. Not only has the band proved it has staying power, but also that it has what it takes to rise to the top of the competitive regional music scene. Next on the scene of what Indian Lake Tourism calls a bloc ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014 8:01:28 AM
By PETE KLEIN
Express News Staff
INDIAN LAKE -- Seven high school teachers at Indian Lake Central School want to resume grading homework.
The district Board of Education adopted a policy about five years ago that ended the practice. But the seven teachers believe not grading homework has resulted in fewer students doing it.
There was a lengthy discussion on the matter when the BOE met Wednesday, July 9.
Vice President David Harrington said he understands the frustration of teachers unable to get ...
Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014 3:03:39 PM
Auctioneer Ben Strader, way in the back, eggs bidders on during the Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts Annual Auction of donated items Saturday, July 5. The crowd was large, as usual, with many going home with something either useful or interesting at a good price. The event raised $8,701 for the arts center. (Photo/Pete Klein)
Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014 3:00:35 PM
INDIAN LAKE -- Visitors at the July 19 Indian Lake Community Farmers Market will have opportunities to chat one-on-one with gardening expert Nancy Welch, director of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Hamilton County, about "Vegetable Gardening in the ADKs."
In addition, Jamie Rogers, an energy program coordinator with Green Jobs Green NY Home Performance Energy Star Program of the Adirondack North County Association, will be on hand to share information on how to save money on energy bills, solve ...
Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014 2:57:52 PM
INDIAN LAKE -- Artists from around the state will be painting in The First Annual Open Air Invitational Paint-Out sponsored by Abanakee Studios here July 29-31.
The artists will be painting in Indian Lake and surrounding areas with one day of painting at The Hedges on Blue Mountain Lake.
There will be an Artists' Reception and Collectors' Party Aug. 1 from 2-5 p.m. at Abanakee Studios on Route 28. The reception will be the start of a month-long exhibition of the work produced during the Paint Ou ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014 9:14:44 AM
INDIAN LAKE -- Indian Lake Central School has announced its honor rolls for the fourth quarter of the 2013-14 school year.
An average of 92.5 is required to achieve high honors. An average of 87.5 to 92.4 is required to achieve honors. The following students are to be congratulated.
Grades 3-5: Aidan Atwell, Kylie Cannan, James Zumpano, Charlotte Liddle, Kaylie Norton, Gabriel Stanton, Anna Strader.
Grades 6-8: Alexandrea Campbell, Shelby Benton, Lauren Johnson, Sierra Sipperly, Benj ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014 9:13:11 AM
of Indian Lake has been named to the spring term Dean's List at Hartwick College in Oneonta.
Bennett is majoring in nursing. She is the daughter of Thersea and Edwin Bennett and a 2013 graduate of Indian Lake Central School.
Inclusion on Hartwick's Dean List is an indication of excellent academic work, including the completion of a full course load with at least a 3.5 grade point average based on a 4.0 scale.
Hartwick College is a private liberal arts and sciences college of 1,500 ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014 8:44:22 AM
The Town of Indian Lake started its Independence Day celebration Saturday, July 5, with a fishing contest on Lake Adirondack. Over 225 small fry fishermen and women turned out to test their luck during the annual Indian Lake / Blue Mountain Fish and Game Association Kids Fishing Derby. (Photos/Pete Klein)
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014 8:40:51 AM
By PETE KLEIN
Express News Staff
INDIAN LAKE -- The Town of Indian Lake celebrated Independence Day Saturday, July 5, starting with the Kids Fishing Derby on Lake Adirondack and the benefit auction at the Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts in Blue Mt. Lake.
It concluded with one of the largest Fourth of July parades ever seen here, with the theme "Stars and Stripes Forever," taking more than 20 minutes to pass viewers scattered along the way as it wove its way from Town Hall to Byron Park.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014 8:28:17 AM
Wednesday, July 9: 6pm, IL Community Development Corp. meets, Town Hall; 7:30pm, "How To Train Your Dragon 2," IL Theater.
Thursday, July 10: 9am, Osteobusters meet, Byron Park Bldg.; 7pm, Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts Annual Meeting, ALCA; 7:30pm, Art House Thursday, IL Theater--"The Immigrant."
Friday, July 11: 7:30pm, "Jersey Boys," IL Theater.
Saturday, July 12: 10am-2pm, Farmers Market, intersection of routes 28 and 30; 7:30pm, "Jersey Boys," IL Theater; 7:30pm, AA meets, St. Mary ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014 8:17:25 AM
By PETE KLEIN
Express News Staff
INDIAN LAKE -- A request to change the name of a small property access road in Sabael was denied by the Indian Lake Planning Board Monday, July 1.
William Burke of Kerst Livery Lane wanted the name changed to Burke Way. The board denied the request because it received letters objecting to the change from Evelyn Rider and Julius Ragauskas, who also have property on the road.
The board feels the wishes of two property owners trump that of one. The board also had so ...