Last Updated: Thursday, August 18, 2016 7:43:08 AM
By CATHY BOWSHER
The grand opening ceremony of the American Legion memorial gazebo took place on Sunday, Aug. 14, at the entrance to Arrowhead Park, in downtown Inlet, followed by a fundraiser chicken barbecue.
The Legion initially presented the Adirondack-style gazebo to the town and Richard H. Lutz Building completed the construction.
Dan Kenuth of Inlet’s Northern Lights and of Utica based landscaping company, Gardenia Designs, is credited for the landscaping of the ...
Last Updated: Thursday, August 04, 2016 8:17:44 AM
The Fulton Chain of Lakes Performing Arts Council presented An Evening with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra at Arrowhead Park with a preceding cocktail party at the Woods Inn for friends of the society on Friday night. RIGHT: Jerry Dupuis displays his award of recognition for years of service to the Performing Arts Council with Inlet’s own featured and renowned violinist, Will Knuth.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 28, 2016 8:11:33 AM
By BRITTANY GROW
An informational meeting was held on Wednesday, July 13 so that attendees could be presented with -information about the Inlet Common School becoming non-operational before a vote is held in September. The vote will determine whether the school should remain open, or if it should become non-operational and the students in kindergarten to sixth grade will be tuitioned to Town of Webb School.
“The decision that we have come to as a board to put it up as a vote ...
Last Updated: Thursday, July 21, 2016 8:24:11 AM
By BRITTANY GROW
A food truck at the Fourth of July celebration in Arrowhead Park was a huge hit, Danicia Nerschook told the Inlet Town Board on behalf of the Inlet Area Business Association on July 12. And it could appear two more times this summer.
Since there aren’t regulations for food trucks currently, the board had voted to allow Jen Lamphear and her Zone 3 Grill food truck a trial run during the fireworks.
Nerschook said that the truck was in a locat ...
Last Updated: Thursday, July 21, 2016 8:23:37 AM
Thursday, July 21: 10-11:30 a.m., Basic Bridge Class, Senior Center; 12:30-4 p.m., Bridge, Senior Center; 7 p.m., AA meets, Inlet Town Hall.
Monday, July 25: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Pinochle, Senior Center; 6:30 p.m., Evening Book Group meets, OF Library; 7:30 p.m., AA meets, Inlet Community Church, South Shore Road.
Wednesday, July 27: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Senior Health Activity & Recreation Program, Niccolls Church, OF; 7 p.m., Planning Board meets, ITH.
Thursday, July 28: 10-11:30 a.m., Basic B ...
Last Updated: Thursday, July 21, 2016 8:06:22 AM
By PETE KLEIN
Express News Staff
INLET—The Inter-County Legislative Committee of the Adirondacks held its monthly meeting at the Woods Inn in Inlet on June 23.
Inter-County is a branch of the New York State Association of Counties (NYSAC).
Hamilton County was represented by Bill Farber, chairman of the Hamilton County Board of Supervisors, Wells Supervisor Brian Towers, Hope Supervisor Robert Edwards, Benson Supervisor Phil Snyder and Inlet Supervisor John Frey.
Farber welcomed everyone a ...
Last Updated: Thursday, June 30, 2016 8:18:48 AM
The Inlet Historical Society Held the second annual Bass Derby on Sunday, June 26. Fourteen teams of fisherman met at the Woods In Pavilion and were launched in two-minute intervals to fish the waters of the lower Fulton Chain, by 6:30 a.m. all the anglers were on the water for an eight-hour derby.
The teams were due in to the weigh station at the Woods Inn Dock and Pavilion at 2:30 p.m. i A small crowd of observers gathered at the digital display weigh in station, provided by Theresa Taylor, wa ...
Last Updated: Thursday, June 30, 2016 8:05:23 AM
Join Inlet to celebrate Independence Day. The day starts off at Fern Park with our annual Ping Pong Ball Drop at 1 p.m. This event brings hundreds of children up to age 12 to the park who will collect ping pong balls that have been dropped onto the ball field. There will be three separate drops for the different age groups. The children will trade their ping pong balls in for prizes donated by local businesses
Starting at 7:30 p.m. enjoy the music of Jamie Notarthomas on the lakefront at A ...
Last Updated: Thursday, June 16, 2016 8:31:59 AM
At Fern Park over 800 children will take their turn racing onto the baseball field to collect three ping pong balls that they will turn in for prizes at 1 p.m. on Thursday, July 4. Prizes include gift certificates or prizes from local shops, free passes to local attractions, chips, sodas (all donated by local businesses), and novelty toys (purchased by the Inlet Youth Commission with the help of monetary donations).
If you own a restaurant, a gift shop or an attraction Inlet wants to be able to ...
Last Updated: Thursday, June 16, 2016 8:11:51 AM
The Old Forge Library will host author Bruce Bonfield at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 21. He will give a powerpoint presentation and talk about camps, both public and private from the end of the nineteenth century to the great depression during his lecture, “Fourth Lake: Early Camps and Hotels.”
Drawing from his collection of period postcards, photographs, brochures and advertisements, he will paint a picture of the culture and rapid rise of these camps, and let the audience select ...
Last Updated: Thursday, June 09, 2016 7:26:58 AM
Verona Labs will provide pick up of water samples for testing on Tuesday, June 14.
Local businesses or individuals that wish to utilize this service can drop off water samples by 10 a.m. on Tuesday at the Forestport Town Hall or Adirondack Grocery in Otter Lake, or by 11 a.m. at the Visitor Information Center in Old Forge, or by noon at The Tavern in Eagle Bay or the Inlet Town Hall.
The cost for bacterial testing is $33 per sample that includes a $5 pickup charge per customer. A business ...
Last Updated: Thursday, June 09, 2016 7:16:41 AM
OLD FORGE — On May 27 at approximately 9:42 p.m., State Police in Herkimer along with the Town of Webb Police Department responded to a reported boating accident on Big Moose Lake in the Town of Webb.
The investigation revealed Jay D. Burrows, age 19, from Eagle Bay, NY was operating his 15-foot Aluminum Starcraft boat on Big Moose Lake when he struck a 14-foot Aluminum Gamefisher, with no lights, operated solely by Timothy J. Dunn, age 61, from Marcy, NY. Burrows stated he began to check ...
Last Updated: Thursday, June 02, 2016 8:57:17 AM
The Inlet Historical Society is seeking volunteers to help open the building through the summer season. The society hopes to have the building open from June 20 to Aug. 29 on Fridays and Saturdays and Mondays and Tuesday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. It is the society’s hope that each day can be broken into two hour shifts to open for the public to view the collection and collect information from folks who have an interest in Inlet area history.
No knowledge of Inlet’s history is needed to hel ...
Last Updated: Thursday, May 26, 2016 8:47:49 AM
Friends of the Old Forge Library will be selling gently used paperbacks, children’s books in the Judith Cohen room at the library from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 28 only.
A large selection of other books are available upstairs. Pick up your favorite reads for summer or books for crafting. Children’s books for all levels.
Last Updated: Thursday, May 26, 2016 8:30:31 AM
Beginning Memorial Day Weekend, View will begin new summer hours. In an effort to offer an alternative for families and visitors in the evening, View will now be open Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays until 9 p.m.
Summer hours are starting on May 27. The summer hours will be Saturday-Tuesday 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Wednesday-Friday 9 a.m.-9 p.m. There will be a family friendly performance every Wednesday at 7 p.m., adult dance classes on Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. and Fridays will include comedy nights and ...
Last Updated: Thursday, May 26, 2016 8:29:12 AM
Thursday, May 26: 10-11:30 a.m., Basic Bridge Class, Senior Center; Noon, Potluck Luncheon, Senior Center.
Monday, May 30: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Pinochle, Senior Center; 6:30pm, Evening Book Group meets, OF Library; 7:30 p.m., AA meets, Inlet Community Church, South Shore Road.
Wednesday, June 1: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Senior Health Activity & Recreation Program, Niccolls Church, OF.
Thursday, June 2: 10-11:30 a.m., Basic Bridge Class, Senior Center; 12:30-4 p.m., Bridge, Senior Center; 7 p. ...
Last Updated: Thursday, May 19, 2016 8:12:26 AM
Inlet Volunteer Ambulance began service in 1956 as a part of the Inlet American Legion Mick-Roberts Post. In 1995 the Ambulance corps and the Inlet Hose Company formed a joint corporation know as Inlet Volunteer Emergency Services (IVES) and moved into their current location at the corner of Route 28 and Limekiln Road.
Inlet Ambulance has numerous active members ranging from paramedics to certified first responders and drivers.
Inlet runs two advanced life support ambulances: a 2006 Road Rescue ...
Last Updated: Thursday, May 12, 2016 9:11:16 AM
By BRITTANY GROW
According to Amanda Miller, the pizza eating contest held at Screamen Eagle/Matt’s Draft House on May 1, was a huge success. “We had well over 60 people as spectators,” she said. There were two separate contests, the first was a singles competition and the second was a team event.
There were five contestants in the singles competition. They each had to eat a medium cheese pizza in the fastest amount of time. Charlie Sauer took home first pl ...
Last Updated: Thursday, May 12, 2016 9:09:31 AM
The Inlet American Legion Veterans Post 1402 is seeking assistance in the construction of a new veteran’s memorial at Arrowhead Park. For many years the large stone and single flag has marked Inlet’s gratitude to its veterans. The Leonard/Mick/Roberts Post believes that the current memorial does not sufficiently honor the service of all our veterans. The proposed design would include an Adirondack gazebo surrounded by the flags of all six services including Army, Navy, Marines, Air F ...
Last Updated: Thursday, May 12, 2016 9:06:15 AM
The Town of Inlet Information Office is looking for photos that showcase all that there is to do and explore in and around town. To help find the best photos, we have decided to hold a photography contest. Amateur photographers are invited to submit a maximum of three entries for the competition. Submissions should be photos from within the Town of Inlet. Photos that show people having a great time in Inlet are strongly encouraged.
Only digital entries will be accepted and must be submitted in j ...
Last Updated: Thursday, May 12, 2016 9:05:24 AM
The Town of Inlet will hold an informational meeting on proposed changes to Inlet’s sign law at 6 p.m. on May 25, at the Inlet Town Hall.
Inlet’s Town Comprehensive Plan charges the Planning Board with (among other tasks) maintaining and improving the character and image of Inlet. Due to a proliferation of temporary signs, flags and banners over recent years, improper or excessive signage at some locations and complaints about these situations the Planning Board has undertaken ...
Last Updated: Thursday, May 12, 2016 9:04:49 AM
Thursday, May 12: 10-11:30 a.m., Basic Bridge Class, Senior Center; 2:30-4 p.m., Bridge, Senior Center
Monday, May 16: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Pinochle, Senior Center; 2 p.m., Inlet Historical Society Collections Committee meets, IHS Bldg.; 7:30 p.m., AA meets, Inlet Community Church, South Shore Road
Tuesday, May 17: 9:30 a.m., Morning Book Group meets, OF Library
Wednesday, May 18: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Senior Health Activity & Recreation Program, Niccolls Church, OF; 7:30 p.m., Ambulance Squad m ...
Last Updated: Thursday, May 05, 2016 8:25:48 AM
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 ...
Last Updated: Thursday, May 05, 2016 8:25:13 AM
By Brittany Grow
At the Inlet Town Board meeting held April 12, Supervisor John Frey wished to clarify an error that was reported in the paper following the March 8 town board meeting about the Gilbert Road extension. “We are still actively pursuing the extension of Gilbert Road to accommodate the landowners that are landlocked back there, but to fully appease or try appease the current residents on the Gilbert Road that have access that are very, very concerned about it bei ...
Last Updated: Thursday, April 14, 2016 8:35:08 AM
The Inlet Information office and Inlet Area Business Association held two easter egg hunts on Saturday, April 9, one for kids and one for kids at heart. The groups filled over 350 eggs with prizes for adults from wine to gift certificates, and for the kids candy, t-shirts and gift certificates.
The children’s egg hunt has been going on as long as anyone at the info office can remember, but this is the first year for the grown up hunt. Adele Burnett from the Inlet Information of ...