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Obituaries -- 08/05/2015

Jami-Beth Knapp
July 23, 2015

LAKE PLEASANT -- Jami-Beth Knapp (nee Franklin), of Amherst, NY, formerly of Herkimer, NY, died July 23, 2015. Jami-Beth worked for EPIC -- Every Person Influences Children -- Family Engagement Coordinator for the NYS PTA, Western Region PTA Associate Director, and received the NYS PTA Life Award.
She attended Herkimer Central High School, SUNY Cobleskill and Utica College. She was a beloved life summer resident of Lake Pleasant, NY.
She was the beloved wife of Phi ...



Hospice golf tournament set

GLOVERSVILLE — It’s time to make plans to tee off at the 21st Annual Mountain Valley Hospice Golf Invitational scheduled for Friday, June 19.
Presented by Frontier, Lake Pleasant Golf Course and The Inn at Speculator, exquisite cuisine and the placid Adirondack atmosphere are the signatures of this event. Readers are invited to play golf, sponsor the event, and enjoy a day of fantastic food and friends.
This year’s event will begin with registration and a continental breakfast ...

Orange basketball season comes to a close

The Indian Lake/Long Lake boys’ basketball season came to a close Wednesday, March 4, in Ticonderoga when they faced undefeated Moriah in a semi-final game of the Section VII Class D basketball tournament. The top seeded Vikings took control of the game early, outscoring the fifth seeded Orange 22-11 in the first quarter.
Moriah, ranked fourth among New York Class D boys basketball teams, continued to control the game in the remaining three quarters to win 69-47 and advance to the tourname ...

Orange are scholar athletes

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 ...

Curtis Seaman scores 1,000 points

LONG LAKE -- Curtis Seaman has scored his 1,000th career point playing for the Long Lake / Indian Lake Orange.
Seaman became the second Orange player to score his 1,000th career point this year, along with Henry Sandiford. Great job, and congratulations to both Curtis and Henry.
Both Sandiford and Seaman have played at the varsity level since ninth grade and have had their eyes on the 1,000-point prize since the start of their careers.
Coach Craig Seaman says of the duo, “Curtis and Henry ...


The Information Age
How to prepare for computer repair
By Pete Newell

A properly maintained computer can give you many years of trouble-free use, with only minor service or upgrading needed.
A periodic professional Windows tune-up can help you avoid hardware and software problems, and keep your system running at peak performance. It is not necessary to buy a new computer every few years.
However, all electromechanical devices eventually develop problems. Eventually some part will fail. Computer problems can also be software-related.
If you are lucky and careful, y ...

The Way Things Were -- 07/29/2015
By Anne Weaver

ABOUT JULY 29, 1966, low level test flights over the Adirondack Mountains would be conducted by Rome Air Development Center starting on a regular basis in September. The low altitude tests, which were part of a nationwide Air Force Program to study effects of clear air turbulence on aircraft structures, controls and instruments, would continue until September 1967.
RADC’s Flight Test Division would fly the test missions over the Adirondacks in a specially instrumented twin engine C131B Con ...

Hamilton County Outdoors -- 07/29/2015
Cuomo’s outdoor TV commercials come up short
By Dick Nelson

There is something noticeably missing from the latest round of I Love New York outdoor recreational activities television commercials. You must have seen it. It’s the one featuring people whitewater rafting, hiking, fishing, canoeing and horseback riding. And, if you haven’t guessed where I’m going with this, I’ll tell you. It’s hunting.
I have yet to see one commercial that features hunting and, it has nothing to do with this time of year, because hunting isn&rsquo ...

Hamilton County Outdoors -- 07/15/2015
Wells angler is having a 'reel' good season
By Dick Nelson

You’ll never convince John Zeis the fishing has been poor. Not this year anyway.
The Wells angler recently netted two hefty brown trout from Lake Pleasant, the first weighing 7-1/2 pounds, the other closer to 8. Zeis caught the fish while trolling a silver-colored trout harness with pink / chartreuse and white beads at the far end of the lake in 66 feet of water.
Zeis is the manufacturer of Hillbilly Lure & Tackle in Wells, so needless to say he caught the fish on one of his own rigs. ...

Police Reports

Police Report -- 08/05/2015

Tuesday, July 28, 8:19 p.m.: Bruce J. Calhoun, 31, Gloversville, faces several charges after being arrested by State Police at 747 State Highway 30 in the Town of Hope following a complaint made at 5:53 p.m.
Calhoun is charged wit ...

Police Report -- 07/22/2015

Saturday, July 11, 3:20 p.m.: Samantha M. Babcock, 24, was injured in a two-vehicle accident on State Route 28 in the Town of Long Lake, in front of Burke's Marina, while operating a 1999 Grumman owned by the United States Postal ...

Police Report -- 07/08/2015

Thursday, July 2, 2:45 a.m.: Kelly L. Fuller, 39, Indian Lake, was arrested after allegedly grabbing the steering wheel of a car in which he was a passenger, causing it to hit guide rails at about 12 a.m. on State Route 28 near By ...

Police Report -- 06/24/2015

Monday, June 22: Charles Edward Debolt, 50, Essex Junction, Vt. was charged with DWI, operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration greater than .08 percent, and failure to use designated lane following a property d ...

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