Hike, Bike or Paddle!
Find out more here: Inlet Outdoor Family Challenge
Inlet has developed a master plan for Arrowhead Park, and with the help of New York State’s Local Waterfront Revitalization Program (LWRP) we are making many improvements to the park. These improvements include new pathways from the parking lot leading towards the boardwalk and beach.
You can be a part of the improvements to Arrowhead Park by purchasing an engraved brick paver to be installed in the park’s pathways.
Frozen Fire & Lights Thank You
The Town of Inlet and the Inlet Area Business Association would like to say Thank You to all those who made the 12th Annual Frozen Fire & Lights a great success!
The beautiful winter day began with the coronation of King “French Louie” Paul Chambers & his Queen Reggie in front of a snowy Adirondack “throne” near Inlet Town Hall. Supervisor John Frey and his wife Sarah performed the honors and Mr. Frey proclaimed the weekend “French Louie Weekend.” The king & queen went through the day handing out beads to spectators and trophies and medals to all the winners of the day’s races.
Roy Reehil’s “Remembering French Louie” presentation at the Inlet Town Hall was very well attended. After the presentation, people followed Roy over to the Inlet Public Library where a book sale was taking place. Signed books of Roy’s were also available for purchase.
At Fern Park, the sledding hill was a very popular spot. The groomed ski trails and enclosed ice skating rink were also enjoyed by many, while a nice fire was burning to keep everyone warm.
The Inlet Youth Commission had a very nice turnout for their Noah’s Ark Animal Workshop held at the Inlet Town Hall where children could also get their face painted.
The 5th Annual Cardboard Sled Race was another success! We had 21 entries, handed out 10 trophies and every participant received a medal. Speed was broken down into three categories by age. Thank you to Dennis Hudson for his master of ceremonies performance and for manning the starting line at the top of the Fern Park sledding hill. Thank you to the following for their assistance with judging, timing, inspecting, registration and making sure the sleds stayed upright: Adele Burnett, Margie & Bruce O’Hara, Deb Evans, and John & Sarah Frey. We are looking forward to next year’s entries!
The Inaugural Kid’s Snowmobile Races was a great addition to the day’s activities and we are looking forward to doing this again next year. Thank you to Spot & Dede SteMarie, Ernie DuRyter and Erica & Woody Pitkat for helping during the races and the Inlet Parks Department for setting and grooming the track. Also thank you to RNE Precision for their contribution towards the trophies.
Happy Hour at The Woods Inn from 4:00-6:00 gave people a place to warm up after the races.
Around 5:30 people started gathering around the huge bonfire at Arrowhead Park, where free hot cider and Zweigle’s hot dogs were served and raffle tickets for an Ellie Sound 120 XE Kayak were sold to benefit the Inlet Historical Society. This kayak will be raffled off on September 20, 2015. Promptly at 7:00 PM began the awesome display of fireworks by American Fireworks out of Utica. After the fireworks, many wandered over to Matt’s Draft House @ Screamen Eagle for Wine & Chocolate Sampling.
Thank you to the following for their contributions towards the fireworks: Adirondack Bank – Adirondack Fairway B&B – Adirondack Images – Adirondack Reader – Big Moose Yamaha – BJ Queen Enterprises – Burkhard Evans – Buzz Chew Racing – Central Adirondack Association – Clark Energy – Clark’s Marina – Construction Effects – Deer Meadows Motel & Cottages – Drake’s Inn – Eagle Bay Village – Bill & Lynn Faro – French Louie ADK Sports – Frisky Otter Tours – George Brownsell Carpentry – Don Gerace, Attorney at Law – Golden Acres Landscaping – Heroux Construction – Inlet Barnstormers Snowmobile Club – Inlet Department Store – Inlet Gold Club – Inlet Marina – Kalil & Eisenhut, LLC – Kalil’s Grocery – Levi Lumber – Lutz Building & Mechanical – Marina Motel – Mike Marleau Builder – Bill Meixner – Nelson’s Cottages – Northern Lights Creamery – The Ole Barn – Pedals & Petals – Peter’s Cottges – Quinn’s Lakeside Cottages – Raquette Lake Supply – Red Dog Tavern – RNE Precision – Rocky Point Properties – Nick Rose – Screamen Eagle Pizza – Seventh Lake House – Jane Slack – Penny Stuart – Sunset Beach Cottages – T & J Builders – T’s EZ Mart – Tamarack Café – The Tavern – Ted Payne’s Bus Service – The Wine Shop – Zone 3.
Thank you to the following for their time spent setting everything up, attending bonfires and manning hospitality booths: Paul & Reggie Chambers, Leo & Linda Fadel, Bob & Linda Gordon, Hal & Patty Wittmeyer, and Beverly Ishia.
Thank you to Hiram Lyon, Sue Wyatt, Jeremy Wyatt, Valerie Polachak, Elyse Wyatt, Elliot Markle, Colleen Smith and Wesley Wyatt from the Rochester Post Explorers for all of your help setting things up, working the cardboard sled races, painting faces and more.
Thank you to Hal Wittmeyer and Paul Chambers for setting and grooming the track for the snowmobile races, to the Town of Inlet Highway Department for moving snow and keeping Fern Park open for parking, and to and the Parks Department for grooming the sledding hill and ski trails, moving tables, and everything else necessary to ready the parks for this event.
Huge thank you to Doug & Betty Hugelmaier of Mary’s White Pine Bakery for supplying hot dogs & cider, to Leo & Linda Fadel for supplying the rolls, and to the Inlet Youth Commission for providing the grill. Thank you to the Inlet Emergency Services for being on standby with the ambulance at the sled races and the fireworks. Thank you to Mary Marleau, Sue Beck & Jamie White of the Inlet Youth Commission for hosting the Noah’s Ark Animal Workshop with lots of help from Barb Murdock. Thank you to American Fireworks for an awesome show! Thank you to the Town of Inlet and the Inlet area businesses for their support during this event. And thank you all for your enthusiasm.
And if we have missed anyone, forgive us. Thanks again for a wonderful weekend.
Faye Sokolosky – Fabrics & Window Treatments
Custom draperies, fine fabrics, Adirondack bedding, Hunter-Douglas blinds and shades
315-503-1819 or 585-739-0716
206 Limekiln Road
Inlet, NY 13360
Hours for the beach these last few days (weather permitting):
Tuesday, Sept. 1 – 11:00-5:00
Wednesday, Sept. 2 – 11:00-5:00
Thursday, Sept. 3 – 11:00-5:00
Friday, Sept. 4 – 11:00-2:00
Saturday, Sept. 5 – Closed, Sorry!
Sunday, Sept. 6 – Last Day! 11:00-5:00
RFC Contracting, Inc.
Plumbing, remodeling, drain cleaning, building, heating, drain camera inspection
Bob Catrombone, Owner
151 Route 28 (in the Red Caboose!)
Inlet, NY 13360
The SS Minnow is a free bus that runs Fridays and Saturdays from Fourth of July-Labor Day from 8:00pm-2:00am making stops between Seventh Lake House and Daikers. To catch a ride call 315-281-6533
Reminder and clarification about this weekend’s Free Snowmobiling as proclaimed by Governor Cuomo.
New York requires out-of-state and Canadian snowmobiles to be registered in New York (even if they are already registered in their own state or providence) and all snowmobiles must be insured in order to ride.
On March 7 & 8, 2015 out-of-state and Canadian snowmobiles will not be required to register in New York as long as they are registered and insured in their home state or providence.
To go along with the Governor’s proclamation the Towns of Webb & Inlet will not be enforcing the required Webb/Inlet Snowmobile Trail Permit between the hours of 5:00 pm Friday and 12:00 midnight Sunday.
All snowmobiles must be properly registered and insured in another state or Canada, and all NYS snowmobiles must be properly registered and insured within New York state.
More information can be found here: ILoveNY.com/snowmobiling
Community Pride Day is set for Wednesday, May 6, 2015.
All sponsors of at least $30.00, and anyone who contributes towards lunch, will have a one line listing (name only or website only) on the back of the shirts. Anyone contributing $100 or providing more than 50% of the lunch for their town gets their name (with phone # OR website) OR logo on the shirts. If you want to be on the shirts, you must send your contribution, or make your lunch commitment, BEFORE APRIL 7th. Print out the form.
If you have questions or other ideas for the day, let us know:
In Inlet or Eagle Bay, Inlet Information Office @ 315-357-5501, email@example.com
In Old Forge or Thendara, Webb Visitor Center @ 315-369-6983, firstname.lastname@example.org
In Raquette Lake or Long Lake, Long Lake Parks & Rec. @ 518-624-3077, email@example.com
In Indian Lake or Blue Mountain Lake, Indian Lake @ 518-648-5828, firstname.lastname@example.org
In Speculator/Arietta/Morehouse, Speculator Region CoC @ 518-548-4521, email@example.com
Open the pdf: Community Pride Day Sponsorship Form