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  |   March 17, 2017   |   Posted by admin   |   Comments Off on Invasive Species Spotted in Long Lake NY
What better way to have your home shoveled out when over two feet of snow falls on the community of Long Lake? T-Rex shovels out Long Lake, NY This is the best way to handle it. Almost as good as a snowplow. ... Read more
  |   March 15, 2017   |   Posted by admin   |   Comments Off on Stella the Blizzard Comes to ADK
Stella, the Blizzard of March 2017, arrived in Long Lake on Tuesday morning around 11:30am. Steady snow fell throughout the afternoon. Areas from Raquette and around Long Lake, NY reported a range of snow from 20 to 30 inches in some localized areas. The snow was very light, which made people going to the trouble of moving it around grateful for the minimal push and pull, even though the relentless snow, did prove to be exhausting by the end of the night. Pathways, and driveways were inundated with snow in the early evening. Reports came in from around the community that driveways had to be replowed consistently as reports varied from two to four inches of snow fell per hour. Between 20 – 30 inches of snow fell in the Long Lake and Raquette Lake area. A special thanks to all the crews keeping the roads safe despite the difficult conditions. Long Lake Highway, Hamilton County Highway, NYS DOT, all emergency crews and the NYS Troopers for closing the road between Long Lake and Blue Mountain to facilitate the removal of a truck that had gone off the road and gotten stuck in over a foot of snow in B ... Read more
  |   February 22, 2017   |   Posted by admin   |   Comments Off on The Oldies Show Comes to Long Lake, NY
The Town of Long Lake welcomes The Oldies Show on Saturday, March 4th at 7:30pm at the Long Lake Town Hall 1204 Main Street Long Lake. Tickets are $10 for Adults, $5 for kids and Students at Long Lake Central School are free. Do not miss this highly energetic throwback to an era of fun music. Get your dancing shoes on and get ready for some real classic entertainment! The Oldies Show is an nine piece show band that plays all the greatest hits of the 50s, 60s and 70s. Featuring three outstanding vocal frontmen, a dynamic rhythm section and world class instrumental soloists, The Oldies Show is made up of music industry veterans, many of whom have shared the stage with a number of the artists they so authentically recreate. The Oldies Show has opened for rock and roll legends Lou Christy, Kenny Vance, The Drifters, Sonny Terry and performed as part of The Golden Oldies Specular at the world renowned Proctors Theater. The Oldies Show Plays Long Lake, NY on Saturday, March 4th at 7:30pm. Tix only $10! For the best in solid gold and classic rock and roll for your concert venue, night club or special even ... Read more
  |   February 15, 2017   |   Posted by admin   |   Comments Off on Raquette Lake Winter Carnival Weekend Feb 17th – Feb 19th
The Raquette Lake Winter Carnival will kick off Friday Night, February 17th at the Raquette Lake Fire Hall at 5p.m. with pot luck dinner and pitch tournament. The pot luck is free if you bring a dish to share or $10 per person. On Saturday, February 18th youth activities start at 11am . Games include a sack race, sledding, tire obstacle, balloon chase, and tug-of-war. At noon there will be a Ladies Frying Pan Toss with cash prizes of $75, $50, $25. The Team Ice Golf Competition will be held throughout the day for teams with cash prizes of $75, $50, $25. Ladies Frying Pan Toss Registration for events will take place at the Raquette Lake Library. Round out the day by warming up at the bonfire and the annual tug-o-war. At 2p.m. Magician Chris and Pete of Chris and Pete Amusements will perform in the Raquette Lake Library. The show is free. Fireworks are slated for 7pm. Showcase will be weather dependent. Check www.facebook.com/raquettelake for schedule updates or last minute cancelations. On Sunday, February 19th, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. the Raquette Lake Ladies Auxiliary sponsor a $10 all you can eat Pan ... Read more
  |   February 9, 2017   |   Posted by admin   |   Comments Off on Year Round Living – in her own words, by Nancy Halter
This post is contributed by Nancy Halter, one of Long Lake’s newest “year-round” residents. She’s been living here in the summers and just this past season she and her husband, Dave, have made Long Lake their permanent home. They are embracing the community and this webmaster asked Nancy if she would be willing to share her experiences with everyone. This is Nancy’s Long Lake story.. in her own words! Nancy wins first place for the Cycle Adirondacks Decorate a Bear contest. Left to Right, Peggy Wadecki, Dave Halter, Nancy Halter My first introduction to Long Lake was camping at Lake Eaton Campground, a place where my husband Dave, had spent every summer of his childhood. While camping there one summer, we met some friendly locals, Jeff and Cindy Rutherford, and heard about land for sale on Beecher Park Road, right on Lake Eaton. Talk about being in the right place at the right time! Long story short, we were fortunate to be able to purchase the land and build our dream retirement/summer home. While still living and working in New Jersey Dave and I would come up to Long La ... Read more
  |   January 3, 2017   |   Posted by admin   |   Comments Off on Long Lake Winter Carnival 2017
Long Lake, NY Winter Carnival is Fun for All Ages and it's FREE!
On Saturday, January 14th at noon, the Long Lake Winter Carnival will be held at Mt. Sabattis Recreation Center in Long Lake, NY located at 6 Pavilion Way off of Deerland Road, NYS Route 30. Events begin with a bonfire, coronation of the King and Queen. Look for the Cardboard Sled Parade starting at 1pm. Cash Prizes will be awarded for Best In Show 1st, 2nd & 3rd and Best Team Spirit, 1st, 2nd & 3rd. Sleds can be made with cardboard, paint, wax and tape only. Categories are broken up by age group and teams. Other events throughout the day include a Wackiest Hat Contest, Town-Wide Photo, Men’s Feats of Strength, the Ladies Frying Pan Toss, Broomball and Fireworks at 6:30pm. Long Lake, NY Winter Carnival is Fun for All Ages and it’s FREE! Schedule of Events – All times subject to change without notice and to keep people safe. Free ice skating day long. The Long Lake Fire Department will provide hot food, hot chocolate, popcorn and snacks. This event happens snow, rain or shine. Revised Schedule of Events 12:00pm Winter Carnival Kick off and registration opens. 12:15pm Coronatio ... Read more
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