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  |   June 4, 2015   |   Posted by admin   |   Comments Off on Kids Fishing Derbies June 6 & June 20th
Fun on the Nature Trail around Jennings Park Pond.
The Long Lake Kids Fishing Derby will take place on Saturday, June 6th at Jennings Park Pond, across from the Long Lake Town Beach off of NYS Route 30. It’s between Raquette River Outfitters and the Adirondack Hotel. Kids fish all along the shoreline of the pond, and can even set up along the Nature Trail, a walking path winding around the pond connecting the Beach to the Long Lake Ball Field. Check out the path and find a cozy, secluded spot to fish. Fun on the Nature Trail around Jennings Park Pond. Fish for trout, bullhead, sunnies or whatever else you find in the pond. Ages/categories/largest fish prizes for trout, bullhead, sunfish, trout and sometimes weeds! Look up and see if you can catch your bobber on the power line, one year there was even a sneaker tied up around the wires above the causeway! Look for great prizes for the kids. Everyone always walks away with something be it new fishing gear, lures, tackle boxes and fishing poles to gift certificates to local businesses. And if that sparks your interest save the date, June 20th, Bass Fishing Opening Day, to head over to Raquette Lake, N ... Read more
  |      |   Posted by admin   |   Comments Off on Amateur Radio Field Day Exercise in Long Lake
Bear Bait Radio Club Members at Mt. Sabattis Pavilion
Members of the Bear Bait Radio Club will be participating in the national Amateur Radio Field Day exercise, June 27 – 28 at the picnic pavilion at Mt. Sabattis Park in Long Lake. Since 1933, ham radio operators across North America have established temporary ham radio stations in public locations during Field Day to showcase the science and skill of Amateur Radio. This event is open to the public and all are encouraged to attend. Bear Bait Radio Club Members at Mt. Sabattis Pavilion For over 100 years, Amateur Radio — sometimes called ham radio — has allowed people from all walks of life to experiment with electronics and communications techniques, as well as provide a free public service to their communities during a disaster, all without needing a cell phone or the Internet. Field Day demonstrates ham radio’s ability to work reliably under any conditions from almost any location and create an independent communications network. Over 45,000 people from thousands of locations participated in Field Day in 2014. “It’s easy for anyone to pick up a computer or smartphone, connect to the Internet and ... Read more
  |   June 2, 2015   |   Posted by admin   |   Comments Off on Things to Do on a Rainy Day
Float Night is a popular event in Long Lake, building cars out of boxes and sititng inside to watch movies can be just as fun!
So it does happen, not every day can be 85, sunny, windless and beautiful (even though we do love those days for hiking, biking, boating, fishing and Stand Up Paddle Boarding and swimming) So if it rains and you’re feeling a little cooped up, we’ve cooked up some ideas on how to answer the question.. What to do, what to do? Plenty! Our knowledgeable Town of Long Lake Office Staff volunteered suggestions and here goes some favorites…. Float Night is a popular event in Long Lake, building cars out of boxes and sititng inside to watch movies can be just as fun! Steph Hample is Long Lake’s Events Coordinator and she is always creative, especially since she has two active children who keep her busy in addition to her duties for the Town of Long Lake. What to do with little kids when it is raining? Get puddle hopping. She suggests heading up to the Medical Center Complex/Rescue Squad building and splashing in the puddles. She also says, stop by the LL Transfer Station, pick up cardboard boxes and turn them into cars to watch a movie at your own personal drive-in. She was inspired by this bl ... Read more
  |   May 24, 2015   |   Posted by admin   |   Comments Off on Memorial Day Speaker Announced
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The Long Lake American Legion Post #650 announces the Memorial Day Events for Monday, May 25, 2015. The American Legion will at march starting at 8:30am down from the Long Lake Town Hall to the to the Long Lake Town Bridge, back to the World War Two Monument and the Town Hall. At approximately 9am the Legion will march with the Long Lake Central School band and the Long Lake Fire Department and Rescue Squad to the Long Lake Cemetery for the Memorial Day ceremony with guest speaker Colonel Elizabeth Ryan Griffin. Colonel Elizabeth Ryan Griffin is a native of Rochester, New York. She graduated from American University in 1992 with a baccalaureate degree in English and certification in Secondary Education. Colonel Griffin was a distinguished military graduate from Georgetown University’s Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) Program and was commissioned in the Corps of Engineers. Colonel Griffin was first assigned to Fort Hood, Texas where she served in various Engineer assignments to include Battalion Assistant Operations Officer; Vertical Construction Platoon Leader; Executive Officer in an Assault Fl ... Read more
  |   May 22, 2015   |   Posted by admin   |   Comments Off on Great Adk Garage Sale
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Furniture, toys, antiques, clothes. There’s something for everyone at the Great Adirondack Garage Sale. Participating towns include Long Lake, Indian Lake, Inlet and Old Forge. Good luck and happy hunting! ... Read more
  |   May 12, 2015   |   Posted by admin   |   Comments Off on Great Adirondack Garage Sale
Great Adk Garage Sales from May 22nd - May 24th, Memorial Day Weekend
Great Adk Garage Sales from May 22nd – May 24th, Memorial Day WeekendThe communties of Long Lake, Indian Lake, Inlet, Old Forge and Speculator join together for over 70 miles of Garage sales stretching along NYS Routes 28/30 from Friday, May 22nd thru Sunday, May 24th. This is a great way to explore our area and find deals and bargains along the way. In Long Lake a variety of businesses and residences will be signed up and more are being added daily. The maps will be available at local businesses, and the Long Lake Town Offices located at 1130 Deerland Road, in the foyer starting at 9am on Friday, May 22nd. Check back at mylonglake.com on Friday, May 22nd for PDF’s of area maps when available. In Long Lake look for vintage electronics, furniture, Amish Baskets, trinkets, furniture, antiques and more. Anyone interested in being on the map should contact Parks and Recreation at 518.624.3077 x 10 to sign up! ... Read more
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