Four Seasons of Saranac Photography Contest Winners Announced
It is a pleasure to announce the winners of the USLA 2016 Four Seasons of Saranac Photography Contest.
This year’s winners were selected from among 136 submissions from 40 photographers. From these photographs, acclaimed Adirondack photographer, Mark Kurtz, selected the best 40 photographs, and identified the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers, as well as three honorable mentions. Then YOU provided your input to identify the People’s Choice award winner.
Without further ado, the winners of this year’s contest are:
The 40 finalists will receive a certificate of excellence and the winners will receive an appropriate award. You all receive the admiration of your lake neighbors. We thank all of the photographers for their submissions. It was an amazing body of photography and we are so honored and grateful that you shared your talents with the Upper Saranac Lake community.
A more detailed article will be presented in the October issue of the Mailboat.View Winners
Date for the vote is May 16, 2017. Absentee ballot application is available on the school district website. Go to the website www.slcs.org . Click on District Links, then Board of Education, then Absentee Ballot Application. Send application as instructed. Absentee ballots will be mailed after April 17th. Make sure to indicate on your application […]
The Adirondack Lakes Alliance, of which USLA is a member, has requested we forward information about a well water contamination study to our members. The Paul Smith’s College Adirondack Watershed Institute (PSCAWI) is conducting a well water study to determine the extent and magnitude of road salt contamination of our drinking water. Road salt affects […]
The 518 area code covers all or part of 17 counties in eastern upstate New York, serving communities from Albany to Plattsburgh who are affected. The new area code is 838 and will serve the same geographic area currently served by the existing 518 area code. Beginning March 18, 2017, you will need to […]
July 1: Wooden Boat Parade and Reception, Back Bay July 8: USLA Membership Meeting July 10-12: Boating Safety Course, Santa Clara Town Hall July 19-20: CPR/First Aid Course, TBA July 22: Victorian Croquet Tournament, Dancing Waters August 6: Boats & Boating on USL, Camp Iroquois August 7-9: Boating Safety […]
Newsletter Correction: Government Affairs Chairperson is Cindy Rosenwald. The incorrect name is in the printed edition. I apologize for the error. Lynne Perry
ANN WATSON BICKFORD – OBITUARY Ann Watson Bickford, age 100, of Bethlehem, PA died on December 18, 2016 in Bethlehem. She was the wife of the late Edward Davidson Bickford, who died on September 16, 1995. Ann was born in Buffalo, New York on August 23, 1916, the youngest of three daughters of […]
The turnout was good with 406 votes: 329 for, 77 against. Improvements will be made to all of the schools, plus Lake Colby Elem. School which is used for day care services and the bus garage.
Hi all, this is Marsha Stanley. My husband Tom Curley and I host the USLA web cam. I just want you to know that we are aware of the leaning birch blocking the view. My caretaker is looking into whether the trees might be saved of if we will have to cut it down. You […]
Yesterday, Aug. 6, I spotted my first monarch of the season in my butterfly garden. She’s in this picture: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B801E2GqCUBPMXBtaTM3YklWX0E/view?usp=sharing
Just a reminder that Dr. Lincoln Brower, eminent monarch butterfly scientist, will lecture at The Wild Center at 6 p.m. Wed. If you can’t be here, the talk will be live-streamed at https://www.facebook.com/events/187516778329417/ and here www.wildcenter.org/live. It also will be archived on The Wild Center website for later viewing.
Hi, my husband and I purchased the guidehouse on Indian Carry Road a few years ago. Although it was built in the 1890s, it hasn’t been occupied for more than a few months a year for decades. I’d like to get the water supply tested. If you have any experience/advice to share I’d love to […]
it was left on dock and wind carried it off sometime last week.Says Wister in it ,if founf please return to camp 190 on Whiney Point.891-0819
The Adirondack Carousel is auctioning off a classic 16′ 1939 Chris Craft Utility Mahogany Boat with trailer. The auction will take place at the Carouselathon, on August 13 at the Carousel Bloomingdale Avenue and Depot Street, Saranac Lake. For more information, see the Carousel’s website: http://www.adirondackcarousel.org/.
Mountain and Valleys – Heaven Hill Farm, 302 Bear Cub Lane, Lake Placid July 19 from 3 to 5; July 20 from 9 to 2 pm Floral Designs, Horticulture Entries, Photographs, Conservation Exhibits Free and Open to the Public www.adirondackgardenclub.com
For about 6 or 7 years – with the exception of last year – we have had a boat mechanic come out to our camp at the beginning of each season to prep our boat (battery, lube change, spark plugs etc.) and sometimes drop it into the lake depending on which family member had a […]
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I’m proud to support the efforts of USLA even though I’m not a camp resident as I spend many happy hours fishing on the lake each summer. I would like to know if USLA offers a decal that I could place on my boat or vehicle to show that support?
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