Schroon's Sock It To Me Sock Knitting Workshop

 Photo Courtesy Birdsworm.com

Photo Courtesy Birdsworm.com

I’m sure many of you, dear readers, have always wondered — darn, why can’t I knit? I’ve always wanted to, but were to embarrassed to ask how. Fear not, non-knitters: your friends at the Schroon Lake Library can help you avoid the deep shame you have lived with. They will teach you how to knit socks.
From those nimble knitters at the library:

This is the workshop for you! Join us for this FREE class.Classes will be held from January 2- January 30th, 2019, 10:30 am - 11:30 am. Call the Library at (518) 532-7737 ext 13 to sign up and get a materials list.

And be sure to send pictures of your efforts to us on Feb 1st, 2019.

Three Dead in Sled Accidents in The North Country: Please Be Safe

 Sledding is a hugely popular sport in greater Schroon. This scene was captured in the Town Park opposite Stewart’s in the winter of  2018.

Sledding is a hugely popular sport in greater Schroon. This scene was captured in the Town Park opposite Stewart’s in the winter of 2018.

This weekend three snowmobilers died in accidents, reports NYUP.COM.

This is a painful reminder how dangerous this sport is and how careful all riders must be in determining how fast they should travel based on their level of experience and expertise. Life is too short.  

Two riders died Friday night: Thomas Hetherington, 46, of Middlesex in Yates County, was killed following an accident near Racquette Lake, according to Inlet-Town of Webb Police Chief Ronald Johnson.

Jonathon Black, 23, of Somerset, NJ was killed in the town or Webb, near Old Forge.

NYS police said Luke A. Tyrrell, 18, of Adams, died Sunday morning after he lost control of his snowmobile on Flat Rock Road and hit a tree. Read the full report here.