'Take a Soldier Fishing' tournament set for April 24 on Oneida Lake
The ice is gone, warm weather has arrived and local fishing tournaments aren’t far behind.
Among the more unique contests is the “Take a Soldier Fishing, “ set for April 24 on Oneida Lake.
A total of 40 local bass anglers, all members of New York B.A.S.S. Chapter Federation, have volunteered to take out an expected 80 active soldiers from Fort Drum for a day of fishing.
'One Diamond' fundraiser brings in $36,000 for SMC
Samaritan Auxiliary's largest annual fundraiser raised enough money to cover the cost of three instruments used to diagnose and treat cancer.
"One Night, One Diamond," held March 27 at The Commons, Fort Drum, raised almost $36,000, said Irene C. Carman, co-chairwoman of the fundraising effort and an auxiliary member.