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 Lake Stories & News: Index 

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Milfoil Management Resource

Join the Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program (APIPP) and Adirondack Lakes Alliance (ALA) for this installment of ALA's 2020 "Love Your Lake" Education Series.

2022

Happy Halloween from Sylvia

Women in Hats... A confirmed flotilla of witches gathered on Sylvia on Sunday, October 23, to celebrate Halloween. Thank you to Alicia Porter for organizing the event!

2022

Light Up Our Boats & Docks '22

This long-standing event marks the end of Summer at Sylvia Lake. In the long past, Ferg would pass out road flares, to be lit all together for the spectacle.

2022

Dam Repairs Completed

During this past summer, Gale Ferguson and Greg Kirby worked on the new bracket design and collaboration with Empire Mines.

2022

Our "Baby" loon - in trouble? (updates)

Keep checking this story. On 8/18/22 - Was alerted to the sad fact that our "baby" loon had a possible leg injury. First noticed by the Cooks. People are reporting in...

2022

3rd Annual Paddlepalooza

The 3rd Annual Paddlepalooza was scheduled for 2:PM — participants met in the middle of the lake.

2022

8th Nori Grout Memorial Regatta

Though we had a good day with fair weather, lots of fun sailing, congenial competition, and a nice brisk breeze, the Regatta results are confusing at best.

2022

Sylvia Lake Boat Parade 2022

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2022 Sylvia Lake Annual Boat Parade. Managed from Covid isolation, thank you to Melissa Force deAngelis for organizing.

2022

RIP Gale Ferguson

Sylvia Lake is sad today, after learning of the passing of one of her best known fishermen and lake photographers, Gale Ferguson.

2022

Milfoil Information Meeting

On July 7, the Lake Association and Milfoil Task Force held an informational meeting to inform lakers about the status of our battle against invasive Eurasian Milfoil.

2022

Light Up the 4th '22

The 4th of July is always observed in a special way at Sylvia Lake. Saluting our country's independence is a tradition. Count on picnics, boating, and fireworks and fun!

2022

40th Charlie Ferguson Fishing Derby

Rainbows & Rockies & Calicos oh my! The 40th annual Charlie Ferguson Fishing Derby may have been the best one yet!

2022