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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 Lake '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 Annual Charlie Ferguson Fishing Derby

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

2022

Sylvia Lake Owner Map

Keeping up with changes in ownership here at Sylvia is challenging. Bill deLorraine's original Sylvia Lake map (2016) is a wonderful base from which to keep the map current.

2022

DEC to Combat Spread of Invasive Pests

A NY Environmental Conservation Law, effective on June 8, 2022, requires motorized boat users to obtain certification that they have inspected and removed potentially harmful aquatic invasive species before launching.

2022

Top 10 Clifton-Fine Hiking Trails

Tired of the playing on the water and want to connect with some land? Explore the 10 Favorite Local Hikes.

2022

Lake Roads Cleanup Week

The Sylvia Lake Association is sponsoring the collection of litter and other unwanted/ discarded trash and debris on our lake access roads May 8-14.

2022

Update from ESM (Empire State Mines)

With lake residents starting to open up camps and return for the summer, our neighbor, Empire State Mines has reached out to give our community a status update on this stage of their open pit project.

2022

Sylvia Lending Library Returns!

Heaven forbid the weather on Sylvia Lake ever be inclement, but if you should ever be up at the lake and wishing you had a good book to read, this announcement is for you. (Also if you plan to donate books.)

2022

Edwards Opera House Concert Series 2022

The historic and hip Edwards Opera House has a full schedule of music offerings for the Summer Concert Series 2022. Admission $10.00, Concerts 7:00PM.

2022