PLPA News

News (by month and year)
  • Update on Amazon Deliveries

    By John Dackow (Strategic Committee Chair) — A little background and some updated news on Sunday Amazon package deliveries. Due to some recent issues with package deliveries on Sunday from Amazon, the Consumers Affair Dept had been notified by a resident as to a Sunday delivery situation, which then came back to the Albany Post…


  • Boating Rules Reminder

    Jim McCulley (PLPA President) — With the official start of summer, it’s time to remind PLPA members of the safe boating regulations that govern the types and use of boats on the lake. Most of the regulations regarding safe boating on the lake are found in your deed or can be found here on the…


  • Peck’s Lake Schoolhouse Meeting

    By Tammy Warner — Happy Summer ! The Peck’s Lake Schoolhouse is holding a meeting on June 22nd at 3: 30pm.It will be held at the school. Please consider being a member and helping plan our summer events. Hope to see you on the 22nd.


  • Clif says “Kiss My Bass”

    By Clif Wassel (Lake Committee Chair) – Hicklings Fish Farm delivered 525 Large Mouth Bass yesterday which completed the PLPA Spring 2023 fish stocking effort.  The bass were 6-8 inches each and all individuals survived the move into our Lake.  Yesterday’s bill from Hicklings was $2,997.00.  Fishing equipment was banned during the fish release. A largely…


  • In Memoriam: Russ Hogue

    Jim McCulley, PLPA President – I didn’t know Russ Hogue well, but I wish I had. We met only very briefly a few times. By the time I became a board member, Russ was already winding down his role with the PLPA. He’s somewhat of a legend here at the lake, and within the PLPA.…


  • Record Breaking Container Drive!

    Clif Wassel, Lake Committee Chairperson — On Tuesday, May 30th, the second deposit container drive for 2023 was held. The container collection was record-breaking with 10,741 donations collected. Bill Matuszak and Clif Wassel collected the containers from the South Shore Road, Steve Atcheson and John Dackow collected on the North Shore Road. The donations were collected at 9…


  • 2nd Container Drive Tuesday, May 30

    REMINDER that on Tuesday, May 30th, the second deposit container drive for 2023 will be held. Please drag out your deposit container donations, which have been consumed during the past month. Please place your donations in plastic bags at the end of your driveways. The donations will be collected early Tuesday morning at approximately 9 AM. Sorting the…


  • Virtual training available to help identify invasive species

    Donna Coffey, PLPA Invasive Species Committee Chair – The APIPP (Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program) has a virtual training to help lake residents identify and track aquatic invasive species in our lakes. Registration is now open for this training. The link is below.  There will also be an in-person training on July 15 at Lake…


  • Ladies, Take a Hike

    Peck Lake Ladies Hike and Party! It’s time.  The almost annual Peck Lake Ladies Appetizer and Dessert Party and (optional) hike to the Vly is on the horizon. We hope you can join in the fun. This year our new neighbor, Heather Werner, has graciously offered to host the party at her home. WHEN?             Saturday,…


  • Buoys Emerge From Hibernation

    By Clif Wassel, Lake Committee Chairperson – The Lake Buoys once again have emerged from hibernation in the dark lower reaches of the Peck Marina barn.  They are once again happily bobbing in the Lake.  This was no small feat. This task is accomplished by the help of many dedicated volunteers who annually prepare the…


  • Buoy Repair Crew Buoys Lake Safety

    By Jim McCulley – PECK’S LAKE – On Saturday morning, May 13, an eager group of Peck Lakers answered Clif Wassel’s call for volunteers to repair the lake buoy and hazard markers, and ready them for their summer homes throughout the lake. The PLPA maintains, and with the help of the Pecks, places more than…


  • Can we stop Invasive Species from Invading?

    How can we prevent the spread of invasive species? By Kathleen Perrott If you like to boat or paddle, you’ve probably heard the phrase Clean, Drain, Dry. These are the three simple and effective steps you can take to prevent aquatic invasives from spreading from one body of water to another. Please don’t bring anything new…