4628 State Route 104, New Haven, NY 13121

Leatherstocking Club of CNY

The oldest sportsman's club in the United States!

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History of Leatherstocking

It all began in Leng's Hotel a hundred years ago. There in the village of Oswego, on a March night in 1860, a group of men gathered in lamp and fire-lit tavern room to talk of what could be done to curb the lawless shooting of game and preserve the dwindling wildlife. There was general agreement that it was getting pretty hard to take a deer when one was needed; you couldn't shoot one from your front yard any more.

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December 11, 2022

December 2022 News

Wishing you a happy, healthy holiday season and a prosperous 2023. At our December meeting the following officers were elected to run the club for 2023: Michael A. Cali – PresidentDon Fenske – Vice presidentRoy Abbott – Treasurer & MembershipKaren Ruth – Secretary *All terms are for 1 year and elections are held in December. The board of directors will be Ed Besaw & Ralph Izzo– terms to expire in 2025 Bill Calderone & Mark Sharland– terms to expire in 2024 Grover Earle– term expires in 2023. Our by-laws require 5 board members and 4 officers as the governing body...
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October 1, 2022 / Newsletters

October 2022 News

Welcome fall. Once again we are heading to the busiest time on the range. Due to the abundance of rain it has been difficult to keep the range mowed but we are trying our best. A few dry days should improve things. The campus security used the range this past week and hopefully it did not interfere too much with our members. Once again we do not allow guest on the range unless you accompany them and have a valid guest pass- obtainable from Ralph Izzo- 315-480-6157. Please call ahead and he will take care of you. The fee is...
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August 1, 2022 / Newsletters

August 2022 News

Summer is upon us and the rifle range has been busy. Again a reminder if you bring it in please take it out, the containers are for shell casings only. Please take misfired ammunition with you DO NOT put it in the container. Once again if you wish to bring a guest please get a guest pass ( $5.00) from Ralph Izzo 315-480-6157. Our fund raiser of the year was held on June 11 in conjunction with the Mexico trail riders. We were fortunate in having a excellent day weather wise and a good turnout. Chickens were sold out and...
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