barbara ann michaels

In Memoriam: Barbara Ann Michaels

GLOVERSVILLE—Barbara Ann Michaels, beloved founder of the Fly Creek Cider Mill & Orchard, died Sunday, September 3 at the Nancy Dowd Hospice Home in Gloversville, New York. 
Born June 14, 1938 in Newark, New Jersey, Barbara grew up in Flushing, New York.  She attended PS 32, graduated from Bayside High School, and earned a BFA in Art Education from the University of Buffalo and was a proud member of the Sigma Kappa Sorority.…


Mill Dedicates New Pavilion

Mill Dedicates New Pavilion This Saturday, October 15, Fly Creek Cider Mill & Orchard officials will dedicate their new millpond pavilion with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The pavilion completes the millpond boardwalk project begun in 2005 and allows for a continuous promenade. The new pavilion will showcase a revolving exhibit from the mill’s collection of agricultural and milling apparatus along with antique engines. “We are so excited to finally complete this project, which will enable more access to the millpond while…