Sunday, 01 October, 2023


About The Hub

The purpose of the Cranberry Lake North Shore Hub, Inc. is to own, protect, restore, operate, and maintain real property of historic and/or local significance for the use by the public so as to promote regional educational and recreational opportunities for the public and to combat community deterioration in the Cranberry Lake, New York region. In short: the Hub advocates for Cranberry Lake.

Cranberry Lake North Shore Hub, Inc. is officially recognized in NYS as a charitable corporation.  The Federal government recognizes the the Hub as an IRS 501(c)(3) charitable organization.  Contributions to the Hub are State and Federal tax deductible.

We are grateful for donations to the Cranberry Lake North Shore Hub.  Financial gifts are wonderful endorsements and provide assets for our ongoing efforts to improve the property for community use. You can make your donation on-line at Norther New York Community Foundation designating “Cranberry Lake North Shore Hub” as the named fund. Or, you can mail it to:

Northern New York Community Foundation
131 Washington Street
Watertown, NY 13601

Be sure to designate your gift for the “Cranberry Lake North Shore Hub”.

The NNYCF is also a 501(c)(3) and they will provide you with an appropriate tax receipt and a nice warm thank you on our behalf. They manage our funds which is a huge assist for a small organization.

The Hub Board of Directors is comprised of:

Scott McWharf, President
P.O. Box 699
Pennsylvania Avenue Cranberry Lake, NY 12927
Denise Barstow, Treasurer and Vice-president
P.O. Box 485
Cranberry Lake, NY 12927
Susan Smith, Secretary and Community Relations
P.O. Box 726
Cranberry Lake, NY 12927
Kay and Ron Dimon
4911 Palmer Road
Manlius, NY 13104
Bill Griffin
PO Box 615
Cranberry Lake, NY 12927
Nick Hunter
13 Fairview Avenue
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
Ed Kipp
Cranberry Lake, NY, and

There is also a core group of advisors who, in their expertise, inform and assist the board. The Advisory Board is comprised of:

Mark Friden
15 Leonard Drive
Star Lake, NY 13690
Marianne Holland
1621 Beeler Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46224

A principle of the Hub is management transparency.  Click here for the Hub’s public documents.

Click here for the Hub’s history.