Caroga Arts Collective gets $1M state grant toward amphitheater at Sherman’s Amusement Park

Caroga Arts Collective gets $1M state grant toward amphitheater at Sherman’s Amusement Park

CAROGA LAKE — The Caroga Arts Collective got a nice surprise at the end of the state’s fiscal year: A $1 million grant toward its amphitheater project at the old Sherman’s Amusement Park.The grant was the maximum amount among 116 capital awards totaling $20 million announced March 31 by the New York State Council on the Arts. It will help the organization further along  its efforts to repurpose the century-old community landmark.CAC Executive Director MaryKate Farber said Wednesday the grant was a very welcome boost. She said it wasn’t immediately clear why the project received so much assistance — only…
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