“Our website currently shows $60,401. But, we have checks and cash to count, an upcoming breakfast (May 5) and long-distance shavees in Delhi, NY, and Prague, Czech Republic who are still fundraising,” local volunteer event organizer Dan Witmer told Oswego County Today. Spearheading the East European fundraiser is Witmer’s son, Brian. They have already raised more than $1,000, Brian said.
The New State Police Troop D Major Crimes Unit in Oneida continues to investigate the homicide of Rudy Allen Rothberg on November 8, 1972. Mr. Rothberg, 52, of Evans Mills in Jefferson County, New York, was employed as a truck driver for Whitaker Trucking Company located in Deposit, NY.
They approved requests to use public space for the 2018 Memorial Day Celebration as well as the annual Frederick Leighton Elementary School annual triathlon.
Operators at Exelon Generation’s Nine Mile Point Nuclear Station removed Unit 2 from service just after midnight on Sunday (April 15) to begin a planned refueling outage. More than 1,700 highly-skilled local and regional union and tradespeople are in the area to support the outage. For several weeks, they will fill nearby hotels to capacity and bolster local businesses during a typically slower tourism period.
Phillip Cady has announced his candidacy for Oswego County Sheriff and is currently seeking the endorsement of the Republican and Conservative parties. Cady recently retired as a Sergeant – Station Commander from the New York State Police with more than 20 years of law enforcement experience which also included time with the cities of Fulton and Oswego police
Mike Hogan has been named Assistant Golf Professional at Oswego Country Club, it was announced today (April 18). Hogan, a native Oswegonian, joins OCC’s new PGA Head Golf Professional Ryne Varney’s staff.
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Between all the winter melting snow, and unusually wet start to spring, Fulton Speedway officials have decided to move April 21 Test & Tune until April 24. Gates will open at 4:30 p.m. with cars hitting the speedway at 5:30 p.m. Practice is open to any car that runs on dirt. Pit is $20 with the main grandstand free for the fans.
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Twenty-two Phoenix Central School District students were honored recently for their volunteerism during the President’s Youth Service Awards ceremony. The annual dinner and awards presentation, held at the Phoenix Veterans of Foreign Wars Post, recognizes students who complete 300, 500 or 1,000-plus hours of community service.
The NAMM Foundation has recognized the Mexico Academy and Central School District as one of the Best Communities for Music Education for 2018.
The timberdoodle, also known as the American woodcock, advertises courtship intentions by strutting about a singing ground and emitting a series of nasal peents.
For the eighth year in a row, the Phoenix Central School District’s music program earned national recognition as one of the Best Communities for Music Education.
On Thursday, April 12, 2018, in the Oswego County Legislative Chambers, the Oswego County Legislative body passed resolution # 4. The significance of this resolution is that it approved the hiring of a firm from Saratoga Springs to come to Oswego County and train up to 50 county employees a course called “Basics of Grant Writing.”
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From a child using a book that opens their imagination, to a job seeker learning the skills needed to enter the workforce, libraries have long been the foundation of our local communities. However, just as times have changed, so have the needs of our public libraries and the demands of their patrons.
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This report courtesy of the Oswego County Department of Community Development, Tourism and Planning. Lake Ontario report: Anglers are getting their boats ready and hoping this weather pattern turns around soon. When conditions allow, anglers are finding a brown trout bite trolling with stickbaits or spoons near shore. Oswego River report: The water flow continues
Las Marias is the last village on the Rio Platano River in Honduras. Beyond Las Marias there is only the rainforest. John and I, with our son and guides, traveled for many hours from the coast up the Rio Platano to Las Marias in a motorized dugout. The forest looked untouched with just a few long-legged egrets now and then. The only human we saw was a man in a dugout loaded with bananas heading down river.
THIS IS THE FULL WEEK LISTING Oswego Cinema 7 4/13/2018 – 4/15/2018 A QUIET PLACE 11:00A 1:15P 3:30P BLOCKERS 11:45A 2:30P 5:00P I CAN ONLY IMAGINE 1:50P 6:50P 9:25P ISLE OF DOGS 11:55A 2:45P 5:15P RAMPAGE 11:40A 2:20P 4:50P RAMPAGE 3D 9:50P READY PLAYER ONE 1:00P 4:00P 7:00P SHERLOCK GNOMES 11:20A 4:30P TRUTH OR DARE