“Madame Guimaraes is a legendary woman in Oswego history, with a rags to riches tale,” said Justin White, OCHS board trustee and Oswego County Historian. Local author Ann Callaghan Allen profiles the businesswoman’s story in “The Extraordinary Life and Tragic Death of Madame Malvina Guimaraes.”
New York Sea Grant will host a Managing Great Lakes Residential Shorelines workshop for the owners of residential property along the shoreline of Oswego, Cayuga, Wayne and Monroe counties on June 13 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Fair Haven Beach State Park, Sabin Hall, 14985 State Park Road, Sterling, NY.
The Administrative Services Committee gave a favorable recommendation Monday night to Mayor Billy Barlow’s request for council approval to execute a grant agreement with the state. “This is $600,000 we set aside to help small businesses downtown, Mayor Barlow said. He’ll host two informational sessions on Tuesday (May 22); one from 5 to 6 p.m. and the other from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Oswego Canal Commons Conference Room at 197 W. First St. The public is invited.
U.S. Rep. John Katko today (May 21) announced the creation of two education advisory boards in order to gain valuable input on legislative priorities from Central New York educators. The first advisory board is focused on primary and secondary education throughout Wayne, Cayuga, Onondaga, and Oswego counties. The second is focused on higher education and includes representatives from every higher education facility in the district.
A truckload of flags pulled into Mount Adnah Cemetery as dozens of volunteers braved the rain to place flags on the graves of veterans and fallen fire and police department members.
Following what has seemed to be one of the longest winters in recent memory, Oswego Speedway will finally be back in action May 26 for the track’s 68th annual season opener presented by Holiday Inn Express & Suites in Oswego.
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Canale Insurance and Accounting is returning to the Oswego Speedway in 2018 as the sponsor of the yellow flag. Every time the yellow flies it will be the Canale Insurance and Accounting Yellow Flag. Owner Dave Canale said it’s a program they started last year, and have been very pleased with its success.
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A handful of teachers recently attended a BreakoutEDU activity, led by Librarian Tiffany Carpenter, to find out how the school’s promotion of the Leader in Me initiative may lead students to fun and exciting ways to better understand academic lessons.
The event was the culmination of weeks of research and hard work as students showcased their work to parents, friends, community members and a panel of judges.
Mexico Elementary School students recently took a step back in time when they visited an 1800s schoolhouse, located on the grounds of their sister school in Palermo.
Celebration season is in full swing at Mexico High School and with that has come stern warnings of the danger that may follow poor choices. Just ahead of the school’s recent prom, Principal Ryan Lanigan’s message of safely having fun resonated with juniors and seniors who attended an assembly following Grim Reaper Day.
This month, Albany was hit with yet another scandal when Attorney General Eric Schneiderman resigned only hours after it was reported that several women had made accusations that he had been physically abusive to them. While, as far as we know, the allegations are not related to his official duties, due to the seriousness of the claims a quick resignation was wholly appropriate and a full investigation needs to be undertaken. In the meantime, the question of who will replace Schneiderman has preoccupied Albany.
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Across our state, there are rural communities that struggle to provide access to quality health care, due to the challenge of not attracting doctors, nurses and others in the medical field. Upon graduation, many medical professionals are reluctant to establish themselves in rural areas for several reasons, including large student loan debts and a lower salary than those in urban and suburban settings. In fact, according to the New York State Department of Health, 46 percent of the state’s health professional shortage areas fall in rural counties.
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This report courtesy of the Oswego County Department of Community Development, Tourism and Planning. Lake Ontario report: According to Capt. Andy Bliss on Cold Steel Fishing Charters: A little tip for when you are faced with very turbid/dirty water. Switch to brighter baits and larger baits. We were presented with mud water Sunday so I
Theatre Du Jour is proud to present this play of monologues and ensemble pieces about women, clothes and memory covering all the important subjects – mothers, prom dresses, mothers, buying bras, mothers, hating purses and why we only wear black.
Think Maine! People who visit Maine for the first time leave planning their next visit. The choice of places to stay is many from backwoods camping to cozy inns to all-inclusive resorts. Reserve accommodations early during high season.