“It’s never too early to think safety. The calendar may say winter begins on December 21, but snow emergencies can take place in October. That’s why it makes sense to prepare for it now,” Dale Currier, director of the Oswego County Emergency Management Office said. “I urge residents to prepare their families and their property for the winter months ahead by taking some simple, common-sense steps today.”
Officers from Oswego High School’s National Honor Society chapter were invited to a special ceremony on Sept. 21 at the Safe Haven Holocaust Refugee Shelter Museum, where U.S. Rep. John Katko helped the students and Oswego community celebrate the passage of the Fort Ontario Study Act.
On this National POW/MIA Recognition Day 2018 (Sept 21,) the Fulton Veterans Council hosted a remembrance ceremony for all Prisoners of War (POW) and Missing in Action (MIA) service members as well as all victims of September 11, 2001. As speakers took to the podium one by one to pay tribute to all POW/MIA service members, a special guest in the audience was preparing to deliver some positive news.
In April 2016, dozens of Kingsford Park Elementary School students marched to City Hall to advocate for a new and safer playground at the park adjacent to their school. Today (September 21), they saw the results of their efforts. Mayor Billy Barlow officially opened the brand new Kingsford Park School playground with a ribbon cutting event with school administrators, staff, students and many others.
New codes targeting non-owner occupied rental properties will set regulations that allow only curtains or blinds to be hung in windows (no blankets, towels, etc.,) matching exterior paint and siding, and proper storage of garbage receptacales, among many others.
The children have gone back to school and most people have used up their vacation time during the summer. So, now is a good time to travel. Places are less crowded and some prices start to fall. And, in Europe the winter weather hasn’t set in.
Oswego Cinema 7 9/21/2018 – 9/23/2018 A SIMPLE FAVOR R 11:35A 2:20P 5:00P 7:40P 10:20P CRAZY RICH ASIANS PG13 4:20P 7:00P HOUSE WITH A CLOCK PG 11:40A 2:10P 4:40P 7:10P
On September 26 at 4:30 p.m., the Oswego Board of Education’s Audit Committee will hold a meeting. This meeting will be held in the Education Center conference room.
Nineteen local independent bookstores have come together to create a unique shopping experience. Included on the tour are Oswego’s Time & Again Books and Tea on East Utica Street and The River’s End Bookstore on West Bridge Street.
Five students taking classes through the CiTi/BOCES held at the Oswego Public Library recently obtained their high school equivalency (GED) diplomas.
Keke is an awesome long-haired torti! Please adopt her. She is great with kids and babies, but has not been introduced to dogs yet and there are no cats in her foster home, so she will need some adjustment in her new home. But she is so sweet and gentle and snuggly that we are confident about her fitting right in.
Recently, I attended my first town hall meeting, where I heard Dana Balter speak about her election campaign to represent the 24th Congressional District, which covers four counties: Cayuga, Wayne, Onondaga, and parts of my county, Oswego. Attending the meeting was a big step for me, but I’m glad I went.
One of the biggest legislative challenges in Albany is making sure that there is parity in state spending between Upstate and Downstate New York. This is particularly challenging when it comes to transportation spending. New York City relies primarily on mass transit for its transportation needs. In Upstate, our primary mode of transportation is our cars. Accordingly, the needs of each region tend to be very different.
Otto Sitterly put an exclamation point on an incredible season at the Oswego Speedway on Sunday night, adding a fifth International Classic 200 win to the eighth Novelis supermodified track championship he’d earned just two weeks ago. Sitterly finished the 2018 season winning five of the final seven races, including the last three on Oswego’s schedule.
It’s that time of the year. The ever-growing Fulton Youth Basketball league is holding sign ups for the 2018-2019 season. Registration is open to all youth in any school district in grades pre-kindergarten through sixth.
Less than two weeks it’s one of the crown jewels in Northeast Motorsports, the Fulton Speedway 33rd Annual Outlaw 200 Weekend presented by SUNY Canton on September 28-29. Even though the Fulton Speedway Outlaw 200 Weekend partnership with SUNY Canton is ending, this is a time for celebration.
This report courtesy of the Oswego County Department of Community Development, Tourism and Planning. Lake Ontario report: As the lake season begins to wind down you often hear “what a season it has been.” Salmon are staging just off the tributaries as they begin to make their way into the rivers and streams. Several boats