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Ritchie

Helping Foster Children Find Their Forever Homes

Thanksgiving is the time of year when families come together to enjoy a special meal and most importantly, each other’s company. It is when people can show how grateful they are for all of life’s blessings, especially our friends and families. Unfortunately, here in the United States, far too many children are still waiting for their forever family to come along. […]

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Barclay

Volunteer Efforts Brighten Holidays, Provide Health Benefits

Volunteers are the backbone of any community organization. The causes our local volunteers support help ensure that fewer people spend Thanksgiving alone, that children have gifts to open for the holidays, and that people have warm coats and boots for the winter. These efforts provide an opportunity for people to give back while at the same time providing assistance for those in need. […]

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Letters to the Editor

Salvation Army Letter To The Oswego County Community

The Corps officers, Captain Heather Odom and Lieutenant Alberta Rakestraw, and members of the advisory board of the Oswego County Salvation Army offer their sincere thanks to several Oswego restaurateurs, members of Zonta and the Oswego Lions Club, and members of the public for their generous support of the Guest Chef Dinners of 2018. […]

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Barclay

State Archive Site Provides Online Link to the Past

One thing we should be proud of in New York is our history and because of technology, it has never been easier to learn about our past. With the advent of online archives and searchable databases, what once required a trip to the local court house or hours sifting through library archives has, in many cases, been replaced with simple keystrokes. However, knowing what to search or where to start can still be a challenge. […]

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Letters to the Editor

It’s A Matter Of Remediation

Remediation – the Act of correcting an error, fault or evil! An error is missing a grounder in baseball, or dropping a fly ball. If done in the championship game, you won’t be around next year. That is the act of correcting an error and those at fault are dealt with. […]

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Barclay

Honoring 100th Year Anniversary of Armistice

Time and again, our service men and women have defended our country’s values and put their lives at risk for the greater good. They have fought to protect our democracy and shown valor and strength in the face of conflict. They have protected our country’s freedoms so that all citizens can live under the democracy set forth in the U.S. Constitution. This Veteran’s Day marks a special milestone. It is the centennial of the Armistice, the 100 year anniversary of the agreement that ended hostilities between Allied forces and Germany in World War I. […]

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Letters to the Editor

Scott DelConte Supported Across The Political Spectrum

Most states use appointment commissions or nonpartisan elections to select judges. New York’s system risks the same politicization of the bench that we see at the national level. Luckily, voters in the Fifth Judicial District, which includes Oswego, will get a breath of fresh air when they look at their ballots this year: a judicial candidate with support from across the political spectrum. […]