News in brief: Rummage sale, GRB ’94 reunion, Stomp Out Stigma, and Phoenix Community Band

The Lamson Grange is having a rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday May 30 and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday May 31.

Lunch and baked goods will be available daily.

Lamson Grange is located at 9108 Fenner Road, Lysander, corner of Lamson Road and Fenner Road.


The G. Ray Bodley Class of 1994 will celebrate its 20-year reunion at 5 p.m. July 26 at the Polish Home in Fulton.

The committee is collecting mailing addresses for invitations. Many addresses have already been collected and the committee has begun to mail invitations.

If you would like an invitation or know an alum from the Class of 1994 who would like an invitation, please send their name and address to by May 31.


The Central New York Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is hosting a country music fundraiser at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 31, at the American Foundry in Oswego.

Tickets are $30 in advance and $40 at the door. The event will feature line dancing lessons, barbecue, live music by Driftwater, a DJ and a live auction, which will feature two tickets to see Brad Paisley at the New York State Fair.

All proceeds from the event will benefit the foundation.

To purchase advance-sale tickets, visit The event is sponsored by country music station WOLF 105.1.


The Phoenix Community Band, under the direction of Dave Frateschi, will present its annual Spring Concert at 7 p.m.  June 2 in the John C. Birdlebough High School auditorium in Phoenix.

Now in its 11th year of providing free concerts to CNY audiences, the band continues to attract new members and maintain high musical standards.

Anyone who has followed the band knows the Phoenix Community Band does not repeat much music year to year, and this concert will be all new pieces for the band including everything from movie themes to classic band compositions to circus marches.

As usual, admission is free, though donations are always welcome.


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