The Oswego Valley Railroad Museum, located on the corner of West First and Lake streets near the harbor, is open to the public from noon to 5 p.m. every weekend until Labor Day. Continue reading
Dear Porky and Buddy,
I can’t go through my woods without gallons of Roundup because they are so infested with poison ivy and I am highly allergic.
If I even look at it I seem to get it, but my dogs run around in the woods all the time. It doesn’t seem to bother them at all.
Should I be worried?
P.S. I’m just kidding about the gallons of Roundup. It’s only a few quarts.
By state Sen. Patricia Ritchie
Did you know that Lyme disease can be caused by an insect as small as a poppy seed?
Lyme disease, an infection caused by a bacteria spread by the bite on an infected tick, is particularly prevalent in our area of the state — and that’s why we need to take extra caution to protect ourselves from this serious risk. Continue reading
By state Assemblyman Will Barclay
The implementation of the Common Core Learning Standards was easily the most talked about issue in K-12 education this year.
The Common Core is an initiative adopted by most states, including New York, that, in theory, is supposed to set new educational standards that will ensure all students are on track for college and career readiness. Continue reading
Col. Harold Youmans, U.S. Army Retired, will present an illustrated lecture entitled “Eight Days in May, the British Raid at Oswego, New York,” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 16 (today) in the Enlisted Men’s Barracks at old Fort Ontario. Continue reading
Here are local students who have either graduated or been named to the dean’s lists at various colleges: Continue reading
This is the 83rd season for Kiwanis baseball in Fulton. The 2014 Kiwanis baseball season continues through the end of the week of Aug. 4. There are five different leagues.
The T-Ball League (eligible to boys and girls ages 4-6), the Grasshopper Minor League (Coaches and Umpires pitch in this league which is eligible to boys ages 7-9) and the Grasshopper Major League (eligible for boys ages 10-12).
Girls softball will have two leagues. In the Minors, coaches and umpires pitch in this league to girls ages 7-9. Girls ages 10-12 are eligible to participate in the Major League.
Photos by Rob Tetro
Pathfinder Fish & Game is hosting a Ladies Rule the Range Day from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 26. Continue reading