By Leon Archer
Working outside on really hot muggy days was never my favorite thing to do, but I put a fair amount of time into it when I was younger.
Once I became a teenager, I began to realize that this world runs on money, a lot more money than I could come up with by selling night crawlers and begging from my parents.
Pictured is Oswego County BOCES Director of Adult and Migrant Education Paul Gugel with graduating seniors Lluvia Mendoza, Alissa Gilbert, Wilmer Jimenez and Michael Egan.
Submitted by Oswego County BOCES
The Migrant Education Tutorial and Support Services Program at Oswego County BOCES recently held its annual graduation and recognition ceremony.
The Oswego County Soil and Water Conservation District is offering free mosquito larvicide kits for the general public again this year.
One free kit per homeowner is to be utilized around the perimeter area of their homes in containerized pockets of water.
Students and instructors of the Oswego County 2014 Search and Rescue Academy are, front row from left, Debbie Palm, Aaron Albrecht, Patti Ruffos, Kathleen Shumway, Erica Schreiner, Colleen Borland, and Tom Fazzio; and back row, Eric Svelland, Sharon Kitchie, Thom Benedetto, Patty Benedetto, Patrick Corbett, David Kitchie, Scott Morehouse, Joe Homola, Karl Lawton, Shawn Narrow, Glenn Charron, Scott Chubon, Tyler Pickard, Dan Arena and Roger Fox.
On Saturday, June 14, the 11 students of the county’s Search and Rescue (SAR) Academy completed their final field testing and certification, culminating classroom and field work that started in March and entailed more than 108 hours of instruction.
The United Way of Greater Oswego County’s Stuff-A-Bus Campaign received some much welcomed support recently when the Oswego Lions Club made a donation of $500.
Water chestnut plants like these will be pulled by volunteers during a water chestnut pull set for July 12 on the Salmon River Estuary near Selkirk Shores State Park. Members of the public are invited to take part in the pull.
Volunteers, river guides, and members of local environmental organizations will gather Saturday, July 12, at the Pine Grove Boat Launch near Selkirk Shores State Park for a community water chestnut pull on the Salmon River Estuary.