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Commemorating Big Sandy

Paul Lear, left, site manager of Fort Ontario State Historic Site, traveled up Big Sandy Creek to join in the Henderson Historical Society’s commemoration ceremony of the Battle of Big Sandy. Pictured with him are Peter Sterbak (center) of Fort Ontario and Chris Rotunno of the Oswego Yacht Club. This year marks the bicentennial of the Battle of Oswego at Fort Ontario, which was followed by the Battle of Big Sandy and the Great Cable Carry. For more commemoration events, visit www.fortontario.com or www.hendersonhistoricalsociety.com. Photo by Charlene Cole, Sandy Creek Town Historian
Paul Lear, left, site manager of Fort Ontario State Historic Site, traveled up Big Sandy Creek to join in the Henderson Historical Society’s commemoration ceremony of the Battle of Big Sandy. Pictured with him are Peter Sterbak (center) of Fort Ontario and Chris Rotunno of the Oswego Yacht Club. This year marks the bicentennial of the Battle of Oswego at Fort Ontario, which was followed by the Battle of Big Sandy and the Great Cable Carry. For more commemoration events, visit www.fortontario.com or www.hendersonhistoricalsociety.com. Photo by Charlene Cole, Sandy Creek Town Historian

Water chestnut pull set for July 12

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.
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. Continue reading

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Grandmas are handy

I’ve been to a few birthday parties lately and I think that I have learned a few things.

I’ve learned that grandmas are really handy to have around when it comes to birthday parties. First of all, they really know how to wrap presents. After all, they have had a lot of experience.   Continue reading