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Class of 2014 graduates from Birdlebough High

All Phoenix graduation photos by Debra J. Groom

Valedictorian Ian Evans’ speech:

If school was a game, we won.

I would like to take a moment to welcome everyone to the class of 2014 graduation. Superintendent Belfield, Principal Molloy, Mr. Rudy and the members of the Board of Education, fellow students, parents, family and friends, we are extremely grateful that you are able to join us to celebrate this milestone in our lives.

Looking back on our journey, we can see how much we have really changed.  Continue reading

St. Mary’s Bazaar begins July 11

St. Mary of the Assumption Church, 103 W. Seventh St, Oswego, will host its annual Parish Bazaar from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, July 11; 5 to 10 p.m. Saturday, July 12; and 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday, July 13 . The rain date is Monday, July 14.  Pictured above are the Rev. John F. Hogan, Jr. pastor of St. Mary of the Assumption Church, and Bazaar Committee Member, Daniel Capella.
St. Mary of the Assumption Church, 103 W. Seventh St, Oswego, will host its annual Parish Bazaar from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, July 11; 5 to 10 p.m. Saturday, July 12; and 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday, July 13 . The rain date is Monday, July 14. Pictured above are the Rev. John F. Hogan, Jr. pastor of St. Mary of the Assumption Church, and Bazaar Committee Member, Daniel Capella.

St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church, 103 W. Seventh St., Oswego, is having its annual Parish Bazaar July 11, 12 and 13, with a rain date of July 14.   Continue reading

Oswego Hospital patients now can view their records online

Dr. Renato Mandanas of Oswego Hospital and Barry Ryle check out the new patient portal at Oswego Hospital.
Dr. Renato Mandanas of Oswego Hospital and Barry Ryle check out the new patient portal at Oswego Hospital.

Submitted by Oswego Health

Oswego Hospital will unveil its patient portal Tuesday, July 1.

This will give patents the capability to conveniently view their own health information from home, while away on vacation or during an appointment with their physician. Continue reading

Party store opens in Oswego

Let’s Party CNY Party Store celebrated its grand opening June 28 at 121 E. First St., Oswego. The store celebrates a new look along with new items that suit all party needs such as solid-colored balloons as well as themed balloons. Party-themed items include Mardi Gras, Pirates, Hawaiian Luau, Popcorn and Movie Night and much more. Let’s Party CNY Party Store also offers a variety of licensed character-themed tableware online at LetsPartyCNY.com such as Spongebob, Despicable Me, Transformers and Frozen. The store can also supply a variety of fun amenities for parties such as bounce houses, tents, tables, photo booths, snow cones and popcorn machines as well as costume characters for children’s parties such as Mickie Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Dora the Explorer, Ariel and many more.
Let’s Party CNY Party Store celebrated its grand opening June 28 at 121 E. First St., Oswego. The store celebrates a new look along with new items that suit all party needs such as solid-colored balloons as well as themed balloons. Party-themed items include Mardi Gras, Pirates, Hawaiian Luau, Popcorn and Movie Night and much more. Let’s Party CNY Party Store also offers a variety of licensed character-themed tableware online at LetsPartyCNY.com such as Spongebob, Despicable Me, Transformers and Frozen. The store can also supply a variety of fun amenities for parties such as bounce houses, tents, tables, photo booths, snow cones and popcorn machines as well as costume characters for children’s parties such as Mickie Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Dora the Explorer, Ariel and many more.

Porky and Buddy: What should I do when I see a service dog at work?

Dear Porky and Buddy,

I am writing to ask your opinion about something.  

I was in the library the other day and there was another patron there with a dog that was wearing a little vest that said therapy dog on it. I thought it was really cute and said hello to the dog and the woman snapped at me and told me not to talk to her dog.  

What’s with that? It’s not like they were trying to cross the street or something.  

I apologized  but she just left in a huff.  Did I really do anything wrong?

Mary Continue reading