With new state legislation authorizing the Department of Environmental Conservation to allow taking of big game (deer and bear) or small game by the use of a crossbow at certain times and places in New York, the DEC is now accepting public comment on proposed regulation changes so crossbows may be a legal implement for the fall 2014 hunting seasons. Continue reading
Volney Elementary School students earned recognition during a recent assembly for their positive behavior throughout the year and for being role models to their peers. Continue reading
Two fishing tournaments in Oswego County will be funded by the state through help by state Sen. Patty Ritchie.
A total of $150,000 has been secured to fund fishing tournaments and boost tourism in the Central and Northern New York regions. The funding will support 15 tournaments, including nine in St. Lawrence, four in Jefferson and two in Oswego County. Continue reading
By Rob Tetro
The Phoenix boys’ varsity track and field team is coming off a very successful 2014 season.
Phoenix had a 4-0 record in league play to earn them their first league championship since 1993. The Firebirds also had several athletes receive individual honors and accomplishments. Continue reading
By Leon Archer
If what I’ve been seeing is any indication, turkeys and grouse did well at bringing off a good hatch this spring.
Most years I will see an occasional hen turkey with her brood out near the road, but I am seeing more than usual. Continue reading
Union College – Evan States, of Phoenix, graduated with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering.
Clarkson University – Will attend this fall, Nicholas Robert Baxter of Central Square, a mechanical engineering major, who previously attended SUNY Canton; Dana L. Rowe of Mexico, a civil engineering major, who previously attended SUNY Potsdam.
Buena Vista University – Alyssa Stout, of Pulaski, graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in athletic training and exercise science. Continue reading