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Getting ready for motherhood

A stitch in time - Jessica Heindorf (r) assists Kati Batchelor (l) with sewing a double-ring sling for securely carrying a newborn or toddler. The activity was part of a baby shower for expectant mothers in the community. Sponsored by Oswego County Opportunities OPTIONS and WIC programs, Cornell Cooperative Extension, the Oswego County Breastfeeding Coalition, Mother Earth Baby and the Oswego Hospital, the event featured presentations on the expectations of motherhood and the benefits of breastfeeding, as well as education and discussion regarding nutrition throughout pregnancy and while breastfeeding and what to expect while in the hospital for delivery. For more information, visit the main office located at the OCO Oswego Health Center, 10 George St., Oswego from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday or call 343-1311, or toll free (888) 730-3803.
A stitch in time – Jessica Heindorf (r) assists Kati Batchelor (l) with sewing a double-ring sling for securely carrying a newborn or toddler. The activity was part of a baby shower for expectant mothers in the community. Sponsored by Oswego County Opportunities OPTIONS and WIC programs, Cornell Cooperative Extension, the Oswego County Breastfeeding Coalition, Mother Earth Baby and the Oswego Hospital, the event featured presentations on the expectations of motherhood and the benefits of breastfeeding, as well as education and discussion regarding nutrition throughout pregnancy and while breastfeeding and what to expect while in the hospital for delivery. For more information, visit the main office located at the OCO Oswego Health Center, 10 George St., Oswego from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday or call 343-1311, or toll free (888) 730-3803.

County employees support book drive

Employees of the Oswego County Probation Department collaborated with employees for other departments at the Oswego County Public Safety Center to collect books for the United Way of Greater Oswego County and the Literacy Coalition of Oswego County in the annual Children’s Book Drive. Employees collected and donated a number of children’s books that will be distributed to children during the Oswego Independence Day Parade. From left are: Diane Breen, Shannon Perkins, Silvan Johnson, Christina Kurzban, Lu Anne Jerrett-Hofmann, Robin Burdick, Lois Luber, resource development director with the United Way, and Sue Ann Donatella.
Employees of the Oswego County Probation Department collaborated with employees for other departments at the Oswego County Public Safety Center to collect books for the United Way of Greater Oswego County and the Literacy Coalition of Oswego County in the annual Children’s Book Drive. Employees collected and donated a number of children’s books that will be distributed to children during the Oswego Independence Day Parade. From left are: Diane Breen, Shannon Perkins, Silvan Johnson, Christina Kurzban, Lu Anne Jerrett-Hofmann, Robin Burdick, Lois Luber, resource development director with the United Way, and Sue Ann Donatella.

Campus Center to be named for Nunzio and Lorraine Marano

The Campus Center at SUNY Oswego. The SUNY  Board of Trustees on Tuesday June 17 unanimously approved naming the center after Nunzio and Lorraine Marano.
The Campus Center at SUNY Oswego. The SUNY Board of Trustees on Tuesday June 17 unanimously approved naming the center after Nunzio and Lorraine Marano.

Submitted by SUNY Oswego

The Campus Center at SUNY Oswego will be named for the late Nunzio and Lorraine Marano.

The State University of New York Board of Trustees Tuesday unanimously approved naming the Campus Center after the couple. Continue reading

Oswego County Health Clinics scheduled

Submitted by Oswego County

The Oswego County Health Department offers a variety of services to all residents of Oswego County, including preventive health services, certified home health care, long-term home health care, certified hospice, and a maternal and child health program.

The health department accepts cash or checks for payment. The department does not accept credit or debit cards.

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Hannibal Boy Scouts dedicate welcome sign

Hannibal Boy Scout Troop 780 dedicated the new Welcome Sign in Hannibal on Memorial Day. Life Scout Nate LaRock, pictured with the sign, constructed the sign as his Eagle project. The sign is located on land owned by Dick Patane in front of Freedom Real Estate. Nate worked with Hannibal town supervisor Ron Greenleaf, Jack and Faye Beckwith and Patane for location of the sign. Planning and construction of the sign took about 14 months. Michael LaRock, Nate’s dad, and Ted Pittsley of Oswego Valley Millwork helped with the sign layout and fabrication. Dan Carroll of Fulton assisted with landscape design. Sherwin-Williams paints in Oswego donated the paint and wood sealer. Nate applied for and was granted a Lowes Eagle Project program $100 gift card, which he used to purchase the bricks. D-K Manufacturing in Fulton helped with transporting materials to the site.Travis Floral shop in Hannibal assisted with selection of perennials.
Hannibal Boy Scout Troop 780 dedicated the new Welcome Sign in Hannibal on Memorial Day. Life Scout Nate LaRock, pictured with the sign, constructed the sign as his Eagle project. The sign is located on land owned by Dick Patane in front of Freedom Real Estate. Nate worked with Hannibal town supervisor Ron Greenleaf, Jack and Faye Beckwith and Patane for location of the sign. Planning and construction of the sign took about 14 months. Michael LaRock, Nate’s dad, and Ted Pittsley of Oswego Valley Millwork helped with the sign layout and fabrication. Dan Carroll of Fulton assisted with landscape design. Sherwin-Williams paints in Oswego donated the paint and wood sealer. Nate applied for and was granted a Lowes Eagle Project program $100 gift card, which he used to purchase the bricks. D-K Manufacturing in Fulton helped with transporting materials to the site.Travis Floral shop in Hannibal assisted with selection of perennials.