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Slosek named new Oswego city historian

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Mayor Thomas W. Gillen of Oswego has chosen Mark J. Slosek as new city historian.

Slosek is a retired school administrator and former American history teacher, whose career in public education spanned 39 years of service with the Fulton school district.  

He received his bachelor’s in history and education from Niagara University and a master’s in history and a certificate of advanced study in school administration from SUNY Oswego.  Continue reading

News in Brief: Yoberry opens, free movies

 The grand opening for Yoberry Frozen Yogurt Bar in Oswego is Sunday June 15.

Hours are 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. The new store is at 250 W. Seneca St., Oswego and serves 160 different flavors of frozen yogurt and 60 different toppings. 

The business also offers a reward program — for every dollar spent, a patron gets one point. For 40 points, the patron gets a free 8-ounce frozen yogurt. Continue reading

The Sportsman’s World

By Leon Archer

I suspect every sportsman who has ever owned a trailer – boat, camper, utility, or whatever – has experienced the occasional times when the lights simply refuse to cooperate. 

Other things can go wrong with the various trailers, but light problems probably make up 90 percent of all the frustrations. I have had my share of run-ins with lights that were intent on spoiling my day.  Continue reading

Oswego Health, Menter Ambulance team to make senior citizens safer

In this photo, assisting seniors at Fulton’s Towpath Towers complete the medication forms are from left, Tracie DeSantis and Niki Samuels, both of Menter Ambulances. The mediation forms were developed by the local ambulance company and Oswego Health.
In this photo, assisting seniors at Fulton’s Towpath Towers complete the medication forms are from left, Tracie DeSantis and Niki Samuels, both of Menter Ambulance. The mediation forms were developed by the local ambulance company and Oswego Health.

Oswego Health and Menter Ambulance Service, along with Lifeline and the Oswego County Falls Prevention Coalition, recently teamed up to offer a safety program for Fulton seniors.

The program was held at senior living facilities, as well as during the senior lunch program at the Fulton Municipal Building. Continue reading