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On target – Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oswego County announced the dates for its annual Shooting Sports Program. This program is open to all girls and boys ages 12-19 who are interested in archery and muzzleloading. Pictured is a participant last year as he takes aim on his target with muzzleloading rifle.

Shooting Sports Program to be held this summer

On target – Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oswego County announced the dates for its annual Shooting Sports Program. This program is open to all girls and boys ages 12-19 who are interested in archery and muzzleloading. Pictured is a participant last year as he takes aim on his target with muzzleloading rifle.

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oswego County is accepting registrations into its Shooting Sports Program.

This program is open to all girls and boys ages 12-19 who are interested in archery and muzzleloading.

The program will be conducted as a five-week course concluding with a field day.

Each discipline meets once a week at an Oswego County Sportsman Club.
Archery will be held Tuesday nights from 6 to 8 p.m. at Deerslayers Bowmen Association on Route 104 in southwest Oswego.

Shotgun will be held Wednesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. at Leatherstocking Club in New Haven.

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Lawsuit against Oswego County clerk hits snag

by Carol Thompson

There was a hearing held Wednesday in the matter of a case against Oswego County Clerk George Williams but the plaintiff’s attorney said he had no idea a hearing had been scheduled.

Attorney Scott Chatfield, who represents APS Information Systems in a case against Williams, said late Wednesday that he had no idea a hearing had been scheduled until he received a telephone call from Oswego County Supreme Court Judge Norman Seiter asking why he wasn’t in court.

APS is suing Williams for his policy of charging fees to research criminal court records. State law allows a $5 fee to be charged for each name searched for every two years provided the search is certified. APS alleges that Williams has been charging for all searches, including those that are not certified.

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Second-place finish – The Oswego Clearview Squirt hockey team, pictured, traveled to SUNY Morrisville recently to compete in the season-ending John Abbott Memorial (JAM) Tournament. The team capped off a successful 21-13-4 year by making it to the tournament championship, before falling to Camillus 1 by the score of 2-0.

Oswego Squirts reach title game in JAM Tournament

Second-place finish – The Oswego Clearview Squirt hockey team, pictured, traveled to SUNY Morrisville recently to compete in the season-ending John Abbott Memorial (JAM) Tournament. The team capped off a successful 21-13-4 year by making it to the tournament championship, before falling to Camillus 1 by the score of 2-0.

The Oswego Clearview Squirt hockey team traveled to SUNY Morrisville recently to compete in the season-ending John Abbott Memorial (JAM) Tournament.

The team capped off a successful 21-13-4 year by making it to the tournament championship, before falling to Camillus 1 by the score of 2-0.

The Oswego Squirts defeated Camillus 2 5-1, defeated Fulton 4-1, lost to Valley 6-1, and defeated Camillus 1 2-1 to garner a tournament high 12.5 points in the five-point scoring system to  advance to the championship.

“Our coaches couldn’t be more proud of the way our team played in this tournament and throughout the season,” Oswego Head Coach Eric Koproski said of his team. “The strides that these kids made and the work ethic they showed in every game and practice were tremendous.”

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First goal of the tournament – The CNY Warriors ended season play with a second place finish in Scottsville’s March Madness Tournament. The Warriors competed in the A division, falling to Scottsville 4-2 in the championship. The team defeated Monroe County, Rochester, and Scottsville earlier in the tournament. Pictured is Tyler Calverase, who scored the first goal of the tournament in the game against Monroe County.

CNY Warriors place second in March Madness tournament

First goal of the tournament – The CNY Warriors ended season play with a second place finish in Scottsville’s March Madness Tournament. The Warriors competed in the A division, falling to Scottsville 4-2 in the championship. The team defeated Monroe County, Rochester, and Scottsville earlier in the tournament. Pictured is Tyler Calverase, who scored the first goal of the tournament in the game against Monroe County.

The CNY Warriors ended season play with a second place finish in Scottsville’s March Madness Tournament.

The Warriors competed in the A division, falling to Scottsville 4-2 in the championship.

CNY 5, Monroe County 0: Warrior Tyler Calverase got the scoring started late in the first period, skating the puck in and roofing the shot.

In the second period, CNY’s Billy Greene made good on an attempt made by Asher Zych. Warrior Caleb Clarke landed a shot from the blue line mid-third period.

Greene bounced one in, thanks to a pass from Alec Caroccio before Derek Morgia sent the puck in off the goalie’s mitt, Greene assisting.

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Hannibal Central School District kindergarten registration dates slated

Kindergarten registration for the Hannibal Central School District is scheduled for Thursday and Friday, April 12 and 13 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at the Fairley Elementary School.

Parents or guardians must bring the child’s birth certificate, immunization records and custody paperwork, if applicable.

Children will be screened at a later date; their attendance is not necessary for registration.  Parents will be asked to sign up for a screening appointment at registration.

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-Valley News photos by Nicole Reitz

Stained glass windows at Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church restored

-Valley News photo by Nicole Reitz

Several stained glass windows were reinstalled Thursday morning at the Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church in Volney.

The church, built in 1870, houses several panels.

The three front windows, called the Community Window, has undergone a complete re-leading and cleaning by the Brennan Stained Glass Studio of Syracuse.

Members of the church will see the refurbished windows for the first time during tomorrow’s sermon.

Amy Tressider considers run for New York State Senate

by Carol Thompson

Oswego County Legislator Amy Tresidder said Thursday that she is considering a run for the New York State Senate seat currently held by Patty Ritchie.

Tresidder said she has filed with the Board of Elections for a spot on the ballot for the 48th Senate District.

“I am strongly considering challenging her,” Tresidder said of her prospective bid against incumbent Ritchie. “I have not yet made an official announcement.”
Tresidder said she has the support of the three counties that encompass the district: Oswego, St. Lawrence and Jefferson.

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