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19 Oswego County children attend sheriffs’ summer camp

Nineteen children from Oswego County are attending the state Sheriff’s Association Summer Camp in Penn Yan in Yates County, Oswego County Sheriff Reuel A. Todd said this week.

The Sheriffs’ Summer Camp is designed to provide a solid recreational program combined with the development of a sense of good citizenship.  This will mark the 37th year of the camp’s operation.

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Donkey saga continues in Oswego County

By Debra J. Groom

A legal case involving Oswego County, three sheriff’s deputies, four Granby residents and four donkeys may have reached a settlement.

The Oswego County Legislature recently authorized Legislature Chairman Kevin Gardner to execute a settlement in a case brought by Henry and Betty Suhr, Paul White and Darlene Franke against the county and three Oswego County sheriff’s deputies.

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Music fun at the Hannibal Senior Dining Center

Bob Simmons recently entertained on his accordian at the Hannibal Senior Dining and Activities Center.  The center is a program of Oswego County Opportunities and is partially supported by the Oswego County Office for the Aging, the New York State Office for the Aging, and the United Way of Greater Oswego. The center is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Call Center Manager Rosemary Kellogg at 564-5471 for information or luncheon reservations.
Bob Simmons recently entertained on his accordian at the Hannibal Senior Dining and Activities Center. The center is a program of Oswego County Opportunities and is partially supported by the Oswego County Office for the Aging, the New York State Office for the Aging, and the United Way of Greater Oswego. The center is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Call Center Manager Rosemary Kellogg at 564-5471 for information or luncheon reservations.

Look for August opening of revamped Broadway bridge

Work continues on the rehabilitation of the Broadway bridge in downtown Fulton.

Gene Cilentro of the state Department of Transportation said the northside deck has been poured and continues to cure. The decorative railing was poured Thursday and Friday and then it must cure over the course of a few weeks.

“The project is 85 percent to 90 percent done,” Cilento said.

He said the sidewalks will be the last parts of the project to be done. The sidewalk on the north side will be done first and then lamp posts will be installed.

Cilento said one that sets, the full four lanes will open and then the sidewalk on the south side will go, probably in mid- to late August.

The new sidewalk has a cure time as well.