By Debra J. Groom People around Oswego County are pouring onto social media leaving tributes for Vincent R. Caravan, former publisher and owner of The Valley News. Caravan, 91, died Sunday at his Fulton home. By Sunday night, photos were posted on Facebook of old times at The Valley News and former employees and others(…)
Vincent R. Caravan, 91, of Fulton, died Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013 at his home of apparent heart failure. He was the publisher of The Valley News from 1972 until 2010 when ownership of the newspaper was taken over by The Scotsman Press. A native of Pottsville, Pennsylvania, he was born September 18, 1922, the sixth(…)
Look for districts that are highlighted in black — those are the contested races. Those with the largest numbers of votes from Tuesday’s balloting have two asterisks before their name. Many close races will be decided after recounts and counting of absentee ballots. So far there are a number of close races in the Oswego(…)
A military exhibit is planned during the Oswego Elks Veterans Day dinner from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Friday Nov. 8 at the Elks Lodge, 132 W. Fifth St., Oswego. The exhibit is open to the public and is sponsored by the Oswego Elks and Vashaw’s Collision Service.
Check back here tonight for election results. We will be posting results for contested races as they come in to the Oswego County Board of Elections. Results will be posted once 100 percent of the vote is in from the various legislative district, cities or towns. We also will keep an eye on the state(…)
Get out and vote today at your polling place. All of the county legislators are up for election this year and there’s an election for county treasurer. Also, most towns have elections for town board members, town clerks and town justices. A number of towns also have referendums concerning changing the length of term for(…)
SUNY Oswego’s Mentor-Scholar program, thanks to support from Artswego, brought six students from the Oswego school district to the final performance of the college production “Fahrenheit 451.” Mentor-Scholar matches college mentors with middle and high school students from seventh-grade to ninth-grade in an afterschool setting and provides opportunities to visit and explore campus. The SUNY(…)
Oswego County Head Start Pre-K continues to accept applications for the 2013-2014 program year. The program enrolls three- and four-year-old children and is provided at no cost to families. Head Start’s goal is promoting school readiness through a variety of learning materials and developmentally appropriate opportunities that assist children in developing academically, socially, and emotionally.(…)