“Old Barn at Sunset” painting is the subject of the next oil painting class for beginners at CNY Arts Center. Taught by Bonnie McClellan, no experience is required but pre-registration is required. All materials are provided. For more information or to register, please go to www.CNYArtsCenter.com or call 598-2787.
Summer classes are now forming for a series of classes with Bonnie McClellan.
No experience is required for these classes. Students will complete a painting during the class as the instructor paints alongside, step by step teaching brush strokes and techniques.
Camper Eve MacDonald prepares a gourd for painting during Arty Camp last year. CNY Arts Center is gearing up for a full summer of art classes for children of all ages. For class and camp information and registration, visit www.CNYArtsCenter.com or call 592-3373.
Time to get imaginations fired up for a summer of art fun at CNY Arts Center located in the Methodist Church at 357 State St.
Registrations are now open for camp and all summer classes. Continue reading
Shyla Alvarado hugs her puppy dog at the Teddy Bear picnic. The yearly picnic celebrates first graders for their reading achievements and participation in the Accelerated Reader program.
Submitted by Oswego County BOCES
First-graders at Fairgrieve Elementary in Fulton recently attended a special reading celebration.
School Librarian Barb Senecal honored first-grade students for their reading achievements and their participation in the Accelerated Reader program this school year. Continue reading
Pen pals Mason Fuller, left from Lanigan, and Tyler Ditton, right from Volney, pose after tossing around a football during the annual pen pal picnic.
Second-grade students at Lanigan Elementary in Fulton recently made a trip to Volney Elementary on the other side of Fulton to meet, greet, play and eat.
The pen pal picnic, held yearly between Rauri Downes’ class at Volney and Terry Merritt’s class at Lanigan, was an opportunity for the two classes to meet face to face for the first time. Continue reading
OCO Nutrition Services celebrates its 40th anniversary. Pictured above, are staff members looking back at 40 years of memories and photos. Seated from left are: Bridget Dolbear, program coordinator for OCO Senor Nutrition Services, and Amy Roland, director, OCO Nutrition Services. Standing from left are: Lori Halstead, food service coordinator; and Christine Parks, support services manager.
When Congress enacted the Older Americans Act to address the social services needs of older people, it was seen as a major vehicle for promoting the delivery of social services to seniors.
Its mission was to help older people maintain maximum independence in their homes and communities and to promote a continuum of care for the vulnerable elderly.
For close to a century, the Oswego branch of the Erie Canal ran adjacent to the Oswego River and was an important part of the historic waterway.
Only remnants of that canal exist today.