Course in financial literacy are scheduled for sites in Fulton and Oswego.
According to a recent national report, low basic skills in literacy and numbers are more common now in the United States than on average across participating countries. One in five adults in the U.S. have low literacy skills and nearly a third have weak number skills.
Oswego County Opportunities will bring back afterschool programs at Fulton Junior High and Kenney Middle School in Hannibal thanks to money from the state.
State officials announced Friday $10.9 million in new grants for 68 Advantage After School Programs across New York state. OCO is receiving $220,000 to provide an afterschool program at the two schools.
According to a news release from Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office, the Advantage After School Programs provide thousands of school-age children with youth development opportunities for three hours at the end of each school day. Continue reading →
Oswego lawyer Lou Anne Rucynski Coleman is running for Oswego County Family Court Judge and has been endorsed by the Oswego County Democratic Committee.
Coleman represents and advocates for children, parents and grandparents in Family Court. With more than 14 years of legal experience, she has proven her integrity and commitment to Oswego County families.
Harold J. McCarthy, 77, of Fulton, died Tuesday July 22, 2014 peacefully at home with his wife at his side.
Mr. McCarthy was born in Fulton, the son of the late Ted and Marian (Reeves) McCarthy.
He was a retired mechanic from International Harvester and Oswego Wire.
Mr. McCarthy enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening.
He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Valarie (Connelly) McCarthy; his children Allison Raum, Harold J. McCarthy Jr., Jonathan McCarthy all of Oswego; four grandchildren; and four great grandchildren.
Burial was held privately.
The arrangements are in the care of the Sugar Funeral Home, 224 W. Second St. S., Fulton.
Duane Dolbear, 71, of Fulton, passed away at his home on Monday, July 21.
He retired from Syroco in Baldwinsville after 19 years.
Duane was predeceased by his parents, Wallace and Ellen Scoville Dolbear.
Surviving are his wife of 36 years, Marge Dolbear of Fulton; three daughters, Shannon O’Keefe and Tonya Dolbear both of Fulton and Leona (Brandin) Dolbear of Mexico; eight grandchildren, Cheyanne, Julia, Abiu, Marco, Kaytlynn, Caleb, Noah and Tristin; four brothers, Michael, Nelson, Roy (Addie) and James (Mickie) Dolbear and many nieces and nephews.
There are no calling hours or services. Foster Funeral Home in Fulton has care of arrangements.