By Ashley M. Casey
As the number of heroin deaths climbs throughout Central New York, public safety officers in Fulton are taking steps to prevent overdose tragedies.
The Fulton Fire Department and the Cayuga Community College Department of Public Safety are in the process of certifying their officers in the use of an intranasal antidote for heroin overdose.
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.
This story was written and submitted by John DeRousie
For many, the picture of homelessness is someone living on the street with what few possessions they own stuffed in plastic bags and trying to find any shelter they can from the elements.
The reality is homelessness exists in many forms.
By Debra J. Groom
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.
All of the libraries in Oswego County are receiving money through special funding in the state budget.
State Sen. Patty Ritchie obtained $148,000 for libraries in her Senate district in Central and Northern New York.