The Hannibal Sports Boosters is conducting a lottery ticket drawing to raise funds to support the Hannibal athletics program.
The group anticipates selling 1,000 tickets. Each ticket sold will then be eligible to win $50 a day for the month of May using the New York State daily lottery number drawn each evening.
An individual who purchases a $5 ticket will have 31 chances of winning during the month of May.
Their will be four bonus days — Wednesdays during May. The winning ticket on those days will receive an additional bonus of $50.
Only those over 18 are permitted to sell the tickets. Tickets will be sold at the IGA/Village Market from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 19. For more information or to purchase tickets, call Mark Lafurney at 374-8806 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
April 21 at 4 p.m. is the deadline to submit petitions to run by the Hannibal Board of Education.
The Senior Meals Program meets Monday, Wednesday and Friday for lunch at the Senior Center promptly at noon. The center opens at 10 for those who like to work on puzzles, read the paper or just have a chat over coffee.
The center is located in the Library across from the Hannibal Fire Hall on Oswego Street.
This week’s menu features:
Monday, April 21 – Swedish meatballs over egg noodles, vegetable blend, juice, pudding.
Wednesday — Turkey sloppy Joe, baked beans, cole slaw, mixed fruit
Friday — Chicken breast with mushroom sauce, rice pilaf, vegetable blend, cookie
Activities: Monday — Wii bowling and other games; Wednesday — games, bingo after lunch; Friday — shuffleboard, games
Voting for the Hannibal Free Library trustees will take place April 21 during the day and prior to the library’s annual meeting at 6:15 p.m. April 21. There are three trustee seats open on the library board.
Hannibal Elderberries, Hannibal’s première Senior Citizen group, will meet at 6 p.m. this Tuesday at the Community Center (Library) on Oswego Street for a covered dish dinner. They expect to see an influx of snowbirds! Please bring your own table service and dish to pass. If you’ve never been before, this just might be the time.
Speaking of snowbirds, I imagine the Jammers will be starting up soon…haven’t heard an exact date yet, but my guess will be the first Monday in May at the Legion. As soon as I know, I’ll confirm the date!
Music Boosters will meet at 7:30 p.m. April 24 in the high school library.
The Hannibal Fire Company Auxiliary will be holding their last Breakfast Buffet until September from 8 to 11 a.m. Sunday, April 27 at the Hannibal Fire House, Oswego Street.
There will be a Community-wide Yard Sale in the Hannibal area beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 3.
Last year we had 27 sales – all offering many bargains! If you wish to participate and would like your sale placed on the master list, call 564-6410 and provide your street address and phone number by Sunday, April 27.
If you will have ‘special’ sale content like tools, antiques, sports equipment, or if multiple-families are participating, please note that also. (There is no need to provide your name.) Multiple copies of the master list will be available for the buying public at the Community Center (library) at 8 a.m. the day of the sale.
Presbyterian Women of Cayuga-Syracuse will meet at 9:45 a.m. May 3 at First United Church in Fulton. Rita Hooper will be presenting a program on her Mission trip to Appalachia last year. In the afternoon there will be a ‘hands on’ project for the gals to work on while viewing a CD on the Brethren Center including SERVV and Church World Service. For luncheon reservations, call 706-3564.
The Oswego Association of American Baptist Women will meetifor dinner May 5 at the Baptist Church in Pulaski. Registration is 6:15, dinner at 6:30. For reservations, call Colleen at 298-5265 by May 1.
Home and School will meet at 6:30 p.m. May 6 at Fairley School room 30.
From 1 to 3 p.m. May 10, North Volley Methodist Church, (corner of County Routes 4 and 6 in Volney) will host a gospel concert featuring the Misfits and Lake Effect Bluegrass. They will also have a used book sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; a plant sale, bake sale and lunch will be available too! The concert is free; a free will offering will be received to pay the musicians.
The public hearing for the 2014-15 Hannibal school board will be at 6:30 p.m. May 12 in the board room in the high school.
The Friends of the Library have a new drawing basket called Just Frogin’ Around, all things frog. Includes a fountain, garden ornament, calculator, wrapping paper and more. The drawing is May 13.
Rita Hooper 706-3564
Chiropractors throughout Oswego County will host a special Patient Appreciation Day in support of the United Way of Greater Oswego County.
On Saturday, April 26, participating chiropractors will offer chiropractic treatments for current and former patients, as well as examinations for new patients in exchange for a $20 donation to the United Way of Greater Oswego County.
“Patient Appreciation Day is a wonderful opportunity for health conscious individuals to receive an important examination and valuable information at a very affordable price,” said Melanies Trexler, executive director of the United Way. “You really can’t afford not to take advantage of this rare opportunity.”
All proceeds from the day will benefit United Way of Greater Oswego County and the many member agency programs that the United Way supports.
Chiropractors participating in Patient Appreciation Day include:
Falanga Family Chiropractic
Oswego – 343-2961
Dr. Beth Dubois
Dr. Richard F. Falanga
Family Chiropractic Office
Fulton – (315) 593-7555
Dr. Brett R. Tallents
Oswego – (315) 342-3877
Dr. Casey McCaffrey
Hannibal – (315) 564-7022
Dr. Franklin L. Perkins II
Oswego – (315) 343-5713
Dr. Richard Tesoriero
Oswego – (315) 342-6300
Dr. Anthony Licatese
Dr. Ryan Barker
Active Chiropractic – Oswego
Dr. Jason Cunningham (315) 383-9614
Dr. Dustin Wahrendorf (315) 591-1091
Advanced Wellness Chiropractic
Mexico – (315) 963-8700
Dr. Michael Soucy
Those interested in Patient Appreciation Day are urged to call the participating chiropractor of their choice and schedule an appointment as soon as possible.
For more information, call one of the chiropractors or the United Way at 593-1900.
Submitted by Oswego County
Oswego County residents will be able to safely dispose of unwanted chemicals, pesticides and other hazardous waste products beginning Saturday, May 3, at the Oswego County Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Facility.
Located at the Bristol Hill Landfill, 3125 State Route 3, Volney, the facility will be open Wednesdays from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 to 11 a.m. from May through September.
Managed by the Oswego County Department of Solid Waste, the program is free to Oswego County residents.
The household hazardous waste disposal program is sponsored by the Oswego County Legislature and the state Department of Environmental Conservation.
“The household hazardous waste collection facility gives residents a convenient way to safely dispose of expired chemical products and unwanted hazardous wastes,” said Frank Visser, Oswego County Solid Waste Director.
“This method of household hazardous waste management has proven to be cost-effective and user-friendly. Materials are packaged and stored in a secure area until a sufficient amount has accumulated for shipping,” Visser said.
Customers should pull their vehicle up to the side of the building, which is located between the transfer station and solid waste offices.
Drivers should remain in their vehicles and wait for materials to be unloaded by the solid waste department staff.
These items are accepted at the collection facility:
Adhesives, aerosols, antifreeze, auto batteries, light ballasts (non PCB), brake fluid, cements, degreasers, disinfectants, dry gas, flea products, fluorescent bulbs, gasoline, hobby chemicals, household cleaners, insect repellants, lacquers, lighter fluids and lubricants.
Also: mercury containing devices, oil-based paints (no latex paints will be accepted), paint removers and thinners, pesticides, pool chemicals, rat poisons, rug and upholstery cleaners, solvents, turpentine, varnish, weed killers, and wood stains.
A complete list of materials is listed on the solid waste department web site at www.oswegocounty.com/dsw/hhw.html.
Materials should be in their original containers and placed in sturdy cardboard boxes. Leaking containers should be wrapped in newspaper and placed in a clear plastic bag.
Dried latex paint, used motor oil, household batteries, cell phones, computers, electronic equipment, and appliances containing CFC refrigerant are accepted year-round at the transfer stations.
There is no charge for recycling electronic equipment such as computer monitors, microwave ovens, fax machines and televisions. There is a $15 fee to recycle appliances that contain CFC refrigerant.
Visser requests that, for safety reasons, people do not bring children or pets to the collection site. Smoking is prohibited in the unloading area.
When lines are long, cars may be turned away so that materials can be processed prior to facility closing.
The Solid Waste Department also accepts hazardous wastes from Oswego County businesses that meet the regulatory requirements. Business owners should contact the Solid Waste Office to find out if they qualify and to obtain a cost estimate for disposal of materials.
For more information, call the Oswego County Solid Waste Office at 591-9200, or visit the Department of Solid Waste Web site at http://www.oswegocounty.com/dsw/index.html
Submitted by Oswego County
The Oswego County Health Department offers a variety of services to all residents of Oswego County, including preventive health services, certified home health care, long-term home health care, certified hospice, and a maternal and child health program.
Walk-in influenza clinics are held weekdays from 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. at the Nick Sterio Public Health Clinic, 70 Bunner St., Oswego for people age 19 and older. No appointment is needed; walk-ins are welcome.
Children’s flu vaccine is now available every Tuesday from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. in Oswego, and the third Tuesday of every month from 9 to 11 a.m. at the H. Douglas Barclay Courthouse, Pulaski.
The children’s flu vaccine is available at no cost to all children who qualify for the Vaccines for Children Program provided by the New York State Department of Health. For those who do not qualify, the cost is $37 for the inactivated vaccine.
The health department accepts cash or checks for payment. The department does not accept credit or debit cards. Patients with private insurance, Managed Medicaid, Managed Medicare, Medicaid, Medicare, and Medicare Part B should bring their benefit cards with them to the immunization clinic. No one will be turned away due to inability to pay.
The following services will be offered during the week of April 21 at the Nick Sterio Public Health Clinic, 70 Bunner St., Oswego.
** Adult Influenza Clinic: Monday through Friday, 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m., walk-in clinic.
** Immunization Clinic: Tuesday, April 22, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., walk-in clinic.
** Pregnancy Testing: Free pregnancy testing is available. Call 349-3391 to schedule an appointment.
** Sexually Transmitted Disease Testing and Treatment Services: Call 349-3547 to schedule an appointment.
** HIV Counseling and Testing Service: Call 349-3547 to schedule an appointment.
Immunization clinics are held every Tuesday from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. at 70 Bunner St., Oswego, and the third Tuesday of every month from 9 to 11 a.m. at the H. Douglas Barclay Courthouse, Pulaski.
For more information about public health services, contact the County Health Department, weekdays, phone 349-3547 or (800) 596-3200, ext. 3547. For information on rabies clinics, call 349-3564.
The fourth annual SOS FEST (Save Our Students) three-day Christian music festival is planned for Rochester Street, Hannibal July 18, 19 and 20.
There will more than 15 bands sure to please all musical tastes. There will also be mission displays, food booths, crafts, art work, merchandise displays, workshops, free waterslides and on site camping.
Tickets are only $10 per day, Sunday free or a full-event pas for $25.
Go to www.itickets.com to obtain tickets.
Churches, youth groups, nonprofit organizations, booster club, Scout troops and more are welcome to have a free booth to raise money and awareness of your cause.
Call Erik at 564-6133 for details. Space is limited.
Friday will be a night of Christian Rock starting at 6 p.m. with “The 7 Thunders” from Long Island followed by “Silversyde,” a female fronted band from Ohio.
Then Wes Aarum from the Chapel in Buffalo will deliver a powerful message. The night will be closed out with national recording artists “Seventh Day Slumber” from Texas.
Saturday starts with a time of worship at 10 a.m. with Kris Mays from Utica. There will be workshops on disaster relief, women’s issues, men’s groups, youth leader discussion, mission work, etc.
Music will begin at 3 p.m. with “The Sent Forth” from CNY, then “Second Story” from Fulton, “Against The Slate” from Pennsylvania, “Lights Of Day” from Ohio, “Riverside Confession” from Binghamton, “The Life Band” from Rome with Jonnie Nickles, speaker David Hayner, and from Belfast, Ireland, Bluetree will close out the night. (Bluetree wrote and recorded “God Of This City”, the number 1 Christian worship song in 2009!)
On Sunday, worship begins at 10 a.m. with The New Life Band from Herkimer with Hannibal’s own Adam on drums. Tthe message will be from Aaron from Blutree followed by a worship jam session.
At 3 p.m., Hannibal’s Concert in the Park will start with several bands including “The 10th Mountain Division” Army band from fort drum!
Residents approved the new Water District #4 in voting Monday.
The vote was 25 yes and 5 no.
Construction on the water line extension will begin soon, said Hannibal Supervisor Ronald Greenleaf.