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Local students achieve honors, degrees at colleges, universities

Union College – Evan States, of Phoenix, graduated with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering.

Clarkson University – Will attend this fall, Nicholas Robert Baxter of Central Square, a mechanical engineering major, who previously attended SUNY Canton; Dana L. Rowe of Mexico, a civil engineering major, who previously attended SUNY Potsdam.

Buena Vista University – Alyssa Stout, of Pulaski, graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in athletic training and exercise science.  Continue reading

Country Cruizers Car Club donate to scholarships

The Country Cruizers Car Club presented a donation of $500 to the Hannibal Chapter of Dollars for Scholars, a subsidiary of Scholarship America. The Hannibal chapter raises money through various fundraising activities, most notably the annual Ducks over the Dam race to be held July 20.  Donations and bequests are also welcome and are tax deductible. The money raised is used provide scholarships to graduating seniors from Hannibal High School. This year, 15 $500 scholarships wee awarded, including three funded by the Country Cruizers.  The members of the Country Cruizers Car Club enjoy their antique and street rod vehicles, but also strongly value community service. The club has supported Dollars for Scholars for a number of years and also supports the local food pantries with donations each year.  Shown are Mike Abare, president of the Country Cruizers, and Louis Gilbert, president of Dollars for Scholars.
The Country Cruizers Car Club presented a donation of $500 to the Hannibal Chapter of Dollars for Scholars, a subsidiary of Scholarship America. The Hannibal chapter raises money through various fundraising activities, most notably the annual Ducks over the Dam race to be held July 20.
Donations and bequests are also welcome and are tax deductible. The money raised is used provide scholarships to graduating seniors from Hannibal High School. This year, 15 $500 scholarships wee awarded, including three funded by the Country Cruizers.
The members of the Country Cruizers Car Club enjoy their antique and street rod vehicles, but also strongly value community service. The club has supported Dollars for Scholars for a number of years and also supports the local food pantries with donations each year.
Shown are Mike Abare, president of the Country Cruizers, and Louis Gilbert, president of Dollars for Scholars.

In and Around Hannibal: Hannibal Methodist Church, Part 3

Part III Hannibal Methodist Church

In July of 1984, 200 years of Methodism in America is celebrated.

Both the Methodist and Community Churches joined together for worship in a special service titled “Prayer in the Square.”

We all gathered bringing our own lawn chairs, forming a large congregation for this special occasion. A good number of the attendees came dressed in the period.   Continue reading

OCO summer food service brings healthy meals to kids

Oswego County Opportunities is participating in the Summer Food Service Program again this year, said Bridget Dolbear, OCO program services coordinator.

The program provides free meals to children when school is out for the summer. It is funded through the state Education Department.

Meals will be available at the following sites and times. Orders for meals are placed the day before: Continue reading

It’s time for the Oswego County Fair!

An overview of the hustle and bustle at the Oswego County Fairgrounds in Sandy Creek during the annual Oswego County Fair. The fair opens its run this year Wednesday July 2 and runs through Sunday July 6. There is free admission and free parking, but some grandstand shows may charge an admission fee. The fairgrounds is on Ellisburg Street, a left turn off Route 11 if you’re heading north right by the Tops grocery store.
An overview of the hustle and bustle at the Oswego County Fairgrounds in Sandy Creek during the annual Oswego County Fair. The fair opens its run this year Wednesday July 2 and runs through Sunday July 6. There is free admission and free parking, but some grandstand shows may charge an admission fee. The fairgrounds is on Ellisburg Street, a left turn off Route 11 if you’re heading north right by the Tops grocery store.

fairBy Debra J. Groom

It’s summer, time to get outdoors and have some fun.

And what better place for some fun than the Oswego County Fair.

July 2 kicks off the 2014 version of the fair, complete with everything attendees have come to know and love and even some new attractions. Continue reading