Category Archives: Oswego News

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

‘ Shrek ’ production a family affair

Some of the “Shrek” cast includes, back row: Tate Shambo, Abigail Lareau, Issac and Ella Shambo, Audrey Donovan, Mason Margrey; middle: Doug Schneider, Catrina Edwards, Leah Mullen and Tegan Margrey; front row: Ethan Cliff, Gregory Thomas, Arianna Jones and Odin Mosher.
Some of the “Shrek” cast includes, back row: Tate Shambo, Abigail Lareau, Issac and Ella Shambo, Audrey Donovan, Mason Margrey; middle: Doug Schneider, Catrina Edwards, Leah Mullen and Tegan Margrey; front row: Ethan Cliff, Gregory Thomas, Arianna Jones and Odin Mosher.

The Oswego Children’s Theater’s latest production, “Shrek the Musical,” is a family affair in a couple of ways.  

First, it tells the story of two young people abandoned by their families, but Oswego Children Theater’s production of the show involves families in quite another way, in that many members of the cast and crew are related to each other.  Continue reading

BOCES students build picnic tables for Oswego Little League site

Oswego County BOCES construction technology students recently built several picnic tables, which were donated to Oswego Little League. Pictured, from left, are students Cody Hohm, Ty Kranz, instructor Craig Mahon, and students Kevien Abbott and Jackson Truong.
Oswego County BOCES construction technology students recently built several picnic tables, which were donated to Oswego Little League. Pictured, from left, are students Cody Hohm, Ty Kranz, instructor Craig Mahon, and students Kevien Abbott and Jackson Truong.

Submitted by Oswego County BOCES

The Louisville Slugger name has become synonymous with baseball, but in the Port City another name is recognized for its wood-crafted contributions to the sport: Oswego County BOCES Career and Technical Education. Continue reading

Camp Hollis beckons BOCES students celebrating end of successful year

Working together as a team on a canoeing adventure are Oswego County BOCES Supervisor of Exceptional Education Programs Chuck Pehta and student Tyler Seales. The pair are at Camp Hollis, where the school organized an outdoor adventure day for Stepping Stones and work-study students.
Working together as a team on a canoeing adventure are Oswego County BOCES Supervisor of Exceptional Education Programs Chuck Pehta and student Tyler Seales. The pair are at Camp Hollis, where the school organized an outdoor adventure day for Stepping Stones and work-study students.

Submitted by Oswego County BOCES

The warm sun shining, the rhythmic sound of waves lazily lapping the shoreline, and the joyful laughter of students enjoying the great outdoors … these were all part of Oswego County BOCES Camp Hollis Fun Day. Continue reading

Minetto students donate for Paws Across Oswego County

The Oswego Minetto Elementary School students made a donation to the “Paws Across Oswego County” program. Students raised donations through a book sale, hat day, “Pennies for Paws” as well as through T-shirt and wrist bracelet donations. Principal Dr. Dean Goewey, left, joined Jan Knigh, Margie Wentworth and JoAnn Syrell along with Charlotte (in front). The dog is featured in “Charlotte’s Big Dream” by Connie Evans.
The Oswego Minetto Elementary School students made a donation to the Paws Across Oswego County program. Students raised donations through a book sale, hat day, “Pennies for Paws” as well as through T-shirt and wrist bracelet donations. Principal Dr. Dean Goewey, left, joined Jan Knigh, Margie Wentworth and JoAnn Syrell along with Charlotte (in front). The dog is featured in “Charlotte’s Big Dream” by Connie Evans.