Lake City Victoria Chapter No. 205, The Order of Eastern Star), sister organization to Lake City Masonic Lodge No. 127, held its 2014 installation of new officers Sunday, Nov. 24 in the Oswego Masonic Temple, 765 E. Seneca St., Oswego. The officers include: W Carla Salisbury- Worthy Matron; RW Grant DeLong- Worthy Patron; RW Cynthia(…)
By Debra J. Groom The Oswego Common Council adopted a budget for 2014 Monday night that will raise taxes by about $4.46 per $1,000 of assessed value for Oswego taxpayers. That is much less than the original budget proposal that was going to raise taxes more than $8 per $1,000. Also, the budget adopted Monday(…)
By Debra J. Groom Oswego residents will get their last chance to comment about the proposed city budget at tonight’s public hearing. The hearing is at 7 p.m. in the Common Council chambers at City Hall. The council may vote to adopt a budget after the hearing, or, if more changes need to be made,(…)
The Oswego County Farm Bureau will be hosting a series of Coffeecake Meetings on the first Monday of the winter months at 1 p.m. at the Mexico branch of the Oswego County Federal Credit Union on Route 3 (5828 Scenic Avenue). The first will take place at 1 p.m. Jan. 6 with special guest speaker,(…)
A public hearing on the proposed 2014 Oswego city budget is tonight at 7 in the Common Council chambers at city hall. Check back here a bit later for an updated story on the budget.
The Valley News ran a story Saturday about the two SUNY Oswego students who died in the bombing of Pan Am 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland 25 years ago. Here is a story by The Buffalo News about one of the two SUNY Oswego students. Go to Tragedy unresolved as Colleen is cherished 25 years after(…)
The Greenheart of Cultural Exchange, a locally-run organization which promotes cultural understanding, academic development, environmental consciousness and world peace, is in need of good host families for students in January. LindaJo Germain is the director of the program. Germain also is looking to expand the number schools which host foreign exchange students as well. For(…)
By Debra J. Groom It began like any other winter’s night in Oswego. Brisk air, snow, shoppers rushing around trying to finish their Christmas preparations. Most students had left the SUNY Oswego campus for their vacations at home. Some locals may have been heading to Syracuse as the S.U. Orangemen were playing Western Michigan in(…)