The Oswego Public Library’s Library Learning Center will offer a four-part Introduction to Computers workshop on Sept. 2, 9, 16 and 30. Each class is free and runs from 4 to 6 p.m. Topics covered include: mouse and keyboard basics, getting started with programs, basic hardware components and introduction to the Internet. No previous experience(…)
The Oswego County Department of Social Services will sponsor an informational meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 10 at the Department of Social Services, 100 Spring St., Mexico, for people who are interested in becoming foster or adoptive parents. Oswego County also needs Hispanic foster parents. El Condado de Oswego necesita padres de crianza(…)
By Tracy Kinne Sandy Todd-Wyman, 63, has eight weeks of unemployment benefits left. She hasn’t had health insurance coverage since March. She won’t be eligible for Medicare until she turns 65. She’s hoping the New York State of Health, the name chosen last week for the state’s health insurance exchange, can help her when it’s(…)
All Oswego County government offices, including the solid waste transfer stations and recycling drop-off centers, will be closed Monday, Sept. 2, for Labor Day.
On Sept. 3, staff members at Little Lukes Preschool and Childcare Center will participate in the Oswego DragonBoat Festival and boat races. Four boats containing 84 Little Lukes team members will compete in a friendly boat race. This race is a great team-building event that brings together a group of employees from all five Little(…)
A Pirate Festival is set for today, Aug. 24 in Fair Haven. The event starts with a parade at noon, followed by treasure hunt, face painting for children, rum tasting and a human powered boat race. Spectators can watch for a pirate “battle” on the bay, triumphal boat parade and and at Little Sodus Inn(…)
Students Encouraged to Apply to Meet Fall Deadline @ nysinternships.com Civil Service Commissioner Jerry Boone announced today that New York State has hundreds of internships available, and reminded college students to apply for Fall semester internships before the application deadline on September 3, 2013. New York State created a one-stop website – www.nysinternships.com – that(…)
War of 1812 and Revolutionary War shipwrecks, rum runners, a National Weather Service forensic meteorologist,and the new Great Lakeswide boaters forecast are all on the Oct. 5 Great Lakes Seaway Trail Blue Byway Seminar agenda at the State University College at Oswego. Presenters at the 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. program co-sponsored by the Great(…)