Category Archives: Oswego News

New Visions students graduate with career experience

Sandy Creek senior Freya Sergis accepts her certificate of completion from New Vision team member Linda Knowles during a reception at SUNY Oswego on Wednesday, June 11.
Sandy Creek senior Freya Sergis accepts her certificate of completion from New Visions team member Linda Knowles during a reception at SUNY Oswego on Wednesday, June 11.

Submitted by Oswego County BOCES

A crowd of teachers, administrators and family members filled the Sheldon Hall Ballroom to capacity Wednesday morning (June 11) to congratulate graduates of the Oswego County BOCES New Visions Program. Continue reading

Getting ready for motherhood

A stitch in time - Jessica Heindorf (r) assists Kati Batchelor (l) with sewing a double-ring sling for securely carrying a newborn or toddler. The activity was part of a baby shower for expectant mothers in the community. Sponsored by Oswego County Opportunities OPTIONS and WIC programs, Cornell Cooperative Extension, the Oswego County Breastfeeding Coalition, Mother Earth Baby and the Oswego Hospital, the event featured presentations on the expectations of motherhood and the benefits of breastfeeding, as well as education and discussion regarding nutrition throughout pregnancy and while breastfeeding and what to expect while in the hospital for delivery. For more information, visit the main office located at the OCO Oswego Health Center, 10 George St., Oswego from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday or call 343-1311, or toll free (888) 730-3803.
A stitch in time – Jessica Heindorf (r) assists Kati Batchelor (l) with sewing a double-ring sling for securely carrying a newborn or toddler. The activity was part of a baby shower for expectant mothers in the community. Sponsored by Oswego County Opportunities OPTIONS and WIC programs, Cornell Cooperative Extension, the Oswego County Breastfeeding Coalition, Mother Earth Baby and the Oswego Hospital, the event featured presentations on the expectations of motherhood and the benefits of breastfeeding, as well as education and discussion regarding nutrition throughout pregnancy and while breastfeeding and what to expect while in the hospital for delivery. For more information, visit the main office located at the OCO Oswego Health Center, 10 George St., Oswego from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday or call 343-1311, or toll free (888) 730-3803.

County employees support book drive

Employees of the Oswego County Probation Department collaborated with employees for other departments at the Oswego County Public Safety Center to collect books for the United Way of Greater Oswego County and the Literacy Coalition of Oswego County in the annual Children’s Book Drive. Employees collected and donated a number of children’s books that will be distributed to children during the Oswego Independence Day Parade. From left are: Diane Breen, Shannon Perkins, Silvan Johnson, Christina Kurzban, Lu Anne Jerrett-Hofmann, Robin Burdick, Lois Luber, resource development director with the United Way, and Sue Ann Donatella.
Employees of the Oswego County Probation Department collaborated with employees for other departments at the Oswego County Public Safety Center to collect books for the United Way of Greater Oswego County and the Literacy Coalition of Oswego County in the annual Children’s Book Drive. Employees collected and donated a number of children’s books that will be distributed to children during the Oswego Independence Day Parade. From left are: Diane Breen, Shannon Perkins, Silvan Johnson, Christina Kurzban, Lu Anne Jerrett-Hofmann, Robin Burdick, Lois Luber, resource development director with the United Way, and Sue Ann Donatella.

Campus Center to be named for Nunzio and Lorraine Marano

The Campus Center at SUNY Oswego. The SUNY  Board of Trustees on Tuesday June 17 unanimously approved naming the center after Nunzio and Lorraine Marano.
The Campus Center at SUNY Oswego. The SUNY Board of Trustees on Tuesday June 17 unanimously approved naming the center after Nunzio and Lorraine Marano.

Submitted by SUNY Oswego

The Campus Center at SUNY Oswego will be named for the late Nunzio and Lorraine Marano.

The State University of New York Board of Trustees Tuesday unanimously approved naming the Campus Center after the couple. Continue reading