Category Archives: Oswego News

County to apply for grant money to build Internet network

By Debra J. Groom

Oswego County will apply for grant money to help build a high-speed fiber Internet network in the county.

The county Legislature passed a resolution at its June 12 meeting to move forward seeking money from the Northern Border Regional Commission, which offers assistance for this type of project. Continue reading

Human remains found in car identified as Carol Wood

The remains found in a car removed from the Oswego River last week have been positively identified as being Carol L. Wood, of Oswego.

Oswego City Police Department and the Oswego County District Attorney’s Office received a positive identification from the Onondaga County Medical Examiner’s Office relative the human remains recovered from the Oswego River in the city of Fulton June 12. Continue reading

Scriba residents clean town

On June 7 the Town of Scriba held its annual town-wide cleanup day.  This event is held annually and allows the residents of Scriba to rid their properties of unwanted junk, excluding items with refrigerant or hazardous waste. Representing the Town of Scriba in assisting with the annual event were from left to right Deputy Supervisor Jim Sheldon, Supervisor Kenneth Burdick, Legislator Stephen Walpole, Highway employee Larry Clemens, Councilman Brad Kennedy, Highway Superintendent Roger Myers and Councilman David Girard. Seated in Loader was Deputy Highway Superintendent Brian Simoneau. Absent from photo was Legislator Kevin Gardner.
On June 7 the Town of Scriba held its annual town-wide cleanup day. This event is held annually and allows the residents of Scriba to rid their properties of unwanted junk, excluding items with refrigerant or hazardous waste. Representing the Town of Scriba in assisting with the annual event were from left to right Deputy Supervisor Jim Sheldon, Supervisor Kenneth Burdick, Legislator Stephen Walpole, Highway employee Larry Clemens, Councilman Brad Kennedy, Highway Superintendent Roger Myers and Councilman David Girard. Seated in Loader was Deputy Highway Superintendent Brian Simoneau. Absent from photo was Legislator Kevin Gardner.

DAR honors Revolutionary soldiers

The Kayendatsyona-Fort Oswego Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution recently held a Memorial Day Service at the Revolutionary Soldiers’ Monument in Mt. Adnah Cemetery in Fulton. After the wreath was presented, the DAR chaplain gave a reading on the origin of Memorial Day, and closed the service with a prayer. DAR members present (from L-R): Sue Downey, Carol Fayette, Lois Peterson, Fanny Knapp, Eleanor Kelsey, Cathy Beebe, Randi Driesen, & Beverly Neville.  Photo by Jeanette Heath, DAR.
The Kayendatsyona-Fort Oswego Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution recently held a Memorial Day Service at the Revolutionary Soldiers’ Monument in Mt. Adnah Cemetery in Fulton. After the wreath was presented, the DAR chaplain gave a reading on the origin of Memorial Day, and closed the service with a prayer. DAR members present (from L-R): Sue Downey, Carol Fayette, Lois Peterson, Fanny Knapp, Eleanor Kelsey, Cathy Beebe, Randi Driesen, & Beverly Neville.
Photo by Jeanette Heath, DAR.

Lucy Signorile, loving mother and grandmother

Lucy Signorile, 87, of Oswego, died Sunday June 15 in the Oswego Hospital.

Mrs. Signorile was a loving mother and grandmother, assisting in raising her grandchildren Kally, Kassidy, Aubrianna, Aaliyah, Bella and Lexi. She loved spending time with them and taking them shopping.

Mrs. Signorile was a member of the Oswego Alliance Church.

She was predeceased by her husband Frank Signorile in 1998 and her great grandson Dominick Carr.

Mrs. Signorile is survived by her children, Mary Signorile of Oswego, James (Mary) Signorile of Fla., Frank (Pat) Signorile of NC; seven grandchildren; several great grandchildren.

Calling hours were 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday June 19 at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home 147 W. Fourth St. Oswego.