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Honor society members inducted

The newest members of the Oswego Middle School National Junior Honor Society were recognized recently at induction ceremonies at the Robinson-Faust Theatre for the Performing Arts. In front (left to right) are  Jillian Dowdle, Nick Brown, Sophia Griffiths, Kelly Lizotte, Elly Maniccia, Elizabeth Martin while in back are faculty Adviser Danielle Rombough, Dylan Reitz, Olivia Rando, Dane Richardson, Sydney Terpening and faculty Adviser Sue Roik. Absent from photo are Jenna Bradshaw and  Clarissa Miller.
The newest members of the Oswego Middle School National Junior Honor Society were recognized recently at induction ceremonies at the Robinson-Faust Theatre for the Performing Arts. In front (left to right) are Jillian Dowdle, Nick Brown, Sophia Griffiths, Kelly Lizotte, Elly Maniccia, Elizabeth Martin while in back are faculty Adviser Danielle Rombough, Dylan Reitz, Olivia Rando, Dane Richardson, Sydney Terpening and faculty Adviser Sue Roik. Absent from photo are Jenna Bradshaw and Clarissa Miller.

Submitted by Oswego schools

The Oswego Middle School National Junior Honor Society conducted its annual induction ceremony Sunday, May 4 as a dozen students signed the membership book and took the oath.

The newest inductees were honored at ceremonies in the Oswego High School Robinson-Faust Theatre for the Performing Arts. Continue reading

Breakfast, lunch, dinner

The Minetto United Methodist Church will host a free dinner from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday, May 18.

The menu will be ham, mashed potatoes, vegetable and dessert. Donations are not expected but will be accepted.

A collection shed is available in the parking lot at the back of the church for usable clothing items that can be recycled. Acceptable items include: all clothing, shoes, sneakers, purses, blankets, sheets, pillowcases, drapes, and stuffed toys.

The building is fully accessible and is located at the corner of State Route 48 and County Route 8, one block south of the Stewarts Shop, between  Oswego and Fulton, in the village of Minetto.

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The Experimental Aircraft Association chapter 486 at Oswego County Airport is having its annual Mother’s Day Breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. May 11 at the EAA hangar, just north of the airport main entrance on Route 176 outside Fulton.

Enjoy all-you-can-eat pancakes, sausage, eggs, home fries, homemade doughuts, coffee, juice and milk.

Free Young Eagle flights (real airplane rides for kids 8-17 ) with parent’s permission, weather permitting.

Contact Bob Failmezger at 591-7778 for more information

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A chicken and biscuit dinner is scheduled for noon to 3 p.m. Sunday May 18 at the Dugway Methodist Church located on Route 104 in Parish, (two miles east of the Mexico exit off I-81).

The dinner includes mashed potatoes, green beans, cranberry sauce, applesauce, homemade desserts, coffee, tea and lemonaides.

The dinner benefits the “It’s Not About Me” Group.

Gospel music will start at 2 p.m. at the hurch. There is no charge for the entertainment, but a love offering will be accepted.

For more information call Gloria at 298-5410.

News in Brief

The Oswego-Fulton chamber of Commerce is putting on “A Night of the Stars” from 6 to 8 p.m. May 12 in the Sheldon Ballroom at SUNY Oswego.

Tickets are $20 for chamber members and $25 for non-chamber members. They are available on the chamber website at www.oswegofultonchamber.com under the events tab.

The event is a celebration of small businesses as a kick off to Small business Week.

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Company found responsible in worker’s death

The U.S. Labor Department has found a Watertown-based company responsible for the death of a construction worker at a Pulaski site.

Kyle Brown, 23, of Turin, Lewis County, died Nov. 18 after being blown off the roof while he was working as part of a crew installing metal decking on the roof of an automobile dealership being built in Pulaski.

The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration found his employer, general construction contractor MTL Design Inc., failed to provide and ensure the use of fall protection safeguards that would have prevented his death.

OSHA cited the company for a willful and a serious violation.

OCO welcomes new board members

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Executive Director of Oswego County Opportunities Diane Cooper Currier (right) welcomed incoming members of OCO ’s Board of Directors at the agency’s Annual Meeting held April 24 at Springside at Seneca Hill. From left are: Karen Paterniti, chief financial officer, Northern Oswego County Health Services (NOCHSI); Gidget Stevens, director of assistance programs for Oswego County Department of Social Services; John Zanewych of Big John’s Sales; Holly Carpenter of the Fulton Housing Authority; and Carissa Seaton of the Head Start Policy Council.