Even though the grass is still green and the weather’s mild, members of Oswego County Opportunities’ (OCO) Nutrition Services already are planning for another winter season. Each year, businesses, organizations and community members help OCO’s Nutrition Services prepare and distribute hundreds of “Blizzard Bags” to home delivered clients throughout Oswego County. The “Blizzard Bags” program(…)
Oswego Mayor Thomas Gillen recently proclaimed Nov. 15 through Dec. 24 to be Salvation Army Kettle Fund Drive Season. The proclamation noted all funds raised will be returned to Oswego County people in need throughout the year for clothing, housing assistance, groceries and hot meals from the soup kitchen each week in Oswego and Fulton.(…)
The election season is over and the holidays are upon us. I want to express my heartfelt thanks to the people of Fulton for their support during the last six years. Serving on the legislature has been a wonderful experience, one that will remain with me always. On Election Night, of course I was disappointed,(…)
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(…)