The night the lights went out: How many people remember that night of the Northeast Power Failure? Mary Ann Cartner does. With her permission, I share with you now her personal account of that very scary event: “It was a dark, cold and rain-stormy night in Buffalo, New York on November 9, 1965. I was(…)
A-choo! A-choo! And may God Bless You! The sneeze – that sudden outburst from within that lets everyone around know that you are alive and well. “Where,” you may sometimes wonder, “did that come from?” My dictionaries are for the most part in agreement as to the definition of “sneeze.” From Webster’s Scholastic Dictionary: “To(…)
A story in the Nov. 13 issue of The Valley News about the Fulton girls’ junior varsity soccer team had the incorrect first name of the coach. The coach’s name is Marge Malette, not Mike Malette. We regret the error.
The United Way of Greater Oswego County’s annual Stuff-a-Bus campaign collection day has been scheduled for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 14. School buses will be at the following sites to accept donations of school supplies from pens and pencils to notebooks and backpacks: • Kinney Drugs, 17 S. First St., Fulton • Fulton(…)
By Debra J. Groom Oswego County is close to receiving all the money it was owed in back taxes on foreclosed properties for 2013. Real Property Tax Director Debra Mullenax said the county was owed $2,120,388 on 199 parcels of foreclosed land and property in the county. A total of $1,991,403 of that has been(…)
By Debra J. Groom It’s taken longer than expected, but the Oswego County legislature is getting closer to demolishing the old county jail in Oswego. The legislature’s Old Jail Committee on Wednesday approved spending another $12,000 to complete four more steps to the environmental testing at the property and buildings on East River Road. The(…)