By Ashley M. Casey Integrated Community Planning of Oswego County, Inc., is teaming up with agencies across the county to help pregnant women quit smoking. The campaign is part of the 38th annual Great American Smokeout, sponsored by the American Cancer Society. Using funds from its Excellus BlueCross BlueShield Community Health Award, ICP is contributing(…)
Joe Fiumara, director of the Fulton Community Development Agency, made a presentation on behalf of the Lake Neatahwanta Revitalization Project at the Lions Club Nov. 14 meeting. Also, Zac Merry was inducted as the newest member at the Fulton Lions Club. Merry is a Fulton native and is a pharmacist at The Fulton Medicine Place,(…)
Mary Margaret Pezzella-Pekow, executive director of Catholic Charities of Oswego County, has announced that Christine Williams has been named program coordinator for the agency’s Children’s Mental Health Services. Williams, who previously served as a parent educator in Catholic Charities, will oversee the Family Education Partnership program as well as the Community Based Mentoring, and Keeping(…)
The Oswego Rotary Club passed a hat around for two weeks during their weekly meetings to raise money for the Red Cross Disaster Relief Effort. The club raised $450. This money will go to help support the victims of current flooding.
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(…)