Living so close to Fort Drum, we see firsthand the tremendous sacrifices our soldiers make in the name of defending both our country and our freedom.
Enduring everything from long periods away from their loved ones to courageously fighting on the front lines, there is no way we could ever repay our troops for their selflessness.
While we should show our appreciation to veterans and current service members year-round, May — which is Military Appreciation Month — presents special opportunities to recognize our troops. Continue reading →
Austin D. France has completed basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C., where he successfully completed 13 eeks of training designed to challenge new Marine recruits both physically and mentally.
During basic training, France was awarded an Expert Badge for Shooting Skills at the rifle range qualifications. Continue reading →
William A. Bates-Congdon, 49, of 6519 Sadler Rd., Waxhaw, NC, was arrested at the Oswego County Correctional Facility and charged with two counts of first-degree sodomy, a felony, and first-degee course of sexual conduct against a child, a felony, stemming from the investigation into incidents that occurred at a Scriba residence from the spring of 1997 until March 24, 2000. Continue reading →