Submitted by SUNY Oswego
Oswego County families, educators and service providers will meet to explore how to better understand how to work effectively with children’s challenging behavior using collaborative problem solving at 6 p.m. June 11 in the New Haven Elementary School library.
The training is free through a grant funded by Family Support Services in the state Office of People with Developmental Disabilities.
Operation Oswego County Executive Director L. Michael Treadwell, CEcD, was re-elected to another two-year term on the board of directors of the state Economic Development Council at the organization’s annual meeting held in Cooperstown May 21.
The state Economic Development Council is the state’s principal organization representing economic development organizations and professionals.
Its 700 members include industrial development agencies, development corporations, commercial and investment banks, underwriters, bond counsels, utilities, chambers of commerce and private corporations.
In addition to distributing a quarterly newsletter, the organization conducts educational courses and seminars on topics of interest to its membership. The organization also monitors state and federal legislation that impacts economic development.
For more information about economic development services in Oswego County, call OOC, Oswego County’s designated economic development agency, at 343-1545 or visit www.oswegocounty.org.
The fourth annual SUNY Oswego GENIUS Olympiad high school environmental competition will welcome a record turnout of about 600 students, supervisors and guests from around the world June 15 to 20 to the shores of Lake Ontario.
The finalists visiting Oswego hail from near — high schools in Oswego and Onondaga counties and 29 states in all — and far — Albania and Azerbaijan, Turkey and Tanzania, and 46 other countries. Continue reading
Submitted by Oswego County BOCES
A storytelling project that began at the classroom level in each of the Fulton elementary schools culminated with a districtwide festival recently, as nearly two dozen students entertained friends and family with a variety of tales.
Divided into two groups based on grade level, the students immersed themselves in each story as they gestured and acted out tall tales, short stories, myths, legend and fables. Continue reading
C&S Companies in Syracuse is sponsoring Thursday night’s musical entertainment at Harborfest.
“C&S is proud to do business in and support the great community of Oswego. We’re excited to be involved in Harborfest, which showcases the tremendous assets of the area and brings people together,” said John Trimble, president of C&S Companies. Continue reading
Submitted by Oswego County BOCES
The Hannibal High School chorus performed their last concert of the year May 20.
The theme of the night was endings and beginnings.
The spring concert featured student performers in the Guitar Class, Senior Chorus and Pop! Choir.
Choral students were under the direction of Abel Searor. The Guitar Class was under the instruction of Shirley Terrinoni.
By Ashley M. Casey
Like many people, Eleanor Single had never even heard of scleroderma until her daughter, Dawn Erikson, was diagnosed with the condition, a connective tissue disorder that causes scar tissue to build up and harden in the skin and other organs.
Since Dawn’s death from scleroderma complications, Single has worked to raise awareness and funds for the autoimmune disorder through the “Stepping Out to Cure Scleroderma” walk.