The record for catching the largest inland striped bass in New York state was recently broken, said state Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joe Martens.
Eric Lester of Campbell Hall, Orange County, caught a 60-pound female striped bass measuring 53.4 inches in length and 33 inches in girth from the Hudson River in Newburgh, Orange County May 14. Continue reading
SUNY Oswego faculty members John Kane in economics and James MacKenzie in biological sciences will join Ben Parker, academic planning and veterans services coordinator for the Division of Extended Learning, as recipients of the college President’s Award for Excellence in Academic Advisement for 2014. Continue reading
CNY Arts Center is still recruiting vendors for its fourth annual Arts Fest, which makes a return to its original downtown location from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 14.
Celebrating Arts in the Heart Gallery’s first anniversary with the addition of Arts Fest in the streets will turn the downtown corridor on First Street into a street festival for the arts with a rich history of street closures for art events.
The Gallery is located at 47 S. First St. across from the gazebo. Continue reading
By Rob Tetro
The Hannibal girls’ track and field team recently cruised past Phoenix for a 96-44 win.
Despite the lopsided score, both teams were represented in the top five of nearly every event.
Hannibal edged Phoenix in the 4×800 meter relay with a time 11:01 to the Firebirds time of 11:26. Continue reading
By Leon Archer
A week from today, the turkeys can breathe a collective sigh of relief as the season draws to a close.
If you have not collected your turkey or turkeys, you are running out of time. Getting up well before dawn gets rather old after the first three weeks of the season. Continue reading
By Rob Tetro
The Fulton girls’ varsity lacrosse team went through a bad patch the last week or so, losing three games.
The Lady Raiders now have a 4-7 overall record as East Syracuse Minoa beat them 19-5 on April 29, Christian Brothers Academy knocked off the Lady Raiders 19-6 May 1 and Homer topped Fulton 14-9 May 5. Continue reading
See what’s been going on in Volney and Schroeppel:
Submitted by Oswego County
The Oswego County Health Department’s Environmental Division will hold its 24th annual best-tasting drinking water contest on Thursday, June 5, at the Oswego Farmers’ Market on West First Street. Continue reading