By Ashley M. Casey
As the number of heroin deaths climbs throughout Central New York, public safety officers in Fulton are taking steps to prevent overdose tragedies.
The Fulton Fire Department and the Cayuga Community College Department of Public Safety are in the process of certifying their officers in the use of an intranasal antidote for heroin overdose.
An Open Letter to the People of Our Community in the Diocese of Syracuse
Yet another headline: 52,000 unaccompanied children caught crossing the border since October. I read it again and reflect on each word:
Course in financial literacy are scheduled for sites in Fulton and Oswego.
According to a recent national report, low basic skills in literacy and numbers are more common now in the United States than on average across participating countries. One in five adults in the U.S. have low literacy skills and nearly a third have weak number skills.
Dear Porky & Buddy,
OK, I’ll admit it. I’m a smoker — not a lot, but maybe half a pack per day, and mostly outdoors.
My best friend has been nagging me for years and years to quit, but I just really like to smoke and I figure, it’s just affecting my health — which is good.
Fitzhugh Park Elementary School students donated $509 to Oswego Oncology as the result of the “Crafting for a Cure” campaign. Gathered for the presentation were Alyssa Searor, Maddy Graham, Nicole Anthony, Nurse Administrator Steve Thomas and Fitzhugh Park teacher Chris Haessig,
The Fitzhugh Park Elementary School “Crafting for the Cure” proved to be a tremendous success.
Students at the Oswego school gathered after school to design and construct a variety of craft items that culminated with a generous donation of more than $1,000 to the Golisano Children’s Hospital and Oswego Oncology.
OCO Planning Coordinator, Kristin LaBarge (l) and Katie Batchelor (r), runaway and homeless youth advocate with Oswego County Opportunities (OCO) Homeless Services, review results of the agencies efforts to address homelessness in Oswego County. As a member of the COACH committee (County of Oswego Advocates Challenging Homelessness), OCO works closely with other human service agencies, local elected officials, concerned community members, and government officials to raise the awareness of, and find effective ways to address, the issue of homelessness in Oswego County.
This story was written and submitted by John DeRousie
For many, the picture of homelessness is someone living on the street with what few possessions they own stuffed in plastic bags and trying to find any shelter they can from the elements.
The reality is homelessness exists in many forms.