The iconic West Pierhead Lighthouse in Oswego. Photo by Mary Ellen Barbeau, Oswego County
The first Lake Ontario Central New York Lighthouse Challenge will take place this year on Saturday and Sunday, June 21 and June 22, 2014.
The challenge is to visit six unique New York lighthouses within two days. The official Challenge route starts with Oswego’s West Pierhead Lighthouse and then moves East and West from the Thousand Islands to Rochester.
Margaret Bailey, former Altmar village clerk and treasurer, pleaded guilty Monday in Oswego County Court to a felony count of grand larceny third degree.
The plea was conditional upon Bailey receiving a state prison sentence. She is scheduled for sentencing Aug. 4 and could receive 2 to 6 years in state prison.
Little Utica United Methodist Church will host a free senior luncheon in the church parlor from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 11.
This is a chance for people age 55 and upolder to have lunch and socialize with their neighbors.
The menu will include hot dogs, hamburgers and other picnic fare. A variety of desserts along with, punch, milk, tea and coffee will be served.
Little Utica United Methodist Church is located on Lamson Road, heading west off Route 48, just past the intersection of Lamson Road and East Mud Lake Road.
For more information, call the church at 678-2270 or visit the church’s website at littleuticaumc.org or their Facebook page.
A Father’s Day breakfast is scheduled for 8 a.m. to noon, Sunday June 15 at the Elks Lodge, Pierce Drive in Fulton.
Richard C. DeForest, 55, of Groton and formerly of Fulton, passed away May 9.
He enjoyed sightseeing, road trips, playing cards, cooking, social networking and spending time with family and friends.
Richard loved life and new adventures.
He was the son of the late, William and Thelma Combes DeForest, Sr. and was predeceased by a sister, Shirley DeForest Hobby.
Surviving are siblings, William DeForest, Jr. of Hannibal and Patricia DeForest Irland of Fulton; a nephew, Justin Irland, a niece, Jessica Hobby Snow; a great-nephew, Lane Snow and cousins.
Graveside services will be held at 12 noon Saturday, June 7 (today) at Hannibal Center Cemetery, Cemetery Road in Hannibal.
Foster Funeral Home in Hannibal has care of arrangements.
Dorotha A. Bennett, 66, of Hannibal, died Sunday evening June 1 at home.
She was born in Oswego and lived most of her life in Hannibal. Dorotha graduated from Cayuga Community College and was a homemaker.
She enjoyed making crafts.
Donald C. Shatrau, 62, of Fulton, passed away suddenly Friday, May 30.
He retired from Nestle Co. in Fulton after more than 30 years.
Don was an avid hunter and fisherman and loved the outdoors, farming and motocross racing.
He was the son of the late, Harry and Ruth Stewart Shatrau and predeceased by a brother, Robert Shatrau.
Delta Kappa Gamma Alpha Iota Chapter will hold a huge 84-family garage sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. today, Saturday, June 7 at All Saints Episcopal Church Hall on Academy Street in Fulton. Continue reading