Updated guidelines for consumption of fish taken from Lake Ontario and the lower Niagara River have been issued.
Acting State Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker and Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joe Martens said the guideline changes reflect a decreased level of contaminants in these fish.
This comes at a time when anglers are experiencing some of the highest species-specific catch rates on record. Continue reading
The 14U Pride travel softball program will have its final tryout/commitment day from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, June 1 at the Oswego High School varsity softball field.
The event is open to any girl interested in playing 14-and-under Pride travel softball this summer. Continue reading
He was the owner of Discount Liquors in Granby and formerly operated several businesses, including the Party Barn and Puglia Sand & Gravel.
Sam enjoyed spending time with his family and his many good friends and business associates. He loved his winters in Florida and was an adventurous and generous soul.
Sam was predeceased by his parents, Samuel and May Puglia; a sister, Catherine Dunn and a niece, Stephanie Bomeisl.
He leaves behind his loving partner, Sheryl Knight and his stepsons, Scott (Billie Jo) and Peter (Rebecca) Knight and grandchildren, Alison, Morgan, Sydney, Bryce and Mia; his sister, JoAnn (Steve) Bomeisl; nieces, Rachel and Lauren Bomeisl and Antoinette, Jo and Lucinda Tranelli.
A memorial Mass of Christian Burial celebrating his life will be 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 31, at Holy Trinity Church, corner of Rochester and South Third streets in Fulton.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to the Division of Solid Organ Transplantation, 601 Elmwood Ave., Box SURG-TRANSPLANT, Rochester, NY 14642.
Foster Funeral Home in Fulton has care of arrangements.
Graveside services for Dawn Burton Ryder, 84, of Palermo, who died April 7, 2014, will be at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 31, in North Volney Cemetery.
Arrangements in care of Harter Funeral Home, Mexico.
Mr. Morgia was born in Oswego, the son of the late Antonio and Florence (Polega) Morgia.
Mr. Morgia was a United States Army veteran serving from 1948 until 1952. He retired from Northern Steel as a steelworker.
Mr. Morgia was a member of the American Legion Post 286.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Beverly Morgia of Oswego; their children Gina (Scott) Sheridan of Oswego and Carla (Craig) Lahr of Florida; and grandson Craig Lahr.
Graveside services and burial were Tuesday at St. Peter’s Cemetery.
The arrangements are in the care of the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. Fourth St., Oswego.
Charles H. Woodworth IV, 23, of Oswego, passed away Saturday May 24 after a yearlong battle with cancer.
Born in New Jersey, he had lived in Oswego for most of his life.
He was a 2009 graduate of G. Ray Bodley High School, Fulton and a 2011 graduate of Mohawk Valley Community College, earning a certificate in Airframe and Power Plant Mechanics.
Chucky enjoyed fishing and NASCAR.
He will be greatly missed and forever loved by his parents, Charles H. and Christine Woodworth, III; a sister, Sarah; maternal grandparents, Sandra (Richard) Frankevich of Pulaski and Winfield (Marilyn) Drennon of Florida; paternal grandparents, Charles H. and Donna Woodworth, Jr. of Oswego; aunts and uncles, Cynthia (Chuck) Tayburn, Brian (Jacqueline) Drennon, Doug (Barb) Drennon, Cindy (Bill) Woodworth, Brenda (Mark) Lyons and Kathy Woodworth; great aunts and uncles, Faye Grishka, Alice Woodworth and Jim (Dale) Painter; his buddy, Casper the cat and several loved cousins.
A service will be 10 a.m. Friday at Foster Funeral Home, Fulton. Burial will be at Mt. Adnah Cemetery, Fulton.
Calling hours will be 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday (today) at the funeral home, 910 Fay St., Fulton. Contributions in memory of Charles may be made to Upstate Cancer Center, 750 E. Adams St., Syracuse, 13210.