The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today issued a Request for Applications soliciting proposals from states, municipalities, tribes, universities and nonprofit organizations for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants to fund new projects to restore and protect the Great Lakes.
Raymond Younis, who has been in state prison for about 16 years due to a conviction as a sex offender in the Phoenix area in the late 1990s, was released from prison today (July 23).
He has been “court order discharged” to “secure custody” within another state agency, according to information put out by The VINE Service.
Homerun, 1966, by Jim Farfaglia
standing at home plate,
By Debra J. Groom
Oswego County Opportunities will bring back afterschool programs at Fulton Junior High and Kenney Middle School in Hannibal thanks to money from the state.
State officials announced Friday $10.9 million in new grants for 68 Advantage After School Programs across New York state. OCO is receiving $220,000 to provide an afterschool program at the two schools.
According to a news release from Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office, the Advantage After School Programs provide thousands of school-age children with youth development opportunities for three hours at the end of each school day. Continue reading
On June 27, preschool and school-age students at Discovery Day Care in Phoenix learned about bike safety.
Billie Brady Crandall from the Oswego County Traffic Safety Board talked to the students about the importance of wearing a helmet to protect their brain.
In the photo directly above, Crandall is shown putting the bike helmet on Trenton Hoyt to demonstrate the correct way to wear the bike helmet. She also went over the road signs and what they mean. She explained that not only do drivers of vehicles have to abide to the traffic rules, so do bicyclists. Continue reading
Oswego lawyer Lou Anne Rucynski Coleman is running for Oswego County Family Court Judge and has been endorsed by the Oswego County Democratic Committee.
Coleman represents and advocates for children, parents and grandparents in Family Court. With more than 14 years of legal experience, she has proven her integrity and commitment to Oswego County families.
All of the libraries in Oswego County are receiving money through special funding in the state budget.
State Sen. Patty Ritchie obtained $148,000 for libraries in her Senate district in Central and Northern New York.