Leadership Oswego County graduation set for May 30

Submitted by SUNY Oswego

Leadership Oswego County, a program of the SUNY Oswego Office of Business and Community Relations, will hold graduation ceremonies for its class of 2014 at 6 p.m. Friday, May 30, in Sheldon Hall ballroom on the SUNY Oswego campus.

This marks the 21st year of the program that teaches community trusteeship, leadership skills, current issues and networking to a diverse group of community residents.

Leadership Oswego County prepares a select group of county residents to become the community leaders of the future.  Continue reading

Creation Studio dance recital May 17 in Oswego

Preschool Class (dancing to Indescribable) includes from left to right: Adelyn Evans, Elizabeth Brown, Molli-Grace Ruggio and Samantha Hendricks. (Missing from photo - Brianna Briglin)
Preschool Class (dancing to Indescribable) includes from left to right: Adelyn Evans, Elizabeth Brown, Molli-Grace Ruggio and Samantha Hendricks. (Missing from photo – Brianna Briglin)

Creation Studio, a Christian Dance Studio located at 198 W. First St., Oswego, will have its recital at 6 p.m. May 17 at the Oswego Community Christian School, 400 E. Albany St., Oswego.

 Dance director Jessica Goodnough said this is the studio’s first year. The recital is titaled “Shine for Him!” and it hopes to encourage the audience through the performances to “uplifting music that points us to what really matters in life — our relationship with God.”

There is an admission price for the recital.

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School Age I Class (dancing to The Great Adventure) includes from left to right: Julia Pearson, Abigail Wells, Ella Davis, Ciara Beshures, Adrianna Geroux and Addison LaRue.

United Way Golf Classic tees off July 14

John Nelson, chair for the 19th Annual United Way Golf Classic, meets with committee members to discuss details of the event. The tourney is Monday July 14 at the Oswego Country Club.  Seated from left are: Julie Welch of Eastern Shore Associates; SUNY Oswego student and United Way intern Steve Leventoff; United Way Resource Development Director Lois Luber; Dave Lloyd of Novelis and John Nelson of Nelson Funeral Home. Absent from photo are committee members Brian Finn of Entergy, Perry Noun, and Community Volunteers Connie Smith, and Kim McPherson.
John Nelson, chair for the 19th Annual United Way Golf Classic, meets with committee members to discuss details of the event. The tourney is Monday July 14 at the Oswego Country Club. Seated from left are: Julie Welch of Eastern Shore Associates; SUNY Oswego student and United Way intern Steve Leventoff; United Way Resource Development Director Lois Luber; Dave Lloyd of Novelis and John Nelson of Nelson Funeral Home. Absent from photo are committee members Brian Finn of Entergy, Perry Noun, and Community Volunteers Connie Smith, and Kim McPherson.

One of the area’s most anticipated and largest golf tournaments, the United Way of Greater Oswego County’s Annual Golf Classic is looking to be bigger and better than ever this year.  

Scheduled for Monday, July 14, the United Way Annual Golf Classic will be held at one of Central New York’s finest private golf courses, the Oswego County Club. Continue reading

Fulton tennis scores

May 7 — Fulton 1, Homer 6

Singles

  • 1S: Jack Stokoe (Homer) defeated Zach Perry (Fulton) 10-3
  • 2S: Drew Potter (Homer) d. Dakota Stoutenger (Fulton) 10-0
  • 3S: Brian Mitchell (Homer) d. Thomas Distin (Fulton) 10-1
  • 4S: Alex Cottrell (Homer) d. Evan Waugh (Fulton) 10-2

Doubles

  • 1D: Jacob Strauss and Benjamin McKay (Fulton) d. Ben Shultis and Tom Natale (Homer) 10-4
  • 2D: Collin Lake and Dan LHommediu (Homer) d. Bayley Raponi and Austin Nairn (Fulton) 10-2
  • 3D: Dylan Gilfilian and Brett Barden (Homer) d. Joshua Hotaling and Zach Vaccaro (Fulton) 10-1

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Oswego man edits WWII book

5-14_A&EitalianpowsLuciano J. Iorizzo of Oswego, former professor at SUNY Oswego and former city historian, is the editor of a newly published book about World War II through the eyes of Italian soldiers who were held as prisoners of war around the globe.

“Italian POWs Speak Out at Last: Italian Prisoners of War Break Their Silence” by Carlo Ferroni is published by Teneo Press.

The book consists of four sections, with Italian veterans telling of their experiences before and after the war in Italy, the fighting in North Africa, Greece, Yugoslavia, Russia and Italy itself, and their time as prisoners in the United States, Germany, Britain, India, South Africa, Australia and other countries. Continue reading

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