Veterans seek teen volunteers to help place memorial flags at Mt. Adnah

Local Fulton teens who would like to do a Memorial Day good deed should show up at 9 a.m. Sunday, May 18, at the entrance of Mt. Adnah Cemetery on the east side of Fulton.

The Fulton VFW Post #569 and Fulton American Legion each year undergo the task of honoring our locally buried veterans by placing a flag and/or a new flag holder at veterans’ burial spots in seven local cemeteries. Continue reading

Porky and Buddy talk about dog happiness

Dear Porky and Buddy,

Yesterday I was talking to my brother about my new adopted dog, Enola, a black lab mix and I told him that she always appears to be smiling and that I thought she was very happy in her new home.  

You have to know that my brother is sort of a scientific know it all and he started to lecture me about anthropomorphism and how dogs don’t feel human emotions like happiness, blah, blah, blah.   

Is he right?  What do we know about dogs’ emotions?

Sandy

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Poetry Corner: Green With Envy, by Jim Farfaglia

Green With Envy, by Jim Farfaglia

Just days ago I planted
those wrinkled, faded dreams;
now look, the peas are up,
showing off their brilliant greens!

They leaf out from the get go,
born ready to break through;
they seem to have a lot to say
and I’m glad to hear it, too.

For peas announce the dawn of spring,
they’re first—and they know it;
oh, to be young, sweet and tender
and not afraid to show it.

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.

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