SUNY Oswego wraps up grandparent program with casino night

St. Luke resident Margaret Buske, left, places her bet at roulette during “Casino Night” hosted by the SUNY Oswego Adopt-A-Grandparent Program. SUNY Oswego senior Thomas Graniero, right, was among a group of students who acted as dealers for a number of games during the event. “Casino Night” was the last event of the semester for the Adopt-A-Grandparent Program at St. Luke. The program is an important and rewarding inter-generational experience for St. Luke residents and college students alike.
St. Luke resident Margaret Buske, left, places her bet at roulette during “Casino Night” hosted by the SUNY Oswego Adopt-A-Grandparent Program. SUNY Oswego senior Thomas Graniero, right, was among a group of students who acted as dealers for a number of games during the event. “Casino Night” was the last event of the semester for the Adopt-A-Grandparent Program at St. Luke. The program is an important and rewarding inter-generational experience for St. Luke residents and college students alike.

Students from the SUNY Oswego Adopt-A-Grandparent Program hosted a “Casino Night” for residents at St. Luke Health Services.

The evening featured a variety of games of chance, ranging from casino favorites like roulette, black Jack and keno to name a few.

Adopt-A-Grandparent Program students acting as the dealers ran the games. Music by KTC Entertainment, made for a special evening.

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2 men arrested stemming from weekend heroin overdoses

Two arrests have been made as a result of the investigation into three suspected heroin overdoses that occurred during the early morning hours of Saturday May 10, Oswego Police said.

On May 10, members of the Oswego City Police Departments Anti-Crime Team arrested Brian T. Tumolo, 21, of Manorville,  and charged him with criminal sale of a controlled substance third degree, a felony.

Polcie say that on May 9 and 10 in the city of Oswego, Tumolo knowingly and unlawfully sold heroin to two individuals, one being Gabriel A. Gonzalez. Police also said those two individuals are suspected to have ultimately overdosed on the heroin.

Both of those individuals were treated at the Oswego Hospital and released.

Oswego City Police additionally seized 40 bags of heroin that Tumolo allegedly possessed with the intent to sell.

Tumolo was arraigned in Oswego City Court and sent to the Oswego County Correctional Facility in lieu of $10,000 cash bail or $20,000 bail bond. He will be back in court May 27.

During the early evening hours of Monday May 12, members of the Anti-Crime Team also arrested Gabriel A. Gonzalez, 22, of Bridgeport, Conn. He was charged with criminal sale of a controlled substance third degree, a felony.

Police say on May 9,  Gonzalez knowingly and unlawfully sold heroin he allegedly received from Tumolo, to an individual within the city of Oswego. That individual was located on the SUNY Oswego campus and ultimately died from what is preliminarily believed to be a heroin overdose.

Gonzalez is being held pending his arraignment in Oswego City Court.

Throughout this investigation the Oswego City Police Department worked closely with the University Police at SUNY Oswego.

As always, Oswego City Police are asking anyone with information regarding this or any other illegal drug activity to contact them at 342-2283. Individuals wishing to remain anonymous may also contact the Oswego City Police Departments tip line at 342-8131, or email crimewatch@oswegony.org

 

 

 

Watch Fulton school budget hearing on Time Warner Cable

The public hearing on the Fulton City School District’s proposed 2014-2015 budget will air on Time Warner Cable public access channel 96 in Fulton.

The hearing will air on the following dates:

  • Wednesday, May 14 — 6 a.m. and 6 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 15 — Noon, 11 p.m.
  • Sunday, May 18 — 11 p.m.
  • Monday, May 19 — 6 a.m., noon, 8 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 20 — 6  and 8 a.m., noon

The vote on the school budget and for four board positions, a transportation proposition, the Fulton Library Charter and Tax Proposition, and election of seven library trustees, is 9 a.m to 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 20, at Lanigan, Granby, Fairgrieve and Volney elementary schools.

 For more information on the budget, call Superintendent William Lynch at 593-5510 or go to www.fulton.cnyric.org.

The public hearing was Wednesday, May 7.

The Sportsman’s World: Back to Fulton

By Leon Archer

We packed up and headed back to Fulton on May 7, leaving behind our grandson Beckett and Washington State, which is in full bloom right now.  

Rhododendrons in white, pink, lavender and reds are everywhere, with clouds of brilliant azaleas interspersed. Pink and white dogwood, lilacs, and bushes and trees I can’t identify are all in bright array. 

Wildflowers and cultivated varieties are everywhere. It makes driving an absolute visual joy.  Continue reading

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