The state is providing nearly $700,000 in grants so local law enforcement agencies can either purchase equipment for the first time or upgrade existing systems that allow them to video record interrogations, a practice widely recognized as enhancing the fairness and effectiveness of the criminal justice system. In Oswego County, $11,708 will go to the(…)
We at The Valley News are asking readers to leave comments here on the website on their remembrances of the day 50 years ago when President John F. Kennedy was killed. Tell us where you were, how you heard and what you remember about your reaction, others reactions and what you thought about this moment(…)
Lawyer Lesley C. Germanow has joined the Nelson Law Firm, it was announced by Allison J. Nelson, owner. Germanow will be responsible for representing clients in the areas of municipal law, real estate, business and corporate law, estate, trusts and vehicle and traffic matters. Germanow is admitted to practice law in New York and the(…)
Dustin Geers and Andrew Halsey joined Burritt Motors recently as sales representatives, it was announced by Chris Burritt, owner. “Dustin and Andrew have skills and qualifications that are an excellent match for the positions,” Burritt said. “ We’re delighted to add them to our growing sales team.” Halsey had worked as a technician for a(…)
United Way of Greater Oswego County is offering a limited number of mini-grants to community organizations. The organizations must reflect the United Way’s mission and its five funding categories: emergency services; heal and special needs; supporting families and children; senior services; and youth development. United Way Executive Director Melanie Trexler said the mini-grants are for(…)
A SUNY Oswego alumnus will return to the stage of the Funny Bone Comedy Club at Destiny USA at 4 p.m. Nov. 30. John Wolfson, who has been performing since 2007, will bring The Magical John Show for a family matinee including magic and comedy. the show is appropriate for all ages.
In 1920, seven acres were purchased on Cayuga Street for use as a school athletic field. Financing for this acquisition was quite unique. All the money was raised and donated by the students, alumni, residents and teachers of the school system. Subscribers of the fund actually held the deed to the property and granted the(…)
William C. Fox, a partner in Fox Dealerships Inc. in Phoenix and Auburn, has been named vice chairman of the board of directors of the National Automobile Dealers Association. The position puts him in line for chairman in 2015. “I am honored to be elected by my peers as NADA vice chairman,” said Fox, who(…)