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

Chamber golf tournament at Beaver Meadows June 16

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Alex Smith, head golf professional at Beaver Meadows Golf Club in Phoenix, shoots for the cup in preparation for the Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce Golf Spectacular. Hosted by the Beaver Meadows Golf Club, the four-person captain and crew format event will be held June 16. For information regarding team registration and sponsorship opportunities, contact the chamber office at 343-7681, via e-mail at: events@oswegofultonchamber.com, or visit www.Pictured from left with Smith are Golf Committee Members, Brooks Wright of KBM Management; Interim Executive Director of the Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce, Nathan Emmons; and Co-Chairperson John Zanewych of Big John Sales. Absent from photo are committee members: Aaron Roth of Northwestern Mutual, Deana Michaels of Pathfinder Bank, Bill Hubel of Blue Moon Grill and Carol Dillabough of the Oswego Elks Lodge #271.

Members of the Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce Golf Committee are busy finalizing the details for one of the chamber’s most popular events, the Annual Golf Spectacular.

Scheduled for Monday, June 16, the 2014 Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce Golf Spectacular will feature a four-person captain and crew format and tee off at 10 a.m. at Beaver Meadows Golf Club, 185 Barnard Drive in Phoenix. Continue reading

Making sure children are riding safely in cars

The Child Passenger Safety team made sure that every baby they saw was riding as safely as possible at last month’s child passenger safety seat check at the Best Western in Oswego. Child Passenger Safety Education is funded by a grant from the state Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee. Free safety seat checks are done throughout the county year round. Pictured are some of the experts in the field: Trooper Ann Cunningham; Legislator and Traffic Safety Board member, Amy Tressider; Kathy Jamerson; Deputy Todd Delmar. In back are Bri Tice and Trooper Eric Heath. For more information, email the Traffic Safety Board Coordinator, Billie Crandall Brady, at bcbrady@cnymail.com.
The Child Passenger Safety team made sure that every baby they saw was riding as safely as possible at last month’s child passenger safety seat check at the Best Western in Oswego. Child Passenger Safety Education is funded by a grant from the state Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee. Free safety seat checks are done throughout the county year round. Pictured are some of the experts in the field: Trooper Ann Cunningham; Legislator and Traffic Safety Board member, Amy Tressider; Kathy Jamerson; Deputy Todd Delmar. In back are Bri Tice and Trooper Eric Heath. For more information, email the Traffic Safety Board Coordinator, Billie Crandall Brady, at bcbrady@cnymail.com.

Hannibal Historical Society sells church anniversary ornament

To celebrate the 175th anniversary of the organization of the Methodist Church of Hannibal, the Hannibal Historical Society has released the HANNIBAL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH ornament, the latest in a series offered by the society. The pewter ornament is presented in a black pouch and features a red cord for hanging.  This photo shows the front and back of the ornament. Those wishing to purchase an ornament for $15 each should call Ann Mahaney at 564-5658.
To celebrate the 175th anniversary of the organization of the Methodist Church of Hannibal, the Hannibal Historical Society has released the HANNIBAL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH ornament, the latest in a series offered by the society. The pewter ornament is presented in a black pouch and features a red cord for hanging. This photo shows the front and back of the ornament. Those wishing to purchase an ornament for $15 each should call Ann Mahaney at 564-5658.

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