DA, SUNY hold animal abuse investigation training

The Oswego County District Attorney’s Office, along with the SUNY Oswego University Police, will be co-hosting a training session regarding animal abuse investigations tonight.  The training will take place in the Hewitt-Union auditorium from 6 to 8 p.m.

The training is open to members of law enforcement and animal control officers who work in the county, as well as non-profit organizations such as the Humane Society and Paws Across Oswego County.  

To RSVP, call Gregory Oakes, Oswego County DA, at 349-3239.

Oswego student-athletes participate in Special Olympics

Submitted by Oswego County BOCES

Students from school districts throughout Central New York showcased their athletic abilities and team spirit during the Special Olympic games held at Cicero-North Syracuse High School May 15.

“Play hard, play smart and have fun,” said emcee Breanna Stewart, former C-NS basketball standout and a star for the University of Connecticut’s national championship hoops team.  Continue reading

Local students achieve honors at colleges

Ithaca College — Adam Kinney, a graduate student occupational therapy major in the School of Health Sciences and Human Performance at Ithaca College, awarded the Graduate Professional Excellence Award. The Graduate Professional Excellence Award is given to the graduate student who will be an excellent representative of the program in the professional community of occupational therapy, through clinical work, research, interdisciplinary projects, experiential learning, or work in the profession or local community.

Heidelberg University – Meghan Yost, Mexico, senior history and political science major, spring semester dean’s list.

Nazareth College – Kenneth Marshall of Fulton and Annie Viau of Central Square, graduated May 11 with master’s or doctoral degrees. Continue reading

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