The newest members of the Oswego Middle School National Junior Honor Society were recognized recently at induction ceremonies at the Robinson-Faust Theatre for the Performing Arts. In front (left to right) are Jillian Dowdle, Nick Brown, Sophia Griffiths, Kelly Lizotte, Elly Maniccia, Elizabeth Martin while in back are faculty Adviser Danielle Rombough, Dylan Reitz, Olivia Rando, Dane Richardson, Sydney Terpening and faculty Adviser Sue Roik. Absent from photo are Jenna Bradshaw and Clarissa Miller.
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The Oswego Middle School National Junior Honor Society conducted its annual induction ceremony Sunday, May 4 as a dozen students signed the membership book and took the oath.
The newest inductees were honored at ceremonies in the Oswego High School Robinson-Faust Theatre for the Performing Arts.
The Oswego Children’s Theater is looking for many more than a few good actors to participate in their upcoming production of “Shrek the Musical.”
Auditions are scheduled for 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday May 13 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday May 16 at the New Haven Congregational Church, on Route 104 east between Oswego and Mexico.
The production will then get off to a quick start with the first rehearsal scheduled for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 17 also at the church.
Images of sweets from Treat Me Sweet and the grandchildren of owner Diane Sokolowski at a previous Arts Fest.
CNY Arts Center announced a new downtown location for the 4th annual Arts Fest, which runs 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 14.
Included in the festival will be the Arts in the HeART Gallery at 47 S. First St., Fulton.
“We are celebrating the first anniversary of the gallery the entire month of June and felt the downtown location was perfect for our annual celebration of handmade original art,” said Nancy Fox, director.
Exelon Generation’s Nine Mile Point Nuclear Station has awarded three employees’ children 2014 educational scholarships.
This year’s scholarship recipients are Rebecca Hall, Sarah Tomlinson and Adam Clawson. They were selected from a pool of 28 applicants.
“Giving back to our community is a major focus for us,” said Chris Costanzo, site vice president. “I’m impressed with the quality of this year’s applications.”
Volunteer Greg Wait looks on as Tyler Bertrand throws a ball to win a carnival game Friday night in the Granby Elementary School gymnasium. All funds raised during the event went to the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central New York.
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The Granby Elementary School community united for a charitable cause Friday May 2 as the gymnasium and cafeteria were bustling with activities during an indoor carnival.
The event, which benefited Make-A-Wish of Central New York, featured bounce houses, carnival games, a photo booth and food. Each person purchased tickets to participate in the different activities, with all money going toward making a sick child’s dream come true.
Granby Elementary students Coleton Crouse, Denzil McCarty-Castillo, Brady Wagner and Abby Somers play a game of Candy Land during Friday’s Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports celebration at the school.
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Looking to recognize students for their positive behavior in the classroom, Granby Elementary School teachers and administrators held a celebration May 2 with a variety of activities for the students.
The PBIS (Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports) event celebrates the district’s approach to teaching, modeling, recognizing and supporting positive behaviors in school.
Trustee Emeritus Charlie Young and Librarian Edward Elsner unveil the new map.
Dozens gathered May 2 at the Oswego Public Library for the invitation-only unveiling of a historic Map of Oswego restored after 160 years.
Sometime in the 1900s this map found its way into the director’s office at the Oswego Public Library where it hung until the library was renovated in 2005.