Participants in Catholic Charities’ Family Education, Family Support Services and Relatives Raising Relatives programs were recently treated to a group picnic at Scriba Town Park. Twenty-nine families gathered for a day of fun and networking. “It was a great day,” said Jonathan Gilmore, program supervisor for the Relatives Raising Relatives program. “The children enjoyed an(…)
Members from the Local Civil Air Patrol unit, the F. R. Sussey Composite Squadron, will host a Sept. 11 memorial service 10 a.m. Sept. 8 at the Oswego County Airport. The Civil Air Patrol cadet color guard will take part. The memorial will be held in conjunction with the Experimental Aircraft Association pancake breakfast.(…)
By Roy Hodge Out of nowhere a couple of weeks ago, I thought of an old song that my mother sang to me over 50 years ago. It was a new song then, sung by Bing Crosby, and probably on the hit parade. I clearly remember the song’s title: “Swinging on a Star,” and many(…)
The Central New York area, including Oswego County, needs new volunteers for the AARP Tax-Aide program. In 2012, the program served more than 4,000 taxpayers at 19 locations. The program will train volunteers in tax preparation. For more information, contact Ellen Wahl, Oswego County district coordinator, at email@example.com.
In addition to the four-part Introduction to Computers workshop, the Oswego Public Library also is featuring Writing Cover Letters, Introduction to Microsoft Word, Advanced Pinterest, and Self-Publishing and Marketing Your Book. Times and dates are: Writing Cover Letters, 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 14 Intoduction to Microsoft Word, 2 to 4 p.m. Sept. 19 Advanced(…)
Muriel Allerton among those profiled in new book A new book co-edited by current and former State University College at Oswego faculty recounts the indelible niches the women of New York state have carved, from suffragist Susan B. Anthony to astronaut Eileen Collins, from abolitionist and humanitarian Harriet Tubman to actor, comedian and producer Lucille(…)
Dan Mahaney has announced his intention to seek another term as highway superintendent for the Town of Hannibal. Mahaney’s mission has been to improve the safety of the town’s 56 miles of highways, while staying within the limits of a strict budget during tough economic times and obtaining grants to help offset taxpayer expense. Mahaney(…)
Sean Simpson, a fresh face in the town of Hannibal, is a candidate for the town highway superintendent. Although he is a relatively new resident, he is confident he would have a positive impact as the new superintendent. Simpson said he is committed to meeting the roadway and travel needs of Hannibal’s residents. Simpson grew(…)