The Oswego County Department of Social Services will sponsor an informational meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 10 at the Department of Social Services, 100 Spring St., Mexico, for people who are interested in becoming foster or adoptive parents. Oswego County also needs Hispanic foster parents. El Condado de Oswego necesita padres de crianza(…)
By Tracy Kinne Sandy Todd-Wyman, 63, has eight weeks of unemployment benefits left. She hasn’t had health insurance coverage since March. She won’t be eligible for Medicare until she turns 65. She’s hoping the New York State of Health, the name chosen last week for the state’s health insurance exchange, can help her when it’s(…)
The Fulton city school district will conduct a practice bus run for kindergarten students Sept. 3. The buses will start their runs about 8 a.m. and arrive at their respective schools about 8:30 a.m. At the elementary schools, the bus driver will talk to the students about bus safety. The buses will begin the return(…)
The Dollar General Literacy Foundation recently awarded $4,000 in grants to support youth literacy programs in the Fulton City School District. “Youth literacy grants from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation are awarded at the beginning of the academic year to help make a distinct impact on the communities we serve by supporting programs that improve(…)
By Pastor David M. Grey Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church “It is God’s privilege to conceal things and the king’s privilege to search them out in order to discover them.” Proverbs 25:2 God uses various numbers in His word to express prophetic or spiritual truths. The challenge for us is to discover the meaning(…)
A crew from O’Brien and Gere engineers in Syracuse took core samples from Lake Neatahwanta in Fulton last week. The core samples are required by the state Department of Environmental Conservation before dredging can begin. Information from the samples will indicate how to dispose of sediment that is removed from the lake, said Mayor Ronald(…)
Members from the Local Civil Air Patrol unit, the F. R. Sussey Composite Squadron, will host a 9/11 memorial. The event is scheduled for 10 a.m. Sept. 8 and is open to the public. The Civil Air Patrol cadet colorguard will be taking part, along with special guests and local dignitaries. The memorial will be(…)
All Oswego County government offices, including the solid waste transfer stations and recycling drop-off centers, will be closed Monday, Sept. 2, for Labor Day.