Oswego County students in need of school supplies will find it easier to get ready for school thanks to the United Way Stuff-A-Bus campaign. The Stuff-A-Bus campaign, which began this past spring, was initiated to collect donations so that children in need throughout Oswego County would have the supplies they need to begin the new(…)
The Friends of History in Fulton will host the third Hunter Arms Homecoming Aug. 23 through 25. The event will feature a display of Hunter Arms memorabilia and L.C. Smith double-barrel shotguns. A competitive three-event shoot consisting of trap, skeet and five stand will take place at Pathfinder Fish & Game Club. Members of the(…)
A group of 9-year-old to 12-year-old youths from New York City will travel to Central New York later this month, around Aug. 20, for a one-week to 10-day visit. Families and individuals are being sought as hosts. Call 1-800-367-0003 for information.
By Tracy Kinne There are a lot of bugs in the Fulton area, but the people, especially Kathy Froio, are very nice. That’s according to Adara Johnson, 14, of Brooklyn, who has been spending part of every summer with Froio, whom she calls “Mimi,” for the past five years. Johnson is among 30 New York(…)
Fulton native raises awareness, funds for cancer research with 353-mile run. By Ashley M. Casey Benjamin Hall is running for his life – and others’, too. Hall, a Fulton native who now hails from Manchester, Md., is raising awareness and money for the American Cancer Society with a 353-mile run from Maryland to Fulton. Hall(…)
Executive Director of the Child Advocacy Center of Oswego County, Karrie Damm, has announced that plans are underway for the agency’s 10th annual Blue Ribbon Ride Against Child Abuse. Scheduled for Sept. 7, rain or shine, the event is a family friendly, full-day affair with something for everyone. One of Central New York’s premier motorcycle(…)
A fundraiser to benefit the Dale Osborn Music Scholarship will be 2 to 7 p.m. Aug. 17 at the Volney Fire Hall on state Route 3. There will be door prizes, raffles and live music and dinner. Dale Osborn was a veteran and local musician killed by an automobile while riding his motorcycle in August(…)
One of Oswego County Opportunities’ most vital health programs, the Cancer Services Program Partnership received some good news recently when it was notified that the program has secured funding for the next five years. The program provides uninsured men and women aged 40 to 64 with a range of cancer screenings including clinical breast exams,(…)