Submitted by SUNY Oswego Two SUNY Oswego students and a biological sciences faculty member are studying whether changing weather patterns affect the migratory paths and ecological relationships of Canada geese from northern Quebec. They will share findings April 9 during the college’s annual Quest day. Junior biology major Jeffrey Benjamin and junior meteorology and applied(…)
The Ladies Swingers Golf League will have a general meeting at 10 a.m. April 24 at the Battle Island Restaurant. Anyone interested in joining the league should come to the meeting. Call Roberta Mitchell at 598-8035 for more information. Regular league play begins May 1.
By Ashley M. Casey The supermarket chain Aldi Inc. has requested a special use permit from the city of Fulton to begin building a store on the former Nestlé site on the corner of Fay and South Fourth streets. The Common Council approved a resolution to set a public hearing April 15 for the special(…)
By Rob Tetro The Phoenix girls’ eighth-grade basketball team came into the season losing three players to the Lady Firebirds junior varsity and varsity teams. But coach Jen Mainville was able to bring an advanced seventh-grade player to the team. As the season began, the Lady Firebirds had several goals. One was to develop into(…)
By Debra J. Groom Oswego County’s unemployment rate remains in double digits for February 2014. Although the rate is down from a year ago, it is still one of the highest in the state. In February 2013, the jobless rate was 11.7 percent, while in February 2014, it was 10 percent. The February 2014 rate(…)
The new state budget for 2014-15 just passed this week by the legislature and signed by the governor includes some money to help hunters and anglers. Here are some of the items in the budget: ** $4 Million for New York State Hatcheries and Continued Efforts to Stock NY’s Waterways. The money will be used(…)
The New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) has recognized the seven varsity winter athletic teams in the Fulton City School District. The association presented Scholar/Athlete Team Awards to the following teams: Girls’ basketball, boys’ basketball, girls’ bowling, ice hockey, boys’ indoor track, girls’ indoor track, and boys’ swimming. To receive the NYSPHSAA’s(…)
Three students at Oswego’s Taeskwondo America recently received their first degree black belts during the 2013 Winter Black Belt Test Feb. 1 and 2 at Oswego High School. Caitlin Lilly, Madison Malone and Kiara Barton tested for their first degree black belt and Assistant Instructor Bernadet Pryor tested for her third degree black belt. Kiara(…)