News from the federal Labor Department:
Recovery work should not put you in the recovery room.
- Being struck by falling objects such as tree limbs and utility poles
- Falls while working in aerial lifts or on ladders
- Lacerations or amputations from unguarded or improperly operated chain saws and power tools
- Heat exhaustion, heat stress, heat stroke
- Electrocution due to downed power lines or downed objects in contact with power lines
- Burns from fires caused by energized line contact or equipment failure
Facebook and news outlets are alive with news of the Midway Drive-In — an icon in Oswego County — being hit badly in Tuesday’s storm.
Photos show the screen shredded. The drive-in is a popular spot in the county often showing two to three different movies each night.
The Midway Drive-In is midway between Fulton and Oswego, near Minetto, on Route 48.
Oswego Police are urging residents to be careful due to downed trees throughout the city.
On Tuesday, July 8, the city of Oswego experienced high winds which caused some significant damage in the form of fallen trees, downed power lines, and various power outages throughout the City of Oswego.
Longtime shipwreck hunters from the Rochester area have discovered a different type of wreckage in Lake Ontario off Oswego.
According to a press release, the wreck of a U.S. Air Force C-45 aircraft abandoned during flight by its crew in 1952 has been located in deep water off Oswego.
Lawrence F. Croucher, 63, of Oswego died Friday July 4, 2014 in University Hospital, Syracuse.
He was born in Syracuse, the son of the late Leslie and Anna (Perry) Croucher.
Larry was a plant pathologist and crop consultant for Crop Production Services, of Sodus, NY.
He is survived by his wife of eight years, Joyce Croucher of Oswego; children Benjamin (Melanie) Croucher of PA, Carrie Croucher of Boston Sean Croucher of HI; stepchildren Judith (Eric) Emerling of Springville, Tanya Kszystyniak of Ithaca, Joshua Kszystyniak of Syracuse; his brother, Thomas (Sonia) Croucher of Indiana; and four grandchildren.
Funeral services were at 11 a.m. Tuesday July 8 at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, Oswego. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton.
Calling hours were Monday July 7 at the funeral home, 147 W. Fourth St., Oswego.
The Professional Journalists and Communicators of Oswego County (PJC) has awarded the organization’s Muriel Allerton Scholarship Award to Tara Stacy of Oswego High School. Continue reading
Ian P. Stanbridge, 61, of Phoenix, NY passed away at his home surrounded by family after battling a long illness.
Mr. Stanbridge was born to the late John and Olive “Joyce” (Jones) Stanbridge of Cheltenham, England. He has been a resident of the United States since 1976 and has been living in Phoenix, NY since 1977.
Mr. Stanbridge had served in the Territorial Army in England. He worked as a maintenance mechanic and machinist at Anheuser Busch, Baldwinsville, NY for 24 years.
Mr. Stanbridge was the founding member of the Baldwinsville Brewery Bicycling Club. He enjoyed being a past volunteer with Boy Scouts of America and the Phoenix Little League.
Mr. Stanbridge is survived by his wife of 40 years, Glenda Stanbridge of Phoenix, NY; children, Matthew (Jesse) Stanbridge of CA and Katherine (Matthew) Maine of Pennellville, NY; granddaughter Vivian Maine of Pennellville, NY; sisters and brother-in-laws, Jennifer Kinder, Gillian (Clive) Berriman both of Cheltenham, England, and Debra (Martin) Jenkins of Staffordshire, England; and several nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be held privately. There will be no calling hours.
The family has requested that donations may be made in honor of Ian to Rails to Trails Conservancy, The Duke Ellington Building, 2121 Ward Ct., NW 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20037; American Lung Association, 55 W. Wacker Drive Suite 1150, Chicago, IL 60601 or to All Saints Episcopal Church, 149 S. First St. Fulton, NY 13069.
The Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. Second St. S., Fulton has care of the arrangements.