by Carol Thompson Oswego County is considered a stronghold for the Republicans, however, a recent poll shows President Barack Obama has a strong lead over his Republican challenger Mitt Romney. According to a Siena Research Institute poll, conducted between Sept. 5 and Monday, Obama has a 19-point lead over Romney in the newly created 24th(…)
Less than 400 tickets remain for the Fulton Lions Club’s 10th annual “Lions Loot” sweepstakes, it was announced by club President David Dingman. The event drawings are scheduled for 1 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 21 at the Fulton Polish Home. First prize is $10,000 and total prizes are $30,000. “Our goal is to sell all 1,000(…)
The entertainment line-up has been released for the upcoming CNY Great Pumpkin Festival, which is slated for Saturday, Sept. 29 and Sunday, Sept. 30 in Washington Square Park in Oswego. Saturday, the registration for the pumpkin weigh-in begins at 9 a.m. in the parking lot adjacent to the County Court building on East Oneida Street.(…)
The 40th annual House Tour event sponsored by the Heritage Foundation of Oswego County is scheduled for 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30 in the City of Oswego. To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the house tour, Heritage Foundation is introducing the Oswego Downtown Living Tour. It features six historic mixed-use commercial/residential properties and(…)
The Literacy Coalition of Oswego County is hosting a free literacy event called, “Dream Big: Read,” Sept. 22 from noon to 3 p.m. at Fairgrieve Elementary School, 716 Academy St., Fulton. The event is part of Oswego County Literacy Weekend, which begins with the Diane Falise Memorial Scrabble Fest Friday, Sept. 21, sponsored by and(…)
by Carol Thompson New Haven author Lisa M. Buske revealed the cover to her book, “Where’s Heidi” at an emotional ceremony held Friday at the location where her sister, Heidi Allen, disappeared. “Losing Heidi over 19 years ago was difficult. We also worried about Lisa,” Sue Allen, the mother of Heidi and Lisa, said. Through(…)
Donnie P. and the Celebration Polka Band from Waterford, N.Y. will be on stage at the Fulton Polish Fest Saturday, Sept. 22 from 2 to 7 p.m. at the Fulton Polish Home The band, under the leadership of Donnie Poteralski, has been performing throughout the Northeast for over 30 years. Poteralski and his grade school(…)
The Hannibal Central School Class of 1983 is planning its 30-year reunion. Organizers have created a web site but need e-mail addresses and contact information. Those seeking more information may send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.