The Fitzhugh Park Elementary School “Crafting for the Cure” proved to be a tremendous success.
Students at the Oswego school gathered after school to design and construct a variety of craft items that culminated with a generous donation of more than $1,000 to the Golisano Children’s Hospital and Oswego Oncology.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today issued a Request for Applications soliciting proposals from states, municipalities, tribes, universities and nonprofit organizations for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants to fund new projects to restore and protect the Great Lakes.
Oswego County Opportunities will bring back afterschool programs at Fulton Junior High and Kenney Middle School in Hannibal thanks to money from the state.
State officials announced Friday $10.9 million in new grants for 68 Advantage After School Programs across New York state. OCO is receiving $220,000 to provide an afterschool program at the two schools.
According to a news release from Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office, the Advantage After School Programs provide thousands of school-age children with youth development opportunities for three hours at the end of each school day. Continue reading →
On June 27, preschool and school-age students at Discovery Day Care in Phoenix learned about bike safety.
Billie Brady Crandall from the Oswego County Traffic Safety Board talked to the students about the importance of wearing a helmet to protect their brain.
In the photo directly above, Crandall is shown putting the bike helmet on Trenton Hoyt to demonstrate the correct way to wear the bike helmet. She also went over the road signs and what they mean. She explained that not only do drivers of vehicles have to abide to the traffic rules, so do bicyclists. Continue reading →