The Oswego Valley Railroad Museum, located on the corner of West First and Lake streets near the harbor, is open to the public from noon to 5 p.m. every weekend until Labor Day. Continue reading
Dear Porky and Buddy,
I can’t go through my woods without gallons of Roundup because they are so infested with poison ivy and I am highly allergic.
If I even look at it I seem to get it, but my dogs run around in the woods all the time. It doesn’t seem to bother them at all.
Should I be worried?
P.S. I’m just kidding about the gallons of Roundup. It’s only a few quarts.
By Debra J. Groom
Beverly Belton was a bit curious when a postal service worker came to her door a week ago.
“He handed me an envelope and on the front it said ‘The White House,’” Belton said. I stumbled, I was shaking. I couldn’t get it open. I said, oh my God, oh my God.”
By state Sen. Patricia Ritchie
Did you know that Lyme disease can be caused by an insect as small as a poppy seed?
Lyme disease, an infection caused by a bacteria spread by the bite on an infected tick, is particularly prevalent in our area of the state — and that’s why we need to take extra caution to protect ourselves from this serious risk. Continue reading
By state Assemblyman Will Barclay
The implementation of the Common Core Learning Standards was easily the most talked about issue in K-12 education this year.
The Common Core is an initiative adopted by most states, including New York, that, in theory, is supposed to set new educational standards that will ensure all students are on track for college and career readiness. Continue reading
Milton “Pudge” Hartle, 77, of Oswego, formerly of Fulton, passed away suddenly Monday, July 14 at Oswego Hospital.
He worked as a self-employed contractor for many years and served in the U.S. Navy from 1955-1957 and was on the Navy boxing team.
Pudge enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Surviving are his children, Steven (Tiffany) Hartle, Donald (Sharon Miller) Hartle, Patricia (Stan) Johnson, Shelly Hewitt, April Hartle; siblings, Francis “Butch” Hall, Clinton Hall, Calvin Hall, Marlene Snow and Donald Lanning; many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Calling hours are from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday, July 17 at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton with services immediately following.
Burial will be at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Volney.