The Sportsman’s World

By Leon Archer

I suspect every sportsman who has ever owned a trailer – boat, camper, utility, or whatever – has experienced the occasional times when the lights simply refuse to cooperate. 

Other things can go wrong with the various trailers, but light problems probably make up 90 percent of all the frustrations. I have had my share of run-ins with lights that were intent on spoiling my day.  Continue reading

Oswego Health, Menter Ambulance team to make senior citizens safer

In this photo, assisting seniors at Fulton’s Towpath Towers complete the medication forms are from left, Tracie DeSantis and Niki Samuels, both of Menter Ambulances. The mediation forms were developed by the local ambulance company and Oswego Health.
In this photo, assisting seniors at Fulton’s Towpath Towers complete the medication forms are from left, Tracie DeSantis and Niki Samuels, both of Menter Ambulance. The mediation forms were developed by the local ambulance company and Oswego Health.

Oswego Health and Menter Ambulance Service, along with Lifeline and the Oswego County Falls Prevention Coalition, recently teamed up to offer a safety program for Fulton seniors.

The program was held at senior living facilities, as well as during the senior lunch program at the Fulton Municipal Building. Continue reading

Happy Father’s Day, Dad!!

The Granby Elementary Parent Teacher Group hosted its annual Father’s Day Social June 6. Fathers attended the event with their sons, playing Guess Who, Connect Four and Topple while enjoying ice cream sundaes. The gym also was also for basketball. Pictured are kindergartner Jacob Newton sharing quality time with his father David during Granby’s annual Father’s Day celebration.
The Granby Elementary Parent Teacher Group hosted its annual Father’s Day Social June 6. Fathers attended the event with their sons, playing Guess Who, Connect Four and Topple while enjoying ice cream sundaes. The gym also was also for basketball. Pictured are kindergartner Jacob Newton sharing quality time with his father David during Granby’s annual Father’s Day celebration.

Volney students enjoy Game Day

Students play tug-of-war. Shown are, left to right, second-graders Alyssa Sawyer, Ellie Parkhurst, Layne Osborn, Parker Ellis and Nathan Hutchinson of Rauri Downes’ class tugging with all their might to win against the opposing team.
Students play tug-of-war. Shown are, left to right, second-graders Alyssa Sawyer, Ellie Parkhurst, Layne Osborn, Parker Ellis and Nathan Hutchinson of Rauri Downes’ class tugging with all their might to win against the opposing team.

Volney Elementary in the Fulton school district recently spent some fun time outdoors for Game Day, an annual event at the school that features a variety of fun outdoor activities for students to participate in.

Kindergartner Aubree Taber gets soaked by parent volunteer Melinda Wise following a water relay at Volney’s Game Day. Other activities included volleyball, jump rope and scooter races and parachute games.
Kindergartner Aubree Taber gets soaked by parent volunteer Melinda Wise following a water relay at Volney’s Game Day. Other activities included volleyball, jump rope and scooter races and parachute games.

DOT works with BOCES heavy equipment students

The state Department of Transportation recently visited students in Oswego County BOCES Heavy Equipment Repair and Operation program to explain job opportunities with the state, and to stress the importance of safety and proper usage of four different pieces of training equipment. Pictured is Equipment Trainer Cornell Bennett from the state DOT with student Garret Snyder, a student in the Mexico school district, on a Gradall XL3100, used for ditching. The DOT also brought a detach trailer used to haul equipment to demonstrate the correct way to load and chain down equipment to meet DOT regulations.
The state Department of Transportation recently visited students in Oswego County BOCES Heavy Equipment Repair and Operation program to explain job opportunities with the state, and to stress the importance of safety and proper usage of four different pieces of training equipment. Pictured is Equipment Trainer Cornell Bennett from the state DOT with student Garret Snyder, a student in the Mexico school district, on a Gradall XL3100, used for ditching. The DOT also brought a detach trailer used to haul equipment to demonstrate the correct way to load and chain down equipment to meet DOT regulations.

Head Start pre-K visits Rice Creek

Children and families from Oswego Head Start Pre-K spent the day exploring at Rice Creek Field Station. For more information about Head Start Pre-K contact us at 598-4711. Oswego Head Start is a Pre-K program operated by Oswego County Opportunities, a private nonprofit agency that has been supporting communities throughout Oswego County since 1966. For more information, visit www.oco.org
Children and families from Oswego Head Start Pre-K spent the day exploring at Rice Creek Field Station. For more information about Head Start Pre-K contact us at 598-4711. Oswego Head Start is a Pre-K program operated by Oswego County Opportunities, a private nonprofit agency that has been supporting communities throughout Oswego County since 1966. For more information, visit www.oco.org

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