Officials visit Lake Ontario Royal Arch Masons

On Monday, June 1, George A. Reed, assistant grand lecturer, and John B. Covell, district deputy grand high priest, made their annual official visit to Lake Ontario No. 165 Chapter of Royal Arch Masons. The Royal Arch Masons enjoyed a ham supper with their guests prepared by Lake City Victoria Eastern Star at their chapter located at 765 E. Seneca St., Oswego. The companions adjourned to their chapter rooms for a brief business meeting after which the books and records were  reviewed by Covell and Reed. Both officers gave a a talk about the plans for the coming year. Covell read a messaged form the Grand High Priest Piers A. Vaughan. At the conclusion of the meeting the Royal Arch Mason retired to refreshments. Pictured are front, Robert Taylor, John E. Congdon, Allen Boyce; back row, David Constable, the Rev. George A. Reed, William Pittsley, James Rizzo, Ronald Bond John Coville and Harry Frazer. Photo by Carol Reed
On Monday, June 1, George A. Reed, assistant grand lecturer, and John B. Covell, district deputy grand high priest, made their annual official visit to Lake Ontario No. 165 Chapter of Royal Arch Masons. The Royal Arch Masons enjoyed a ham supper with their guests prepared by Lake City Victoria Eastern Star at their chapter located at 765 E. Seneca St., Oswego. The companions adjourned to their chapter rooms for a brief business meeting after which the books and records were reviewed by Covell and Reed. Both officers gave a a talk about the plans for the coming year. Covell read a messaged form the Grand High Priest Piers A. Vaughan. At the conclusion of the meeting the Royal Arch Mason retired to refreshments. Pictured are front, Robert Taylor, John E. Congdon, Allen Boyce; back row, David Constable, the Rev. George A. Reed, William Pittsley, James Rizzo, Ronald Bond John Coville and Harry Frazer.
Photo by Carol Reed

Cultural fair at Fairley

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Third-graders at Fairley Elementary School learned about various countries at a Cultural Fair June 5. Students and their families sampled food from foreign countries and students wrote reports about a specific country’s history, language, celebrations and national sport. Celeste Stevens (right) shares facts about Brazil with her mother Nancy.

Marc Mero tells students to work hard for goals

Dennis M. Kenney Middle School student Alivia Diefenbacher meets with motivational speaker Marc Mero after a Champion of Choices assembly held Friday in the school cafetorium.
Dennis M. Kenney Middle School student Alivia Diefenbacher meets with motivational speaker Marc Mero after a Champion of Choices assembly held Friday in the school cafetorium.

Submitted by Oswego County BOCES

Former professional wrestler-turned-motivational speaker Marc Mero used his wealth of life experience to inspire Dennis M. Kenney Middle School students during an assembly May 30.

Mero, who gained notoriety as a wrestler with the World Wrestling Federation in the early 1990s and later struggled with addiction and adversity, brought his message of hope to Hannibal students.  Continue reading

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