The Oswego County Farm Bureau is partnering with the New York Farm Bureau Foundation for Agricultural Education on a new pilot program to help people better understand where their food comes from. Continue reading
Submitted by Oswego County
More than 475 fifth-grade students attended the 12th Annual Oswego County Progressive Agriculture Safety Day June 4 at the Oswego County fairgrounds in Sandy Creek. Continue reading
Submitted by SUNY Oswego
A study led by SUNY Oswego faculty member Amy Bidwell brings new light to negative effects of high-sugar diets, plus how physical activity can have positive counter-effects.
Bidwell, who teaches in Oswego’s health promotion and wellness department, found that just adding 75 grams of fructose — two 20-ounce lemon-lime sodas — to the daily diet of healthy participants caused massive increases in cholesterol and other markers that can threaten heart and other health. Continue reading
Information submitted by District Attorney Gregory Oakes
With summer finally here, many homeowners will soon be seeking to have repairs and renovations made to their home.
While most contractors are honest and dependable, every year the Oswego County District Attorney’s Office receives calls about contractors who took the homeowner’s money, performed little to no work, and was never heard from again. Continue reading
Fizz! Boom! Read! is the science-based theme for the Oswego Bookmobile’s 2014 summer program.
Each week of the summer from July 7 to Aug. 22 has its own theme as well. The Bookmobile has scheduled events throughout the summer to promote reading to children. Continue reading
It was July 1, 1984 when Nancy Jo Scamurra went missing.
The then 14-year-old was last seen walking alone in the late evening hours of July 1 in the area of Scamridge Curve and Evanshire Lane in her hometown of Amherst, outside Buffalo.
Police believe she may have been walking the family’s German shepherd dog, which returned home.
On the 30th anniversary of her disappearance, the Oswego County Sheriff’s Office is bringing the cold case to the public eye again in hopes someone remembers seeing something, hearing something that could be helpful in the case. Continue reading
Tom Gilbo has been singing his tribute to Elvis Presley since he was five years old and will continue when he kicks off this summer season at Henley Park in Phoenix.
“Music in the Park’s” opening concert is 6 p.m. Monday, July 7, at Henley Park in Phoenix. Gilbo, with his perfect pitch gracefully gliding to the highest of notes, brings Elvis alive for crowds in Phoenix and elsewhere. Continue reading
By Jerry Hogan Kasparek
In the mail the other day came a letter from an insurance company offering me an opportunity to buy life insurance.
The letter began: “Dear Geraldine, as you approach your 80th birthday”… I read no further… Continue reading