Oswego school board recognizes Battle of the Books competitors

The Oswego City School District Board of Education recognized the Oswego “Battle of the Books” winners at recent board meeting. The seventh- and eighth-graders earned a berth in the county wide competition. Students Shae Carter, Tessa Smith and Dakota Contryman, front,  were joined by Board of Education President Kathleen Allen, left, their coach Sarah Helton, center, and Superintendent Ben Halsey, right.
The Oswego City School District Board of Education recognized the Oswego Battle of the Books winners at recent board meeting. The seventh- and eighth-graders earned a berth in the county wide competition. Students Shae Carter, Tessa Smith and Dakota Contryman, front, were joined by Board of Education President Kathleen Allen, left, their coach Sarah Helton, center, and Superintendent Ben Halsey, right.

APW first-graders join diabetes fight

First-grader Talen Vaikness of APW Elementary School gives Daniel Pone a high-five during the Tour de APW Elementary School celebration.
First-grader Talen Vaikness of APW Elementary School gives Daniel Pone a high-five during the Tour de APW Elementary School celebration.

“Together we can beat diabetes!”

Those are the words that Altmar-Parish-Williamstown Central School District Physical Therapist Daniel Pone said as he high-fived each first-grader in the district’s elementary school during a celebration to honor the students for their participation in a fundraiser for the American Diabetes Association. Continue reading

Skin cancer, other issues topic of Ask the Doctor program

Drs. Melanie Pence and Nicholas Groch with a piece of equipment in their office. They will be answering questions during an Ask the Doctor program June 10 at Oswego Hospital.
Drs. Melanie Pence and Nicholas Groch with a piece of equipment in their office. They will be answering questions during an Ask the Doctor program June 10 at Oswego Hospital.

As summer approaches, community members can learn about skin care, including the signs and prevention of skin cancer, as well as about the latest in non-surgical facial rejuvenation during an Ask the doctor program by Oswego Health’s two otolaryngologists. Continue reading

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