In this edition of Valley Viewpoints, the Memorial Day Salute Committee and the Oswego Public Library give thanks, and the Beckwiths argue in favor of keeping the Hannibal transfer station open.
By State Sen. Patricia Ritchie
Across New York state and our nation, heroin and opioid abuse is on the rise, leading to more drug overdoses and deaths in recent years than ever before.
Heroin abuse and the use of opioids are very serious problems. But, the good news is we’re taking steps to fight back. Continue reading
By State Assemblyman Will Barclay
The 2013-14 state legislative session is in its final month.
The governor, legislators and advocacy groups are all jockeying in attempt to get their favored legislation passed and signed into law before the legislative session concludes. Continue reading
By Ashley M. Casey
Two students from John C. Birdlebough High School in Phoenix are headed to the international GENIUS Olympiad, held June 15-20 at SUNY Oswego. The GENIUS Olympiad is a competition for high school students in the areas of science, art, design, writing and music.
Nicholas Bernard and Jonathan George, both ninth-graders in Susan Sharp’s earth science honors class, will present their research project “How Does Climate Change Impact the Cryosphere?” at the competition, which will host about 600 students from more than 50 countries. Continue reading
Submitted by Oswego County BOCES
An inaugural Earth Science Research Symposium at Phoenix’s John C. Birdlebough High School featured the research of 42 students from the school’s freshman class.
Earth science honors students from Susan Sharp and Andrea Ackles’ classes started tackling their research project assignments for the symposium back in early October. Continue reading
Michael L. Myers, 47 of South 12th Street, Fulton was charged June 8 with cocaine possession with intent to sell. Myers was observed urinating in front of the 7-Eleven store at 201 W. Broadway in Fulton by a police officer. Continue reading
A native of Fulton, Jessie was a life resident. She worked at Fulton Big M as a deli clerk from 1987-1991 and with her husband at Powers Tire Service in Fulton for many years.