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

Fire departments ready for this year’s Field Days

The Oswego County Fire Coordinator’s Office has announced the summer field day and parade schedule for 2014:

Lacona: May 29-31, parade May 31 at 7 p.m.

Richland, Old Home Days: June 14 from 1-4 p.m., parade at 2 p.m.

Constantia: June 27-29, parade June 28 at 6 p.m.

Oswego County Fair, Sandy Creek: July 2-6

Mexico: July 17-19, parade July 17 at 7 p.m.

Ringgold, Pulaski: July 31- Aug. 2, parade July 31 at 7 p.m.

Hannibal: Aug. 14-16, parade August 14 at 7 p.m.

Williamstown:  Aug. 14-16, parade August 16 at 6 p.m.

Redfield, Old Home Days: Aug. 30-31, parade August 30 at 6 p.m.

For additional information, please contact the local fire department directly.

Rabies clinic planned for June 4 in West Monroe

Submitted by Oswego County

The Oswego County Health Department will hold a rabies clinic for cats, dogs, and pet ferrets from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 4, at the West Monroe Town Highway Garage, 46 County Route 11.

The health department suggests a $5 donation per animal to help cover the cost of the rabies clinics, but no one will be turned away. Dogs should be leashed and cats and pet ferrets should be in a cage.

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