The warm sun shining, the rhythmic sound of waves lazily lapping the shoreline, and the joyful laughter of students enjoying the great outdoors … these were all part of Oswego County BOCES Camp Hollis Fun Day. Continue reading →
The American Red Cross encourages blood donors to help prevent a summer shortage by rolling up a sleeve to give. Donors of all blood types are urged to schedule an appointment now, especially those with types O negative, B negative and A negative. Continue reading →
Invasive Species Awareness week is July 6 to 12 and the local organization wants people living and visiting Oswego County to learn more about these species and how to keep them from spreading. Continue reading →
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 →
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 →