By Rob Tetro The Phoenix boys’ varsity basketball team beat Solvay, 52-46 on Feb. 4, but were crushed by Westhill 78-48 on Jan. 29. The Firebirds now have a 9-6 overall record. Westhill proved why its ranked number 1 in the New York State Sports Writers Association state rankings in Class B when the Warriors(…)
The 2014 baseball season for Oswego Little League will kick off with the annual Spaghetti Dinner and Player Registration from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday Feb. 11 at the Oswego Elks Lodge. The season will be highlighted by Little League Baseball’s 75th Anniversary, which was established in 1939 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. It will be the(…)
Check out this video of the 2014 U.S. Army All-American Marching Band halftime performance at the All-American Bowl Game played Saturday, Jan. 4 at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. This marching band of 125 members features the top high-school seniors in the nation selected through audition by the NAfME (National Association for Music Education)(…)
A class in hand-painted silk scarves is being offered from 9 a.m. to noon,m Jan. 25 at Lakeside Artisans, 191 W. First St., Oswego. The instructor, Michele Southgate, will offer a class in painting silk scarves using a technique called Batik. Batik is an Indonesian method of producing colored designs on fabric by applying wax(…)
The Oswego County Legislature postponed its Health Committee meeting today, Wednesday, February 26 due to adverse weather conditions. The meeting will be re-scheduled at another time.
Wednesday’s Alzheimer caregiver support group at The Manor at Seneca Hill in Oswego has been canceled due to the weather, said officials with the Alzheimer’s Association, Central New York Chapter. The group meeting will not be rescheduled.
James P. Evans graduated from the State University College at Oneonta May 13 with a bachelor of science degree in history. He will pursue his master’s degree in library information science at the University of Buffalo. Evans is the son of Mike and Mary Evans of Fulton. He is a 2009 graduate of G. Ray(…)
Tiffany Latino, a native of Fulton, has been appointed communications director by state Sen. John A. DeFrancisco. Latino had served as assistant communications director for the senator since 2011. She previously worked as a news reporter for various media in Central New York. She is a graduate of the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.(…)
Nellie Mae Reynolds, 72, of Oswego, formerly of Fulton, passed away on Wednesday Jan. 15 at Oswego Hospital surrounded by her 10 children. Nellie was born in Palermo, a daughter to the late Walter and Laura Vandlinder, Sr. She was formerly employed as a nurse at Michaud Nursing Home. Nellie was a homemaker and enjoyed(…)
Geraldine June Baker, 86, passed away at Michaud Residential Health Services, on a Tuesday afternoon. June was born in Syracuse, schooled in Pulaski, and lived in the Fulton area most of her life. She worked at Sealright, GE, Michaud, CYO, Meals-On-Wheels and home. She was the wife of one, mother of five, and friend of(…)
Along with a New Year come a number of new laws for New York state. As the calendar page turned to 2014, a number of new measures went into effect — many of them aimed at providing much-needed tax relief that will create new opportunities to enable businesses and taxpayers to succeed. Here’s a look(…)
The governor recently signed a number of bills into law. I wanted to take some time this week to make you aware of a few new ones that will or have recently become effective. Military Tax Exemption A6223 exempts members of the military upon returning to New York from having to pay New York sales(…)