by Dan Farfaglia Tonight’s match between Fulton and Phoenix marks the 12th “showdown” between these two teams in their short but very intense rivalry. The Firebirds never came close to beating Fulton until the 2006 Section III Duals quarterfinals when Fulton’s Matt Bogardus won a major decision in the final bout to give Fulton a(…)
by Rob Tetro The Hannibal boys varsity basketball team held off Solvay following the Bearcats’ furious fourth quarter rally. After a hard fought first quarter, Hannibal took a commanding lead after outscoring Solvay by 15 points during the second and third quarters. The Warriors play remained consistent as they withstood Solvay’s valiant efforts to rally(…)
Tickets are still available for the 11th annual Jamboree Fund-raiser to benefit Parents of Special Children. The event will be held Sunday, June 10 from noon until 4 p.m. at the Scriba Fire Department. The family event, which will include spaghetti dinner, live entertainment by Bloodline, door prizes, 50/50 raffles, and children’s activities, is organized(…)
The War of 1812 Bicentennial Peace Garden, located near the Leotta-Seaway Trail Park at 158 E. First St., Oswego, will be officially dedicated at 4 p.m. Saturday, June 16. The garden was originally developed in 2003 by City Engineer Anthony A. Leotta, the Jay Saternow family, and several volunteers from the community. It was named(…)
After school activities in Altmar-Parish-Williamstown, Central Square, Mexico and Sandy Creek are canceled. Pulaski has no activities after 5:30 p.m. The eighth-grade parent night is rescheduled for Jan. 13.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo today (Monday, Jan. 6) announced that parts of the New York State Thruway in Western New York will be closed due to extreme winter weather conditions. The Thruway between Exit 55 (Route 219/Lackawanna/Springville/Orchard Park/West Seneca) and Exit 61 (Shortman Road, Ripley) will be closed to commercial vehicles at 3PM today. Starting(…)
Christine D. Cerklewich, 54, of Oswego, died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013 peacefully at home with her family and four golden retrievers. She was born in Syracuse and she has been a Central New York for most of her life. Mrs. Cerklewich worked as the director of Oswego County Department of Social Services. She enjoyed hiking(…)
Lewis A. George, 85, of Hannibal died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013 at the Syracuse Veteran Affairs Medical Center. Born in Clayton, he was a 48 year resident of Hannibal. He retired as an insurance agent from R.J. MacDougall Insurance Agency in Fulton. He had previously owned his own insurance agency, was a former district manager(…)
by Jim Farfaglia Walking Song My feet, in a musical mood, keep a steady 4/4 time. The neighborhood dog, with his throaty growl, fills in the bass notes. A distant hunter, from his echoing gunshots, adds some percussion as the songbird, through the lilting air, carries our melody.
by Pastor David Grey “Woe to me if I do not preach the gospel!” – 1 Corinthians 9:16-17 As many of you know, the Alliance Defending Freedom declared Oct. 7 as “Pulpit Freedom Sunday.” They urged pastors to use their pulpits on that day to either promote or denigrate specific political candidates, political parties and/or(…)