by Rob Tetro Ridge Barden is never far from the minds of his teammates. Phoenix Varsity Football Coach Jeff Charles and his players recently began practice for the first season full season of football since Barden died tragically last October. But when there is darkness, there is light and Phoenix players have found light in(…)
A kids fishing class was held Aug. 18. Twenty-two children participated in the class, which was held at Lake Neatahwanta on Fulton’s west side. The class was sponsored by local fishing author Spider Rybaak and McGrath & Associates Carp Angling Services. Mike McGrath, billed as the most knowledgeable carp expert on the East Coast, held(…)
By Debra J. Groom A number of children in the Oswego and Fulton school district do not go hungry on the weekends anymore thanks to the Episcopal-Lutheran Faith Partnership of Oswego and Fulton and its participation in the Blessings in a Backpack program. The program, which began in 2005 in two schools in Louisville, Ky.,(…)
By Debra J. Groom For the second year, it will be a Merry Christmas for people in the transitional living programs at Oswego County Opportunities. Tonight, 40 people, some homeless, some struggling with mental illness or drug or alcohol problems, will gather in fellowship to share in the goodness of the season. They will eat(…)
Frank J. Zeno, 90, of Oswego, died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012. He is survived by his daughter, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. Funeral services will be private. Burial will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery. The arrangements are in the care of the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, Oswego.
Susan P. Nicholson, 56, of Terpening Road, Hannibal died Friday Nov. 2, 2012. Family and friends may call today, Nov. 7 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Keysor Funeral Service, 11362 South St., Cato. Other services will be private. For those wishing, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society in your area. She(…)
by Jerry Kasperek Ten cents for a cup of coffee — that’s highway robbery! — was the response Andy Butler got from his customers at the Green and White Diner when he upped the price of a cup of coffee from a nickel to a dime. “I thought they’d run me out of town,” he(…)