The Oswego County Health Department has been notified that four more pools of mosquitoes, collected from the Toad Harbor/Big Bay Swamp area on the north shore of Oneida Lake, have tested positive for Eastern equine encephalitis. Public Health Director Dr. Dennis Norfleet said the virus has spread from a species of mosquito that feeds on birds to a species that bites humans, As a result, Oswego County is preparing to conduct aerial spraying of the Toad Harbor and Big Bay swamps by the middle of or late next week.
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Oswego students and parents were encouraged to use education internet services on the Oswego City School District web page during Study Zone Blitz II.
The Oswego Sub Shop and Tim Hortons will serve as the Ã¢â‚¬Å“Official Food SponsorsÃ¢â‚¬Â of this yearÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Erik Cole Dream Big Foundation Golf & Hockey Classic, to be held August 1-3 in Oswego, according to Event Organizer Kevin Caraccioli.
Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances, we will not be having the canal and harbor cruises originally scheduled for our Canal Celebration.
Inv. Joseph Harriger took photos in the Maxwells’ master bedroom, showing numerous cats inside the closed room and piles of feces in several spots.Ã‚Â But he didn’t stay long.Ã‚Â “When I went in, I was taken back by the strong odor of ammonia,” he said.Ã‚Â “When I went to take a breath, I felt like I couldn’t.”Ã‚Â He stayed only 5 minutes.
Rep. John McHugh easily passed his first test on the road to becoming Secretary of the Army.
Even a Senator who criticized McHugh said he strongly supported the North Country Congressman for the job.
Allison Carmody, of Oswego Girl Scout Troop 41, is working on earning the Girl Scout Gold Award. For her project, Allison has organized a motorcycle run – “Speed to Feed” – which will take place this Saturday (August 1), according to her mother, Stephanie Carmody.
Superintendent introduces interim principal for the summer and fall. A new principal is expected to be in place by mid-October. The house system has been revamped, and students will be greeted by some new policies such as one prohibiting the use of electronic devices.
The Fulton Rotary Club recently awarded the annual Sandy and Sylvia Squires Scholarships to four alumni of G. Ray Bodley High School.
On 7/29/09 at 1:15 p.m., James P. Wilkes, 29, of County Route 22 Bldg# 528, Parish, NY was arrested for Criminal Mischief, Fourth Degree, a class A misdemeanor stemming from the investigation into an incident of which reportedly occurred at a Village of Mexico establishment when he allegedly punched a hole in a wall after