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Cop Logs: Sheriff’s Office 04/23/2014

On 4/21/14 at 8:11 p.m., a 13-year-old boy residing in the city of Syracuse, a 13-year-old boy residing in the village of Baldwinsville and a 14-year-old boy residing in the village of Liverpool were charged with Juvenile Delinquency for acts, if committed by an adult would constitute the charges of Petit Larceny, a class A misdemeanor; Burglary, 3rd degree, a class D felony and 2 of the males with Criminal Trespass, 3rd degree, a class B misdemeanor.
The teens and their guardians were released on PINS petitions and referred to the Oswego County Probation Department for further processing.
The youths are accused of entering the Scriba Town Park and illegally gaining entry to a building and ransacking it along with stealing a package of bracelets.

On 4/23/14 at 2:24 a.m., Michael J. Proud, 25, of 1168 CR 20, Oswego, was arrested for Felony DWI (previous conviction in 10 years), a class E felony; Crossing Road Hazard Markings; Failure to Keep Right and Imprudent Speed following a traffic stop on SR 481 in the town of Volney reportedly initiated after patrol observed the vehicle he was operating to swerve in and out of the lane of travel along with increasing and decreasing the vehicle’s speed.
Mr. Proud was arraigned by Hon. Judge Aluzzi and remanded to the OCJ in lieu of $1,000/$2,000 bail with a return to T/O Volney Court on 5/26/14.

Human resource students take second in regional competition

OSWEGO — Members of the SUNY Oswego student chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management placed second in the recent annual SHRM Northeast Regional Conference and Case Competition in Providence.

The case competition challenges each team’s human resource knowledge through a focused case study.

Teams are given four hours to analyze the case, make recommendations and prepare findings through written and oral presentations to a panel of judges.

The event attracts tough competition including teams from Cornell University, Rutgers University, Seton Hill University, Pennsylvania State University, Long Island University, Marist College and other northeastern higher education institutions.

SUNY Oswego progressed to the final round and placed a hairsplitting second to the Penn State team.

The Oswego team included seniors Justin Jarvis, Rachel Filosofos, Alycia White and Kristi O’Donaghy and junior Nicole Schnorr.

In addition to the case competition, the two-day conference, April 11 and 12 this year, was packed with speakers, educational sessions, and career development and networking opportunities.

The SUNY Oswego student chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management is advised by Dr. Barry Friedman, professor of management in Oswego’s School of Business, and Tammy Anderson, contract manager for professional development at the SUNY Oswego Phoenix Center.

Deborah C. Loftus, 57

OSWEGO, NY – Deborah C. Loftus, 57, of Oswego passed away Monday April 21, 2014, at Upstate Medical University Hospital, Syracuse.

She was born in Oswego and was the daughter of the late Maurice and Dorothy E. White Merritt.

Deborah C. Loftus

Deborah C. Loftus

Mrs. Loftus had been employed for many years in the Housekeeping Department of St. Luke Health Services, Inc.

She was the widow of Kenneth Loftus, who died in 1991.

Deborah was a Life time Member of the VFW Post 2320.  She was a member of the Oswego Moose Lodge and enjoyed golfing, darts, creating puzzles and collecting frogs.

She always looked forward to gatherings of family and friends.

She is survived by her partner, Donald (Honker) Murray Jr., of Oswego; three daughters, Rebecca (Robert) Gibson, Erin (Thomas Salls) Loftus both of Oswego and Kesha (Kenneth Coleman) Loftus of Syracuse; two brothers, Paul Merritt of Fulton and David (Kelly) Merritt of Rochester; three sisters, Luann (Donald Watson) Ahart, Brenda Merritt and Suzanne (Gary Babcock) all of Oswego; four grandchildren, Amber Thompson, Tiara Gibson, Emma Salls and Alexandra “Alley” Salls; one great-grandchild; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by a sister, Becky Thompson.

Funeral services will be Friday 8:30 a.m. from the Dain-Cullinan Funeral Home and at 9 a.m. in St. Mary’s Church.

Burial will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery.

Calling hours will be held Thursday 4-7 p.m. at the funeral home.


Betty J. Moss, 90

OSWEGO, NY – Betty J. Moss, 90, of Oswego passed away Monday evening April 21, 2014, at Seneca Hill Manor.

She was born in Oswego and was the daughter of the late Frederick and Anna Volkman Buske.

Mrs. Moss was a longtime member of the Grace Lutheran Church.

She is survived by her husband of 68 years, Donald F. Moss; one daughter, Karen (John) Dwyer of Syracuse; two sons, Timothy (Elizabeth) Moss of Oswego and Gary (Amanda) Moss of New Haven; two grandchildren, Timothy R. Moss and Stephen I. Gifford; two great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be Saturday 10 a.m. at the Dain-Cullinan Funeral Home.

Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.

Calling hours will be held Friday 4-7 p.m. at the funeral home.


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