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Cop Logs: Oswego PD 09/03/2015

JOHNSON, JENNIFER, L 01/29/1973
139 W BRIDGE ST APT REAR OSWEGO, NY 13126

LAW      SECTION              CLASS    CATEGORY          DESCRIPTION

VTL         1192 04                 U             M                            OPER MV IMPAIRED BY DRUGS 1ST

VTL         1120 0A                                I                               FAIL TO KEEP RIGHT:2 LANE ROAD

VTL         1192 2-AB            E              F                              AGG DWI:WITH CHILD-1ST OFFENSE

PL           221.05                                   V                             UNLAWFUL POSSESSION MARIHUANA

On 09/01/2015 at 3:20am, Jennifer L Johnson was arrested for Driving while ability impaired by drugs, Aggravated driving while intoxicated with a child less than 15, failure to keep right, and unlawful possession of marihuana, when she did operate a vehicle in the City of Oswego while impaired by drugs, with a child less than 15 inside the vehicle and was in possession of marihuana.

HALL, SAJANI 06/03/1989
65 BEECH RD ALTMAR, NY 13302

LAW      SECTION              CLASS    CATEGORY          DESCRIPTION

PL           165.45 02             E              F                              CPSP-4TH:POSS CREDIT CARD

PL           155.25                   A             M                            PETIT LARCENY

On 9/1/2015 at 9:36 am Sajani Hall was arrested on an arrest warrant issued out of Oswego City Court by Judge James Metcalf for the above criminal charges.

WATKINS, DESIRE, N 04/07/1986
96 HAMILTON ST APT 23C OSWEGO, NY 13126

LAW      SECTION              CLASS    CATEGORY          DESCRIPTION

PL           260.10 01             A             M                            ACT IN MANNER INJUR CHILD < 17

PL           240.26 01                             V                             HARASSMENT-2ND:PHYSICAL CNTACT

On 09/01/15 at approximately 8:22 PM, Desire Watkins was arrested for harassment and endangering the welfare of a child. Watkins was involved in an incident where she struck a juvenile under the age of 17 in the face.

DAVIS, STACEY, A 07/09/1965
159 W BRIDGE ST OSWEGO, NY 13126

LAW      SECTION              CLASS    CATEGORY          DESCRIPTION

LOC        59 4                                        V                             OPEN CONTAINER

PL           220.03                   A             M                            CRIM POSS CONTRL SUBST-7TH

On 09/02/15 at approximately 7:05 PM, Stacey Davis was arrested for possession of an open container and criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree. Davis was released on an appearance ticket with a return court date of 09/17/15 at 9:30 AM in the Oswego City Court.

FELLOWS, JUSTIN, J 07/26/1982
274 KINGDON RD OSWEGO, NY 13126

LAW      SECTION              CLASS    CATEGORY          DESCRIPTION

LOC        59 4                                        V                             OPEN CONTAINER

On 9/2/2015 at 7:05 pm Justin J. Fellows was arrested on the above charge for drinking an open container of alcohol.

John L. Sullivan

OSWEGO, NY – John L. Sullivan, who was born in Oswego to the late John L. Sullivan Sr. and Carole (Donabella) Sullivan of Oswego, passed away peacefully on Wednesday September 2, 2015, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse.

John L. Sullivan

John L. Sullivan

He fulfilled his dream of living in New York City for many years, then resided in Syracuse for the past 15 years.

He was a graduate of Oswego High School and SUNY at Oswego.

He was employed with Verizon for almost 20 years.

His outsized personality and sense of humor will be missed by all who knew him.

He treasured Cher and other dance-music divas, enjoyed movies, playing cards and caring for his four cats, Jetty, Stella, Rusty and Blanket Edward.

Surviving besides his mother and cats are one sister, Terry Fairly of Oswego and her three children, Jennifer, Christopher and Tiffany; two brothers, Michael (Kim) Sullivan of Oswego and his children, Gina, who was also John’s goddaughter, and Michael Jr.; and Ronald Sullivan of Oswego.

He lived with his life partner of 14 years, Dan Douglass of Syracuse.

Many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends also survive John.

Memorial services will be held on Saturday at 7 p.m. from the Dowdle Funeral Home with calling hours from 5 – 7 p.m., prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Oswego County Humane Society, 110 W. Second St., Oswego, NY 13126.

Bob Bond Sets Fastest Lap of Classic Week Testing, Speeds Continue to Climb

OSWEGO, NY – The third day of Budweiser Classic Week testing at Oswego Speedway continued on Wednesday as Bob Bond, Dan Connors Jr., Joey Moriarty, Joe Gosek, Brian Sobus, and Aric Iosue all took to the fast 5/8 mile to begin preparation for ‘Fast 14’ pole day time trials on Friday as well as the Budweiser International Classic 200 on Sunday.

Bob Bond led the test session on Wednesday, which ran from 4-8 p.m.

Bob Bond set the fastest lap of Classic Week testing on Wednesday at Oswego Speedway.

Bob Bond set the fastest lap of Classic Week testing on Wednesday at Oswego Speedway.

Bond, a two-time winner of the Budweiser International Classic 200, set the fastest lap of testing so far this week with a blistering circuit of 16.4-seconds.

The former Speedway track record holder for Novelis Supermodifieds, Bond has thrown down the gauntlet as a pole favorite in ‘Fast 14’ time trials on Friday at 6 p.m.

Out of competition for a few weeks, Dan Connors Jr. cranked several laps under the 17-second bracket in his Hawk redesigned No. 01 Supermodified, hitting a best lap of 16.5-seconds on Wednesday.

Still looking for his first career feature win at Oswego, Connors may be able to play the role of spoiler this weekend, as his team continues to find more speed in his new ride.

It was no surprise to see Joey Moriarty quickly turn laps in the 16.5-second bracket on Wednesday in the Total Seal No. 51.  Moriarty has completed several test laps at the Speedway this season, all showing great speed, but the Classic will be his first competitive laps at the Speedway in several years.

Like Bond and Connors, Moriarty will be looking for a locked in spot on Friday night, and may well be a threat for the front row.

Three-time Classic Champion Joe Gosek was next on the testing charts, turning 16.7-seconds in the No. 00. Gosek has several top five finishes this season and finished fifth in the Classi cone year ago. Looking to make his 36th consecutive start in the 200, Gosek hopes a fourth Classic crown is in sight.

Brian Sobus turned the ‘Steel Palace’ in 17.0-seconds during day three testing.

After qualifying in the ‘Fast 14’ one year ago, Sobus has two runner-up finishes in 2015, including the 75-lap Jim Shampine Memorial.

The last of the cars testing on Wednesday was rookie Aric Iosue.  Iosue turned a best lap of 17.3-seconds as he looks to become one of potentially six first timers in the Classic on Sunday.

Budweiser Classic Week testing continues on Thursday from 11-3 p.m. with the Supermodifieds of Ryan Litt, Moriarty, Mike Lichty, Gene Lee Gibson, and Logan Rayvals.  Modifieds of Nick Barzee and Jan Leaty will also be in action as well the SBS machines of Mike Bruce and Jack Patrick.

Budweiser International Classic Weekend runs from September 4-6.

For more information visit online at www.oswegospeedway.com or call (315) 342-0646.

Cop Logs: Sheriff’s Office 09/03/2015

On 8/27/15 at 10:50 p.m., Andrew N. Jones, 23, of 1100 Emery St., Apt. 322, Fulton, was arrested during a traffic checkpoint on SR 481 in the city of Oswego based on a Bench Warrant out of Onondaga County.
Mr. Jones was transported to the Oswego/Onondaga County line and turned over to the Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office for further processing.

On 8/31/15 at 7:30 p.m., Kenneth S. Nolan Jr., 31, of 827 Middle Road, Oswego, was charged with AUO, 3rd degree and Operating a MV w/o Inspection Certificate following a traffic stop conducted during a traffic checkpoint on SR 104 in the city of Oswego.
Mr. Nolan is scheduled to appear in the City of Oswego Court on 9/17/15.

On 9/2/15 at 7:50 a.m., Brian L. Beames, 26, of 956 Middle Road, Bldg. 5, Oswego, was charged with AUO, 2nd degree (11 scoffs 9 on 4 dates: 1 scoff on 08/17/11 for failure to pay driver assessment responsibilities, 1 scoff on 03/15/12 for driving while ability impaired, 2 scoffs on 11/06/13 for failure to answer summons V/O Onondaga, 2 scoffs on 12/04/11 for failure to answer summons T/O Granby, 3 scoffs on 07/15/11 for failure to answer summons T/O Volney, and 2 scoffs on 02/27/11 for failure to answer summons C/O Oswego), No License and Speed in Zone following a traffic stop on Middle Road in the town of Scriba reportedly initiated after patrol confirmed the vehicle’s speed to be 68 mph in a 45 mph zone with radar.
Mr. Beames is scheduled to answer the charge on 9/17/15 in the Town of Scriba Court.

Personal Loss at Sandy Hook Spurs School Safety Presenter

OSWEGO — Michele Gay, whose daughter lost her life in the Sandy Hook school shootings, will speak as an advocate for improved school safety and security in the nation’s schools at 4 p.m. Sept. 17, in SUNY Oswego’s Marano Campus Center auditorium.

Michele Gay

Michele Gay

Gay’s appearance is part of the SUNY Oswego public justice department’s fall Cutler Speaker Series, an initiative of the Cutler Public Justice Excellence Fund, endowed by class of 1974 alumnus David Cutler.

Co-founder of Safe and Sound: A Sandy Hook Initiative, Gay speaks from a background as a teacher and involved parent, along with her personal loss of daughter Josephine Grace, and from deep involvement in post-tragedy work.

This has left her uniquely positioned to help school communities prevent more tragedies and better prepare and respond in the event of an emergency.

Gay’s appearance honors the 20 children and six teachers lost on Dec. 14, 2012, at the school in Newtown, Connecticut.

Her perspective as the mother of a special-needs child and former elementary school teacher provides insight for parents, administrators, school staff, emergency responders and community members who strive to make their schools safer.

Parking on campus for the talk requires a permit. Those who don’t have a current SUNY Oswego parking sticker may visit oswego.edu/administration/parking for information on obtaining a day-use permit.

For more information about the event, contact public justice faculty member Jaclyn Schildkraut at jaclyn.schildkraut@oswego.edu.

September 13 Author Spotlight Double Bill

FULTON, NY – CNY Arts Center will be shining the spotlight on two local authors, September 13 at 6 p.m. at 11 River Glen Drive, on the Cayuga Community College campus in Fulton.

Ringleader

Ringleader

Kendra Matott’s first book “Ringleader” will be featured alongside “Adirondack Adventures” written by Roy Reehil.

Jim Farfaglia will facilitate the public Q&A session that explores an author’s new work and intentions and helps make that author’s work accessible to the community.

Books will be available for purchase and signing by the author, but the event is free and open to the public.

Matott is an active member of CNY Arts Center well known among children and families for her Arty Day Camp classes, after school art club in the Fulton Community School and as a substitute teacher in the Fulton School District.

Adirondack Adventures

Adirondack Adventures

She is a graduate of SUNY Potsdam where she created her “Circus Series,” which became the basis for her book “Ringleader” when she wrote a story based on the artwork.

“Ever since I was little, I have been fascinated with magic and fantasy. I was one of those crazy kids who talked to themselves and played pretend,” she says in her website bio. “I was blessed with some great friends who had the same interests that I did. In high school I took every art class I could. Delving into art, in many mediums, I discovered a way to showcase my interest in the fantastic. I continued to explore fantastical themes in my work as I earned my BFA from SUNY Potsdam. While attending school I was also offered an opportunity to work with J. Corsentino, the creator of Time of the Faeries. This wonderful experience took me to New Mexico, Los Angeles and Oregon in a whirlwind of fantasy artist mayhem. Although my concentration was in photography, I really consider myself a mixed media artist…and look forward to continuing to create images of fantastical creatures, characters and landscapes.”

For more information on Matott and her art, visit http://www.diabolicalwhimsy.com/the-ringleader.html

Reehil, known to some as the Oswego County Legislator from Cleveland, will also be discussing his book “Adirondack Adventures” written in collaboration with William J. O’Hern.

The book was developed from the photo-journals of Harvey Dunham and his mentor Bob Gillespie, and details the trips, experience and backpacking adventures that inspired Dunham to write his classic book Adirondack French Louie.

Reehil had a variety of careers and/or companies in music, information technology, graphic design, and environmental technology before becoming a stay-at-home dad.

He launched Forager Press and has published several books on the Adirondacks and local folklore.

Before becoming an Oswego County Legislator, Reehil served as mayor of Cleveland.

He is currently president of the Central Adirondack Search and Rescue Team and a DEC certified Wilderness First Responder and Crew Boss.

He lives with his wife, Patricia, and son, Ethan, in Cleveland on Oneida Lake.

For more on this author, visit http://theforagerpress.com/index.htm

Refreshments will be available.

For more information, visit www.CNYArtsCenter.com or call 598-ARTS (2787).

2015 Senior Health, Wellness Fairs Scheduled

State Senator Patty Ritchie is asking seniors to mark their calendars for her annual Senior Health and Wellness Fairs, which will take place in September and October in Oswego, St. Lawrence and Jefferson counties.

“Each and every year, thousands of seniors throughout Central and Northern New York look forward to visiting my Senior Health and Wellness Fairs, where they can access the tips and tools they need to improve their well-being,” said Senator Ritchie. “Featuring free lunch, entertainment and so much more, this year’s Senior Health and Wellness Fairs will be bigger and better than ever and I’m truly looking forward to welcoming residents who are looking to have fun and improve their health.”

Senator Ritchie’s 2015 Senior Health and Wellness Fairs will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the following dates, and will feature new locations for the Oswego and St. Lawrence County events:

Oswego County Senior Health and Wellness Fair: NEW LOCATION
Date: September 23
Location: SUNY Oswego’s Swetman Gym

St. Lawrence County Senior Health and Wellness Fair: NEW LOCATION
Date: October 1
Location: Richard G. Lockwood Civic Arena (located on West River Street in Ogdensburg)

Jefferson County Senior Health and Wellness Fair
Date: October 21
Location: Bruce M. Wright Memorial Conference Center (located on Faichney Drive in Watertown)

Each event will feature more than 50 exhibitors offering wellness advice and health checks, entertainment and  free flu shots, available with your Medicare or insurance ID.

In addition, attendees will also be invited to enjoy a free lunch made possible through special funding secured by Senator Ritchie and prepared by the “future chefs” at St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES and Oswego County CiTi.

Seniors who are interested in saving time and pre-registering can do so at www.ritchie.nysenate.gov or by calling (315) 782-3418.

Workforce Development Board Meeting Announced

OSWEGO, NY— The next full board meeting of the Workforce Development Board of Oswego County will be held Sept. 23, at 8 a.m. in 118A Rich Hall at SUNY Oswego.

The mission of the Workforce Development Board of Oswego County is to attract, develop and maintain a qualified workforce for the Oswego County community, to assist in economic development by convening community leaders to engage in strategic planning and facilitating dialogue to educate and train the workforce needed by today’s and tomorrow’s businesses.

For additional information, please call SUNY Oswego’s Office of Business and Community Relations at 312-3492.

Price Chopper Partners with Salvation Army On School Supplies for Children

OSWEGO – The Oswego County Salvation Army and  the Price Chopper stores in Oswego and Fulton are partnering to help children start the school year prepared to succeed.

Each Price Chopper store will have an in-store display to encourage shoppers to purchase school items while shopping in the store.

All the school supplies collected will be donated to the local Salvation Army who will provide the supplies to area students.

The campaign runs until to September 12.

This is the seventh year that Price Chopper stores are partnering with The Salvation Army to help children gear up for the academic year.

“Having students equipped for learning is the key to a student’s success. Price Chopper and their customers have enabled The Salvation Army to help many children in our area,” said Major James Purvis of The Salvation Army.

Many Salvation Army Worship and Community Centers and volunteer-driven service units throughout upstate New York have Back to School events that utilize the donations from Price Chopper stores.

According to NRF’s Back-to-School Spending Survey conducted by Prosper Insights and Analytics, the average family with children in grades K-12 plans to spend $630.36 on electronics, apparel and other school needs, down from $669.28 last year.

Total spending is expected to reach $24.9 billion.

Additionally, indicating the continued growth in the back-to-school arena, families on average have spent 42 percent more on school items over the past 10 years.

Because this cost is a struggle for low-income families, The Salvation Army wants to help ensure each child is equipped with the supplies needed to do well academically.

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