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Fran Enwright Recognized as Volunteer of the Month for the American Red Cross

With seven children, twenty-eight grandchildren and sixteen great-grandchildren, it is difficult to believe that Fran Enwright has the time to do much of anything, however, she is now being recognized for the second time as the Dunkin Donuts Volunteer of the Month, … Continue reading

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Doris Barden, 72

Doris Ann Barden, 72, of Fulton, passed away Friday October 17, 2014, at Upstate University Hospital, Syracuse, with her family by her side.

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Center for Instruction, Technology and Innovation celebrates 65th anniversary

First established to provide cost-effective shared educational programs and services to school districts throughout Oswego County, CiTi now serves a student population of approximately 22,000 and provides a diverse mix of innovative student programs as well as educational and management support services to school districts in Oswego County and beyond.

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Local Agencies Work to Improve Literacy

In 1961, Ruth Colvin, a resident of Central New York, read an article in the newspaper claiming that more than 11,000 people in her town were unable to read. Shocked by this information, Ms. Colvin decided to take it upon herself to do something about it. It was defining moment for Ms. Colvin and her life’s work. She pioneered Literacy Volunteers of America, a program providing literacy tutoring to adults.

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Irene L. King, 74

Irene L. King, 74, formerly of Sterling, passed away on Monday, October 13, 2014, at Cayuga Medical Center in Ithaca, after a long illness.

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Sandy Creek Fourth Graders Experience Native American Culture

The fourth graders at Sandy Creek Elementary School experienced a little bit of Native American culture from performer and teaching artist Dave Ruch. Ruch brought along a handmade rattle made by the Iroquois and had the children guess what materials the Iroquois might have used to make such an instrument long ago.

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