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Sandra Scott Travels: Enjoy Touring The Sanctuary of Truth

The Sanctuary of Truth temple

There are many things to do in the area including elephant rides and shopping but we opted to visit The Sanctuary of Truth, which we could see off in the distance from our balcony. Had we known we would have planned to spend several hours there because there was a lot to do. The elaborately carved wooden structure was built in 1981 but has the look of an ancient temple. The temple carvings showed the relationship between humans and the universe.

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Sandra Scott Travels: Waldorf’s Signature Salad Is A Hit World-Wide

Boldt Castle

John and I have visited the 1000 Islands many times and love to tour the grounds of Boldt Castle where George Boldt, the owner of the Waldorf Astoria was building a European-style castle in the early 1900s. Waldorf Salad was an instant success when it was created by the Waldorf Astoria’s maître d’hôtel, Oscar Tshcirky in 1896. The original version contained apples, celery and mayonnaise served on a bed of lettuce. Chopped walnuts later became an integral part of the dish. Boldt insisted that it always be on the hotel’s menu.

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One-Woman Show To Dramatize Tubman’s Evolution As Abolitionist

At 7:30 p.m. March 3 and 4, actor and storyteller Natalie Daise will bring to SUNY Oswego's Hewitt Union ballroom stage her one-woman show exploring the evolution of Harriet Tubman from youth born into slavery to the famed "conductor" of the Underground Railroad, spiriting slaves from the South to safety.

Before the Civil War, Onondaga, Cayuga and Oswego counties were a hub of anti-slavery activity. Among thousands of African Americans who traveled the Underground Railroad north to freedom, many were temporarily housed by participating residents of Syracuse, Auburn, Oswego, Mexico and other area communities. As a bold “conductor,” Tubman made repeated trips to the South to shepherd freedom-seekers along the perilous routes.

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Lucky Dog Dinner To Benefit The Oswego Animal Shelter Surgical Suite

The Lucky Dog Dinner, to benefit the Oswego Animal Shelter Surgical Suite will be held on March 14. The hours will be from 1 – 5 p.m. at the Oswego Moose Lodge. A turkey dinner will be available for $10 each.

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Jared Bellinger and Kristin Rice are engaged

Jared Bellinger and Kristin Rice became engaged on February 15, 2015, at Walt Disney World in Orlando Florida.

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Sheriff Todd Elected To Executive Committee of NYS Sheriffs’ Association

The New York State Sheriffs’ Association held its election of executive committee members at its 81st Annual Winter Training Conference this week at the Desmond Hotel in Albany. Members elected Oswego County Sheriff Reuel Todd to the executive committee.

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Kingsford Park School Students Compete In Battle Of The Books

Students at Kingsford Park Elementary School in Oswego recently held their Battle of the Books competition. The winners will now continue on to the district-wide event on March 4 at 6 p.m. at Oswego High School’s Ralph M. Faust Theater.

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Community Eats Up Child Advocacy Center’s Chicken Wing Fest

Hundreds of community members filled the Lake Ontario Event and Conference Center to enjoy some hot wings and cold brews at the Child Advocacy Center of Oswego County’s fourth annual Chicken Wing Fest. The event raised more than $22,000 to help support the agency’s efforts to combat and prevent child abuse in Oswego County.

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