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Sandra Scott Travels: Schools Are Rather Similar World-Wide

An English lesson in Thailand

There are many places where students go to school six days a week including the school I visited near Siem Reap, Cambodia. Interestingly, they only have classes five of the days. On Thursdays they clean the school and work in the garden where they grow food that is used for their lunch. When I entered the fourth grade classroom all the students stood up. After greeting them, I said that they could be seated. My guide said, “No, they must stay standing as a sign of respect to their guests.”

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‘Magical moments’ of Cortázar to come alive in dramatic performance

Actor and director Milton Loayza of SUNY Oswego's modern languages and literatures faculty will team with video/lighting designer Barry Steele to bring to life "magical moments of truth, horror and deliverance" in fiction writer Julio Cortázar's stories at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 30, in the Sheldon Hall ballroom.

Actor and director Milton Loayza of SUNY Oswego’s modern languages and literatures faculty will join forces with video/lighting designer Barry Steele to bring to life the stories of influential Argentine writer Julio Cortázar in a performance at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 30, in the Sheldon Hall ballroom. In “Don’t Blame Anyone” — the presentation shares the title of one of Cortázar’s short stories — Loayza and Steele will work together to show the audience Cortázar tales that Time Magazine says “can induce the kind of chilling unease that strikes like a sound in the night.”

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Sandra Scott Travels: Enjoy One Of The Finest Hotels In Oswego County – In Altmar

the Tailwater Lodge

John and I loved many things about Tailwater Lodge. I love old buildings that have found new life as something entirely different. Such is the case of the Altmar Elementary School. This is the third school turned hotel we have stayed at, but the only one that is not even remotely recognizable as a former school. School-to-hotel is not a quantum leap.

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Mom Marathons To Benefit Those Who’ve Assisted Her Children

Julie Chetney will be running 26 miles next month in the Marine Corps Marathon. “I am a mother to four great amazing kids. And like most mothers, I tell them we are blessed with what God has given us every day for our family – even if it’s the struggles day in and day out with Type 1 Diabetes,” she said. Her effort will help raise awareness and funds for The Joslin Diabetes Center. Professionals at the center have been a Godsend to her and her family over the years, she said.

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Porky and Buddy Pet Health – Help! My Friend’s Puppy Eats Everything

A friend of mine just adopted a new puppy, Otto. He is really cute at 10 weeks old, but she is finding that he tries to eat EVERYTHING. That is no exaggeration. She calls me every time it happens, frantic, and I am getting to be a nervous wreck over this puppy and he is not even mine. What can I tell her?

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The Manor at Seneca Hill to Host Blood Drive

The Manor at Seneca Hill will host an American Red Cross blood drive from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on September 26. Members of the public are invited to participate. The drive will be held in The Manor’s second floor dining room.

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Oswego County Health Department Will Hold Rabies Clinic Oct. 8 in Pulaski

The Oswego County Health Department will hold a rabies clinic for cats, dogs, and pet ferrets from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 8 at the Oswego County Highway Garage, 957 Centerville Road, Pulaski. New York State law requires that all cats, dogs, and pet ferrets be vaccinated against rabies.

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Morningstar Residential Care Stay Fit

Residents at Morningstar Residential Care Center enjoyed their daily exercise activity as they participated in a lively session of Noodlecise. Lively music and floating balloons kept the residents busy as they used their foam noodles to keep the balloons in the air.

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