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Oswego Health Accepts Medical ‘Sharps’ For Disposal at Several Locations

Sharps can be brought to the Oswego Hospital Health Services Center Suite G50 and to the reception desk of The Manor at Seneca Hill, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. excluding holidays.
The used needles and syringes can also be brought to Oswego Health’s urgent care centers in Central Square and Fulton during the hours of 9 a.m. and 9 p.m.

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Oswego Health, Menter’s and others Team up for Senior Health Programs

Area senior citizens have had the opportunity to learn important safety tips from Oswego Health and Menter’s Ambulance Services staff members, as well as from two groups that work to prevent falls. The senior safety program was recently held at St. Luke’s Apartments, Bishop Commons and Simeon Dewitt Apartments, all in Oswego.

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Oswego Health’s Oswego Diabetes Group To Meet February 18

Each month Oswego Health offers two free educational diabetes groups led by the health system’s certified diabetes educator. The Oswego area diabetes group will meet from noon until 1 p.m. February 18. This group meets the third Wednesday of the month in the lower level JPC conference room of the Oswego Health Services Center, which is adjacent to Oswego Hospital.

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“The Voice” Contestant Josh Batstone Gives Private Concert To Lanigan Kindergartners

Fulton native and contestant on “The Voice,” Josh Batstone gave a private concert to the kindergartners of Lanigan Elementary recently, his own alma mater. Batstone made it to the Battle Rounds of the eighth season of “The Voice” on Adam Levine’s team. His performance of “Amnesia” (by the Australian band “5 Seconds of Summer”) on “The Voice” can be purchased on iTunes.

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Sandra Scott Travels: Relaxing On The Beautiful Beaches of Thailand

The much-loved Thai king, Bhumibol Adulyadej, also known as Rama IX, has reigned since 1946 making him the longest serving current head of state and the longest-reigning Thai monarch. When the king and the royal family want to enjoy a beach getaway, they head three hours south of Bangkok to the Cha’am/Hua Hin area. International tourists, especially North Americans, usually head south, too; but to Phuket, Phi Phi Island, Ko Samui, and other places that are reached by plane.

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CiTi Students Make The Cut At St. Baldrick’s Event

According to cosmetology teacher Ines Rovito, the event served as an opportunity for the program to give back to the community and allowed students the chance to interact with local salon owners and professional stylists.

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NSF Grant To Oswego Professor To Offer Student Research Opportunities

A major National Science Foundation grant recognizes the research and accomplishments of SUNY Oswego biological sciences faculty member Christopher Chandler while providing research opportunities for his students at Oswego and overseas. The highly competitive NSF Faculty Early Career Development grant is the foundation’s top award “in support of junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education and the integration of education and research,” according to its website.

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DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series Championship Battle Kicks Off April 25 at Fulton Speedway

DIRTcar Racing’s Sportsman Modified Series kicks off its 14-race 2015 season on April 25, at Fulton Speedway, and expectations are high as the tour will roll through New York, Ontario and Quebec throughout the year.

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