The $79,900,000 budget goes to the public on May 20. It contains a 4 percent tax increase and around 17 staff reductions. The superintendent says he is confident that the Big Picture School program (Buc School) students will be able to successfully continue the program at the middle and high schools next year. And, it might be beneficial to the other students as well, he added.
Her project, “Saving Families,” aims at providing assistance to those in need. Everything is strictly donation based. All donations go from sponsors straight to families in need, she explained.
Veteran Oswego City School District Board of Education member James Tschudy has announced his resignation. Tschudy delivered his resignation notice to District Clerk William Foley and indicted that it would be effective on Wednesday morning, July 24.
Assemblyman Will Barclay presented Dr. Ronald Uva of Oswego Health with an Assembly Resolution April 19 at Oswego Hospital. Dr. Uva recently received the Distinguished Service Award from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. The Assembly Resolution commemorates that award as well as his 30 plus years as an obstetrician and gynecologist.
This past weekend marked the first of two Maple Weekends in Upstate New York. These are the two weekends when sap is running strongest and sugarhouses all over Oswego, Oneida, Jefferson, and Lewis counties will open their doors to the public.
Inside, visit Maple Hill Farms in Hannibal and see a gallery of photos.
And from our archives, visit the county’s two other maple farms: Maple Hollow Farm in Hannibal, which we visited in 2010, and Red Schoolhouse Maple in Palermo, which we visited last year.
Fire tore through a Fulton machine shop Saturday night, destroying the business.
The fire at Pathfinder Industries, at 117 N. Third St., was reported to 911 just before 10:00 p.m.
INSIDE: A full gallery of photos from the fire, by contributing photographer Rick Grosvent.
Pedro Lugo stopped along Route 3 to do a good deed. A car was disabled along the side of the road and Lugo stopped to help. He completed one task, then decided to circle his car around to take care of the rest.
Seconds later, his SUV was smashed broadside by a tractor-trailer.
The full story, more photos and a map, inside.