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Calling All Student Historians – Enter to Win Competition at War of 1812 Event

Students will present research papers at the Oswego International War of 1812 Symposium on April 17. The event continues through April 19 at the Lake Ontario Event and Conference Center in Oswego. Last year, Mary Katherine Clerkin took home first prize with her presentation about soldiers’ rations during the War of 1812, which included a sample from an original recipe. Photo by Kelly Jordal, Oswego County Tourism.

‘Student Night’ returns to kick off the Oswego International War of 1812 Symposium at 6 p.m. on April 17. The Lake Ontario Event and Conference Center in Oswego hosts the fifth annual event which continues through April 19. Learn more about this chapter in history and hear behind-the-scenes stories about the campaign from an esteemed panel of multinational historians throughout the weekend.

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Calling All Student Historians – Enter to Win Competition at War of 1812 Event

‘Student Night’ returns to kick off the Oswego International War of 1812 Symposium at 6 p.m. on April 17. The Lake Ontario Event and Conference Center in Oswego hosts the fifth annual event which continues through April 19. Learn more about this chapter in history and hear behind-the-scenes stories about the campaign from an esteemed panel of multinational historians throughout the weekend.

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United Way Brings ‘Stone Soup Too’ Luncheon to Fulton

Once again, Holy Trinity Parish located at 309 Buffalo St. will be hosting the United Way’s annual ‘Stone Soup Too’ luncheon. The United Way of Greater Oswego County is doing their part in effort to Stop Hunger in Oswego County by raising awareness of the food shortage and encouraging the community to help fill the shelves of local food pantries.

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Flowers Abound (in the Snow) at Oswego Middle School

Erin Platten loves to garden and loves flowers. She loves to watch her own children’s excitement when she plants seeds and they later push through the surface and bring joy, hope and endless possibilities. Platten, an art teacher at the Oswego Middle School, wanted to provide some similar hope, joy and possibilities to her art students recently, to offset the continued long winter in Oswego.

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AAA Advises Drivers and Pedestrians as Daylight Saving Time Begins

With Daylight Saving Time beginning Sunday at 2 a.m., Americans will “Spring forward” and set their clocks ahead one hour. Losing an hour of sleep and the change in daylight hours means motorists may potentially experience drowsy driving and added distractions on the road.

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Businesses Team up for Winter Coat Distribution In Fulton

It’s been a long, brutally cold winter but fortunately the efforts of two Fulton business owners are making it bit warmer. Joe Cortini of Cortini’s Shoe Store and Jeanne McManus of Ontario Cleaners have been collecting and distributing winter coats, hats and mittens to area youth and children in need of warm outerwear. An idea that started with the donation of few coats has grown in to a project that has collected more than 300 winter coats.

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