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Solarize CNY Program Helps Homeowners and Businesses with Solar Power Start-ups

Oswego County is working with the Central New York Regional Planning and Development Board and neighboring counties on a new initiative, Solarize CNY. The program is made possible through a grant by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority to reduce start-up costs of solar power in Central New York.

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Acclaimed Poet’s Latest Work Inspired By 4,000-Year-Old Epic

A character from one of humankind’s earliest great works of literature has a new life as the hero of an epic poem by Lewis Turco, emeritus professor of English and creative writing at SUNY Oswego. “The Hero Enkidu: An Epic” was published this summer by Bordighera Press. One reviewer described the 100-page poem, as a 21st century A.D. takeoff on the 21st century B.C. “Gilgamesh,” an epic poem about a king in ancient Mesopotamia.

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College Adds Master’s Program In Graphic Design, Digital Media

The college continues to offer a master of arts degree in art, with the option for study in other studio art areas, such as painting, sculpture and printmaking. The new degree makes it “more transparent” for candidates interested in gaining specific skills in the growing graphic design fields impacted by digital media, according to Cynthia Clabough, chair of the art department.

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Cop Logs: Sheriff’s Office 08/31/2015

From the files of OCSD

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Infant Mortality Rates Remain Steady

September is Infant Mortality Awareness Month. According to the latest statistics available, New York’s rate has remained relatively steady since 2010 but unfortunately, 5 out of every 1,000 births in New York result in infant death, according to the State Department of Health. Some good news on this front is infant mortality rates have decreased about 16% from 2002 to 2012 but there is still more we can do to continue to improve those rates.

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Out Of Town But Not Out Of Touch

I grew up in the city of Fulton but since have moved away. I have always kept in touch through personal contacts or media. Recently, I was informed of a letter in the media about a lifelong friend and public servant, Legislator Frank Castiglia Jr. After reading the letter myself I felt a need to express my displeasure with a letter written by a Legislator Steve Walpole.

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AmeriCorps Brighten Taft Bay Park’s Basketball Court

Aside from fitness and nutrition, AmeriCorps members, Cassie Tighe and Megan Dignean and the children painted a stencil of the United States on the basketball court. The children loved being involved and creative, allowing them the opportunity to claim ownership in their work.

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Now at a new, lower price: 3 Talisman Terrace

Beautiful 3 bedroom home in Brittany Hill

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