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United Way to Kick Off Annual Campaign

Members of the United Way of Greater Oswego County’s Campaign Cabinet are busy putting the final touches on the agenda for one of Oswego County’s most impactful events the United Way’s Annual Campaign Kick-Off Breakfast. Scheduled for September 10, the event will be held from 8 – 9 a.m. at the American Foundry, 246 W. Seneca St. (behind Fajita Grill on Route 104 West) in Oswego.

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Fulton Area Snow Travelers Snowmobile Club Presents Scholarships

The Great Eastern Whiteout held in February at Fulton War Memorial and Lake Neatahwanta was once again a great success. During the off season, Fulton Area Snow Travelers Snowmobile Club spread the success. Four scholarships at $250 each were given to Oswego County students. Each scholarship was funded by the Great Eastern Whiteout Committee.

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H. Lee White Marine Museum Launches ‘Love Our Lighthouse’ Campaign

The “Love Our Lighthouse” campaign logo will soon be recognizable throughout the community. The goal of the campaign is to raise enough money for Oswego’s West Pierhead Lighthouse to be fully restored inside and out.

The H. Lee White Marine Museum is excited to announce the launch of the “Love Our Lighthouse” campaign, with the goal of raising the necessary funds to complete the restoration project that has already begun of the West Pierhead Lighthouse. Several fundraising projects are in the works, one of the biggest being the Lighthouse Auction set for Oct. 25.

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Shallit, Spindler to reawaken Romantic Period with violin, piano

Violinist Jon Shallit of the SUNY Oswego music department will pair with pianist Howard Spindler in a Focus on Faculty concert that seeks to evoke the meaning of the Romantic Period in music at 3 p.m. Sept. 14, in Sheldon Hall ballroom. “I’ve tried to select pieces that convey the real meaning — the depth — of the period,” Shallit said of the concert, titled “The Romantic Spirit.”

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Be Smart: Educate, Protect Your Children

It was just roughly three weeks ago when the nation’s attention turned to St. Lawrence County, where two young Amish girls were taken from their home. We all felt an immense sense of joy, relief and gratitude, as well as a tremendous sense of pride in all members of our community who joined in the search, when the girls were reunited with their parents and siblings. Now, as we reflect on this shocking crime, it’s important to know what you can impress upon your children to ensure they stay safe and out of harm’s way.

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Rotary Youth Leadership Awards student visits club

Fulton Rotary’s Rotary Youth Leadership Awards student Grace Trepasso, was a recent guest of the Fulton Sunrise Rotary Club. The purpose of RYLA is to encourage and assist current and potential youth leaders in methods of responsible and effective leadership.

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Terri’s Country Crafts & Books opens in Mexico

Mexico has a new business, Terri’s Country Crafts & Books is located at the Carriage House Shoppe at 3291 Main St., on the corner of Main Street and Washington Avenue. The grand opening will be September 6 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and there will be chances to win a gift basket as well as complimentary coffee and baked goods.

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Sitterly Sails to Fourth International Classic Win at Oswego

By – Chris Porter Photos – Jim Feeney Further solidifying himself as one of the greatest supermodified drivers in Oswego Speedway’s rich history, Canajoharie’s Otto Sitterly earned his fourth Budweiser International Classic 200 win Sunday afternoon. Sitterly would take over … Continue reading


August Was Cooler, Drier Than Average

The average temperature for August 2014 was 1.4 degrees below average. Precipitation for August came in at 2.43 inches. That is 1.37 inches below average.

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