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DSS Goes Purple for Domestic Violence Month

Senior Social Welfare Examiner with the Oswego County Department of Social Services Stephanie Hoxie (second from right) presents representatives from Oswego County Opportunities Services to Aid Families program with a check for $455 in support of SAF House. In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month DSS employees purchased purple t-shirts to help raise awareness of domestic violence in Oswego County. Pictured with Hoxie from left are Sara Gozzi, Christy King and Jessica Shepard of the OCO SAF program.

In recognition of October being Domestic Violence Month, employees from the Oswego County Department of Social Services donned purple shirts, to raise awareness of domestic violence in Oswego County and support the efforts of Oswego County Opportunities’ Services to Aid Families program. To raise awareness and funds for SAF, DSS Senior Social Welfare Examiner Stephanie Hoxie, along with senior team members Linda Rebbette and Jackie Koster, coordinated a drive to sell purple T-shirts emblazoned with “Break the Silence…Stop the Violence” to DSS employees.

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NYS Barge Canal Listed on National Register of Historic Places

NY Barge Canal Waterford Flight Waterford, Saratoga County. Locks-4,-5 and 6. Circa 1917.

The National Park Service today (Oct. 22) announced that it has listed the New York State Barge Canal on the National Register of Historic Places. The designation recognizes the New York State Canal System as a nationally significant work of early twentieth century engineering and construction that affected transportation and maritime commerce for nearly half a century.

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Friends of History Annual Celebration Dinner to Honor Paul Foster

On November 7, Paul Foster will be honored at the Friends of History Annual Celebration Dinner. Paul has a life-long commitment to both Fulton and to Oswego County. Paul is the third generation owning and operating the Foster Funeral Home in Fulton. He has been active in various community centered organizations that serve our community.

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DSS Goes Purple for Domestic Violence Month

In recognition of October being Domestic Violence Month, employees from the Oswego County Department of Social Services donned purple shirts, to raise awareness of domestic violence in Oswego County and support the efforts of Oswego County Opportunities’ Services to Aid Families program. To raise awareness and funds for SAF, DSS Senior Social Welfare Examiner Stephanie Hoxie, along with senior team members Linda Rebbette and Jackie Koster, coordinated a drive to sell purple T-shirts emblazoned with “Break the Silence…Stop the Violence” to DSS employees.

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Sybarite 5 to perform repertoire from Radiohead to Mozart at SUNY Oswego

String quintet Sybarite 5 will bring its eras-bridging style to SUNY Oswego at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 29, at Sheldon Hall ballroom as part of the Ke-Nekt Chamber Music Series. The group has taken audiences by storm across the U.S., helping change the perception of chamber music performance, event organizers said. Critics say that from the moment their bows hit the strings, this quintet of talented, diverse musicians takes the audience on an exciting ride that engages the senses and redefines the rules.

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Melody Elizabeth DeSantis

Melody Elizabeth DeSantis was born in Oswego Hospital on Oct. 9, 2014.

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Ryleigh Babb

Ryleigh Babb was born in Oswego Hospital on Oct. 9, 2014.

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Lillyan Mae Roberge

Lillyan Mae Roberge was born in Oswego Hospital on Oct. 8, 2014.

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