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Selkirk Shores State Park Hosts Candlelight Snowshoe Hike

Lanterns will line a 1-mile self-guided trail at Selkirk Shores State Park on Valentine’s Day, when the park will host a candlelight snowshoe walk. Snowshoe rentals are available at the park, near Pulaski on Lake Ontario.

Park visitors are invited to enjoy a winter wonderland snowshoe hike at Selkirk Shores State Park from 5 to 7 p.m. on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14. Beginning at the skier parking area, lanterns will line a gradual self-guided mile loop. Following the hike, hot chocolate will be served around a cozy fire at the pavilion overlooking Lake Ontario.

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Rice Creek Summer Programs Offer Scholarship Assistance

SUNY Oswego's Rice Creek Field Station will offer scholarship assistance to a limited number of children who otherwise might not be able to attend its summer programs, Exploring Nature (pictured in 2014) and Conservation Field Studies.

SUNY Oswego’s Rice Creek Field Station will provide some financial assistance to a limited number of children interested in its summer programs, Exploring Nature and Conservation Field Studies. The scholarship applications, available for printing at oswego.edu/ricecreek/programs, require that children be eligible for free or reduced lunches and have a copy of the award verification from the school district. The information is confidential, and will not be shared.

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Pet Of The Week – Libby Looking For A Forever Home

Libby

Libby is a petite black and white cat about one and a half years old. She is small but has a big “purrsonality.” She loves to stand on her hind legs and welcome her people home. When her foster mom comes downstairs to play with her, she stands up and swipes her paw from the top of her head then out to her mom . . . almost like she’s saluting.

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Oswego County Clerk’s Office Accepts Electronically Recorded Land Records

Beginning Feb. 1, the Oswego County Clerk’s Office will accept electronically-recorded land record documents through e-recording service providers, County Clerk Michael C. Backus said Jan. 27. County residents and businesses have the ability to record their documents electronically through eRecording Partners Network (EPN), Corporation Service Company (CSC), and Simplifile, three of the country’s largest e-recording service providers.

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Oswego School Budget Plans Waiting On State Action

Superintendent Ben Halsey said that while “building the revenue side of the budget” there is no assistance from the State of New York. Governor Andrew Cuomo is not allowing “running the numbers” for state aid. This “run” usually allows school district officials to commence budget planning, but it appears that Albany isn’t going to run the preliminary state aid numbers until the budget is in place. “We are left out in the dark while the political games plays out,” Halsey said.

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Donald E. ‘Joe’ Woods, 81

Donald E. Woods, 81, of Hannibal, peacefully went home to be with the Lord on Friday January 30, 2015.

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Laker Men’s Ice Hockey Whips Cortland

The nationally-ranked Oswego State men’s ice hockey team scored the game’s first five goals en route to a 7-4 victory over host Cortland on Friday in Alumni Arena. With the win, No. 4/4 Oswego improves to 13-2-3 on the year and 8-1-1 in the SUNYAC while the Red Dragons fall to 7-9-3, 3-7-2.

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Oswego State women’s basketball team falls to Oneonta

The Oswego State women’s basketball team lost 71-64 to host Oneonta on Saturday evening in Alumni Field House. With the loss, the Lakers drop to 5-12 overall and 3-7 in the SUNYAC while the Red Dragons improve to 11-6, 6-4. Oswego got off to a hot start, leading for the first 9:15 before Oneonta captured a one-point edge at 18-17 with 10:45 to play in the first.

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Oswego Comes Out On Top In OT

The Oswego State men’s basketball team scored seven of the game’s final nine points to hold on and beat host Oneonta 83-79 in overtime on Saturday afternoon in Alumni Field House. As the Lakers jump back into the win column after a slight trip up at New Paltz on Friday, Oswego improves to 12-5 on the year and, most importantly, 8-2 in the SUNYAC. It was the Lakers’ second victory over the Red Dragons this season.

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Oswego Boxer Wins Second Bout By Knockout

Sidney LeCeur keeps pounding away on the competition. The Oswego Boxing Club member won by knockout in the second round on January 23 in Watertown at the “Showdown in Snowtown.” 2015 is going to be a busy year, the local boxer said. “I am going to train as hard as I can and compete as often as possible,” he said.

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