Cloudy and cool with scattered showers today. High around 70.
The Oswego County Emergency Management Office has announced that the system of emergency notification sirens surrounding the three nuclear power plants at Nine Mile Point are scheduled to be tested Aug. 4 through 8, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. The test is a portion of the regular testing program of the Oswego County Emergency Alert System.
The Oswego County Legislature’s Economic Development and Planning Committee recently presented a proclamation to representatives from area farmers’ markets designating August 3 to 9 as National Farmers’ Market Week.
On Aug. 7, 1782, George Washington first presented a Badge of Military Merit to soldiers for “any singularly meritorious action.” The award he created from his headquarters in Newburgh, NY, was a purple, heart-shaped piece of silk and had the word “merit” stitched across the front. Only three known soldiers received the honor.
Rotarian, Erin Sachel introduced Kami Storrs from the Oswego County Opportunities staff. Kami is the coordinator of the Women’s, Infants and Children program. This state and federal program supports lower income mothers who are past nursing and their babies, from pre-birth to 5 years of age