Parents of Special Children, Inc. recently sponsored a trip to the Wild Animal Park in Chittenango for individuals with special needs and their families. The day was filled with plenty of excitement and information about domestic and exotic animals from all over the world.
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.
Town officials were recognized by the County Legislature’s Health Committee at the August monthly meeting in Pulaski.
The Department of Social Services is looking for people who would like to become foster parents, particularly for children ages eight and over who may have special needs for supervision.
The KEYS Program “Smile Experience” achieved its intended goal, as a number of child cancer patients and their families were all smiles during the most recent KEYS respite day at the Oswego County Quarter Midget Club. “It’s nice for them,” said KEYS Program founder Colleen Bennett in regards to the KEYS children. “To have a day away from hospitals, needles and doctors. To have a day with their family and a moment to just enjoy life.”