New York State’s emergency bridge repair contractor was onsite at the state Route 11 Bridge in Brewerton Friday (Aug. 29) assessing the work needed after the Department of Transportation declared the structure unsafe for vehicle traffic yesterday.
The first Global Investors Summit is to be held October 28 and 29 at the Lake Ontario Events and Conference Center, Oswego. The keynote speaker will be the author of “The Third Industrial Revolution,” Jeremy Rifkin. He is the best-selling author of 18 books and the adviser to the European Union on the steps to reduce fossil fuel consumption and invest in clean-tech and renewables.
Four local veteran actors are being prepared by director Sherri Metz for the upcoming production of the farce, “Who’s On First?” The play will be presented in the Frances Marion Brown Theater in the Arts Center at Fort Ontario September 12, 13, 19-21. Metz, who directed such recent hits as “Don’t Drink The Water” and “Caught In The Net” selected Peter Mahan, Julia Preston-Fulton, Knathan MacKenzie-Roy and Tammy Lynn Wilkinson for the on-stage performers.
Atom Avery and Falecia Avery, of Avery Rental and The Beacon Hotel, have generously donated eight Thirty-One thermals for lunches to each Elementary school, including Trinity Catholic.
A city resident says the city is wasting money blocking off parking at property owned by his sister and her husband. The council points out the barricades are in place for safety reasons, to discourage college students, and others, from illegally parking in the area. There are so many cars there that it blocks access for residents who need to get to their property, one councilor pointed out.