Warm and humid with a mix of sun and clouds with a possible thunderstorm today. High around 80 to 85.
The Oswego County Health Department’s Environmental Division will hold its 25th annual tap water taste contest during “Health and Wellness Night,” June 11, at the Oswego Farmers’ Market on West First Street. The purpose of this friendly competition is to remind people of the importance of protecting the valuable water resources in Oswego County and across the state.
Five longtime Oswego County healthcare providers were recognized for their dedication to their patients and the community during a new provider reception held May 13. Honored as the practitioner of the year at the reception was Pediatrician Young Kim, MD, who has been providing care to area children for more than 30 years.
The Greatest Generation continues to enlighten and educate in Oswego. Recently, The Torch of Freedom, a roundtable discussion was held to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Victory in Europe (VE) Day. Dozens of students received a history lesson, from those who lived it, just in time for Memorial Day.
While the fresh air certainly has its perks, it’s important to be extra vigilant to stay protected from ticks and the diseases they carry, namely Lyme disease. May marks Lyme disease Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness and spread information about this terrible disease. A potentially debilitating and life-threatening illness, it’s estimated by the state Department of Health that more than 95,000 cases of Lyme have been confirmed in New York State since 1986.