We want your news! Send us: News release |Letter to the Editor | Share a picture | Newborn | Birthday | Engagement | Wedding | Other Milestone
Today









October Is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

OSWEGO, NY – Oswego County recently designated October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month at the October meeting of the full Legislature.

This recognition raises awareness about the devastating impact of domestic violence and the variety of services available to its victims and survivors. Oswego County Opportunities’ Services to Aid Families assists and empowers victims of domestic violence through prevention education for at-risk individuals and groups.

October Is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October Is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

People are encouraged to wear the purple ribbon which symbolizes courage, honor, survival and dedication to ending domestic violence.

Pictured from left are legislators Douglas Malone, District 20; James Karasek, District 22; Daniel Farfaglia, District 24; Oswego County Human Services Committee Vice Chairman Ronald Sakonyi, District 5; Eric Bresee, crisis and development services director, OCO Inc.; Meredith Needham, SAF education program manager, OCO Inc.; Christy King, intervention services coordinator, SAF; Megan Bittel, education trainer, SAF; Sarah Stevens, non-residential program manager, SAF; Leah Hunter, DV-CRS advocate, SAF; Sara Gozzi, education trainer, SAF; Emily Anderson, victim support advocate, SAF; Stacie France, victim support advocate, SAF; Theresa Lazarek, member, STEP Task Force; and Jessica Shepard, victim support advocate, SAF.

Print This Post Print This Post

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


*

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

 

Search Our Archives:

Cop Logs: Oswego PD 10/28/2014

From the files of OPD

Continue reading


Halloween is the theme for today!

Today’s News: Also check out At the Movies, NFL Picks, No Shave November and remembering Wallie Howard Jr.

Continue reading


STOP-DWI Program to Coordinate Halloween Weekend DWI Crackdown

Oswego County STOP-DWI Coordinator Robert Lighthall today (Oct. 30) announced that law enforcement agencies across Oswego County will deploy special DWI enforcement patrols to help ensure that our roadways will be safe during the Halloween weekend.

Continue reading


Schumer to USDA: Fed Designation Would Grow Oswego’s Local Economy, Should Not Be A Heavy Lift

At the Shineman Center at SUNY Oswego on Thursday (Oct. 30), U.S. Senator Charles Schumer launched his push to get the Port of Oswego and SUNY Oswego a special federal designation that would allow the Port of Oswego to export grain and other agriculture products for the first time. Schumer explained that the port takes in approximately 10 million bushels of grain – soybeans, corn and wheat – each year, and then companies like Perdue send these grains by rail to Virginia where they then export them abroad.

Continue reading


Rotarians Hear About The Internet

Gregory Peddle was the guest of Oswego Rotarian Mark DuFore recently. He spoke about Net Neutrality and the future of the Internet related to open access. Net Neutrality is the principle that Internet Service Providers and the government should treat all information on the Internet equally.

Continue reading



v3_2014_64