The Mercyhurst University Department of Athletics announced 389 Mercyhurst Scholar-Athletes in the 2013-2014 school year. A student-athlete must earn at least a 3.0 grade point average to qualify for the list. Among them is a pair from Oswego County.
Two of six large sculptures to grace a maple-shaded triangle of land near the Marano Center at SUNY Oswego rose recently for a two-year run that art faculty member Benjamin Entner hopes will mark the beginning in a drive for more public art on campus. Artists Coral Lambert of SUNY Alfred and Eric Stein of Huguenot recently installed “Shape Shifters” and “Cutter,” respectively. The rest of the sculpture garden will take root by early fall, flanking a grove of 10 maple trees along several of the most heavily used walkways on campus.
Sunny, cooler and less humid today. High in the mid 70s.
Golfers participating in the 17th Annual St. Luke-Francis Boyce Memorial Charity Tournament could be “one swing away from 20K,” thanks to The House Works in Fulton, sponsor of a $20,000 hole-in-one contest. Golfers will tee off with an 8 a.m. “shotgun” start on August 9 at Battle Island State Park.
Romeo’s Juliet asks “What’s in a name?” and when it comes to Shakespeare, mixed response quickly follows from grimace to enthusiasm. Ask an actor that question and the challenge quickly becomes irresistible. But for local theatre companies, balancing audience appeal with actor enthusiasm is not always easy.