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









Red Cross Relief Efforts

As everyone knows The American Red Cross has a huge relief response underway to Sandy, providing people across a number of states with a safe place to stay, food to eat and comfort during this difficult time.  Thousands of people have spent the night in hundreds of Red Cross shelters since the storm began its onslaught on the country. The Red Cross has already served more than 100,800 meals and snacks and mobilized more than 2,300 disaster workers and almost 200 emergency vehicles so far and more are being deployed.  In our own Central New York Region we have deployed 47 people to NYC and 5 people to New Jersey. Those people consist of Red Cross Staff, AmeriCorps and Red Cross Volunteers. 

In our own community we have had an outpouring of people that have stopped into the office to donate money or called to ask how they can help the victims of Hurricane Sandy.  As the Branch Manager I want to say Thank You!!! Your kindness and generosity has been very humbling to myself and the rest of the staff here at the American Red Cross. It’s nice to see so many caring members in our own community wanting to help in any way they can.  The relief efforts to assist everyone in NYC and New Jersey will go on for a very long time and we will continue to seek the help from the public.  It’s not too late to make a financial donation by visiting www.redcross.org  or you can mail your contributions to our office which is located at 333 West First Street, Oswego. Blood Donations are very critical at this time so please call us at 343-0967 to see when our next blood drive is scheduled.  Thank you all again for your continuous support to the American Red Cross and to the relief efforts of Hurricane Sandy.

 

Danielle D Hayden

Branch Manager -Oswego

American Red Cross of CNY

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Your email address will not be published.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:

Payne, Brown Rise as Records Fall at Oswego

By – Chris Porter Classic Weekend kicked off with a bang on Friday night at the Oswego Speedway with the shattering of track records in both supermodified divisions during time-trials. Twenty-five years after Bentley Warren’s lap of 16.961 seconds brought … Continue reading


Oswego Speedway Quick Results 08/29/2014

Chuck Hossfeld drove to victory in the first main event of Budweiser Classic Weekend, taking the win in the Modified Classic 100.

Continue reading


The Big Screen Shines Again

After a windstorm devastated the big screen at the historic Midway Drive In Theatre and an outpouring of support from the community to rebuild, a new screen as big as the old one was erected this week and Friday (Aug. 29) night was lit with moving picture shows.

Continue reading


Payne Shatters Oswego Track Record in Budweiser International Classic ‘Fast 14’ Time Trials

Oswego Speedway’s Budweiser International Classic ‘Fast 14’ time trials proved to be historic Friday night, as Joey Payne shattered the Supermodified track record with a lap of 15.802 seconds at 142.387 mph, to set on the pole for Sunday’s 58th annual International Classic. Payne’s blistering lap aboard the Graham/Strong Racing Xtreme No. 99 bested a field of 37 Supermodifieds to take time on Friday night, and was the fastest of three drivers to turn the Speedway’s first laps under 16 seconds in a non-wing Supermodified.

Continue reading


Community Invited to Complete Survey for APW Central School District Website

The Altmar-Parish-Williamstown Central School District invites you (parents, teachers, students, community members, etc.) to take an online survey that will help assist the district in updating the school website. Now is the time to submit your input so that the website can best serve your needs in an effective manner.

Continue reading



v3_2014_64