UPDATED with comments from Assemblyman Will Barclay and Senator Patty Ritchie. After more than 100 years in Fulton, the Birds Eye Foods plant will cease to exist at the end of the year. Plant officials announced this morning (April 15) that the facility will close its doors for good in December. Employees got the news at a meeting at the Fulton War Memorial.
The season for inclement weather has arrived and once again the Oswego City School District is preparing for emergency closing and delay situations. As in the past, a variety of communication venues will be used in the event that school is closed or delayed.
Superintendent of schools Bill Crist presented his proposed spending plan for 2010-11 to the board of education Tuesday night. The $74.4 million budget increases the tax levy by 2.5 percent Ã¢â‚¬â€œ and includes moving the central offices into the Leighton school building. Leighton’s students would be dispersed to the other four remaining elementary schools and Oswego Middle School. The plan would also cut 59.4 full-time positions, district wide.
The students would be moved into the other elementary schools, with the sixth graders moving into Oswego Middle School. And, Leighton would then house the Education Center.
BREAKING: The Penn Traffic Company announced today (Nov. 14) that it will close its Oswego store next month.
As in the past a variety of communication venues will be used in the event that school is closed or delayed. The district desires to make a decision to close or delay by 5:30 a.m. and as always this message will be delivered through the numerous communications outlets. This year the district communication between school and home has been enhanced with the addition of School Messenger.
The family run furniture business will close three of its four stores by the end of htis year. The North Syracuse store will then become a “superstore.”
The proposal includes closing Minetto Elementary and constructing an addition at OMS to house fifth and sixth graders.