Hundreds of people took advantage of the first rabies clinic of the year on Wednesday night to safeguard their pets from the rabies virus. “Rabies continues to be a threat in Oswego County,” said Jiancheng Huang, Oswego County Public Health Director. Three wild animals so far this year have tested positive for the disease. The two most recent attacked unvaccinated pets.
The Literacy Coalition of Oswego County is hosting a free literacy event, “Dream Big: Read,” noon to 3 p.m. at Fairgrieve Elementary School, 716 Academy St., Fulton, it was announced.
The legislature recognizes Barb Brown and Barry Leemann at their final meeting of 2011. The pair, as well as former clerk of the legislature Ted Jerrett, also received special honors from the New York State Senate.
In what he calls a one-two punch attack, the senator explained how he would help bring federal funds to the county to fight meth production, sales and use. He would also like for Oswego County and all of Central New York to benefit from The Meth Project, a private national group that partners with individual states.
County legislators got to work Monday examining the department budgets that will make up the entire 2012 spending plan. Over the next few days, other county committees will be doing the same thing. The final budget is expected to be adopted Dec. 15.
At its meeting Monday night, the Common Council will consider a resolution to join forces with the county in opposing the manufacture and sale of synthetic drugs, such as Happy Shaman. Last week, a county legislator urged the Common Council to approve a resolution similar to what the county recently passed.
The Literacy Coalition of Oswego County (LCOC), is hosting a free literacy event, “One World, Many Stories,” 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Oswego YMCA Armory, 265 W. 1st St., it was announced by Jeanne Cieszeski, event planning team chairperson. “The event promises to be a wonderful celebration of literacy and the joy of
On Sept. 10 elections and installation of officers was held for Oswego County Pomona Grange. Master George A. Reed turned the gravel of leadership over to Robert Lewis the newly elected Master.
The United Way’s Annual Campaign officially gets under way with a Kickoff Breakfast to be held Sept. 14 from 8 – 9 a.m. at the American Foundry, Route 104 East (behind The Fajita Grill).
It’s not as easy as just moving a line on a map, the committee is told. The group will go over the data it received Tuesday night and report to the chairman of the legislature sometime in October, prior to the next meeting of the legislature.