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







Turning 99 is ‘Something to Celebrate’ at Bishop’s Commons

OSWEGO – “Ninety-nine years is certainly something to celebrate,” noted Bishop’s Commons resident Florence Filby recently as she welcomed more than 70 of her closest friends and family with pink balloons, dessert, and a champagne toast in celebration of her 99th birthday.

Florence Filby, 99 years old

Florence Filby, 99 years old

While a DJ played some of her favorite songs, guests danced and toasted to the spunky 99-year-old lady.

One fellow Bishop’s Commons friend warned the crowd, “Florence is one great lady. But, you don’t want to come up against Florence in a game of cards!”

Florence, a Brooklyn native moved to Bishop’s Commons in January of this year.

She is the aunt to Candice Conaway of Oswego.

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Your email address will not be published.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:

Laker men’s ice hockey team opens season with a win

The Oswego State men’s ice hockey team opened its 50th year with an impressive 5-3 win over the U.S. National Under-18 team on Saturday night in front of a sellout crowd of 3,000 at the Marano Campus Center Arena. Oswego will start the regular season at 7 p.m. on Oct. 31 when its travels to Buffalo State for a SUNYAC matchup.

Continue reading


Oswego State women’s ice hockey Tops Castleton in exhibition

The Oswego State women’s ice hockey took to the ice for an exhibition contest on Saturday, defeating the Toronto Midget Aeros 2-0 at the Marano Campus Center Arena. Oswego’s regular season will begin at 7 p.m. on Oct. 31as it travels to face Castleton State College.

Continue reading


Dozens Of Volunteers Resurrect East Park Playground

Several Oswego DPW workers and dozens of Novelis employees gave up their Saturday to help rebuild the playground in Washington Square (East Park). Not only have they added new and safer equipment but three new flower beds were also added to the park. “It’s going to look really nice when it’s done,” Councilor Eric VanBuren said. “It’s a big change; a big change from what it was.”

Continue reading


Laker Men’s Soccer Earns 6th Seed Despite Loss Saturday

Oswego State men’s soccer team lost a 4-0 contest against Cortland on Saturday afternoon at Jets Field. The Lakers drop to 4-10-2 overall and 3-5-1 in conference play. Despite the loss, Oswego nabbed the No. 6 seed in next week’s SUNYAC Championship and will face No. 3-seeded Brockport on the road.

Continue reading


Oswego State women’s soccer team ends season with a win

The Oswego State women’s soccer team capped off its regular season with a 3-1 victory over Cortland on Saturday afternoon at Laker Soccer Field. With the win, Oswego improves to 6-7-3 on the year and 3-3-3 in conference play. Despite the win, Oswego was eliminated from SUNYAC Championship contention with Plattsburgh’s 4-1 win over Brockport.

Continue reading



v3_2014_64