The Port City officially lit up for the holidays on Saturday. Hundreds of people throughout the day enjoyed the first-ever Light Up, Oswego! The new community wide all-day event, welcomed the holiday season in Oswego at myriad locations. Events and activities began at 10 a.m. and continued until around 7:30 p.m. after Santa had greeted hundreds of youngsters in City Hall.
The American Red Cross will host a Fulton Community Blood Drive on December 6 at the First United Methodist Church at 1408 State Route 176, across from Fulton Junior High School from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Onondaga County Sheriff Kevin Walsh reports that deputies have charged a Central Square man in connection with a robbery of a Salina restaurant that led police on a high-speed chase that ended in Oswego County. The suspect allegedly lead police on a high-speed chase, with his two young children in the van.
One of the places I check when I am researching a destination is Global Greeter Network,www.globalgreeternetwork.info Greeters are volunteers who love their city so much they volunteer to give free two-hour tours. They take visitors to parks, shopping, or lesser known neighborhoods. On our recent trip to China, we signed up for a Greeter tour in Chongqing. We wanted to learn about hot pot which originated in Mongolia one thousand years ago and is a signature dish of the Sichuan Province.