The New York State Police in Fulton are investigating an Armed Robbery that occurred on Thursday (July 30) at approximately 10:44 p.m. at the Kwik Fill located at 7559 State Route 104 in the town of Oswego. There are three suspects involved, all are white males, wearing black clothing and black head/face coverings, troopers said.
The Oswego County Health Department today (July 31) announced that the State Department of Health has approved its plan of closing the Certified Home Healthcare Agency. “Since 1966, Oswego County CHHA has provided services to thousands of county residents,” said County Legislator John Proud, District 7, Mexico, chairman of the Legislature’s Health Committee. “However, a number of financial issues, and elimination of state funding over the past several years, have affected the viability of the CHHA program. “
Bonnie Finnerty was recently named Sandy Creek Elementary School Principal. Finnerty replaces longtime Principal Sue Ann Archibee who retired at the close of the 2014-15 school year. Finnerty is very familiar with Oswego County having grown up in, and graduated from, neighboring Pulaski High School.
Everyone has heard of Route 66. But, few know of historic U.S. Route 20. It extends from Boston, Massachusetts, to Newport, Oregon. Spanning 3,365 miles, Route 20 is the longest road in the United States. The more famous Route 66, called the Main Street of America, is 2,451 miles in length. New York and other states are promoting tourism along Route 20. I have chatted with people along the route in New York State and they admit that they are having a problem making people aware of the great things to see along the way.
Although local music trailblazer Joe Spereno lost his battle with cancer in May, his memory will live on through a newly created scholarship that will benefit a musically gifted Oswego High School student.
This year’s Fulton Jazz Festival, Aug. 7-8, offers everything from New Orleans’ deep-fried Cajun mac and cheese balls to Philly cheese steak, to pulled pork, to oven-fresh baked goods, to ice cream, and more, said Bill Hubel, festival co-chair.
The recent news stories concerning Planned Parenthood are shocking and disconcerting. They draw attention, front and center, to the ugly and damaging reality of abortion. The stories serve to remind us that abortion is a direct attack on vulnerable human life. They also demonstrate the sad reality that fetal organs and tissues are routinely harvested, bought and sold in our country.
At a recent Fulton Sunrise Rotary meeting, Rotarian Linda Rossiter introduced Heather Tebidor from Youth Works a division of Oswego County Workforce New York. Tebidor spoke about the numerous ways Youth Works helps youth from ages 16-21 prepare for and enter the workforce.