The Fulton Board of Education heard about the district’s distinct opportunity to participate in a “cutting edge” experiment designated to only six school districts in New York State. Partnering with Cayuga Community College, FCSD is moving forward with the Dual Enrollment Experimental Site Initiative as the U.S. Department of Education pairs 44 colleges throughout the country with low-income high school students eligible for PELL grant funding for college courses to start working earlier toward the completion of a degree program. FCSD specifically has initially targeted 35 Bodley High School students that would be eligible for PELL grant funds to complete a minimum of 12 credit hours through courses at CCC Fulton Campus while also enrolled and earning the necessary credits at GRB.
The second round of the popular Novelis Fan Can Chase is this Saturday as a part of Oswego Speedway’s Independence Weekend Grand Prix special presented by the Walker Enterprises D-Bus. Can collections will take place outside of the Speedway’s main entrance from 4-6 p.m. with collections made by Scriba Bottle & Can Return.
Nearly 200 people from throughout Central and Northern New York heard inspiring personal stories from leaders on their roads to success Tuesday night (June 28) at “Ladies Who Lead,” an event sponsored by the Upstate Women’s Leadership Council. Formed last year by State Senator Patty Ritchie and other local trailblazers, the UWLC aims to create more opportunities for women in our region.
A two-story Cloud Climber, water table, aluminum factory and other familiar sites are about to become a reality in the heart of Oswego. The Children’s Museum of Oswego (CMOO) is kicking off its Build, Play, Grow Campaign this week with more than $275,000 in gifts and pledges already received. CMOO is also pleased to announce its leadership team for the campaign
At its annual meeting in June, Operation Oswego County presented its 2016 Ally Award to the Upstate Energy Jobs Coalition. It was in recognition and appreciation of its outstanding contribution and dedication to preserving the economic benefits and environmental benefits of the nuclear industry in Oswego County and for Upstate New York.
Holy Trinity Parish, 309 Buffalo St., will hold its annual Family Fun Festival on July 8 and 9, from 5 – 10 p.m. both days. There will be plenty of food to choose from including; chicken BBQ, BBQ ribs, hamburgers, hotdogs, sausage, kielbasa, fries, onion rings and everyone’s favorite fried dough.