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Pet of the Week – Merle

We featured Merle back in April, but he is still stuck being just an “office” cat. He is very good at that. He is totally in charge of all business operations, goes from lap to lap and computer to computer making sure that his directions are followed and that he gets the respect and attention (and kisses) he deserves.

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Three people, including two young children, and two dogs were saved today from this apartment during an early morning fire. (OFD Photo)
Oswego Daily News

Residents, Dogs Rescued From Burning Building

The Oswego Fire Department was dispatched to a reported structure fire with trapped occupants at 8:16 a.m. today (July 31). Upon arrival, OFD command reported heavy fire conditions in the front of the two-story multiple-occupancy and confirmed victims in a second story window. Two young children, an adult and two dogs were rescued.

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2008 photograph of the Enlisted Men’s Barracks at Fort Ontario. Members of Cushing’s Battery, 4th US Light Artillery Regiment, are moving two m.1861 3”Ordnance Rifles in front of the barracks, one of the most common and accurate field pieces of the Civil War. (Photo courtesy Fort Ontario State Historic Site.)
Oswego Daily News

Historian Tom Ebert To Lecture Aug. 17 at Fort Ontario

Lt. General Robert E. Lee issued what is known today as General Order No. 9, sometimes referred to as his farewell address to the Army of Northern Virginia, on April 10, 1865. Lee declared that, “After four years of arduous service marked by unsurpassed courage and fortitude, the Army of Northern Virginia has been compelled to yield to overwhelming numbers and resources.”

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