Oswego Industries is a private nonprofit that has served the developmentally and intellectually disabled population of Oswego County since its official beginning in 1968. Partnered with sister agency, ARC of Oswego County, together the two have established “a story of struggle, constant change, growth and courage in response to needs,” according to a historical overview of the agencies written by the late Elizabeth “Betty” Vaught Baasch, the founding executive director.
Since 2009 the Budweiser International Classic 200 for Novelis Supermodifieds at Oswego Speedway has been ruled by the black and blue duo of Bob Bond and Otto Sitterly, each claiming all of their Classic titles in the seven year span. This year however, some argue there are nearly two dozen drivers with a shot at the $15,000 top prize.
Assemblyman Will Barclay said today (Aug. 31) he is pleased that the federal government designated Oswego and Onondaga counties as part of a natural disaster area due to the summer’s drought. The designation will make farm operators eligible for assistance from the Farm Service Agency if certain requirements are met, including low-interest loans.
The Oswego County Health Department reported today (Aug. 31) that the Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus was found in a mosquito sample collected during routine testing on Toad Harbor Road in West Monroe. The sample was collected Aug. 24 by the Oswego County Health Department in the same area that EEE was found last week.
Known for her previous works such as Legends and Lore of Lake Ontario and Maritime Tales of Lake Ontario, Capt. Gateley will be presenting on her most recent work, a documentary and book titled “Lake Ontario: A Quest for Hope.”
SUNY Oswego appears on The Princeton Review’s recently released “Best in the Northeast” recommended schools for 2017. The educational services company rated SUNY Oswego one of the top 228 colleges in the 11-state region as part of its “2016 Best Colleges: Region by Region.”