Safe Haven - June 2016. A effort is under way to make Fort Ontario and Safe Haven a national park.
Oswego Daily News

Fort Ontario, Safe Haven Legislation Passes House

On Jan. 30, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the bipartisan Fort Ontario Study Act, legislation introduced by U.S. Rep John Katko (NY-24) which would put Fort Ontario and Safe Haven National Refugee Shelter in Oswego on the path towards becoming a National Park. Katko was joined by Reps. Claudia Tenney (NY-22) and Louise Slaughter (NY-25) in introducing this legislation. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has introduced the measure in the Senate.


Fulton Daily News

Tobacco Free Network, Reality Check Send Students to Albany

TFN is home to Reality Check, a New York State youth led movement that targets tobacco companies and their marketing strategies that appeal to youth. The local Reality Check program is preparing to send four students from the catchment areas to Albany, NY for Legislative Day on February 7. One student from G. Ray Bodley High School in Fulton, one student from Paul V. Moore High School in Central Square and two students from ITC in Syracuse will travel to the state capitol to meet with state legislators along with 25 other contracts from Reality Check programs throughout the state.