If you remember, back over a year ago I asked why Onondaga and not Oswego for the Inland Port. At that time, there was only one area in Onondaga County looking to be the site of the Inland Port and its almost 2,000 high-paying jobs. It was Jamesville. The residents spoke out against it and didn’t want it in their backyards. The people of Fulton and Oswego County want it.
Ruth Gruber, an American journalist who stumbled into one of the great rescue stories of the Holocaust when the U.S. government appointed her to escort nearly 1,000 Jews across U-boat infested waters to the shores of the United States, died Nov. 17 at her home in Manhattan. Residents who have a 315 or 680 phone number will soon need to enter the area code for all calls – including calls within the same area code.
On a stormy winter day, December 29, members of Lake City Masonic Lodge and Lake City Victoria Eastern Star gathered at Lake City Lodge in Oswego. A wonderful covered dish dinner was shared by the group.
Oswego Rotary recently hosted Stephanie Montero and Jeff Parker from ARISE speaking about the NYS Office of the State Long Term Care Ombudsman program. The program is an advocate and resource for persons who reside in long-term care facilities such as nursing homes, assisted living and adult care facilities.
Suzuki presents SpeedSport is now available online at www.speedsport.tv and for a limited time fans can watch previous Oswego Speedway broadcasts for free including this year’s 25th annual Bud Light SBS Classic 75 featuring the Pathfinder Bank Small Block Supers.
At its most recent annual holiday gathering, Northern Oswego County Health Services celebrated Sharon Ellis’ 30 years with the organization. Ellis is a familiar face to hundreds of children in the northern Oswego County area where her recent positions have been as a nurse practitioner in the School-Based Health Centers at the Lura Sharp Elementary School and Sandy Creek Central School.
Looking back at 2016, there are many accomplishments worth noting and other items that remain on the to-do list. After a tumultuous year, the community finally received good news August 9 that FitzPatrick would remain operational and that Exelon had reached an agreement to purchase FitzPatrick from Entergy. This announcement came after the new Clean Energy Standard was adopted by the Public Service Commission.