The annual event drew a big crowd to Leighton Elementary School and the nearby Wilber Field on Saturday. Besides acting as a fundraiser, the event, sponsored by the Oswego County Autism Task Force, also focused attention on those diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder in Oswego County and what services are available.
“Parents want to do what is best for their children,” said Oswego County Public Health Director Jiancheng Huang. “They know the importance of car seats, safe sleep practices and other ways to protect them. One of the best protections is to make sure that their children have all of their vaccinations. Immunization is the most effective way to prevent many infectious diseases. Families, healthcare professionals and public health officials must work together to help protect the entire community in this way.”
Following the release of President Trump’s tax plan, U.S. Senator Charles Schumer today (April 30) pushed to preserve very popular and essential, but, nevertheless, at-risk tax deductions New York homeowners and taxpayers depend upon to keep the high cost of living in-check. Schumer explained that New York homeowners are in tax jeopardy as President Trump’s new tax plan proposes eliminating state and local property tax deductions.
The Hoa Lo Prison is better known to Americans as the “Hanoi Hilton” and where John McCain and other American POWs were held during the Vietnam War. It is called the “American War” in Vietnam. Vietnam has been invaded by the Chinese, French, and Japanese. The “American War” was the most recent and the shortest except for the five-year control by the Japanese. The major portion of the prison depicts the incarcerations of prisoners other than Americans.
While National Prescription Take-Back Day (April 29) serves as a pressing reminder, the MedSafe medication disposal service in Phoenix operates daily to lessen the availability of unused prescription medications. It serves to allow Phoenix and neighboring community residents the opportunity to safely and anonymously deposit any unused prescription medication at any time for safe disposal.
The Oswego County Health Department reported today (April 28) that a bat has tested positive for rabies in the village of Mexico. This is the second case of rabies confirmed this year. “Bats are a common carrier of rabies,” said Oswego County Public Health Director Jiancheng Huang. “Although they rarely attack humans, bats may transmit the disease through any physical contact.”
The spring round of renovations are nearing completion. We will be awaiting some changes to the new ceiling fan lights, which though they look good, do not provide enough light. scanning began on April 1 on the New Haven Congregational Church records. These records go back to 1817 and document births, baptisms, marriages and deaths as part of a narrative kept by the early secretaries.