The Oswego County Legislature continues moving forward with projects aimed at improving infrastructure and enhancing service to residents. The body voted to authorize applications for grant funding, and the intermunicipal agreements in support of them, to help with a project that will pave the way for the development of municipal sewer service between Volney and Fulton.
Funeral services for John M. Canale, who died on Tuesday July 18, 2017, were held Monday July 24, 2017, at 10 a.m. in St. Mary of the Assumption Church, Oswego, where a Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated by Rev. John Hogan.
Staying true to the tradition of a family-oriented rural fair, the Agricultural Society of Oswego County, organizers of the 160th Oswego County Fair, have planned a full slate of activities from Aug. 9 through 13 at the Oswego County Fairgrounds, 291 Ellisburg St, Sandy Creek. Visitors can get the hang of driving a tractor on a virtual tractor ride, learn about antique farm equipment, hydroponics and enjoy a dairy treat in the agricultural building throughout the fair’s duration.
When you think of Molly Hatchet, you think of one of southern rock’s top and longest-lasting bands, responsible for kick-ass anthems and weapon-wielding warrior album cover art. But the group also has a heart of gold, as evidenced by the announcement that they will be headlining a show on August 5 in Liverpool, at Sharkey’s Summer Stage, that will benefit Victory for vets.
The Oswego County Sheriff’s Office will hold its third annual Public Safety Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 5, at the Oswego County Highway Garage on Schaad Drive, just off Route 104 East in Scriba. Several local businesses and organizations will be on hand for the event.
The Oswego County Legislature’s Economic Development and Planning Committee presented a certificate to students from Altmar-Parish-Williamstown High School as the winning team of the 2017 Oswego County Envirothon. The annual competition is coordinated by the Oswego County Soil and Water Conservation District and tests students’ knowledge of natural resources with hands-on exercises and an oral presentation.
A home is one of the biggest investments a family can make and with homeownership, repair projects are inevitable. In some cases, homeowners can perform the work that needs to be done but in other cases, hiring a contractor is necessary. Unfortunately, unscrupulous contractors sometimes inflate costs or do not complete the work that was promised which can lead to delays and costly problems for the homeowner. Senior citizens are often targeted by what amounts to a home improvement scam.