Once again, the Oswego County Comets is in the midst of accepting and collecting donations for its annual food drive. New for this year, they are also asking for the public’s help with providing pet food and supplies for our furry friends’ needs.
The Oswego County Health Department offers a variety of services to all residents of Oswego County, including preventive health services, certified hospice, and a maternal and child health program.
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The city of Fulton announced that the annual Christmas Tree Lighting Jubilee will be held on Thursday, December 7, from 5 to 8 p.m. The official City Christmas Tree is located across from the Fulton Municipal Building at 141 S. First St. The tree will be lit at 6:30 p.m. with photos with Santa following directly after in the Municipal Building Community Room.
Executive Director of United Way of Greater Oswego County Patrick Dewine met recently with Excellus BlueCross BlueShield Regional President Jim Reed to discuss the United Way’s Health and Well-Being impact area and the positive effect it has on programs such as the YMCA Oswego Adult Senior Programs and Aurora of CNY Social Work Services for Individuals with Vision/Hearing Loss.
The Oswego County Historical Society will host the annual Victorian Christmas Open House on Sunday, December 3 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Richardson-Bates House Museum at 135 E. Third St. in Oswego. A special live performance by local singer-songwriter Cam Caruso will take place between 2 – 4 p.m.
Several years ago, Ralph Singh, founding President of Gobind Sadan, USA, told Oswego County Today that “Darkness is merely a stage for the light to play on. As dark as it might seem; in fact the brighter the light becomes. And, a beacon of hope spreads further across the horizons for all men to see.” That was evident at the recent ‘Gathering Around The Light’ ceremony at the Sikhs’ temple on Graves Road in Palermo. In a world dominated by acts of hatred, some 50 people gathered to celebrate the power of forgiveness to overcome the flames hatred and remember the great miracle that rekindled the hope of the Central New York region.