Stephanie (Ford) Andrews of Mexico, a former aide to State Senator Patty Ritchie, was recently appointed to the New York State Autism Advisory Board. Senator Ritchie nominated Andrews, the mother of a teenager diagnosed with regressive autism. The board, which just recently held its first meeting, aims to advise the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities, on the effectiveness of current services for individuals with autism.
SUNY Oswego’s Office of Sustainability recently launched its latest award-winning transportation initiative, BusShare, the web-based brainchild of a student who wanted to make it simple to ride Centro’s system in and around campus and the city of Oswego. Aimed at further reducing the college’s carbon footprint, BusShare — oswegobusshare.com — helps riders easily find the most efficient and timely way to use Centro to reach their destination.
We assume you are all clearing out your accumulated junk to get ready for the holidays so you can go buy more. As long as you are doing that, take a look inside the dark recesses of your medicine cabinets. In 2016, human prescription medications topped the list of pet toxins most commonly ingested by pets. So it stands to reason that proper storage of current medications and then disposal of expired or unwanted medications is an important way to help keep pets safe.
The cast of the upcoming Oswego Players’ production of Agatha Christie’s “Fiddlers Three” is busy learning lines and movement around the acting space in the Great Room of the Church of the Resurrection in preparation of the November dinner theater experience.
On Thursday, October 26, members of the Oswego County Comets RC and the Oswego County Fire and Iron Station 1438 MC, met at the Eis House in Mexico to present a donation of funds totaling $5,584 to Friends of Oswego County Hospice. Funds donated by the two clubs were raised during this year’s third Annual Handlebars for Ho
Logan Rayvals, a third-generation driver from north of the border in Brockville, Ontario, put together a stellar rookie campaign at Oswego Speedway in 2017, becoming this year’s Novelis Supermodified Rookie of the Year. Driving the familiar Rayvals No. 94, driven for so many years by his father Craig, young Logan, who recently turned 21-years old, said this season was all about learning.
Jeff Besio has joined Arctic Risk Specialists, Toms River, N.J., as regional sales director of commercial lines for the northeast region. Thomas Nastasi, president, said, “Jeff’s great standing in the community and his reputation for exceptional customer service make him a wonderful asset to us. Our company is growing and Jeff is key to expanding our client base in the northeast.”