Oswego County STOP-DWI Coordinator Robert Lighthall announced that Oswego County police agencies will participate in a special enforcement effort to crackdown on impaired driving. The statewide STOP-DWI Crackdown efforts start on February 2 and will end on February 5. The Super Bowl is America’s most watched national sporting event and Super Bowl Weekend is historically a deadly period for impaired driving.
SUNY Oswego’s music department will celebrate the works of black composers at its Black History Month Recital at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11, in Room 50 of Tyler Hall. The event is free and open to the public.
Nearly 100 third grade and fourth grade chorus members from Palermo, New Haven and Mexico elementary schools joined together to sing “O Canada” on the ice at a recent Syracuse Crunch hockey game in front of more than 6,000 spectators.
U.S. Rep. John Katko was joined Tuesday (Jan. 30) evening for the President’s State of the Union address by Teresa Woolson, an Oswego County mother who lost her son, Victor, to synthetic drugs in August 2012. Following Victor’s death, Woolson created the Victor Orlando Woolson (V.O.W.) Foundation in his honor. Since then, has worked tirelessly on a local, state, and federal level to advocate for stronger policies to raise awareness about the dangers of opioid addiction and combat the rise of synthetic drugs.
Mayor Billy Barlow painted a bright vision of the Port City’s future in his third State of the City address Tuesday night. “We are in a state of progress, resurgence and revival,” the mayor told the standing-room-only crowd. “There are positive signs of progress that are undeniable and we must seize the opportunity, keep pushing forward and capitalize on the improvements we have made.”