State Police arrested Austin M. Baker, 20, from Central Square, today (April 30). He was charged with Sex Abuse 1st degree (D-felony), Forcible Touching (A-misdemeanor) and Endangering the Welfare of a Child (A-misdemeanor). The arrest stems from an incident that allegedly occurred at a residence in the town of West Monroe on or about November 11, 2017.
Palermo Elementary students learned a valuable lesson from guest presenter Dennis Pullen: we all can be different and the same. Noticeable differences with Pullen and the students in grades kindergarten through four included his wheelchair, breathing device and lack of mobility. But, similarities far outweighed those three.
Governor Andrew Cuomo today (April 30) announced more than $100 million in state funding to repave and enhance roadways impacted by the harsh weather this past winter. The projects in CNY include approximately $16.4 million in projects to pave 134 lane miles of roads in Oswego, Onondaga, Cayuga, Cortland and Madison counties.
The New York State Police are attempting to locate 21-year-old Kody L. Barr, who is a suspect in the cemetery desecration case which occurred in the village of Mexico Cemetery on March 31. If anyone has information on the whereabouts of Barr, they are asked to contact State Police in Pulaski at (315) 298-1473 or State Police Headquarters at (315) 366-6000 and reference case number 8161580.
SUNY Oswego President Deborah F. Stanley has announced the appointment of Dr. Rodmon King as the college’s chief diversity and inclusion officer, effective July 2. In this position, King will be responsible for implementing the college’s strategic diversity and inclusion goals, while leading the cultivation, enhancement and promotion of an environment of equity and inclusion for all at SUNY Oswego.
An April 30 SUNY Oswego production of “Not Someone Like Me” followed by a panel presentation will bring forward the stories of survivors of sexual violence to try to make a positive change. The free performance, a series of staged monologues, will begin at 7 p.m. in Sheldon Hall ballroom.
Oswego County Opportunities Executive Director Diane Cooper-Currier announced that Services to Aid Families Community Response Coordinator Stacie France is the recipient of the agency’s prestigious Amelia Whelahan Leadership Award. Presented annually and selected by the board of directors, OCO’s Amelia Whelahan Leadership Award recognizes a staff member who has made outstanding contributions to OCO and the Human Services profession.