The Oswego Head Start recently hosted a My Guy and Me: Date Night at the Head Start center. Male role models attended the event where they enjoyed dinner, dancing and card games with their children.
I had a neighbor at my house the other day for lunch and I went to feed my dog, Herbie, some of the leftover quiche, (because he’s a real man and he loves quiche). My neighbor freaked out and started yelling at me about the onions in the quiche and how they could kill Herbie. I never heard of such a thing. Is she right?
An “Overnight Guest Package” courtesy of the Quality Inn and Suites Riverfront in Oswego will be one of the featured prizes awarded during the annual “Bundle of Bucks” Charity Raffle Drawing Party taking place on May 5. In addition to fantastic prize giveaways, the “Bundle of Bucks” Raffle will pay 15 cash prizes totaling $25,000, if all tickets are sold by the time of the drawing.
The three Oswego County Department of Motor Vehicles locations are teaming up with Donate Life NYS and DMV offices around the state during Donate Life Month to increase enrollment in the New York State Donate Life Registry. Donate Life Month is a national month-long observance aimed at raising public awareness of the critical need for organ, eye, and tissue donation, as nearly 9,500 New Yorkers currently wait for transplants.
Summer is right around the corner and the Oswego City-County Youth Bureau is accepting applications for several positions at Camp Hollis. Camp Hollis is owned by Oswego County and operated by the Youth Bureau as a residential camp for children ages eight to 14.
A group of local seniors eager to learn how to use their electronic devices received the assistance they needed from SUNY Oswego students taking part in a technology day event at Springside at Seneca Hill. Oswego Health’s retirement community was just one of the community service projects the students participated in as part of their local Alternative Spring Break.
In recent years, the state has made significant investments in our state parks. Specifically, additional funding has assisted in improvements at parks statewide and includes everything from playground equipment, entryways, beach areas, trails, and restroom facilities. Not only were many of these upgrades necessary as a result of age and preservation of our resources, they were strategically done to encourage tourism and increase park attendance.
Four months before Harborfest, egg-citement reigned supreme for hundreds of children Saturday in Breitbeck Park. Approximately 850 children “hunted” for colorful plastic Easter eggs scattered around Oswego’s Breitbeck Park – mostly in plain sight. The eggs contained a variety of goodies. Scores of parents were also on hand. Some crossed the caution tape to assist their children in egg hunting.