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July 22, 2018

Posts by: Steve Yablonski

Committee OKs Mayor’s Homeless Proposal

At its meeting Monday night, the Administrative Services Committee approved the mayor’s request for a $25,000 budget amendment. The funds will be used to contract with Oswego County Opportunities to perform street canvassing throughout the city of Oswego from August 1 to December 31 in an effort to combat homelessness in the Oswego community. The full council will now consider the matter at its next meeting.

HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM TODAY (July 16)

HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM TODAY (July 16) THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A HEAT ADVISORY. LOCATIONS: NIAGARA, ORLEANS, MONROE, WAYNE, NORTHERN CAYUGA, OSWEGO, LIVINGSTON AND ONTARIO COUNTIES. TIMING: FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY MONDAY EVENING. HEAT INDEX VALUES: IN THE MID 90S. PRECAUTIONARY ACTIONS: A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT

Professor Juliet Giglio checks with SUNY Oswego senior Mic-Anthony Hay about the next scene. In the background are Riki Giglio and David Levi.

Documentary Preserves Cousins’ Memories Of Oswego’s Safe Haven

A SUNY Oswego faculty member, Juliet Aires Giglio wants to share a piece of her family’s history with the world. The story has international appeal. The subjects of the story are Rikica Giglio, 81 (formerly Rikica Levi) and David Levi, 81 (first cousin to Rikica and her sister, Ella Levi, 73, who was born at the Fort Ontario Safe Haven site March 12, 1945). The stories the Levis tell are personal for Giglio — Rikica Levi is her husband’s mother; David, his cousin once removed. “If Safe Haven had not been available for the Levis, my husband (Keith Giglio) would not be here,” Giglio told Oswego County Today.

David Turner speaks to the Legislature about housing in the county.

County Debates, Approves Partnership Plan With City

The Oswego County Legislature had a lengthy debate Thursday night regarding a plan which will help ensure safe housing opportunities for renters in the city of Oswego. Much of the debate centered on who would enforce the plan and what it would cost county taxpayers. In the end, the resolution was approved 22-1-2. Marie Schadt cast the lone nay vote. Legislators John Martino and Shane Broadwell were excused.

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