The United Way of Greater Oswego County kicked off its annual campaign on Wednesday at The American Foundry in Oswego. “This year’s message is simple,” the executive director said. “When united, donor dollars provide assistance to every age in every corner of Oswego County. Individual contributions paired with a county-wide engagement create a much greater and lasting impression than any of us can ever imagine.”
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Muggy and warm with a mix of clouds and sun today. High near 80.
The theme for this year’s Oswego Christmas Tree ceremony is “Ice Sculpting.” This will be done by the Ice Farm of Syracuse. They are taking orders from individuals or businesses who would like to have an ice sculpture displayed at Civic Plaza during the city’s tree lighting event on December 1.
Representatives of the Oswego Fire and Police departments, the Coast Guard and other first responders gathers Tuesday for a solemn memorial at the Fire Department’s headquarters. On display near the podium was a chunk of a steel beam from the World Trade Center – a grim reminder of the Port City’s connection to the September 11, 2001, terrorist attack.
Breezy, warm and muggier with scattered showers today. High 75.
Breezy and very cool with scattered rain today. High 65.
Cool with some sunshine today. High 75.
Cooler with a few scattered showers today. High 80.
“School can’t be starting today,” lamented one youngster Wednesday morning outside of Oswego Middle School. “It’s still hot; it’s still summer!” Despite what the thermometer said, schools in the Oswego district threw open their doors and welcomed thousands of students back to the classroom.
Martin A. Beckwith, 75, of Baldwinsville, passed away on Monday September 3, 2018, at Francis House in Syracuse, after a brief illness.