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September 19, 2018

Posts by: Steve Yablonski

United Way Kicks Off 2019 Campaign

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.”

Tree Lighting Ceremony To Offer Ice Sculpting Specials

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.

The bell is rung at the conclusion of the ceremony.

Oswego Pauses To Remember September 11, 2001

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.

Students head back to classes on Wednesday at OMS.

Schools Open, Despite Summer’s Tenacity

“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.

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