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Letters to the Editor

Please Remember and Thank You

Thank you to those that have stopped by Save-a-Lot and donated to the food drive taking place. This food will be divided to go towards two programs. The first is Catholic Charities in order to have enough food on hand to get them through some of the rough points this winter. The second organization that will get items is the Meals on Wheels program. […]

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Barclay

Backdoor Borrowing Drives New York into Debt Overload

Each quarter the state’s Division of Budget releases updates to the state’s financial plan. The latest report which was published earlier this month included, once again, details on state debt. As one might guess, with our state’s reputation for spending, the state debt load is among the highest in the nation. Our outstanding debt is nearly $54 billion, second only to California. […]

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Ritchie

Helping Foster Children Find Their Forever Homes

Thanksgiving is the time of year when families come together to enjoy a special meal and most importantly, each other’s company. It is when people can show how grateful they are for all of life’s blessings, especially our friends and families. Unfortunately, here in the United States, far too many children are still waiting for their forever family to come along. […]

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Barclay

Volunteer Efforts Brighten Holidays, Provide Health Benefits

Volunteers are the backbone of any community organization. The causes our local volunteers support help ensure that fewer people spend Thanksgiving alone, that children have gifts to open for the holidays, and that people have warm coats and boots for the winter. These efforts provide an opportunity for people to give back while at the same time providing assistance for those in need. […]

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Letters to the Editor

Salvation Army Letter To The Oswego County Community

The Corps officers, Captain Heather Odom and Lieutenant Alberta Rakestraw, and members of the advisory board of the Oswego County Salvation Army offer their sincere thanks to several Oswego restaurateurs, members of Zonta and the Oswego Lions Club, and members of the public for their generous support of the Guest Chef Dinners of 2018. […]

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Barclay

State Archive Site Provides Online Link to the Past

One thing we should be proud of in New York is our history and because of technology, it has never been easier to learn about our past. With the advent of online archives and searchable databases, what once required a trip to the local court house or hours sifting through library archives has, in many cases, been replaced with simple keystrokes. However, knowing what to search or where to start can still be a challenge. […]

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Letters to the Editor

It’s A Matter Of Remediation

Remediation – the Act of correcting an error, fault or evil! An error is missing a grounder in baseball, or dropping a fly ball. If done in the championship game, you won’t be around next year. That is the act of correcting an error and those at fault are dealt with. […]