Oswego County Opportunities’ Call-N-Ride provides an invaluable transportation service to Oswego County residents. One of OCO’s Public Transportation Services, Call-N-Ride offers curb-to-curb, low-cost bus service for elderly and special needs individuals within Oswego County.
The people who live in the tiny Oswego County town are taking on federal officials in an attempt to save their post office. The U.S. Postal Service has been losing money for years. It is looking to close unprofitable postal offices, most of which are in small rural towns.
An initiative of the American Red Cross, the I’m OK program is a neighbor-to-neighbor program where Red Cross trained volunteer residents check the apartments of participating residents each morning, seven days a week, to ensure that in the event of something happening to a resident, they will receive attention in a timely manner.
The curb-to-curb, low-cost bus transport service for the elderly and persons with special needs typically sees usage drop during the winter months, but not this year.
Residents at Fulton Mill Apartments were treated to a special Valentine’s Day luncheon courtesy of Catholic Charities of Oswego County.
A group of fourth through sixth grade Frederick Leighton Elementary School students created cards for residents of the Sunrise Nursing Home. They personally delivered the holiday greetings.
Giving back during the holiday season is something the residents and staff of Bishop’s Commons Assistive Living Residence have been doing for the past few years.
About a dozen people turned out Thursday night for a town hall meeting with city officials. Topics ranged from the city’s plans to purchase the International Marina to the behavior of college students (and others) to snow removal. The meeting was productive, one councilor said. Things are headed in the right direction, she said. But change doesn’t happen overnight, she added.
When Christine Minor was named program manager for Oswego County Opportunitiesâ€™ Independent Residential Alternatives program in Minetto she envisioned an addition to the spacious grounds of the IRA house.
On Wednesday, the city hosted an informational meeting among city officials, Harborfest representatives and the general public to discuss plans to once again locate the festival’s midway at the marina parking lot north of Lake Street. Some residents oppose the idea. However, most who spoke Wednesday favored the plan.