This summer was rather similar to last summer. In fact both were 2.3 degrees warmer than average. They tied for 7th warmest since 1855.
Temperatures have been in the upper 80s to lower 90s all across CNY. Forecasters say it will be worse Thursday with the possibility of the mercury hitting 100 degrees in the Syracuse area. People are doing whatever they can to find relief from the heat and humidity.
This summer the Oswego YMCA bookmobile is traveling regular weekly routes throughout the Oswego City School District providing students with opportunities to select free books they can keep and at the same time encourage continued reading.
School’s out, the last tests have been graded and the diplomas have been handed out. It’s time for the school administratiors to breathe a collective sigh of relief and go on vacation… right? Well, not quite.
The Oswego City-County Youth Bureau announces its 2011 schedule for the Traveling Arts in the Parks series. Each event is free and open to the public. Glenn Colton kicks off the 2011 season with a 1 p.m. performance on July 5 at Scriba Town Park on O’Connor Road. Colton has performed thousands of energetic concerts for children, parents and teachers since 1992.
“Food that’s in when school is out” is the theme of this summer’s effort to provide a healthy breakfast and lunch to teenagers and youngsters 18 years of age and under.
Staff from Catholic Charities of Oswego County’s Family Support Services program display some of the materials that will be used during several summer groups the program will be hosting for area youth ages 6 through 10.
Funded through the New York State Education Department, the Summer Food Service Program provides free meals to all children 18 years and under.
Dave White, creator of New York’s Sea Grant’s Discover Clean and Safe Boating education campaign, wants to help spread information on how boaters enjoying what they love can also stay safe and help avoid the spread of invasive species.
The CYO Summer Drop-in Recreation Program at Catholic Charities of Oswego County will begin July 5 and continue through Aug. 12. The program is offered free of charge to children ages 7 to 14 in Oswego County and is held Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.