Oswego Schools Youth Group Raising Money for Community

12 Mar

The Youth Advisory Council hosted a successful family bowling event to raise money for organizations around Oswego county.  This student-run group is determined to help out the community as much as they can. Continue reading

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Chinese New Year Celebration

12 Mar

SUNY Oswego and Syracuse University will held a party for celebration Chinese festival this Saturday 6 p.m. at Johnson Center. All international and Chinese students are invited to this party with formal or traditional clothes. Continue reading

Empire Brew Festival

12 Mar

Empire

The Empire Brew Fest is returning to Syracuse for its second year.  Continue reading

Oswego’s Annual Clean Sweep

12 Mar

Oswego’s Annual Clean Sweep
Oswego County annually holds a “Clean Sweep” to help make Lake Ontario a healthier environment. For eight years, this event has bought the Oswego community closer together. SUNY Oswego’s students also participate in the clean sweep to make their campus more desirable.
Volunteers meet at the McCrobie Civic Center on Lake St., adjacent to Breitbeck Park. Here, teams are given gloves, bags, maps and directions to start off the clean sweep and to ensure that all areas of the lake are covered.
According to Ellen Wahl, the director of retired and senior volunteer programs in Oswego County, “Oswego’s clean sweep joins a network of countywide organizations in partnership with state canal corporation.” These organizations conduct an annual canal sweep to beautify scenic waterways.
Student volunteers also participate in the clean sweep. Specifically, Greek organizations come together to help their campus and county. Last year, over 300 volunteers participated in the event.

photos: http://www.lakeshoreimages.com/cleansweep2.html

Girlfriend murdered in SUNY Brockport dorm

12 Mar

Whittemore

Ontario Orchard’s holds annual Fall jamboree

12 Mar

STERLING- The leaves are starting to change, and the air is becoming brisk.  The first weekend of fall, and with it comes Ontario Orchard’s Fall Jamboree. Continue reading

Wacky Weather Makes For Stressful Apple Season

12 Mar

OSWEGO- After a warm March, followed by frosts in early April, and a record-setting-dry summer. 2012 has had some of the craziest weather patterns in recent memory.  The extreme weather may have took it’s greatest toll on fruit farmers around central New York. The owner of Fruit Valley Orchard, in Oswego, Martha Torrice, believes this year has been one of the craziest in their 29 years of business.

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