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New York State announces $50 million in grants available for local drinking water and wastewater improvements

The New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation (EFC) and the New York State Department of Health (DOH) today announced that $50 million in water infrastructure grants is now available for local governments for critical water and wastewater infrastructure upgrades.     

“Strengthening the infrastructure of our water systems is vital for protecting the long-term health and sustainability o

Short stories and poetry wanted

The English department at JCC is now accepting submissions for its 2015 North Country writers contest open to all residents and friends of the upstate New York region. Aspiring writers won’t want to miss this opportunity to be published online and receive cash prizes. There is no entry fee. The deadline for submission is Friday, Sept. 11. The Writers Contest includes the following genres:

Short Fiction, 1000 to 3000 words

Health department announces clinic services for week of Aug. 31

The Oswego County Health Department offers a variety of services to all residents of Oswego County, including preventive health services, certified home health care, certified hospice, and a maternal and child health program.

The following services will be offered during the week of Aug. 31 at the Nick Sterio Public Health Clinic, 70 Bunner St., Oswego. Bring shot records to the immunization clinics.

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American Red Cross offers babysitter’s training Sept. 12

The American Red Cross of Central New York will host a babysitter’s training class for youth ages 11 to 15 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, at the Red Cross office at 333 W. First St., Oswego. Babysitting is often a teenager’s first business.

Babysitter’s training from the American Red Cross builds confidence to hold, feed, and care for infants and toddlers, work with children safely, and deal with emer

Health department will hold rabies clinic Sept. 9 in Granby

The Oswego County Health Department will hold a rabies clinic from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9, at the Granby Town Highway Garage on county Route 8.

New York state law requires that all cats, dogs, and pet ferrets be vaccinated against rabies. The first rabies vaccine should be given at three months of age. For dogs and cats, a second vaccination is required within one year of the first, and every three years thereafter. 

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