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Practical nursing students contribute to A Tale of 2 Boobies author

Oswego County Weeklies

It’s not often that those who contribute to charitable causes get to see the impact that their contribution makes in the lives of an individual, but adult students at the Center for Instruction, Technology and Innovation’s (CiTi) Practical Nursing program got to meet their beneficiary first hand.

Students learned of a relative of one of the practical nursing program family members who had recently gone through their own personal breast cancer journey. Shelly Straub visited

Pickball tournament and fundraiser

Oswego County Weeklies

Photo Caption: On Saturday, Nov. 8, Mexico residents, Melanie Soucy and Mary C. Gillen participated in the first CNY North Pickleball Tournament and Fundraiser at the Cicero Family Sports Center.   Twenty-eight players from the Oswego, Onondaga, Cortland, Ithaca, and Endicott areas attended raising over $400 for the Ronald McDonald House in memory of seven-year-old Bianca Bresadole.  Soucy won a bronze medal in the mixed doubles division.  Gillen is the United States P

Medical assistant graduation held at CiTi

Oswego County Weeklies

The Center for Instruction Technology and Innovation (CiTi) held their medical assistant graduation ceremony recently where 12 students were honored for successfully completing the program.

During the welcome by the director of adult and migrant education Paul Gugel, he noted the tremendous change he had seen in the students over the course of the 730 hour program. Gugel also noted the impressive caliber of students who enrolled in the program saying that 100 percent of the students h

Fabric holiday wreath class

Oswego County Weeklies

During the holiday season, many people are looking for an easy and quick but decorative gift to create.

The fabric holiday wreath will fulfill this quest. On Thursday, Dec. 11 at 6:30 p.m., Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oswego County will hold a class on how to make this essential holiday gift. This fabric wreath class is open to the beginner sewers as well as the experienced.

The program fee is $8 and participants are asked to bring their own fabric to the workshop. The

Flu clinics are held weekdays in Oswego – County Health Department offers influenza shots

Oswego County Public Health Director Jiancheng Huang reminds residents that the health department offers influenza shots for adults age 19 and older weekdays from 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m.at the Nick Sterio Public Health Clinic, 70 Bunner St., Oswego. No appointment is needed; walk-ins are welcome.

“More than 200,000 Americans are hospitalized for influenza each year, and approximately 36,000 Americans die of complications from it,” said Judy Lester, RN, Director of Patient

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