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Students moved by mock DWI crash at APW

Oswego County Weeklies

Every other year, just short of prom season, the Student Government of Altmar-Parish-Williamstown Jr.-Sr. High School sponsors a mock DWI vehicle crash scenario that sparks student emotions at the horror of poor driving decisions.

The scene was set up on county Route 22 between the APW Jr. -Sr. High School and Elementary School on May 14 at 8:30 a.m. APW students volunteer to play the roles of drivers and victims; make-up and r


Feasibility study June 9

The Town of Albion Town Board will hold a feasibility study on municipal water at their next regular monthly meeting on June 9 at 6:30 p.m.

Town of Albion residents are asked to attend to show support for or against municipal water.
 


Fish dinner a success since 1968

The Ellisburg Volunteer Fire Department and Ladies Auxiliary has been serving fish dinners for 47 years. The summer tradition of serving weekly haddock dinners began in 1968. It all started with a fundraiser supper of fresh bullhead in the spring of 1967.

That dinner was so successful that another was planned for fall, but since fresh bullheads were no longer available it was decided to have a haddock fish fry. The haddock din


Lacona Bridge Side Park ribbon-cutting ceremony

A ceremony to celebrate the opening of the Lacona Bridge Side Park will be held on Sunday, May 31 at 2 p.m. at 9 Maple Avenue, Lacona.  Everyone in the community is invited. 

Lacona Bridge Side Park was designed for children ages two-12 and includes equipment that will allow children with limited abilities to play alongside their peers. 

There are three slides, four swings,


World War II veteran Laurence “Sparky” Rector takes Honor Flight to Washington DC

Oswego County Weeklies

by  Kelly M. Freihofer
Morning came early for one World War II veteran in Mexico on April 25.  Laurence “Sparky” Rector was up and standing ready at 5:30 a.m. in Syracuse Hancock International Airport, alongside 80 fellow World War II veterans from Central New York.  This special group was being flown to Washington DC with Honor Flight Syracuse, Mission 005, where they would be honored for their service to our cou


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