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AmeriCorps members meet their goal

Oswego County Weeklies

On Thursday, Aug. 13, AmeriCorps members Barbarajean Wydner and Meghan Yost hosted a 1950s Sock Hop as a part of their Community Involvement Project. The non-profit organization Heaven’s Hands Ministry will be receiving over 400 pairs of socks.

Heaven’s Hands Ministry has a sneaker program where they make sure all area school children have new sneakers to go back to school with. Last year, 200 children went through

Thou Art Group plans summer art exhibit

Celia Stevens of Pulaski, always thought art was an amazing way to express oneself and get closer to the Lord when she came across an art exhibit called "Wonders of God" by a group called the Truth Seekers held at the Oswego Art Association.
After submitting two of her own poems that were accepted for the exhibit, she decided to start her own group, called "Thou Art Group" and feature a show in the Pulaski area.

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Local physician assistant recognized as pioneer in the profession

William Downey, PA-C spent 1966 to 1970 as a Navy Corpsman, flying medi-vacs in Vietnam.  Upon leaving the Navy, Downey spent 1970 to 1974 at physician’s assistant school in West Virginia. After his certification, he worked in Maryland, the Alaska Pipeline and eventually the Poconos were he met his wife, Maria. A few months after they were married, Downey and  Maria moved to Pulaski in 1982 and he began working at for NOCHSI where he continued to w

Free fresh food distribution

There will be a free fresh food distribution on Monday, Aug. 31 at the Sandy Creek United Methodist Church at 2031 Harwood Dr, Sandy Creek.    Doors will open at 3:30 p.m.   Random numbers will be drawn by everyone at 3:15 p.m.  

Do not come early and try to get inside the building... for safety purposes no one is allowed inside or in line near the door until the delivery truck has left the d

Oswego County ATV Club hosts veterans from across U.S.

Oswego County Weeklies

The Oswego County ATV Club recently hosted more than 300 military veterans and their guests for its inaugural “Ride for Veterans.” The event honored wounded domestic and foreign war veterans for their service to our country.

The group left the Tailwater Lodge in Altmar and enjoyed a scenic 14-mile ride along Barclay Trail to Kasoag Lake before they returned to the group’s clubhouse in Altmar for a luncheon.

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