Oswego County’s Search and Rescue Team the Subject of New Book

Oswego, N.Y. – The river’s end bookstore will be hosting the debut of a new local history book, Pioneers: The Story of Oswego County’s Search and Rescue Team. To help launch the book, the store is welcoming former and current members of the team and the book’s author, Jim Farfaglia, who describes the group as “one of Central New York’s best-kept secrets.” “I’ve lived in Oswego...
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Victorian Christmas Open House at the Richardson-Bates House Museum on December 4

 OSWEGO — The Oswego County Historical Society will host the annual Victorian Christmas Open House on Sunday, December 4 from 1 pm to 5 pm at the Richardson-Bates House Museum at 135 E. Third St. in Oswego. The event is free and open to the public.      “The historic Richardson-Bates House Museum will be fully decorated in the Victorian style,” said Justin White,...
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Oswego Players Stages “Yes Virginia, There is a Santa Claus”

In 1897, Dr. Philip O’Hanlon, a coroner’s assistant on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, was asked by his then eight-year-old daughter, Virginia O’Hanlon (1889–1971), whether Santa Claus really existed. O’Hanlon suggested she write to The Sun, a prominent New York City newspaper at the time, assuring her that “If you see it in The Sun, it’s so.” In so...
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TDJ Brings Santaland to the Port City Dec 9th

Need a little jeer with your holiday cheer? The Santaland Diaries come to the Port City! “A sardonic, merrily subversive tale – just the antidote to bright-eyed joy before too many shopping days have passed. Worth more than a photo album full of Santas!” – NY Newsday You might not expect “Santa’s helper” to be a career-altering gig, but for David Sedaris, it changed...
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Oswego Players Announce Cast for “Yes Virginia, There is a Santa Claus”

Director Jenn Snow has announced the cast for the upcoming Oswego Players’ holiday production of Yes Virginia, There Is A Santa Claus. Included in the cast are Payne Horning, Jonathan Altman, Pablo Mendoza, Don DelPriore, Thi Huynh, Lana Hsu, Rose Snow, Ledger Natoli-Bourdon, Marianne Natoli, Stephanie Johnson, Noah Pauldine, Inez Parker, Jennifer Waugh, Jesse Pauldine, Sean Fox, Ed Lewis,...
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Oswego County Historical Society To Host Civil War Lecture on “Men of the 110th Regiment: Oswego’s Own”

OSWEGO — The Oswego County Historical Society will host the final lecture of the 2016 series on November 20 at 1:30 p.m. at the Richardson-Bates House Museum at 135 E. Third St. in Oswego. The event is free and open to the public.      Local author Dr. Natalie Woodall will present a program based on her current book entitled “Men of the 110th...
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