Fort Ontario Emergency Refugee Shelter Adopts 75th Anniversary Commemorative Logo

OSWEGO, NY – The Fort Ontario Emergency Refugee Shelter 75th Anniversary Planning Committee has unveiled its official logo for commemorative events and activities. The logo is inspired by an operetta, “The Golden Cage,” with words by Fort Ontario refugee Miriam Sommerburg, German sculptress, and music by Charles Abeles, Austrian composer. A series of 75th anniversary events and...
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Free Kids’ Fishing Classes Held at Several Locations this Summer

OSWEGO COUNTY – Fishing guide Mike McGrath and author Spider Rybaak will hold several free fishing clinics for children again this summer. Children learn to fish for bass, carp and other species using live bait and lures. All bait and tackle are provided. Products are donated by Shakespeare, Berkley, Cortland Line Co. and Maruyku USA. Children of all ages are welcome and should be...
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Oswego County ATV Club Invites People with Special Needs to Enjoy Outdoor Fun

ALTMAR – The Oswego County ATV Club invites people with special needs to come out for a day of fun and fishing! The free event begins at 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 29 at the group’s clubhouse located at 1941 Mexico Street in Altmar. In the event of rain, festivities will be re-scheduled for Sunday, June 30. Participants will take a short trail ride from the clubhouse to Black Pond where...
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Oswego County Historical Society to Host a Guided Tour of the Historic Riverside Cemetery on June 9

OSWEGO — The Oswego County Historical Society (OCHS), along with the Friends of Riverside Cemetery, will host a guided cemetery tour of the historic Riverside Cemetery at 4024 Co. Rte. 57, Oswego, on Sunday, June 9 at 1:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public with donations accepted the day of the tour. Pre-registration is recommended due to limited space within tour buses. To sign...
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The Oswego County Historical to Host a Lecture on Life of St. Marianne Cope and Her Time in Oswego

Oswego – The Oswego County Historical Society will host a lecture entitled “A Saint Amongst Us: The Life of St. Marianne Cope” on Sunday, October 21 at 1:30 p.m. at the St. Marianne Cope Hall behind St. Peter’s Church at 83 E. Albany St. The event is free and open to the public. The guest speaker will be Kristin Barrett-Anderson, Director of the St. Marianne Cope Shrine & Museum,...
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Mexico Point Park’s Concert/Fireworks will be Bigger and Better

Magician Paul Antonio, Ghanaian Drumming, songstress Emalee Herrington, Mexico Brass, and Fritz’s Polka Band followed by up-close and personal fireworks by Young Explosives will all be part of Mexico Point Park’ s annual free Lakeside Concert and Fireworks on Sunday, July 8, starting at 1 pm.  All new this year, from 1 to 8, will be a Craft Fair sponsored by the Mexico Chamber of Commerce....
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