News of week 3/31-4/4

Check out these stories and find out what was happening in Oswego County and the surrounding area during the week of March 31 – April 4.

1. Oswego County’s Camp Hollis is now accepting applications for potential summer campers. An open house will be held in May, to allow others to become acquainted with the camp and what it offers. (Source: Oswego County Today)

2. New York State budget adds $20 million in new funding for Oswego County, Jefferson County and part of St. Lawrence county school districts. According to state senator Pattie Ritchie, the investment will mean “better schools for our students and relief for tax payers.” (Source: Oswego County Today)

3. On April 29, Lakeside Artisans will be offering a class on how to dye and paint silk scarves for adults in the community. In order to register for the class, students are required to pay a non-refundable $10 registration free. (Source: I Heart Oswego)

4. Oswego County’s biggest mystery turns 20 years old this week. The 18-year-old New Haven convenience store clerk, Heidi Allen, went missing on April 3, 1994. Read this article to learn more about Allen’s disappearance. (Source:

5. An Oswego couple face multiple charges of Social Service fraud. The two were arraigned in a Mexico town court, and are expected to return for an appearance on Tuesday, April 29. (Source:

6. The Library Learning Center will offer assistance to those searching for jobs. One-on-one assistance in areas such as job hunting, computer tune-ups and smart phone assistance. (Source: Oswego County Today)

7. On Friday, April 25, at 7:15 p.m.,  Assistant professor of physics and astronomy Adam Frank, from the University of Rochester, will give a speech on computational astrophysics. The speech will take place in the Sheldon Ballroom and is free to the public. (Source: Oswego County Today)

8. Oswego takes part in the second annual Polar Plunge for Special Olympics New York. More than 100 participants will go for a cold swim in the icy Lake Ontario. (Source: Oswego County Today)

9. After impersonating a police officer, 40-year-old Christopher Hughes was charged with an A Class misdemeanor and criminal impersonation in the second degree. (Source:

10. Students enrolled in the Stepping Stones Day Program and Oswego County BOCES students at the Fourth Street School in Fulton took part in the “Hoops for Heart” American Heart Association fundraising challenge, raising $582. (Source: Oswego County Today)

Check back every Friday for our roundup of the most important stories of the week in Oswego County!