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St. Rose chorus sings at NBT

Submitted by Mary Crysler | Principal, St. Rose of Lima School May 30 was Educator’s Day at NBT Bank Stadium and the St. Rose of Lima (North Syracuse) chorus, made up of students in grades 3 through 6, performed the national anthem. The chorus was led by music teacher Julianna Pucino. All…


Drone camp takes off

A group of 24 students and five teachers from Bishop Grimes Jr./Sr. High School in East Syracuse, Bishop Ludden Jr./Sr. High School in Syracuse, and Notre Dame Jr./Sr. High School in Utica participated in a Drone Camp sponsored by Heritage Foundation Technology ​Grants.  The Project Fibonacci Foundation of Rome, N.Y., coordinated and ran the…



Obituary Sister Ann Therese Flynn, CSJ

     Sister Ann Therese Flynn, CSJ, 98, died Monday, May 14, 2018, at St. Joseph’s Provincial House, Latham. She had been a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet for 70 years.     Sister Ann Therese, the former Mildred Frances Flynn, was born in Albany on Jan. 22, 1920,…


Obituary Sister M. Chrysta Lerhinan, IHM

   Sister M. Chrysta Lerhinan, IHM, of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary died on Wednesday, May 23, 2018, at Our Lady of Peace Residence in Scranton, Pa.    She was born on Oct. 15, 1927, in Port Washington, N.Y., and given the name Theresa. She was…


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HOPE for Bereaved offers overdose support group

By Tami Scott for HOPE for Bereaved   When Oswego County resident Kelly Wells’ daughter died of a drug overdose, she sought help through HOPE for Bereaved, a Syracuse-based nonprofit organization that offers support to people grieving the death of a loved one. Her experience with its staff and volunteers…


Diocese of Syracuse to ordain its newest priest on June 2

Submitted by the Diocese of Syracuse | Office of Communications Rev. Matthew Rawson of Syracuse will become the newest priest in the Diocese of Syracuse when he is ordained at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Syracuse on Saturday, June 2, 2018. The celebration will begin at 10 a.m….


St. Paul’s youth, Catholic Charities staff donate art for new location

Submitted by Catholic Charities of Oswego County FULTON — Faith Formation students from Oswego’s St. Paul’s Church and the staff at Catholic Charities of Oswego County (CCOC), have created and donated a variety of artwork to decorate the agency’s new location, said Mary-Margaret Pezzella-Pekow, CCOC executive director. CCOC relocated to…


22nd Annual Goodwill Basketball Games

   Sixth-grade boys and girls from nine parochial grammar schools united to play the 22nd Annual Goodwill Basketball Games March 10. This year’s games were hosted by Bishop Ludden in Syracuse. Varsity coaches from Bishop Ludden, Bishop Grimes and Christian Brothers Academy coached the boys and girls teams. All proceeds from the…


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Dominican center offers ‘Solitude on a Busy Highway’ 

Several “Solitude on a Busy Highway” events are slated next month at the Dominican Retreat & Conference Center in Niskayuna, N.Y. June 4, 7-9 p.m., Dream Group. Presenter: Sister Carol Davis, OP, MA, Counselor Emeritus. $25/class. To register contact Caroldavisop@gmail.com, (518) 393-5517. June 8-10, Retreat for Persons with Physical Disabilities,…