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Mother Earth Baby to Host 4th Annual Healthy Baby Expo


The Healthy Baby Expo in Oswego, NY evolved from Mother Earth Baby’s participation in the Great Cloth Diaper Change, a competition to achieve the Guinness World Record for number of mom and baby pairs participating in the event. This year, it promises to be bigger than ever with fun and family friendly activities, raffles, door prizes, and over 50 vendors. The Healthy Baby Expo will also feature the 4th Great Cloth Diaper Change with the hopes of beating the world record once again.

“This is a fun family community event ideal for new and expecting moms and for children of all ages with a focus on health and wellness for young children and their families,” said Lisa Emmons, owner of Mother Earth Baby.


Lakeside Artisans- Preparing for Their Fourth Anniversary Celebration in Oswego, NY


“There is an abundance of talented, creative people who live in our community,” said Tim Ames, president and business manager of Lakeside Artisans, Oswego’s artists co-op.

Lakeside Artisans is a very unique business, as it is both founded and run by the artists themselves. There are currently 19 artists and artisans who both showcase and sell their work at Lakeside Artisans retail location in Canal Commons. Twenty-five different disciplines of art can be found in the store including original paintings, folk art, original jewelry, woodwork, stained glass and more. Lakeside Artisans also features inexpensive prints and notecards of many of the original paintings sold in the store.


The Children’s Museum of Oswego- Teaching Through Imaginative Play


The Children’s Museum of Oswego (CMOO) was incorporated in 2013 as a “museum without walls.” While there is currently no permanent location for the museum, they have traveled to a number of community events including the Oswego Farmer’s Market and Harborfest and have received a tremendous amount of positive feedback from the community of Oswego. Jill Shaver, executive director of the CMOO states “Young families, grandparents, and teachers have expressed that they share our eagerness to open a museum that provides unique educational and recreational opportunities.”


Harborfest Celebrates 26 Years in Oswego


For the 26th year in a row, Harborfest remains “New York State’s Premier Admission-Free Festival.” While some Harborfest Oswego traditions remain the same, like The Entergy Grucci Fireworks Spectacular and fun and free concerts in the parks, there are some great new attractions in store for festival goers this year.


Experience Oswego’s History with the H. Lee White Marine Museum


With their busiest season upon them, The H. Lee White Museum and Maritime Center is busy planning fun and interesting events for this summer. They have extended their hours for summer to 10am to 5pm Monday through Sunday, so that visitors can explore what’s inside. The museum has exhibits centered on Oswego’s maritime history, Native American connections to our region, the lighthouses that Oswego has had over the years, and the LT-5, a WWII tugboat and National Historic Landmark.


The River’s End Bookstore “Serving Readers and Writers” for 15 Years.


The River’s End Bookstore opened its doors on May 18th, 1998. Fifteen years later, this beloved local business continues to be Oswego’s community bookstore and has the same goal “serving writers and readers” in the community. Bill and Mindy Reilly, owners of The River’s End have truly created a wonderful gathering place for both readers and writers where they can connect with one another. RiversEnd

Congrats Mother Earth Baby- New Business of the Year for 2013!


Recently named New Business of the Year, Mother Earth Baby, is a busy and expanding business. They began online in 2009 and had a retail location in a Syracuse health food store. In 2011, owner Lisa Emmons and her husband Nathan decided to open a store in their hometown of Oswego, NY. Since th525294_10151491558111480_643905617_nen, the business has moved to 70 W. Bridge Street, where they can expand to meet the growing needs of the community.

“We are developing into a full-service baby shop,” said owner, Lisa Emmons. Their newly expanded store not only offers natural baby products but also safe products and toys for children, items for children and parents on the go, strollers, car seats, and baby bathtubs.