Obituary: Ruth O. Ackley, 87

Ruth Olive (Howard) Conway Ackley, 87

(Onondaga) Ruth Olive Ackley, 87, died at Loretto Nursing Home Feb. 13, 2014, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease.

Ruth was born at home in Clark’s Hollow, New York, June 24, 1926, to Orliss Bacon and Elsie (Berean) Howard. She received her primary education at Fabius-Pompey Central School […]

Canastota Library’s Annual Book Sale, Writing Contest is this Month

By Beth Totten

(Canastota, NY – Oct. 2011) The Art Display for the month of October will feature the work of two local artists, Maria Galton and Ruth Donovan.

Maria, a retired kindergarten teacher, began painting about 10 years ago and works in acrylics and watercolor. Her subject matter includes landscapes and still life, particularly […]