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Author Spotlight (Rescheduled for 1/29/17)

  • CNY Arts Center 11 River Glen Drive Fulton, NY, 13069 United States (map)

Join us at CNY Arrts Center on 12/4/16 at 3:00pm to celebrate Jim Farfaglia's new book: "Pioneers: The Story of Oswego County's Rescue Team". 

“In the summer of 1971, while vacationing with his family in the Adirondacks, a little boy disappeared. Without a 911 emergency system yet in place, his parents were unsure where to call for help. Eventually, nearly one thousand people, most who had no formal rescue training, joined the search, but, tragically, the child was never found. His legacy was destined to end there until an Oswego County man pledged to offer hope for families of future missing people. Gathering others who believed as he did, and without any guidelines on how to begin, the group formed New York State’s first professional volunteer search and rescue team. This is the story of their pioneering accomplishment.”

Jim Farfaglia lives in and writes about the history and culture of upstate New York. In 2011, after a fulfilling career directing a children’s camp and advocating for youth, Farfaglia transitioned to focusing on his lifelong interest in writing. Splitting his time between poetry and what he calls “story-driven nonfiction,” Jim also enjoys helping others fulfill their dream of writing a book. Visit his website at

This event is free and open to the piublic! Book signing, Meet-N-Greet, Reading, and Q&A session.

Earlier Event: December 3
Godspell Auditions
Later Event: December 5
Godspell Auditions