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Oswego County flood victims can pick up water test kits at Sandy Creek town clerk’s office
June 26, 2017, 9:30 am | Source
SANDY CREEK – Residents of flooded areas who want to have their water tested for bacteria may pick up test kits and drop off water samples at the Sandy Creek Town Clerk’s Office, 1992 Harwood Drive, beginning today.

Office for the Aging announces new program to provide Project Lifesaver units
June 26, 2017, 9:00 am | Source
The Oswego County Office for the Aging is sponsoring a new program to provide a Project Lifesaver tracking device to adults with dementia disorders.

OFA will distribute farmers market coupon books
June 26, 2017, 8:30 am | Source
The Oswego County Office for the Aging will distribute farmers market coupon booklets beginning July 12. The coupons may be used to buy locally-grown fresh fruits and vegetables from participating farmers and at participating farmers markets.

Oswego County Legislature passes ‘sparkler law’
June 26, 2017, 8:00 am | Source
The Oswego County Legislature passed a new law at its June meeting which will allow residents to use sparklers and similar non-explosive devices for their Independence Day celebrations.

Safe Haven honors 2 for humanitarian efforts
June 26, 2017, 8:00 am | Source
OSWEGO — The Safe Haven Holocaust Refugee Shelter Museum recognized two individuals Sunday with the Ralph M. Faust Humanitarian Award for their efforts toward improving the lives of refugees.

Fulton school district honors 246 grads in annual commencement
June 25, 2017, 7:46 pm | Source
FULTON — Cheers filled the air at the Fulton War Memorial Saturday as 246 eager students received their diplomas and became alumni of G. Ray Bodley High School.

Friends, family and Oswego City School District members honor Class of 2017
June 25, 2017, 7:44 pm | Source
OSWEGO — The Oswego City School District bid farewell to its Class of 2017 Saturday at its 161st commencement ceremonies, sending graduates out into the world as speakers reminded them they would always have a home in the Port City.

State squabble threatens county revenue
June 24, 2017, 9:00 am | Source
Barclay: ‘The craziest thing we’ve ever been involved in’

Fulton Jazz Festival starts Aug. 10, to feature organist Tony Monaco
June 24, 2017, 8:45 am | Source
FULTON — Tony Monaco, who plays Hammond B3 Organ, returns to headline the Fulton Jazz Festival, scheduled for Aug. 10, 11 and 12, festival President Joe Cortini announced.

Stephanie Maturo joins CiTi as director of technology
June 24, 2017, 8:30 am | Source
MEXICO — The Center for Instruction, Technology & Innovation (CiTi) recently welcomed Stephanie Maturo as its new director of technology.

Land bank acquires 11 properties, returns first to tax roll
June 24, 2017, 8:00 am | Source
OSWEGO — The Oswego County Land Bank acquired 11 properties Friday that were previously destined for the Oswego County Tax Auction and accepted a proposal that will see a home in the city of Oswego sold and rehabilitated, marking the…

Cast prepares musical ‘Grease’ for Oswego Players
June 23, 2017, 8:00 pm | Source
OSWEGO — Cast members from across Oswego County are busy rehearsing for the upcoming Oswego Players’ production of the musical “Grease.”

Oswego County Health Dept. clinic schedule announced
June 23, 2017, 10:00 am | Source
OSWEGO — The Oswego County Health Department has announced clinic services for the week of June 26.

Barclay, Oaks applaud state for CES, flooding
June 23, 2017, 9:30 am | Source
But both say state failed on ethics reform, economic development oversight

Parole hearing for Alan Jones next week
June 23, 2017, 9:30 am | Source
WALLKILL — Next week a parole board will decide whether Alan Jones, the Palermo man convicted of killing his 11-year-old stepsister Erin Maxwell, is fit to rejoin society after serving less than a decade behind bars.

Mosquito Control Awareness Week is June 25 through July 1
June 23, 2017, 9:00 am | Source
The week of June 25 – July 1 has been declared the 20th annual National Mosquito Control Awareness Week by the American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA), an organization dedicated to preserving the public’s health and well-being through safe, environmentally sound…

Another year of dredging set to begin on Lake Neatahwanta
June 23, 2017, 8:30 am | Source
FULTON — The 2017 dredging operation on Lake Neatahwanta is set to begin in Granby soon, and officials in Fulton are looking to purchase their own dredge to continue cleanup efforts aimed at opening Stevenson Beach in the coming years.

Report: Half of area residents want smoke-free housing, workplace
June 22, 2017, 9:30 am | Source
OSWEGO — Almost two-thirds of Oswego County residents would back policies prohibiting the sale of tobacco products in stores near schools, and about half say they want a smoke-free housing and work environment, according to data compiled recently by Tobacco…

DEC slams Fulton for dam maintenance
June 22, 2017, 9:30 am | Source
Fulton officials plan to remove Sharps Pond Dam

Charles E. Gallagher Swimming Pool to open
June 22, 2017, 8:30 am | Source
OSWEGO — The city of Oswego Department of Parks and Recreation has announced that the Charles E. Gallagher Swimming Pool will open for the 2017 season at 12:30 p.m. Monday.

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