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Local non-partisan group hosts town hall
October 18, 2017, 10:00 am | Source
OSWEGO — “Come to the meetings.”

Award-winning harp musician to perform in Oswego on Saturday
October 18, 2017, 9:00 am | Source
OSWEGO — Award-winning Celtic harp musician Patrick Ball will perform Saturday at the McCrobie Building, 41 Lake St., Oswego. The doors open at 7 p.m. for the 7:30 p.m. event. Advance sale tickets are available for a reduced fee.

Catholic Charities to host open house Nov. 9; Bishop to give blessing
October 18, 2017, 8:30 am | Source
FULTON — Catholic Charities of Oswego County (CCOC), who recently relocated to 808 West Broadway, Fulton, the former Cayuga Community College and Center for Instruction Technology and Innovation (CiTi) site, will host an open house from 3-5 p.m. Nov. 9,…

OMS science students get first-hand experience around Lake Ontario
October 18, 2017, 8:00 am | Source
OSWEGO — Seventh- and eighth-graders from Oswego Middle School’s accelerated science program recently had the opportunity to experience first-hand the rigors and benefits of exploratory field work in a partnership with SUNY Oswego.

OCSD, teachers agree to new contract
October 18, 2017, 2:31 am | Source
OSWEGO — The Oswego City School District Board of Education ratified a new three-year contract Tuesday with the Oswego Classroom Teachers Association that includes annual wage raises of 3 percent for each year.

December opening date for Fulton’s Aldi
October 18, 2017, 2:30 am | Source
FULTON — More than three years after the international supermarket chain first expressed interest in Fulton, city officials and the contractor building the Aldi Inc. location announced Tuesday the store is expected to open in mid-December.

Fatal alleged assault case heads to Oswego County court
October 17, 2017, 10:02 pm | Source
OSWEGO — The assault case against an Oswego man accused of striking a woman who later died will shift to Oswego County Court in the coming weeks.

Oswego to sue businesses over delinquent loans
October 17, 2017, 12:57 pm | Source
OSWEGO — At least four Port City business owners face potential lawsuits for owing between $11,000 and $65,000 in overdue Community Development Office loans.

SUNY Oswego dramaturgy crew helps keep ‘Clybourne Park’ true to two eras
October 17, 2017, 9:00 am | Source
OSWEGO — It’s 1959: A snub involving iced tea here, a remark about a car there and a deaf character in the script. All of those instances and more highlight the value of dramaturgs — research and development consultants for…

Oswego County Clerk now offers E-Z Passes
October 17, 2017, 8:30 am | Source
Oswego County Clerk Michael Backus announced that residents now have the option of purchasing E-ZPass tags for their car through his office.

Filmmaker to headline annual Global Awareness Conference at SUNY Oswego
October 17, 2017, 8:30 am | Source
OSWEGO — Fulbright scholar and TED fellow Shalini Kantayya, a filmmaker and eco-activist who maintains that sustainable energy is not just right for the environment but has benefits for the economy as well, will make a free public keynote presentation…

Ritchie secures $50,000 for in-school drug prevention; $30K for Oswego County
October 17, 2017, 8:00 am | Source
State Senator Patty Ritchie has announced that she has secured $50,000 in funding to help enhance in-school drug prevention efforts in Jefferson and Oswego counties.

Comptroller: OHS failed to properly report complaints of bullying
October 16, 2017, 11:46 pm | Source
OSWEGO — An audit from the State Comptroller’s Office found Oswego High School was among hundreds in New York that failed to properly report incidents of bullying, discrimination and harassment to state education officials.

Gansevoort man charged with forcible touching in Oswego
October 16, 2017, 8:12 pm | Source
OSWEGO — Oswego city police arrested a Gansevoort man this weekend after investigating a report that he knowingly and intentionally touched a woman’s buttocks without her consent.

Oswego DRI overhauls push forward
October 16, 2017, 9:30 am | Source
OSWEGO — Oswego developers tabbed to receive funding through the $10 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative can begin requesting funds for a range of design and construction work, according to city officials.

Supervisor’s residency issues spark debate in Granby
October 16, 2017, 9:00 am | Source
GRANBY — Residents and officials in Granby have expressed concern about the supervisor living outside the town, but officials say there’s no recourse the board can take to resolve the matter.

Longtime Oswego tree stewards uprooting from Port City for cross-country travel
October 16, 2017, 8:30 am | Source
OSWEGO — It might be five or ten years. Or maybe the rest of their lives.

Business conference at SUNY Oswego to focus on new strategies
October 16, 2017, 8:30 am | Source
OSWEGO — National, state and local public policy experts will join featured speakers from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 30 in SUNY Oswego’s Sheldon Hall ballroom for a conference titled “Business Incubators and New York State: New Strategies for…

St. Luke’s Searor named Employee of Distinction
October 16, 2017, 8:00 am | Source
OSWEGO – Tara Searor is a 2017 LeadingAge New York Long Term Care Employee of Distinction Award recipient.

Natoli sets world record, donates funds to local family
October 15, 2017, 7:22 pm | Source
LIVERPOOL — Oswego Town’s Bob Natoli set his 12th Guinness World Record Saturday after breaking the record for most squats with a 60-pound backpack in a minute.

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