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County, state tourism targets anglers
September 20, 2019, 10:15 pm | Source
OSWEGO — In an effort to promote year-round tourism and boost local business, the county invited promoters from the I Love New York campaign for an afternoon of fishing on Lake Ontario and the Oswego River this week.

SUNY students join Global Climate Strike
September 20, 2019, 9:47 pm | Source
OSWEGO — A group of demonstrators comprised of hundreds of SUNY Oswego students, faculty members and local activists joined a chain of “Global Climate Strike” protests across the world Friday, to the chants of “the oceans are rising and so…

Oswego Pop Warner Football hope to finish season in Oswego
September 19, 2019, 10:35 pm | Source
OSWEGO — Oswego Pop Warner Football organizers are hoping their teams can soon lineup at their home turf for the remaining Sunday scrimmages left on their home schedule, after having to resort to hosting home contests in the town of…

Balter, Misso talk immigration, veterans in NY-24
September 19, 2019, 10:33 pm | Source
WILLIAMSON — Wayne County Democrats and residents of the state’s 24th congressional packed the Young Sommer Winery in Williamson for a candidate forum in which two of the three Democratic candidates vying to unseat incumbent U.S. Rep. John Katko discussed…

Judge squashes plea deal for LeBoeuf
September 18, 2019, 10:26 pm | Source
OSWEGO — The Central Square man accused of brutally killing two men in West Monroe last September appeared in county court Wednesday and a judge rejected a proposed plea deal that promised no more than 10 to 20 years in…

Bodley Bulletins: Fresh opportunities at GRB
September 18, 2019, 6:30 pm | Source
The first full week of school has come to a close for the 2019-2020 school year. As the incoming class transitions to their new environment, G. Ray Bodley staff are focusing on helping students be successful in high school.

CCC kicks off Hometown History series
September 18, 2019, 11:30 am | Source
FULTON — Cayuga Community College kicked off the brand new Hometown History series at its Fulton campus on Tuesday with a presentation on the story of the Fort Ontario Emergency Refugee Shelter, commonly called Safe Haven.

NOAA seeking applicants for marine sanctuary council
September 17, 2019, 11:15 pm | Source
OSWEGO — Federal officials are establishing an advisory council for the proposed Lake Ontario National Marine Sanctuary and seeking local applicants to fill more than a dozen seats representing various interests related to the lake.

Locals protest for improved election security
September 17, 2019, 10:34 pm | Source
OSWEGO — Roughly a dozen people gathered Tuesday afternoon in Oswego’s Donald R. Hill Plaza near city hall carrying “Protect our Vote” signs calling for the U.S. Senate to pass a bill that would provide funds for election security.

PorchFest 2019: Longer runtime, more bands, more food
September 17, 2019, 2:48 pm | Source
OSWEGO — The fifth annual Oswego PorchFest this Sunday will be an hour longer than previous years, with three new food trucks added to accommodate the free community music festival’s exponential growth in popularity.

Fulton Veterans Council to hold POW/MIA 9-11 Remembrance Ceremony on Friday
September 17, 2019, 2:45 pm | Source
FULTON – The Fulton Veterans Council invites the public to attend a POW/MIA 9-11 Remembrance Ceremony at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, at Veterans’ Park.

41st Pageant of Champions to rattle windows this weekend
September 17, 2019, 11:30 am | Source
OSWEGO — For the 41st consecutive year, the Port City on Saturday will be filled with the rhythm of pounding drums and the clamoring ring of horns as the annual Pageant of Champions takes over Joseph Wilber Field at Oswego…

Oswego Health taps Leszczynski as communications chief
September 17, 2019, 8:30 am | Source
OSWEGO — Oswego Health has named local marketing veteran Jamie Leszczynski as its new Senior Director of Communications.

Scriba, Fulton fire departments net federal funding
September 15, 2019, 6:33 pm | Source
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Two local fire departments are among five central New York agencies recently awarded funding through a federal program designed to assist fire departments with operations support and improved firefighter safety.

Generation 9/11: Last class born before attacks studies impact
September 15, 2019, 2:30 pm | Source
OSWEGO — Dr. Helen Knowles, SUNY Oswego associate professor in the department of political science, was a graduate student at Boston University when the Sept. 11 terror attacks shook the nation 18 years ago.

BOE preps for first year of early voting
September 13, 2019, 8:48 pm | Source
OSWEGO — Amid state-wide controversy surrounding the implementation of swift voting reform policies instituted by state leaders earlier this year, Oswego County Board of Elections officials said they feel “confident” coming into the approaching election season.

Tentative opioid settlement reached, opposed by state AG
September 13, 2019, 8:40 pm | Source
OSWEGO — More than a dozen states and 2,000 local governments reached a tentative settlement this week with OxyContin manufacturer Purdue Pharma and the billionaire Sackler family that owns the company, but several states, including New York, object to the…

Federal bill to increase VA accessibility for women veterans
September 12, 2019, 8:44 pm | Source
OSWEGO — Local veterans and advocates are lauding a federal bill introduced this week seeking to better facilitate access to medical services for women veterans amidst the increasing need to raise awareness of services provided by the U.S. Department of…

United Way Day of Caring Benefits OCO Group Homes
September 12, 2019, 7:00 pm | Source
Fulton, NY – More than 40 volunteers and several local businesses donated their time and talents and displayed the true spirit of the United Way’s “Day of Caring.” This event demonstrates that volunteerism generates positive relationships between businesses, human service…

Experts: Autumn approaching, but don’t neglect your garden
September 12, 2019, 3:27 pm | Source
ITHACA —Autumn is quickly approaching and with it comes garden cleanup and spring preparation. At Cornell Botanic Gardens, we maintain healthy collections through effective fall cleanup, winter protection, and spring planning. In that spirit, we’re writing in today to provide…

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