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Town Historical society marks first Oswego settlement
November 19, 2018, 12:15 pm | Source
TOWN OF OSWEGO—The Oswego Town Historical Society on Sunday unveiled a roadside plaque marking the site of the town’s first settlement at 7290 State Route 104.

A Community Table: Free Thanksgiving meal at La Parilla as churches and Salvation Army also offer food and fellowship
November 19, 2018, 10:45 am | Source
OSWEGO — When Ray Jock moved back to his hometown from New York City in 2010, he didn’t waste any time learning how he could use his culinary talents to serve the area and for the eighth year in a…

Oswego Found: Perkins book celebrates Port City’s ‘Golden Age’
November 18, 2018, 8:06 pm | Source
OSWEGO — Oswego native and retired educator and administrator Bob Perkins will celebrate the release of his new book, “Oswego’s Legacy: Lost to the Ages” on Saturday at river’s end bookstore and he couldn’t be more excited to set the…

Oswego Valley Snowbelters Barbershop Chorus in harmony with the holiday season
November 17, 2018, 4:45 pm | Source
Making friends, making music, and making memories.

New technology developments at Fulton CSD
November 17, 2018, 2:00 pm | Source
FULTON — The Fulton City School District is moving forward with its Digital Learning Initiative, including Chromebooks for individual student use, preparing students for computer-based testing, and transitioning the district to a common Gmail server.

Scriba residents up in arms over housing complex
November 17, 2018, 11:45 am | Source
'It's in our backyard'

Save-A-Lot steps in to help with food drive in Fulton
November 17, 2018, 9:00 am | Source
FULTON — For the last three years, Oswego County legislator Jim Karasek has worked in conjunction with Oswego County Opportunities and Catholic Charities of Oswego County to help organize a winter canned food drive for those in need throughout the…

Pall-Times race call: Brindisi to win NY-22
November 16, 2018, 9:10 pm | Source
Utica Democrat Anthony Brindisi will represent eastern Oswego County in the U.S. House of Representatives, as he now leads by nearly 3,100 votes unofficially in the race for New York’s 22nd Congressional District.

First snowstorm of the season falls on area
November 16, 2018, 8:15 pm | Source
OSWEGO — The first snowstorm of the 2018-19 season dropped about a foot of snow on the cities of Fulton and Oswego, causing school closures and delays across the county and putting snow removal crews to work.

State Sen. Ritchie: Our 'way of life is at threat'
November 16, 2018, 12:15 pm | Source
Oswego County representative relegated to minority as downstate Dems grab total control of Albany

Crisis Crossroads: MAT expansion a crucial part of 'road to stability'
November 16, 2018, 11:30 am | Source
OSWEGO — The Opioid Treatment Program at Farnham Family Services in Oswego this week began to offer on-site administration of buprenorphine, commonly known by the brand name Suboxone, and the expansion is being hailed as a triumphant step for medication-assisted…

Several Oswego County schools delayed, closed Friday
November 16, 2018, 10:59 am | Source
With the first serious snowfall of the year coming down for many county residents from Thursday evening into Friday morning, many residents are waking up to tough road conditions and driveways full of snow.

Barlow: Free skating for all
November 15, 2018, 8:11 pm | Source
OSWEGO — Open skate in the Port City is now free of charge, with the common council this week approving the elimination of fees.

Oswego Town budget showcases long-term planning
November 15, 2018, 7:29 pm | Source
OSWEGO TOWN — The 2019 Oswego Town budget sailed through unanimously at a board meeting Tuesday night, after the leanly funded measure was met with no public comment in previous weeks.

Fallen Stars memorial honors slain NY military members
November 15, 2018, 11:45 am | Source
FULTON — Upon entering the main lobby of Cayuga Community College’s Fulton campus, visitors are met with the Fallen Stars Tribute, a mural with 321 names of New York military members in the order in which they were killed during…

DEC fines nursery for infested hemlock in county
November 15, 2018, 9:00 am | Source
ALBANY — The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has issued a $2,500 penalty to Tennessee Wholesale Nursery, LLC, Tammy Sons and Dennis Sons for transporting infested hemlock seedlings to Oswego and Schenectady counties.

First absentee ballots opened as NY-22 fight grinds on
November 14, 2018, 9:24 pm | Source
OSWEGO — Precinct by precinct, county election officials are counting absentee and affidavit ballots one-by-one this week to ensure each and every vote is tabulated in the hotly contested New York 22nd Congressional District.

City of Oswego to host public session for zoning code rewrite Thursday
November 14, 2018, 9:14 pm | Source
OSWEGO — Officials are set to hold a public information session Thursday, unveiling details on the Downtown Design Standards and how they relate to the Port City’s zoning code updates.

Christmas in Mexico is Dec. 1
November 14, 2018, 6:19 pm | Source
MEXICO — The annual Christmas in Mexico celebration and tree lighting will take place Saturday, Dec. 1.

Hastings woman rescued after car overturned into water
November 14, 2018, 5:54 pm | Source
PALERMO — An Oswego County woman was transported to Upstate Medical Center on Tuesday morning after the Jeep she was operating went down an embankment and overturned into a small body of water in the town of Palermo, according to…

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