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Oswego: 1 Blizzard: 0
January 22, 2019, 11:00 am | Source
'Worst case scenario' preparations help officials handle snow events

Wind chill advisory in effect until Tuesday evening
January 21, 2019, 6:00 pm | Source
OSWEGO COUNTY—The National Weather Service (NWS) issued public safety alerts for Oswego County Monday morning — one winter weather advisory effective until 5 p.m. and one wind chill warning until 8 p.m. Tuesday evening.

The big one finally hits: After mild winter, Oswego County absorbs first major snowfall of year
January 21, 2019, 10:45 am | Source
OSWEGO — As Winter Storm Harper bore down on the east coast this weekend, Oswego County and city officials were ready.

Historic Fort Ontario Conference set for March 30, 31
January 20, 2019, 5:23 pm | Source
OSWEGO, NY - The annual Fort Ontario Conference on History and Archaeology will be held at the Lake Ontario Event and Conference Center, 26 E. First St., Oswego, Saturday and Sunday, March 30 and 31. The conference explores new perspectives…

Scientists, advocates say Cuomo’s bag ban a good start but plastics still threaten Great Lakes
January 19, 2019, 2:00 pm | Source
OSWEGO — A proposed ban on plastic bags announced this week by Gov. Andrew Cuomo aims to combat pollution amid reports that plastic waste poses a serious threat to the Great Lakes ecosystem.

Barlow: Sewer bills to be cut $200
January 18, 2019, 6:20 pm | Source
OSWEGO — Oswego residents could soon see a $200 reduction in their water and sewer bills, another move by officials to alleviate the cost of living in the Port City and coming on the heels of a proposed property tax…

County DMV construction expected this spring
January 18, 2019, 2:55 pm | Source
OSWEGO — County officials recently agreed to move forward with a project to expand the city of Oswego Department of Motor Vehicles facility and create an expanded records center with construction tentatively set for spring.

Local officials weigh in on unemployment rate following Cuomo's state of the state address
January 18, 2019, 2:29 pm | Source
In his state of the state address Tuesday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said unemployment is falling across New York as local officials try to make the best of what appears to be an improving economy.

Hannibal fire quickly extinguished
January 17, 2019, 7:45 pm | Source
HANNIBAL—Granby, Hannibal and Oswego town firefighters responded to a house fire at 226 Sixty-Six Rd. on Thursday morning, which was successfully extinguished within 30 minutes of dispatch.

'The most important thing is to get them connected'
January 17, 2019, 11:00 am | Source
County prepares for annual homelessness survey later this month to tackle 'major problem'

Katko, Brindisi say shutdown no closer to an end
January 16, 2019, 11:45 am | Source
Katko says there are "no clean hands" as both sides dig in

Worth the wait: CMOO prepares for grand re-opening
January 16, 2019, 9:45 am | Source
OSWEGO— The Children's Museum of Oswego this week took another giant step towards its long-awaited reopening with the delivery of two massive exhibits sponsored by a pair of Oswego County institutions.

Cuomo goes all in on liberal agenda
January 15, 2019, 10:32 pm | Source
ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday delivered his annual state of the state address, drawing mixed reviews locally as the three-term Democrat announced a number of policies long-awaited by liberal interests.

Oswego County in Search of Veteran of the Year
January 15, 2019, 7:14 pm | Source
OSWEGO COUNTY – The Oswego County Veterans Service Agency is seeking nominations for the first Oswego County Veteran of the Year Award. The Veteran of the Year will be recognized at the county’s first Military Appreciation Day Saturday, July 13,…

Barlow: 'The momentum is with us'
January 15, 2019, 2:57 am | Source
In final state of the city address before re-election, Mayor Barlow hypes tax cut, public works and praises city employees and community leaders

Sources: Gillibrand running for president
January 14, 2019, 11:27 pm | Source
WASHINGTON — U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is running for president, according to reports Monday from Associated Press and local sources.

Mexico crash kills 9-year-old girl
January 14, 2019, 5:42 pm | Source
MEXICO — A motor vehicle accident on Sunday involving a car and a tractor-trailer claimed the life of a Lacona girl, police announced Monday.

Deadline approaching for Oswego’s Got Talent
January 14, 2019, 3:46 pm | Source
OSWEGO — If you’re a K-12 student in the Oswego City School District, you have an opportunity to showcase your talents on the big stage and win prizes from a purse valued up to $4,000. Oswego’s Got Talent, with the…

County officials weigh in on possible voting reform measures to be reviewed by state legislature
January 14, 2019, 11:00 am | Source
OSWEGO — The New York Legislature is today set to take up a major package of election reform bills pushed by a unified government in Albany that could transform how Empire State voters cast their ballots.

Hastings scrap yard ‘significant threat to public health’
January 12, 2019, 10:45 am | Source
HASTINGS — The remains of a former Hastings auto scrap yard present a “significant threat to public health” and the land on which it sits has been named to the state Superfund program.

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