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From Oswego to the Supreme Court
November 25, 2020, 10:00 am | Source
Port City native Noel Francisco rose to highest levels of government but never forgot where he came from

Search and Rescue Team gets big response to its own call for aid
November 24, 2020, 8:00 am | Source
MEXICO — The Oswego County Pioneer Search and Rescue team had already finished the hardest part of its latest project when leaders reached out to the public for a little assistance — and got a whole lot more.

Schumer: Rural counties need more COVID help
November 23, 2020, 8:21 pm | Source
LOWVILLE — Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer was upstate Monday to introduce a two-part plan to help rural communities get better access to personal protective equipment (PPE).

DeCaires celebrate golden anniversary
November 23, 2020, 7:09 pm | Source
OSWEGO — Mr. & Mrs. Peter DeCaire celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary this summer with a brief vow renewal ceremony officiated by their son, Tory DeCaire, along the banks of the Niagara River in Niagara Falls, New York.

Family gathers to honor Clifford ‘Fritz’ Harris
November 23, 2020, 7:08 pm | Source
The family of Clifford “Fritz” Harris gathered recently in Shapiro Park to dedicate a memorial park bench. The plaque on the bench reads: “With gratitude and in Memory of Fritz’s love and service to others, the bench is a place…

Oswego city schools to stay remote until at least Dec. 11
November 23, 2020, 6:52 pm | Source
OSWEGO — The Oswego City School District announced Monday that its fully remote model for all students will be extended through at least Friday, Dec. 11

Thompson Road bridge re-opens
November 23, 2020, 4:56 pm | Source
OSWEGO TOWN — Oswego Town officials on Monday held a ceremonial ribbon cutting to celebrate the re-opening of the Thompson Road bridge over Rice Creek after two years closed to traffic.

New Fulton store by shoppers, for shoppers
November 21, 2020, 6:08 pm | Source
FULTON — There are reasons to celebrate every day, and the owners of the new Pau’s General Store in Fulton want to help.

Live Local Shop Local for the holidays kicks off
November 21, 2020, 5:39 pm | Source
OSWEGO — Supporting local small businesses this season is a goal of the Live Local, Shop Local for the Holidays campaign, running Nov. 25 through Dec. 11.

Scriba native’s bold wine debut
November 21, 2020, 5:37 pm | Source
PENN YAN — A Scriba native has recently launched a bold new varietal of wine based in the Finger Lakes region.

Fulton schools move to fully virtual learning
November 21, 2020, 1:15 am | Source
District plans to return to in-person instruction Dec. 1

Nearly 30 cases of COVID-19 connected to county jail, sheriff's office
November 20, 2020, 7:17 pm | Source
OSWEGO — Amid a growing number of COVID-19 cases across Oswego County and the nation, local law enforcement Friday announced an outbreak of the coronavirus at the Oswego County Correctional Facility.

Katko on Trump claim of rigged election: Don’t ask me
November 20, 2020, 5:08 pm | Source
WASHINGTON — As President Donald Trump attempts to overturn the results of the Nov. 3 election and threatens to unleash an unprecedented constitutional crisis, U.S. Rep. John Katko won’t say either way which side he’s on.

Hannibal approves 2021 town budget; tax rate rises slightly
November 20, 2020, 7:15 am | Source
HANNIBAL — The Hannibal Town Board voted this week to approve the 2021 town budget, which carries a slight tax increase.

Mexico Elementary moves to remote learning Friday
November 20, 2020, 12:38 am | Source
MEXICO, N.Y. — Mexico Elementary School is the latest in a growing list of local schools to move to temporary remote learning, with the school slated to use virtual instruction Friday and planning to return to its hybrid learning model…

Cemetery history storytelling tour to appear virtually Nov. 27-29
November 19, 2020, 7:53 pm | Source
OSWEGO — The annual Oswego Town Rural Cemetery: Ghost and History Storytelling Tour will appear virtually this year, with a total of five online showings from Nov. 27 to 29.

Cuomo vetoes bill, $1.6M for Fulton schools
November 19, 2020, 7:45 pm | Source
FULTON – Gov. Andrew Cuomo this week vetoed a package of bills including one that would have reversed the disallowance of transportation aid to the Fulton City School District prompting outcry from local education and elected officials.

Downhome cooking coming up at downtown diner
November 19, 2020, 10:00 am | Source
OSWEGO — A new diner is opening in downtown Oswego with a location familiar to many.

Katko ‘grateful’ for efforts of election security official axed by Trump
November 18, 2020, 9:49 pm | Source
Recently re-elected GOP rep ranking cybersecurity committee member

First Oswego Survivor’s Day memorial this Saturday
November 18, 2020, 9:42 pm | Source
OSWEGO — The Oswego County Suicide Prevention Coalition will host a virtual survivor’s day commemoration this weekend alongside other local likeminded groups for an event designed to comfort families affected by suicide.

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