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Granby appoints planning chair, hires court clerk
January 24, 2020, 12:00 pm | Source
GRANBY — Town officials unanimously approved the appointment of a new planning board chairperson and court clerk in Granby during a Wednesday workshop, and are still accepting letters of interest for a town councilor to fill a vacancy made by…

Pulaski men allegedly tried to steal catalytic converter from truck
January 23, 2020, 3:58 pm | Source
SANDY CREEK — A Pulaski man who allegedly tried to steal a catalytic converter from a truck and his accomplice were taken into custody over the weekend by the Oswego County Sherriff’s Department after a foot chase.

Annual St. Baldrick’s fundraising off to good start
January 23, 2020, 12:00 pm | Source
OSWEGO — Every Sunday night Dan Witmer fills in and analyzes the numbers on his spreadsheet.

Granby couple charged with election fraud appears in court
January 22, 2020, 11:07 pm | Source
SYRACUSE — The Granby couple arrested in December and charged with a variety of election-related crimes appeared before a judge Tuesday as the case moves forward in Onondaga County Court.

Goewey to retire in August
January 21, 2020, 11:21 pm | Source
OSWEGO — Oswego City School District Superintendent Dr. Dean Goewey announced his retirement Tuesday, effective prior to the start of next school year, following a nearly four-decade career in education.

Mobile food pantry coming to Bowens Corners
January 21, 2020, 9:42 pm | Source
BOWENS CORNERS — The Food Bank of Central New York’s mobile food pantry is coming to Bowens Corners Wednesday.

Oswego pair charged in Friday robbery
January 21, 2020, 7:15 pm | Source
OSWEGO — Two Oswego men were charged with felony robbery in relation to an alleged Friday morning robbery on Draper Street.

New rules result in more tax foreclosures
January 21, 2020, 4:46 pm | Source
OSWEGO — A 2017 change to the county’s tax foreclosure rules is likely to lead to an increase in the number of foreclosed properties compared to previous years, and the Oswego County Land Bank is positioning itself to deal with…

Granby courts add another full-time clerk to deal with rising caseload
January 21, 2020, 12:00 pm | Source
GRANBY — Granby officials are planning to add a second full-time clerk in an effort to tackle the rising number of town court cases.

G. Ray Bodley students earn WorkKeys certification through Career Exploration Center
January 20, 2020, 1:00 pm | Source
FULTON — More than a dozen G. Ray Bodley High School students received their ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificates in a brief ceremony Friday morning.

Rice Creek Field Station holds ‘Celebrate Snow’ event
January 20, 2020, 12:00 pm | Source
OSWEGO — With the threat of a blizzard looming Saturday morning, the “Celebrate Snow!” event at SUNY Oswego’s Rice Creek Field Station went on as planned. The festival offered educational material and activities to kids and adults alike.

Community comes together for mini-golf at Oswego Public Library
January 19, 2020, 7:14 pm | Source
OSWEGO — For Jeanne Brown, the annual mini-golf event at the Oswego Public Library has a much more community feel to it this time around.

Oswego speedskater Terpening makes Junior World Team again
January 19, 2020, 12:30 pm | Source
Competing at an elite international level, Oswego native Sydney Terpening continues to progress toward her goal — making the 2022 U.S. Olympic speedskating team.

Fulton team prepares for LEGO League regionals
January 18, 2020, 12:00 pm | Source
FULTON — The Rockin’ Raiders gathered in a computer lab at James E. Lanigan Elementary to make their final adjustments for an upcoming regional competition Thursday afternoon.

Drone pilot program could take flight next fall in Fulton City School District
January 18, 2020, 11:30 am | Source
FULTON — The Fulton School District Board of Education watched a presentation Tuesday regarding a drone pilot program that could take off next fall.

Oswego County DSS Braces for Impact of SNAP Changes
January 17, 2020, 6:57 pm | Source
MEXICO — County social services officials are preparing for a potential influx of individuals in need of nutrition assistance as the federal government moves to tighten restrictions on who can receive benefits through the food stamp program.

Farewell to Huey, Dewey, Louie, Frank: NRG takes down iconic stacks
January 17, 2020, 12:00 pm | Source
OSWEGO — The Port City skyline is expected to soon look very different, as one of the most recognizable lakeshore landmarks undergoes a facelift.

Volunteers set to canvass county to count homeless
January 17, 2020, 11:30 am | Source
FULTON — Dozens of volunteers are set to comb the county next week as part of an annual effort to identify and tally individuals lacking shelter and connect them with services.

Police: Man stole political signs, bribed witness
January 16, 2020, 10:52 pm | Source
VOLNEY—A Hannibal man was arrested Friday and charged with bribing a witness in relation to a case involving previous crimes the man allegedly committed.

County-wide shared services report unveiled
January 15, 2020, 11:31 pm | Source
OSWEGO — Municipal leaders from across Oswego County recently finalized a shared services report for the upcoming year that includes proposals that could save taxpayers more than $2 million if the plans come to fruition.

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