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Granby makes $62,000 in budget cuts to prepare for lack of revenues
April 9, 2020, 8:00 pm | Source
GRANBY — The Granby Town Board approved $62,000 in budget cuts and moved $87,000 out of its fund balances Wednesday to prepare for a lack of revenues due to the coronavirus pandemic.

$2.6 million approved for City Hall renovation
April 9, 2020, 4:02 pm | Source
OSWEGO — Port City officials are finalizing a years-in-the-making restoration and renovation of Oswego City Hall that is expected to start this summer.

County urges residents to adopt voluntary travel restrictions
April 9, 2020, 12:30 pm | Source
Individuals born in odd years asked to make essential trips Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays

Down the drain: Local farmers struggle with coronavirus economy; state, federal officials advocate for aid
April 8, 2020, 7:55 pm | Source
LACONA — The work hasn’t changed for Bruce Gibson — “it has to get done” — but the biggest impact comes at the end of the day.

(UPDATE: EVENT CANCELLED) Michaels to lead Fulton Easter Bunny tour Saturday
April 8, 2020, 6:58 pm | Source
UPDATE 3:59 p.m.: City officials have cancelled the Easter Bunny tour.

Fulton school officials working to tighten budget
April 8, 2020, 2:24 pm | Source
FULTON — Due to the unknowns related to the amount of state aid the district can expect for 2020-21, the Fulton City School District is working on tightening the budget, school officials said Tuesday.

Leave A Legacy of Oswego County looks for people to invest in community
April 7, 2020, 5:33 pm | Source
OSWEGO — The Leave a Legacy of Oswego County website shares the stories of “ordinary people showing extraordinary generosity.”

County announces 2 dead of COVID-19
April 7, 2020, 3:59 pm | Source
OSWEGO — The Oswego County Health Department has announced the first deaths of Oswego County residents due to COVID-19.

Oswego Air Guard Commander makes trek home for some real 'FaceTime'
April 7, 2020, 11:00 am | Source
OSWEGO — For Robert Ross, there’s nothing quite like seeing his wife and children face-to-face.

Local leaders mark start of Child Abuse Prevention Month
April 6, 2020, 7:42 pm | Source
OSWEGO — April is Child Abuse Month and local elected officials and child advocacy experts are asking all Oswego County residents to help make the area a better place for children and families.

Mexico native Marks leads respiratory team at Oswego Health
April 6, 2020, 2:18 pm | Source
OSWEGO — Oswego Health is recognizing the home-grown leader of its respiratory therapy unit as the treatment has been thrust into the spotlight during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Nancy Fox’s CNY Arts Center ‘Connections’
April 5, 2020, 5:22 pm | Source
Editor’s note: CNY Arts Center Executive Director Nancy Fox has committed to writing at least once a week to patrons to keep the spirit of the stage alive. Below is her first contribution.

Former Pall-Times star Perryman named to E&P’s 25 Under 35
April 5, 2020, 5:14 pm | Source
ELKTON, Md. — A former member of The Palladium-Times newsroom has been named to a national list of outstanding young journalists.

Burritt Motors completes expansion, empties former Shapiro lot
April 4, 2020, 11:00 am | Source
OSWEGO — While the grand opening is on hold, the new building at Burritt Motors is ready.

After facility closures, local fitness fans stay connected online
April 4, 2020, 1:00 am | Source
OSWEGO — Like any gym across the state, Infinity Fitness in Oswego is quiet these days.

Barclay, Ritchie torch $177B state budget as ‘brink of ruin’
April 3, 2020, 8:57 pm | Source
ALBANY — A $177 billion state budget passed by New York lawmakers Friday leaves leeway for spending cuts of as much as $10 billion as the full financial toll of the coronavirus outbreak becomes more clear.

Philanthropy & government coalition forms fund for Oswego County COVID-19 support
April 3, 2020, 8:13 pm | Source
OSWEGO — The Oswego County Community Foundation announced today that it has established the Oswego County COVID-19 Fund in partnership with the Richard S. Shineman Foundation and the United Way of Greater Oswego County to support nonprofit organizations working with…

County officials warn of potential COVID-19 exposure at Pulaski pharmacy
April 3, 2020, 4:54 pm | Source
PULASKI — County health officials say an employee at Kinney Drugs in Pulaski may have exposed customers to COVID-19 last week.

SUNY Oswego partners with CiTi BOCES, Exelon and Novelis to manufacture protective face shields
April 3, 2020, 3:46 pm | Source
OSWEGO -- Educators from SUNY Oswego are putting their skills toward supporting a critical need during the COVID-19 pandemic -- producing protective face shields for healthcare workers and first responders.

Barlow says ‘we need to do better,' bans non-essential travel
April 2, 2020, 8:05 pm | Source
OSWEGO — A ban on non-essential travel in the city Oswego is part of a series of actions that go into effect Friday in an effort to improve social distancing and stop the spread of COVID-19.

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