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Former city wastewater chief faces year in jail
May 24, 2019, 9:53 pm | Source
Gary Hallinan admits equipment neglect, illegal sewage dumping in 2015; Barlow calls situation 'pathetic'

Hinmansville Bridge to be repaired by early June, officials say
May 24, 2019, 3:11 pm | Source
SCHROEPPEL — Damage to the Hinmansville Bridge that occurred in April will be remedied in early June, according to officials from the regional Department of Transportation.

Friends of Fulton Parks passes sun safety policies and offers free sunscreen at VanBuren Park and Recreation Park in Fulton, NY
May 24, 2019, 3:03 pm | Source
FULTON — Friends of Fulton Parks (FOFP) is an organization that strives to promote and provide outdoor recreational opportunities for individuals of any age, ability, and fitness level. With 15 parks and 3 trails located in Fulton, FOFP is always…

OCBC and OCO host baby shower
May 24, 2019, 3:00 pm | Source
OSWEGO— The Oswego County Breastfeeding Coalition (OCBC) and Oswego County Opportunities (OCO) WIC program recently hosted a Baby Shower at Oswego Hospital for new and expectant mothers from the community.

Military Appreciation Day event scheduled for July is postponed
May 24, 2019, 2:58 pm | Source
OSWEGO — Due to scheduling conflicts, the Military Appreciation Day event that was scheduled for July 13 at Fort Ontario has been postponed.

OCHD car seat demonstration
May 24, 2019, 2:52 pm | Source
OSWEGO — Sonia Robinson (r) of the Oswego County Health Department and her assistant, Buckle Bear, demonstrate the proper way to install and use car seats to provide optimal protection for children. Robinson’s presentation was part of the Oswego County…

Youth Bureau is accepting applications for Summer AmeriCorps positions
May 24, 2019, 2:44 pm | Source
OSWEGO — Oswego AmeriCorps is recruiting to fill summer positions that will help children and youth have healthier futures by providing fitness activities and nutrition education. Some AmeriCorps members will manage youth or adult volunteers, while some members will provide…

Fulton native’s killer won’t stand trial
May 24, 2019, 1:32 pm | Source
Doug Parkhurst confessed to 1968 hit-and-run of Carolee Ashby; Maine woman suffering ‘psychotic break’ killed Parkhurst in random attack last year

Former wastewater plant superintendent pleads guilty to federal clean water violation
May 24, 2019, 1:06 am | Source
OSWEGO — The former superintendent of the Oswego Wastewater Treatment Plant plead guilty in federal court this week to discharging wastewater into Lake Ontario at least three times in 2015.

APW will send budget back to voters
May 23, 2019, 10:14 pm | Source
Board of education split on future, VP says 'no confidence' in plan

Barclay welcomes staff from Vera House to Albany
May 23, 2019, 4:15 pm | Source
ALBANY — Assemblyman Will Barclay (R,C,I,Ref—Pulaski) recently welcomed staff members from Vera House Inc. to Albany. Vera House Inc.’s mission is to prevent, respond to and partner to end domestic and sexual violence and other forms of abuse. The group…

National Grid looks to tunnel under river for gas line
May 23, 2019, 4:13 pm | Source
OSWEGO — National Grid is seeking to bore a tunnel underneath the Oswego River to install a natural gas pipeline, a plan that has city officials concerned about the potential disruption to Port City neighborhoods in the form of around-the-clock…

Studio C Dance Academy
May 23, 2019, 3:00 pm | Source
Dancers from Studio C Dance Academy just wrapped up another successful competition season! During their three regional competition they took home many top overall placements, scholarships and nationals invitations. Three of their dances scored highest in their division for the…

Hinmansville Bridge to be repaired by early June, officials say
May 22, 2019, 6:00 pm | Source
SCHROEPPEL — Damage to the Hinmansville Bridge that occurred in April will be remedied in early June, according to officials from the regional Department of Transportation.

Police: Drug Task Force raids net cocaine, cash
May 22, 2019, 5:54 pm | Source
OSWEGO — Federal and local law enforcement agencies on Tuesday executed multiple search warrants across Oswego County yielding two arrests and seizing nearly a kilogram of cocaine.

3rd annual "My Hometown" visual art exhibition at Tyler Art Gallery
May 22, 2019, 5:30 pm | Source
OSWEGO — Now in its third year, the My Hometown Project continues to provide public space for the display of artwork by students in the city of Oswego’s Public School District. The Art Department and Tyler Art Gallery will host…

Barclay welcomes staff from Vera House to Albany
May 22, 2019, 5:00 pm | Source
ALBANY — Assemblyman Will Barclay (R,C,I,Ref—Pulaski) recently welcomed staff members from Vera House Inc. to Albany. Vera House Inc.’s mission is to prevent, respond to and partner to end domestic and sexual violence and other forms of abuse. The group…

Scrapping metal tariff a big boost for Novelis
May 22, 2019, 4:09 pm | Source
OSWEGO — Company officials for Novelis Inc. say the lifting of aluminum tariffs previously imposed on Canada and Mexico is “an important step” for the financial health of the company, one of Oswego County’s largest employers.

Oswego, Fulton school districts pass budgets
May 22, 2019, 4:03 am | Source
OSWEGO — Eight of Oswego County’s public school districts, including the cities of Oswego and Fulton, approved their 2019-2020 operating budgets on Tuesday with Altmar-Parish-Williamstown as the only district to reject its revenue and expenditure plan.

Laker Commencement looks forward and remembers
May 21, 2019, 5:30 pm | Source
Graduation ceremonies remember late student Justin Carmona

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