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10Things to Know for Friday
March 23, 2018, 12:30 am | Source
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:

City moving forward with SR104 Streetscape Improvement Project
March 22, 2018, 5:22 pm | Source
OSWEGO — Aesthetic improvements to two of the city’s main gateways could be underway later this year, as city officials Monday tentatively approved engineering and design services for two beautification projects along state Route 104 in Oswego.

Oswego and BOCES schools to get increased state aid
March 22, 2018, 10:00 am | Source
OSWEGO – Oswego City School District Superintendent Dean Goewey addressed the first part of a three-part budget presentation during Tuesday night’s Board of Education meeting.

Fulton resident, Navy vet Hamlin takes over as county veterans director
March 21, 2018, 9:44 pm | Source
OSWEGO COUNTY — Jamie Hamlin, of Fulton, was unanimously appointed as the county’s new veterans agency director last week by the Oswego County Legislature.

Oswego police chief graduates from FBI academy program in Quantico
March 21, 2018, 9:18 pm | Source
OSWEGO — Last week, Oswego City Police Chief Tory DeCaire graduated from a 10-week FBI National Academy Program in Quantico, Virginia.

Hannibal voters will weigh in on $10 million capital reserve fund in May
March 21, 2018, 1:55 pm | Source
HANNIBAL — Residents in the Hannibal Central School District will go to the polls in May to vote on the adoption of a $10 million capital reserve fund for future projects.

Man arrested after alleged axe attack
March 21, 2018, 10:00 am | Source
SCHROEPPEL — A Pennellville man was arrested by authorities Sunday after allegedly causing physical injury to another person with an axe during an altercation in Schroeppel.

Cahill Building saga continues
March 21, 2018, 10:00 am | Source
OSWEGO — The nearly decade long legal battle over the historic Cahill Building continues, with a judge last week dismissing claims against Camelot Lodge LLC — owned by developer Tony Pauldine — effectively removing the company from the lawsuit local…

New county legislator sworn in
March 20, 2018, 5:43 pm | Source
OSWEGO — The newest member of the Oswego County Legislature was sworn in last week, with Republican Paul House filling the seat vacated by former legislator Daniel LeClair, who resigned in January.

Whaley pleads guilty to all 13 counts
March 20, 2018, 10:00 am | Source
OSWEGO – A defendant in a prominent child abuse case pleaded guilty to 13 criminal charges Monday, including charges of dragging a child behind a car and forcing hot sauce down the child’s throat.

Much more than syrup at Maple Hollow Farm
March 19, 2018, 10:00 am | Source
HANNIBAL — The chill from freezing temperatures instantly melted away as guests stepped inside the sugarhouse at Maple Hollow Farm in Hannibal to learn about the process of making maple syrup.

Elmina Spencer, Oswego’s greatest nurse of the American Civil War
March 18, 2018, 10:42 pm | Source
War, the father of misery and death, can often too be the mother of love and grace. And so it was that the Civil War that killed so many, more than America lost in all its wars before it and…

Spelling Bee champion crowned
March 18, 2018, 5:53 pm | Source
OSWEGO — Iris McDonnell, an eighth-grader at Oswego Middle School, will head to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington D.C. after outlasting 25 other competitors Saturday in the 2018 Regional Spelling Bee Finals.

Dozens show up to oppose proposed Scriba crematorium
March 17, 2018, 11:15 am | Source
SCRIBA — More than 50 people attended a hearing in the town of Scriba related to a proposed crematorium at Riverside Cemetery Wednesday night, with residents largely in opposition to the project as it is currently planned.

City may hire outside help to run softball leagues
March 17, 2018, 10:00 am | Source
OSWEGO — The fate of Oswego City Softball has been in question for the past year, but officials are hoping to keep the leagues alive by striking a deal with a Syracuse-based events company to run the leagues and maintain…

Scriba residents angry over water rates
March 17, 2018, 8:45 am | Source
SCRIBA — A special town board meeting was held Thursday evening to discuss the sewer rated in the town of Scriba and brainstorm solutions to give residents a lower quarterly bill.

Parish man charged with endangering the welfare of a disabled person
March 16, 2018, 8:00 pm | Source
FULTON — A Parish man was arrested Thursday after allegedly endangering the welfare of a disabled person in 2017 by leaving the victim unattended while consuming a stolen alcoholic beverage in a Fulton business’s bathroom.

Police investigating damage at Central Square CSD athletic complex
March 16, 2018, 6:17 pm | Source
CENTRAL SQUARE — Police are investigating an incident at the Central Square School District’s athletic stadium. According to the district, several adults allegedly broke in and caused “significant damage,” leading the district to shut down the facilities.

Maple Weekends on tap for several upstate sugar houses
March 16, 2018, 9:30 am | Source
OSWEGO COUNTY — A pair of the sweetest weekends of the year are on tap, with Maple Weekends slated for March 17-18 and 24-25.

County approves tax breaks for home improvements
March 15, 2018, 9:07 pm | Source
OSWEGO — A tax exemption for property improvements was extended Thursday, but some officials want to make the exemption — which allows homeowners making property upgrades to not pay taxes on the full value of the work for nearly a…

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