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Fulton site makes state's list of historic nominations
September 26, 2020, 11:15 am | Source
FULTON, N.Y. – The West Broadway Commercial District in Fulton was one of 18 sites recently nominated for state and national registers of historic places by the state Historic Preservation Board.

Salmon City
September 26, 2020, 2:00 am | Source
OSWEGO — It’s that time of year again.

Suit claims Phoenix schools tolerated widespread sexual abuse for decades
September 25, 2020, 1:32 pm | Source
No fewer than 3 women say they were raped by teachers

Scientists find unique trout genes in Tug Hill headwaters
September 24, 2020, 3:30 pm | Source
TUG HILL — Local experts say they’ve discovered a genetically distinct strain of brook trout in the Tug Hill headwaters, a sign that parts of the local ecosystem are healthy.

North Sandy Pond dredging underway
September 24, 2020, 1:00 am | Source
SANDY CREEK, N.Y. — Dredging of North Sandy Pond is underway as part of a 20-site state dredging plan to protect shorelines from rising waters, with the Sandy Pond sediment removal also aimed at clearing the navigation channel for boaters…

City schools tax bills out soon; changes to process announced
September 23, 2020, 8:45 pm | Source
OSWEGO — Tax bills will soon be mailed to the residents of the Oswego City School District, and the district has announced changes for this year’s collection process due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

GRB reports positive student COVID test
September 23, 2020, 7:22 pm | Source
FULTON — A student at G. Ray Bodley High School in Fulton has tested positive for COVID-19, according to the school district, marking the first publicly announced case in an Oswego County school since classes started earlier this month.

Katko: OCO wins $470k ‘Justice for Families’ grant
September 23, 2020, 7:09 pm | Source
WASHINGTON — A nearly half-million dollar grant will help Oswego County Opportunities improve the response of the civil and criminal justice system to families with a history of domestic violence.

Police: Fulton man returned to scene of fatal Hannibal hit-and-run
September 21, 2020, 4:25 pm | Source
HANNIBAL — One teenager is dead and another is in critical condition after a Fulton man allegedly hit them with his truck Saturday then fled the scene.

Local officials, scholars remember late jurist Ginsburg
September 21, 2020, 1:23 pm | Source
OSWEGO — As the nation mourns Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Oswego County officials and legal minds are remembering the iconic jurist who died Friday.

Hannibal teen dead, another in critical condition after alleged hit-and-run; Fulton man charged
September 19, 2020, 11:14 pm | Source
HANNIBAL — One teenager is dead and another is in critical condition after a Fulton man allegedly hit them with his truck Saturday then fled the scene.

Board approves some Buc athletes’ return to play
September 19, 2020, 4:53 pm | Source
OSWEGO — Four varsity sports will commence at Oswego High School this week after a split vote Friday by the Board of Education.

SUNY Oswego on ‘pause’ for 2 weeks; students required to stay put while virtual classes continue
September 18, 2020, 7:33 pm | Source
OSWEGO — Citing the inevitability of hitting the state-prescribed limit of coronavirus cases on campus, SUNY Oswego announced Friday it would suspend all in-person learning and move to fully remote instruction for at least two weeks.

OCSD board set to decide on fall sports today
September 18, 2020, 4:45 am | Source
OSWEGO — The Oswego City School District Board of Education will meet today to discuss the immediate future of student athletics in the COVID-19 era after marathon discussions Tuesday produced no decision.

Lockwood remembered as 'pillar' of Volney community
September 17, 2020, 8:31 pm | Source
VOLNEY — Longtime Volney Supervisor Dennis Lockwood, who died last week at the age of 77, is remembered by colleagues as a family man who put his heart and soul into his hometown, which he led for more than two…

Wastewater data helping local experts identify COVID-19 hot spots early
September 17, 2020, 7:00 am | Source
OSWEGO — Analyzing sewage for traces of the novel coronavirus has become a part of the largest public health response in memory, and local officials have adopted a testing strategy they say could identify outbreaks up to a week in…

LT-5 wins ‘Save America’s Treasures’ grant
September 16, 2020, 8:17 pm | Source
OSWEGO — A $360,000 federal grant will go towards maintaining the LT-5 tug, currently floating under the auspices of the Port of Oswego Authority and H. Lee White Maritime Museum.

Virus spread spurs campus action, anxieties
September 15, 2020, 1:49 pm | Source
OSWEGO — The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Oswego County continues to rise, almost exclusively due to a surge in cases at SUNY Oswego.

NY Sea Grant: Boaters should start winter prep now
September 15, 2020, 1:42 pm | Source
OSWEGO — State experts say while there’s still plenty of time for boaters to enjoy the remainder of the maritime season, responsible owners should start preparing now for the seasons ahead by winterizing and storing their vessels.

Some SUNY Oswego students say they’re sad, frustrated, scared
September 14, 2020, 10:16 pm | Source
OSWEGO — As SUNY Oswego administrators, staff and faculty attempt to navigate the historic challenge of keeping students safe from a global pandemic while also providing its accredited higher education programs, some students say they’re concerned about where Laker leadership’s…

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