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How Many Politicians Does It Take To Change A Light Bulb?

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The city of Fulton could save a quarter-million dollars each year with more energy efficient street lights but a state roadblock makes it impossible for the local municipality to make the change. “It’s wrong,” Fulton resident Dennis Merlino said. “We should be allowed to change a light bulb.”

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A search warrant was executed on the residence of Martin E. Madden in the town of Volney following an investigation conducted by the Oswego County Drug Task Force, the Fulton City Police Department and the Oswego County Sheriff’s Department. The search warrant reportedly resulted in the discovery of 27 marihuana plants and more than two pounds of processed marihuana and fireworks within his residence and outbuildings, it was announced Oct. 22.

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Today’s News: The results from last night’s girls sectional game, and interesting columns about fast foods and nutrition and the effect the media plays on our self-image are all in today’s edition of RaiderNet Daily.

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Jamie Sykut, left, explains the CTE program at Tuesday's school board meeting.

The Career Technical Endorsements program isn’t an alternative to graduation. It’s an added kind of bonus, like a Regents exam plus something extra. So when a student graduates and gets their Regents diploma, they get a little seal on there that says they completed a certain program.

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The Fulton Water Department Flushing Program will begin October 27. Flushing will begin in the morning and continue until sunset. Flushing will start in the southeast quadrant and proceed in a northerly and westerly direction.

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Today’s News: See our World Series predictions along with an opinion article about the state of the lunchroom in today’s edition of RaiderNet Daily.

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The fall is a busy season for the Boosters. Football and soccer keep the Booster Club pretty busy, and resources can run thin. Having the assist from the Lions Club allows us to provide better service to the community, our school and our athletes. The Lions Club is a great asset to the Fulton community and to the Boosters Club.

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Family court needs a person who cares about our children and families, a person who is dedicated to hard work, a person who gets the facts and a person who can make the tough decisions in a fair manor.

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Sybarite 5, a string quintet known to play Radiohead and Led Zeppelin as well as the classics, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 29, in Sheldon Hall ballroom as part of the college's Ke-Nekt Chamber Music Series.

String quintet Sybarite 5 will bring its eras-bridging style to SUNY Oswego at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 29, at Sheldon Hall ballroom as part of the Ke-Nekt Chamber Music Series. The group has taken audiences by storm across the U.S., helping change the perception of chamber music performance, event organizers said. Critics say that from the moment their bows hit the strings, this quintet of talented, diverse musicians takes the audience on an exciting ride that engages the senses and redefines the rules.

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Smiles Mouth Guard

Accidents and injuries are unavoidable when you play sports, but the severity of injuries can be significantly reduced when wearing proper protective gear. While many people think of a sports related injury as a sprained ankle or broken bone, an estimated 3 million teeth are knocked out in sporting activities each year.

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Senior Social Welfare Examiner with the Oswego County Department of Social Services Stephanie Hoxie (second from right) presents representatives from Oswego County Opportunities Services to Aid Families program with a check for $455 in support of SAF House. In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month DSS employees purchased purple t-shirts to help raise awareness of domestic violence in Oswego County. Pictured with Hoxie from left are Sara Gozzi, Christy King and Jessica Shepard of the OCO SAF program.

In recognition of October being Domestic Violence Month, employees from the Oswego County Department of Social Services donned purple shirts, to raise awareness of domestic violence in Oswego County and support the efforts of Oswego County Opportunities’ Services to Aid Families program. To raise awareness and funds for SAF, DSS Senior Social Welfare Examiner Stephanie Hoxie, along with senior team members Linda Rebbette and Jackie Koster, coordinated a drive to sell purple T-shirts emblazoned with “Break the Silence…Stop the Violence” to DSS employees.

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Beginning Nov. 1, ALDI, the nation’s low-price grocery leader, will once again offer grocery shoppers a smarter alternative as the select assortment discount grocer reopens its Oswego store, located at 290 State Route 104E. Known for its premium ALDI exclusive brands, ALDI is able to offer high-quality grocery items at incredibly low prices.

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NY Barge Canal Waterford Flight Waterford, Saratoga County. Locks-4,-5 and 6. Circa 1917.

The National Park Service today (Oct. 22) announced that it has listed the New York State Barge Canal on the National Register of Historic Places. The designation recognizes the New York State Canal System as a nationally significant work of early twentieth century engineering and construction that affected transportation and maritime commerce for nearly half a century.

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2 family home in the City of Oswego.

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By – Chris Porter Photos – Jim Feeney Dave Danzer and Andrew Schartner closed out the 2014 racing season at the Oswego Speedway on Sunday, the same way each had opened it – in victory lane. Danzer pocketed his third … Continue reading

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By – Chris Porter Photos – Jim Feeney Further solidifying himself as one of the greatest supermodified drivers in Oswego Speedway’s rich history, Canajoharie’s Otto Sitterly earned his fourth Budweiser International Classic 200 win Sunday afternoon. Sitterly would take over … Continue reading

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With the annual Mitchell’s Speedway Press/Oswego Speedway Hall of Fame and Awards Banquet just around the corner, Speedway partners continue to renew for the 2015 racing season, including Burke’s Do It Best Home Centers, the official home center of Oswego Speedway. Burke’s Do It Best Home Centers will return in 2015 as the primary sponsor of the always exciting Novelis Supermodified Twin 35s, which made a return to the Speedway racing calendar in 2014.

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The Oswego State men’s soccer team was defeated by host Brockport 4-1 on Saturday afternoon. With the loss, the team’s record drops to 4-9-2 on the year and 3-4-1 in conference.

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The Oswego State women’s soccer team falls to Brockport 4-1 on a rainy Saturday afternoon at Laker Soccer Field. With the defeat, the team moves to 5-7-3 on the year and 2-3-3 in conference.

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Happy 15th birthday to Ashley Losurdo of Raleigh, NC. Her father, Craig Losurdo, is from Oswego, NY. Her mother, Heather Losurdo, is from Raleigh, NC.

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Deanne Marie Abell and Joseph Romeo

Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Abell of Fulton announce the engagement of their daughter, Deanne Marie, to Joseph Romeo. Ms. Abell is a 2006 graduate of G. Ray Bodley High School in Fulton. Mr. Romeo is the son of Debra and Joseph Romeo of Queensbury.

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Spotlight: River Edge Mansion Bed and Breakfast

Local bed and breakfast owner Anne Hutchins always wanted to be the proprietor of a place like River Edge Mansion and in 2007 she and her husband Steve moved into the historic Schroeppel homestead to do just that.

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Local Eateries to Compete for Golden Pumpkin Award

Want to enjoy the unique taste of pumpkin at your favorite restaurant or eatery? Ask them what their entry will be in the CNY Great Pumpkin Festival Golden Pumpkin Award. Planning committee members have invited chefs, cooks, bakers, and baristas throughout Oswego County to feature a pumpkin themed item on their menu during the week leading up the CNY Great Pumpkin Festival.

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Fishing Reports for October 17, 2014

This report courtesy of the Oswego County Department of Community Development, Tourism and Planning. Oswego River/Lake Ontario report: According to Larry Muroski of Larry’s Oswego Salmon Shop: The area received a good amount of rain Wednesday and Thursday and the … Continue reading

Cloudy and cool with spotty showers throughout today. High in the lower 50s.

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