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City officials caution residents that water pipes may still freeze. DPW crews continue to restore services to dozens of residents. The process of removing tons of snow from clogged city streets continues as well. The state of emergency conditions will continue a few more days, the mayor said.

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Today’s News: We’ve got an interview with the two lead ‘Millie’ performers along with news concerning Foreign Language Month and some credit advice for teenagers in the Thursday edition of RaiderNet Daily.

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Trinity Catholic School hosts The Not Too Far from home Comedy Tour March 13 at the Lake Ontario Conference Center, 26 E. First St. Following rave reviews from previous years, this will be the third annual Adult Comedy Night for Trinity Catholic School. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., with live music by Mike Shiel. Hors d’oeuvres will be served and cash bar will be available before and after the show.

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Senator Patty Ritchie, chair of the Senate Agriculture Committee, and members of the Senate Republican Conference today (March 4) unveiled their new “Grown in New York” multi-part plan to help meet consumers’ demands for locally-grown food, support local farmers in their efforts to provide quality, fresh food and strengthen rural communities.

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Today’s News: Bodley musical will provide bittersweet moments for several senior performers in today’s edition of RaiderNet Daily.

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Paul Van Dyke, operations coordinator for the Oswego County E-9-1-1 Center, answers a text message requesting emergency assistance. Text to-9-1-1 service is now available in Oswego County. It should only be used when a voice phone call is not an option.

Although it should only be used when a voice call is not an option, people in Oswego County can now text emergency calls to the Oswego County 9-1-1 center. County Legislature Chairman Kevin Gardner (District 13, New Haven), said that the major cell phone carriers serving Oswego County recently installed and tested equipment to verify that the text-to-9-1-1 system works. “We have been working since the fall to have new equipment installed and make sure it’s operational for Sprint, Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile customers,” Gardner said

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10,400 – that’s how many miles of snowmobiling trails New York State is home to. This expansive network of trails means more than just an enjoyable time for outdoor enthusiasts. Our snowmobile trails also represent a major economic driver for our tourism economy, generating roughly $868 million annually according to a recent study by SUNY Potsdam.

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The Finger Lakes Donor Recovery Network recently launched an ad campaign called Pass Life On. There are a series of videos which talk about the importance of organ donation titled “The Greatest Person Never Known” which feature a grateful organ recipient. The ad campaign is designed to help improve the state’s organ donation registration rates, which continue to be much lower than other states.

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Mexico Academy and Central School presents Elton John’s rock musical, Aida. It opens tonight. The high school drama club will be present the rock musical on March 5, 6 and 7.

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The popular Broadway musical Thoroughly Modern Millie is under the direction of GRB Theatre Director Tom Briggs. It runs March 5-6-7 in Fulton’s GRB Auditorium.

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As part of its March For Meals Campaign Oswego County Opportunities Nutrition Services has partnered with Canale’s Restaurant to host a Dine and Donate fundraiser. Stop in on March 16 for lunch or dinner at Canale’s, 156 W. Utica St., or its Liverpool location at 7421 Oswego Road, present your OCO March for Meals coupon and have 20% of your bill donated to OCO Nutrition Services.

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255 Kingdom Road, Volney

Nice ranch home in a quiet setting!

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The Oswego State women’s lacrosse team fell to the Rochester Institute of Technology 11-9 on the road Wednesday afternoon. This marks the first loss of the season for the Lakers as the team falls to 1-1 on the season.

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Sobus Racing and driver Brian Sobus will be holding their Novelis Supermodified team fundraiser for the upcoming Oswego Speedway season on Saturday at Lighthouse Lanes in Oswego with portions of the proceeds going to benefit young Julian Ross, a nine year old Oswego boy battling stage four neuroblastoma.

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After a successful 2014 season in the small block supermodified division at Oswego Speedway, J.J. Andrews will once again team up with Billy Whittaker CARS and TRUX, of Central Square, for the 2015 season. Andrews will seek his first championship in his 18th season as a driver in the division.

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Jared Bellinger and Kristin Rice became engaged on February 15, 2015, at Walt Disney World in Orlando Florida.

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Michael Holmes turns 6 on February 4.

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Warm Up Oswego To Melt Away the Winter Blues

Melt away the “winter blues” on Saturday for the 10th annual Warm Up Oswego Festival. The hottest winter festival in CNY is lead this year by the Oswego Network of Entrepreneurs and promises the best festival yet. “We will have all the great activities that fest-goers have come to love, with a new footprint for the festival!” said Nathan Emmons, festival chair. This year’s festival will have two headquarters, one outdoors in the Civic Plaza area at Oneida and West First streets and the other indoor headquarters will be in the King Arthur’s building at West First and Bridge streets.

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Spotlight: Zink Shirts

T-shirts and Guerilla Marketing fit together like pencil on paper and when combined well can transform a person into a walking billboard of promotion, thought, emotion, ideas, solidarity, or art for its own sake.
Using this approach, illustrator and self-styled Guerilla Marketer Glenn Zansitis created Zink Shirts, a small business on the ground floor at 19 E. Cayuga St., in Oswego.

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Fishing Reports for February 26, 2015

This report courtesy of the Oswego County Department of Community Development, Tourism and Planning. Oswego River report: The water level has been gradually dropping over the last few days running at 3,300cfs this morning. The cold temperatures are still with … Continue reading

Breezy and cold with snow showers today. High 15 – 20.

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