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Oswego Mayor Proposes New Sewer Rate Schedule

The sewer rate schedule that was adopted by the Common Council in December 2015 didn’t create parity between low-volume users and high-volume users, Mayor Billy Barlow said Monday night. “I am recommending a modification to the sewer rate schedule that addresses this disparity,” the mayor said. “Our goal is to alleviate some of the pressure for our homeowners and to get our heavier users to pay their fair share.”


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Dennis DeYoung: The Music Of Styx Joins Harborfest Roster

On Friday, July 29, one of the premier free-admission music festivals in the country continues with a special appearance by one of the founding members of iconic rock band Styx. Dennis DeYoung will take the NRG Lakeview Stage at 10 p.m. on Friday, with a performance brought to Harborfest in part by Eagle Beverage-Budweiser.

Pennellville couple arrested for Criminal Contempt

On May 2 State Police stopped a vehicle in Schroeppel for a traffic violation. Investigation at the scene revealed the operator, John F. Doyle, 40, and passenger, Tanya L. Doyle, 35, both of Pennellville, were both in violation of valid stay-away orders of protection between them.

Fulton Man Charged In WalMart Larceny

On April 29, at 4 p.m., State Police responded to WalMart on State Route 3 in the town of Granby for a larceny complaint. Upon arrival troopers were informed by Asset Protection staff that a male and female entered the store, selected more than $500 worth of electronics, and left the store without rendering payment.

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Taking Steps To Stay Healthy During American Stroke Month

Every 40 seconds, someone in our country becomes the victim of a stroke, a disease that occurs when blood flow to an area of the brain is cut off, causing brain cells to stop working and resulting in loss of things like memory and muscle control. Every May, an extra effort is made to raise awareness of the signs and symptoms of stroke through American Stroke Month.

Please Help Support The Library

The Friends of the Oswego Library respectfully asks the citizens of the Oswego School District to support the Oswego S.D. Public Library by visiting their polling locations on May 17 and vote yes for the levy that has been placed on the ballot.

Really!

Most of you have read how three State Representatives are going to sponsor a bill to change a law in Oswego County for 5 Oswego County Legislators. New York State is losing jobs, New York State has a heroin epidemic, and Oswego County has a poverty level that is almost the highest in the state. The infrastructure in Oswego County is failing.

State Makes Investment in Water Infrastructure

Flint, Michigan, has been in the news lately because dangerously high lead levels were discovered in its drinking water. Sadly, it looks as though Flint’s contaminated water could have been prevented with better oversight and management at all levels of government, but the issue cast a light on our drinking water – one of our most valuable natural resources.

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Membership Monday

  The 19th Annual Small BusinessWeek Breakfast (sign up today)  Sponsored by: Pathfinder Bank & SUNY Oswego OBCR The Palladium Times/Valley News KMB Management Oswego County Federal Credit Union Community Bank NBT Bank Big John Sales Shop Oswego, Live Oswego Thursday May 5th, 2016 The American Foundry 24 West Seneca Street. Oswego NY  Breakfast begins at

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Fishing Reports for April 25, 2016

This report courtesy of the Oswego County Department of Community Development, Tourism and Planning. A reminder that from November 1 to May 1, all persons regardless of age, aboard a pleasure vessel less than 21 feet, must wear a Personal Floatation Device (PFD) while underway. Lake Ontario report: According to Capt. Kevin Davis of Catch