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With summer waning, the city of Fulton Common Council voted unanimously to accept the bid for its winter supply of road salt and do some fall cleaning in the clerk’s office during its regular meeting on Tuesday (Sept. 16).

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It's A September To Remember




Today’s News In The Raider: the French Club and Quirk’s Players have big plans, and a schedule of next week’s Spirit Days are all included in today’s edition of RaiderNet Daily.

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Armed Robbery Suspect - photo 1

State Police in Hastings are investigating an armed robbery that occurred on September 13 at approximately 9:30 p.m. at Speedy’s Mobil Gas Station located at 2634 ST-49, West Monroe. The suspect entered the store, brandished a handgun and forced two employees on the floor and left the store with money from the cash register.

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State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation in Fulton arrested John R. Verdoliva, 47, of 120 W. Schuyler St., Oswego. He was charged with Sexual Abuse 2nd degree and Endangering the Welfare of a Child, both are class A misdemeanors.

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The Oswego County Health Department reported that the Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus has been found in five new mosquito samples collected last week. Three of the samples were taken from the town of New Haven, one from the town of Albion, and one from near the village of Central Square. The Oswego County Health Department also reported that a third horse in southern Oswego County has died of EEE.

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The Oswego County Probation Department reports that its computer servers have been fully restored and it is now able to resume service to the public, courts and clients. Clients are asked to contact their probation officer with any questions or concerns.

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This month, our region is celebrating a major anniversary. It was three decades ago when then Congressman David Martin made the announcement that Fort Drum had been selected as the new home of the 10th Light Infantry Division. What followed was a period of significant growth, including a $1.3 billion dollar investment used to construct 130 new buildings, 35 miles of roadway and more than 4,000 sets of family housing units.

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America was shocked and saddened when news of Robin Williams’ death hit last month. The iconic actor and comedian that made his fame making others laugh sadly took his own life. Many questions arose following his death and many counselors reminded us that even those with fame and fortune are not immune to suicidal tendencies and the mental illness which often triggers suicide.

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Actor and director Milton Loayza of SUNY Oswego's modern languages and literatures faculty will team with video/lighting designer Barry Steele to bring to life "magical moments of truth, horror and deliverance" in fiction writer Julio Cortázar's stories at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 30, in the Sheldon Hall ballroom.

Actor and director Milton Loayza of SUNY Oswego’s modern languages and literatures faculty will join forces with video/lighting designer Barry Steele to bring to life the stories of influential Argentine writer Julio Cortázar in a performance at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 30, in the Sheldon Hall ballroom. In “Don’t Blame Anyone” — the presentation shares the title of one of Cortázar’s short stories — Loayza and Steele will work together to show the audience Cortázar tales that Time Magazine says “can induce the kind of chilling unease that strikes like a sound in the night.”

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A WALK AMONG THE R TOMBSTONES (DIGITAL) 4:55p 7:30p 10:05p BOYHOOD (DIGITAL) R 7:50p DOLPHIN TALE 2 (DIGITAL) PG 4:10p 6:40p 9:10p IF I STAY (DIGITAL) PG13 7:05p LET’S BE COPS (DIGITAL) R 4:40p 9:35p THE DROP (DIGITAL) R 5:10p … Continue reading

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Early clouds with some sun later today. High near 60.

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Literacy Volunteers is holding its first-ever raffle that includes three exciting, warm and wonderful prizes. Grand prize is a set of four Disney Park-Hopper Passes good for one day at Disney theme parks in Orlando, Fla. Second prize is a pair of emerald earrings in settings of white gold, donated by Bridge Street Jewelers and valued at $200. Third prize is a multicolored, handmade full-sized quilt whose maker has chosen to remain anonymous.

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Participants in ARISE programs as well as Oswego County ARC and Oswego County Opportunities had the terrific opportunity to participate in a two-day golf clinic hosted by John Hayes and the Evergreen Hills Golf Course. Oswego Fire Chief Jeff McCrobie served as a volunteer instructor and worked with participants on proper golf etiquette and form.

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Noted local historian and newspaperman Richard Palmer will present a discussion about the War of 1812 journal of Major Robert Carr. The presentation begins at 7 p.m. on September 24 in the Enlisted Men’s Barracks inside Fort Ontario State Historic Site, 1 E. Fourth St. The program is free and open to the public.

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3 Bedroom, 2 bath home with cathedral ceilings and a finished basement.

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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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The Oswego State men’s soccer team lost a 1-0 contest against Wells College on Wednesday afternoon, falling to 1-5-1 on the season. Despite the tough loss at home, Oswego outshot the Express 25-9.

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Lighthouse Lanes invites any and all participants to come and join this racing centered league, focused on gathering Speedway friends and supporters once a month to help pass the Speedway’s off-season. Each team must consist of four bowlers, in any combination.

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The Double Deuce Racing Supermodified, driven by Pat Lavery, will be on display Saturday at Performance Harley-Davidson in Syracuse.

Pat Lavery’s Double Deuce Racing Supermodified, which finished second in the 58th running of the Budweiser International Classic 200 at Oswego Speedway, will be on display Saturday, September 20 at Performance Harley-Davidson, located on North Geddes Street in Syracuse. The display will be a part of Performance Harley-Davidson’s Fall Open House celebration, beginning at noon.

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Jordyn Moon turns 9 on Saturday

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Genna Losurdo

Happy Birthday, Genna Losurdo!

Genna turns 6 on Aug. 23.

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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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CNY Great Pumpkin Festival to feature Pumpkin Pie Contest

Are you the best pie baker in Oswego County? Do you have a secret family recipe for the best tasting pumpkin pie ever? If so, then the Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce is looking for you! The CNY Great Pumpkin Festival, to be held October 4 and 5 in Oswego’s Washington Square Park, will host its inaugural Pumpkin Pie Contest.

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Fishing Reports for September 2, 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 water level has not been above 3,000cfs for the last few days. … Continue reading

Tax Tips

What You Should Know if You Need More Time to File Your Taxes

The April 15 tax deadline is approaching. What happens if you can’t get your taxes done by the due date? If you need more time, you can get an automatic six-month extension from the IRS. You don’t have to explain … Continue reading

Ten Facts about Amended Tax Returns

Did you discover that you made a mistake after you filed your federal tax return? You can make it right by filing an amended tax return. Here are the top ten things to know about filing an amended tax return. … Continue reading




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