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Scriba Man Sentenced To Prison on Drug Charges

Emmanuel A. Frederick (dob: 5/12/59) of Scriba, NY, was sentenced today (July 28) in Oswego County Court to 9 years in state prison, along with 3 years post-release supervision, on each of three separate counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree, a Class B Felony. On July 2, a jury found Frederick guilty of the three felonies after a four-day trial in Oswego County Court.

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Harborfest was relatively quiet and modestly participated this year. There were not as many vendors as previous years. This may have led to this year’s low turnout. And thanks to the many law enforcement agencies, Harborfest this year had a renewed family feeling. Syracuse’s jazz and wine festival and craft fair might have contributed to the reduced crowds, also.

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A look at some of the people and places of Harborfest 2015

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State Senator Patty Ritchie has announced she has secured $150,000 in special funding to help boost tourism by promoting fishing tournaments throughout Jefferson, Oswego and St. Lawrence counties. Funding secured by Senator Ritchie will support more than a dozen tournaments throughout the region she represents.

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The city plans to use the funding to improve its aging infrastructure, specifically its sewer system. The target areas would be on the west side of the Port City and include the city’s component of SUNY Oswego.

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The New York State Beach Water Quality website provides up-to-date information on the status and water sample results of public beaches at Mexico Point Park, Selkirk Shores State Park and Sandy Island Beach, and private beaches at Dowie Dale, Chedmardo, Brennan’s Beach and Ontario Shores campgrounds in Oswego County.

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In case you had your doubts, summer is here. Recent temperatures hovering near 90 degrees have many people seeking relief from the heat. Although many people welcome the warm weather, especially given this year’s brutal winter, there are steps we all need to take to stay cool and avoid health issues when the temperature rises.

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Fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, eggs, honey, wine, and cheese are all out in abundance this time of year throughout the region and will be for the next few months at local farmers’ markets. Farmers’ markets provide an opportunity to buy local and give farmers a chance to provide home-grown produce straight to the consumer. The markets are located throughout the region and we’re fortunate to have as much fresh and homegrown produce as we do in our area.

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Beat the heat this August at the Amboy 4-H Environmental Education Center with two public programs that they will be presenting. On August 11 at 10 a.m., kids of all ages are invited to enjoy a “wet and wild” summer morning adventure with naturalist Pat Carney. Then, on August 16 at 2 p.m., come for a walk through the cool woodlands and wetlands of the center to explore the world of salamanders.

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On October 27, Women’s Network for Entrepreneurial Training and SUNY Oswego’s Office of Business and Community Relations will gather women from across New York State for Connections, a day-long conference to be held at the Lake Ontario Event and Conference Center in Oswego from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Women employees and business owners need inspiration, ideas, information and other women to network with.

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The Oswego County Emergency Management Office has announced that the regularly scheduled quarterly tests of the current emergency notification sirens surrounding the three nuclear power plants at Nine Mile Point will take place Aug. 3, through 7, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. These tests are separate from the full-scale testing of the new siren system recently installed by the nuclear power plants.

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Well-kept home on 9.27 acres in the Town of Scriba

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Nominations are being accepted for additional candidates for 2016 induction into the Oswego High School Athletic Hall of Fame. The Oswego Buccaneer Boosters sponsor the hall of fame and the induction ceremony. All nominations are held by the hall of fame committee for future consideration.

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The Oswego Speedway Old-Timers Reunion will celebrate in a big way come August 8, as the reunion will put on its 10th annual celebration just hours before Oswego Speedway’s 65th Anniversary special, which will feature grandstand admission of only $5. The reunion, once again coordinated by longtime Speedway faithful’s Jim Ferlito and Jim Liccardi, will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on August 8 at Lighthouse Lanes,

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The Fulton Force 16U (15-3) Elite travel baseball team finished first in the Cooperstown Baseball World Championships on July 23 at Oneonta University. The tournament was a weeklong event, hosting teams from the US and other countries. Force went 7-1 during the week. The Force 16U will play local when it continues its summer tournament schedule this week in Baldwinsville, July 30 through August 2.

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Anna Kielb

The Manor at Seneca Hill hosted a very special party on May 29 – the 103rd birthday of resident Anna Kielb. Kielb is a Fulton native, who at one time worked at the Woolen Mill located on West First Street in the city.

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Mary Jo Gadwau and Neil Patrick Cliff exchanged marriage vows in a double-ring ceremony at St. Paul’s church on May 2, 2015. The Rev. Guy Buccaro officiated at the ceremony.

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HELD OVER 2nd BIG WEEK 8:50 MINIONS (PG) Animated with voices of: Sandra Bullock, Chris Renaud, Pierre Coffin 10:30 INSIDEOUT (PG) Animated from Disney/ Pixar with voices off: Diane Lane, Rashida Jones, Amy Poehler BONUS THIRD FEATURE ON FRI-SAT-SUN ONLY … Continue reading

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THE GREATER OSWEGO-FULTON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Membership Monday

Happy Monday!!! The Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate the staff and all the hundreds of volunteers at Harborfest for working so hard in making this year’s festival a success!!! What a fantastic weekend and of course … Continue reading

Membership Monday

Upcoming events at the Chamber of Commerce GOBC Wednesday, July 15th 8:00am Chamber offiice The new Director of Community Development Justin Rudgick and Emily Zipprich from Congressman John Katko’s office will be in attendance to give everyone updates on what … Continue reading

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Fishing Reports for July 24, 2015

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 river has been up and down between 4,000-6,000cfs over the last few … Continue reading

Mostly sunny, hot and humid today. High around 90.

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